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Margaret Elizabeth Jarrell

Margaret Elizabeth Jarrell, 89, a resident of Brewster, WA, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at Harmony House, surrounded by friends and family. Born in 1925 in Everett, WA, she attended Arlington High School, where she played clarinet in the band and graduated in 1945. She met her future husband, Mr. Jarrell, while working at the Veteran's Administration in Seattle, WA and they were married in 1948 at a church in Seattle.

Vivian Rosalie (Reinke) Meyer

Vivian Rosalie (Reinke) Meyer, 89, a longtime resident of Quincy, WA, peacefully journeyed to her heavenly home on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Vivian was born to Ernest and Ella Reinke on March 12, 1926, in Buhl, ID. She married Irwin Louis Meyer on February 10, 1946, in Buhl, ID, where they farmed for five years before moving to Quincy the spring of 1955.

Clarence Emmett “Mark” Marquess

Clarence "Mark" Marquess, 89, passed away peacefully in his East Wenatchee home January 19, 2015, with his family at his side. He was born March 26, 1925, in Bassano, Alberta, Canada. He was the youngest of ten children born to Clarence and Virginia (Williams) Marquess. At the age of a year old, his mother was tragically killed in a car accident, which left him to be raised on the family farm in Gem by his father and older brothers. Growing up on the farm, he quickly learned the meaning of ...

Michael Ontiveros

Michael Ontiveros, 25, a lifelong Rock Island, WA resident, passed away March 13, 2015. Michael will forever be remembered as Really Happy and ALWAYS with a Smile On His Face.

Susan Janet Maughan

Susan Janet Maughan, age 76, a 5-year resident of Bullhead City, AZ, was called home by her Lord on Friday, March 13, 2015, where she was reunited with her son, Jeffery Alvin. Susan was born January 1, 1939, in Wenatchee, WA. She was a loving wife of 60 years. She was a hard worker and worked side-by-side with her husband for 38 years as self-employed restaurant owners.

Donald A. Miller

Donald A. Miller, 90, of Wenatchee, WA, died March 6, 2015. He was a proud Navy Veteran of World War II and later, flew for Northwest Airlines for over 30 years. Except for flying, his most enjoyable work was when he was a Douglas County Planning Commissioner.

Lester Lee Steele

Lester Lee Steele passed March 6, 2015. Born July 3, 1923, in Wenatchee, WA, he moved to Manson at 18 months of age with his mother, Mildred and father, C.V. "Vern" Steele. They lived in a tent while Vern built their first house. About ten years later, he was joined by sister, Ardith. He graduated from Manson High School, where he met his future wife, Jean. Les and Jean moved to Seattle.

Doris Marie (Faudree) Frederick

Doris Marie (Faudree) Frederick was born June 19, 1936, in South Cle Elum, WA to Melvin W. and Esther L. (Anderson) Faudree. When Doris was four, she was joined by her younger sister, Arlene. Doris attended school in South Cle Elum and Cle Elum. Her family moved to Othello, WA in 1952, where her father continued his career as a railroad conductor and Esther taught school. Doris's parents were also in business in Othello, and Mel served as mayor. Doris graduated from Othello High School in 1954, and began attending ...

Pauline U. Abbott

Pauline Abbott, age 88, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015, with her family by her side. Pauline and her twin brother, Paul, were born to Charles and Eula Mae Hammons on September 4, 1926, in Portales, NM. Paul and Pauline were the oldest of ten children. The family moved to Washington state in 1944, settling in Bridgeport. Pauline met her husband, Cleo, in 1945, marrying him on November 24, 1945.

Frank Stanley Metcalf

Frank Stanley Metcalf, age 57, passed away at his home in Wenatchee, WA on March 8, 2015. Frank was born in Hackensack, NJ and was a cook for most of his adult life.

Richard Winn

Richard Winn left us on March 6, 2015, to be with our Lord. He was born to Minor and Marie Winn on April 16, 1929, in Wenatchee, WA, where he received his education, graduating from Wenatchee High School. Between the years of 1950 to 1953, he served in the Marine Corps as a Sergeant and Field Wireman. Then he attended Wenatchee Valley College. On September 6, 1953, he met and married the love of his life, Thelma Reed, and they had 52 wonderful years together.

Merton Morris Hiatt

Merton Morris Hiatt was born to Mary Myrtle (Morris) and Leon Elmer Hiatt on May 22, 1922, at Kalispell, MT. The family came to Dryden, WA in 1929, where they purchased a grocery store. He graduated from Dryden High School as Valedictorian in 1939. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in October 1942, and served in the 104th Infantry division in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. Mert was discharged December 1945 and was a Bronze Star recipient. He then resumed his employment with the Columbia Concrete Pipe Co. and later ...

Susan Renee Atkerson

Susan Renee Atkerson, 50, of East Wenatchee, WA, was born in Arkansas. She attended Wenatchee Valley College, graduating with a GED and entered the nursing program. She was the godmother to Dustin Michael Holman. Susan loved to help those in need and had a passion for animals.

Donald Dale Pepin, Sr.

It is with great sadness that we write of the passing of Donald Dale Pepin, Sr. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, his generosity and his love of life. His adventurous spirit took him all over the world. Don was born and raised in Cashmere, WA. His first job was in the hot summer sun, with a shovel and sledgehammer, working for the railroad. He said he learned the value of hard work that summer. He knew then that he wanted an education and to serve and ...

Barbara June Ramella

Barbara June Ramella, 85, longtime resident of Chelan, WA, passed away on Friday, March 6, 2015, at Central Washington Hospital. Barbara had spent the last four remaining years living in Wenatchee, WA. She was born June 23, 1929, in Huntington Park, CA to Roy and Lavinia (Crowell) Campbell. She was raised in Long Beach, CA. Barbara attended Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, where she met her husband, Gene. They married March 12, 1949. She attended Santa Maria Jr. College near Los Olivos, CA, and studied math and accounting. Barb ...

Jack E. Jones

Jack E. Jones, 73, of Wenatchee, died Friday, March 13, 2015.

Donald John McKinney

Donald McKinney, age 61, passed away on February 22, 2015, in Everett, WA. Don was diagnosed with melanoma in 2008. He enjoyed a long remission following a courageous one year battle. He passed away unexpectedly after a recent hospitalization related to the reoccurrence of his melanoma.