Ronald Joseph Patnode was born on July 23, 1935 to Joseph Edward and Zelia Amelia (Goulet) Patnode in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Yakima. He died early Sunday morning, November 24, 2013, completing his journey home to the Lord on the Solemnity of Christ the King at Cottage in the Meadow in Yakima. Fr. Ron lived and received his elementary and junior high education in Toppenish. He entered St. Edward's Seminary, Kenmore, WA, in the fall of 1949, where he received his secondary and college education, receiving a B.A, in 1957. In ...
Longtime friend and resident, Nell "Joanne" Pitts, 80, of Coulee City, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2013, surrounded with love at the Grand Coulee Medical Center. Born in Childers, OK to late parents, Claude A. Sr. and Nina K. Stierwalt, Joanne moved to Eastern Washington in 1942. At fifteen, she met her future husband, James Pitts, while stranded on the side of the road with a flat tire, when he traded her a tire jack for a dance in Wilson Creek. Knowing that they were soul mates,
Frances Dacie Malott Whitley passed in the arms of her heavenly father on November 20, 2013, at the age of 102. Frances was born April 28, 1911 to Reuben and Edna Woody Malott in Malott, WA, a small town in Okanogan County settled by her pioneering grandparents, Leonard Coatsworth and Mary Hamilton Malott.
Born August 15, 1933 to George and Hazel Honey at the John and Elizabeth Zachman Pine Creek Homestead in Riverside, WA. The family lived in the Chiliwist area until 1936. George's father was hired by George Miller to pack ore out of the Tungsten Mine and it is then that he moved his family to the Methow Valley. In 1943, the family moved again, setting up home at the Eight Mile Ranch, along the Chewuch River. Then in 1946, George Sr. moved his family once more to a seven acre ...
Cheryl Lea (Blum) Grimes, 63, of Olympia passed away on November 13, 2013, at Providence Saint Peter Hospital. Cheryl was born in Wenatchee, WA on March 23, 1950 to Robert Walter Blum and Esther H. Bartell. The family moved from Wenatchee to Minnesota shortly after Cheryl was born. They moved back to Wenatchee in 1957. She attended schools in Wenatchee, graduating in 1968. She married her high school sweetheart, Robert Crawford, in 1968.
Tami Lynn (Frost) Burnett, of Pateros, passed away Friday, November 22, 2013, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, after a two-year battle with cancer at the age of 51. She was born October 18, 1962 and had been a resident of Pateros for 35 years. Tami had three children and her family was very important. Her children and grandchildren were a huge part of her life
Lana Jean Forney, 69, of Quincy, WA, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2013, at her home. Born to Virginia Thurlow,February 8, 1944, Lana grew up in Lewiston, ID with her two brothers and sister. She married Joe Branstrom in 1959 and had three children, they later divorced. During her life, she spent time in Pierce, ID and Montana, before moving to Quincy, WA in 1989, where she met and married Glenn Forney on November 24, 1992.