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Myrt DeRooy

Myrt DeRooy, 93, of Wenatchee, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015.

Robin Dee Hughes

Robin Dee Hughes, 62, of Wenatchee, died Monday, Oct. 5, 2015.

Robert L. Hansen

Robert L. Hansen, age 75, of Malott, WA, died suddenly at his home the morning of September 29, 2015. He was born in Seattle, WA on October 11, 1939. He graduated from Roosevelt High School and married Barbara Ballard on November 12, 1960. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather...

Theodore Russell “Ted” Hill

Ted Hill passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2015, after battling a short illness. Ted was born in Spokane, WA on July 8, 1952 to Russell G. and Viola G. Hill. Ted graduated in 1970 from North Central High School in Spokane, WA. Being a proud Cougar, he graduated from Washington State University in 1974...

Mark Andrew Jackson

Mark Andrew Jackson, 57, of Vandalia, MT, passed away October 1, 2015, while elk hunting with his soul mate Karen Jackson, of a heart attack. Mark was born in Wenatchee, WA, August 25, 1958, to Buddy and Bonnie (Anderson) Jackson. He graduated from Eastmont High School, Class of 1976. Later, he attended a Montana outfitter and guide service school, graduating top of his class...

John Robert Boadle

John Robert Boadle, 54, of Wenatchee, died Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015.

Larry Alvin Hightower

Larry Alvin Hightower passed away peacefully on September 24, 2015, at the Hospice House in Kennewick, WA. Larry was born in Batesville, AR on May 27, 1947, to Arthur and Mary Hightower. After attending high school, Larry moved with his family to Washington State in 1967. Larry married the love of his life, Laura Poston on June 9, 1972, and pursued a career as a truck driver.

Kathaleen Marie Dungan Russell

Kathaleen "Chick" Marie Dungan Russell, 90, passed away at her home in Omak, WA on Sunday, August 9, 2015. She was born in Oroville, WA on July 30, 1925, to Joe and Della Dungan. She attended school in Oroville and later in Marcus, WA. Chick moved with her family and the family home (structure) to Kettle Falls, when the town of Marcus was flooded by back-up water from Coulee Dam. She was a 1944 graduate of Kettle Falls High School...

Willard Kimberlin “Kim” Miller

Kim, age 75, lost his battle with prostate cancer on September 9, 2015. He fought a good fight and the family is so thankful for the support of Home Hospice. Kim had all of his family near his side during the final days. An additional thanks to his niece, Amy Fischer, and sister-in-law, Jonnie Kae Smith, for the extra care of Kim in the end. Kim was born on September 30, 1940, to Dr. Claude and Amy Miller in Wenatchee, WA...

Gerald “Jerry” Baker

Jerry Baker, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away on September 24, 2015, at the age of 71. Jerry grew up in West Seattle, WA, eventually becoming a stand out athlete in both football and baseball for West Seattle High School. Following graduation, he attended Washington State University, receiving scholarships for both football and baseball. He then continued his pitching career with a New York Yankee farm team in Sarasota, FL...

Duane Eugene “Dewey” Brown

Dewey Brown was born to Ralph and Arloine Brown on December 16, 1944, in Palm Springs, CA. He grew up in Spokane, Lind, and Davenport, WA, and graduated from Davenport High School in 1963. He attended Eastern Washington State College from 1963 to 1968 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education...

Denny Viebrock

Denny Viebrock, 73, passed away at his home on September 20, 2015. He was born on May 5, 1942, to Henry C. "Chuck" and Martha (Grande) Viebrock of Waterville, WA. He was a lifetime resident of Waterville, graduating from Waterville High School in 1960, then enlisting in the U.S. Navy in 1961. Denny served on the U.S.S. Saratoga and the U.S.S. Canbera, finishing his tour of duty at U.S. Naval Station Treasure Island, in San Francisco, CA...

Jean (Akers) Johnson

Jean (Akers) Johnson, 85, of Rock Island, WA, passed away on September 27, 2015, at home, surrounded by her family. She was born in Snohomish, WA on June 30, 1930. Her family settled in Curlew, WA, when she was in the third grade. Jean and her twin brother, Frank Akers, loved to ride horses and go deer hunting together.

Margie L. Mayfield

Margie L. Mayfield, 75, of Dryden, WA, and lifelong Wenatchee Valley resident, passed away at Highgate Cottage, in Wenatchee, WA, on Thursday, October 1, 2015, following an extended illness. She was born on June 29, 1940, in Cashmere, WA to the late Graham and Helen (Day) Caudle. She was raised in Cashmere and attended school, graduating with the Class of 1958. Margie met Jim W. Mayfield, and they were married on August 8, 1958, in Cashmere. They made their first home together in Dryden, WA. In 1966, they moved to ...

Thomas P. Konicke, M.D.

Thomas P. Konicke, M.D., 75, beloved father and grandfather, passed away peacefully in his home after a long illness on September 29, 2015. Dr. Konicke was born in Hobart, IN, to Stanley and Agnes Konicke. He graduated from Lew Wallace High School in Gary, IN, received a BA in Chemistry, a MS in Pathology and his M.D. from Indiana University and interned at Iowa Methodist Hospital. Tom also served our country as an Army Captain at Ft. Gordon, GA.

Donna (Low) Heinrich

Donna (Low) Heinrich beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on September 30, 2015, at the age of 70, in Wenatchee, WA. Donna is survived by her husband, Larry Heinrich of Wenatchee, WA; daughter, Sheri (Bryan) Gorne; and grandsons, Bryce and Kyler of Anchorage, AK; son, Todd (Julie) Heinrich of Deer Park, WA; brothers, Pat Garvey, Jeff Garvey and Jim Low. She is preceded in death by her father, Ralph; mother, Irma; and brothers, Gary and Dick. In lieu of flowers, we ask that you take a moment to hug ...