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Mary Lou Parks

Mary Lou Parks, 75, a 30-year resident of Chelan Falls, died Monday, April 7, 2014.

David L. Knowlton

David L. Knowlton, 70, a lifelong resident of Brewster, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

James ‘Jiggs’ R. Gentry

James “Jiggs” R. Gentry, 92, a longtime resident of Wenatchee, died Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Harold ‘Whitey’ Evenhus

Harold “Whitey” Evenhus, 87, a longtime resident of Rock Island, died Saturday April 12, 2014.

Judith Kay Esser

Judith Kay Esser, 68, a 38-year resident of Mattawa, died Thursday, April 10, 2014.
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Donald Barry Alexander

We shared lots of years, and had a whole lot of fun. But God has called you home to his son. I just can't believe it has ended this way - There were so many things I had wanted to say. It's too late for that now, it will just have to wait, until the day that I see you at the heavenly gate. May your soul rest well, my beloved brother, but the day is not over, because we shall share another.
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Leota “Lee” Gilbert

Leota Gilbert passed away April 9, 2014, surrounded by the love of her children. She was born March 30, 1918, in Wynnewood, OK. After completion of the seventh grade, Lee left school to care for her mother and help with the family farm responsibilities. She met and later married Thomas "Bunk" Gilbert on March 12, 1936. Lee and Bunk migrated to and settled in Manson, WA in 1942, where she had resided for the past 72 years. Lee worked in local orchards and packing sheds until starting a career in ...
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Mildred Anna Wortman

Mildred Anna Wortman, 98, of Entiat, WA, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in her home. She was born on September 23, 1915, to George and Edith (Henry) Flowers in Spokane, WA. Mildred attended a one-room schoolhouse with her siblings, Carl, Bill, Glen, Tom and Audrey, and then went on to graduate from Medical Lake High School in 1933. She married Lewis Wortman on November 10, 1937, and made their lifelong home in the Entiat Valley. Mildred was a homemaker, who grew a vegetable garden large enough to feed her family ...
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Roberta Mae Price

Roberta Price, 88, passed away on April 9, 2014, at Colonial Vista Rehab Center in Wenatchee, WA. She was a resident of Wenatchee for the last 53 years. She was born in Oshkosh, NE on June 15, 1925, and she later moved to Payette, ID with her family. It was here, that she met and later married her husband of 70 years, Robert "Bob" Price. She worked in various jobs from clerk to bookkeeper and, in 1978, she, along with her husband, started Bob's Engine Clinic.

Barbara Jeanne Duke

Barbara Jeanne Duke, 71, went on one last camping trip in the comfort of her home, with her family near her side on Sunday, April 6, 2014. Barb was born October 5, 1942, in Renton, WA to Ivan and Mary Lees. She was a lifelong resident of Okanogan, WA and a proud Bulldog supporter. Barb graduated from Okanogan High School in 1961, and married her high school sweetheart, J. Stanley Duke, on August 17, 1962. They had attended school together from the First Grade on. While growing up and going ...
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Eric Clinton Clark

Born December 5, 1969, entered into rest on April 9, 2014. He attended Omak School Kindergarten through twelfth grade, graduating in 1988 from Omak High School. He was active in sports, playing basketball, baseball and football. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and family gatherings. He was an avid guitar player. He played in different bands in the Coulee Dam and Spokane areas. He enjoyed cooking shows and loved to cook, especially barbecuing. He attended Spokane Falls Community College, graduating in 1991, with an AA Degree.
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Elnor Louise Reid

Elnor Louise Reid, of Port Angeles, WA, passed away on March 20, 2014. She will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by her family and the many others who knew her during her 90 years of life. Elnor was born in Seattle, WA on November 13, 1923, to Leonard and Margaret Zanol. She grew up in Orondo, WA, where her parents had recently begun operation of an orchard. She graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1942, and on July 17, 1944, she was married to Carroll Reid of Waterville, WA. ...

Jerald Edson “Jerry” Isenhart, Jr.

Jerry was born March 28, 1994, at Brewster, WA, the first of two sons of Jerry and Cecilia Isenhart of Chelan. Jerry's walk with his faith began the day he was born, and it was the backbone of his strong personal character throughout his entire life. After Jerry was born, his mom and dad set up a nursery inside the family business (KOZI Radio), and Jerry became part of that family, too. He attended many community events with his parents and developed a better than average understanding of the benefits ...

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.
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Robert Glendon “Tex” Hemphill

After a long struggle with COPD, Robert G. "Tex" Hemphill, 95, passed away at Confluence Hospital on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, with his son by his side. He was the first child of six and was born on May 22, 1918, in Lohn, TX, to Robbie and Josephine Hemphill. He now finds everlasting peace with the Lord and his beloved wife of over 62 years, Freda, who passed in 2008. He was also preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Joe; and two sisters, Mary and Blanche. He grew ...

Harley W. Maydole

A memorial service for Harley W. Maydole, whose obituary was printed in the March 26, 2014, edition of The Wenatchee World, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Faith Lutheran Church, 171 Eastmont Ave., East Wenatchee. Arrangements are by Telford’s Chapel of the Valley, East Wenatchee.