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John Kenneth Mullen

John Kenneth Mullen, 46, of Wenatchee, died Friday, June 19, 2015.

Dwain L. Denton

Dwain L. Denton, 81, passed away June 20, 2015, at his home in Malott, WA. He was born to Sidney and Hettie Denton on August 23, 1933, in Malott. He attended school in Malott and Okanogan and graduated high school in 1951. After graduating, he worked for the Okanogan grocery until he joined the U.S. Army in 1952, serving until 1955. He married Mary Lou Key on July 24, 1955 at the Malott United Methodist Church. Following their marriage, they lived in Okanogan, before moving to Malott in 1956, where ...

Melvin Leroy Ames

Surrounded by family at home, Melvin Leroy Ames, of Okanogan, WA, went to be with the Lord on June 13, 2015, at 2:48 p.m. Born January 4, 1940, Mel was born in The Dalles, OR, the oldest of three children to Herbert and Beulah Ames. Prior to his birth, the family left Lamar, CO during the dust bowl to Irrigon, OR and settled above Maupin, OR on a 600 cow-calf operation. Mel grew up a cowboy on that ranch with his little sister, Millie, and at 16, moved to a ...

Robert Edward “Bob” Keller

Bob was born in Dryden, WA to Michael and Mary Keller, the oldest of three children. After graduating from Dryden High School in 1944, Bob joined the Marine Corps, 4th Marine Division, where he was a machine gunner in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. He returned home and took some classes at Farragut State College. Bob met his future wife, Florence Healy, at a USO dance in Coeur d'Alene, ID...

Evorine C. Beal

Evorine C. Beal, 86, of East Wenatchee, died Thursday, June 18, 2015.

William “Bill” Lee Sutton

William "Bill" Lee Sutton passed away peacefully at his home in Peshastin, WA on Monday June 15, 2015. Bill was born on May 5, 1932 in Yakima WA. After graduating from Davis High School, he attended WSU. He was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and was a Cougar through and through. Bill served his country in the U.S. Army and was proud to be an honorably discharged Korean War Veteran...

Alta Elizabeth “Sunny” Hughes

Sunny was born August 23, 1925, in Roseburg, OR and she was joined by her sister, Gladys, four years later. Her early years were spent between Washington and Oregon and it was in her high school years that she came to live in Lake Stevens, WA. At an early age, Alta earned the nickname "Sunny" for her bright personality, blonde hair, sense of adventure and mischievous nature, a name that stuck throughout her life...

Bernice Alice “Birdie” (Richardson) Lockwood

Bernice Alice "Birdie" (Richardson) Lockwood was born January 30, 1925, in Chelan, WA and passed away June 18, 2015, after a stroke. Birdie was raised in the town of Chelan and graduated from Chelan High School in 1943. In 1943, she married Donald Hawley and they resided in Lakeside...

Bo (Boyden) Brooks

Bo (Boyden) Brooks died last December 12, 2014, following complications related to a fall. Bo was a very private person and had requested that no obituary be published. Her contributions to the residents of the region through her career with the Chelan County and North Central Regional Libraries deserve notice, so in lieu of an obituary, this appreciation of her life is offered...

Sophia D. Hanson

Sophia D. Hanson, 48, of Wenatchee, died Monday, June 15, 2015.

Bernice A. Lockwood

Bernice A. Lockwood, 90, of Wenatchee, died Thrusday, June 18, 2015.

June E. Gray

June E. Gray, 96, of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, June 17, 2015.

Gayle Lynn McVay

Gayle Lynn McVay was born in Soap Lake, WA on August 14, 1957, to Dale and Margy McVay. His family settled in East Wenatchee, WA, where he attended school. He began working various jobs at a young age; he was known to be "the hardest working man you could ever meet"...

June Edith Felse Gray

June Gray, 96, passed away at her home June 17, 2015, after a short battle with cancer. During her last days, she was surrounded by many family members and special friends. At age 96, June was still active and an avid Mariners fan. She loved beating others at Farkhal or any kind of competitive card game...

Raynell (Kutil) Lewis

Our loving mother and grandmother passed away on June 12, 2015, in Spokane Valley, WA. Raynell was born on February 15, 1931, to Jennie and John Kutil in Manson, WA, where she spent her youth. In her high school years, she participated in band, enjoyed going to school dances and was voted the Apple Blossom Queen...

Mable Knowles

Mable Knowles passed away on June 14, 2015, surrounded by her loving family. A beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend - she is missed beyond measure. Mable Lois Knowles was born on April 4, 1933, to Charles and Annette Osborne of Waterville, WA. She was the youngest of six children. Her sweet, cheerful personality made her beloved by all...