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Susan Jo Beaty

Susan Jo Beaty, born on January 23, 1940, in Wenatchee, WA to the late Joe and Edna (Marr) Hartman, passed away on January 14, 2015, at Confluence Health Hospital. She was raised in Wenatchee and attended Wenatchee schools. In June of 1957, she married Jack Stegeman, and together they had two children, Joseph and Kathy. In July 1966, she married Wesley H. Beaty. Susan enjoyed painting with acrylics, but on occasion, her obsession carried over as her son in-law would tell you, "everything, even the TV cabinet".

Ruthell Baker

Ruthell's heavenly transition started Sunday, January 18, 2015, at 9:00 a.m., surrounded by her husband, John, and daughters, Nicole Monique and Amanda Ruth at home. Ruthell sailed away to start her great reunion in eternal glory with daughter, Krista Lynn, son, Robert John, and other loved ones who have gone ahead.

Fay (Galbraith) Smith

Fay Smith, 91, passed away peacefully on January 17, 2015, from natural causes at her retirement home in Kirkland, WA with her family at her side. She was born Aletha Fay on April 9, 1923, in Okanogan, WA to Andrew and Elizabeth (Cole) Galbraith, youngest of five children. Her grandparents, from Kentucky and North Carolina, were early settlers of the Bridgeport Bar. Her family moved to Chelan, then Cashmere during the Depression, finally settling in East Wenatchee in 1937, and graduating from Wenatchee High School in 1941.

John B. McCarthy

John B. McCarthy, 96, of Wenatchee, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.

Judith D. Crandall

Judith D. Crandall, 77, of East Wenatchee, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.

Loretta M. Graves

Loretta M. Graves, 83, of Wenatchee, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.

Bruce LaVerne Foxworthy

On Saturday, January 17, 2015, Bruce LaVerne Foxworthy, 89, scientist and writer, recycled into the cosmos that had fascinated him throughout his life. Born in Spokane, WA on December 30, 1925, Bruce grew up during the Great Depression in the Entiat River Valley of Central Washington. There, he developed his lifelong fascination with Nature and his love for what he called the "voices of the river."

Geraldine “Jeri” Mollenhauer

Geraldine "Jeri" Mollenhauer, 74, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, January 8, 2015, with her family by her side. Her vivacious personality and vibrant appreciation of life allowed her to beat numerous battles with cancer over the past nine years. In 2001, Jeri and her husband, Ray, moved to Wenatchee to enjoy their retirement years. Jeri's greatest joy in life was her family. She took every opportunity to be involved in her children and grandchildren's lives and interests. Beyond her immediate family, Jeri built a ...

Elma Mae Townsend

Elma Mae Townsend peacefully left this earth to reunite with her husband on Saturday, January 17, 2015. Elma was born on May 5, 1924, to the late Arthur and Cecelia Dodini. Raised in Dixon, CA, she moved to Sacramento after high school, where she met and married the love of her life, Robert Townsend. They raised two children and enjoyed golfing, camping and traveling with friends. After her children were grown, Elma took a job with the California Legislature, working as a secretary, assisting the office of then Governor Ronald ...

Molly M. (Wright) Rose

My mom, Molly M. (Wright) Rose, completed her earthly journey on January 15, 2015. My sister threw a party in heaven and that was apparent by the white confetti falling from the sky. She was in her own bed, surrounded by the things she loved. A special thank you to our Angels from Hospice and Healthy Options, for helping me honor her wishes. Of anyone I have ever met, she exemplified the old gospel song, "It is well with my Soul". She died as she lived... extraordinary, with dignity and ...

Dorothy M. Holland

Dorothy M. Holland, 97, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away Saturday, January 17, 2015, with her three children by her side. She was a proud lifetime Wenatchee resident, where she was born to Florence and Leon Brown on April 8, 1917. Her life in the valley included attendance at Whitman and Sunnyslope schools, before moving to Dryden, where she graduated from high school in 1936. Following graduation, Dorothy moved to Seattle, where she attended Wilson Business College and developed skills she would later use as a bookkeeper for the family business.

Reverend Lloyd Henry Running

On January 17, 2015, surrounded by his three daughters, Reverend Lloyd Henry Running, 76, went home to be with our Lord and Savior. Lloyd was born in Missoula, MT on December 11, 1938. He was the son of Doretta A. Bedard and Clinton H. Running. Lloyd loved the outdoors and grew up spending time with his dad hunting and fishing. He loved his parents and brothers and sisters very much. His family meant the world to him and he and his siblings stayed close throughout their entire lives. He was ...

Dianna Mary (Glann) Wooten

Dianna was given life by the late Robert R. Glann Sr. and Rosalie M. (Gustafson) Glann on September 11, 1953, and left us for heaven on January 17, 2015. She lived her entire life in the Wenatchee Valley, graduating from Eastmont High School in 1971. Upon graduating, she enrolled into the Wenatchee Valley Beauty College and, after one year, was a licensed cosmetologist. She worked in several beauty salons before starting her own beauty shop in her home for 35 years.

Gary Gene Shaw

Gary Gene Shaw was born August 11, 1951, in Pampa, TX and joined his father in heaven January 18, 2015, in Wenatchee, WA.

Lendell Ann Meyer

Lendell moved from her earthly home to her heavenly mansion on January 16, 2015. She was surrounded by her loving family.

Marian Weythman

Marian Weythman, 86, of Monitor, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.