Obituaries

Henry “Hank” W. Parkins was born on March 23, 1941 in Leavenworth, Washington to Jeanette “Billie” and Charles Parkins and raised as a Catholic. Hank served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1957-1961. Hank married Ellyn (McKenna) on Jan. 6, 1962 and finally settled in Leavenworth, Washington where...
If ever a cliché were true, it is here…The man. The myth. The legend. A hero among all. The man with a heart of gold, Louie Wagoner went to be with his Savior on Dec. 1, 2017. Lou. Louie. Louis. Louis Gary. Whatever name we know him by, we all have our favorite story of this dynamic man. And while...
  Joan Sanger, a resident of Leavenworth for the past 73 years, died Wednesday, Nov. 15th, 2017 at Mountain Meadows Senior Living in Leavenworth. She was born February 21, 1921 in Staining, Lancashire, England to George and Lillian (Blackstock) Bradshaw.  After Joan’s mother passed away, she was...
  Ellyn Margaret Parkins was born in North Dakota on May 23, 1941, to Josephine and Hugh McKenna. As a young girl she moved to Bellingham, Washington where she graduated high school and loved to roller-skate.     She married Henry W. Parkins in Snoqualmie, Washington on Jan. 6, 1962 and moved to...
  Mary Inez (Turnipseed) Copeland passed away early Monday morning, Nov. the 13 in Olympia, WA after a long-time battle with heart disease.  Mary was born in 1939 in Aliceville, Alabama to Lois and Thomas Turnipseed. Though Mary moved with her family to Wenatchee, Washington at the age of 14, she...
     He promised to love her forever and he did. Beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Donald Elmore Carpenter passed from this world into the arms of Our Lord and his Magdalena in Heaven on Oct. 30, 2017.  Born in Rockford, Illinois on Aug. 4, 1924, Don was the second of three accomplished...
Robert L. Parlette, 76, of Wenatchee, Washington passed away on Sept. 26, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be held Nov. 20, 2017 at the Wenatchee Convention Center Grand Ball Room. Doors open at 2:30 p.m., with presentation of Colors at 3 p.m.
  Philip R. (Phil) Brunton, 90, a life-long resident of Leavenworth, died Saturday evening, Nov. 4, 2017. Phil had resided at Mountain Meadows Senior Campus for the past four years. Prior to that he was an orchardist living on 70 acres on the North Road for 63 years.  He was born in Wenatchee, May...
Dr. Donald Elmore Carpenter, 93  passed away on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 at Mountain Meadows Assisted Living in Leavenworth, Washington. An obituary will be published at a future time according to his daughter, Penelope Carpenter, with the date and time of a funeral Mass at Our Lady of The Assumption...
  Robert Miller Ferguson, age 87, passed away on Oct. 30, 2017. Bob was the son of the late Clyde and Ruth Ferguson and was preceded in death by his brother Bill Ferguson. A native of Leavenworth, Washington, his early years were shaped by the natural beauty of the region and the work ethic of his...

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