Today is Friday, Jul. 31, 2015

Dr. Brian Krown1950–2014

Dr. Brian Krown

Dr. Brian Krown, 64, of Winthrop, passed away at his mountain home on Nov. 10, 2014, after a courageous two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He is survived by his wife, Sherrie Krown, his sister Diane (Richard) Myers, and eight nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Eligius and Goldie Forray Krojniewski...
Dee Ann Real1964–2014

Dee Ann Real

Dee Ann Real, 50, of Winthrop, passed away on Nov. 6, 2014.  She was born Jan. 24, 1964, in Portland, Oregon, where she graduated from Madison High School. After graduation, Dee was employed by United Grocers as a hot-shot forklift driver. Dee was an avid cyclist, and it was on a bike ride with the...
Ray Morrison1941–2014

Ray Morrison

Ray Morrison, 73, of Twisp, passed away on Nov. 8, 2014, while walking his dog in the early morning. Ray was born on Jan. 2, 1941, in Austin, Texas, to Fred and Elisa Longoria Morrison, and has lived in Twisp since 2002. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, he then moved over to...

James L. “Jim” Simmons
1930 – 2014

James L. “Jim” Simmons, 84, of Baker City, passed away Oct. 16, 2014. Jim was born Jan. 12, 1930, in Wenatchee to Jim and Dorothy Simmons. Answering to the family as “Leverne” as a youth (in order to distinguish him from his father), Jim grew up helping on the family ranch near Twisp. He attended...
Bertie Lou (Arneson) McMeans1930 – 2014

Bertie Lou (Arneson) McMeans
1930 – 2014

Bertie Lou (Arneson) McMeans, of Winthrop, went home to her lord, peacefully surrounded by family, on Oct. 13, 2014, after a brief illness. She was born June 21, 1930, in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and moved to Winthrop in the late 1930s, where her family lived in a couple places before moving to the family farm in...
Memorial: Mortee Banasky

Mortee Banasky

There will be a memorial and potluck to celebrate the life of Mortee Banasky at the Winthrop Barn on Saturday (Oct. 4) at noon. All are invited to come and share food and friendship.
Lene Clement-Jones 1945–2014

Lene Clement-Jones 

On Sept. 14, our friend, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, and spiritual adviser Lene Clement-Jones left this glorious earth peacefully, surrounded by her children and husband, to seek endeavors beyond this world. She was born on Oct. 15, 1945, in Oregon City, Oregon, as one of four daughters, to Bud and Velda Yeaple. Lene is survived...
Wallace “Wally” Ross Eggleston1925–2014

Wallace “Wally” Ross Eggleston

Wallace “Wally” Ross Eggleston was born Oct. 6, 1925, to Clarence and Emma Eggleston in Port Orchard. Wally passed away on Aug. 2, 2014, in Wenatchee. At the age of 17, Wally enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, rising to the rank of sergeant in aircraft mechanics. During his four years of service, Wally made...

W. R. “Ray” Walsh

Ray was born in Seattle on Sept. 13, 1928, to William Walsh and Mae (Givney) Walsh, and raised and schooled in Kirkland. He passed away on Sept. 18, 2014. He graduated from Kirkland High School in 1946 and immediately joined the Navy at age 17. Ray spent most of a two-year hitch in the South...
Joy Irene (Martin) Watkins-Carlin 1931–2014

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, George C. Carlin, Gregory...