The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi63° Mostly Sunny


Lo48° Rain Likely


Hi55° Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo46° Rain


Hi61° Slight Chc Showers

Thursday Night

Lo45° Slight Chc Showers


Hi54° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo48° Rain Likely


Hi60° Chance Rain

Saturday Night

Lo44° Slight Chc Rain

Ione Joy Springer

Ione Joy Springer, 89, of Peshastin, WA, passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2014, in Leavenworth, WA. Ione was born in Leavenworth, WA to George and Dorothy Sauer. She graduated from Peshastin High School in 1944. She married Charles "Charlie" Springer in 1946. She was a lifetime resident of Peshastin and a member of the Peshastin United Church of Christ.

Ingred Lynn Hansen

A Celebration of Ingred's Life will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the Monitor Methodist Church in Monitor, WA.

William Erwin Lindert

William Erwin Lindert, 91, passed away on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at home, surrounded by his family. He was born in Bridgeport, WA on May 25, 1923. He graduated from Bridgeport High School in 1941, then he took over his father's apple orchard. He remained an orchardist until retirement. He also had an interest in electrical engineering and took some correspondence courses on it. On August 3, 1951, he married Ruth Miller and they would have celebrated their 63rd Wedding Anniversary this year.

Willie Rhea Cooper

Willie Rhea Cooper passed quietly the evening of June 13, 2014, at her home in East Wenatchee, surrounded by family and friends. Willie was born October 16, 1932, in Violet Hill, AR to Ama "Jo" and Herman Carter. At a young age, the family moved to Plain, WA, where she grew up, attended school and graduated from Leavenworth High School in 1950. Shortly thereafter, she began a long career as a Telephone Operator at Pacific Northwest Bell Telephone. In 1952, she married Harold O'Neal and then, the following year, her ...

James W. Smith

James W. Smith, a longtime Waterville, WA resident, passed away peacefully on June 9, 2014. Jim was born on March 15, 1924, to Elmer and Doris Smith in Bellingham, WA; he was one of five children. He graduated from Mt. Baker High School in 1942, and joined the Merchant Marines in 1943, serving during World War II until 1945. In 1948, Jim was drafted into the Army and served during the Cold War and the Korean War. He was stationed in Japan, Alaska, and South America. Jim married Kay Smith ...

Michelle Lyn (Bird) Nielsen

Michelle Lyn (Bird) Nielsen passed away June 4, 2014, at 22 years of age. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Michelle was born on a lovely summer day, August 24, 1991, in Wenatchee, WA, to Randal Scott Bird and Cynthia Kay (Roos) Bird. She grew up in Wenatchee, where she developed a great love for learning. Michelle kept up with her older siblings by riding bikes, climbing trees, building forts and jumping on trampolines. As a child, she also loved to bake, draw, paint, scrapbook, knit, ...

Ted Zacher

Ted Zacher passed away on June 14, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA, at age 91. He was born to Gustave and Lydia Spies Zacher on October 29, 1922, in Low Gap, WA, near George. The family moved to Dryden, WA in 1926, where Ted developed his lifelong ethic for hard work and his affinity for farming on his family's apple and pear orchard. He graduated from Dryden High School in 1940, and Wenatchee Junior College in 1942, and earned a B.A. in Economics and Business at the University of Washington.

Mark Paul Graham

Mark Paul Graham, 49, of Vashon Island and formerly of Wenatchee and Chelan, died Saturday, May 24, 2014.

Ted M. Zacher

Ted M. Zacher, 91, of Wenatchee and formerly of Quincy, died Saturday, June 14, 2014.

Willie Rhea Cooper

Willie Rhea Cooper, 81, of East Wenatchee, died Friday, June 13, 2014.

Darlo D. Dayton

Darlo D. Dayton, 94, of Wenatchee, died Monday, May 19, 2014.

Robert L. Stevenson

Robert L. Stevenson, 67, of Wenatchee, died Monday, June 16, 2014.

Clint Stoddard

Clint Stoddard, 62, of Waterville, died Sunday, June 15, 2014.

James W. Smith

James W. Smith, 90, of Waterville, died Monday, June 9, 2014.

Jonathan Ray “Jon” Henderson

Beloved husband, father and grandfather, Jon, age 64, died on June 9, 2014. He had been fighting Multiple Myeloma for 12 years.

Harold Allen

Harold Allen, age 86, of Wenatchee, WA, went peacefully to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 13, 2014. He was surrounded by family members. Harold was born in Wenatchee to Dollie and Clyde Allen on December 22, 1927. The family moved to Plain, WA, where he grew up with his brother and sister. At age 16, he enlisted in the Merchant Marines, where he served two years. After his honorable discharge, he returned to Leavenworth to finish his senior year of high school. Harold was the ...