Obituaries

After a lifetime of community service, Gordon K. Irle passed from this world on September 14 at the age of 8 He was born in Cle Elum in 1931 and grew up there and in Port Townsend. He was active in Boy Scouts and attained the rank of Eagle. Following high school Gordon earned a Masters degree in...
  Sally McGregor was born in Loveland, Colorado on October 19, 1935 and she died at the age of 82 at her home in Leavenworth on September 16, 2018, after a short illness. She was a beloved friend to many and always had time for a chat. She is survived by a large extended family and many friends.  ...
  Barbara G. Christianson, 91, of Leavenworth, died on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Memorial Chapel, East Wenatchee.   

John Bangsund
John M. Bangsund died peacefully and went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 3, 2018. John was born in Seattle to Marvin and Helen Bangsund on March 10, 1949. He grew up in Lake City, attended Maple Leaf Lutheran Church, and graduated from Nathan Hale High School in 1967, where he played...
  Emma Vivian Davenport, age nine, was caught up in the arms of Jesus as her bicycle and a car collided on Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA on Wednesday evening, July 25, 2018.  Our dear Emma was gifted to us on September 22, 2008 at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee WA., the first born child of...
Alan Lee Bibby, 70, went to be with his Lord on June 14, 2018. He is free now from Parkinson’s disease. Alan was born September 30, 1947 to Jesse and Genie (Cordiner) Bibby in Akron, Ohio, where he grew up. He lost his mother as a preteen, but gained an older brother and another sister later. Alan...
Dorothy May (Watson Southwick) Elser age 94 of Dryden, formerly of Leavenworth, passed away on June 2, 2018. She was born in Fowler, Colorado to John I. Watson and Nellie (Foss) Watson. She graduated from Leavenworth High School in 1941. She worked several seasons packing pears and apples at...
Claudia Rae Fay (Ashby), 97, of Leavenworth, Washington passed away on October 5, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Claudia, daughter of Ila (Batey) and Claude W. Ashby and sister to Pauline, Roger, Raul and Tootsie was born on January 13, 1920 in Hartford, Connecticut. Claudia was the loving...
On Monday morning, June 12, 1922, near the coal mines in Phillipsburg, Montana, John E. Weins was born to James and Grace Weins, the second of three children. As a child, John was known to his family and friends as “Jackie.” Eventually everyone came to know him as “Jack”, “Grampa Jack” in recent...
Grayson J. “Kit” Clark, age 73, passed away May 15, 2018, at Providence Hospital in Everett. Kit had been living in Granite Falls, and was formerly from Leavenworth.  

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