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FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016

Obituary: Funke, Jamie (Jameson) M.

FUNKE, Jamie (Jameson) M. February 7, 1988 to April 10, 2016Jamie Funke died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, April 10, 2016. He was a brave soul and lived his 28 years to the fullest. He graduated valedictorian from University ...

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Obituary: Hill, Karen

HILL, KarenKaren Hill was born to Lloyd and Lila Hill in Spokane, WA on July 4, 1962. Karen was a free spirit. She was a dedicated Christian who loved the Lord. Karen had a profound bond with her older sister ...

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Obituary: Hill, Sharon

HILL, SharonSharon Hill was born to Lloyd and Lila Hill on Oct. 13, 1944 in Spokane, WA. Sharon attended Central Valley High School. She was a Camp Fire girl from Blue Birds and earned the Highest award. She LOVED to ...

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Obituary: Marrazzo, Louie G.

MARRAZZO,Louie G.Was born February 28, 1931 in Spokane, WA., to Frank and Eleanor Marrazzo. He graduated from Rogers High School in 1948, and went to Eastern Washington University where he received his Bachelor's degree in teaching. He married his wife, ...

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Obituary: Marshall, Ralph R.

MARSHALL, Ralph R.Ralph R. Marshall, born July 12, 1938, went to be with the Lord on April 8, 2016 after a long illness. He was preceded in death by both his parents, Jack and Grace Marshall, brother Allen Marshall, daughter ...

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Obituary: Minata, George Akira "Ike"

MINATA, George Akira "Ike" January 5, 1923 - April 13, 2016Congressional Medal of Honor recipient George Minata, a combat medic staff sargeant with the "Go for Broke" 442nd Regiment serving in World War II passed away peacefully at Hospice House ...

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Obituary: Pederson, Clemens John, Jr.

PEDERSON, Clemens John, Jr. Passed into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on April 5, 2016. John was born in Spokane to the late Clem J. and Martha Egbers Pederson, August 3, 1946, and raised in ...

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Obituary: Richards, Albert J. Jr.

RICHARDS, Albert J. Jr. (Age 94)Albert Joseph Richards, Jr., passed away on February 14, 2016. Al's 64 years in Spokane, WA included St. Anthony Grade School, North Central High School and Gonzaga University. He served in the Merchant Marine during ...

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Obituary: Scheller, Irvin And Shirley

Irvin Scheller August 24, 1924 - April 10, 2016 Shirley Scheller February 22, 1927 - July 19, 2015Irvin Scheller was born in Walla Walla, WA and passed away Sunday, April 10 at the age of 91. Irv lived in Odessa ...

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Obituary: Spencer, Zelma (Baron)

SPENCER, Zelma (Baron) Zelma (Baron) Spencer (86) passed through the veil on Wed., April 13th in Spokane Valley, WA. Funeral Services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Liberty Lake. (23515 E. Boone) on ...

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Obituary: Bro, Wayne Robert

BRO, Wayne Robert Passed away April 12, 2016. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11 am at Shiloh Hills Fellowship, 207 E. Lincoln Rd., 99208.

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Obituary: Buechler, Leonard Paul

BUECHLER,Leonard Paul (Age 75)Passed away April 7, 2016. He was born March 19, 1941 in Prosser, Wash-ington to Joseph and Christina Buechler. His family moved to Spokane in 1950. Leonard graduated from Gonzaga Prep in 1960 and joined the Navy. ...

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Obituary: Cowley, Sue Rees

COWLEY, Sue Rees January 1, 1930 - March 31, 2016 Sue Rees Cowley peacefully passed away, surrounded by family and friends on Thursday, March 31, 2016 in Missoula, Montana. She was born January 1, 1930, the first baby born in ...

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Obituary: Daubel, Viola Alice

DAUBEL, Viola Alice (Age 87)Viola Daubel passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016. She was born in Sunnyside, WA to Bill and Gertrude Bronkhorst on May 19, 1928. She was preceded in death by her husband Albert; parents, Bill and ...

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Obituary: Fiet-Lane, Elizabeth Ann

FIET-LANE, Elizabeth AnnEntered the gates of heaven at age 84, on April 9th 2016. She passed away peacefully in her home of 54 years with the family dog Buddy by her side. Elizabeth, AKA Betty was born on March 3rd, ...

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Sunday Spin 2: Put your hand in the hand…

National news commentators were almost apoplectic Wednesday night when Trump and Hillary Clinton didn’t shake hands before or after the final debate. That was down from two shakes in the ...

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