The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast


Lo61° Mostly Clear


Hi81° Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo61° Slight Chc Thunderstorms


Hi80° Heavy Rain

Friday Night

Lo59° Chance Thunderstorms


Hi83° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo58° Mostly Clear


Hi84° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo64° Partly Cloudy


Hi86° Sunny

Gary R. Fischer

Gary Fischer, 77, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away July 31, 2014, with his family at his side. He was born June 20, 1937, to Carl and Esther Fischer in Everett, WA. Gary graduated from Lake Stevens High School with the class of 1957. He attended the Carpenters Apprenticeship Program in Everett, WA, worked as a union carpenter for 13 years and owned Fischer Construction in Lake Stevens for 30 years. Gary also served in the Navel Reserves from 1956 to 1960. He married Joan Cora Youngchild, his high school sweetheart, ...

Kelly Michael Wood

Kelly Michael Wood, 58, of Waterville, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.

Mary K. Addis

Mary K. Addis, 79, of Chelan, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.

Hellen Edna Williams

Hellen Edna Williams, 87, of Soap Lake, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. Arrangements are by Nicoles Funeral Home, Ephrata.

Richard L. Necochea

Richard L. Necochea, 70, of Soap Lake, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Arrangements are by Nicoles Funeral Home, Ephrata.

Wallace Eggleston

Wallace Eggleston, 88, of Wenatchee, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.

Nadeen F. (Tanneberg) Carey

Nadeen F. (Tanneberg) Carey, 84, went to be with her Savior and Lord on August 3, 2014, while at home under the loving care of her family. She was born in Chelan, WA on February 2, 1930, to Ras and Luella Tanneberg. She was raised in St. Andrews, WA, where she grew up and lived among the wheat farms. She attended grade school there, and eventually moved the few miles to Coulee City, WA, where she graduated from high school. She then attended Kinman Business School in Spokane, WA. She ...

Patricia Theresa Creger

Patricia Theresa Creger, 74, passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 30, 2014. Although her passing was sudden and unexpected, she had achieved a contented and full life. Pat was born on December 2, 1939, to Dr. Eugene and Mrs. Bernadette Murphy in South Bend, IN. She attended Catholic schools in South Bend, undergraduate studies at Marquette University and graduate studies at Loyola and Notre Dame Universities. Pat taught junior high school in Anaheim, CA, where she met and married Henry "Donn" Creger on June 26, 1964.

Tex L. Troutman

Tex L. Troutman, 87, of Bridgeport, WA, passed away on August 1, 2014, after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. He was born September 6, 1926, in Bridgeport to Wade and Dora (Hopp) Troutman, a pioneer family in Douglas County. Tex attended Bridgeport schools through his senior year, where he graduated from Brewster High School in 1945. After graduation, Tex enlisted in the Army and served in Berlin during the U.S. occupation. Tex married the love of his life, Janis Pryor on March 6, 1948, and they recently celebrated 66 ...

Delores Jean Andruss

Delores Jean Andruss, 86, of Oregon City, Ore. and formerly of Cashmere, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.

Nadeen F. Carey

Nadeen F. Carey, 84, of Wenatchee, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.

Delores Jean Andruss

Delores Jean (Drader) Andruss, 86, was born in Wenatchee, WA on October 9, 1927, to Edwin and Rosea Drader. She married Lowell Ray Andruss on May 24, 1948, in Seattle, WA. They made their home in Monitor, WA and raised four children. She worked much of her life in the fruit industry, alongside the love of her life, Lowell Ray Andruss and her sister, Barb. Delores was a loving wife, mother and friend to those who knew her.

Monte Lynn Butler

Monte Lynn Butler, 64, of Okanogan, WA, passed away July 31, 2014, after a fierce battle with cancer. He was born in Omak, WA on August 16, 1949, to Robert Frank Butler and Norma Jean Butler. He grew up in Okanogan with his siblings, Robert and Dawn, and graduated from Okanogan High School in 1967. After high school, he joined the U.S. Navy Seabees and served two tours in Vietnam. He married Judy Ann Newby on October 30, 1982, in Brewster, WA.
Turner_Bettie Joe

Bettie Jo Turner

Bettie Jo Turner, formerly of Wenatchee, WA, died May 14, 2014, in Sedona, AZ. Bettie was born on January 5, 1926, in Wellington, TX, to Arthur and Grace Whittington and graduated from high school in Englewood, CO in 1944. Her real education, however, began after she met and married Tom Turner and they had four sons. During their life together, Bettie and Tom lived in La Junta and Pueblo, CO, in Richland, Renton and Wenatchee, WA, and in Anchorage and Valdez, AK.

Maurine A. Steinbach

Maurine A. Steinbach, 87, a Moses Lake, WA resident, passed away Friday, August 1, 2014, at Columbia Crest Center in Moses Lake. In 1964, Maurine, husband, Alvin and their four daughters moved to the family ranch in Okanogan County near Molson, WA, where they raised beef cattle, hay and grain along the Canadian border.

Patricia Helen Nickell

Patricia Helen Nickell, known to her friends as Pat, passed away peacefully in Los Angeles, CA on August 3, 2014. She was 87. Pat was born in Wenatchee, WA on August 9, 1926. In 1946, she married C.R. "Dick" Nickell, the former sheriff of Chelan County and Washington State Legislator. Pat and Dick were married until his death in 1991.

Traci Lhamon

Our daughter, Traci, passed away on July 29, 2014, after a long illness. We loved her and will miss her greatly. She struggles no more, and is finally at peace. Traci was born on March 8, 1987, in Shelton, WA. She spent her early years on Bainbridge Island and moved to Wenatchee in 1988, with her parents, Joel and Debbie (Mikkelson) Lhamon.

John Robert “Bocko” Wilmoth

John Robert "Bocko" Wilmoth, 81, entered into rest unexpectedly Friday, July 25, 2014, surrounded by the family he loved. John was born at home June 14, 1933, in Pyatt, Marion County, AR. As a young man, John moved with his family to Yakima, WA, where he attended Yakima High, playing football. John served his country in the National Guard, based at the Yakima Firing Center. John married Ruth Ann Lester (Deceased) in Yakima, WA and had three children, Karey Ellen, John Timothy and Lisa Erin. John was a hard and ...