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James J. Hansen

James J. Hansen, 66, of Rock Island, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015.

Blake Hancock

Blake Hancock, 29, of Malaga, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015.

MaryLou Klosterman

MaryLou Klosterman, 81, of Leavenworth, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015.

Maymie Wise Cozart

Maymie Wise Cozart, 101, of Chelan died Saturday, August 15, 2015.

Jose Medina Escalera

Jose Medina Escalera, 84, of Wenatchee, died, Friday, Aug. 14, 2015.

Nancy Lorene Weld

Nancy Lorene Weld, 81, of Wenatchee, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015.

Jeanne M. Tiedeman

Jeanne M. Tiedeman, 90, of Leavenworth, died Friday, Aug. 14, 2015.

Nancy Aasen

Nancy Aasen, 58, of East Wenatchee, died Friday, Aug. 14, 2015.

Clare Ann Brecto

Clare Brecto passed away on the evening of July 28, 2015 at the age of 88. In the last few weeks she was alive, she accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior and knew she was going to heaven. She was born in Port Huron, MI on November 19, 1926 to her parents, John and Emma Gooding. At the age of 16 she moved to Canada and eventually joined the Canadian Army. In 1954, she decided to move to Spokane, WA. and proudly became a citizen of the United States ...

Ann Henry Bohart

Ann Henry Bohart died peacefully surrounded by her family on August 11, 2015, at the age of 80. Ann is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Milton Hilber Bohart; children and their spouses, Corbin Bohart (Millicent), Langdon Bohart (Penny) and Kelly Riedinger (Ross); grandchildren, Kurt Riedinger (Erin), Eric Riedinger, Savannah Bohart and Mitchell Bohart; step-grandchildren, Jacob Riley (Lakshmi) and Taylor Riley; and siblings, Barbara Bender (Bob) and Chapin Henry III.

Ruth Garthe

Ruth Garthe, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 6, 2015, in Kirkland, WA at the age of 87. Ruth and her identical twin, Ruby, were born “on the farm” in Vining, MN, in October 1927, to Otto and Cora (Oak) Tollefson. The twins had four younger brothers. When she was 15, her family moved to Seattle, WA, to be with their father who was working with the war efforts, building ships.

Goldie L. Sines

Goldie L. Sines, 86, passed away in Bozeman, Montana, the morning of August 11, 2015, surrounded by family. Goldie was born August 26, 1928, in Pataha, WA, to Andrew and Edna (Cline) Snelson. Goldie was a loving wife, mother of four, grandmother, greatgrandmother and great-great-grandmother. After graduating from Cashmere High school, she met Roy Sines, who had just returned from serving in the Army during World War II.

Bruce Allen Armitage

Bruce Armitage, 61, born April 25, 1954, passed into the loving arms of the Lord on July 9, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. Bruce moved to Wenatchee, WA from Centralia, WA in 2009, and was a mechanic by trade. When his health was failing, he used the gift God gave him of a creative imagination, building wishing wells and birdhouses, all unique.

Milburn Douglas Kight

Milburn Douglas (Bud) Kight passed away peacefully into the waiting arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. Bud was born to Mel and Grace Kight in Portland, OR on July 13, 1930, the second of three children. He spent nearly his entire life in Washington State, having moved to Walla Walla, WA at a young age. He graduated from Walla Walla High School in 1948 and Whitman College in 1952.

Doug Jackson

Doug, a member of the Quiet Birdmen, has “Gone West”. Doug was unexpectedly taken away from us on August 6, 2015. He was born November 8, 1939, and raised in Spokane, WA. He graduated from Washington State University, and received his MBA from Santa Clara University.

Oliver “Ollie” Click

On July 31, 2015, long time Grant County resident, Oliver “Ollie” Click, lost his battle with Cancer. Ollie was a husband, father (in-law), brother-in-law, veteran, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was born Oliver Lincoln Click October 13, 1930, in Usk, WA to Owen and Catherine Click. Ollie graduated from Mead High School in 1948. In 1951, he joined the Navy and served as a boiler man during the Korean Conflict.

J. Ronald Rankin

James Ronald "Ronnie" Rankin, 83, died at home Tuesday, August 11, 2015. He was born May 16, 1932, in Firwood, WA to James Forrest and Evelyn Blanche (Ridley) Rankin. While still in elementary school, he moved with his family to Peshastin, WA; graduating at Peshastin High School in 1950. After high school, Ron went to college at Oregon Bible College in Illinois, becoming a minister for the Church of God (Faith of Abraham). On July 22, 1951, he married Virginia Rose Cole at Scotty Creek campground...

Marian Eileen (Peterson) Olson

Marian Eileen (Peterson) Olson, 90, passed peacefully, early Sunday morning, August 9, 2015, after spending the previous day surrounded by her loving family. Marian was born on November 13, 1924, in Cabri, Saskatchewan, Canada to Gladys M. (Nelson) and F. Walter Peterson. The family had moved there to work on her aunt and uncle’s wheat ranch, but returned to Illinois before Marian’s first birthday.