Archive - 2013
Roger H. Knapp succumbed Oct. 16 at Tri-State Hospital in Clarkston from lung cancer. He was born July 22, 1930 in Spokane to parents J. Hubert and Alta E. (Keough) Knapp Sr., the third of eight children born to his parents.
Shortly after his birth, the family moved to Colville, where Roger spent the remainder of his childhood years. High school years were spent attending Colville High School through 1946. In 1951 he entered the U.S. Army and served in Korea, followed by an honorable discharge.
Richard â€śRichieâ€ť Brown, born June 23, 1968, passed away Oct. 17, 2013 of a massive heart attack. He is survived by his wife Renea, and daughters Kerbi, Josie and Bailey; parents Tony and Louis Brown; granddaughters, Nevaeh and Ava; brother, Tom (Laurie) Brown; sisters Debbie Wood, Cathy (Donald) Richardson, Toni (Bill) Thompson and many nieces and nephews.
Don Wayne McDaniel, 58, of Colville, passed away on Oct. 17, 2013.
Don was born in Albany, California on Wednesday, July 13, 1955 to Thomas and Frances McDaniel.
Don was married to Shelia McDaniel (Sanborn) on May 16. 1976.
Don worked several jobs in his lifetime. For twelve years he worked for Vaagen Brothers, where in 1989 he was named Employee Of The Year. After he departed Vaagen Brothers, he went to work for Andy and Bobbi Kroiss. Finally, he worked for True Survey.
Matthew Michael Clark was born on August 13, 1992 in Spokane. He passed away on Oct. 19 in Colville at the age of 21. Matthew was involved in a rollover car accident six miles out Aladdin Road.
William â€śBillâ€ť Harold Brauner, a longtime resident of the Kettle Falls area, passed away peacefully on Oct. 21, 2013 at his Kettle Falls home. Bill was born on April 26, 1924 in MarÂ¬cus, the son of Carl and Ruth Ellen (Ricketts) Brauner.
Bill was raised in Marcus, where he attended school in MarÂ¬cus. By the age of 12 he was driving truck, haulÂ¬ing rough green pine from the mill jacks to the lumberyard. By age 14, he was operating the boiler. Bill had his own paper route by age 16.
ă€€Blaine E. Moorhead passed away on October 21, 2013 on the farm his parents raised him on.
He was born the son of Ross and Elise (Ralph) Moorhead on Sept. 28, 1926 in Colville. Blaine was a life-long resident of Colville and graduated from Colville High School. After graduating from high school, Blaine enlisted in the United States Army and proudly served his country. Following his honorable discharge in 1947, Blaine returned to the family farm where he lived until his passing.
Deborah Jean Bond, a lifetime resident of Colville, passed away on Oct. 18, 2013 at her home at the age of 54. Deborah was born on Feb. 24, 1959 in Colville, the daughter of Robert Jackson â€śJackâ€ť and Donna Kathleen (Hager) Darnielle.
Deborah grew up on the family ranch near Arden. She attended school in Colville and graduated as a twelve-year senior of Colville High School in 1977. Deborah then worked for a time in the local forests with the Department of Natural Resources. In 1978, she married Julian Bond in Colville. They began a family with the birth of their son, David.
The Chewelah Cougars (1-7, 1-4) went into last Fridayâ€™s Northeast A League football game with Newport expecting a more competitive game. While the Cougars trailed 7-6 after three quarters, two fourth quarter touchdowns sent Chewelah to a 21-6 defeat.
The Cougars started a new backfield in this game. Chewelah was without injured quarterback Blake Owens and running back Scott Stumpf.
Quarterback McKenzie Miller and running backs Stephen Beamer and Tory McKern picked up the slack, but the Cougars couldnâ€™t find the end zone.