Today is Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016

OBITUARIES
Robert D. Sitts1923–2015

Robert D. Sitts
1923–2015

Robert D. Sitts passed away quietly on Nov. 2, 2015. He was born April 5, 1923, in Los Angeles, California, to Bud and Rose Sitts and raised by his grandmother, Cora Thurston in Pavilion, B.C. He is survived by his wife, Mary Anne; daughter Donna; and son David. A memorial will be planned in the...

Joan E. Lasse

Joan E. Lasse, longtime, active resident of the Methow Valley, died peacefully at Riverbend Hospital in Eugene, Oregon, on Nov. 8, 2015. Joan is survived by her siblings, Lee Lasse (Linda), Susan Davis, Cathy Standish (Nelson) and Nancy Lasse; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and many dear friends across the Methow Valley and Oregon. Joan...

Colleen Braillard

Colleen Braillard passed away Nov. 4, 2015. A full obituary will follow.
Richard C. Brown1927 – 2015

Richard C. Brown
1927 – 2015

Richard C. Brown passed away at Tacoma General Hospital on Nov. 2, 2015, where he had been born 88 years earlier, as the fifth and last child to Harry and Alpharetta Brown (the original candy maker and founder of Brown & Haley Candy) on Aug. 18, 1927. He is survived by his beloved wife of...

Betty Marie Libby
1929 – 2015

Betty Marie Libby, age 86, went home to be with Jesus on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. She went quietly and peacefully in her sleep at Josephine Sunset Home after an extended illness due to complications from cancer. Born Betty Marie Nicholson to Louis and Alice Nicholson, she joined brothers Walter and Johnny, and sisters Hilda...
Jubal L. Wilson1959 – 2015

Jubal L. Wilson
1959 – 2015

Jubal passed peacefully in his sleep on Oct. 25, 2015, following a stunningly brief and valiantly fought battle with gall bladder cancer. He was born to Lee and Linda Wilson in Omak on April 6, 1959, and grew up in the Methow Valley, where he met and married his adoring wife of 36 years, Stacy...
Craig Thomas Shrum1970 – 2015

Craig Thomas Shrum
1970 – 2015

Craig Thomas Shrum, 45, of Hemet, California, passed away Monday, Oct. 19, 2015. He was born Tuesday, June 9, 1970, and was the son of Carl “Thomas” Shrum and Leanna (Kumm) Melton. Craig was funny, kind and patient. He loved explaining how to do things — anything — install hardwood floors, wire your home stereo system, practice archery, even...
Barbara Jean Duffy-Cunningham1939–2015

Barbara Jean Duffy-Cunningham
1939–2015

Barbara Jean Duffy-Cunningham passed away at Deaconess Hospital in Spokane on Oct. 11, 2015, at the age of 76. Barbara was born and raised in the Winthrop/Twisp area and graduated in Winthrop. She later moved to Spokane and was married to Michael J. Cunningham in 1963. Barbara had many life experiences including being the owner...
Thank you from Elva Scott’s family

Thank you from Elva Scott’s family

To all Elva’s friends who came to remember and celebrate her on Thursday, as well as to those friends who loved her and were there in spirit — Thank you so much! We were moved and honored by your presence and sharing of memories. Special thanks to Sallie, Lois, Sam, Jan, Jocelyn, Tonya, Olivia, and Mary for...

Duane Sherman Buckingham
1940–2015

Duane Sherman Buckingham, age 75, passed away peacefully at his home in Snohomish on Sept. 27, 2015. He was born at Republic, to Sherman “Buck” and Hazel (Moser) Buckingham on May 13, 1940. A younger brother, Gary, survives him and lives in Ellensburg. His family moved to Winthrop from Oroville in 1950. He attended five...