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Blake Thomas Hancock

Blake Thomas Hancock, a kind and gentle soul, lost his courageous and graceful battle with esophageal cancer on the morning of August 13, 2015, surrounded by his heart broken family. Blake Thomas Hancock was born on January 1, 1986, to Shane and Marilee Hancock, joining brother, Sean and sister, Tela. Blake was a happy soul, whose smile and contagious sense of humor brought joy to those who knew him...

John Maurice “Coach K” Kalahar

John Maurice "Coach K" Kalahar was born on June 28, 1944, and passed away August 4, 2015, comfortable and surrounded by his close family. Our beloved John was born to Dorothy (Weeks) Kalahar and Edward Desmond "Kelly" Kalahar. He grew up in Wenatchee, WA, attending grade school, junior high, and high school. In 1962, John graduated from Wenatchee High School, where he was a three year letterman in baseball and skiing. In 1994, Wenatchee High School honored John and his brother, Dean together with "Distinguished Alumni" recognition...

Pam “PJ” Brosious

A Celebration of Life for Pam "PJ" Brosious will be held Saturday, August 29, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. in the Rocky Reach Dam Museum, 4th floor conference room. Please come to share stories, smiles, tears, laughter and hugs, as we celebrate the kind person that she was and to cherish all of the lives that she touched. Entrance will be through the Visitor's Center with an ice cream social to follow.

James “Joe” Hansen

James “Joe” Hansen was born March 28, 1949, in Madison, SD to Kenneth and Vivian Hansen. He was number eight of 17 siblings. He was a proud veteran serving in the Air Force, Navy and Army National Guard. He served two tours in Vietnam and received honorable discharges from all three branches. James married Donna Neville on August 1, 1981, in Roswell, SD and again on March 11, 1982, because once wasn’t enough...

A Memorial Celebration for Dr. John D. Manhart

In honor of my father, I, Fred Manhart, want to extend an invitation to all who would like to celebrate his life, sharing in a memorial celebration at the Manhart home. This includes neighbors, friends, former patients, Wenatchee Valley Hospital and clinic friends and co-workers, Rotarians, Applarians, and anyone who would like to stop by and help me celebrate his life...

Neval Allen Harris

Neval Allen Harris, 51, of Plain, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015.

Albert Losvar

Albert Losvar, 88, of Loomis, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015.

Mary Pappadakis Hohn

Mary Pappadakis Hohn, 88, of Wenatchee, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015.

Max Singleton

Max Singleton, 91, of East Wenatchee, died Monday, Aug. 17, 2015.

Judith I. Bentley

Judith I. Bentley, 81, of Waterville, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015.

Clare Ann Brecto

Clare Brecto passed away on the evening of July 28, 2015 at the age of 88. In the last few weeks she was alive, she accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior and knew she was going to heaven. She was born in Port Huron, MI on November 19, 1926 to her parents, John and Emma Gooding. At the age of 16 she moved to Canada and eventually joined the Canadian Army. In 1954, she decided to move to Spokane, WA. and proudly became a citizen of the United States ...

Leonard Regehr

Leonard Regehr, 90, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015, after a two year struggle with cancer. He was surrounded by his adoring wife and two of his daughters as he was welcomed into the arms of Jesus. Leonard was born December 30, 1924, in Inman, KS to Jake and Mary Regehr. His sister, Elsie, joined the family a year later.

Max Eugene Singleton

Max Eugene Singleton, 91, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Monday, August 17, 2015. Born February 9, 1924, to Ivy and Ray Singleton, he was the oldest of three boys. He lived in Ava, MO until the age of 14, when he left home to make his way in the world. In 1942, Max met Pauline Brown, whom he dated and then married less than a year later.

Charles ‘Jake’ Baker

Charles “Jake” Baker, 87, a longtime East Wenatchee, WA resident, died Thursday, August 13, 2015. He was born May 19, 1928, to Willie and Fay Baker, the oldest of 15 children, in Antlers, OK. Charles was very patriotic and served with the US Army in Germany. He’s been a longtime Wenatchee Valley resident and worked as a greeter at Wal-Mart, where he recently received his 15-year plaque and pin.

Mary Francis Sand

Mary Francis Sand, 82, of Wenatchee, died Monday, Aug. 17, 2015.