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Howard Richard Foster

Howard Richard Foster, 92, of Spokane and formerly of Peshastin, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.

Gero Eldon Mitschelen

Gero Eldon Mitschelen lost his brave battle with cancer November 11, 2014. He was at home with his wife at his side. Gero was born September 19, 1934, in Noble Township, Branch County, MI, to Levi and Emily Genevieve (Warner) Mitschelen. He was raised on the farm that had been in his family since 1855. He attended Hickory Corners, a one room, one teacher, brick school for eight years, then went to Bronson High School, where he graduated in 1952. Following high school, he attended Michigan State University and graduated ...

Hope Dallman

Hope Dallman, 97, of Chelan, died Wednesday, Nov. Nov. 12, 2014.

Elsie B. Turner

Elsie B. Turner, 89. of Cashmere, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014.

Helen Elizabeth Radach

Helen Elizabeth Radach, 100, a lifetime resident of Cashmere, WA, passed away on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, in Cashmere. She was born on April 30, 1914, to Joseph Edward and Jessie Louisa (Pollard) Bailey in Cashmere. She was raised and received her education in Cashmere, graduating in 1932. Helen married Emil Radach on August 11, 1935, in Dryden, WA. She worked for JC Penney in Wenatchee for a number of years.

Helen E. Radach

Helen E. Radach, 100, of Cashmere, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014.

Stanford F. Skinner

Stanford F. Skinner, 86, of Waterville, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2014.

Charles Benjamin Harrild

Charles Benjamin Harrild, 22, of Yakima and formerly of Leavenworth, died Nov. 7, 2014.

Albert Harold Pitt

Albert Harold Pitt, age 87, of Tonasket, WA, died peacefully on Sunday, November 9, 2014, at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. He was born October 15, 1927, in Stella, OK to parents, Alvin and Mabel (Green-feather) Pitt. He grew up on a cattle ranch until the dust bowl and Great Depression forced the family to relocate to Chelan, WA in 1943. He began working in apple orchards and sheds, until he enlisted in the U.S. Army in December of 1945.

Charles Benjamin Harrild

In the early morning of November 7, 2014, God whispered in Charles' ear, "Come home, my son." Charles Benjamin Harrild was born on January 17, 1992, in Seattle, WA to Julie Harrild. He died peacefully at the Cottage in the Meadow in Yakima, WA, with his grandmother, Kathryn, at his side. He was much loved by many people: grandparents, great-aunts, aunts, uncles, cousins, caregivers, teachers and friends, young and old. He endured many years of disability from the effects of Huntington's Disease, which also took his mother's life.

Wilma Burnham James

Wilma Burnham James passed away in Kennewick, WA on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Wilma was born in Ionia, KS on April 30, 1923, to Ray and Florence Pratt. She moved to Omak, WA in 1941, and was married to Ray James in August, 1942. During World War II, Wilma worked as a telephone operator. Wilma also worked as a bookkeeper for Biles Coleman Lumber Company and Price Motor Company in Omak. In 2005, she moved to Kennewick.

Jerald R. Greenwood

Jerald R. Greenwood, 74, passed away Sunday, November 9, 2014, at home with his family by his side. He was a graduate of Wenatchee High School, class of 1958. He served his country in Germany as a Specialist 4th Class in the Army, beginning in 1959. After the service, he worked for Ederer Crane and retired after 34 years, as an electrician and crane engineer. He loved helping his dad, Ralph Greenwood, work in the cherry orchard on Western Avenue in Wenatchee.

Ruthella Cockrum

Ruthella Cockrum passed away peacefully into the hands of her Lord and Savior Thursday, October 30, 2014. She was born December 9, 1931, to Cecil and Lorena Ray, and remained a lifelong resident of Wenatchee, WA. Her early years were spent "in town", but her greatest memories are those of being raised up Squilchuck Road. She loved sewing, baking, canning and working in the yard with her mother, and spending time with her "daddy" fishing and working in the orchard. She had a large extended family, so over time, everyone ...

Joan Lea Smith

Joan Lea Smith, 72, entered into peace on Friday, November 7, 2014, at Spring Creek Memory Care in Idaho, after complications from Alzheimers. She left behind her husband, Harold Smith of Wenatchee, WA...

Stanford Francis “Stan” Skinner

Stanford Francis "Stan" Skinner, 86, died Monday, November 10, 2014, with family by his side. He was born June 5, 1928, to Floyd and Ruth (Jennings) Skinner. He was raised in Minnesota and moved to Washington State in 1949. Stan met Jean Graves at a dance on a Thursday night and married her the next Thursday in Backus, MN. They were married 65 years, and raised three children. They lived in Tacoma, Moses Lake and Waterville, WA together.