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Our Obituaries

Pius Anton Bertsch

December 28, 1918 - July 15, 2016

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Robert Emil Munk

November 10, 1924 - July 11, 2016

MUNK, Robert E.(Age 91) Passed away Monday, July 11, 2016 at Rockwood Retirement Communities on Spokane's South Hill. Bob was born to Marguerite and Emil Munk on November 10, 1924 in Spokane, WA, where he grew up. After graduating West Valley High School, Bob enlisted in the Army, serving until the conclusion of WWII. He returned home on the Queen Mary. Upon returning home from the service...
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Dana Jo Johnson

February 11, 1958 - July 7, 2016

On July 7th, 2016, Dana peacefully left this world surrounded by her loved ones and in hospice care. She faced her mortality on her own terms and with a courage that astounded all who witnessed it. Dana Jo (Phillips) Johnson was born in Spokane on February 11th, 1958, to David and Patricia Phillips. Dana was the middle child, preceeded by Dean and Denise, twins, and followed by Darcy. She spent...
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Eugene Maurice Hoops

October 14, 1926 - July 3, 2016

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Lyle Harland Leslie

June 3, 1930 - June 30, 2016

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Mike Sobosky

January 16, 1932 - June 28, 2016

SOBOSKY, Mike(age 84) Passed away June 28, 2016 in Spokane, WA. Mike was born to Andrew and Mary Sobosky in Central Township, PA on January 16, 1932. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Karen; his parents; and siblings John, Andrew, George and Mary. He is survived by his children Victoria (Ralph) Ehrgott, Brett (Becky) Sobosky, Brenda (John) Jacobson, Steven (Linda) Sobosky,...
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Kathleen Mary Stevens

July 19, 1947 - June 26, 2016

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Maxine Louvella Treloar

March 24, 1921 - June 24, 2016

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Patricia Cordelia Murray

September 7, 1942 - June 23, 2016

Patricia C. Murray, 73, passed away on June 23rd at her home in Spokane after a prolonged illness. She was born on September 7, 1942 in Austin, Texas and attended college before she married Fairlin W. Murray, who was serving in the Navy. They settled in Spokane, where she was a loving wife and mother, worked as a bank teller, volunteered at North Central High School and attended St. Andrews...
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Dorene Kathern Sievers

May 8, 1932 - June 20, 2016

Passed away June 20, 2016 in Spokane, WA. Dorene was born in Rosalia, WA on May 8, 1932. She graduated from high school in Rosalia in 1950. While working at Barton Oldsmobile in Spokane she met Harold "Sonny" Sievers. They married in 1959 and she moved to the family farm near Spangle, WA. Dorene was preceded in death by her husband, Harold "Sonny" Sievers; parents, Russell & Ethel Deeds...
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Patricia Ferne Emert

December 18, 1928 - June 17, 2016

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Rosalie Hazel Brunner

April 28, 1925 - June 15, 2016

Rosie was the "special of the day" at Casey's Restaurant on North Monroe for 42 years. Born Rosalie Hazel Brunner on April 28, 1925 in St. John, WA, Rosie lived 91 years, most recently in Portland, OR. She passed away June 15, 2016. Rosie was married 46 years to Del Brunner, who passed away in 1996. Rosie was the second oldest of five children, who all, except her older brother,...
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William L. Birk

January 25, 1933 - June 1, 2016

BIRK, William L. "Bill"Lt. Col. USAF (ret.) Bill lost his long and valiant 11-year battle with Alzheimer's disease on June 1, 2016. He was born on January 25, 1933 to Vernon and Florence (Haack) Birk in Woodstock, IL. He spent most of his youth in Woodstock, moving to a nearby town during his high school years and graduating from Dundee High School in Illinois. He then attended the...
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Albert Otto Krafft

