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Monday Night

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Tuesday Night

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Elsie B. “Ma” Turner

Elsie B. Turner, 89, known as "Ma" to many, died peacefully at home on November 12, 2014. She was born May 30, 1925, in Mary Court, ND. After a difficult childhood during the Depression era, she moved to Cashmere, WA in her early 20's. She began working as a waitress at Shippleys Cafe;. She met Roy Turner, the love of her life, and they married on June 28, 1948. They had five children.

Margaret Ellen Patton

Margaret Ellen Patton, 87, of Wenatchee, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.

Gordon F. Miller

Gordon F. Miller, 73, of Leavenworth and formerly of Cashmere and Wenatchee, died Tuesday Nov. 18, 2014.

James ‘Jim’ Milner

James “Jim” Milner, 82, of East Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014.

Susan Beffa

Susan Beffa, 67, of Tonasket, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.

Jeannine Ellen Ray

Jeannine Ellen Ray, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and auntie, went peacefully to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 5, 1935, in Waterville, WA to Marcus and Bernice Griggs. She attended Orondo Elementary School and went on to graduate from Wenatchee High School in 1953. After graduation, she worked with her parents on the family orchards in Orondo. She met Marvin Ray of Cashmere, WA and they were married December 28, 1967, in Cashmere.

Billy Eugene “Bill” Singleton

Billy Eugene "Bill" Singleton, 70, passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014, from pulmonary fibrosis and pneumonia. Bill was born in Wichita, KS on January 29, 1944, to Max Singleton and Pauline (Brown) Singleton and graduated from high school in East Wenatchee. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Business from Central Washington University, before joining the Army in 1967. He served in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969 (Co. C, 6th, 31st), where he received two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star.

Bud Eric Erickson

Bud Eric Erickson, 89, of Venice, Fla., and formerly of East Wenatchee, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.

Chet L. Partee

Chet L. Partee, 60, of Chelan, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014.

Eugene Elden Armour

Eugene Elden Armour, 85, of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014.

Jeannine Ellen Ray

Jeannine Ellen Ray, 79, of Orondo, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

Bill E. Singleton

Bill E. Singleton, 70, of East Wenatchee, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

Doyle Slechta

Doyle Slechta was born June 25, 1935, on a small farm outside Deloitte, IA. His family moved to the Northwest in 1944. Doyle attended Cashmere High School and participated in basketball, football, baseball and track. During school, he also worked for the Forest Service, where he was responsible for building many trails in the area, especially Devil's Gulch. After graduating in 1954, he attended Wenatchee Valley College and Eastern Washington University. In 1958, he joined the U.S. Army and was stationed in Fort Sill, OK.

Gail L. Quinn

Gail L. Quinn, 70, of Chelan and formerly of Wenatchee, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.

Bonnie F. Schober

Bonnie Fay Schober, 60, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, November 1, 2014. She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Kenneth R. Schober; mother, Ruth Goetzinger of Winthrop, WA; daughter, Leurisa Gutierrez-Zamora and husband, Dante of Albuquerque, NM; sons, Bryce Schober and wife, Rachel of Bothell, WA and Daren Schober and wife, Meagan of Wenatchee, WA...

Irene Naomi (Nelson) Wiggum

Irene Naomi (Nelson) Wiggum, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully November 16, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA. Irene was born on July 5, 1922, in Milaca, MN. She and her family lived in Minneapolis, MN several years before moving to Granite Falls, WA. Attending Granite Falls Schools, Irene was an excellent student. At Granite Falls High School, Irene was a drum majorette, editor of the high school yearbook, and class Valedictorian. Following high school, Irene attended Washington State University, where she met the love of her life, Arnold ...