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Roberta D. “Berta” Bailey

Roberta D. "Berta" Bailey, 67, a 30 year Wenatchee Valley resident, passed away on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at RiverWest Retirement Community, following a graceful life of 25 years with Parkinson's. She was born on April 25, 1947, in Wenatchee, WA, to the late Robert K. and D. Genevieve (Orcutt) Walls. Her younger years were spent in the Cashmere and Dryden areas until 1964, when the family moved to the Swauk area, next to Liberty, WA.

Cydney Lynn (Grandy) Mansfield

Cydney Mansfield was lifted to heaven October 5, 2014, in Othello, WA, after a courageous and honorable battle with Leukemia. Cydney was born in Wenatchee, WA on April 14, 1951, to Benjamin and Evelyn Grandy, the only daughter in a family of five children. She grew up in the Chelan Valley and graduated from Chelan High School. Mike and Cyd were married on December 30, 1972, in Chelan. They had two children, Michele and Megan.

Loretta (Kennedy) Koenig

Loretta (Kennedy) Koenig joined our Lord and Savior on October 13, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., after a difficult struggle with MS and other complications. Loretta was born in 1940, to Mary and Herbert Kennedy. She moved to Waterville, WA in 1957. Her family owned and operated the Kennedy Cafe, where Loretta worked with her parents. She soon met Carl Koenig, married and raised six children.

Patricia “Trish” Garrett

Patricia "Trish" Garrett passed away October 6, 2014, in Tigard, OR. She was born March 5, 1938, in Bellingham, WA. Trish grew up in Manson and Chelan, WA and graduated from Manson High School in 1956.

Travis Owens

Travis Owens was born May 18, 1937, in Union, AR to Etta May and Orashio Owens, and passed away October 12, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA. He moved to the Wenatchee area in 1947. He served in the U.S. Army, and when discharged, he began racing cars; his number was "Ribbit 77." He later went into announcing for the Wenatchee Valley Raceway. He married Ruth Atwell in 1987, in Las Vegas, NV (they eloped).

Loretta Koenig

Loretta Koenig, 73, of Wenatchee and formerly of Waterville, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014.

Travis Owens

Travis Owens, 77, of Wenatchee, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014.

Roberta Bailey

Roberta Bailey, 67, of East Wenatchee, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.

Jack A. Smith

Jack A. Smith, 81, of Wenatchee, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014.

Maryann Leel

Maryann Leel, 91, of Oroville, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.

Marcy L. Erwert

Marcy L. Erwert, 84, of Wenatchee, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014.

John T. Nebel

John T. Nebel, 71, of Wenatchee, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

Donna E. Trimble

Donna E. Trimble, 79, of East Wenatchee, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.

Doreen Coppernoll

Doreen Coppernoll, 86, of Wenatchee, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.

Linda Coates

Linda Coates, 66, of Rock Island, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.

Sim L. Brooks

Sim L. Brooks, a longtime resident of Brewster, WA, joined his beloved wife in heaven on October 5, 2014, with his family by his side. He was born January 8, 1930, to Arthur and Nellie (Lee) Brooks in Raymond, WA. He was the oldest boy in a family of 17 kids. He was forced to quit school after the second grade, and was farmed out to a German family to help support the siblings at home. Because of this, he never learned how to read or write, but learned how ...

Virginia M. Nelson

Virginia M. Nelson, 93, went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 10, 2014, while surrounded by her family. She was born to Charles and Annetta Osborne in Waterville, WA on November 24, 1920. She was one of six children and her childhood was filled with family outings, gardening, fishing trips to beloved Lake Chelan, cousin visits to the Colockum, piano lessons, swimming, skiing on Badger Mountain, school and church activities.

Cynthia “Cindy” Osborne

Cynthia "Cindy" Osborne, 60, a longtime Wenatchee Valley resident, passed away October 6, 2014, at home with her loving husband and daughter by her side. Born to David R. and Aileen E. (Arnold) Morrell in Wenatchee, WA on May 29, 1954. Cindy and her family lived in Ardenvoir, WA until moving to Wenatchee in 1968. Cindy graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1972.