Today is Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015


Charles D. Boesel

Charles D. “Chuck” Boesel was born in Winthrop on April 4, 1921, and died Sept. 3, 2015. He raised his family in Lakewood, near Puget Sound. He was a profoundly good and simple man who set a fine example with his devotion to family and friends. He will be sorely missed by his wife of...

Wanda June Williams (Lakey) Evans

Wanda June Williams (Lakey) Evans passed away peacefully on Aug. 16, 2015, in Lake Stevens, Washington. Wanda was born Sept. 2, 1930, in Twisp, to Ben and Lois Jean Williams. She moved to Everett with her family in 1944 and graduated from Everett High School in 1948. She continued her education at Everett Community College,...

Clarence “Bill” Walker

Clarence “Bill” Walker, 84, passed away in Omak on Aug. 21, 2015. He was born on Aug. 22, 1930, to Clarence and Goldie Walker of Winthrop. Bill was raised in Winthrop and graduated from Winthrop High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Other than during his time in the war...
Dino DeCesari1959 – 2015

Dino DeCesari
1959 – 2015

On April 19, 1959, Margaret presented Robert DeCesari with a third son, and the fourth of what would be five children. He was named Dino, not because it complimented his last name of DeCesari, but because Marge had just seen a movie starring Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin that was wildly popular at the time. ...
Thomas Nelson Zbyszewski1994–2015

Thomas Nelson Zbyszewski

Thomas Nelson Zbyszewski — Tom — died tragically in the Twisp River Fire while attempting to save homes from a wildfire on Aug.19, 2015. Tom was a local boy born and raised in the Methow Valley. He was one month shy of his 21st birthday. Tom loved academics. He was an exceptional student and had close...
Lloyd Arthur Bjerge1916–2015

Lloyd Arthur Bjerge

Lloyd A. Bjerge passed away peacefully at the age of 99 on Aug. 20, 2015, at Harmony House in Brewster. Lloyd was born in Creston, Illinois, to parents Arthur and Lena Bjerge on May 2, 1916. Lloyd married Shirley B. Gustafson on Aug. 26, 1938, in Belvidere, Illinois. They lived in Illinois, California and later...
Richard C. Evans1929–2015

Richard C. Evans

On the evening of May 21, 2015, Richard (Dick) C. Evans passed away from natural causes in Tacoma. Dick was 86 years old. Dick was born in Prosser, Washington, on April 24, 1929. His youth was spent doing typical “kid” things, but Dick found a way to inject a streak of youthful mischief that would...
Nell Marie Sundberg (Park)1935 – 2015

Nell Marie Sundberg (Park)
1935 – 2015

In loving memory of Nell Marie Sundberg (Park), born July 14, 1935, who passed away Aug. 1, 2015, at age 80. Born in Twisp, she moved to Spokane, where she married and had her children. She is survived by her second husband, Ray, her sister Evie, her children Cathy, Cari, and Dan McDowell, her grandchildren,...
Lois M. LeMoine1924–2015

Lois M. LeMoine

Lois passed away on May 17, 2015, at Providence Hospital in Everett while surrounded by family. Lois was born the second of six children to Pete and Hazel Rindal in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, in 1924. The family moved to Washington state in 1942. Lois attended high school in Kirkland. After graduation she worked for Boeing...

Maxwell A. Harrison

Twisp resident Maxwell A. Harrison passed away on July 7. He was 78 years old. Harrison is survived by his wife, Vonna L. Harrison; sons James Harrison of Fort Gordon, Georgia, and Maxwell Harrison Jr., of Poplar, Montana; daughter Rose Willis of West Olive, Michigan; eight grandchildren; stepchildren Fred Graves of Lincoln, Washington, Steve Graves...