Archive - May 2011
Mildred Elizabeth Ensor, a longtime resident of Colville, passed away on May 19, 2011 in Colville at the age of 76. She was born on November 22, 1934 in Colville, the daughter of Herman Henry and Myrtle Emma (Clark) Rasching.
Lawrence R. Fry, a lifetime resident of Inchelium, passed away May 21, 2011 in Colville at the age of 86. He was born in Bonners Ferry, Idaho on August 12, 1924, the son of Frank and May (Elliott) Fry.
Rudy Krager was born Dec. 24, 1944. He passed away May 6, 2011 in Yakima.
Mr. Krager is survived by his wife, Bobby Jean Krager; four children, Pamela Rose, Robert (Brad) Brazel, Rudy Krager II and Brian Brazel; and four grandchildren.
He was born in McMinnville, Oregon and raised in Tillamook, Oregon. He moved to Kettle Falls in 1965 as a Boise Cascade foreman. He retired from Boise in 2000. He later worked for an armored car company and retired from that position in 2010.
Gary Mattozzi, age 60, passed away at his home on May 19, 2011. He was born in Trenton, New Jersey on February 16, 1951, and moved to the Tri-Cities in 1957. He and his family later relocated to Colville, which they called home.
Gary, a 10-year resident of Colville, loved the natural beauty of the area and all that goes with it. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, camping, and everything that had to do with the outdoors. He also enjoyed racing go-carts, working on cars and most importantly, spending time with his family.
He was a wonderful man and a great father.
Cora Kinard passed away peacefully after a lengthy decline on Sept. 18, 2010.
She was born Cora Virginia Hughart to Ruth Myrell Parlett and Robert Samuel Hughart on the Sept. 29, 1921 in Spokane.
She grew up at 909 W. Gordon in Spokane, attended Emerson Elementary graduated from North Central High School.
She attended Whitworth College and a trade school that awarded her a certificate in Comptometer operations.Â
Brandon was born in Bellingham on April 3, 1986.Â He has lived just north of Northport since the spring of 1998.Â
Brandon fought Duchenne MuscularÂ Dystrophy all of his 25-years, and on May 13, 2011, he moved into theÂ final level of life while the cherry blossoms bloomed and with his parents at his side.Â Brandon had expressed to family members that he had trusted in the Lord Jesus Christ as his savior. Â
For the first time in the history of the program, Colville will send two doubles teams to a state tournament.
The Indians, who won the Northeast A League and District 7 1A championship earlier this spring, got both of their doubles teams to Friday and Saturdayâ€™s State 1A Tournament in Yakima.
Erin Little and Liselotte Doggen, Colvilleâ€™s top singles players during the regular season before pairing up to play doubles in the post-season, advance out of the 1A regional as the no. 2 seeded team.
Led by the Luu sistersâ€”Tasha and Maliaâ€”Colville qualified a strong contingent of athletes to Friday and Saturdayâ€™s WIAA/ Dairy Farmers of Washington/Les Schwab Tires State 1A Track & Field Championships at Eastern Washington Universityâ€™s Roos Field.
Head coach Ty Brown and his staff will take seven girls to a meet they have the opportunity to score significantly in.