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Margret Grace Fischer

Margret G. (Rosenzweig) Fischer passed away quietly on Friday, July 29, 2016 surrounded by family. Margret was born to Carl and Helene Rosenzweig on Sept. 8, 1923 on a homestead near Cheney. She... Full story


JoAnn M. Ableman

JoAnn M. Ableman, 85, a former Punkin Center community resident and a resident of Cheney, passed away on July 24, 2016 at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, Wash. JoAnn was born on May 31, 1931... Full story


Luella Joy Dow

On July 15, 2016, Luella Joy Dow, 84, concluded the story of her life peacefully by saying "I just want to go home," and so she did. She was born on Dec. 12, 1931 to Dale and Grace Milner in Deer...


Ray Owen Hamel

Ray Hamel, 76, a longtime Cheney resident, Eastern Washington University professor and former member of the City Council passed away June 25, 2016. He was born Oct. 29, 1939. Ray 's education began...


Kane Briggs

Kane Briggs passed away at the young age of 24 on July 3, 2016. Kane loved life, lived it to the max and touched every life he was part of. Graduating from Christian Heritage School in 2010, he was a...


Mahlon Dale Loomer

Mahlon Dale Loomer, beloved husband of Martha (Kingma), passed away peacefully on June 19, 2016, at his home in Issaquah, Wash. Dale was born May 23, 1924, in Toledo, Ohio, and grew up in Bellingham,... Full story


Lorraine (King) Schloss

Lorraine (King) Schloss passed from this world after a long fight with Alzheimer's disease on June 14, 2016. She was born Sept. 20, 1934. She left behind her husband of 63 years, Floyd; three...


Gary Lee Bosworth

Gary Lee Bosworth, 65, passed peacefully into the Lord's loving hands on June 16, 2016 in Spokane, Wash. He succumbed to complications from leukemia. He is survived by his wife Kathryn Bosworth at... Full story


Linda Jean Stredwick

Linda Jean Stredwick passed away March 17, 2016 at age 61 in Burien, Wash. from complications of juvenile diabetes. She was born July 3, 1954 to Ruth and Ralph Stredwick of Pasco, Wash. After the... Full story


Kay (Davis) Donnerberg

Our beloved Kay (Davis) Donnerberg, 54, passed away June 8, 2016 at her home in Cheney after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. Kay was born in Van Wert, Ohio on June 10, 1961. She...


John Merrill Goodrich

John Merrill Goodrich, 79, passed away on April 24, 2016. John was born in Vernal, Utah Sept. 27, 1936 to Merrill and Agnes Goodrich. In June, 1950, the family moved to Moses Lake, Wash. John...


Medical Lake-area retirees hear council work overview

Maria Britton-Sipe, the executive director of the Retired Public Employees Council of Washington, speaking at the Chapter 14 meeting in Medical Lake May 25 presented an overview of the council’s work in the Washington State Legislature and the chal...


Eunice Virginia Greener

Celebration of a beautiful life who loved God, family and all people will be Saturday, June 25 at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Cedar St., Spokane, Wash. Eunice was born to Armand...


Harold LeRoy Jackson

Harold LeRoy Jackson, 82, of Tyler, Wash. passed away peacefully on May 23, 2016. Harold was born Aug. 2, 1933 in San Luis Obispo, Calif. to Russell and Iva Jackson and was one of 11 children.  From...


Howard Neal "Jorgie" Jorgenson

Howard Neal "Jorgie" Jorgenson passed away on May 2, 2016 at the Cheney Care Center surrounded by his family. Howard was born on July 26, 1939 in Valley City, N.D. to Lillian and Nels Jorgenson. He... Full story


Charles Allan Oversby

Charles A. Oversby, 71, of Medical Lake Wash., died peacefully at his home on May 1, 2016, after a short battle with cancer. Charles is survived by his wife Linda and his son and daughter-in-law... Full story


Charles Wendell Gassett Jr.

Charles Wendell Gassett Jr, (also known by his stage name of Charles Kenfield), formerly of Pembroke, Mass., Omak and Cheney, Wash., died April 18, 2016 at Hospice House of Spokane. He was...


Isabell C. Standish

Isabell C. Standish, 94, of Cheney, passed away April 16, 2016 at the Cheney Care Center. She was born Aug. 22, 1921 in Tacoma, Wash. to Eddie and Alice (Barker) Allen. She came to Cheney in 1989 and... Full story


Bruce Lowell Williams

Bruce Lowell Williams, 61, of Cheney, passed away Feb. 13, 2016 after a year-long battle with end-stage renal failure. Born June 4, 1954 in Kennewick, Wash. to James and Naomi (Griffith) Williams,... Full story


Clair Henry "Pete" Bell

Clair Henry "Pete" Bell, 67, the passed away at his home in Cheney a day shy of his 68th birthday April 5, 2016. Pete was born in Harrisburg, Penn. to Ulysses Bell and Mother Florence (Gross) Bell,... Full story


Betty Songaylo

Betty Songaylo passed away at Hospice House South on Thursday, April 14, 2016. She was born in Spokane on Nov. 13, 1922, to parents Francis and Lena Thurmon and lived in Hayford, Wash. for most of her 93 years. Betty attended Hayford School and...


Carole L. Hansen

Carole L. Hansen entered into life on May 15, 1937 in St. Paul Minn., to Mabel and Leland Coen. She was received into heavenly peace April 10, 2016 with her family by her side at the family home in...


Dr. Warren F. Heinemann

Dr. Warren F. Heinemann, Ph.D and retired U.S. Army Major passed away the morning of April 2, 2016 in Livermore, Calif. His loving wife Judy, his brothers Robert and Dean, his ex-wife Kathy and his... Full story


Michael James Delaney

Michael James Delaney, age 67, was born Aug. 15, 1948 in Salem Ore. and passed away peacefully in his Cheney, Wash. home on March 22, 2016. Mike was preceded in death by his parents, James and Wilda...


Jeffrey L. Smith

Jeffrey L. Smith, age 66, of Cheney, Wash. passed away March 13, 2016 in Spokane, Wash. Jeff worked at the family jewelry store in Cheney for many years. He was the only child of Peter J. and Frances L. (Fred) Smith who have both preceded him in...


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