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Gail Covey

Gail Covey, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away with her children by her side on July 12, 2014. She was born April 21, 1931, to John and Marion Hendry in Oak Park, IL. She met her future husband, Ron, at the annual Polar Bear Paddle at the University of Minnesota. Three months later, on May 3, 1952, they were married. They and their three children moved to the Wenatchee Valley in 1962. Through the years, Gail was a Girl Scout leader, Cub Scout leader, and bookkeeper, retiring from G.G. Richardson.

Barbara Renberg

Barbara Renberg went home to be with her Lord and Savior July 10, 2014. She was born in 1921, to Stull and Frances Wright and raised in Shelley, ID. After high school, she moved to Salt Lake City, UT, where she received her RN license. She practiced nursing for many years. Music was an important part of Barbara's life. She was an accomplished pianist, organist, accompanist and piano teacher.

Heather J. (Klein) Jarvis

Heather J. (Klein) Jarvis, 32, a resident of East Wenatchee, WA, left this world Thursday, July 10, 2014. She is with her Lord and Savior and all earthly pain is now gone. Heather was born April 18, 1982, to parents, James and Shirley Klein, also from East Wenatchee. She was a sweet and beautiful child and excelled in all she did through her school years. Heather graduated from Eastmont High School in 2000. She had many lifelong friends she made, due to her kind personality.

George Jerry Bruggman

George Jerry Bruggman, a longtime Wenatchee/East Wenatchee, WA resident, passed away at Cashmere Convalescent Center on Saturday, July 12, 2014. George was born on July 13, 1933, in Wenatchee, to Edmond and Martha (Akamatsu) Bruggman and was the fifth out of eight children. After graduating from Wenatchee High School in 1951, he went into the military, from 1953 to 1955, and was stationed in Japan, where he met Akiko Akumatsu and, several months after he was discharged, he had saved and borrowed enough money to return to Japan and ask ...

Helen (Norvell) Heller

Helen (Norvell) Heller, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, after a brief illness. A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Foothills Foursquare Church, 315 S. Mission Street, Wenatchee. The family will greet friends at her home afterward. Burial will be private. She was born Mary Helen Norvell on June 18, 1924, in Roby, TX, the fourth of six daughters of Maggie Pearl Lewis and Jack Don Norvell. She graduated from John C. ...

Yvonne J. Allen

Yvonne J. Allen, 79, of East Wenatchee, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

Jean Schall

Jean Schall, 71, of Wenatchee, died Sunday, July 13, 2014.

Helen Heller

Helen Heller, 90, of East Wenatchee, died Saturday, July 12, 2014.

Ikey W. Baker

Ikey W. Baker, 77, of Enitat, died Sunday, July 13, 2014.

Marjorie Viola Thomason

Marjorie Viola Thomason, of Quincy, WA, passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2014. She was born July 14, 1923, the second daughter to her parents, Barbarite Baca and John Longwell in Alamogordo, NM. After completing her nursing degree from the Hotel Dieu School of Nursing in El Paso, TX, she worked as a nurse and met and fell in love with a Texan man, Farrell Thomason. They were married in May of 1944, and enjoyed 53 years of marriage together while living in New Mexico, Arizona, California and Washington, before ...

Arthur Brian “Art” Ouellette

Arthur Brian "Art" Ouellette, 61, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away following a sudden illness on July 7, 2014. Art was born in Bangor, ME, on August 30, 1952, to Herve and Dorothy Ouellette. He and his brother, Robert, grew up in various places, due to his father's military service. After high school, Art was drawn to Florida for agricultural work, which he continued to do for the rest of his life. He traveled extensively, but eventually ended up in the Wenatchee Valley. He enjoyed a simple life, working in ...

Helen (Arndt) Gleave

Helen (Arndt) Gleave, 91, passed away July 5, 2014, in Mohall, ND. Graveside Service will be held at Mountain View Cemetery in Colville, WA at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Danekas Funeral Home in Colville, WA is in charge of the arrangements.

Cecil L. (Lervold, Johnson) Hale

Cecil L. Hale, 94, a longtime resident of Wenatchee, WA and member of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary 204 for 40 plus years, passed peacefully on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, with her family by her side. She was born July 11, 1920, to Martin and Minnie Lervold of Tacoma, WA. She married Charles W. Johnson of Tennessee and had three children. Years later, she married W. E. Hale in June 1979.

Heather J. Jarvis

Heather J. Jarvis, 32, of East Wenatchee, died Thursday, July 10, 2014.

Brian Dean Rowland

Brian Dean Rowland, 57, of Wenatchee, died Monday, July 14, 2014.

Andy M. Ozanich

Andy M. Ozanich, 97, of Wenatchee, died Monday, July 14, 2014.