Obituaries for July 2013

Obituary

Carol A. Monaghan

Nespelem, Wash.

Carol A. Monaghan, 74, of Nespelem, Wash., passed away from an irreversible illness on June 25, 2013 at the Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Wash. She was born on July 31, 1938 in Nespelem, where she lived all of ...

James R. King

Wenatchee, Wash.

We are grieved to report the passing of James R. (Doc) King, World War II pilot, veterinarian, rancher, and family man. Doc was born the second of three sons on October 15, 1921 in White Butte, South Dakota. In 1923, ...

Helen Margaret Swayze

Omak, Wash.

Our beautiful mother, Helen Margaret Swayze, left this world to be with our Lord and Savior on June 25, 2013. Helen was born to Mary Fleischman and Pete Kaufman on Nov. 14, 1916 in Uniontown, Wash. When Helen was two, ...

Glen Leroy Jenkins

Riverside, Wash.

Glen Leroy Jenkins, 68, of Riverside, Wash., passed away June 19, 2013 at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. He was born October 4, 1944 in Peoria, Illinois to Ralph and Levina Jenkins. Glen worked in construction maintenance for 48 years. ...

Mary Ann Chamberlin

Oroville, Wash.

Mary Ann Chamberlin, 84, of Oroville, died Friday, June 21, 2013 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. She was born April 15, 1929 in Leavenworth, Washington to parents, Earl and Janet Harris. Mary Ann grew up in Okanogan, graduating ...

Kathryn A. Harris

Tonasket, Wash.

Kathryn A. “Kay” Harris, 91, of Tonasket died on Monday, July 1, 2013 at her home in Tonasket. She was born January 13, 1922 in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania to parents Harry and Gertrude Richardson. In 1933, the family moved west ...

Tom McKay

Spokane, Wash.

Tom McKay passed away on July 1, 2013, at the Spokane Veteran’s Hospital. Louise, his wife of nearly 72 years, was by his side. Tom was born in Plains, Montana on May 21, 1919, the fifth child of John F. ...

Roger Giddings

Spokane, Wash.

Roger died June 30, 2013 at the age of 70 in Spokane, Wash., after a long battle with cancer. Roger and his wife, Paula, owned and operated a construction company specializing in mainline gas pipeline maintenance. Roger was a flying ...

Anita Sharon O'Bryan

Washington

Anita Sharon DelPapa O’Bryan passed away peacefully on June 27, 2013 at her home in Washington, surrounded by the love of her family. The daughter of Jesolyn and Fred DelPapa, Anita was born in New Orleans, La. on Feb. 19, ...

Luella Lee Green Schneider

Omak, Wash.

Luella Lee Green Schneider died peacefully at her home surrounded by family on July 5, 2013. Luella was born July 23,1938 to Virgil and Nellie (Reid) Green in Okanogan, Wash. Luella lived the first years of her life in Loomis ...

Elizabeth Green

Spokane, Wash.

Elizabeth (Betty) Green died July 8, 2013, in Spokane. Betty was 94 years old. Daughter of August and Mary Bauer, she spent of her childhood in the Colville and Spokane area. When her parents came home to take over the ...

Katharine Leslie

Tonasket, Wash.

Katharine Leslie, 96, of Tonasket, Wash. died July 13, 2013. She was born Feb. 24, 1917 to Joshua and Viola Rowton in Sand Springs, Mont. As a young girl, Katharine, along with her parents, sister, Claire; and brother, Erwin; left ...

Marla Jean Villegas

Omak, Wash.

Marla Jean Villegas, 59, of Omak, Wash. passed away June 27, 2013, at Valley Care Center, Okanogan, Wash. She was born Dec. 25, 1953, in Boston, Mass. to William and Grace Ehrmantrout. She graduated from Coeur d’Alene High School. Marla ...

Bob Lee Fletcher

Wenatchee, Wash.

Bob Lee Fletcher was born in Littlerock, Ark., to Fred and Florence (Hass) Fletcher. He graduated from Bothell High School in 1953, he then went into the Air Force. He married his high school sweetheart, Lenore Bentley. Five children were ...

Don Neil Woods

Pateros, Wash.

Don Neil Woods, 91, a long-time resident of Pateros, Wash., passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013. He was born to Sam R. Woods and Ora (Rice) Woods on Oct. 29, 1921, in Gurdane, Ore. Don grew up in Conconully, Wash., ...

Steve Carlton

Okanogan, Wash.

Steve Carlton, 57, of Okanogan, passed away on July 7, 2013 in Seattle, Wash. Steve was born November 5, 1955 in Omak Wash., one of four children to Darrell and Dorothy Carlton. Steve was an accomplished businessman, the founder and ...

Karen Turner Rojas

Brewster, Wash.

Karen “Sami” Turner Rojas, 70, of Brewster, Wash., passed away at home in her sleep on June 27, 2013. She was born on Sept. 16, 1942, in Kansas City, Kan., to Albert and Eldora Turner. She graduated from Clarkia High ...

Veronica Lou Tatshama

Nespelem, Wash.

Veronica Lou Tatshama went to meet her creator on July 12, 2013, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Wash. Veronica was known by family as Babe, by friends as Ronnie, and by co-workers as Veronica. Veronica was the oldest of ...

Frances Carrier Lamberton Love

Omak, Wash.

Frances Carrier Lamberton Love was born July 20, 1917 in Portland, Ore. She was the youngest of six children and lived during her growing-up years in the Yakima Valley. Her husband, Forest Lamberton, died of cancer at age 60. She ...

Roald Victor Kruse

Omak, Wash.

Ronald Victor Kruse, 70, of Omak died July 15, 2013 at his home. Ronald was born Sept. 9, 1942 to Merle and Violet Kruse in Opportunity, Wash. He attended and graduated from Fairfield High School. He then went on and ...

Ed Buchanan

Ellensburg, Wash.

Ed “Ted” Buchanan was born in Belville, Ontario, Canada on Jan. 10, 1922, and died in Ellensburg on July 16, 2013. He was 91. Ted Buchanan, a WWII Army veteran, was known by all as a strong and quiet man ...

Ingeborg Magariter Albrecht

Spokane, Wash.

Ingeborg Magariter “Inge” Albrecht was born March 14, 1930 in Berlin, Germany, and passed away July 20, 2013, in Spokane, Wash. at the age of 83. She was born to Ernst and Lena Balz. In 1954, Inge traveled by boat ...

Lola Burton

Tonasket, Wash.

Lola Burton passed away on July 22, 2013, at her home in Tonasket, Wash. She was born in Port Gamble, Wash. on October 17, 1943, to Lowell and Mae Hill. Lola grew up in Poulsbo and as a child, had ...

Jeannie Redthunder-Moon

Nespelem, Wash.

Jeannie Redthunder-Moon, 76, passed away from this life on Thursday morning, July 25, 2013, in Grand Coulee, Wash., surrounded by her family. Born Sept. 26, 1936 into the Nespelem, Wash. home of Joe and Lucy Redthunder, Jeannie graduated from Nespelem ...

George Albert Wickstrom

Tonasket, Wash.

George Albert Wickstrom died peacefully on July 18, 2013, at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. He was born Feb. 23, 1921 in Douglas, Ariz. to Albert Wickstrom and Ellen Nordstrom Wickstrom. George grew up in Douglas, and then attended ...