Thelma Schneider Floener, a 52 year resident of Colville, passed away after a courageous four year battle with cancer on June 27, 2014, in her Colville home, at the age of 74. She was born on September 8, 1939 in Waterville, WA, the daughter of Walter and Vera (Ogle) Schneider.
Delbert Earl "Beau" Williams, 75, a resident of Wenatchee WA since 1969, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Cashmere Convalescent Center. Beau was born February 5, 1939, in Illinois to Vermont and Margret Williams. He was one of four children. Beau received his education in Hume, IL, where he enjoyed playing on the school's basketball teams. After graduating, he enlisted in the US Army, serving two years in Korea. Returning to the US, he was stationed at Fort Lewis in Olympia, WA, where he met his bride, Carol Brady; ...
Rose Squires, of East Wenatchee, WA, was called home on July 6 2014, peacefully, surrounded by her family. Rose was born in Wichita KS, on April 7 1941, to Owen Bert Towles SR. and Dorothy "Boyce" Towels. She was the fourth of eight siblings. Rose grew up in Wichita KS, where she met the love of her life, Nathan S. Squires.
Karen Filer Knapp, 77, of Bridgeport, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 3, 2014, after an extended battle with chronic kidney and heart disease. Karen was born on July 27, 1936 to Dwight and Marguerite Filer in Twisp, WA. She married Paul Knapp on August 1, 1954 and they were married for 26 years.
Marianne M. Haubner, 81, a resident of Leavenworth for the past 22 years, died Friday July 4, 2014, at Confluence Health Care Hospital in Wenatchee. She was born April 1, 1933, to Karl and Anna (Schafer) Kaufmann at Langenselbold, Hanau, Germany, where she was raised and educated.
Mary J. Melander was 91 and a longtime Wenatchee resident, when she passed away on July 1, 2014. She was born on August 10, 1922, to Charles and Carri (McDaniel) Diggs in Sterling, NE. On December 14, 1940, Mary and Leonard Melander were married in Sterling; she was a farm wife on a farm in Iowa.
Lawrence L. "Butch" Buse, a lifelong resident of Waterville, WA, passed away peacefully on July 2, 2014. He was born to Otto and Amelia (Daling) Buse on May 4, 1931, in Waterville. After graduating from Waterville High School, Butch attended Gonzaga University and got a Bachelor's degree in business.