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February 23rd, 2012

Marilyn Christian

February 23, 2012

Marilyn Nada Christian, a 53-year resident of Colville, passed away on Feb. 16, 2012 in Colville at the age of 84. Marilyn was born on June 3, 1927 in Spokane, the daughter of Oran Francis and Anaide Mae (Myers) Sparks.
She had the opportunity to reside in several communities while growing up, including Seattle, Springdale, Spokane and Sprague. While in Sprague, Marilyn attended elementary school. She moved to Spokane to complete her education and graduated at Rogers High School in 1944.

February 21st

Peggy Collier

February 21, 2012

Peggy Joy Collier, a resident of Rice, passed away at her home on Feb. 13, 2012 at the age of 64. She was born on Jan. 10, 1948 in Helena, MT, the daughter of Roy and Edith Bell (Erd¬man) Hutcheson.
Peggy lived in many communities in the Northwest, but lived in Goldendale most of her life. She moved to Colville in 1985, and has enjoyed living in this area most of the time since then.

Mary Wilson

February 21, 2012

Mary Elizabeth Wilson, a lifelong resident of Kettle Falls, passed away on Feb. 17, 2012 at the age of 80. She was born on July 11, 1931, the daughter of Jerry and Mattie (Fry) Ferguson.
Mary married Art Wilson in 1948. Soon after Mary and Art were married, they built a house in Kettle Falls where they re¬sided for the rest of their lives. It was in this home where they raised three children, Lanaa, Rick, and Rauna.

Del Sparks

February 21, 2012

Delbert “Del” Lewis Sparks, a lifetime resident of the Rice and Kettle Falls area, passed away on Feb.14, 2012 at his home at the age of 77. He was born on May 22, 1934 in Colville, the son of Joseph Parron and Freda Grace (Lewis) Sparks.

Sharon Myers Fry

February 21, 2012

Sharon Myers Fry, Colville High School Class of 1961, passed away at her home in Spokane on Feb. 16, 2012 of Ovarian Cancer.
Sharon attended Orient Grade School until 1954. She spent a year in Libby, Montana and started Colville Junior High School in seventh grade.
Sharon is survived by sons, Glen, Michael and Duane; daughter, Alisa, grandchildren, Trevor, Kailene, Glen Jr., James, Daniel, Anthony and Chelsie, by her brothers Darrel and Dale, and by a sister, Linda.

John Goodall

February 21, 2012

John Patrick Goodall, age 93, a resident of Colville, passed away on Feb. 15, 2012 in Colville. John was born on March 27, 1918 in Bakersfield, CA, the son of Oswald Patrick and Harriett (Randall) Goodall.
As a young boy, John resided in Bakersfield with his parents. At the age of seven, his parents enrolled him at the St. John Military Academy in Los Angeles, CA. He attended the academy until returning home to attend Kern County Union High School. John graduated in 1936 and began working.

Lawrence Leaden

February 21, 2012

Lawrence Russell Leaden passed away unexpectedly at his home on Feb. 13. Larry, as he was known by all, was born May 16, 1948 in Rossland, B.C. Canada to Howard and Dorothy Leaden and was raised in Northport on the family farm.
Larry was an amazing and proud father and had a huge heart. He cared about people. There wasn’t anything he wouldn’t do for his daughter. As a friend, he could not be faulted. He did his best to help out anyone that asked for his help and was always honored when they asked him for it.

February 13th

Wallace Neil Kalina

February 13, 2012

Wallace Kalina

Wally, Waldo, Wunk were the nicknames Wallace Neil Kalina inspired in his lifetime, and those who called him by these affectionate names were likely having a pretty good time in his company.

Josslynn MIchelle Aaron

February 13, 2012

Josslynn Aaron

February 7th

William Hill

February 7, 2012

William Leonard Hill, “Dr. Bill” to his friends, passed away at his Deep Lake home on Jan. 24, 2012. Bill was born on Jan, 3, 1948 in Gridley, California, the son of Billy and Louise (Kirkham) Hill.
At the age two, his family purchased and moved to a new ranch just north of Deep Lake.
Bill attended grade school at Leadpoint and graduated from Northport High School in 1966. Soon after high school graduation, he spent several years living and working in We¬natchee.

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