Today is Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Frank Lowell Kenney 1921–2014

Frank Lowell Kenney

Frank Lowell Kenney of Winthrop passed away July 11, 2014. He was born Feb. 9, 1921, in Clinton, Iowa, the eldest son of Cady Clifford and Gladys Lowell Kenney. During the Great Depression, Cady moved his family to a ranch near Encampment, Wyoming. Frank loved all things western, and living on a ranch led to...
Joy Irene (Martin) Watkins-Carlin1931–2014

Joy Irene (Martin) Watkins-Carlin

Joy Irene (Martin) Watkins-Carlin  Joy Irene (Martin) Watkins-Carlin, 83, passed away at A Touch of Heaven assisted living facility in Redding, California, on June 17, 2014. Joy was born Jan. 3, 1931, in Winthrop, to Willis Martin Sr. and Mona (La Rue) Martin. She is survived by one son, Bruce L. Watkins (California); three stepsons,...
Karen Filer Knapp1936–2014

Karen Filer Knapp

Karen Filer Knapp, 77, of Bridgeport, went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 3, 2014, after an extended battle with chronic kidney and heart disease. Karen was born on July 27, 1936, to Dwight and Marguerite Filer in Twisp. She married Paul Knapp on August 1, 1954, and they were married for...
William R. (Bill) Morgan 1932–2014

William R. (Bill) Morgan 

William R. (Bill) Morgan passed away on June 21, 2014, at Central Washington Hospital. He was 82. Bill was the youngest of five children born to Harry S. and Daisy (Lyon) Morgan on March 8, 1932. He was raised in Winthrop, where he graduated from Winthrop High School in 1950. He played baseball, basketball and...
Celebration of life: Peggy Lloyd Putnam 

Celebration of life: Peggy Lloyd Putnam 

Please join us as we celebrate Peggy, a life well-lived and a person well-loved. To celebrate a life that touched many hearts we will gather at 11 a.m. on July 20 at Beaver Creek Cemetery. A luncheon will follow at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp, from noon–3 p.m. Please bring your favorite side dish/dessert to...
Memorial service for Sandra K. Pease

Memorial service for Sandra K. Pease

A memorial service for Sandra K. Pease will be at the Methow Valley United Methodist Church on July 19 at 3 p.m.
Sandra Kay Pease 1941–2014

Sandra Kay Pease

Sandra Kay Pease, 72, was born Nov. 10, 1941, in Astoria, Oregon. She passed away on June 23, 2014, at Swedish hospital in Seattle. She was surrounded by loving friends and family throughout her extended illness, and was with family at the time of death. Sandy is survived by her husband of 50 years, Don...
Jack L. Stoner 1940 – 2014

Jack L. Stoner
1940 – 2014

Jackie Lee “Jack” Stoner, 74, who owned the Methow Valley News from 1972-76, died on June 5 at his home in Cle Elum. He was born on March 5, 1940, to Elmer and Bonnie Stoner in Kansas City, Missouri. Jack got his first taste of the newspaper business when he was 12 years old with...

Margot Martin Webb

Margot Webb of Quincy, Washington, passed away on May 25, 2014. She was born on Dec. 26, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan, to James and Patricia Martin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Don, and brother Alexander (Sandy) Martin. She is survived by her four children, sons James (Cheryl) of Arlington and Thomas (Denise)...
Stephanie Walker Poland:1972 – 2014

Stephanie Walker Poland:
1972 – 2014

Stephanie Walker Poland, 42, passed away at her home on June 12, 2014. She was born to Bill and Ann Walker of Winthrop on May 22, 1972. She grew up in Winthrop and graduated from Liberty Bell High School in 1991. In 2001, she married Victor Poland of North Bend, Washington, and they moved to...