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Michael Ontiveros

Michael Ontiveros, 25, a lifelong Rock Island, WA resident, passed away March 13, 2015. Michael will forever be remembered as Really Happy and ALWAYS with a Smile On His Face.

Frances Marguerite “Peggy” Stremke

Frances Marguerite "Peggy" (Hargreaves) Stremke, 88, surrounded by family, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Jesus needed another angel. She was born August 1, 1926, to Frank and Carmen (Peters) Hargreaves in Milwaukee, WI. Peggy married the love of her life, Robert "Bob" Alfred Stremke on New Years Eve, December 31, 1942, at Fort Lewis, WA, while Bob was serving in the Armed Forces during World War II. When he was shipped out, she worked in a war plant, polishing lenses for the bombardiers.

Margaret Ellen Egeness

Margaret Ellen Egeness, 74, of East Wenatchee, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

Michael Ontiveros

Michael Ontiveros, 25, of Rock Island, died Friday, March 13, 2015.

Charles Richard Weaver

Charles Richard Weaver, 91, of Wenatchee and formerly of Stevenson, died Monday, March 16, 2015. Arrangements are by Telford’s Chapel of the Valley, East Wenatchee.

Susan Janet Maughan

Susan Janet Maughan, age 76, a 5-year resident of Bullhead City, AZ, was called home by her Lord on Friday, March 13, 2015, where she was reunited with her son, Jeffery Alvin. Susan was born January 1, 1939, in Wenatchee, WA. She was a loving wife of 60 years. She was a hard worker and worked side-by-side with her husband for 38 years as self-employed restaurant owners.

Donald A. Miller

Donald A. Miller, 90, of Wenatchee, WA, died March 6, 2015. He was a proud Navy Veteran of World War II and later, flew for Northwest Airlines for over 30 years. Except for flying, his most enjoyable work was when he was a Douglas County Planning Commissioner.

Franklin Douglas Isaacs

Franklin Douglas Isaacs went to be with the Lord on March 15, 2015. Frank was born in Ashland, KY on June 8, 1935. He moved to the Wenatchee Valley with his parents and siblings in 1940, where his father worked for the railroad. Frank was a successful hairdresser and performer in the 60's and 70's in Seattle, and in his later years, chose to settle down in Longview, WA, where he became a member of the 1414 Club. He spent many hours there surrounded by good friends.

Margaret Elizabeth Jarrell

Margaret Elizabeth Jarrell, 89, a resident of Brewster, WA, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at Harmony House, surrounded by friends and family. Born in 1925 in Everett, WA, she attended Arlington High School, where she played clarinet in the band and graduated in 1945. She met her future husband, Mr. Jarrell, while working at the Veteran's Administration in Seattle, WA and they were married in 1948 at a church in Seattle.

Jack E. Jones

Jack E. Jones, 73, of Wenatchee, died Friday, March 13, 2015.

Clarence Emmett “Mark” Marquess

Clarence "Mark" Marquess, 89, passed away peacefully in his East Wenatchee home January 19, 2015, with his family at his side. He was born March 26, 1925, in Bassano, Alberta, Canada. He was the youngest of ten children born to Clarence and Virginia (Williams) Marquess. At the age of a year old, his mother was tragically killed in a car accident, which left him to be raised on the family farm in Gem by his father and older brothers. Growing up on the farm, he quickly learned the meaning of ...

John Scott Hedges

John Scott Hedges, 67, died March 3, 2015, in Coeur d'Alene, ID. He was born July 10, 1947, in Seattle, WA to Hugh Scott and Iola (Anderson Rush) Hedges. The family moved to Wenatchee in 1954. John graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1965, and from the University of Washington (cum laude) in 1969. In 1971, he went to work for the Chelan County PUD, retiring in 2001.

Donald Dale Pepin, Sr.

It is with great sadness that we write of the passing of Donald Dale Pepin, Sr. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, his generosity and his love of life. His adventurous spirit took him all over the world. Don was born and raised in Cashmere, WA. His first job was in the hot summer sun, with a shovel and sledgehammer, working for the railroad. He said he learned the value of hard work that summer. He knew then that he wanted an education and to serve and ...

Richard Winn

Richard Winn left us on March 6, 2015, to be with our Lord. He was born to Minor and Marie Winn on April 16, 1929, in Wenatchee, WA, where he received his education, graduating from Wenatchee High School. Between the years of 1950 to 1953, he served in the Marine Corps as a Sergeant and Field Wireman. Then he attended Wenatchee Valley College. On September 6, 1953, he met and married the love of his life, Thelma Reed, and they had 52 wonderful years together.

Theodore L. “Ted” Feil

Theodore L. "Ted" Feil, 90, passed away at home in Chelan, WA on Saturday, March 14, 2015. He was born October 23, 1924, to J. Joseph and Theresa Feil on their farm in Grandview, WA, the fifth child of seven. They lived on the farm, learning the value of the church community by helping the other families of the area with their farm crops until 1934, when they moved into town. It was during this time of his life, that he met his future wife, Helen Robert. She was sitting ...

Doris Marie (Faudree) Frederick

Doris Marie (Faudree) Frederick was born June 19, 1936, in South Cle Elum, WA to Melvin W. and Esther L. (Anderson) Faudree. When Doris was four, she was joined by her younger sister, Arlene. Doris attended school in South Cle Elum and Cle Elum. Her family moved to Othello, WA in 1952, where her father continued his career as a railroad conductor and Esther taught school. Doris's parents were also in business in Othello, and Mel served as mayor. Doris graduated from Othello High School in 1954, and began attending ...

Merton Morris Hiatt

Merton Morris Hiatt was born to Mary Myrtle (Morris) and Leon Elmer Hiatt on May 22, 1922, at Kalispell, MT. The family came to Dryden, WA in 1929, where they purchased a grocery store. He graduated from Dryden High School as Valedictorian in 1939. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in October 1942, and served in the 104th Infantry division in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. Mert was discharged December 1945 and was a Bronze Star recipient. He then resumed his employment with the Columbia Concrete Pipe Co. and later ...

Vivian Rosalie (Reinke) Meyer

Vivian Rosalie (Reinke) Meyer, 89, a longtime resident of Quincy, WA, peacefully journeyed to her heavenly home on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Vivian was born to Ernest and Ella Reinke on March 12, 1926, in Buhl, ID. She married Irwin Louis Meyer on February 10, 1946, in Buhl, ID, where they farmed for five years before moving to Quincy the spring of 1955.

Frank Stanley Metcalf

Frank Stanley Metcalf, age 57, passed away at his home in Wenatchee, WA on March 8, 2015. Frank was born in Hackensack, NJ and was a cook for most of his adult life.