Sunday, Apr. 20, 2014

OBITUARIES
Helen Cumming Robinson1929 – 2014

Helen Cumming Robinson
1929 – 2014

Helen Robinson, beloved mother, sister and grandmother, passed away on Feb. 6, 2014, at her home in Twisp, attended by her sister Sally and her son Steve. Helen was born on Dec. 4, 1929, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Hinton and Blanche Weeks Cumming; she was the oldest of four children. She grew up in Whitefish...
Debra Irene Christensen 1956 – 2014

Debra Irene Christensen
1956 – 2014

Debra had a passion for ocean beaches and books. She loved to cook for her family and friends. Her cooking will be greatly missed. She also loved to travel, experiencing places such as Jamaica, New Zealand, Mexico and Alaska. Her greatest passion was her grandchildren, whom she adored and was so proud of. She was...
Minnie Campbell1921 – 2014

Minnie Campbell
1921 – 2014

Minnie graduated from high school in Twisp and then attended one year of college in Cheney. She married a local cowboy, Elmer Campbell, on Jan. 2, 1940. They made their home south of Carlton at Gold Creek, where she and Elmer raised cattle and horses. Minnie worked spring and summer months on the ranch, and...
Ann Caldwell Buell1918–2014

Ann Caldwell Buell
1918–2014

Long-time Farmers State Bank matriarch Ann Caldwell Buell gracefully passed away Jan. 30, 2014, in Winthrop, WA at age 95. Ann and her late husband Frank Buell purchased Farmers State Bank in 1964 and moved to the Methow Valley from Seattle in 1967. Hers was a familiar face, as she worked in the small family-owned...
Shirley Ann Lewis1946–2014

Shirley Ann Lewis
1946–2014

Shirley Ann Lewis of Twisp had fatal heart failure at her home on West Second Avenue in Twisp on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at 1 a.m. She was born in Cabool, Mo., on Sept. 30, 1946, to Marvin and Elta Wilhite. She was raised and went to school in White Center, Wash. She married John...
Charlotte Velma Gibson1936–2014

Charlotte Velma Gibson
1936–2014

Charlotte Velma Gibson was born Feb. 10, 1936, in Twisp, to parents Fred and Sadie (Rickard) Foster, and died Feb. 7, 2014, in Puyallup, Wash. In 1954 she graduated from Twisp High school, where she played tennis and was a cheerleader. Charlotte had a master’s degree and was a counselor in mental health. She rode...

Shirley Ann Lewis

Shirley Ann Lewis, 67, passed away Feb. 4, 2014, at her home in Twisp. A full obituary will appear in the Feb. 19 issue of the Methow Valley News.  

Sandra Magers Miller
1939 – 2014

Sandra Miller passed away at her home in Spokane on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. She was born Sept. 26, 1939, in Twisp to Clarence and Clemency Magers. Sandra and her family moved to Alaska for several years before moving back to the Methow Valley, where she graduated from Twisp High School in 1957. Her family...

Donald “Buck” Biram
1922 – 2014

Donald “Buck” Biram passed away Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2014, at the age of 91. He was born Aug. 15, 1922, in Spokane to Art and Bess Biram of Badger Mountain, Wash. He was joined in 1929 by a sister, Pat, and in 1932 by his brother Mike. They were a farming and ranching family, raising...
Dan R. Johnson1931–2014

Dan R. Johnson
1931–2014

Dan R. Johnson (Barber Dan), 82, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, surrounded and supported by all five of his children and his wife of 59 years. He was born Feb. 26, 1931, in Eagle Bend, Minn., to Frank and Dorothy Johnson. Dan married Dolores Dease on June 5, 1954, in...