Our Obituaries

Raymond G. MacDermott

August 22, 1929 - January 29, 2018


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Kelly Leon Bollinger

February 16, 1923 - January 29, 2018


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Douglas A. Brawner

November 13, 1938 - January 26, 2018


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Lois Louise Leonard

December 15, 1918 - January 25, 2018


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Deanna Marlene Cothren

July 12, 1941 - January 19, 2018

Deanna Marlene Cothren, 76, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018, in Centralia, WA.She was born in Centralia on July 12, 1941, to Virgil and Hazel (Tanner) Pinard. She married Crint Cothren, Jr, on October 3, 1958, and graduated from Centralia High School the following year.Deanna was a homemaker throughout her married life. She enjoyed reading, puzzles, and arts and crafts, but her favorite...
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Nancy Leeanne Ely

December 7, 1941 - January 16, 2018

Beloved Nancy Leeanne Ely (Johnson) was born on the infamous December 7th, 1941, at St. Joseph's hospital in Tacoma, WA. She passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on January 16th, 2018 at 76 years young. Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Ferrell. She loved her family, and is survived by her son, Paul and his wife, Nikki, of Chehalis; her cherished grandchildren,...
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Barbara Lee Hansen

January 25, 1937 - January 16, 2018


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Donna Lee Gonia

September 10, 1949 - January 14, 2018

Donna Lee Gonia passed away surrounded by family Jan. 14, 2018. She was born in Centralia, Sept. 10, 1949, to George and Sarah Gonia.Donna Lee graduated from Centralia High School in 1967. She retired from the Washington State Department of Transportation after 30 years. Donna Lee worked the last 25 years at the South Sound Speedway, most of them in the beer stand.She loved being with her family...
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Elizabeth Ann Boone

January 13, 1961 - January 12, 2018

Elizabeth (Beth) Ann Boone passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 12, 2018 in Centralia, Wash. She would have been 57 on January 13th.Beth was born January 13, 1961 to Mary and Warren Boone in Mount Vernon, Wash. She was the eldest of four and the glue that kept her family together since the passing of their parents. Beth graduated from Centralia High School in 1979. She had a passion for...
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Vondean Kay Thompson

September 10, 1938 - January 10, 2018

Vondean K. (Stafford) Thompson passed away peacefully, in the company of her family Jan. 10, 2018, from the effects of a brain tumor. She was a beautiful woman who led a full life. Vondean was born in Centralia, Wash., Sept. 10, 1938, to Elvin and Marjorie Stafford.She graduated from Centralia High School in 1956, and earned a bachelor's degree in music from the University of Washington in 1960....
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Joshua Lee Shepard

April 8, 1975 - January 9, 2018

Joshua Lee "Josh" Shepard, 42, of Chehalis, Wash., went to be with the Lord, Jan. 9, 2018, after a short battle with cancer. He passed peacefully with his adoring wife in his arms.Josh was born in Kelso, Wash., April 8, 1975. He attended W. F. West High School and Centralia College. On Sept. 16, 2017, Josh married the love of his life, Christine Anne (Austin) Shepard. He worked in the...
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Dorothy Marie Hagstrom

August 26, 1926 - January 9, 2018

Dorothy Marie Hadaller (Blankenship) Hagstrom, was born Aug. 27, 1926, in Onalaska, Wash., to William and Josephine (Kirpes) Hadaller.The family moved to the Green Mountian area, where she attended school in the one room school house for three years. When the school consolidated with Mossyrock, she continued through High school, graduating in 1944. After graduation, she attended Griffin Murphy...
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Joan Marie Champlin

August 12, 1954 - January 7, 2018

Joan Champlin 63, a resident of Centralia the majority of her life, died at Providence Centralia Hospital January 7, 2018.Joan was born August 12, 1954 in Centralia where she grew up. She attended St. Mary's grade school and graduated from Centralia High. She married Bud Champlin on March 15, 1980. They lived in Rochester and Centralia where they raised their daughter, Lisa.Joan always worked...
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Ruth Kline Tollefson

May 26, 1923 - January 1, 2018

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James Robert Reddick

August 18, 1945 - December 31, 2017

James R. Reddick, 72, of Rochester, WA, peacefully passed away at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle on Sunday December 31st at 4:15 PM, surrounded by his family. James was born on August 18, 1945, in Port Angeles, WA. He wore many hats during his career in the Plywood industry, the latest was as a Dryer Tender. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and hunting with his children and family. He also enjoyed...
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Nancy Lynn Andrews

