Obituaries

Richard Buchwitz

Longtime Enumclaw resident Richard Buchwitz, 83, died Jan. 27, 2011.He was born Sept. 8, 1927, in Goodrich, N.D., the seventh of 13 children born to… Continue reading

  • Jan 27, 2011

Sharon Peters

Buckley resident Sharon Peters, 61, died Jan. 26, 2011, in Tacoma.She was born July 8, 1949, in Puyallup to Myron and Margaret Bugher. She graduated… Continue reading

  • Jan 26, 2011

Duane Tidball

Duane Tidball died Dec. 31, 2010.A service is pending; contact Weeks’ Funeral Home at 360-829-1171 for information.… Continue reading

  • Dec 31, 2010

Andy Hoylan

Wilkeson resident Andy John Holyan Sr., 78, died Dec. 29, 2010, in Tacoma.He was born April 17, 1932, in South Prairie and served in the… Continue reading

  • Dec 29, 2010

Clifford Hoiland

Lifetime Enumclaw resident Clifford E. Hoiland died Dec. 28, 2010.He was born Sept. 24, 1930, in Enumclaw to Ed and Matilda Hoiland and worked on… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2010

Ellen Westby

Enumclaw resident Ellen Ann Westby, 64, died Dec. 25, 2010, in Seattle.She was born Jan. 15, 1946, in Racine, Wis. She retired from Boeing as… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2010

Janice Balsley

Janice Ione “Jan” Balsley died Dec. 24, 2010, at St. Joseph Hospital following a brief illness. She was 85.A lifelong resident of Washington state, she… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2010

Charles Becker

Charles Lyon Becker, 68, of Enumclaw, died Dec. 20, 2010, in Auburn.He was born April 22, 1942, in Gary, Ind., to Herb and Ruth Becker.… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2010

Janice Barton

Janice A. (Erskine) Barton died Dec. 19, 2010, with family at her side. She was born Dec. 12, 1938, to Claude and Helen Erskine.She is… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2010

Goldie Hauskins

Goldie May Hauskins, 94, died Dec. 18, 2010, of natural causes at her home in Havre, Mont.She was born June 10, 1916, in Cains Store,… Continue reading

  • Dec 18, 2010

Clifford Halverson

Enumclaw resident Clifford Frederick Halverson, 88, died Dec. 17, 2010.He was born June 30, 1922, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Roy and Hazel (Haller) Halverson.… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2010

John Hocking

Buckley resident John Charles Hocking, 65, died Dec. 17, 2010, in Puyallup.He was born Oct. 19, 1945, in Seattle.He is survived by one life partner,… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2010

James Gunderson

James Oddvin “Jim” Gunderson, 73, died Dec. 14, 2010, in Seattle, following a two-month battle with cancer.He was born June 2, 1937, in Enumclaw to… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2010

Kelsey Carter

Kelsey M. “Kels” Carter, 16, died Dec. 11, 2010.She was born April 19, 1994, in Roosevelt, Utah, to Kelly Carter and Christy Doll. She attended… Continue reading

  • Dec 11, 2010

Richard Larson

Enumclaw resident Richard M. “Rick” Larson Jr., 56, died Dec. 10, 2010.He was born Aug. 2, 1953, in Minot, N.D. to Richard M. and Constance… Continue reading

  • Dec 10, 2010

Bruce Cromoga

Former Enumclaw resident Bruce Allen Cromoga died Dec. 6, 2010, at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He was 61.He was born May 10, 1949, in… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2010

Carl Wheelock

Enumclaw resident Carl Wheelock died Dec. 3, 2010, at the age of 83.He was born July 16, 1927, in Buckley. He married Betty Schweikl and… Continue reading

  • Dec 3, 2010

Robert Pirtle

Robert I. Pirtle, 84, died Dec. 3, 2010, at Grays Harbor Health and Rehabilitation Center in Aberdeen.He was born July 25, 1926, in Buckley to… Continue reading

  • Dec 3, 2010

Charlotte Upson

Charlotte E. Upson died Dec. 2, 2010, in University Place, Wash.She was born Nov. 1, 1936, in Enumclaw to Robert and Verna (Waller) Gray.She is… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2010

Harold Hornbuckle

Enumclaw resident Harold R. Hornbuckle, 87, died Dec. 2, 2010, in Puyallup.He was born Jan. 26, 1923, in Paola, Kan., to William Henry and Nellie… Continue reading

  • Dec 2, 2010