January 18, 1920 - May 27, 2016

KRAFFT, Albert Otto(Age 96) Born January 18, 1920 in Bexar County, Texas, the second child of Albert Hermann Krafft and Edna Theresa (Ackermann) Krafft. Albert died May 27, 2016 in Spokane, WA. He graduated from San Antonio Vocational and Technical School in 1938 and joined U.S. Navy in 1939. He served on board the USS LEXINGTON (CV-2) and was onboard during the Battle of the Coral Sea on...
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Catherine Ann Hill

May 7, 1927 - May 25, 2016

Catherine Ann Hill (née MacPhail), of Spokane, WA died at Royal Park Health & Rehabilitation, surrounded by her family on May 25, 2016. She was 89 years old. Catherine is survived by her children, Clint Hill of Spokane Valley, WA, Terry Hill of Spokane, WA, Randy Hill of Spokane, WA and Judith Leach of Overland Park, KS; her seven grandchildren; and her twelve great-grandchildren and...
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Stanley Ervin Carlson

October 5, 1924 - May 21, 2016

CARLSON, Stanley Ervin(Age 91) On Saturday, May 21, 2016, Heaven became an even better place upon the arrival of Stanley E. Carlson, our much-loved husband, Dad, and Papa. Stan was born to Sigrid and Arvid Carlson on October 5, 1924; the start of a great 91-year story. His parents were new arrivals to the US from Sweden, so he was lucky enough to grow up in a house filled with old traditions...
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Eric Lyle Platt

February 17, 1948 - May 20, 2016

Eric Platt, of Spokane, Washington and Libby, Montana, died at home on May 20th. Eric lived in the world with joy and quiet strength, before and after his diagnosis of ALS in 2011, and left this life peacefully. Eric was born February 17, 1948 to Yvonne and Earl Plackett in Topeka, KS. He moved to Butte, Montana when he was 2 and Kalispell, Montana when he was 12. Eric graduated from Flathead...
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Daniel Floyd Teraceno

January 27, 1951 - May 15, 2016

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Anadean Blondin

February 12, 1927 - May 14, 2016

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Felix Martinez

October 7, 1951 - May 13, 2016

MARTINEZ, Felix(age 64) Beloved husband, father, and friend - passed away Friday May 13, 2016 in Spokane, WA. Born in Cheyenne, WY on October 7, 1951 to Felix Sr. and Rose, he lived in many places until settling in Denver. He graduated from Aurora Central High School before going on to the Air Force Academy and Colorado College. Medical school at the University of Colorado was followed by...
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Dale David Payne

January 1, 1944 - May 12, 2016

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Cleone Allie Wigen

August 3, 1917 - May 8, 2016

WIGEN, Cleone A. (age 98) Passed away on May 8, 2016 at Royal Park Care Center in Spokane, WA. Funeral Services will be held on May 11, 2016 at 10 am at Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home, Spokane. Burial will follow at Riverside Memorial Park. Cleone was born August 3, 1917 in Nevada, Missouri. She was the youngest of three children. At an early age, her family relocated to Hayford...
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Kenneth Leroy Morgan

May 19, 1927 - May 3, 2016

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Mary Ann Kroll

May 12, 1928 - May 1, 2016

KROLL, Mary Ann Age 87Passed away May 1, 2016 in Spokane, WA. Mary Ann was born May 12, 1928 in Seattle, WA to Clifford E. and Mildred O. Lucas. When she was two months old her family moved to Spokane where she remained until her death. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Francis W. Kroll; brother John C. Lucas; and sister Virginia M. Robinette. She is survived by her...
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Stanley Russell Troyer

January 13, 1931 - April 25, 2016

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Landon Craig Haight

August 9, 2012 - April 23, 2016

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Patrick E. McMullen

July 2, 1927 - April 22, 2016

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Ellen Marie Johnston

July 2, 1964 - April 21, 2016

Ellen Marie Johnston was the beloved daughter of Lt. Col. Robert R. Johnston (USAF) and Jane C. Johnston. Ellen grew up on her family's horse and cattle ranch in west Spokane. Though Ellen was born with Down syndrome, she lived a very active and happy life. Ellen loved to ride her beloved Arabian show horse, Akdar. She helped out on the family farm, feeding the horses, cattle, and chickens....
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Harold Joseph McEvers

