Obituaries

Walter Gross

Walter “Dale” Gross, 81, passed away peacefully on April 1, 2015. Dale was born March 12, 1934, in White Salmon, Wash., to Walter A. Gross & Muriel I. Gross (Powell). Dale was raised in White Salmon, Wash., where he worked ...

Geraldine Beeman

Geraldine Beeman, 76, passed away at home with her family by her side on Friday, April 3, 2015. She was born October 29, 1939, in Tonasket to parents, James and Rosie (Siegrist) Rider. Rosie married Duward Scott in 1945 and ...

Phyllis Crowder

Phyllis Crowder, 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Omak surrounded by loving family on the morning of April 4, 2015. Phyllis was born to Asa and Mame Berry on October 23, 1927, in Raymond, Wash. They then moved ...

Douglas Harris

Douglas K. Harris, 81, passed away on Nov. 17, 2014, at Life Care Richland with family and friends by his side. He was born on June 10, 1933, in South Ray, Okla., to Sam and Alta Harris, the fifth of ...

Trudy Hendrick

Trudy Hendrick, 89, passed away April 4, 2015. Gertrude Ann was born on May 29, 1925, to George L. and Mary (Lapp) Adam in Omak. She never liked her first name, so she was known as Trudy. “Always be nice!” ...

Rosalie Martin

Rosalie “Rose” Martin passed away Feb. 20, 2015, in Phoenix, Ariz. She was born to Robert and Rose Davis on January 7, 1938. Rose grew up in Paradise Calif. In 1965, she met and married Ralph “Buck” Martin and moved ...

Retta Braun

Retta Faith Kriefall Braun, 72, passed away March 22, 2015, in Portland of a lingering illness. She was born to Reverend Harry and Ida Kriefall in Idaho Falls, Idaho. She grew to adolescence in Havillah, Wash., excelling in Lutheran Youth ...

Sharon Dorsten

Sharon Lee Dorsten, 79, died March 19, 2015, from ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). She was born Aug. 5, 1935, in Selma, Calif., to Gretta and Carl Telquist. She moved to Seattle at age 4. She attended Holy Names Academy, Lincoln ...

Allan Pheasant

Allan James Pheasant, age 79, passed away peacefully March 25, 2015 at his home in Ephrata, Wash., with his wife and his two youngest children and son-in-law by his side on Wednesday. Allan was born and grew up in Tonasket, ...

Howard Mitchell

April 29, 1920-March 24, 2015 Dr. Howard E. Mitchell, 95 of Bellingham, Wash., after a life well-lived, has now joined his wife Jeanne and his son Richard. Howard was born in 1920 in Wauconda, Wash., to Hannah and Glenn Mitchell. ...

Jeff Sackman

June 5, 1960-March 25, 2015 Jeff Sackman, 54, died March 25, 2015, doing what he absolutely loved-logging. Jeff was always happiest outdoors, hunting, fishing or simply looking for shed horns. He was a good ole country boy with a heart ...

Dale Hill Sr.

Dale William Hill Sr., 71, of Everett, Wash., died March 22, 2015. “Bill” Hill, son of Dale and Mable Hill and husband of Linda Anthony Hill, passed away at his home in Omak, Wash. He is survived by his loving ...

John Figenshow

John Abraham Figenshow, 96, was a proud native of Tonasket, born to homesteading parents, Knut Hjalmar and Gjertrude (Anderson) Figenschou on July 28, 1918. He died Monday, March 2, 2015, after hospitalization for multiple infections with his family honoring his ...

Jerry Fraley

Jerry Lee Fraley passed away at his home on Johnson Creek Road Feb. 24, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was born May 11, 1934, on the family farm in Stevens, Ken., and was the fifth of 10 brothers and ...

Harry Sanford Jr.

Harry Gallup Sanford Jr., 82, Omak, Wash., passed away at his home on Dec. 30, 2014. He was born in Denver, Colo., on Dec. 17, 1932 to Harry Gallup Sanford, Sr. and Ruth Wood Sanford. He joined older sister, Lucietta ...

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