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Dave F. McNeese

Dave F. McNeese, father, brother and friend, age 71, passed away on April 3, 2015. Dave was born on September 9, 1943, to Floyd and Bernice (Bright) McNeese in Kirkland, WA. While a young boy, the family moved back to the Okanogan, WA area to Pogue Flat. His dad built a skating rink in 1949, where he spent many hours skating with his friends and siblings. In 1954, the family moved to Happy Hill.

Mildred “Milly” Travis

Mildred Travis, age 90, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 6, 2015. She was born June 25, 1924, in East Wenatchee, WA to Gus and Laura Belle Branin. After graduating from Wenatchee High School in 1942, she moved to Seattle to work for Boeing as a Mechanical Electrician, helping to construct the camouflaged Boeing Clipper. While working for Boeing, she met her future husband, Lee O. Travis. They were married August 5, 1945, in Seattle. In 1964, the couple relocated to Wenatchee, where they lived for the remainder of their ...

Jessie Fern Pence

Jessie Fern Pence, 91, of Moses Lake, WA, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 4, 2015. She was born in Perkins, OK to James and Jessie Stufflebeam on November 16, 1923. Fern married Delbert Daulton Pence on February 7, 1943, and created a loving union that lasted nearly 68 years. Del passed away on January 31, 2011...

Dee O. Poirier

Dee O. Poirier passed away on Tuesday March 31, 2015, after a short stay at Harmony House in Brewster, WA. Dee was a proud resident of Pateros, WA for 62 years. He loved being an orchardist and took great pride in growing, packing, and hauling his own fruit. Dee was born February 27, 1929, in Wenatchee, WA. His early years were spent in Sunnyside, WA, where his family raised cattle. In 1945, he moved back to Entiat, WA, when his parents bought an orchard. Dee completed his junior and senior ...

Donna Pauline “Sis” (Agnew) Gaston

Donna Pauline "Sis" (Agnew) Gaston passed peacefully on December 27, 2014, with her family by her side. Donna was born on December 30, 1938, in Wenatchee, WA to her parents, Fred and Marie Agnew. Home was on an apple ranch in Peshastin, WA until her teenage years. After the folks sold the orchard and moved to Wenatchee, she attended Wenatchee High School, where she met and married her first husband, Harvey Gibson. They had two sons together, Romi and Rick Gibson, and moved to Boise, ID...

Virginia Mae Baldwin

Virginia Mae Baldwin, 85, of Entiat, WA, passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, joining her heavenly father and her beloved family who went before her. Virginia was born in Entiat, WA on March 19, 1930, to Luke and Zelma Wilson. She graduated from Entiat High School in 1948, and went on to get her Bachelor's Degree in Education from Eastern Washington University in 1952. Virginia was a stewardess with Wien Alaska Airlines during the summer. She finished her Master's Degree 20 years later, while raising her children, Kathryn and ...

Ewell Jeffery

Ewell Jeffery, 80, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2015. He was born to the late Cecil and Bertha Jeffery on November 25, 1934. Ewell was raised and graduated high school in Boswell, AR. Shortly after graduation, the Jeffery family moved to Wenatchee, WA when he was drafted into the Army in 1957. Shortly after being discharged from the Army, he began courting and eventually married Cleta Brandt on February 1, 1963. Ewell and Cleta had been married and lived in Wenatchee, WA for over 52 years...

Rosalie ‘Rose’ Martin

Rosalie “Rose” Martin, of Phoenix and formerly of Omak and Juneau, Alaska, died Feb. 20, 2015.

Filemon Gonzalez Herrera

Filemon Gonzalez Herrera, age 79, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015, in Everett, WA. A Memorial Service for Filemon will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at the Holy Apostles Catholic Church in East Wenatchee at 2:00 p.m. The family encourages anyone who knew him to join us for the Mass service.

Anita Fryhover-Malone

Anita Fryhover-Malone, 70, of Henderson, KY, was called home to be with Jesus on Thursday April 2, 2015, at Methodist Hospital. She was born in Wenatchee, WA on November 28, 1944, to Chester Robert and Mary Alice (Malone) Fryhover. She was a retired day care provider and retired postal carrier...

Willis B. Webb

Willis B. Webb, 71, of Brewster, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015.

In Loving Memory of Earl E. McKinney

Earl E. McKinney was born July 6, 1942 in Oklahoma to Mili and Paul McKinney. They moved to Roseburg, OR, where he attended Roseburg High School. He met and married Sandy. They had three children together. They then moved to Wenatchee, where Earl worked at Pybus Steel...

Eleanor Anne (Rossow) Snyder

Eleanor Anne (Rossow) Snyder was born on July 3, 1935, to the late Norman and Harriet Rossow in Niagara Falls, NY. She received her formal education at Kenmore High School in Kenmore, NY. She furthered her education by attending the University of Buffalo in New York. On September 23, 1955, she united in marriage with Edward James Snyder in Seattle, WA. This union was blessed with four daughters and a son. Eleanor spent much of her career working for Weyerhaueser in Valliant, OK, but had the opportunity to move back ...

David Allen Winterowd

David Allen Winterowd passed into the arms of his Lord and Savior on April 3, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born January 24, 1947, in Pomona, CA, and raised in Sacramento, CA. He graduated from California State College, Sacramento, in 1971. At this time, David joined the Peace Corps and served in Malaysia. In 1992, David moved to East Wenatchee, WA. In 1995, David began working for Kooy Irrigation, in Quincy, WA. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in East Wenatchee, WA. David had many interests ...