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November 7th, 2012

Joy Schutt

November 7, 2012

Joy Ann Schutt, 76, a lifelong resident of Republic, Washing¬ton, passed away on Oct. 29, 2012 in Republic. She was born on Sept.10, 1936 in Republic to Louis and Iva (Jernburg) Lem¬beck.
Joy was born, raised and attended school in Republic and graduated from Republic High School in 1954. After graduation, she spent one year at Washington State University. In 1957, Joy married Rex Schutt in Republic and shortly after they moved to Walworth, Wisconsin. In 1964, they moved back to Re¬public where she raised her family and lived the remainder of her life.

Hugh Osborne Jr.

November 7, 2012

Hugh Painter Osborne Jr., an 18-year resident of Valley, passed away on Oct. 27, 2012 in Spokane at the age of 74. Hugh was born on Dec. 19, 1937 in Binghamton, NY, the son of Hugh Painter and Ada (Phillips) Osborne.
He moved often while growing up because of his father’s work as an officer in the U.S. Army. Hugh graduated from Valley Forge Military Academy in 1956 and began college. In 1958, he entered the U.S. Army and served for two years and then re¬turned to college as an “Aggie” at Texas A&M.

Frances Swan

November 7, 2012

Frances Swan, 107-years-old, of Kettle Falls went to be with her beloved husband Severt, on Nov. 1, 2012. Frances was born to Ida and John Henry Beagley on June 22, 1905 at Medical Lake.

October 27th

Gerald Morrow

October 27, 2012

Sequim resident Gerald H. Morrow died Oct. 3, 2012 at the age of 90.
He was born June 25, 1922 in Colville to Sam and Effie May Morrow.
He served in the U.S. Navy Construction Battalion, rebuilding Pearl Harbor during World War II. After his service, he became a heavy equipment operator.
He is survived by a daughter, Dottie Acheson,
Sequim; son, Kevin Morrow, Renton; son, Gordon Morrow, Buckley; and four grandchildren.
Sequim Valley Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Jeannette Jones

October 27, 2012

Jeannette I. Jones, 57, a nine-year resident of Kettle Falls, passed away Oct. 15, 2012 in Colville. Jeannette was born on March 19, 1955, in Hollywood, Florida, the daughter of Joseph and Valentine (Smatsky) Kuneman.
Jeannette graduated from Kent University in 1978 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts. She began teaching in Streets¬boro, OH where she taught kindergarten through twelfth grade and was also involved in teaching 4-H.

October 17th

Roy Allen

October 17, 2012

Roy S. Allen passed away Sept. 25, 2012 in Spokane after battling cancer. He was born March 4, 1938 in San Diego, CA, the son of Charles and Louella Allen.
Roy retired from the Spokane Police Department on June 30, 1986 after 25 years of service and moved to the shores of Lake Roosevelt, where he enjoyed fishing and the peace of country life.
Roy competed in dozens of triathlons and completed nine Ironman triathlons, including six Ironman Championships in Kona, Hawaii and three in Penticton, B.C., where he also won his age group.

Jerry Douglas Patterson

October 17, 2012

Jerry Douglas Patterson, 72, of Papa’aloa, Hawaii, passed away on Sept.17, 2012 in Hilo, Hawaii.
Jerry was very clear on wanting to be cremated when he passed. His wishes were carried out at the Dodo Mortuary in Hilo, Hawaii. A memorial bonfire is being planned for Oct.13, 2012. Take a moment that day and give thought to his memory, if possible!

Mildred Frazier

October 17, 2012

Mildred Clara Frazier, a resident of Colville, passed away on Oct. 1, 2012 at Pinewood Terrace Nursing Home in Colville. Mildred was born on May 27, 1925 in Hunters, the daughter of Ben B. Frazier (son of Walla Walla area pioneer, Cantrel R. Frazier) and Martha A. Stimpson (daughter of Abner B. Stimpson).
Mildred “Millie” was the youngest of nine children. On Jan. 1, 1950, Mildred’s mother, Martha, passed away and the Keller Ferry, “The Martha S,” was named in her memory.

Jack Fletcher

October 17, 2012

John “Jack” Fletcher, a long-time resident of the Cedonia/Hunters area passed away, Sept. 30, 2012 at a Veteran’s Hospi¬tal in Los Angeles, California at the age of 90. Jack was born Oct. 5, 1921 in Mt. Hope. He was the fifth child of six children born to Roy and Muriel (Cornwall) Fletcher.

Anne Vodnick

October 17, 2012

Anne M Vodnick, 94, passed away Oct. 4, 2012 in Colville.
She was born on July 22, 1918 in Eveleth, MN, the daughter of John and Katrina (Scrabec) Kotnick.
Anne was raised and attended school in the Eveleth area and continued to live there until she moved to Seattle in 1944. In June 1945, she married Joseph Vodnick and together they were blessed with 35 years of marriage. Anne moved to Colville in 2006.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe; brothers, John Kotnick, Stanley Kotnick Antone Kotnick, Frank Kotnick, Joseph Kotnick and sister, Katherine Smith.

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