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OBITUARIES
Richard ‘Chip’ Hatch1927–2017

Richard ‘Chip’ Hatch
1927–2017

Richard “Chip” Hatch, former resident of Grangeville, Idaho, passed away Saturday, Feb.18, 2017, at Jamie’s Place in Winthrop. He was one-and-a-half days from his 90th birthday. Chip led a very long and adventurous life and will be missed by many. He was born Feb. 20, 1927, in Riverton, Wyoming. He moved to Grangeville, Idaho, in...
Lzady “L” Strickland1924–2017

Lzady “L” Strickland
1924–2017

Lzady “L” Strickland, 92, died on March 5, 2017, at her home in Twisp. She was born Aug. 10, 1924, in Sylva, North Carolina, to Oscar and Minnie Queen. She had three brothers, Art, Clarence and John. The family moved to Darrington, Washington, when Lzady was 5 years old. She grew up in Darrington, Bryant...
Camilia Jo (Johnson) Easley1964–2017

Camilia Jo (Johnson) Easley
1964–2017

Camilia Jo (Johnson) Easley, born June 11, 1964, to Phillis and Donald Johnson, passed away March 9, 2017, at North Hospice of Spokane in the presence of family and friends. She was born at Dr. Henry’s office in Twisp, and raised from child to adulthood in Winthrop. After moving away for a period of time,...
Howard William Brewer1922–2017

Howard William Brewer
1922–2017

Howard William Brewer, 94, of Twisp, passed away Feb. 17, 2017, at Swedish Hospital in Seattle, surrounded by loved ones. Howard was born on Sept. 4, 1922, to parents William and Edith Brewer in Freeman, Missouri, and came to the Methow Valley with his parents when he was 2 years old. He attended school in...
Viola Homer1944-2016

Viola Homer
1944-2016

Viola (Rudes) Homer, 72, a longtime resident of the Methow Valley, passed away Monday evening, Nov. 14, 2016. She was born on Aug. 19, 1944, in Seattle, Washington, daughter of the late Arthur L. and Lilly (Bonamy) Rudes.  She is survived by three children, Keri (Russ) Pauli, Moses Lake, Washington; Tami Lynn, Gold Bar, Washington;...
Jim Gaston

Jim Gaston

Jim Gaston passed away in Winthrop on Feb. 16, 2017. He grew up in East Wenatchee, the son of Harry and Willene Gaston. Jim was a proud member of the first graduating class of Eastmont High School and still met regularly with his classmates. He taught 32 years of public school in the Leavenworth and...
Elton Raymond Permann1928 – 2017

Elton Raymond Permann
1928 – 2017

Elton Raymond Permann passed away peacefully at his home in Quartzsite, Arizona, on Feb. 1, 2017, after a very, very long courageous fight with heart and kidney disease. Elton was born on Aug. 9, 1928, in Garrison, North Dakota, to John and Rose Permann. He served his country as a U.S. Army Medic during the...
Michael Elliott Marchand1962–2017

Michael Elliott Marchand
1962–2017

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
1917–2017

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...