December 29, 1949 - April 18, 2016

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Byron James Stevens

March 8, 1923 - April 16, 2016

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Ethel Jane Howe

May 9, 1923 - April 14, 2016

Ethel Howe age 92 passed away April 14, 2016. She is survived by two daughters Betty Howe and Dorothy Curtin, 6 granddaughters, two grandsons, and numerous great and great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters Jean Holland of Colville, WA and Iona Hill of Hunters, WA.Arrangements under the direction of Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home, Spokane, WA.
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Donald Leroy Davis

August 7, 1930 - April 13, 2016

DAVIS, Donald L.(Age 85) Passed away in Seattle, WA on April 13, 2016. Don, the second of three sons, was born to Dent and Margeurite Mason Davis on August 7, 1930 in Meridian, ID. He attended Lake School in Cloverland before moving to Spokane, He graduated from Rogers High School in 1948. He was on the tennis team and continued to play throughout his life. After high school, Don obtained...
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Mary Frances Beckman

April 7, 1934 - April 11, 2016

BECKMAN, Mary Frances(age 82) Passed away peacefully on April 11, 2016. She was born in Iron River, MI, April 7, 1934 to Antone J. and Kathryn N. Cybulski. She received a bachelor's degree in education from Northern Michigan University and a master's degree in psychology and counseling from Eastern Washington University. Mary Frances was teaching first grade in Mt. Clemens, MI when she met...
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Jeanette Rosalie Pohlman

February 1, 1940 - April 10, 2016

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Carolyn J. Rollis

April 22, 1937 - April 8, 2016

Carolyn Joyce RollisOn April 8, 2016 God took one of His precious children home. Born on April 22, 1937 Carolyn J Rollis was born to Clarence Jesse and Phoebe Ann Parcel. One of seven siblings leaving behind Laura Herrick, two children, Jeff Cochran and Kim Carroll, 7 grandchildren, Jason, Brandon, Nathan, Laura, Amanda, Aimee and TJ; and 6 great grandchildren, Carter, Matthew, Cheyanna, Q, Sadie...
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Willilam Kenneth Brower

July 7, 1932 - April 4, 2016

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Vera Mae Collins

April 16, 1927 - March 31, 2016

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Blanche Evalea Ohnemus

March 2, 1922 - March 30, 2016

OHNEMUS, Blanche Evalea "Lee" (Age 94) Died Wednesday, March 30, 2016 in Coeur d'Alene, ID. Lee was born March 2, 1922 in Dupree, South Dakota. She graduated from St. Joseph Mercy School of Nursing in Sioux City, Iowa in 1944 and joined the Air Force as a nurse in 1951. Lee retired from the AF in the rank of Major but was later promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in the reserves. She spent most...
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Mildred Luella Bowen

June 10, 1925 - March 20, 2016

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Lylly Sabryna Slayton

October 11, 1999 - March 19, 2016

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Doris Evelyn Johnson

October 19, 1920 - March 19, 2016

JOHNSON, Doris E, 95 passed away March 19, 2016 in Spokane, WA., Doris was born October 19, 1920 at the farm near Coleharbor, N.D., to Charles and Elizabeth (Duvall) Winn, the fifth of six children. She attended school in Coleharbor, graduating in 1938. She moved to WA State in 1941. She met her future husband Lilburn (Johnie) Johnson in Seattle in 1943. They were married in Oklahoma on March...
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Mildred Juanita Emery

May 5, 1929 - March 18, 2016

EMERY, Mildred J. (Millie) (age 86) Passed March 18, 2016 peacefully at her home in Spokane, WA. She was born May 5, 1929 to Harold and Marie Deister, near Osage, WY. Millie met Robert L Emery while attending Eugene Bible College in Eugene, OR and they were later married on July 20, 1951. They raised their family in Buffalo Gap and New Underwood, SD. Robert and Millie retired and moved to...
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David Beardsley Nelson

