Obituaries

George was born July 21, 1960 in Burbank, California to Roberta Bailey and Ray Klein. He was raised in Sherman Oaks, and graduated from Van Nuys High School. George loved the outdoors. He was an avid surfer, snow skier, marathon runner, triathlete and mountaineer. George worked in construction for...
James Joseph McGinnis, 90, longtime resident of Leavenworth, Washington, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, surrounded by loving family. Jim was born Nov. 21, 1927, to Kathleen Cullen and Roy Leo McGinnis in Spokane, Washington. He attended Seattle Prep and graduated from the University...
Leo Wayne Cope of Cashmere passed away peacefully at his home on March 21, 2018 surrounded by his family. Leo was born in Clinton Oklahoma on May 23, 1922 to parents Wayne & Carrie Cope (Farmer). Leo moved with his family to Cashmere in 1929 when he was seven years old. He has been in Cashmere...
Gerda Selma Bahr, 94, passed away peacefully on March 22, 2018 at Leavenworth, Washington. She was born in Germany. In 1945, she married Hans-Joachin Bahr in Berlin. She gave birth to twins, Dagmar and Bernd Bahr. She immigrated to Vancouver, Canada in 1955 and in 1960 moved to San Francisco and...
Gale L. Ward left life reluctantly on March 17, 2018, surrounded by loved ones at his home in Leavenworth, Washington. Gale’s rich and full life began in Wendell, Idaho on June 21, 1942, the sixth and last child of Floyd Gaylord (Jack) and Katie Caroline Ward. After living in various Pacific...
Frank J Fassnacht, 90, of Wenatchee, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at his daughters home in East Wenatchee. Frank was born Nov. 6, 1927 to Frank and Rose (Sehorn) Fassnacht in Subiaco, Arkansas. He attended St. Bendicts school there.     In 1946, Frank moved to Leavenworth to live...
Ken Hunnicutt passed away on March 17, 2018 while lovingly surrounded by his wife, children, and grandchildren. He will be deeply missed for his captivating stories, big laugh, and generous heart. Ken was curious, adventurous, and eager to support the dreams of others. Despite struggling with...
June 12, 1948-Feb. 20, 2018 A Celebration of Don’s Life will be held at the Leavenworth Ski Hill on Saturday, April 7, 2018, beginning at 2 p.m. We look forward to seeing many of Don’s family and friends at this informal potluck gathering, as we share stories and memories of the popular skier,...
Theron “Mac” Huffman, 95, a longtime resident of Leavenworth, died Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018 at his home in Leavenworth. Mac was born July 1, 1922 to Zed and Mary (England) Huffman at Clearfield, Iowa where he was raised and educated. Mac enlisted in the U.S. Navy and on Sept. 12, 1944 he married...
Neil Samuel Jeske, 79, a longtime resident of the Wenatchee Valley passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee with his sons Gary and Jared by his side. He was born April 13, 1938 at Oakland, California. Neil was raised in the Wenatchee Valley with his...

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