Daniel Tavis Chapman, loving husband and best friend, father, son, brother, uncle, grandfather, friend and longtime Wenatchee Valley resident, passed away suddenly October 25, 2014, while on his anniversary vacation in Cancun, Mexico with wife, Christine Chapman. They were celebrating four crazy, beautiful years together. Daniel was born on March 10, 1974, in Texas. He moved to the Wenatchee Valley as a tot and graduated from Wenatchee High School.
James M. Croghan, born January 3, 1937, in Manson, WA, left us Sunday November 2, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA. He is survived by his wife, Darlene Croghan; sister, Jo Gilbert of Wenatchee; and daughter, Sherry Smith of Sparks, NV. He also left behind two sisters-in-law, two step-sons, eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Roberta "Kay" Francis passed away on November 3, 2014, following a courageous eight year battle with cancer. Kay was born on December 30, 1946, to Ed and Harriet (Rowlands) Walker in Tonasket, WA. She graduated from Oroville High School and attended both Wenatchee Valley and Central Washington State Colleges. Kay Walker married Richard Francis in 1967. They made their home in Wenatchee and were blessed in 1971 with the birth of their son, Christopher Sean.
Sherry was born in Omak, WA to Leroy and Dorothy McCulley on October 9, 1944, and was a longtime Washington State resident. She passed away at home on October 31, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Sherry's life revolved around her family and she relished every minute she spent with loved ones, whether it was a simple family gathering or partaking in some type of new family adventure.
Stuart Bruce McLeod, known by all as "Bruce", 51, beloved son and brother, died in a tragic automobile accident on Saturday, October 25, 2014, in Hillsboro, OR. He was born in Middelton, Nova Scotia, Canada to Margaret and Stuart McLeod, the first of four sons. Bruce moved to the United States with his parents in 1964, and was joined by three brothers, Rob, Doug and Andy, and the family became very close. He attended many schools throughout the U.S. as the family moved and graduated from Arlington High School in ...