March 12, 1953 - December 28, 2017

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Bette Jo Blaser

May 27, 1934 - December 27, 2017

Bette Jo (Guenther) Blaser, 83 passed away peacefully on Dec.27, 2017, at Sharon Care Center in Centralia Wash. She was born in Chehalis on May 27, 1934 to Sylvester "Boise"and Olive Guenther. Bette Jo attended Napavine schools and graduated in 1952. On New Year's Eve 1951, she met Werner Blaser who was playing bass in a band. That night, they made a date and eventually got married at St Joseph's...
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George William Andrews

September 11, 1925 - December 26, 2017

George W. Andrews, 92, passed away Dec. 26, 2017, while receiving care at Sharon Care Center Skilled Nursing in Centralia, Wash., after suffering a fall at home in November. He was born Sept. 11, 1925, in Knox, N.D., to William Paul and Lily Elsie (Forner) Andrews.In 1935, the Andrews family migrated west to Chehalis, Wash., in their Essex and four wheel covered trailer. George served in the...
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Josephine Elaine Aldrich

February 3, 1939 - December 25, 2017

Jo Aldrich, 78, of Rochester, Wash., surrounded by the love of her family, returned to her Heavenly Father Christmas morning 2017. Jo was born in Oakville, Wash., Feb. 3, 1939.She graduated from Rochester High School and later earned a teaching certificate from Bellingham College. Jo married the love of her life, Garnet J. Aldrich Nov. 15, 1976.Jo had a spirit to serve, working mostly in...
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Montie Iver Geving

May 21, 1933 - December 21, 2017

Montie Geving, 84, of Centralia, Wash., passed away peacefully the morning of Dec. 21, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Montie was born May 21, 1933, in Baker, Mont.He served in the United States Army from 1954 to 1956. Montie will always be remembered for his generosity and his kind heart.He was preceded in death by his son, Scottie.Montie is survived by his wife, Diane; daughters, Roxy...
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Richard James DeSalvo

February 3, 1933 - December 20, 2017

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George Stephen Harmon

November 18, 1947 - December 19, 2017

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Robert Lee Gage

March 24, 1943 - December 13, 2017

AVCM Master Chief Robert Lee Gage, 74, died peacefully at Swedish Hospital in Edmonds, surrounded by family and friends on, December 13, 2017. Robert was born, March 24, 1943 in East McKeesport, Pennsylvania to John and Mary Gage. He graduated from McKeesport High in 1961 then entered the Navy where he rose quickly to Chief at the age of 27. He remained in the navy for 22 years and retired with...
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Donald Milton Brown

October 27, 1931 - December 13, 2017

Don Brown was born in Chehalis, Washington on October 27, 1931 to Roy and Ida Brown. Chehalis would be "home" for the family off and on for many years. Don attended school at the West Side school in Chehalis, a one room school in Holly Washington, R.E. Bennett Jr. High and the old Chehalis High School until it was condemned after a strong earthquake in his senior year of high school. A life...
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Cuthbert Gordon Sipe

August 8, 1924 - December 10, 2017

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Gloria Jewell Oechsner

August 27, 1925 - December 9, 2017

Gloria Jewell Oechsner, age 92, died peacefully on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at home in Chehalis, Wash. With her loved ones by her side. She was born August 27, 1925 to Hugh and Edna (Askin) Baker in Seattle, Wash. Having Moved to Montana with her family, she graduated from Billings High School and went on to Montana State University to complete her Bachelors degree. Choosing a career in...
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Louise Marie Kostick

August 7, 1934 - December 7, 2017

Louise Marie Kostick, 83, of Chehalis, passed away December 8, 2017.Louise, AKA Uncle Wee Gee, was born in Chehalis, on August 7, 1934, to Joseph J. and Francis (Tausher) Kostick. She graduated from WF West in 1952. In 1954, she received an AA from Centralia Jr. College. She then went on to attend Central Washington College, where she received her Bachelor's degree in education, in 1958.Louise...
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John Stanley Florek