May 1, 1935 - March 16, 2016

David B. Nelson, beloved father & grandfather passed away March 16, 2016, he was 80 years old. David was born in Spokane, WA on May 1st, 1935, where he graduated from North Central High School. He then attended Gonzaga University. He worked retail grocery for 35 years. After retiring, his love for gardening took over and he opened his own landscape business. He loved wood working, circle...
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William R. McCluskey

October 6, 1952 - March 16, 2016

You' re Invited to Celebrate the Life ofBill "Bull" McCluskey10/6/1952 - 3/16/2016Friday, May 20, 2016 - Memphis, TNSchedule of Events:12:30 pmUnder the Falcon Final Flight CeremonyThe Falcon Museum - across from Flight OpsAddress and instructions received after registrationNon Fedex employees must pre register. Space limited.For security letter and instructions, send name and DL# toJohn Hunt at...
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Evelyn Marjorie Bogan

March 26, 1921 - March 16, 2016

BOGAN, Evelyn M(Age 94) Passed away March 16, 2016 in Spokane, WA. She was born in Carlton, WA, March 26, 1921 to George and Maude Burnside. She was raised in the Methow Valley in North Central Washington, graduating from Twisp High School in 1937. Evelyn married James J. Bogan in Seattle in 1941. She was preceded in death by her husband; and son Gary J. Bogan. She is survived by son Kelly...
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Clifford Bruce Culligan

October 11, 1956 - March 11, 2016

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Anna Mae Ericksen

November 1, 1919 - March 5, 2016

ERICKSEN, Anna Mae(Age 96) Anna Mae Ericksen died March 5, 2016 at the age of 96. She was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada on November 1, 1919 to Eric and Evelyn Ericksen. The family immigrated to Spokane, WA in the early 1930's where her father worked for Sherry Flour Mills during the depression. Anna Mae graduated from Rogers High School in 1939. In May of 1940, Anna Mae and her sister...
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Eldo Androes

July 29, 1930 - March 2, 2016

ANDROES, Eldo(age 85) Entered the presence of the Lord on March 2, 2016 in Spokane, WA. Eldo was born July 29, 1930 in Elbing, KS to Jacob and Kathrine Androes. He later moved to Buhler, KS where he completed grade school. In 1946 the family moved to Hutchinson, KS before relocating to Newport, WA. In 1949 Eldo joined the Spring Valley Mennonite Church, remaining a member until 1972 when he...
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Donald Oran Norman

May 27, 1936 - March 2, 2016

NORMAN, Donald O.(age 79) Passed away March 2, 2016 in Spokane, WA. Donald was born in Fairfield, WA, to Oran and Augusta Norman on May 27, 1936. After spending many years enjoying farm life, the family moved to Spokane where he played basketball at North Central High School. He continued to return to Fairfield in the summer months to work on the farm, learning to drive combine. Donald...
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Robert Vernon Leonard

June 1, 1931 - February 26, 2016

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Fern Opal Aronson

April 28, 1939 - February 26, 2016

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Dolores Nadine Retter

October 28, 1927 - February 25, 2016

Dolores N."Dodie" Retter (Hoover), Born October, 28th 1927 in Marlin,WA. She passed away on February 25th 2016 at her Adult Family Home in Battle Ground, WA. She was preceded in death by her husband Emmett, brothers Lee and Don and daughter Susan. She is survived by siblings, Butch,Dixie,and Ralph, four children; Mary, Ed, Robin and Rick, also numerous grand-children and great grandchildren.
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Kent Charles McVey

June 27, 1949 - February 19, 2016

McVey, Dr. Kent C., Sr.(Age 66) Peacefully passed away February 19, 2016 with his family by his bedside, in Rochester, Minnesota, from complications following a medical procedure, a routine procedure he had multiple times over the past fifteen years. Kent was born June 27, 1949 to Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth McVey in Spokane, WA. He lived his whole life on the South Hill of Spokane and Graduated...
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Gwendolyn Farrish

