Today is Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

OBITUARIES
Kjell R. Lester1966–2016

Kjell R. Lester
1966–2016

Kjell Ray Lester, 50, nearly a lifelong Winthrop resident and businessman, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2016, at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. His passing marks the end of 51 years of a retail business in downtown Winthrop for the Lester family. He was born on May 13, 1966, to John and Carol (Gatewood)...

Margaret Ellen Lindstrom

Margaret Ellen Lindstrom, 97, of Florence, Montana (formerly of Twisp), died Saturday, June 4, 2016, at her residence.  Arrangements are with Cremation and Burial Society of the Rockies.
Hugh (Bill) James Imes1921 – 2016

Hugh (Bill) James Imes
1921 – 2016

Hugh (Bill) James Imes, 95, passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 14, 2016. He battled pancreatic cancer. Bill was the ninth child of James Burton Imes and Prudence (Prudie or Pet) Laymance Imes, and the first of their 10 children to be born in the Methow Valley up on the Rendezvous. Bill was...
Carolyn Ann Beckman1963 – 2016

Carolyn Ann Beckman
1963 – 2016

Carolyn Ann Beckman, age 52, passed away peacefully in her home in Chelan on May 8, 2016, surrounded by love and family. The cause of death was metastatic breast cancer. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on May 23, 1963 to John and Lily (Knott) Beckman, Carolyn was one of seven children. Vibrant and graceful, she started...
Lucille (Lou) Dunkin celebration of life

Lucille (Lou) Dunkin celebration of life

A celebration of the life of Lucille (Lou) Dunkin will be held at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp on Sunday (May 29), 2016, at 4 p.m. Lou passed away Dec. 5, 2015, at the age of 92. The family invites Lou’s many friends in the Methow Valley to attend. The celebration will include...
Ronald William Morcom Sr. 1936–2016

Ronald William Morcom Sr. 1936–2016

On Sunday, April 10, 2016, Ronald William Morcom Sr., beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family — wife, sons and daughters-in-law. Ron was born in Boise, Idaho, on July 6, 1936, and was raised in Portland, Oregon. He graduated from Benson Polytechnic High School in 1954 and attended...

Colleen Braillard
1932–2015

Colleen Braillard passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 4, 2015, with her loving husband at her side. Colleen was born March 26, 1932, at Twisp to Ruby and Boyd Eiffert. She attended school in Twisp until her marriage to Jack Cramer. She was active in the Catholic Church in Twisp and served her family...
Eva Lea (Laird) Smith1931–2016

Eva Lea (Laird) Smith
1931–2016

Eva Lea (Laird) Smith, age 84, of Twisp, went to meet her precious Lord and Savior on April 15, 2016, with family by her side. She was a friend to all. Eva Lea was born Nov. 23, 1931, in Cedar Edge, Colorado, to Rose and Clarence Laird.  Eva Lea married Wayne Smith, and they spent...
Betty Jo Kenison1930–2016

Betty Jo Kenison
1930–2016

Betty Jo Kenison, 85, passed away April 29, 2016, peacefully in her sleep after a courageous battle with cancer, never having lost her sense of humor and positive attitude. Betty was born June 13, 1930, in Woodward, Oklahoma, to Bentley and Oleata (Rittershouse) Clark. When she was 4, her family migrated to Twisp, then to Carlton, acquiring...
Janet Rae Corley1934–2016

Janet Rae Corley
1934–2016

Janet Rae Corley was born to Gladys and George Corley in Seattle on Sept. 20, 1934. She was raised on Magnolia Hill and went to school at Queen Anne High before attending Cottey College for Women in Missouri. Janet married Richard Hurlen in 1955 and raised her family in the north end of Seattle and...