Echo Hawkins of Wenatchee, Wash., died Jan. 12, 2012, in Wenatchee. She was 87.
Mrs. Hawkins was born Oct. 2, 1924, in Duluth, Minn., to Clarence and Rose Laird. She and her family moved to Cedaredge three years later. She graduated from Cedaredge High School.
She married Bud Hawkins on July 2, 1944, in Cedaredge. A few years later they moved to Washington state where they lived the rest of their 68 years together.
Mrs. Hawkins is survived by her husband, Bud Hawkins; a son and his wife, Mike and Penny Hawkins of Wenatchee, Wash.; two sisters, Evalea Smith of Twisp, Wash., and Ruth Bennett of Arroyo Grande, Calif.; a brother, Bob Laird of Big River, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Irene Bennett of Eckert; and three cousins in Delta, Dorothy Hugg, Darlene Meyers and Luella Schoonover.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty and Ida.blog comments powered by Disqus