October 1, 1936 - February 15, 2016


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Claudia Kathryn Young

December 8, 1918 - February 5, 2016


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Fulton Benjamin Powell

February 7, 1927 - January 31, 2016


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Edwin George Haats

January 27, 1935 - January 31, 2016

Passed away peacefully at his home on January 31, 2016 after a courageous battle with COPD. Ed was born January 27, 1935 in Bijou, MN to Albert and Grace Haats. The family moved and settled in Vancouver, WA where Ed was the first in his family to graduate from high school. After graduation, Ed joined the Army and served 11 years as a paratrooper, attaining the rank of Sergeant and earning...
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Ilene Verle Cole

February 1, 1930 - January 30, 2016


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Richard Hartley Hempstead

January 31, 1921 - January 30, 2016


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Mildred Pearl Whitten

August 10, 1915 - January 26, 2016


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Ronald Louis Gaede

August 22, 1943 - January 25, 2016


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Richard Duane Lindburg

January 18, 1942 - January 20, 2016


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Ila June Johnson

June 23, 1925 - January 19, 2016

JOHNSON, Ila June(Age 90) Passed away January 19, 2016 in Spokane, WA. She was born in Iola, KS, on June 23, 1925. Ila is survived by three daughters: Sarah (Gary) Hammer, Lee (Del) Poole, and Kristen Wold; eight grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren. Memorial contributions can be directed to Boys Town (www.boystown.org). In Loving Memory
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Xenothon Lusby Anthony

January 28, 1931 - January 17, 2016


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John Jacob Prideaux

January 24, 1930 - January 13, 2016

PRIDEAUX, John J.(age 85) Passed away January 13, 2016 in Spokane, WA. John was born January 24, 1930 in the rural community of North Weare, New Hampshire. His father was a Quaker minister of a church in Durham, Maine. In 1936, his father accepted a call from a Quaker congregation in Everett, WA. John attended the Everett school system, graduating in 1948. While working part time in a...
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Lawrence Herbert Hoerner

May 14, 1922 - January 12, 2016


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Sara St. Louis

June 3, 1933 - January 12, 2016


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Ruby Lue Poage

October 2, 1922 - January 11, 2016

Ruby Lue Poage, 93, passed away on January 11, 2016 in Spokane, WA and was born on Oct. 2, 1922. She is survived by two sons, Russ Poage (Linda) and Randy Poage (Kim); two granddaughters, April Stark (Mike) and Rusan Barnes (Kyle); four great-grandchildren, Peyton Stark, Avery Stark, Braden Barnes, and Logan Barnes; brother, Ernie Ballard, and sister Bernice Roberts. She was preceded in death by...
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Helen Dale Ulihrach

November 8, 1932 - January 11, 2016

ULIHRACH, Helen D.(Age 83) Passed away January 11, 2016 in Spokane, WA. She was born in Moorhead, MN to Martin and Inga Peterson. She was the youngest of seven children. Helen worked as an orthopedic nurse at Sacred Heart Medical Center. She had attended Christian Life Church, and loved to sing. Helen was preceded in death by husband Dale Ulihrach; and sons Robert and Eric Johnson. She...
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Derald Johnson

May 9, 1932 - January 9, 2016

Derald A. Johnson May 9, 1932 - Jan. 9, 2016 Derald went to dance in the Heavens with his long time love Donna, who are finally back together. He had a fulfilling life and enjoyed farming out at Green Bluff for the past 47 years. Derald was a dedicated husband and father who was loved by many and would help anyone who needed it. He was preceded in death by his wife Donna, and oldest son Warren....
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Michael Leroy Frazer

January 19, 1960 - January 7, 2016

FRAZER, Michael L.(age 55) Passed away January 7, 2016 in Spokane, WA, where he was also born on January 19, 1960. He graduated from Lewis & Clark High School in 1978 and went on to a career as a stock clerk. He loved music and motorcycles. Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Marylou Frazer. He is survived by his daughters Samantha and Alexandrea Frazer; brother Jack...
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Thelma Towey

