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Ronald Ray Appling

Ronald Ray Appling was born July 22, 1966, in Tulare, CA to Raymond and Alcenia "Cenie" (Turner) Appling. He passed away on October 22, 2014, in Sand Point, AK, doing what he loved - working on a car. Ron attended grade school in Farmersville and Exeter, CA. The family moved to Quincy, WA in 1979, where he graduated from Quincy High School in 1985. At the age of 16 or 17, Ron started working for Central Chevron in Quincy, where he honed his skills as an auto mechanic.

Cathy Ann Burdick

Cathy Ann Burdick was born in Bellingham, WA on April 23, 1958, and spent her school days in Wenatchee, WA, graduating in 1976 from Wenatchee High School. Upon graduation, she moved to Sacramento, CA, where she received her degree in graphic design, then moving to Seattle, WA to work for Boeing. Cathy lived life to the fullest.

Juan Guadalupe Martinez

Juan Guadalupe Martinez was lifted to heaven October 25, 2014. He was born in McAllen, TX on September 15, 1945, to Nasario and Santos Martinez. Juan was a migrant worker during his early years. He met Maria Consuelo Flores in 1963, fell in love and they were married in 1964. To his last day, she was the love of his life. In 1964, Juan and Maria started their own family. Juan worked various jobs and continued to improve the home and quality of life he provided for his family. Eventually, ...

John Daniel “Danny” Gebbers

John Daniel "Danny" Gebbers was born October 17, 1930, in Omak, WA, as the only child to John Gebbers and Martha Gamble Gebbers. Danny passed away October 21, 2014, at Central Washington Hospital, following complications from a fall he took during the summer of 2014 wild fires. Danny's grandfather, Dan Gamble, was an early pioneer in the Brewster, WA area, where he helped establish the new town's steamboat landing, the Gamble Hotel, a sawmill known as Gamble Lumber Company, as well as planting the first apple orchards in the local ...

Anna Marie (Hammons) Shaw

Anna Marie Shaw, 78, of Brewster, WA, left this earth peacefully, at her home surrounded by her loved ones on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. She was born Anna Marie Hammons on April 23, 1936, to Charles and Eula May Hammons in Red Mesa, CO. Anna, one of ten children, migrated with her family in 1942 to the Brewster area, where she remained a lifelong resident. Anna attended school in Brewster. In 1953, Anna married the love of her life, A. Jackson "Jack" Shaw.

Frank J. Braun

Frank J. Braun, 89, of Wenatchee, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Arrangements are by Jones & Jones-Betts Funeral Home, Wenatchee.

June M. Anderson

June M. Anderson, 94, of Wenatchee, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.

E. Roy Curtis

E. Roy Curtis, 87, of Tonasket, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.

Lorna Wiley

Lorna Wiley, 94, of East Wenatchee, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.

Arlene Thompson

Arlene Thompson, 74, of Brewster and formerly of Wenatchee, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.

Leah M. Swindell

Leah M. Swindell, 79, of Wenatchee, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.

Ralph R. Morse

Ralph R. Morse, 77, of Wenatchee, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.

Ronald Ray Appling

Ronald Ray Appling, 48, of Sand Point, Alaska and formerly of Yakima and Quincy, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.

Peter Michael Leslie

Peter Michael Leslie was born in Seattle, WA on March 30, 1938. Following a valiant and prolonged battle with coronary heart disease, he was graced in God's presence on October 20, 2014. Peter was a deeply religious man. Before his death, he expressed his faith many times, and that he would be at peace when resting in God's arms.

Ralph Ray Morse

Ralph Ray Morse, the first born child of Velma and Ivan (Dale) Morse of Manson, WA, passed away in Wenatchee, WA, his home for the last 50 years, on October 24, 2014. Born in Wenatchee on April 21, 1937, Ralph attended public schools in Manson, graduating with the class of 1956, and later attending Whitworth College in Spokane, WA. Summers and vacation time were spent working on the family apple orchard and cattle ranch with his parents.

Richard W. “Fig” Ferguson

Richard W. "Fig" Ferguson, age 81, passed away at home on October 25, 2014. He was born November 14, 1932, to George and Carrie (Holbrook) Ferguson in East Wenatchee, WA. He graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1951, and went to work at Yerxa's Floral after graduation. In 1952, he started working at Alcoa, worked his way up to a supervisor, and was later assigned to work in South Carolina, Brazil and Australia until his retirement after 40 years. He married Mildred Koentopp in 1952, and had two daughters; they ...