Today is Friday, Jul. 31, 2015

Stephen Lightner Nourse

Stephen Lightner Nourse

Stephen Lightner Nourse, age 65, passed away on April 27, 2015, at his home in Winthrop. He was a practicing attorney and president of the Northwest law firm Carney Badley Spellman until 2015, when progressive lung disease forced his retirement. He suffered from ideopathic primary pulmonary hypertension. Born in Salem, Oregon, to G.W Nourse and...
Dallas Howerton1921–2015

Dallas Howerton

Dallas Howerton, 94 of Silverdale, Washington, passed away on May 2, 2015. Dallas was born on March 16, 1921, to Harry L. and Edna (Weed) Repine in Harrisburg, Oregon. She was a graduate of North Kitsap High School and went on to marry Eugene Wilson in 1941. He preceded Dallas in death. She later married...

Pamela Kae Johnson:

Pamela Kae (Lloyd) Johnson passed away on Jan. 3, 2015, at the age of 58, from complications due to rheumatoid arthritis. She was born at the Brewster Hospital to Robert Mack Lloyd and Jean (Gardner Maples) Lloyd on Thanksgiving Day in 1956. She was married to Tim Johnson in 1981. She is survived by her...
Franz (Frank) Mathyer: 1933-2015

Franz (Frank) Mathyer: 1933-2015

Franz (Frank) Mathyer was born in Brienz, Switzerland, in 1933. He passed away April 13, 2015. Franz spent many years as a youngster working for farmers tending cows in the Swiss Alps. He later worked for the area train company transporting tourists and supplies to the top of the Rothorn. He learned the logging trade...
Erick Gustav ‘Gus’ Tillberg1933-2015

Erick Gustav ‘Gus’ Tillberg

Gus was born May 18, 1933, to Eric and Sophronia Mills Tillberg in Wenatchee and raised at Ardenvoir, Washington, and Entiat until the age of 10, when the family moved to Twisp on March 3, 1943. Gus attended Twisp Elementary School and graduated from Twisp High School in 1953. He joined the Army in July...
Richard Lloyd Surface1934-2015

Richard Lloyd Surface

Richard Lloyd Surface was born March 21, 1934, in Redmond, Oregon, to Ray and Alice Surface and went home peacefully on March 30, 2015, surrounded by his family. He graduated from Redmond Union High School, and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force where he was stationed in Houghton, Norfolk, England. He married Barbara Winter on...
James Ronald Evans1958–2015

James Ronald Evans

James Ronald “Ron” Evans passed away on March 18, 2015, in Billings, Montana, after succumbing to lung cancer. Ron was born March 4, 1958, to Fred and Dorothy Evans. A Methow Valley native, Ron grew up working alongside his father at the family’s “Lazy F” farm. He graduated from Liberty Bell High in 1976 before...
Lill Kjeld Wagner1945–2015

Lill Kjeld Wagner

Lill Kjeld Wagner (née Larsen) died March 11, 2015, of ovarian cancer. She was born Feb. 24, 1945, in Copenhagen, Denmark, where in 1966 she married Richard Wagner (1943-1973), who was spending his junior year abroad. They met at the University of Copenhagen studying philosophy. After their marriage, they settled in Baltimore for Richard to...
Memorial service for Mary Breed

Memorial service for Mary Breed

A celebration of life will be held for Mary Breed of Carlton on Sunday (March 15) at Methow Valley United Methodist Church, including a potluck meal, beginning at 11:30 a.m.
Walter “Walt” Mason Sloane1924–2015

Walter “Walt” Mason Sloane

Walter “Walt” Mason Sloane, 91, passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Hearthstone Cottage in East in Wenatchee. Walt was born on Feb. 23, 1924, to Thomas Newton and Mary Jane Boggs Sloane. The Sloane family were some of the first homesteaders in the Mazama area. Walt was raised on the family ranch in...