Today is Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

OBITUARIES
Werner J. Durtschi1926–2014

Werner J. Durtschi
1926–2014

Werner J. Durtschi passed away peacefully in the early morning of Dec. 15, 2014, at the age of 88. He came to Alaska 13 years ago after a serious injury that made it necessary that he live closer to family. He was the son of Swiss immigrants who came to America looking for a better...
Lester Theodore Anthony Boccuzzi1920–2015

Lester Theodore Anthony Boccuzzi
1920–2015

Uncle Lester Boccuzzi was born in Stamford, Connecticut on March 7, 1920, to Italian immigrant parents. Lester was the first of nine children. His father worked hard to create a successful construction business, and for most of Lester’s youth, the family lived in comfort. However, when the Depression hit, they were forced to move into...
Pamela Kae Johnson:1956–2015

Pamela Kae Johnson:
1956–2015

Pamela Kae (Lloyd) Johnson passed away on Jan. 3, 2015, at the age of 58, from complications due to rheumatoid arthritis. She was born at the Brewster Hospital to Robert Mack Lloyd and Jean (Gardner Maples) Lloyd on Thanksgiving Day in 1956. She graduated from Wenatchee High School and attended Kinman Business School in Seattle. She decided...
Elmer Wotring Rappé1926–2015

Elmer Wotring Rappé1926–2015

Elmer Wotring Rappé passed quietly in his sleep on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak. He was born in the Omak Hospital on Jan. 22, 1926, the youngest child of Elmer Otto Rappé and Ione Iris Wotring Rappé Stumpf. Except for six years in Ferry County, he lived his entire life in...
Richard Kuligowski 1943–2015

Richard Kuligowski
1943–2015

Richard Kuligowski, 71, of Winthrop, passed away on Jan. 2, 2015. He was born June 24, 1943, in Bayonne, New Jersey, then moved to Staten Island, New York, in 1948, where he was raised. He met his wife, Kazimeria Leniszewski, in Staten Island and they were married in 1965. They moved to Bremerton, Washington, in...

Dr. Harry A. Grant

Dr. Harry A. Grant, of Twisp, passed away on Dec. 27 in Spokane at the age of 82. His family would like to thank the community for its support. A service will be held at the Twisp Valley Grange on Saturday, Jan. 17, at 2 p.m.

Memorial for Wayne Elliott Tufte

Wayne was born on June 19, 1952, and died on Dec. 26, 2014. In loving memory there will be a service at the River’s Edge Mobile Home Park (Horseshoe) Clubhouse on Friday (Jan. 9) from 3 – 5 p.m. Bring a potluck dish if you would like.
Gary Lee Costello1946–2014

Gary Lee Costello
1946–2014

Gary Lee Costello went to be with the Lord on Nov. 26, 2014. He was born in Phoenix, Arizona, on Nov. 25,1946, and raised in Lakewood, California. He met his wife, Betty Costello, in Long Beach, California. They married in Las Vegas, Nevada and moved to Twisp together in the early 1970s. Gary was a wonderful...
Sidney Ardell Burgess1938–2014

Sidney Ardell Burgess
1938–2014

Sidney Ardell Burgess went to be with her Lord on Nov. 16, 2014. Ardell was born Sydney Ardell Hood May 31, 1938, in Senatobia, Mississippi. Ardell traveled with her parents, Tom and Cleo, and sister Martha, around the country until settling in Okanogan, where she attended school. Ardell loved her family and did all that...
Patricia Pettelle1925–2014

Patricia Pettelle
1925–2014

Patricia Pettelle passed away peacefully in her home at Mountain View in Winthrop on Nov. 29, 2014. She had just celebrated her 89th birthday with her family and friends. Pat grew up in Cashmere, Washington, where she graduated from high school. She attended Los Angeles City College in Southern California and then finished her education...