Today is Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017

OBITUARIES
Dorinda Elizabeth Fonda 1933-2017

Dorinda Elizabeth Fonda
1933-2017

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
1921–2017

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
1957–2017

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
1920–2017

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
1934–2017

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
1931–2016

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,...
James Joseph Haverlock1939–2016

James Joseph Haverlock
1939–2016

James (Jim) Haverlock, 77, formerly of Williston, North Dakota, and most recently of Twisp, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, in Brewster. Jim was born in South Heart, North Dakota, on April 19, 1939, to James Sr. and Mary (Samek) Haverlock. He graduated from South Heart High School in 1957. His many interests included...
Roy Webster Wagoner1942–2016

Roy Webster Wagoner
1942–2016

Roy Webster Wagoner, of Hood River, Oregon, passed away on Dec. 30, 2016 at the Hood River Providence Hospital after a two-year battle with ALS. Roy was born on Sept. 10, 1942, in Seattle to Harold and Elizabeth (Nellie) Webster Wagoner. Roy grew up in Twisp, graduating from Twisp High School in 1960. Roy then...
James Donaldson

James Donaldson

James Donaldson, cherished elder of the Methow Valley and citizen of the world, died on Jan. 7, 2017, after a short exacerbation of chronic illness. He was surrounded by his family of devoted friends. A celebration of his remarkable life will be held this spring.