August 19, 1935 - December 6, 2017

John Florek, 82, went peacefully to be with the Lord and his wife, Dec. 6, 2017. He was born in Foley, Minn., in 1935.John graduated from Shelton High School in 1953, and went to work in the grocery business until retirement. He started work at L&M in Shelton, Wash., then to 20th Century Grocery and later, Safeway in Shelton. John moved to Centralia and became assistant manager in Centralia. He...
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Agnes Irene Johnson

April 24, 1925 - December 5, 2017

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Carolyn Danielle Adella Waniczek

August 25, 1942 - December 5, 2017

Carolyn Danielle Adella Waniczek passed away peacefully in her Centralia home early Tuesday, December 5, 2017, after a brave battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born on August 25, 1942, in Anchorage, Alaska, to Merle and Sybil DeGarmo. Carolyn lived in several different cities in the United States before settling in Centralia 25 years ago. A bookkeeper for many years, she also worked for...
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Carol Lee Wood

August 31, 1936 - December 4, 2017

Carol Lee (Fleming) Wood, 81, Passed away Monday, December 4, 2017, at St. Peter's Hospital in Olympia. She was born on August 31, 1936 in Chehalis, to Larry and Mary Alice (Mendell) Fleming.Carol attended Mossyrock School from first grade through graduation in 1954. She went to Centralia Business School for one year, then was employed at what is now Wells Fargo Bank, in Chehalis. She later...
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Robert Raymer

August 2, 1920 - December 4, 2017

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John Ernest Walch

December 4, 1944 - December 1, 2017

John Walch went to heaven on December 1, 2017, at age 72. He died of natural causes at home. John was born on December 4, 1944 to Alfred & Helen Walch in Vancouver, Washington. He worked on the Railroad from an early age. After his retirement, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, meeting his "railroad buddies" for breakfast, and spending time with his family. John was an active member of the Valley...
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Gordon J. Dettlaff

June 7, 1923 - November 28, 2017

Gordon J. Dettlaff, 94, of Centralia, Wash., passed away Nov. 28, 2017, at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash. He was born June 7, 1923, in Oshkosh, Wis. Gordon graduated from Oshkosh High School and completed his education at Oshkosh Business College, today the University of Wisconsin Business College.He was raised by his uncle, professional golfer, Hank Dettlaff and he developed an...
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Katrena Deanne Krause

January 10, 1974 - November 25, 2017

On Nov. 25, 2017, Katrena Deanne Gravatt Krause joined the angels in Heaven. She was born Jan. 10, 1974, to Mary Moffitt in Port Townsend, Wash.Trena was a loving wife, mother, bonus mom, aunt, daughter, cousin and beloved friend. She could always be counted on for a joke, smart comment or some "real" advice. Trena was the type of person who would literally give you the shoes off her feet if you...
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Randall Ray Howard

January 2, 1954 - November 23, 2017

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Matthew Marcus Durbiano

October 15, 1970 - November 21, 2017

Matthew Marcus Durbiano, 47 passed away suddenly at home in Centralia, WA on November 21, 2017. Matt was born in Santa Barbara, CA on October 15, 1970.Matt moved with his family to the Olympia, WA area when he was 6 where he attended local schools including Timberline High School. He later attended Bellevue Community College. Matt got great solace from driving where he felt free. This led to his...
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Ronald Neil Solomon

August 23, 1975 - November 18, 2017

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Terry Clara Henderson

February 2, 1927 - November 18, 2017

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Roger Clayton Fletcher

June 22, 1941 - November 16, 2017

Roger Clayton Fletcher, 76, of Rochester, Wash., passed away peacefully November 16, 2017, at St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, surrounded by his family.Roger was born on June 22, 1941, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Clayton and Wilma (Krause) Fletcher. With ties to the Rochester community since 1959, he was well known for his Dairy of Merit, Ro-Doll Dairy on James Road, as well as for his singing ability....
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Leslie Anne McConnell

June 7, 1949 - November 15, 2017

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Claire Antonia McAllister

September 7, 1917 - November 14, 2017

Claire McAllister, 100, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at her residence in Centralia.Claire, more commonly known to her friends and family as "Aunt Sis," was born in Centralia Sept. 7, 1917,to Sebastian and Josephine (Schwarz) Heinricher. She grew up on the family farm and attended the one-room Salzer Valley Schoolhouse.Claire married John McAllister, June 4, 1935, settling once more in...
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Richard Allen Rave

