Robert K. Kucherry, 80

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Robert K. Kucherry, 80, of Cle Elum, Wash., passed away at his home on June 17, 2019, with his longtime companion Dora Jean and his son Robbie by his side.

At Robertís request, no services will be held.

Robert was born on September 5, 1938, in Moyie Springs, Idaho, to James & Lois (Goff) Kucherry. He grew up in the Moyie Springs area and completed his schooling through sophomore year before he went to work in the woods with his father and brother, using horses to accomplish the required work. Robert did everything one could possibly do in the timber industry, including working a millwright, sawyer and a high line operator. He worked for many loggers in Idaho, Washing-ton, Califor-nia and Alaska, including Jack Faust and Burgess Logging. He worked the last 10 years of his career and ultimatley retired from Willis Enterprises at age 79, a total career in the timber industry that spanned almost 65 years.

Robert married Bonnie Lee Spaulding on October 8, 1958. That marriage later ended in divorce. Robert then met Dora Jean Wolfe at a Snowmads Snowmobile Club meeting and the two hit it off and were each otherís best friends and companions for over 16 years.

Robert loved fishing with his brother, Jim. He also loved anything having to do with equipment and would spend many hours plowing snow on his four-wheeler in the winter months and riding in the woods during the summer.

Robert is survived by his longtime companion, Dora Jean Wolfe of Cle Elum; children Robbie (Pamela) Kucherry of Sandpoint, Tony (Lisa) Kucherry of Post Falls, Rowdy Kucherry of Moyie Springs, Jamie Bergonzini of Alaska; his brother Jim (JoAnne) Kucherry of Coeur dí Alene and his sister Mary ďTootsĒ Lowe of St. Maries. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son Michael and his sister May Spangle.

Memorial contributions in Robertís honor are suggested to the Fire District 7 Volunteer Association, 123 E. First Street, Cle Elum, WA 98922 or to Hospice Friends, 302 E. 2nd Avenue, Ellensburg, WA 98926. Cascade Funeral Home of Cle Elum has been entrusted with caring for Robertís family. Online condolences may be left at cascadefuneralhome.com

No services will be held.

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