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Bill Boyle

We are having a Celebration of Bill Boyle's Life, at 12:00 p.m., on Sunday, August 17, 2014, at Cashmere Riverside Center, followed by a potluck. Please join us.

Doreen Shortsle

Doreen Shortsle, 83, of Kennewick and formerly of Leavenworth, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.

Tex Laverne Troutman

Tex Laverne Troutman, 87, of Bridgeport, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

Tyler Ray Smith

Tyler Ray Smith, 66, of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014.

Hugh W. Moore

Hugh W. Moore, 79, of Wenatchee, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.

Tom Day

Tom Day, of Yakima, WA, left us to dance with Mom on July 30, 2014. He was in Chesterley Meadows Assisted Living Home, Yakima, surrounded by people who loved him dearly. Dad didn't let life just pass by, he grabbed it and lived it to the fullest in his 89 years. A day was not complete unless he could touch another person with kindness. As a father, he taught us by example how to live with integrity, love and a keen sense of purpose. As a salesman for West Coast ...

Natalie Kiirats

Natalie Kiirats died peacefully at home on July 30, 2014. She was born southwest of St. Petersburg, Russia on September 29, 1914, to Alexander and Selma (Toomberg) Filipov. With the outbreak of the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, she and her parents moved to her mother's homeland of Estonia. Natalie graduated from the University of Tartu with a degree in Economics and was a member of the Filiae Patriae sorority.

Roberta Gene Vanderlin

Our beloved wife and mother died on August 6, 2014, at the age of 72, after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family. Roberta was born on February 15, 1942, in Portland, OR to Leston and Zelma Durham. She graduated from Cottage Grove, OR High School. While attending Southern Oregon College in Ashland, OR, she met and married Orville Vanderlin in 1964, and moved to McKenzie Bridge, OR. She and her family first moved to Wenatchee, WA in 1966, and lived there for three years.

Charles “Chuck” Pennington

Charles "Chuck" Freeman Pennington, 71, passed away on Friday, August 1, 2014, in Sacramento, CA, following a brief illness. Chuck was born on October 15, 1942, in Modesto, CA to parents, Reverend Roy and Emogene Pennington. He was a loving husband, great father, and special "Papa Chuck" to his grandchildren. An only child, he also leaves behind numerous cousins, whom he considered the brothers and sisters he never had. From the thousands of phone calls, texts, and Facebook messages the family has received, we know that he also will be ...

Lynne Marie (Heiberg) Murphy

We lost our mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend, Lynne Marie (Heiberg) Murphy, July 12, 2014. She was born on February 1, 1957, to James and Barbara Heiberg in Istanbul, Turkey at a military base. The family moved back stateside, settling in Coronado, CA, and then after the arrival of her younger brother, Chris, in 1960, the family moved across the country to settle in Virginia, where Lynne spent the rest of her youth. During those years, she enjoyed ballet, a love for music, as well as literature, which she ...

Linda M. Beer

Linda M. Beer, 65, of Malaga, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014.

Roberta Vanderlin

Roberta Vanderlin, 72, of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014.

Jacquelyn Jane “Jackie” Berkley

Jacquelyn Jane "Jackie" Berkley, 84, a 13 year East Wenatchee, WA resident, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, WA, following a sudden illness. She was born on January 25, 1930, at Missouri Valley, IA to the late Drexel and Verona (Ruberg) Lewis. She was raised to the age of five in Iowa, before the family moved to Ashland, NE. Jackie was an active teenager; she played the viola in the high school orchestra, was the Drum Majorette and a cheerleader.

Mitch Dodson

Mitch Dodson, 35, of East Wenatchee, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

Lydia C. Riedel

Lydia C. Riedel, 90, of Wenatchee, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.

Lydia C. Riedel

Lydia Clara Riedel, 90, entered into Eternal Rest on August 3, 2014, having passed away at Highgate Assisted Living in Wenatchee, WA. Lydia was born on October 1, 1923, in Lodi, CA. Her parents, George and Molly Heinitz, were blessed with four children, Lydia, and her brothers, Herman, Gus and David. She attended Lodi High School, graduating in June 1943. She met, fell in love with, and married E. Paul Riedel during his one-year internship at the Lutheran Church in Lodi. They were married October 3, 1943, and began their ...