August 30, 1924 - November 11, 2017

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Helen Mae Warren

May 6, 1921 - November 8, 2017

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Graciela Espinoza Franco

January 25, 1953 - November 6, 2017

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Vonnie May Leighton

September 30, 1929 - November 5, 2017

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Werner Joseph Blaser

May 24, 1926 - November 5, 2017

Werner Joseph "Toby" Blaser, 91, passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at Sharon Care Center in Centralia, Wash.He was born in Chehalis, May 24, 1926, to Leopold and Elizabeth (Marchy) Blaser. Werner attended St. Joseph School and Chehalis High School.In 1945, Werner joined the United States Navy and served during World War II on the aircraft carrier, USS Wasp (CV-18). He married Bette Jo Guenther,...
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Kathleen Joyce Stanfield

December 20, 1941 - November 1, 2017

Kathleen "Joyce" Stanfield entered the world Dec. 20, 1941, in Baker, Ore. She was the child of Albert and Memora Stanfield. Kathleen grew up in a large family that made their home in Lewis County.Joyce married George "Al" Schmitt, and together, they raised five children, Lonni Schmitt of Olympia, Eric Schmitt of Hillsboro, Ore., Shelli Schmitt of Centralia,Wendy Macy of Naselle and Carrie Anna...
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Richard Franklin Hopkins

March 24, 1936 - October 31, 2017

Richard Franklin "Hoppy" Hopkins, 81, of Centralia, Wash, passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at Providence Centralia Hospital.Richard was born in Boulder, Colorado, on March 24, 1936. His family moved to Medford, Ore, in 1944. His parents died when he was very young, so his older sister, Helen, along with her husband, took him in to raise him with their five children.At the age of 17,...
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Arthur Gerald Daulton

September 24, 1927 - October 31, 2017

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Kristina Louise Herrera

June 22, 1965 - October 28, 2017

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Merle Frances Braden

November 7, 1923 - October 26, 2017

Merle Frances Braden, 93, of Centralia, Wash., passed away Oct. 26, 2017, from complications of dementia.She was born in Zephyr, Texas, Nov. 7, 1923, to Roy Weaks and Clara Harrison. Merle graduated from La Mesa High School and studied computers later in life.She was married to Ray L. Braden, Aug. 10, 1968. They were married for a little over 10 years.Merle worked for the Centralia School...
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Eleanor Ann Ethridge

December 7, 1935 - October 21, 2017

Eleanor Ann Ethridge, 81, of Chehalis, Wash., Passed away October 21, 2017, at Providence Centralia Hospital. She was born in Keewatin, Minn., to Eric and Monica Tappe, December 7, 1935. After high school, Eleanor enrolled in beauty school, then later continued education and became a licensed CNA. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Chehalis, where she...
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Charles Gordon Stafford

October 6, 1945 - October 13, 2017

Charles "Gordon" Stafford, 72, of Beaverton, Ore., passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Gordon was born in Centralia, Wash., Oct. 6, 1945. He attended Centralia schools and was an excellent student and exceptional baseball and basketball player. Gordon was a strong and determined man, who had a good sense of humor. In 1961, 16 year old Gordon was severely injured in a tragic car-train accident in...
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Ronard Andrew Nelsen

November 29, 1915 - October 9, 2017

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Fred I. Dixon

October 20, 1927 - October 7, 2017

Fred I. "Bud" Dixon, 89, of Centralia, Washington, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017, from complications of diabetes. Fred was born in Chehalis, Washington, on October 20, 1927, and attended school there. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, worked in the woods and drove trucks for Weyerhauser, was a reserve officer with the Centralia Police Department, a police officer in Morton,...
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Ruth Serven Pliska

October 24, 1924 - October 6, 2017

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Eileen Doris Johnson

December 19, 1939 - September 29, 2017

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Deanna May Larson

November 11, 1941 - September 25, 2017

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Merrietta Louise Kent

February 14, 1937 - September 24, 2017

Merrietta 'Mertie' Louise Kent, 80, passed away peacefully at her home in Chehalis on September 24th, 2017.She was born at Wolf Point, Montana, on February 14, 1937, to Henry and Isabel (Madison) Nelson. She graduated from Battleground High School in 1955, and attended the Apple/ Macintosh Computer Program at Elko Community College (Nevada) in 1986.Merrietta adored her children, grandchildren,...
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Lynn Ann Hamilton

