Today is Saturday, Jun. 25, 2016

OBITUARIES

Memorial service for Joan Lasse

Memorial service Joan Lasse passed away on Nov. 8, 2015. There will be a celebration of her life at the Mazama Community Club on Saturday, Jan. 16, from 3 – 5 pm. Please bring a potluck dish to share.
David Verbois1937–2015

David Verbois
1937–2015

David Verbois, paraglider extraordinaire, died Dec. 3, 2015, surrounded by loved ones, in his handcrafted log home, as was his wish. He was born July 15, 1937, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His energy, vigorous approach to life and wonderfully welcoming smile will be greatly missed by his partner of 20 years, Leslie Freitag, his children,...
Dorothy Mae Karcutski1930–2015

Dorothy Mae Karcutski
1930–2015

Dorothy Mae Karcutski was born on Feb. 9, 1930, and died on Nov. 29, 2015, at age 85. We are respecting her wishes for no service, no fuss. My mother was a great cook and talented painter. She loved to dance and gave many hours to her volunteer work both in Canada and Twisp. Her...
Jerry (Milton) Bristol1939–2015

Jerry (Milton) Bristol
1939–2015

Jerry (Milton) Bristol died Dec. 18, 2015, at home in Twisp. Jerry was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, on July 27, 1939. He leaves behind Josephine, his wife of 49 years, and their two daughters: Hilary Bristol of New Britain, Connecticut, and Katie Bristol of Twisp. Additional family members include a sister, Bonnie (and Dick) Leavenworth...
Randall (Randy) Lee Blackburn1951–2015

Randall (Randy) Lee Blackburn
1951–2015

After almost 64 years of incredible living, Randall (Randy) Lee Blackburn, of Vancouver, Washington, died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, surrounded by his family and loved ones. He will be greatly missed by his family: wife, Marlene, and nine children, Jeanne, Vanessa, Melissa, Lucas, Thomas, Sarah, Miranda, Kace and Tayton. His strength will be remembered by...
Kenneth Berlin Grube1929 – 2015

Kenneth Berlin Grube
1929 – 2015

Kenneth Berlin Grube, 86, of Twisp, passed away on Dec. 9, 2015, at the Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee from natural causes. He is survived by his son, brother, two grandsons, two great-grandsons, two granddaughters, and two great-great-grandchildren. He was known by his family as “Poppa Ken.” He retired from Lakeside Sand & Gravel in...

Toni Louise White

Toni Louise White passed away suddenly on Dec. 19, 2015, of an aneurysm. She is survived by her mother Peggy White and her son Christopher White, both of Twisp. The memorial will be announced at a later time.
Susan Marracci1942 – 2015

Susan Marracci
1942 – 2015

Sue Marracci died peacefully in her sleep at home in Twisp in the wee hours of Dec. 11, 2015, after a long struggle with MDS at the age of 73. I know this is an obituary, but I think it fitting to begin with her artist statement. Sue Marracci in her heart and all her...
Lucille (Lou) V. Dunkin1923 – 2015

Lucille (Lou) V. Dunkin
1923 – 2015

Lucille (Lou) V. Dunkin, born Sept. 12, 1923, passed away Dec. 5, 2015 at the age of 92. What a wonderful woman she was to everyone she met. She was born and raised in Chelan, where she met and married her husband of 37 years, Robert (Bob) Dunkin Sr. They moved to Twisp, where they...
Henry “Hank” Rogers1937 – 2015

Henry “Hank” Rogers
1937 – 2015

Henry “Hank” Rogers, 78, passed away peacefully on the morning of Nov. 27, 2015. He was born Sept. 20, 1937, in Carlton, to Edwin J. and Helen Rogers. He joined a large family with four other siblings: Lee, Maryanne, Jim and Deannie. On Oct. 25, 1957, he married Patricia Cotton. They lived in Carlton, farming...