Today is Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Michael Elliott Marchand1962–2017

Michael Elliott Marchand

Michael Elliott Marchand of East Wenatchee, Washington, died at his home on Feb. 10, 2017, after a long, brave fight with cancer. Mike was born to Sue and Ernie Marchand in Brewster, Washington, on Nov. 21, 1962. He spent his childhood in Twisp, where he and his brothers and sisters would play in the mountains....
Enid Shaw1917–2017

Enid Shaw

Enid Shaw, 100, of Carlton, passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 15, 2017. A full obituary will follow. Services and celebration will be held April 21 and 22 respectively.  
Mina Picard1924 – 2017

Mina Picard
1924 – 2017

Mina Picard, 92, of Omak and formerly longtime resident of Twisp, passed from this life on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, to join her parents, husband, son, many friends and relatives waiting for her on the other side. Mina was born June 15, 1924, in Waverly, Kansas to Erwin (Shakey) and Reta Conklin. The family traveled...
Dorinda Elizabeth Fonda 1933-2017

Dorinda Elizabeth Fonda

On Jan. 19, 2017, Dorinda Elizabeth Fonda passed away at home in Oroville. She lived a truly amazing life. She inspired many people, men and women, with the life she led. She was a force of nature. She was a strong, courageous woman who dedicated her life to leading our many-colored rainbow race out of...
Shirley Gonska1921–2017

Shirley Gonska

Shirley Gonska, a former resident of Twisp, passed away on Jan. 5, 2017, in Portland, Oregon. She was born in Arlington, Washington, on Feb. 17, 1921, to Gertrude and Frank Krauskoff Jr., after which the family moved to Darrington, Washington. Shirley graduated from Arlington High School in 1939, went on to business college and a...
Celebration of life for James Haverlock

Celebration of life for James Haverlock

A celebration of life service will be held for James Haverlock on Feb. 11, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. at the Community Covenant Church in Twisp. Light refreshments will follow. Please bring your favorite memories of Jim to share.
Judy Lynn Hanley1957–2017

Judy Lynn Hanley

Judy Lynn Hanley lost her courageous fight with a rare syndrome on Jan. 6, 2017. Judy was born on Jan. 16, 1957, in Lockport New York. She moved to Lowell, a suburb of Everett, Washington, in the mid 1960s, where she attended school, married and raised her children. She fulfilled her dream of living on...
David W. Beach1920–2017

David W. Beach

David W. Beach, 96, died Jan. 11, 2017, in Brewster. David was born to Seth and Vera Beach on May 9, 1920, in Emporia, Kansas. In 1937, his family became Jehovah’s Witnesses, which started his life-long career as a volunteer minister. On April 1, 1941, he married Gwendolyn (Gwen) Haworth in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas, and...
James Walter Donaldson1934–2017

James Walter Donaldson

James Walter Donaldson passed away on Jan. 7, 2017, in Brewster, Washington. A weaver of the social fabric of the Methow Valley until his very last moments, he cast his final thread surrounded and held by many loved ones.  James was born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, on Feb. 3, 1934, to Retta and Clifford Donaldson, the...
Mary Ann McAlister1931–2016

Mary Ann McAlister

Mary Ann McAlister was born on Nov. 30, 1931, in Langdon, North Dakota. She died on Nov. 25, 2016, after a brief illness. She married Howard Stanley McAlister of Twisp in 1958. Service and celebration of life to be held Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Green Mountain United Methodist Church, 12755 West Cedar Drive,...