Obituaries

Gorgie Valdez April 13, 1937 — January 30, 2017

February 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

Gorgie Valdez, of Othello, Washington went home to be with his Heavenly Father on Monday, January 30, 2017 with his family by his side. Born in Fort Morgan, Colorado on April 13, 1937 to Jose and Mary (Martinez) Valdez. Gorgie married the l...

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Grace Ethel Favaro January 31, 2017

February 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

Grace Ethel Favaro, 98, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 at Country Care in Othello Following over a decade-long battle with Alzheimer’s.She leaves her husband of 62 years, Orland E. Favaro, her daughters Harriet Michael, ...

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Linda ‘Sue’ Laursen November 23, 1947 — January 28, 2017

February 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

Linda “Sue” Laursen, 69, of Othello, Washington, passed away January 28, 2017. She was born in Stanley, North Dakota on November 23, 1947 to Paul Dilley and Linda Ellefson. She was married to Jack Laursen on October 14, 1967 in Warden, Wash...

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Jim Romans October 6, 1939 — January 8, 2017

February 03, 2017 at 10:53 am

Jim Romans passed away peacefully from cancer on Jan. 8 in Gilbert, Ariz. Jim moved to Arizona in August 2016 to be near his son Bryce and daughter-in-law Patsy.Jim was born on Oct. 6, 1939 in Buhl, Idaho. After he was adopted at age 6, his...

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Doreen J. Russell March 29, 1939 — January 19, 2017

February 01, 2017 at 5:00 am

Doreen J. Russell, 77, passed away on Jan. 19, 2017 in Casa Grande, Ariz. from a heart attack. Doreen was born on March 29, 1939 in Mobridge, S.D. and moved to Othello, Wash. when she was four years old. Doreen is survived by her husband o...

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Natividad R. Alvarez February 15, 1955 — January 5, 2017

January 25, 2017 at 5:00 am

Natividad R. Alvarez, 61, passed away on Jan. 5, 2017 At Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, Wash. surrounded by his loving family. Natividad, also known as Big Nat and Boi, was born in Victoria, Texas on Feb. 15, 1955 to Natividad ...

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Michael Earl Eyler May 30, 1954 — December 26, 2016

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

Michael Earl Eyler, age 62, of Othello, Washington, passed away December 26, 2016 at the Othello Community Hospital. He was born in Bellingham, Washington on May 30, 1954 to parents Earl Eyler and Rita Moffet. Mike graduated from Oak Harbor...

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Wilbert E. Coats 1936 — 2017

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 am

Wilbert E. Coats (Will) was born March 11, 1936, in Bismarck, N.D. He was the son of Ernest and Mae Coats and one of nine siblings. A graduate of Bismarck Junior College and Minot State University (both in North Dakota) with a degree in spe...

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Daniel A. Sarles Sr February 25, 1936 — December 25, 2016

January 05, 2017 at 11:38 am

Daniel A. Sarles Sr., 80, passed away peacefully on Dec. 25, 2016 at his home in Benton City, Wash. He was born in Washington, Penn. on Feb. 25, 1936 to Daniel and Ruth (Stenhouse) Hufford. After Dan’s father passed away early in his life, ...

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Glenda Horn September 26, 2016

December 23, 2016 at 4:04 pm

Glenda Marie Weaver Horn passed away on September 26, 2016. She was 92 years young. Glenda was living in Federal Way, WA at the time of her passing.Glenda was born in Moundville, MO, daughter of Joshua Glenn Weaver and Naomi Marie Whitworth...

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