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Clinton D. Kyhl

Clinton D. Kyhl, 54, of Wenatchee, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015.

Delbert D. Fitzpatrick

Delbert D. Fitzpatrick, 83, of Hermiston, Oregon and formerly of Wenatchee, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015.

Charlotte Hillge

Charlotte Hillge, 79, of East Wenatchee, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015.

Sharon Moses

Sharon Moses, 71, of Wenatchee, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

George Vernon “Joe” Mengelos

George Vernon "Joe" Mengelos went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. He was born on April 9, 1930, in Wenatchee, WA to George N. and Mae (Botkin) Mengelos. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Betty and Darlene. He attended school at Peshastin, WA, graduating in 1949, and attended Wenatchee Valley College. Joe married Joanna Stephens June 30, 1950, at the Sunnyslope Brethren Church. He was a proud employee of the Great Northern Railroad and began his career in 1951 as a ...

Charles Norman Pickle

Charles Norman Pickle, 87, of Wenatchee, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.

Lenard Allen Smith

Lenard Allen Smith, lifelong resident of the Upper Valley, died at his home in Leavenworth, WA on Friday, February 6, 2015, at age 90. He was born August 11, 1924, the fourth of five children of Walter and Idabell Kelly Smith of Peshastin, WA. His siblings were William, who died in infancy, Eloise, William "Mike" and Nelda. Lenard grew up on his family's apple and pear orchard in Peshastin, and graduated from Peshastin High School in 1943. He married Bertha Bernice Hatmaker of Leavenworth on February 6, 1944, in Seattle, ...
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Luis Leonardo Fernandez

Luis Leonardo Fernandez, age 32, was born in Wenatchee, WA on May 15, 1982, to Maria Sanchez Casteeda and Jose V. Fernandez. Luis grew up in the Wenatchee Valley and attended multiple schools. He went to Wenatchee Valley College to be a counselor.

JoAnn Serene “Jo” (Johnson) Sporer

JoAnn Serene "Jo" (Johnson) Sporer, beloved mother and grandmother, died on February 3, 2015, after a three year battle with cancer. She was a member of the Appleaires Women's Choir for three decades, including leadership. She also volunteered with the Performing Arts Center as an Usher, as well as in the box office.

Allon Douglas Buob

Allon Douglas Buob, 59, went to be with the Lord on February 1, 2015. The second of four children, he was born on November 16, 1955, in Soap Lake, WA, to Haven Eric and Barbara Ann (Erickson) Buob. In his early years, Allon lived on the family wheat ranch near Coulee City, WA. He enjoyed ice skating on the pond and tunneling forts through snow drifts in winter.

Everett Dale Henderson

Everett Dale Henderson died January 16, 2015, in Wenatchee, WA, at the age of 92. He was born August 2, 1922. He was a lifetime area resident, who was born in Beebe, WA, to Leonard and Lila (Story) Henderson. He spent his childhood years in Chelan, WA, and his teen years in Wenatchee. At Wenatchee High School, he was a varsity athlete in several sports, and later a skilled boxer. He graduated in 1942, and lived in Wenatchee for the rest of his life, with the exception of his Army ...

Molly M. (Wright) Rose

Molly M. (Wright) Rose, entered Heaven's Gate on Thursday, January 15, 2015. A Celebration of her Life will be held Sunday, February 22, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. at the Wenatchee Convention Center.

Gladys B. Riedel

Gladys Barbra (Jaros) Riedel was born in Warroad, MN on October 23, 1919, and lived for over 95 years until February 10, 2015. Mom always said her parents, John M. and Rose (Petrak) Jaros, named her Gladys because they were glad she was the last of their eight children. She had six brothers and one sister. Mom began school at age four and with the accompaniment of her youngest brothers, Jim and Roy, was able to graduate from high school in such hard times.

Levene Jackson

Levene Jackson, 93, of Wenatchee, WA, went to be with the Lord on February 7, 2015. She was born on November 8, 1921, in Datto, AR. She moved to Wenatchee in 1965, after the death of her first husband, to be close to her daughter and son. She was a seamstress by trade since the age of 15.

Simon “Pete” Ruff Jr.

Simon "Pete" Ruff Jr. passed away on February 9, 2015. He was born in Seminole, OK on October 25, 1929. He was the middle child, with an older sister, Allene, and younger brother, Frank. He grew up a country boy, near the Seminole Nation. He was a story teller extraordinaire and told us often of his riding to school with six or seven other neighbor children atop an old sway-back horse.