May 19, 1947 - September 23, 2017

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Randolph William Woodring

February 6, 1949 - September 17, 2017

Randolph William "Randy" Woodring, 68, of Centralia, Wash., passed away at home, Sept. 17, 2017, surrounded by family, while listening to the Seahawks game, holding his daughter's hand. Randy was born Feb. 6, 1949, to Jack and Rose Woodring. His mother, Rose, was a movie buff, naming him after her favorite actor, Randolph Scott. He was born and raised in Pe Ell, Wash., graduating from Pe...
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Susan Catherine Olsen

September 23, 1933 - September 15, 2017

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Emilie Siehnel

October 25, 1924 - September 14, 2017

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Lois Minnie Davis

December 28, 1918 - September 13, 2017

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Stephanie Deeane Klamn

July 24, 1959 - September 8, 2017

Stephanie Deeane Klamn, 58, passed away peacefully at her home in Chehalis on Friday, September 8th, 2017. She was born in Pullman, Washington on July 24th, 1959, to Tony and Trudy Hall. She graduated from Othello High School in 1977, and went on to attend Centralia College. Stephanie married the love of her life on May 1st, 1987. They raised four children and celebrated their 30th Wedding...
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Harvey Ewing Chappell

September 20, 1935 - September 7, 2017

Harvey Ewing Chappell, 81, passed away at his residence in Centralia, Wash, on Sept 7, 2017. He was brought into this world on Sept 20, 1935, in Onalaska, Wash; the son of William and Olga (Gish) Chappell. He married Dianna (Hickman) Smith on Oct 23, 2010, at the Chehalis Moose Lodge. Harvey proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps from 1954 to 1956, and was part of the...
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Marilyn Louise Powe

October 8, 1950 - August 27, 2017

Marilyn Louise (Scharpf) Powe, 66, of Napavine, Wash., passed away peacefully Aug. 27, 2017, after a brief battle with cancer.She was born in Tacoma, Wash., Oct. 8, 1950, to Clyde and Bernice (Elman) Scharpf.Marilyn graduated as valedictorian from Napavine High School and was the Washington State Dairy Princess in 1968.She worked as a dispatcher with the Public Utility District, retiring after 41...
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Arleen Isabel Stone

August 12, 1922 - August 21, 2017

Arleen I. Stone was born in Makoti, N.D., Aug. 12, 1922. She passed away in Tacoma, Wash., Aug. 21, 2017. She was the youngest of five children born toHenry and Christine Tronson. Arleen was nicknamed "Makoti Girl," because of her love of her hometown. She graduated from Makoti High School, leaving the farm to live with her sister, Celeste, in Spokane, Wash., where she attended Northwestern...
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Herman Joseph Hadaller

March 17, 1933 - August 16, 2017

Herman Joseph Hadaller, was born at home on the family homestead in Harmony, Wash., March 17, 1933. He passed away peacefully from natural causes in that same home, Aug. 16, 2017. The third of nine children born to Joe and Sophie Hadaller. Herman attended school in Mossyrock for 12 years, graduating in 1951. After serving in the United States Army with Alaska Communications, he graduated from...
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Alva Marie Jones

July 9, 1938 - August 15, 2017

Alva Marie 'Pidge' Jones of Onalaska Wash., age79, passed away on Tuesday, August 15th 2017 at Providence Centralia Hospital. She was born July 9th, 1938 to Alva and Alice Jones in Sikeston Missouri. Alva enjoyed playing bingo, cooking, taking care of others and making afghans when she could. Alva was preceded in death by her son Rick, father A.C. 'Jug' Jones, mother Alice Marie and sister Betty...
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Ralph Eugene Hearn

June 10, 1926 - August 14, 2017

Ralph Eugene Hearn Sr., 91, of Chehalis, WA, passed away on August 15, 2017, after a lengthy battle with heart disease. Ralph was born in Chehalis on June 10, 1926. He attended Chehalis High School (now W.F. West,) and was inducted into the Army in 1944. His service was primarily at the White Sands Proving Ground in New Mexico, established for testing German and American long range rockets and...
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Spencer Lee Nichols

