February 17, 1995

Obituaries

 

Amos Crowe Jr. St. Maries

Graveside service for Amos M. Crowe Jr., 66, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Cemetery in St. Maries. Yates-Hodge Funeral Home in St. Maries is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Crowe, who died Wednesday, was born in Pawhuska, Okla.

He served in the Navy and worked in civil service in California. He also worked as a heavy equipment operator.

He moved to Harrison, Idaho, in 1962 and worked for Potlatch Corp. before moving to St. Maries in 1965. He retired from Potlatch in 1990. His second wife, Josephine Harris, died in 1993.

He was a member of St. Maries American Legion Post and the Osage and Seneca Indian Tribes of Oklahoma.

He is survived by five sons, Richard and Steve Crowe, both of St. Maries, Kenneth Crowe of Grenada, Miss., Keith Crowe of Atoka, Tenn., and John Crowe of Vancouver, Wash.; three daughters, Sharon Ferguson of Athol, Idaho, and Ida and Mary Crowe, both of Atlanta; one sister, Kathryn Seig of St. Maries; 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth Franks McMinnville, Ore.

Memorial service for Elizabeth C. Franks, 105, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at All Saints Episcopal Church in Spokane. Inurnment will be at Restlawn Cemetery in Coeur d’Alene. Macy and Son Funeral Home in McMinnville is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Franks, who was born in Thompson Falls, Mont., died Monday.

She was raised in Thompson Falls and Rathdrum, Idaho. She attended business college in Spokane and worked as a secretary in Spokane, Ritzville, Wash., and Miles City, Mont. She then worked as a probation officer in Spokane for 23 years.

In 1958 she moved to McMinnville from Spokane. She lived in Rathdrum for a short time and returned to McMinnville in 1978 to be with her daughter.

She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Her husband, Leonard Franks, died in 1952. Her survivors include one daughter, Kay Grina of McMinnville; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Kathryn Reimann Ritzville, Wash.

Graveside service for Kathryn D. (Schorzman) Reimann is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday at Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Ritzville. Memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church. Danekas Funeral Home in Ritzville is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Reimann, 91, died Tuesday at Life Care Center in Ritzville.

She was born in Menno, S.D., and moved to Quincy, Wash., with her family. They later moved to Dryden, Wash., where they operated an orchard. She and her husband, Paul Raimann moved to Odessa, Wash., in 1928. In 1932 they moved to Ritzville, where they farmed. Her husband died in 1982.

She was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church and Hope Circle.

Her survivors include one son, Ronald Reimann of Pasco; three daughters, Ellen Robey of Spokane, Emogene Sellars of Gearhart, Ore., and Doris Taylor of Fall City, Wash.; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-greatgrandchild.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Emanuel Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.

Jessie Stafford Spokane

Service for Jessie M. Stafford, 68, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at East Valley Baptist Church. Burial will be at Spokane Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Stafford, who died Wednesday, was born in Iowa.

She had lived in Spokane for 49 years and was a member of East Valley Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and a sales representative for Tri-Chem for 30 years.

Her husband, Don Stafford, died in 1981. Her survivors include one daughter, Janice Sartain of Spokane; two sisters, Doris Stafford of Otis Orchards and Betty Patrick of Des Moines, Iowa; and one brother, Donald Warren of Federal Way, Wash.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, W207 Euclid, Spokane, WA 99205, or the American Heart Association, S9 Washington, Suite 215, Spokane, WA 99204.

Anne Juda Spokane

Service for Anne R. Juda, a 44-year Spokane resident, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home. Burial will be at Spokane Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Juda, 71, died Tuesday at home. She was born in Bozeman, Mont.

She had lived in Spokane since 1946 and was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Charles Juda Sr.; one son, Sam Juda, at home; one daughter, Sharon Wichterman of Deer Park; four sisters, Mary Perry of Dover, Idaho, Dee Hamrick of Loon Lake, Wash., Vesta Jo Reynolds of Chattaroy and Emma Jean Quist of Mapleton, Utah; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane, P.O. Box 2215, Spokane, WA 99210.

Kathleen Shook Spokane

Funeral Mass for Kathleen T. Shook, 87, is planned for 8:45 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Shook, a 78-year Spokane resident, died Tuesday.

She was born in Ireland and graduated from North Central High School. She worked as a sales clerk at The Bon Marche before retiring in 1974.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Parish and the Brotherhood of Friends.

Her husband, Mervin Shook, preceded her in death. She is survived by one sister-in-law, Thalia Geisler of Spokane, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Morning Star Boys Ranch, Box 8087, Manito Station, Spokane, WA 99203 or to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 219 E. Rockwood Blvd., Spokane, WA 99202.

Earl Trotier Spokane

Service for Earl Trotier, 77, will be at 1 p.m. today at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Pines Cemetery.

Mr. Trotier, who was born in Milwaukee, died Wednesday.

He had lived in Spokane for 50 years and worked at Kaiser Aluminum. He was a member of Opportunity Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by two daughters, Carolita Roy of Virginia and Frances Bunko of Great Falls, Mont.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Lewis VanSickle Spokane

Service for Lewis VanSickle, 90, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Sunset Mausoleum Chapel at Fairmount Memorial Park. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. VanSickle, who died Tuesday, was born in Michigan.

