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Erma Louise Twitchell

Erma Louise Twitchell, 95, of Leavenworth, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

Thomas E. Schmidt

Thomas E. Schmidt, 57, of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

Elbert Hubbard Sr.

Elbert Hubbard Sr., 100, of Manson, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

Jack David Wood

Jack David Wood, 86, of Moses Lake, died Monday, Aug 18, 2014.

Raymond M. Regan

Raymond M. Regan, 83, of Cashmere, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

Dancin’ Don Perry

Dancin' Don Perry took the checkered flag on August 5, 2014. He was 86. Don was best known for his 60+ years of involvement in auto racing. He began at Sea-Tac Raceway and Aurora Speedway and worked his way north to Evergreen Speedway, where he was instrumental in the development of the 5/8 track that brought Nascar to the Northwest. He was lead flagman at Evergreen through the 60's and 70's. He survived getting hit at the track twice and then went on to flag the Northwest Nascar Tour. He ...

Donald J. Poirier

Donald J. Poirier, 80, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014. Donald J. Poirier was born June 9, 1934, to Felix and Eliza (Charron) Poirier at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Yakima, WA. Don attended Marquette High School and lettered in Football and Basketball. He later entered the Coast Guard and was one of the ship's cooks, as they feasted on King Crab while breaking ships out of the ice, off the coast of Alaska.

David A. Vargas

The world lost a good man when David A. Vargas, of East Wenatchee, WA, passed away on August 17, 2014, after a brief illness. He was just 62 years old. David leaves behind his wife, Deborah Lee of the family home; five adult children: sons, Jonathan, Andrew, and David J. Vargas; and daughters, Elizabeth (Bernt) Vargas Bodal and Anna (Ryan) Sperry; two adult step-children, Justin (Mary) and Kristi Collier; two sisters, Roxanne Rupar and Judy Kasso; one brother, Doug (Annie) Vargas; stepfather, Harold (Jean) Bell; 11 grandchildren; and many nieces ...

David Anthony Vargas

David Anthony Vargas, 62, of East Wenatchee, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

Alfred Lee Gordon

Alfred Lee Gordon, 75, of Wenatchee, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

Donald J. Poirier

Donald J. Poirier, 80, of Wenatchee, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Jacquelyn Jane “Jackie” Berkley

Jacquelyn Jane "Jackie" Berkley, 84, a 13 year East Wenatchee, WA resident, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, WA, following a sudden illness. She was born on January 25, 1930, at Missouri Valley, IA to the late Drexel and Verona (Ruberg) Lewis. She was raised to the age of five in Iowa, before the family moved to Ashland, NE. Jackie was an active teenager; she played the viola in the high school orchestra, was the Drum Majorette and a cheerleader.

Janet Davis Bartram

Janet Bartram passed away at her home in Hanford, CA on July 17, 2014. Janet Lee Davis was born to Clarence and Alice Davis on September 23, 1936, in Wenatchee and graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1954. She married Keith Bartram Jr. in 1957. The family moved to Hanford, CA in 1961.

Hugh W. Moore

Hugh W. Moore, 79, passed away peacefully August 7, 2014, surrounded by family and friends in Wenatchee, WA. Born in Seattle, WA on June 6, 1935, Hugh grew up on Capitol Hill and attended St. Pat's, St. Joe's, and Seattle Prep, before graduating from Garfield High School in 1953.