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OBITUARIES
Col. Brent Allan Smith

Col. Brent Allan Smith

Burial with military honors for Col. Brent Allan Smith, U.S. Army, Retired, age 60, will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Beaver Creek Cemetery, Twisp. Brent will always be remembered as a faithful and loving husband, a wonderful father, a man who dutifully served his country with honor and an emergency...
Billie J. Coshow1945 – 2018

Billie J. Coshow
1945 – 2018

Billie J. Coshow, 72 of Okanogan, entered eternal rest at her home on May 23, 2018. She was born on Aug. 24, 1945, in Yuba City, California, to Osborne Samual Ferraby and Laura May Umback. She was raised by her stepfather Earnest Garrison and mother Laura May Garrison. Billie loved and enjoyed becoming part of...
Celebration of life for May Ellen Libby Smith

Celebration of life for May Ellen Libby Smith

There will be a celebration of life for May Ellen Libby Smith at Beaver Creek Cemetery at noon on June 16, with a reception to follow at 1 p.m. at the Methow Valley Senior Center in Twisp.
Pat FitzSimmons Thorlakson1925 – 2018

Pat FitzSimmons Thorlakson1925 – 2018

Pat FitzSimmons Thorlakson, age 92, longtime resident of Bellevue, Washington, lately of Mercer Island, passed away appropriately on Mother’s Day, surrounded by us, her children. This day known for flowers will always be a special day of celebration for our family as Mom is now gardening with our dad, Neil F. Thorlakson, in heaven (Mom’s...

George H. Driskell III
1936 – 2018

George H. Driskell III, 81, passed away peacefully at his home in Brewster on Thursday, May 17, 2018, after a fight with cancer. He was born Sept. 6, 1936, in Tacoma, Washington, to George and Eunice (Staples) Driskell Jr. His family moved to Brewster in 1944 where he graduated from high school in 1954. George...
Zada Fern Hughes1925 – 2018

Zada Fern Hughes
1925 – 2018

Zada Fern Hughes, of Spokane, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the age of 92, with her son James at her side, after living a full and prosperous life. In the last year and a half of her life, James gave her the care, attention and love that is unparalleled. Zada Fern always...
Betty Jo Barton1933 – 2018

Betty Jo Barton
1933 – 2018

Betty Jo Barton, age 85, wife of Gilbert (Bud) Barton, of Twisp, passed away peacefully to the arms of Jesus on Sunday, May 6, 2018, at the Cottingham Hospice House in Seneca, South Carolina. Mom was born on March 21, 1933, in Dustin, Oklahoma. She was currently residing with her daughter Sharon Hall in Westminster, South Carolina,...
Ruth (Perry) Warden Grim

Ruth (Perry) Warden Grim

With great sadness the family of Ruth (Perry), (Warden), Grim announces her passing on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at the age of 89. A native of Winthrop, the second daughter of Carl and Lila Perry, Ruth graduated from Winthrop High School in 1945. She worked for Doctor William Henry in Twisp for many years as...

Dean M. Longanecker

Dean M. Longanecker, in just less than 69 trips around the sun, was a wonderful husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle, great (and to some, great-great) uncle, and true friend. A self-proclaimed Beatle-maniac, beekeeper’s apprentice, defensive lineman that actually scored, basketball player that couldn’t do a left-handed dunk, race car promoter, skier, though not quite a...
Marjorie May (Jones) Mehus1916–2018

Marjorie May (Jones) Mehus
1916–2018

Marjorie May (Jones) Mehus, affectionately known as Mikki most of her life, passed away April 30, 2018, at the age of 102. Mikki was born March 26, 1916, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, to Harry and Rose Jones. The family moved west in 1922, eventually settling in Bellingham. She attended local schools, including Whatcom High School, but...