Wilhelm G. "Bill" Dahmen, was born in Duisburg, Germany. At age 17, he met his wife, Christel. Four years later, they emigrated to Canada and after three years, moved to the USA and became U.S. Citizens. Bill was in the electrical trade most of his adult life. He retired from Boeing after 30 years, and both he and Christel moved to East Wenatchee 16 years ago.
Michael "Chief" Harris passed away October 10, 2014. Michael was born in Gladewater, TX to Homer C. and Ida Lee Harris. After the death of his parents, he was raised by his grandmother, R.L. Raines in Walters, OK. After graduation, Michael enlisted in the Navy. His time aboard the USS Kittyhawk was where he earned many promotions and honors. He retired from the Navy after 20 years of service.
Glenn Joseph Gott, age 56, passed away on October 13, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA. Glenn lived his life traveling like the wind. Glenn's travels took him to Alaska, Colorado and all over Washington state looking for a river to fish, field or hills to hunt, or just enjoy the beauty of the land. He would be at your door and, before you knew it, he was on his way, traveling in whichever direction that wind took him, searching for his next adventure.
Raymond Downey Quintasket was born on January 22, 1947, to Charlie and Etta Quintasket in Seattle, WA. He later said that was the reason they called it King County. Raymond joined his brothers, Ronnie, Leonard, and Larry, and sister, Darlene. His brother, Phillip, would join them four years later.
Randy Felton peacefully passed away and joined our Lord and Savior on October 14, 2014, after a courageous battle with diabetes. He was at home surrounded by his loving family at the time of his passing. He was born September 9, 1953, to Kenneth and Dorothy Felton in Rogersville, MO.
Noella E. Crites passed away on September 27, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA. She was 79. Mrs. Crites was born on March 2, 1935, in Red Lake Falls, MN to her parents, Noel J. Yelle and Edith McFarland. She moved to Wenatchee during her childhood. She married her husband, Harrold Crites in 1953. The Crites' moved a few times before settling in Malaga, WA, where they spent the remainder of their lives together.
Evelyn B. Marr, 96, of Wenatchee, WA, passed away on Monday, October 13, 2014, in Wenatchee. She was born on April 28, 1918, in Wenatchee to James and Elsie (Somerville) Jensen. She graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1936, and attended Wenatchee Business College. Evelyn was a bookkeeper for Douglas County Auditor's Office in Waterville for several years. On August 24, 1941, she married Stanley E. Marr in Wenatchee.
Florence M. "Flo" Schwab, 82, passed away on Wednesday, October 15, 2014, in Wenatchee, WA. She was born on October 22, 1931, in Wenatchee to Earlon "Red" and Audrey (Bridge) Rushton. She was a passionate writer, accomplished artist, and exceptional cook, hosting many family and friends over the years. On January 14, 1972, she married Jerry Schwab and they made their home in Wilson Creek, retiring in East Wenatchee in 1989.
Sandra Lea Collins was born on August 23, 1941, to Ronald and Fern (Burns) Collins in Winthrop, IA, joining a family of three older sisters, Rosemary, Betty Jean, and Patricia. Her brother, Ronald Arthur, died at three years of age from Scarlet Fever before she was born. She grew up on the family farm, riding horses over the open fields, entering local horse shows with her father, participating in 4-H, roller skating on Sunday evenings with her friends (when her dad could take them to the rink), playing basketball in ...
Beloved and devoted wife, mother, "gram" and great-grandmother, Marcylene L. "Marcy" Erwert, 84, died on October 13, 2014. Born on April 3, 1930, to Fred and Henrietta Kerr, she was the youngest of three daughters. She attended boarding school as a young child at age 11 after her mother died, and later attended high school at St. Mary's Academy in Portland, OR and Mt. Angel Academy in Oregon. Marcy met Clancy in 1946, and they were married three years later. They were blessed with five children and recently celebrated their ...
Tommy Lee Allen, 67, passed away on October 11, 2014, at Veterans Hospital in Spokane, WA. He had lived in Cheney, WA for the past 25 years. He was originally from the Wenatchee area and had numerous jobs in Wenatchee. He retired from Eastern Washington Hospital. His passion was stock car racing. He and his brother, John, loved hunting and fishing together, and he also enjoyed going to the ocean with Tamera.
Virginia M. Nelson, 93, went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 10, 2014, while surrounded by her family. She was born to Charles and Annetta Osborne in Waterville, WA on November 24, 1920. She was one of six children and her childhood was filled with family outings, gardening, fishing trips to beloved Lake Chelan, cousin visits to the Colockum, piano lessons, swimming, skiing on Badger Mountain, school and church activities.
Wesley Burtch Dickson, 89, passed away at home in Port Townsend, WA, on October 2, 2014. Surrounded by family members, he left with a smile on his face. Wes was born March 21, 1925, to Audrey and Warren Dickson in Yakima, WA, in the hospital owned by his grandmother. Wes and his three older siblings, Pete, Pat and Dolores, grew up in Okanogan, WA. As a paperboy for the Spokesman Review, Wes won a trip to Victoria, BC, where he was awarded a stay at the Empress Hotel - a ...
Roberta D. "Berta" Bailey, 67, a 30 year Wenatchee Valley resident, passed away on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at RiverWest Retirement Community, following a graceful life of 25 years with Parkinson's. She was born on April 25, 1947, in Wenatchee, WA, to the late Robert K. and D. Genevieve (Orcutt) Walls. Her younger years were spent in the Cashmere and Dryden areas until 1964, when the family moved to the Swauk area, next to Liberty, WA.