November 20, 1927 - January 2, 2016

Thelma M. (Clark) Towey November 20, 1927- January 2, 2016Spokane Valley, WASadly for her family, after an extended illness, Thelma Macy Towey peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan 2nd. She was born in a house that stood near where the beautiful John A. Finch Arboretum is now, beside the creek. She always loved sharing that with others. Psalm 23 was read over...
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Stephen Albert Vanek

December 26, 1953 - December 31, 2015


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Sharon S. Laynor

March 17, 1928 - December 30, 2015


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Loretta Maria Hanson

July 30, 1932 - December 29, 2015


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Ellen Mary Carolus

August 31, 1921 - December 26, 2015


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Floyd Harold Low

February 10, 1926 - December 25, 2015

FLOYD H. LOWAge 89Floyd went home to be with the Lord on December 25, 2015.He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Carrie; Five children, Phil (Pauline) Low of Spokane, WA, Carol (Bob) Waddell of Spokane, WA, Glen (Cheryl) Low of Colbert, WA, Shirley (Gary) Hill of Spokane, WA, Dave (Phyllis) Low of Yakima, WA; eleven grandchildren Katrina Low, Sean Low, Angela Gaddis, Jonathon Gaddis, Shawn Kae...
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Robert Ray Poffenroth

July 31, 1927 - December 23, 2015

POFFENROTH, Robert "Bob" RayAge 88 Passed away December 23, 2015, in Spokane, WA. Bob was born to John and Mary Poffenroth in Spokane on July 31, 1927. He served in the Navy. In 1948, he was named to the All-Conference Football Team at Eastern Washington College, under head coach and older brother, Abe. Bob went on to teach Social Studies at Washougal High School and Rogers High School...
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Evelyn Ruth Sandoval

November 27, 1934 - December 21, 2015

Evelyn Ruth Sandoval, born in Liberal, Kansas on November 27, 1934 to John and Della Stitt, left us to be with the Lord on December 21, 2015.Evelyn, who was more fond of being called Ruth, raised seven children as a single mother while putting herself through nursing school at SCC. Ruth, with a heart full of love, gave over 20 years of service at Interlake School. Her love of life and family...
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Donald Lee Hersey

July 15, 1938 - December 18, 2015

Donald Lee Hersey passed away December 18, 2015 in Spokane, WA. He was born July 15, 1938 in Kettle Falls, WA to Ross and Belva Hersey. He graduated from Rogers High School, and then earned his BA degree in Education at Eastern Washington University in 1961. In January 1962 he went on active duty in the US Army as a 2nd Lt. with a regular Army commission, and achieved 1st Lt. while he was in the...
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Grace M. Ervin

May 15, 1921 - December 13, 2015

Grace Marie Kersch was born in Great Falls, MT on May 15, 1921 to Joseph & Esther Kersch. Grace was the oldest of the four siblings. After graduating high school she went on to nursing school. Graduating in 1943, she wanted to join the service as a nurse, but met and was courted by Henry Ervin. They were married in November 1944. Henry and Grace had three children, Sharon Nicholson (Bruce,...
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Ruth Maria Rapp

October 1, 1931 - December 8, 2015


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Rose Marguerite Alexander

April 25, 1927 - December 2, 2015

ALEXANDER, Rose M.(Age 88) Passed away in Spokane, WA on December 2, 2015. She was born in Spokane on April 25, 1927, to Henry and Marguerite Strong. She was raised on an orchard in Creston, BC, and returned to Spokane to attend Kinman Business College. She enjoyed gardening, knitting, sewing, tailoring, playing the piano, genealogy and serving as an LDS Temple worker. Rose was preceded in...
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Olive H. Maxwell