He had worked at the shipyards in Oregon and as an auto mechanic. He moved to Spokane 35 years ago and worked for McBride Motors for 20 years. He retired in the 1980s.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen VanSickle; one son Jerry VanSickle; two stepdaughters, Jean Barbour and Peggy Reichert; 28 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Gospel Mission, W1224 Trent, Spokane, WA 99202.

Elma Helms Shelton, Wash.

Service for Elma K. Helms, 89, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Riplinger Funeral Home. Burial will be at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

Mrs. Helms died Saturday in Shelton, where she had lived for three years.

She was born in Paha, Wash., and had previously lived in Spokane for more than 80 years.

She was a member of the Lutheran Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Arlene Pritchard of Grapeview, Wash.; one sister, Hulda Kunz of Spokane; one brother, William Kleinknecht of Kennewick; one granddaughter, four grandsons and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, N900 Maple No. 200, Spokane, WA 99201.

Charles Higgins Spokane

Service for Charles C. “Chuck” Higgins will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home. Private entombment will be Pines Cemetery.

Mr. Higgins, 77, died Wednesday. He was born in Lewistown, Mont.

He had lived in Spokane for 45 years and worked in real estate.

He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of Scottish Rite, El Katif Shrine and the Spokane Valley Shrine Club.

Mr. Higgins is survived by his wife of 54 years, Marjorie Higgins; two sons, Ronald Higgins of Granger, Wash., and Douglas Higgins of Rosalia, Wash.; two sisters, Evelyn Mock of Spokane and Judith Boyer of Bellevue, Wash.; one brother, Harry Higgins of Moses Lake; seven grandsons and one granddaughter.

Memorial contributions be made to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, P.O. Box 2472, Spokane, WA 99210.

Dawn Malek Spokane

Service for Dawn Rachelle Malek, 16, will be at 11 a.m. today at the Foothills Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Burial will be at Spokane Memorial Gardens. Hazen and Jaeger Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Miss Malek, who was born in Spokane, died Saturday of a heart attack.

She attended East Valley schools and was a member and secretary of the St. George Equestrian 4-H Club. She was an accomplished Western Games performer and barrel racer.

She is survived by her parents, Dwayne and Melody Malek, and one sister, Anna Marie Malek, all at home; one brother, Jeffery Walton of Japan; and her grandmothers, Marian Gonwick and Jeanne Matern, both of Spokane.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, W911 Fifth, Spokane, WA 99204.

Eddie Jones Spokane

Service for Eddie Forest Jones, 16, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at First Assembly of God. Private burial will be at Fairmount Memorial Park. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-North is in charge of arrangements.

He was a sophomore at North Central High School and died Monday from injuries suffered in a car accident Sunday. He was a member of the North Central High School wrestling team and was a helper in a program in which students learn to help their peers with problems.

His survivors include his parents, Eddie and Cheri Jones, and two brothers, Jeremy and Matthew Jones, all of Spokane; and his grandparents, Art and Fern Litscher of Omak, Wash., and Ed and Shirley Jones of Spokane.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Eddie Forest Jones Memorial Fund at any Washington Trust Bank Branch.

Violet Vaught Sagle, Idaho

Service for Violet M. Vaught, 88, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home. Burial will be at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

Mrs. Vaught, who died Sunday, was born in Gilman, Wis.

She had lived in Sagle for eight months and had previously lived in Spokane for many years. She was a waitress and homemaker.

Her husband, Presley Vaught, died in 1979. She is survived by three sons, Harold and Wilbur Vaught, both of Thompson Falls, Mont., and Wayne Vaught of Belleview, Fla.; four daughters, Lois Hall of Sandpoint, Leona Irish of Sagle, Alice Wilson of Philadelphia and Jeanette Wigal of Columbus, Ohio; one brother, Iner Styren of Spokane; 18 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Velma Stewart Hayden, Idaho

Service for Velma E. Stewart, 84, is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at Yates Funeral Home in Coeur d’Alene.

Mrs. Stewart, who was born in Big Bear Ridge, Idaho, died Wednesday at Kootenai Medical Center.

She had worked as a cook and waitress in restaurants in Lewiston. In 1945 she and her husband, Melvin Stewart, moved to Hayden Lake, Idaho, where she managed the Stewart Ranch. She later operated the Annex Cafe in Hayden until she retired in 1969. Her husband died in 1956.

She is survived by two sons, Ray Myers and Ted Stewart, both of Hayden; one sister, Bertha Scott of Sacramento, Calif.; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Ernest Repp Spokane

Service for Ernest M. Repp, 87, is planned for 2:30 p.m. today at Sunset Mausoleum Chapel at Fairmount Memorial Park. Burial will follow Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home.

Mr. Repp, who died Tuesday, was born in Endicott, Wash.

He had worked for Washington Water Power Co. for 38 years and retired in 1973.

He was a charter member of Minnehaha Covenant Church.

His wife, Vivian Repp, died in 1992. He is survived by one son, Larry Repp of Tacoma; three daughters, Shirley McArthur of Post Falls, and Joan Baugh and Kay Keevy, both of Spokane; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Memorial contributions may be made to the elevator fund of Minnehaha Covenant Church.


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