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Florence M. “Flo” Schwab

Florence M. "Flo" Schwab, 82, passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA. She was born on October 22, 1931, in Wenatchee to Earlon "Red" and Audrey (Bridge) Rushton. She was a passionate writer, accomplished artist, and exceptional cook, hosting many family and friends over the years. On January 14, 1972, she married Jerry Schwab and they made their home in Wilson Creek, retiring in East Wenatchee in 1989.

Evelyn B. Marr

Evelyn B. Marr, 96, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away on Monday, October 13, 2014, in Wenatchee. She was born on April 28, 1918, in Wenatchee to James and Elsie (Somerville) Jensen. She graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1936, and attended Wenatchee Business College. Evelyn was a bookkeeper for Douglas County Auditor's Office in Waterville for several years. On August 24, 1941, she married Stanley E. Marr in Wenatchee.

Sandra Lea Collins

Sandra Lea Collins was born on August 23, 1941, to Ronald and Fern (Burns) Collins in Winthrop, IA, joining a family of three older sisters, Rosemary, Betty Jean, and Patricia. Her brother, Ronald Arthur, died at three years of age from Scarlet Fever before she was born. She grew up on the family farm, riding horses over the open fields, entering local horse shows with her father, participating in 4-H, roller skating on Sunday evenings with her friends (when her dad could take them to the rink), playing basketball in ...

Tommy Lee Allen

Tommy Lee Allen, 67, passed away on October 11, 2014, at Veterans Hospital in Spokane, WA. He had lived in Cheney, WA for the past 25 years. He was originally from the Wenatchee area and had numerous jobs in Wenatchee. He retired from Eastern Washington Hospital. His passion was stock car racing. He and his brother, John, loved hunting and fishing together, and he also enjoyed going to the ocean with Tamera.

Wesley Burtch Dickson

Wesley Burtch Dickson, 89, passed away at home in Port Townsend, WA, on October 2, 2014. Surrounded by family members, he left with a smile on his face. Wes was born March 21, 1925, to Audrey and Warren Dickson in Yakima, WA, in the hospital owned by his grandmother. Wes and his three older siblings, Pete, Pat and Dolores, grew up in Okanogan, WA. As a paperboy for the Spokesman Review, Wes won a trip to Victoria, BC, where he was awarded a stay at the Empress Hotel - a ...

Florence M. Schwab

Florence M. Schwab, 82, of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

Randy L. Felton

Randy L. Felton, 61, of East Wenatchee, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

Evelyn J. Carter

Evelyn J. Carter, 94, of East Wenatchee, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

Cydney Lynn (Grandy) Mansfield

Cydney Mansfield was lifted to heaven October 5, 2014, in Othello, WA, after a courageous and honorable battle with Leukemia. Cydney was born in Wenatchee, WA on April 14, 1951, to Benjamin and Evelyn Grandy, the only daughter in a family of five children. She grew up in the Chelan Valley and graduated from Chelan High School. Mike and Cyd were married on December 30, 1972, in Chelan. They had two children, Michele and Megan.

Sim L. Brooks

Sim L. Brooks, a longtime resident of Brewster, WA, joined his beloved wife in heaven on October 5, 2014, with his family by his side. He was born January 8, 1930, to Arthur and Nellie (Lee) Brooks in Raymond, WA. He was the oldest boy in a family of 17 kids. He was forced to quit school after the second grade, and was farmed out to a German family to help support the siblings at home. Because of this, he never learned how to read or write, but learned how ...

Travis Owens

Travis Owens was born May 18, 1937, in Union, AR to Etta May and Orashio Owens, and passed away October 12, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA. He moved to the Wenatchee area in 1947. He served in the U.S. Army, and when discharged, he began racing cars; his number was "Ribbit 77." He later went into announcing for the Wenatchee Valley Raceway. He married Ruth Atwell in 1987, in Las Vegas, NV (they eloped).

Loretta (Kennedy) Koenig

Loretta (Kennedy) Koenig joined our Lord and Savior on October 13, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., after a difficult struggle with MS and other complications. Loretta was born in 1940, to Mary and Herbert Kennedy. She moved to Waterville, WA in 1957. Her family owned and operated the Kennedy Cafe, where Loretta worked with her parents. She soon met Carl Koenig, married and raised six children.

Patricia “Trish” Garrett

Patricia "Trish" Garrett passed away October 6, 2014, in Tigard, OR. She was born March 5, 1938, in Bellingham, WA. Trish grew up in Manson and Chelan, WA and graduated from Manson High School in 1956.

Patricia ‘Trish’ Garrett

Patricia “Trish” Garrett, 76, of Tigard, Ore., and formerly of Manson and Wenatchee, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2014.

Evelyn B. Marr

Evelyn B. Marr, 96, of Wenatchee, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014.

Brian Lee Helseth

Brian Lee Helseth, "Bumpa", passed on September 30, 2014, with family by his side. Born in Anchorage, AK on September 21, 1951, to Wayland and Muriel Helseth, he spent his young life moving up and down the West Coast with his parents and rambunctious four siblings, before they settled in South Lake Tahoe. Always a lover of nature and being outside, he received his AA degree from Sierra College in Forestry, where he also met the love of his life, Catherine Moritz.

John T. Nebel

John Nebel went to be with his Lord on October 10, 2014, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He died peacefully in his home, surrounded by his loving family. John was born on July 4, 1943, in Cincinnati, OH to H. Frederick Nebel and Mary Elizabeth "Libby" Nebel. His earliest years were spent in Philadelphia and Crystal Lake, IL. He graduated from St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati as a proud member of the Class of '61. He received an undergraduate degree from Xavier University and an MBA ...