Renee D. (Jones) Forcher
Septembber 23, 1952 ~ January 19, 2014
Renee D. (Jones) Forcher, 61, a resident of Dryden, WA and a lifelong resident of the upper Wenatchee Valley, passed away peacefully after a brief battle with cancer on January 19, 2014, at her home, with her family by her side. Renee was born on September 23, 1952, at Wenatchee to Steve and Bing (Kufahl) Jones. She was raised and educated in Leavenworth, graduating from Leavenworth High School. She married Thomas Forcher on May 15, 1976. She worked for over 30 years for Blue Star Growers as the Packing Foreman and, during that same time, worked and operated the family pear orchard.
She is survived by her daughters, Summer Omlin of Dryden and Laurel Forcher of Everett, WA; husband, Tom Forcher of California; brother, Tom Jones of Leavenworth; sister, Annie (Bob McDonald) Jones of Belfair, WA; granddaughter, Shelby Omlin of Dryden; and a niece, Adrienne (Ariel Weber) Jones. She was preceded in death by her parents, Steve and Bing Jones.
A Celebration of Life pot-luck will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at the family farm in Dryden from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Private Interment will be in the Mt. View Cemetery in Leavenworth. Ward’s Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth, is handling the arrangements.