Family

Births

ADAMS — Cricket Faith was born June 14, 2015, to Michale David and Twinkle Ann (Schutt) Adams, Liberty Lake, Wash.

Cricket joins her older brother, Grizzly.

ADAMS — Tyler “T.J.” James was born May 5, 2014, to Billy and Diana (Ferguson) Adams, Battle Ground, Wash.

ALLDIS — Seth Robert was born June 28, 2013, to Bruce and Connie (Anderson) Alldis, Centralia, Wash.

ALLDIS — James Ralph was born June 28, 2013, to Bruce and Connie (Anderson) Alldis, Centralia, Wash.

ANDERSON — Ethan James was born May 9, 2014, to Donald and Ruth (Fitzpatrick) Anderson, Bend, Ore.

Weddings

REIMCHE-CARVER — Cheryl (Cate) Hickethier Reimche and Michael Carver were married Feb. 25, 2017, in Damascus, Ore., where they are making their home. Cheryl is the daughter...

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HICKETHIER-CARVER — Shelly Hickethier and Tom Carver were married Aug. 21, 2016, in Sisters, Ore. They are making their home in Issaquah, Wash. Shelly is the daughter of...

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FLETCHER-O'HAIR — Emily A. Fletcher and David C. O'Hair were married March 19, 2017, in Seattle, Wash. They are making their home in Shoreline, Wash. Emily is the daughter of...

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LUCAS-COONCE — Ashley Lucas and Levi Coonce were married July 30, 2016, in Sisters, Ore. They are making their home in Denair, Calif. Ashley is the daughter of Rodney and ...

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CORNWELL-CLARK — Brittany Alyssa Cornwell and Matthew David Clark were married Dec. 17, 2016, in Walla Walla, Wash. Brittany is the daughter of Warren Scott Cornwell and ...

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Milestones

EMERSON 90th

Evelyn Emerson, a member of the Billings (Mont.) Church since 1949, celebrated her 90th birthday at a brunch with her four daughters and their families...

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HIEBERT 90th

Elizabeth “Betty” Hiebert celebrated her 90th birthday in Puget Sound, Wash., with family members. She was born Nov. 23, 1925, to Ethel and Jasen Johnson...

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BIGGER 95th

Garnet Bigger celebrated her 95th birthday with all of her children, seven grandchildren and 14 of 15 great-grandchildren on March 6, 2016 with a...

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WOODS 90th

Berton “Bert” G. Woods recently celebrated his 90th birthday in Sequim, Wash., with his family and church friends. He was born at home in Springfield, Mass...

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GRUZENSKY 100th

Bill Gruzensky celebrated his 100th birthday July 18, 2016. He sang “Amazing Grace” with his daughter-in-law, Deanna Russell, for the church service...

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Obituaries

ABBOTT — James Lewis, 77; born July 16, 1938, McMinnville, Ore..; died Sept. 19, 2015, Dayton, Ore. Surviving: wife, Margie (Zinsli) Phipps; sons, Aaron Abbott and Jeff Abbott; stepsons, Robert Phipps, Dayton; John Phipps, Salem, Ore.; Steven Phipps, Dayton; daughter, LaVonna Gulli, Victor, Mont.; 14 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Jim was loved by his family and many many friends. We will miss him very much.

ABEL — Anne Maria (Oei) Khoe , 66; born Jan. 5, 1948, Malong, Indonesia; died Aug. 20, 2014, Vancouver, Wash. Surviving: husband, Gary M., Battle Ground, Wash.; son, Donald D. Khoe, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada; stepson, Glenn James Schworak, Salem, Ore.; stepdaughters, Kelly (Schworak) Smith and Victoria L. (Schworak) Hensly, both of Salem; 2 grandchildren, 10 step-grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

ABRAMS — Edna Mary (Johnson), 93; born Oct. 22, 1920, Woodworth, N.D.; died Feb. 9, 2014, Walla Walla, Wash. Surviving: husband, Paul Abrams. 

ACKERMAN — Dorice Ester (Reith) Winn, 96; born Nov. 22, 1917, Roseburg, Ore.; died July 14, 2014, Lodi, Calif. Surviving: husband, Alfred Vernon Winn, St. Helena, Calif.; son, Paul Ackerman, Medford, Ore.; stepsons, Alfred Winn Jr., Lebanon, Pa.; Kenneth Winn, Citrus Heights, Calif.; daughters, Judy (Ackerman) Nash, Lodi; Margaret (Ackerman) Taggart, Rancho Mirage, Calif.; sisters, Margaret (Reith) Lund, Zionsville, Ind.; Lorraine (Reith) Stroup, Orange, Calif.; 7 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

AHENAKEW — Della Louise (Gopher), 73; born Feb. 16, 1942, Hill 57, Mont.; died May 15, 2015, Spokane, Wash. Surviving: son, Anthony, Spokane; daughters, Karen Ahenakew, Charlene Ahenakew, Leona Rowles, Jennifer Ahenakew, LaVonne Ahenakew, Elaine Ahenakew and Stephanie Ahenakew, all of Spokane; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.