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Elizabeth “Beth” Miller (In Memoriam)

Elizabeth Miller passed away peacefully at Colonial Vista in Wenatchee, WA surrounded by her family on June 20, 2015. Beth was born June 29, 1916, to Marie and John Peter "JP" Weimerskirch at Mansfield, WA. She was nine days short of her 99th birthday, when she passed. She was the only daughter of John Peter and Marie, and the third child in her immediate family. Beth's siblings include Mike, Willy, and Gene Weimerskirch.

Lorene Evelyn Goehner Bischoff (In Memoriam)

Lorene Evelyn Goehner-Bischoff was born on November 21, 1924, in Dryden, WA. Her aunt, Emma Radach, served as midwife and she was delivered in her parent's home. Lorene's life on earth came to a close on June 20, 2015. She is now with her Lord and Savior.

Evorine C. (Brewer) Beal (In Memoriam)

Evorine Beal experienced a heavenly reunion on June 18, 2015. She was known to her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren simply as "Oma". Evorine was born to Oran and Betty Lou (Meers) Baggett on November 1, 1928, in Beaumont, TX. Evorine was as special as her name, which was uniquely given to her by her parents, who saw it in the newspaper, but who didn't know it was a typo.

Thomas (Tom) Allen Jones (In Memoriam)

Tom passed away peacefully on July 2, 2015, after a short battle with cancer. Tom was born in Bottineau, ND, where he spent his first 7 years before moving to Wenatchee, Washington. He graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1963 and joined the army in September 1963. He spent 3 years as an airplane mechanic, including one year in Vietnam. Following his army service, he went to work for the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) in Vancouver, WA and worked there for 36 years, until he retired in 2000. Over the ...

Seth R. Wilson (In Memoriam)

Seth R. Wilson was born on May 18, 1977, to Merle and Terri Wilson in Quincy, WA. Seth passed away on June 30, 2015. He attended school in Quincy, graduating in 1995. While in school, he was active in Little League, Babe Ruth, football, basketball, baseball and golf. After graduation, Seth attended WSU and graduated with a BS in International Business. While at WSU, he was a member of the SAE fraternity, where he made many longtime friends. Seth grew up on the family farm working with his grandpa, uncles ...

Michael W. Linscott (In Memoriam)

Michael W. Linscott went home to his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Quincy, WA. He was born October 17, 1953, to Henry and Frances (Knapp) Linscott in Coulee Dam, WA. Mike married Ruth Myra on June 25, 1977, in Quincy and made their home. Mike loved his four boys, their wives and his grandchildren, and in his mind family always came first. His greatest pleasure came from all types of family functions. Mike worked 33 years for Celite Corp. (Kenite), in Quincy, before his retirement. He earned ...

Patricia A. Kerns (In Memoriam)

Pat Kerns, 72, our beloved mother and friend, passed away at home in East Wenatchee, WA, surrounded by her family, on June 30, 2015. Mom loved to work in her yard and take care of her flowers. She enjoyed fishing and going for car rides to visit family and friends. She was very involved with her children's lives. She coached softball and volunteered her time whenever someone needed. She was loved by not just her family, but by anyone that met her. She would always encourage us by saying "Keep ...

Verle Eugene Hesel

Verle was born at home in Carmen, OK, to H. Harold and Florain (Mitchell) Helsel, the eldest son of a Free Methodist minister. He worked many summers on his grandparents' farm in Oklahoma, which instilled in him a love for growing things and a work ethic that served him well all his life. At age 15, he left home to attend Central Academy and College (now Central Christian College) in McPherson, KS.
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Betty Lee (McCollum) Tasker

Betty Lee (McCollum) Tasker, of Peshastin, WA, firstborn child of Walter and Reva (Granger) McCollum, arrived on June 6, 1941 and died at her home on June 27, 2015, with her family by her side. Her first home was the State Highway camp on Stevens Pass. Betty received her education from the Leavenworth school system and after graduating, she worked at the Leavenworth hospital, where she enjoyed the work and her co-workers.

Todd A. Copeland

Todd A. Copeland passed suddenly at his home in Pittsburgh, PA, on Monday, June 22, 2015. Todd was born in Wenatchee, WA in 1968 and graduated from the Eastmont School District. While serving with the Navy during Desert Storm, he met the love of his life, Dana. After serving, he and Dana moved to Pittsburgh, where he earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

Patricia A. Kerns

Patricia A. Kerns, 72, of East Wenatchee, died Tuesday, June 30, 2015.

Lindley Jeanne Tilly-Norton (In Memoriam)

Lindley Jeanne Tilly-Norton, beloved daughter of Shannon (Tilly) and Craig Norton, passed away from medical problems related to a rare genetic syndrome. Lindley spent much of her life in the newborn ICU. She was able to be at home the last 12 days of her life and we are so grateful for the time our beautiful daughter, granddaughter, niece and cousin spent with us. She touched the lives of everyone she met with her darling personality and fighting spirit.

Stephanie D. Murry

Stephanie D. Murry, 49, of Cashmere, died Tuesday, June 30, 2015.

Kathleen “Casey” Anderson

Kathleen "Casey" Anderson, 68, was suddenly and unexpectedly taken from us on June 28, 2015. She passed away surrounded by her family, and all of their love. She was born on April 4, 1947 to Gladys and Arthur Siebens in Portland, Oregon, where she and her big sister Pam were raised in the home their father built. She graduated from Madison High School in 1966.

Eva E. Juchmes

Eva E. Juchmes, 85, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away peacefully on June 28, 2015. She was born at the family home in Loxley, AL on July 2, 1929, to Leander "Pat" and Willie Mae (Sirmon) Middleton. She attended school in that area and met Lawrence Juchmes while he was in the Navy stationed in Pensacola, FL. They married August 8, 1944.

Maxine Elizabeth Zirbel

Maxine Elizabeth Zirbel was born April 16, 1945 and died June 27, 2015. Micki was a longtime resident of Leavenworth and had many good friends here. She was a volunteer at many local charities and enjoyed every one of them.

Gerald J. Cerenzia

Gerald J. Cerenzia, 79, of Chelan, formerly of Wenatchee, died Monday, June 29, 2015.