September 22, 1940 - August 11, 2017

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Margaret Phyllis Greear

September 12, 1923 - August 7, 2017

Margaret Greear age 93 passed away in Napavine, Washington on August 7, 2017. She was born to Fred and Annie Richard on September 12, 1923 in Napavine, WA. She was preceded in death by her loving husband David E. Greear and her grandson Ryan Birley.She is survived by her sister Shirley Holtman, daughters Laurie Nicoll (Fred), Toni Keller (Steve), Julie Birley (Greg) and son David Greear (Joanne)...
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Jackie Lee Lewis Franks

April 3, 1939 - August 6, 2017

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Sandra Rae McPherson

April 5, 1942 - July 29, 2017

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Andy Lanting

June 25, 1938 - July 28, 2017

Andy Lanting, 79, of Chehalis, went home to the loving arms of his Lord and Savior July 28, 2017. He wasborn to Sam and Hendrina Lanting June 25, 1938, in Spanuum, Friesland.Andy grew up during World War II and remembers when the soldiers came through town and handed them chocolate. He and his family immigrated to America in 1947, first through Ellis Island, in upper New York Bay, then by train...
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Keith Richard Dickey

September 2, 1940 - July 26, 2017

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Elizabeth Mae Parker

June 5, 1952 - July 25, 2017

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Fremont O. Burrows

March 18, 1928 - July 25, 2017

Fremont Oscar Burrows was born on March 18, 1928 in Chehalis, WA. He was the son of Fremont G. Burrows and Irene M. (Mock) Burrows. He had a sister (Dorothy) Jeanne Burrows who died in 1951. Fremont O. grew up in Chehalis in the family home on Washington Avenue and attended Chehalis schools. He graduated from the "old" Chehalis High School in 1946, and attended college at WSU before transferring...
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Gerald Michael Montgomery

September 10, 1942 - July 24, 2017

Gerald "Jerry" Michael Montgomery, 74, of Winlock, Wash., left this earth to join the Lord July 24, 2017, after succumbing to complications of congestive heart failure.Jerry was born in Walterboro, S.C., in 1942, the first of three children born to parents, William and B. Leslie. He was an avid reader throughout his life, his years of formal education concluding with a master of arts degree from...
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Tj Lee Sinnott

June 22, 1994 - July 16, 2017

TJ Lee Sinnott, 23, passed away July 15, 2017, due to a tragic car accident. He was born June 22, 1994.He had a passion for playing his guitar, working on cars and he loved cats and junk food.TJ was very intelligent, outgoing and energetic. He always gave 100 percent, no matter what life threw at him. TJ was employed as a plumber and had recently started his own plumbing business.He had a...
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Janet Ruth Door

September 26, 1951 - July 13, 2017

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Walton Mose Bond

September 30, 1932 - July 7, 2017

Walton Mose Bond, affectionately known as "Bud" or "Walt," 84, of Olympia, Wash., passed away July 7, 2017, due to heart failure. He was born in Mills, N.M., Sept. 30, 1932.Walt graduated eighth grade from Rochester grade school and continued learning on the job throughout his life.He married Inez Y. Gilham Aug. 16, 1953, they were married for 63 years. He still tenderly referred to his wife as ...
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Harold James Thomas

December 1, 1936 - July 5, 2017

Harold James "Jim" Thomas, 80, of Centralia, spent his last Fourth of July surrounded by friends and family and died peacefully at home July 5, 2017, following a sudden diagnosis and short battle with cancer.Jim was born to William and Alice Thomas Dec. 1, 1936, in Salida, Colo. He grew up in Southern Colorado and then graduated from Venice High School in California in 1954. He joined the United...
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Iva Mae Jamerson

October 31, 1933 - July 4, 2017

Iva Mae (Lake-Scott) Jamerson passed away July 4, 2017, in her home, after battling Parkinson's disease. She was born Oct. 31, 1933, in Waldo, Kan., and graduated from Waldo High School.Iva and married Don Scott and together they Raised their four children in the Midwest until 1966, when they moved to Centralia, Wash. Iva worked as a secretary for the Centralia Junior High School and Washington...
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Lenora Jane Holidy

