Ronald L. Haight, 73, a lifelong resident of the Lake Chelan area, died Saturday, January 17, 2015, in his home. He was born October 1, 1941, to Vic and Eula Haight at St. Anthony's General Hospital in Wenatchee, WA. He and his siblings, Mona and Jerry, were raised in Chelan, WA. He graduated from Chelan High School in 1960. At the age of 19, he joined the Air Force and retired after 20 years of service as a decorated Technical Sergeant.
Madelene was born on November 8, 1926, at Burley, ID to Tom E. and Viola Lassiter. They later moved to Beverly Hills and then on to Los Angeles, CA, where they resided for six years. A brother, Tom O., was born during that time. The family then moved to Washington and settled on a small wheat ranch outside of Withrow, WA. Madelene went to Willow Springs School, a one-room schoolhouse that her dad had attended when he was a child. Later brother, Glen; sister, Eleanor; and brother, Roy were born.
Leonard James McGaughey joined his Heavenly Father January 26, 2015, surrounded by his family, as cancer had returned in his airway. He was born July 26, 1922, in Louisville, CO to Patrick Lawrence and Maryanne (Cummings) McGaughey as the third of four sons.
Inez Virginia Sharp, 90, a 53-year resident of Cashmere, died Friday morning, January 23, 2015 at Central Washington Hospital. She was born on October, 16, 1924 to Roy F. and Florence L. (Linton) Davis in Deadwood, S.D. Inez attended grade school in Deadwood.
Janet Lucille Norton, a former resident of Chico, CA, passed away on January 14, 2015, at East Wenatchee, WA. She was born in Chico, CA on December 10, 1934, to Norwood and Alice Reinemer McNair of Durham, CA. She attended Durham schools, graduating in 1952 from Durham High School. She later attended Chico State College. After college, she was employed by Sierra Tractor (Peterson Tractor) and later, Chico State.
Larry Jordan passed away peacefully at his home in Wenatchee, WA on January 25, 2015, surrounded by his family. Larry was born in Waterville, WA and raised on his family's farm in Withrow, WA. He graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1952, then served in the U.S. Army at Fort Lewis for two years, before being honorably discharged.