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Patricia Mae Krell

Patricia Mae Krell, age 84, of Manson, WA, passed away in Kenmore, WA, on September 26, 2014. Pat was born in St. Helens, OR on October 18, 1929. She was married to Robert Krell on May 14, 1949; they were married 65 years. Pat worked as an Assistant Administrator for North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, WA for over 30 years. She enjoyed gardening, walking, numerous crafts, family activities and, especially, her grandchildren.

Remembering Pastor Ray Boone Glessner

God presented Ray to his people here as their shepherd and he cared for them with a true heart and led them with skillful hands. (Paraphrase, Psalm 78:72) "May the Lord bless you and keep you, the Lord make his face to shine upon you and to be tender and gracious unto you. The Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace."

Ralph Ronald “Ron” Gray

Ron Gray, 62, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away on Friday, October 17, 2014, in East Wenatchee, WA. He was born on July 11, 1952, at St. Anthony's Hospital in Wenatchee. Ron spent the early years of his life in Wenatchee, before moving away. He came back to the Wenatchee area in 2006, and spent many happy years with his family and friends. Ron was a larger than life character to all who knew him.

Kevin Kirk Fiske

Kevin Kirk Fiske, age 64, passed away October 16, 2014, from young onset Alzheimer's disease, after living his entire life in overdrive. Born in Lakewood, OH on February 15, 1950, he was raised in Rocky River, OH and Fort Wayne, IN. He graduated from Culver Military Academy in Culver, IN with honors in leadership, sports and art, and he attended Indiana University as an art history major. While there, he was a member of the 'Little 500' cycling team in 1970, that won the University's annual race. He transferred to ...

Stephen D. Niccum

Stephen D. Niccum was a man of influence, compassion, and dedication in his faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. He led his life in such a way that his family and friends felt proud to call him such. A man of peace and humility, you felt blessed to know him, and simply be around him. He truly and authentically loved people. His heart's passion was to be a servant of the Lord, and a witness in love to all he met.

Stephen Niccum

Stephen Niccum, 55, Cashmere, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.

Sara Marie Moody

Sara Marie Moody, 58, of East Wenatchee, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

Michael G. Harris

Michael G. Harris, 74, of Chelan, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.

Wilhelm G. “Bill” Dahmen

Wilhelm G. "Bill" Dahmen, was born in Duisburg, Germany. At age 17, he met his wife, Christel. Four years later, they emigrated to Canada and after three years, moved to the USA and became U.S. Citizens. Bill was in the electrical trade most of his adult life. He retired from Boeing after 30 years, and both he and Christel moved to East Wenatchee 16 years ago.

Robert L. “Bob” Duffy

Robert L. "Bob" Duffy, 84, passed away peacefully at home after a long battle with heart and lung disease. He was born October 3, 1930, in Wenatchee, WA to William L. and Marguerite "Babe" (Schille) Duffy. He attended local schools and, at the age of 17, enlisted in the Navy. He served aboard the USS Alshain, was stationed at Sand Point Naval Air Station, Moffett Field Naval Air Station, California and, during the Korean War, served aboard the USS Antietam, an aircraft carrier, where he worked on the flight deck ...

Dorothy May Kristek

Dorothy May Kristek, 93, passed away on August 11, 2014, at a Seattle area hospital, after a short illness. Dorothy was born in Odessa, WA to Fred and Lena (Weber) Reiman on May 16, 1921. When she was very young, the family moved from Odessa and settled in Dryden, WA. It was there that she spent the remainder of her childhood years, growing up with her siblings, cousins and friends.

Michael G. Harris

Michael "Chief" Harris passed away October 10, 2014. Michael was born in Gladewater, TX to Homer C. and Ida Lee Harris. After the death of his parents, he was raised by his grandmother, R.L. Raines in Walters, OK. After graduation, Michael enlisted in the Navy. His time aboard the USS Kittyhawk was where he earned many promotions and honors. He retired from the Navy after 20 years of service.

Glenn Joseph Gott

Glenn Joseph Gott, age 56, passed away on October 13, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA. Glenn lived his life traveling like the wind. Glenn's travels took him to Alaska, Colorado and all over Washington state looking for a river to fish, field or hills to hunt, or just enjoy the beauty of the land. He would be at your door and, before you knew it, he was on his way, traveling in whichever direction that wind took him, searching for his next adventure.

John Hayner

John was born January 13, 1961, to Mary (Nan) and Fred (Sam) Hayner in Burien, WA. He was the second of three children (Christie Hayner, and Nick Hayner, both of Omak, WA). The family moved to Omak, WA in 1969. John graduated from Omak High School in 1980. In 1982, he decided to join the U.S. Navy. He married the love of his life, Laura (Randall) in 1983.

Randy Felton

Randy Felton peacefully passed away and joined our Lord and Savior on October 14, 2014, after a courageous battle with diabetes. He was at home surrounded by his loving family at the time of his passing. He was born September 9, 1953, to Kenneth and Dorothy Felton in Rogersville, MO.

Raymond Downey Quintasket

Raymond Downey Quintasket was born on January 22, 1947, to Charlie and Etta Quintasket in Seattle, WA. He later said that was the reason they called it King County. Raymond joined his brothers, Ronnie, Leonard, and Larry, and sister, Darlene. His brother, Phillip, would join them four years later.