Today is Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

OBITUARIES
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...
Char Davis 1948 – 2014

Char Davis
1948 – 2014

Char Davis was born Charlotte May Davis in Winthrop. Char passed away on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at the age of 66, following her long-fought battle with cancer. Char resided in Seattle for the past 46 years, most of which were in Magnolia. She retired from UPS in 2004, after 31 years of service. Char...
Phyllis Maxine Moyer Boulton1921 – 2014

Phyllis Maxine Moyer Boulton
1921 – 2014

Phyllis Boulton, of Anacortes, passed away on the evening of Nov. 12, 2014. She was 93 years old. She was born in Hamilton, Washington, on June 2, 1921, the daughter of David and Florence (Woods) Moyer. Phyllis started out working for the U.S. Forest Service in the Cascades where she would hike out to the...
Dr. Brian Krown1950–2014

Dr. Brian Krown
1950–2014

Dr. Brian Krown, 64, of Winthrop, passed away at his mountain home on Nov. 10, 2014, after a courageous two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He is survived by his wife, Sherrie Krown, his sister Diane (Richard) Myers, and eight nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Eligius and Goldie Forray Krojniewski...
Dee Ann Real1964–2014

Dee Ann Real
1964–2014

Dee Ann Real, 50, of Winthrop, passed away on Nov. 6, 2014.  She was born Jan. 24, 1964, in Portland, Oregon, where she graduated from Madison High School. After graduation, Dee was employed by United Grocers as a hot-shot forklift driver. Dee was an avid cyclist, and it was on a bike ride with the...
Ray Morrison1941–2014

Ray Morrison
1941–2014

Ray Morrison, 73, of Twisp, passed away on Nov. 8, 2014, while walking his dog in the early morning. Ray was born on Jan. 2, 1941, in Austin, Texas, to Fred and Elisa Longoria Morrison, and has lived in Twisp since 2002. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, he then moved over to...

James L. “Jim” Simmons
1930 – 2014

James L. “Jim” Simmons, 84, of Baker City, passed away Oct. 16, 2014. Jim was born Jan. 12, 1930, in Wenatchee to Jim and Dorothy Simmons. Answering to the family as “Leverne” as a youth (in order to distinguish him from his father), Jim grew up helping on the family ranch near Twisp. He attended...
Bertie Lou (Arneson) McMeans1930 – 2014

Bertie Lou (Arneson) McMeans
1930 – 2014

Bertie Lou (Arneson) McMeans, of Winthrop, went home to her lord, peacefully surrounded by family, on Oct. 13, 2014, after a brief illness. She was born June 21, 1930, in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and moved to Winthrop in the late 1930s, where her family lived in a couple places before moving to the family farm in...