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Howard L. Bair

Howard L. Bair, 87, of Wenatchee, WA, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, peacefully in bed. Howard was born May 27, 1927, in Tonasket, WA to Fred and Lucille (Perry) Bair. After his mother divorced, his step-father, Howard Brumett, filled the father role. Howard served in the Navy for 18 months and was honorably discharged at the end of World War II. He married Betty Jo Tatum on June 26, 1949...

Ima Jean McCarter

Jean McCarter, age 87, of Bellingham, WA, passed away at home on January 6, 2015. She was born in Centrahoma, OK. Jean had four siblings, Theda (Homer) Mitchell, Ruby (Armand) Larive, Charles Bunch and Judy Vail. At age 15, Jean married Louis Fox and moved to Wenatchee, WA to raise her children near her mom and siblings. After her second marriage, she move to Entiat, WA and raised her last two children...

Dale Lee Clark

Dale Lee Clark was born December 4, 1946, in Nespelem, WA to Calvin Clark and Rose Adolph. He lived most of his early years in Keller, WA on a ranch with Rose and Stanley Squetimkin. He also spent much of those early years with his Grandma and Grandpa Adolph (Joe and Agnes), in Disautel, WA, at the old place. He loved being with his grandparents and uncles, especially Bull and Frank. This is where he started his love of stories, nature, hunting, and fishing...

Gloria Delores Ojala

Gloria Delores Ojala, 75, of Wenatchee and formerly of Malaga, died Thursday, April 23, 2015.

Eugene William Cox

Eugene William Cox, 53, of East Wenatchee, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

Robert J. Barto

Robert J. Barto, 70, of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

James Earl Abbott

James Earl Abbott, 84, of East Wenatchee, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

Frances Leona Sherman

Frances Leona Sherman, 65, of East Wenatchee, died Thursday, April 23, 2015.

Elizabeth Mae Tyler (Klingenberg, Kundert)

Elizabeth Mae Tyler passed away on April 20, 2015, at the age of 81 after a courageous battle with CMML. (Chronic Myeloid Leukemia). Elizabeth was born on Valentine's Day, 1934, in Vancouver, WA., to William Franklin and Mary Marie (Hazzard) Tyler. Soon to be followed by sister, Evelyn and six and a half years later, sister, Wilma.

Virginia Elsie Pare Oestreich

Virginia (Gini) Oestreich, 78, passed away in her home in East Wenatchee on November 5, 2014. She was born in Peshtigo, WI, on March 12, 1936, to Arthur and Ruth Geyer Pare. Virginia developed her love of travel and the outdoors during her childhood, accompanying her family as her father's job took them through 16 northwestern states and Canada by the time she entered high school.

Edward J. “Ed” Rudloff

Edwin J. "Ed" Rudloff died Sunday, April 19, 2015, from a brain hemorrhage, in Wenatchee, WA, where he and his wife, Judy have lived for the past eight years. Ed was born on July 11, 1930, in Sibley, IA and lived most of his life in the Seattle area. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He loved flying and was a private pilot. Ed had a successful career as a civil engineer and retired in 1997 to travel.

Wanda Ruth (Ball) Edwards

Wanda, the youngest of five children, was born on Badger Mountain in 1921. Her parents, Eli and Estelle Ball, were pioneers on Badger Mountain before Washington became a state. Eli was a wheat farmer. When the depression came, Eli, like many others, was overextended and couldn't buy seed wheat. The family moved to Wenatchee.

George Howton

George Howton passed away on April 15, 2015, in Quilcene, WA. George was born August 18, 1944, in Arlington, WA. He lived in East Wenatchee until he graduated and went into the Army, where he served four years. He enjoyed trying to out-fish his brothers and was always wanting to catch the biggest fish. He loved panning for gold, rock hounding and photography.

Josephine Louise Hope

Jo L. Hope passed away April 18, 2015, at the home of her youngest daughter in Poway, CA. She was born January 14, 1930, at her parents' home in Charlo, Lake County, MT on a cold, wintry day. Her parents were Olie and Gertrude Johnson of Ronan, MT. She joined a 16 month old sister, Geraldine Marie. No other children were born into this family.

Kimberly K. Gifford

Kimberly K. Gifford, 43, of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015.

Elizabeth Mae Tyler

Elizabeth Mae Tyler, 81, of Moses Lake and formerly of East Wenatchee, died Monday, April 20, 2015.

Cora Faulkner

Cora Faulkner, 85, of Wenatchee, died Thursday, April 23, 2015.

Carol L. Gross

Carol L. Gross, longtime Bridgeport, WA area resident, passed away November 17, 2014, in Cheney, WA, at the age of 95. A Graveside Committal Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the Bridgeport Cemetery, located at 15th and Fiske Avenue. A reception will follow at the Bridgeport Foursquare Community Church, 1300 Foster Avenue. Arrangements by Cheney Funeral Chapel, Cheney, WA.