Jack E. Staeheli passed away on October 24, 2013 after a long and productive life. He was born in December, 1918 in Spokane, WA to Caspar and Gertrude Staeheli. As a lifetime Washington resident he lived the outdoor lifestyle he loved so much. Jack met and married his wife of 63 years, Thelma (Nail) Staeheli, in 1940. They moved to Everett where he had a long career at American Boiler Works, while they raised their children, Larry Staeheli and Sharon (Staeheli) Hansen. After 40 years he retired and they moved to Soap Lake and enjoyed a life filled with hunting, fishing, gardening, family and friends. A kind and capable man, Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma, and siblings, Harry and Frieda. He leaves behind a loving family, including his children, Larry and Sharon, three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff at Columbia Basin Hospital for their support and care during the past three years of Jacks life. At the request of the family there will be no services. The family suggests that donations be made in his name to the Columbia Basin Hospital Foundation, % Alayna Lodi, 200 Nat Washington Way, Ephrata, WA 98823. Please leave a memory for the family or sign their online guestbook at: www.scharbachs.com
. Scharbach's Columbia Funeral Chapel, Quincy, is assisting the family with arrangements.