Today is Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

David Jack Williams1949 – 2014

David Jack Williams
1949 – 2014

Dear Dave passed away on April 18, 2014, surrounded by his wife, Kathy, stepdaughter Emily Lints, granddaughter Maggie Lints and sister Diane Woolard. He was 64 years old, born May 11, 1949 in Rocky Mount, N.C. His life was filled with many adventures ranging from deep sea diving in the 1970s to mountain climbing and...
Ernest J. Longanecker1948–2014

Ernest J. Longanecker

Ernest J. Longanecker, 66, of Spokane Valley, passed away unexpectedly of a heart attack in his sleep on April 13, 2014, at his sister’s home in Okanogan. He was born in Winthrop on Jan. 7, 1948. He attended school in Winthrop, graduating in 1966. He was president of the Associated Student Body and held many...
Grace Nordang1928–2014

Grace Nordang

Grace Nordang, 85, lifelong resident of the Methow Valley, died on April 27, 2014, in Brewster. Grace was born May 14, 1928, in Pateros to George and Minnie Brownlee. She attended the Pateros School and was voted Princess Pateros for the Wenatchee Apple Blossom Festival before graduating in 1947. Grace married Arthur Nordang on Dec....

Walter C. “Carl” Melton

Walter C. “Carl” Melton, 77, died April 28, 2014, at the Wind River Healthcare Center in Riverton, Wyo. Carl was born Aug. 15, 1936, in Yakima, son of William E. and Bernice B. (Cranfill) Melton. On Oct. 20, 1979, he married Pauline Magill in Twisp. Carl worked as a rancher/farmer and was a member of...

Celebration of life: Ruth M. Webb

There will be a celebration of life for Ruth M. Webb on May 17 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Methow Valley Senior Center in Twisp. Bring a dish to share along with memories.
Sharon Lee Chandler:1946–2014

Sharon Lee Chandler:1946–2014

Just shy of her 68th birthday, Sharon Chandler lost her battle with lung cancer on April 19, 2014. Born in Portsmouth, N.H., on May 1, 1946 to Doug Chandler and Ruth “Eileen” Parker, she was raised on Oak Street in Wellesley, Mass., with her two brothers, Rick and Scott Chandler. She graduated from Boston University...
James Allan Lofgren

James Allan Lofgren

James Allan Lofgren, born in Portland Ore., passed away Oct. 8, 2013, at his home in Washington after a long and courageous battle against pancreatic cancer. He was 73. Jim is survived by the love of his life and best friend, Gale Hayden, who he enjoyed 53 years of marriage with. They raised three children:...
Anne Marie Sanborn: 1937–2014

Anne Marie Sanborn: 1937–2014

Anne Marie Sanborn, 76, died peacefully on April 22, 2014, in her home in Carlton, surrounded by her daughter Karen, long-time caregiver and friend Gwen Pipkin, and loyal dog Sam. Anne was born Oct. 21, 1937, in Hamilton, Ont. Anne was a Navy wife. Tours: two in Italy and also Morocco, Beirut, Cyprus, Puerto Rico and...

Death Notice: Grace Opal Nordang

Grace Opal Nordang, 85, passed away April 27, in Brewster. A funeral service will be held Saturday, May 3, at 1 p.m. at the Church of Christ in Pateros. A full obituary will appear in next week’s issue of the Methow Valley News.
Douglas D. Heuslein1943–2014

Douglas D. Heuslein

In loving memory of Douglas D. Heuslein. Sunrise: July 16, 1943. Sunset: March 31, 2014. Our Lord and Savior called him home, releasing him from his pain, after an admirable and courageous fight with cancer. God blessed him with specific and unique qualities that made us all feel warm and welcome. He dedicated his entire...