June 5th, 2013
Morris (Moe) Burnett of Waterville passed away peacefully on Nov. 21, 2012. He was born at East Wenatchee on July 7, 1926, to Hollis and Bertha (Overturf) Burnett. He graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1944.
He met his future wife, Peggy Ingalls, at a Saturday dance on Badger Mountain while she was visiting her uncle with her sister, who was married to Moe's cousin. It was love at first sight for both of them. A year later, they got married (Oct. 23, 1946) in Colville and were married for 64 years until her death in 2010. They made their first home in Douglas.
Mylo Granville Lyng passed away in Spokane on May 25, 2013. He was born the son of Henry and Selma (Rom) Lyng in McHenry County, North Dakota on Jan. 8, 1932.
Gary Duane Peterson, a longtime resident of Colville, passed away on May 27, 2013 in Spokane. Gary was born on Sept. 5, 1938 in White Salmon, the son of Clifford and Marvel (Freer) Peterson.
Gary was raised in the Vancouver and Newport, OR areas and graduated from Newport High School in 1956. After graduation, Gary began working at Yaquina Bay Lumber Company and a few years later he joined the National Guard as a Reservist, where he used all his free time taking his training in the eveÂ¬nings and weekends.
What started off as a perceived deer problem within the city of Colville had some council members figuratively scratching their heads in confusion as they debated an ordinance that would make feeding wildlife, including waterfowl, illegal within city limits.
Ephraim Brown, 35, is a conceptual, metal and assemblage artist from the Pacific Northwest. He utilizes mostly recycled materials, found objects and scrap metal for his creations, thus giving a "trash into treasure", or "beauty found within the garbage" quality to his work. The tools he uses range from a dollar-store paint brush to an oxyacetylene torch.
Loretta Mae (Malicoat) McManus passed away April 26, 2013 at Mt. Carmel Hospital in Colville at the age of 81. She was born December 14, 1931 in Emmett, Idaho to her loving parents, Oscar and Nancy R. (Malicoat) Voyce.
In memory of our brother Frank Jedel, who passed away Dec. 2, 2012, in Spokane at age 68, after a courageous four-year battle with cancer. His family was all present the day he passed away. No funeral service was held.
On Election Day, Nov. 7, 1944, Franklin Delano Renold Jedel was born in Colville, the son of Reinhard Paul and Mattie Pearl Jedel, the day President Roosevelt was elected to a fourth term.
Carol Gene McKinney (Porter) went to Heaven on May 22, 2013. She was born on August 3, 1944 in St. Maries, Idaho to George and Violet Porter. She graduated from Deary High School in 1962. She married the love of her life, Roy B. McKinney Jr., in Coeur dâ€™ Alene, Idaho on Jan. 9, 1963. They lived in and around the Spokane area while finally settling with their four children in Kettle Falls in 1970.
Itâ€™s been just over a decade since the original â€śseedâ€ť of an idea, but the dream of affordable housing for Colvilleâ€™s seniors is a large step closer to reality. Eric Ohrtman and Jeff Whitten of the Hudesman House Apartments (HHA) Board of Directors announced at Tuesdayâ€™s Chamber of Commerce meeting that the project on Colvilleâ€™s north side recently broke ground.