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Patricia Mary Wettin

Patricia "Pat" Wettin, 83, a 33 year resident of Wenatchee, WA, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Pat Lacy was born in Chicago and with her family, eventually moved to West Chicago, where she met her future husband and "boy next door", Ed Wettin. After finishing high school, Pat went on to college at Marquette University, where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Pat married Ed in October, 1953, and they spent the first few years together building a house in West Chicago, ...

Marian Ellen Bennett

Marian Ellen Bennett, 82, of Wenatchee, died Friday, April 4, 2014.

Robert G. ‘Tex’ Hemphill

Robert G. “Tex” Hemphill, 95, a longtime resident of the Wenatchee Valley, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

Kodiak Moon Bear

A celebration of life service for Kodiak Moon Bear, whose obituary was printed in the March 30, 2014 edition of The Wenatchee World, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Church of the Nazarene, 111 Ski Hill Dr., Leavenworth.

Dave Schultz

Dave Schultz, 71, a 15-year resident of Omak, died Monday, April 7, 2014.

Patricia Mary Wettin

Patricia Mary Wettin, 83, a 33-year resident of Wenatchee, died Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

John Edgar Gonseth

John Edgar Gonseth, 88, a longtime resident of Ephrata, died Friday, April 4, 2014.

Bonnie Jo Melton

Bonnie Jo Melton, 65, a longtime resident of Wenatchee, died Monday, April 7, 2014.

Deanna Maria Longuskie

Deanna Maria Longuskie, 61, a lifelong resident of Wenatchee, died Saturday, April 5, 2014.

Terri “Kay” Mannon West

Terri "Kay" Mannon West, 58, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away from heart failure on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. She was born to John "Terry" and Bobbie Mannon on February 27, 1956 in Junction City, KS. Kay grew up in Las Cruces, NM with her older brother, Mike, and younger sister, Cindy. Growing up, the family belonged to a Jeep club, and would go on frequent off-road expeditions in the mountains. Kay was a member of the First Baptist Church in Las Cruces. She graduated from Mayfield High School in 1974, ...

Dorotha M. McGee

Dorotha M. McGee, 90, a 65 year resident of East Wenatchee, WA, died Friday, April 4, 2014, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. She worked as a Court Clerk for the City of East Wenatchee for over 20 years.

Carole Anne Poltz

Carole Anne Poltz, loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many, passed into the presence of her Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, in the evening, at home, on Thursday, March 27, 2014. She was born on July 27, 1933, in Glendale, CA to Carrold M. "Bud" and Helen Alice (Anderson) Parker. She attended Van Nuys High School and after graduation in June of 1950, went on to enlist in the Navy, where she was stationed in Wahiawa, (Oahu Island) Hawaii as a Communications Technician. Due to the sensitive and Top ...

Charity Rumbolz

Charity Ranee Rumbolz, 24, of East Wenatchee, WA and formerly of Okanogan, WA, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, near Conconully, WA. She was born June 3, 1989, to Rodney and Sharon Rumbolz of Okanogan. Charity attended and graduated from Okanogan High School in 2007. She later attended Spokane Falls Community College and Eastern Washington University.

A. Kenneth Anderson, MD

A. Kenneth Anderson, MD, 83, passed away April 5, 2014, in Enumclaw, WA, surrounded by his family. He was born in Wenatchee, WA on March 5, 1931, to Norwegian emigrants, Albert and Ida Anderson. He attended Wenatchee schools, where he excelled in both academics and athletics. After graduating from the University of Washington School of Medicine, Dr. Anderson and his wife, Emae, moved to Enumclaw, where he practiced medicine, bedside manner, and house calls for nearly 40 years.

Bonnie Jo Melton

Bonnie Jo Melton passed into heavenly arms on Monday, April 7, 2014. She was born in Batesville, AR on February 20, 1949. The family lived in Brockwell, AR and Bonnie completed elementary school at Violet Hill. In 1962, the family moved to Wenatchee, WA, where Bonnie completed her education; graduating from Wenatchee High School in 1966 and Wenatchee Valley College in 1968. She graduated from Eastern Washington University in 1970, with a degree in Social Work. While looking for a position, she worked at a daycare for special needs kids ...

Dewey Leonard Postelwait

Dewey Leonard Postelwait, 82, of Wenatchee, WA, was called home to be with our Lord on April 3, 2014. Born in March of 1932 in Marlin, OK, he moved with his family to Montana at an early age and attended school there. Leonard moved to the Chelan Valley with his family in the late 1940's. Leonard was a Korean War Veteran, who proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. After returning from his tour, Leonard started his own family in Chelan. In 1953, Leonard moved to Manson, WA, where ...

Zane William Sand

Zane William Sand, 61, a 32 year resident and longtime Wenatchee Valley painting contractor, passed away on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. He was born on December 15, 1952, in Milwaukee, WI to the late Kenneth Edward and Genevieve Carolyn (Williams) Sand. At the age of two, he moved with his family to Granada Hills, CA. In 1971, he graduated from James Monroe High School, in nearby Sepulveda, CA. Following high school, he married his high school sweetheart, Laurie Beaver, on May 10, 1975, in Granada Hills, CA. Following a visit ...

Robert H. “Bob” May

Bob May, age 86, passed away, surrounded by his family, on April 1, 2014, at his assisted care facility. He was born to William and Bertha May on January 30, 1928 and was proud to say he was a lifelong resident of Wenatchee. He was the sixth of nine children, and often boasted about having seven sisters. He met the love of his life, Elaine Evjen, at the Midget Cafe; in Wenatchee. They were married on June 10, 1950, in her hometown of Glenwood, MN. Together, they raised their three ...