Archive - Obituary
November 7th, 2012
Nancy Jean McLain, a six-year resident of Colville, passed away on Nov. 1, 2012 in her home surrounded by loving family. Nancy was born on July 11, 1947 in Evanston, IL, the daughter of Francis Edgar and Nancy Mary (Higgins) Worcester.
She moved often while growing up to follow the work opportunities of her father. Nancy attended grade school successively in the communities of Hutchinson, KS; Everett, Wenatchee, Seattle and Sitka, AK. Her high school years were shared between the communities of Anchorage and Glennallen, AK.
Marion Dee (Morgan) Satterlee passed away Oct. 11, 2012 in Glendale, California. She was born July 28, 1923 in Spokane. Her parents, George Morgan and Opal Talkington, grew up in Harrington and farmed there during the early 1920â€™s. Two generations of grandparents were pioneers that came West by wagon train to the Washington Territory.
Linda Gene Rogers was born on June 17, 1949 in Seattle on June 17, 1949 to Donald and Dorothy Rogers, with an older sister and ultimately, a younger brother.
On Nov. 3, 2012, at 3:45 p.m., my loving wife, Lindy, went home to Jesus from multiple cancers. Her lifelong uncondiÂ¬tional, and total faith in her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, completely carried her through two previous bouts with this dread disease and back to health. This time, the disease would not be denied.
Joy Ann Schutt, 76, a lifelong resident of Republic, WashingÂ¬ton, passed away on Oct. 29, 2012 in Republic. She was born on Sept.10, 1936 in Republic to Louis and Iva (Jernburg) LemÂ¬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 ReÂ¬public where she raised her family and lived the remainder of her life.
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 fatherâ€™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 reÂ¬turned to college as an â€śAggieâ€ť at Texas A&M.
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.
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 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 Bachelorâ€™s Degree in Fine Arts. She began teaching in StreetsÂ¬boro, OH where she taught kindergarten through twelfth grade and was also involved in teaching 4-H.
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, 72, of Papaâ€™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!