October 1, 1910 - November 27, 2015

MAXWELL, Olive Annie10/1/1910 - 11/27/2015 Passed away November 27, 2015 in Spokane, WA. Olive was born on the farm near Grenora, North Dakota on October 1, 1910. She was a resident of Spokane since 1934 and a member of Central Lutheran Church for 75 years. Olive enjoyed playing card games, gardening, crafting and was an avid reader. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Maxwell...
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Donovan James Postlewait

April 27, 1929 - November 26, 2015

Donovan James Postlewait passed away Thanksgiving Day November 26th of cancer. He was born in Chewelah WA on April 27th, 1929. Don grew up in Nine Mile Falls, his parents, Levi "Buzz" and Araminta migrated to Spokane from Punxsutawney, PA in 1901. He was preceded in death by his four siblings; Jack, Tom, Mae and Levi. Don grew up on "the farm" until he was sixteen. He attended...
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Betty Carol Herdt

August 3, 1941 - November 18, 2015

Early morning November 20 2015 Betty went to heaven for a reunion.( 2 Corinthians 5:8 To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.) Betty had an apparent heart attack .She was home alone with her dog Cody in Spokane Washington. Betty was born August 5 1941 in Yoder Wyoming. At her request cremation has taken place, no service scheduled. Betty was born on a small farm in Wyoming. She...
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Alan Robert Bell

September 4, 1943 - November 17, 2015

Alan Robert Bell 1943-2015 Alan Robert Bell died on November 17, 2015 in Spokane, Washington at the age of 72 of acute intestinal complications. He is survived by his mother Barbara Vogt Mallery of Santa Fe, New Mexico, his brother Bruce G. Bell of Bangkok, Thailand, and his sister Catherine X. Bell of Albuquerque, New Mexico.Alan was born in Pasadena, California on September 4, 1943, the...
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Edward Paul Squire

March 8, 1931 - November 16, 2015


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Allen Denver Bowley

June 17, 1931 - November 14, 2015


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Elizabeth Rebecca WEBER

October 24, 1923 - November 10, 2015


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Elise Hunt Chadwick

December 30, 1921 - November 8, 2015


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Frank Oren Barnes

September 14, 1948 - November 6, 2015


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Geraldine Hazel Wegner

October 29, 1918 - November 5, 2015


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Eleanor Delores DUNCAN

January 4, 1927 - November 5, 2015


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James Maxfield Tipke

June 5, 1938 - November 4, 2015

TIPKE, James Maxfield(age 77) Jim Tipke was brought into the world on June 5, 1938, by Lawrence and Verla (nee Maxfield) Tipke in Spokane, WA. He was raised in Hillyard and attended Cooper School and Rogers High School. After leaving Rogers he graduated from the school of hard knocks. After school, Jim spent a brief time in the Marine Corp Reserve. Jim shared a passion with his father...
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Ruth Joy Smith

January 20, 1928 - November 4, 2015

Ruth Joy Love SmithBorn January 20, 1928 in San Diego California, to Marjorie and John Love. Peggy (Love) LeGrant was my sister and a very special person in my life. After my father's death at age 6 months we returned to Spokane to be with my mother's family. Mom had three sisters in the Spokane area and a brother in Canada. They all produced 11 cousins and the 13 of us spent lots of...
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Gordon H. Lacoy

November 2, 1930 - November 1, 2015


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Velva Marie Habiger

March 25, 1921 - October 26, 2015


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Patricia McPherson

August 20, 1934 - October 26, 2015


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Clyde F. Combs

March 13, 1926 - October 23, 2015

COMBS, Clyde Frederick Jr.(age 89) Died peacefully on October 23, 2015, in Cheney, WA. Clyde was born on March 13, 1926 in Middletown, Ohio to Clyde F., Sr. and Margaret A. (Root) Combs. Clyde lived the majority of his life in Spokane. Clyde was preceded in death by his parents; his sister Betty Jane (Combs) Spies; and his brother, Jack. He is survived by Beverly Lee (Sabin) Combs to whom...
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