December 11, 1924 - July 2, 2017

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Stanley Richard Hopkins

April 20, 1927 - June 30, 2017

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Todd Isaac Miskimens

June 9, 1963 - June 28, 2017

Todd I. Miskimens, 54, affectionately known as "Zilla" passed away June 28, 2017. He will be missed by all who knew him. Todd was born June 9, 1963, and was a lifelong resident of Chehalis, Wash.He is survived by his sons, Beau Edeburn and Tyler Rosenkranz; sister, Penni Edwards; brother, Scott (Roberta) Miskimens; several nieces and nephews; as well as grandnieces and grandnephews; and a large...
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Myron James Moss

June 7, 1940 - June 19, 2017

Myron James "Jim" MossHusband, Father, Cowboy, Entrepreneur, Man of Faith, Fisherman and FriendJim Moss was born on June 7th, 1940 in American Falls, Idaho. He passed away peacefully on June 19th, 2017 surrounded by family and friends. Jim affected the lives of countless people throughout his 77 years on this earth, and his memory and legacy will live on in those he touched.Jim is preceded in...
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Doris Elias Crawford

November 28, 1930 - June 19, 2017

Doris E. Crawford, 86, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017, at Sharon Care in Centralia, WA. She was born on Nov. 28, 1930, in Creelman, Saskatchewan, Canada; the sixth of 10 children, born to Magnus and Matilda Elias.After graduating from high school in 1949, Doris moved to Los Angeles, Calif. She graduated from Bishop Johnson College of Nursing in 1955, and became a U.S. Citizen Sept. 6, 1956....
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Michael Patrick Morgan

September 5, 1982 - June 18, 2017

Michael "Mike" Patrick Morgan, 34, passed away in Chehalis, Wash., June 18, 2017. He was born Sept. 5, 1982, in Longview, Wash.He was raised in Castle Rock, Napavine and Adna. Michael attended many schools, graduating from Adna High School in 2001. Later, he went on to graduate from Centralia College in 2014, with a degree in diesel technology.Michael worked at Willamette Valley Company in the...
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Edward Sheldon Morgan

February 23, 1938 - June 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sticklin Funeral Chapel, Centralia, WA.
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Ruth Gills Swihart

April 19, 1920 - June 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sticklin Funeral Chapel, Centralia, WA.
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Doris Floy Krafczyk

March 6, 1926 - May 30, 2017

Doris Floy Yocum Krafczyk, 91, a longtime resident of Pe Ell, died May 30, 2017 at home surrounded by her girls.She was born on March 6, 1926 in Centralia to Peter and Floy Bell (Pier) Yocum. Doris was raised in Centralia and then moved to Pe Ell. She attended school there until the 11th grade. She Married Edward Krafczyk on June 30, 1944. They were blessed with 7 Children. Doris worked many...
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Marilyn Beverly Murphy

November 18, 1928 - May 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sticklin Funeral Chapel, Centralia, WA.
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Ann Marie Mirow Thompson

June 21, 1934 - May 25, 2017

Ann Marie Mirow Thompson, age 82, died peacefully on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at home in Napavine, WA with her loved ones at her side, following a long battle with Alzheimers.She was born June 21, 1934 to Hans and Madeleine Mirow in Nome, AK, where her father owned and operated Mirow Air Service. Following the sale of the family business to Alaska Airlines, Ann moved with her family to Napa Valley...
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Dean Alan Tauscher

August 9, 1930 - May 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Sticklin Funeral Chapel, Centralia, WA.
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Mary Lou Robertson

March 21, 1926 - May 18, 2017

Mary Lou Mockel Robertson was the oldest child of Louis Caspar Mockel and Myrtle Blossom Hubbard Mockel. She was born March 21, 1926, in Tacoma, Wash. Mary Lou died unexpectedly May 18, 2017. She grew up in the same city and attended Stewart Elementary School and Lincoln High School. After graduating from Lincoln in 1944, she continued her education at Bates Technical School. Mary Lou was...
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Jessie May Hoffman

June 8, 1950 - May 18, 2017

Jessie May Hoffman, 66, of Boistfort, passed away at home, surrounded by her family, May 18, 2017. She was born to Brooks and Gladys (Underwood) Faulkner, June 8, 1950, in Newberry, Mich. Jessie married the love of her life, Donald R. Hoffman, Aug. 9, 1969, in Fort Benning, Ga. Together, they had two children, David and Denise.She lived her life to the fullest and enjoyed many activities,...
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