Archive - Jun 28, 2011
Darlene V. Eason, a longtime resident of Kettle Falls, passed away on June 23, 2011 in Kettle Falls at the age of 79. She was born in Janesville, WI, the daughter of Bert and Cynthia (Blackman) McCaslin.
Darlene moved from Wisconsin to Walla Walla with her family when she was five and then to Pleasant Valley (Rice) when she was 12. She married Sam Eason on March 17, 1979 and they enjoyed 32 wonderful years together. Darlene was one of the most pleasant people anyone could ever know.
Jeffrey G. Fisher, a resident of Spokane, passed away on June 23, 2011 in Spokane at the age of 26. He was born on Dec. 18, 1984 in Spokane, the son of Thomas Wayne Fisher and Lori Denise Munson.
He is survived by his mother, Lori Munson and husband, Scott, Chewelah; father, Tom Fisher, Omak; sister, Ashley Simmons and husband, Allen, Kettle Falls; son, Lance Baker; grandparents, Violet Fisher, Wilbur; Don and Eileen Munson, Chewelah; nephews, Chase, Talan and Devan; numerous aunts and uncles and cousins.
Caregiver charged with
Birthdays certainly arenâ€™t uncommon occurrences at Buena Vista Nursing Home in Colville, but last Wednesdayâ€™s celebration was far from routine.
Surrounded by friends, neighbors, social workers, nursing home staff and representatives from the Stevens County Sheriffâ€™s Department, Kettle Falls resident Frances Swan turned 106-years-old.
With cake and gifts on hand, Swan, who the media has referred to as â€śthe oldest woman in Washington State,â€ť made jokes about her age.
â€śIâ€™ve never been over 105 in my whole life,â€ť she laughed.