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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.

Robert H. “Bob” May

Bob May, age 86, passed away, surrounded by his family, on April 1, 2014, at his assisted care facility. He was born to William and Bertha May on January 30, 1928 and was proud to say he was a lifelong resident of Wenatchee. He was the sixth of nine children, and often boasted about having seven sisters. He met the love of his life, Elaine Evjen, at the Midget Cafe; in Wenatchee. They were married on June 10, 1950, in her hometown of Glenwood, MN. Together, they raised their three ...

Zane William Sand

Zane William Sand, 61, a 32 year resident and longtime Wenatchee Valley painting contractor, passed away on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. He was born on December 15, 1952, in Milwaukee, WI to the late Kenneth Edward and Genevieve Carolyn (Williams) Sand. At the age of two, he moved with his family to Granada Hills, CA. In 1971, he graduated from James Monroe High School, in nearby Sepulveda, CA. Following high school, he married his high school sweetheart, Laurie Beaver, on May 10, 1975, in Granada Hills, CA. Following a visit ...

Dewey Leonard Postelwait

Dewey Leonard Postelwait, 82, a 62-year resident of the Wenatchee Valley, died Thursday, April 3, 2014.

Vivian F. Patrick

Vivian F. Patrick, 92, a three-year resident of East Wenatchee, died Sunday, April 6, 2014.

Jerry E. Isenhart Jr.

Jerry E. Isenhart Jr., 20, a lifelong resident of Chelan, died Thursday, April 3, 2014.

Deloris A. Hockett

Deloris A. Hockett, 87, of Wenatchee, died Sunday, April 6, 2014.

Dewayne M. Erickson Jr.

Dewayne M. Erickson Jr., 7 months, of Entiat, died Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

Zane William Sand

Zane William Sand, 61, a 32-year resident of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

Kelly Larrayn Hammer Powidzki

Kelly Larrayn Hammer Powidzki, 34, of Sequim and formerly of the Methow Valley, died Monday, March 31, 2014.

Francisco Rios Sr.

Francisco Rios Sr., 55, a 35-year resident of Wenatchee, died Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

Vida B. Butler

Vida Blanch Butler, 94, of Bridgeport, passed away March 31, 2014. She was born August 6, 1919, in Junction City, OR along with her twin sister, Violet, to John Henry and Stella Mae Beyer. Vida and Violet's older siblings, Roy and Evelyn, were each assigned a twin to look after and even knew their respective baby sister's cry. Vida grew up in the area surrounding Portland, OR, while her father worked in the lumber industry. She and her siblings enjoyed the beautiful parks in Portland and took advantage of the ...

Randal Scott Bird

Randal Scott Bird passed away at home on Thursday, March 27, 2014, surrounded by his family. He courageously battled bile duct cancer for two years. He was deeply loved by his wife, family and friends. Born in Idaho Falls, ID, to Kenneth Parley and Carma Joyce Bird, Randy spent his first eight years on the family farm in Milo and then moved to Rexburg. Working with his father and brothers motivated him to work hard and play hard. He attended Ricks College in his hometown and served two years as ...

Howard Phillip Cook

Howard Cook, 95, of Okanogan, WA passed away peacefully at home the evening of April 1st, 2014. He was born January 26, 1919 in Bailey, CO to Ollie Arthur (Babe) Cook and Leona May Colbert. He was one of eight siblings. He lived most of his life in Okanogan County and in 1980 he built his own home on Green Lake Rd. in Okanogan, WA. He married Alice Irene Anderson on September 9, 1940, and had three children: Irene Mustard (Earl) Britton (Cliff), Kathy Bendickson (Dennis), Steve Cook (Terri).

Dorothy Helen “Dottie” Bradshaw

Dorothy Helen "Dottie" Bradshaw, 92, of Wenatchee, passed away at home on March 31, 2014. She was born to Joseph and Helen (Slabik) Jakubowski in Faribault MN on March 27, 1922. She was raised and grew up on the family farm. On January 5, 1943, she married Walter Bradshaw in Cayuga, ND. They then moved to Briton, SD, where son, Bill, was born and then moved to Breckenridge, MN, where daughter, Betty, was born. In 1948, the family moved to Wenatchee, where Walter worked for the Great Northern Railroad and ...