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September 17th, 2012

Mark Webb

September 17, 2012

Mark Alan Webb, 49, was taken from us Sept. 3, 2012 near Roy, in a truck rollover accident.
Mark was born to Richard and Fay Webb June 24, 1963 and was raised in the Vancouver area, where he also met and married his wife, Beryl in 1996. After a few trips to the Colville Valley to visit Beryl’s family in Chewelah, they decided to move here. He settled with his wife and family on a little mini-ranch at Arden.

Raymond Mattison

September 17, 2012

Raymond Charles Mattison finished a long and useful life on August 7, 2012. He passed peacefully in the home he built, while surrounded by his family.
Ray was born on Sept. 8, 1932 in Gerome to Melvin and Freda Mattison. He graduated from Columbia High School (Hunters) in 1951, then joined the U.S. Navy in 1952. He was stationed in Hawaii and was honorably discharged in 1956.
In 1959 he settled down in Alderwood Manor, used his master carpenter skills to build his own home, and started a family.

Jerry Stevens

September 17, 2012

Funeral services for Gerald “Jerry” Stevens, age 71, of Thatcher, was conducted Sept. 8 at the Church Street LDS Chapel, with Bishop David Udall officiating. Interment followed in the Thatcher Cemetery.

John “J.B.” Morrison

September 17, 2012

“The Flyin’ Hawaiian”, Mr. John Bremner “J.B.” Morrison, passed away on August 28, 2012 in Seattle at the age of 61. John was born on Feb. 24, 1951 in Honolulu, Hawaii, the son of John Aina and Priscilla Keakealani (Mahoe) Morrison.
He was raised in the Valley of Nuuanu and attended the Kamehameha School, from which J.B. was a proud alumni. At the age of 13, J.B. moved to Long Beach, CA where he resided with his father and completed his high school education in 1969.

Helen Behrens

September 17, 2012

Helen Marie Behrens, a longtime resident of the Kelly Hill area near Barstow, passed away in Spokane at the age of 85. Helen was born on April 25, 1927 in Marcus, the daughter of Elbert Glen and Julia Margaret (Anderson) Delp.

Virginia Cruger

September 17, 2012

Virginia L. Cruger, 88, passed away August 25, 2012 in Colville.
This is what she would have wanted her family and friends to know about her: “I was born Dec. 13, 1923 in Spokane. My father came to the United States from Belfast, Ireland as a child. In 1919 he married my mother, Helen Virginia Craig.
I attended Grant Grade School and Lewis and Clark High School. After graduation, I worked for John W. Graham Company.

August 29th

Gypsy Lawson

August 29, 2012

Gypsy was born Sept. 8, 1980 and passed away Aug. 1, 2012 at the age of 31 from a car accident.
She was born in Ventura, CA and lived in Alturas, CA. She went through grade school in St. Maries, Idaho and spent the middle school years in Newman Lake. The family then settled on a farm in Northport. She attended Northport High School and Mary Walker High School in Springdale.
As an adult, she spent a number of years in Spokane, where she graduated from Glen Dow Academy before moving back to Northport.

Jayne Northrup

August 29, 2012

Jayne LaClaire (Skold) Evans Northrup passed away peacefully on August 14, 2012 surrounded by the support and love of her family. She died at the age of 86. She was born the daughter of Archie and Myrtle (Ringstrom) Skold on March 26, 1926 in Benson, Minnesota.
Jayne graduated from Benson High school in 1944. She married Merlyn Wayne Evans on Sept. 3, 1947 and gave birth to their five children from 1948-1961. She attended Bethesda Hospital School of Nursing in St. Paul, Minnesota, graduating in 1947. She enjoyed attending as many reunions as possible.

Jean Larson

August 29, 2012

Jean Louise Larson, 92, passed away on August 18, 2012 at her daughter Judy Hall’s home near Colville. Jean was born to Leo Morris and Adele (Lampert) Morris in Spokane on March 27, 1920.

Florence Enright

August 29, 2012

Florence Mildred Enright passed away on August 26, 2012 at the age of 94. She was born the daughter of Burt and Lucy (Richart) Thompson on Nov. 17, 1917 in Northport. Florence attended school in Northport and Colville and graduated from Colville High School in 1936.
On June 25, 1938, Florence married Merle Bernard Enright. Together they had two children, Jane and Betty.

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