Today is Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017

OBITUARIES
John Lauren Boesel1925–2016

John Lauren Boesel
1925–2016

John Lauren Boesel John Lauren Boesel went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 29, 2016. He passed peacefully at home with his wife, Coral, by his side. John was born in Winthrop to Albert and Clara Boesel on July 13, 1925. He served his country in WWII, went on to study at WSU...
Brad Pinkerton

Brad Pinkerton

The Methow Valley News has learned of the death last week of long-time Methow Valley resident Brad Pinkerton, who was well known as a sign-painter, virtuoso musician and event organizer. Pinkerton was a prodigious painter of local public signage. Much of the commercial signage in Winthrop was created by Pinkerton, in classic typographical style compatible...
Nancy Ann March1953–2016

Nancy Ann March
1953–2016

Nancy Ann March, 63, of Twisp, passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 20, 2016, after a long illness. She was comforted in her final hours by her caregiver, Gaby; Frontier Home Health Care and Hospice nurses Justin and Anita; and long-time friends Shelly Hatzenbeler and Sharon Ellinger of Twisp. Nancy was born on Aug....
Freda Taylor1921–2016

Freda Taylor
1921–2016

Freda Taylor, 95, of Twisp, passed away Dec. 8, 2016, at Harmony House in Brewster. Freda was born on Sept. 6, 1921, to the late Mary and Fred Demmitt. Freda lived her whole life in the Methow Valley, born in Pateros, raising her family in Carlton and later moving to Twisp. She was preceded in...
Shirley Jo Northcott1938-2016

Shirley Jo Northcott
1938-2016

Shirley Jo Northcott was born on Dec. 5, 1938, in Brewster, Washington, and she left us on Nov. 25, 2016, to be in a place that she will rest in comfort forever. Born to Jim and Lillian Lemaster in Twisp, she was raised and attended school there, where she enjoyed a wonderful life with her...
Douglas Michael Flood1963-2016

Douglas Michael Flood
1963-2016

Douglas Michael Flood, born in 1963, beloved son and brother, passed away peacefully on Dec. 7, 2016, after a long, hard-fought battle with cancer.  
Dale Roland Yockey2016–1927

Dale Roland Yockey
2016–1927

Dale Roland Yockey of Sunnyside, Washington, died at the age of 89 on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. Dale was born in Pateros on Oct. 9, 1927, to Claude and Mildred (Girard) Yockey of Winthrop. It was in Winthrop where he spent his early years and gained the nickname “Windy” from his school classmates. In high...
Glenda Marie Weaver Horn1924–2016

Glenda Marie Weaver Horn
1924–2016

Glenda Marie Weaver Horn passed away on Sept. 26, 2016. She was 92 years young. Glenda Horn was a former resident of Twisp, but was living in Federal Way, Washington, at the time of her passing. Glenda was born in Moundville, Missouri, daughter of Joshua Glenn Weaver and Naomi Marie Whitworth Weaver. She is survived...
James A. Harbour1937–2016

James A. Harbour
1937–2016

James “Opa” Harbour was born on Feb. 13, 1937, in Denver, Colorado, and passed away surrounded by family and love in his home on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. He was the youngest of five children born to Tom and Anna and nicknamed “The Horse” or simply “Jimbo.” The family moved to Washington state in 1943...
Thomas S. Odell1964–2016

Thomas S. Odell
1964–2016

Tom was born in 1964. He died unexpectedly, yet peacefully, a few days before his 52nd birthday. He lived most recently in Bellingham. He also spent some years in San Francisco, California, Long Island, New York, and Twisp. He was an artist, architect and designer not only of residential and commercial projects, but also of...