Saturday, May 25, 2024

Erma Faletto celebrates 100th birthday

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WENATCHEE—Erma Joyce Faletto, formerly of Chelan, celebrated her 100th birthday on March 2 at Prestige Colonial Vista Senior Living in Wenatchee, with family and friends in attendance.

Erma was born on February 29, 1924, in Troy, Idaho. She moved to Omak, Washington at age two, before moving back to Troy at age 12. In 1942, Erma moved to Chelan and in 1944 married Martin Faletto on February 27. They were married for 56 years. She  made her home in Chelan until 2006 before moving to Wenatchee where she now resides.

She has two children Janell Faletto Hinckley (Bob) of Issaquah and Terry Faletto (Bonnie) of Chelan;

five grandchildren Jonas Hinckley (Amy) of Portland; Kyle Hinckley (Alicia) of Queen Creek, Arizona; Aaron Faletto (Pamela) of Newcastle, Washington; Andy Faletto (Jenny) of Chelan; and Amy Hitchcock (Dave) of Papamoa Beach, New Zealand; 12 great-grandchildren Archer and Bishop Hinckley; KJ and Prescott Hinckley; Colin, Katelyn, and Laura Faletto; Luca and Trevor Faletto; and Henry, Tilly, and Tommy Hitchcock.

Before retiring, Erma worked with Martin operating Chelan's historic Ruby Theater for 22 years. She also enjoyed packing apples part-time at North Country and other Chelan warehouses. She retired in 2000.

Those wishing to send cards can send them to: Erma Faletto, 601 Okanogan Avenue #103, Wenatchee, WA 98801

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