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Janet Wallace Spokane

Service for Janet Fairleigh Wallace, 90, is planned for 1 p.m. today at Strate Funeral Home in Wilbur, Wash. Burial will be in Almira, Wash. Wiggen and Sons Mortuary in Seattle is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Wallace, who was born in Trinidad, Colo., died Sunday in Snohomish, Wash.

She moved to Spokane in 1922 from Montana. She attended St. Luke’s School of Nursing and worked as a nurse until 1933, when she began working for the Columbia Basin Commission. She then joined the Civil Service Administration and worked at Fairchild Air Force Base, Geiger Field and Fort George Wright and finished her civil service career with the Federal Home Administration office.

She served as a lieutenant in the Civil Air Patrol during World War II.

For the past 20 years she operated a home printing service. She had been a free-lance writer and had worked for the publication Film Daily, for which she had interviewed Bing Crosby.

She served as a Spokane Republican precinct committeewoman for 30 years. She was a member of the Episcopal Church and attended the Church of the Resurrection in Spokane.

Her survivors include one daughter, Katherine Robinson of Moses Lake; three grandchildren, six greatgrandchildren and four great-greatgrandchildren.

Cora Pfeiffer Spokane

Service for Cora Lucille Pfeiffer was held Friday at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home. Burial was at Riverside Memorial Park.

Mrs. Pfeiffer, who was 83, died Wednesday in Marysville, Wash., where she had lived for the past few months. She was born in Arlington, Colo.

She had lived in the Spokane area for 45 years and was a homemaker.

She is survived by five daughters, Lenore Allen of Plano, Texas, Karen Klages of Marysville, Doris Pfeiffer of Mount Vernon, Wash., Louise Pruitt of Phoenix, Ariz., and Sandra Pfeiffer of Medical Lake; one son, Emery Pfeiffer of Spokane; one brother, Emery Oberlitner of Florida; nine grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren.

Harvey Heidenreich Spokane

Memorial service for Harvey H. Heidenreich, 87, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home.

Mr. Heidenreich died Wednesday. He was born in Dusty, Wash., and graduated from Colfax (Wash.) High School.

He managed grain elevators in Penawawa, Wash., and Pine City, Wash., and later worked as a life insurance salesman and a real estate agent.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Sibyl Heidenreich; two sons, Duane Heidenreich of Alexandria, Va., and James Heidenreich of Pullman; two brothers, Carl Heidenreich of Spokane and Harold Heidenreich of Renton, Wash.; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Edwin `Ted’ Cooper Spokane

Memorial service for Edwin T. “Ted” Cooper, 81, will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Riplinger Funeral Home. Private burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery.

Mr. Cooper, who died Monday, was born in Tacoma.

He served in the Navy during World War II. He was an part-time farmer and electrician and worked on the construction of dams in this area and also worked at Hanford.

Mr. Cooper, who graduated from Eastern Washington University in 1987, also taught swimming.

He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Eagles and Moose lodges.

He is survived by three daughters, Constance Cooper of Lake Oswego, Ore., Georgia Fisher of Tacoma and Mary Curtis of Kirkland, Wash.

Gertrude McMillan Wilbur, Wash.

Service for Gertrude “Gertie” McMillan, 81, is planned for 10:30 a.m. today at Wilbur Presbyterian Church. Burial will be at Wilbur Cemetery. Strate Funeral Home in Wilbur is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. McMillan, who was born in Canada, died Wednesday.

She worked in Spokane as a hairdresser for many years and moved to Wilbur in 1959, after she married Earl McMillan.

She is survived by her husband; and one brother, Edward Bloom of Spokane.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wilbur Cemetery Endowment Care Fund.

Alyce Wendt Spokane

Service for Alyce I. Wendt, 69, will be at 1 p.m. today at Riplinger’s Funeral Home. Private burial will be at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

Mrs. Wendt, who died Wednesday, was born in Hinckley, Wis. She had lived in Spokane for 20 years and was a homemaker.

She was a member of the Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Martin Wendt; two daughters, Judith Bagge and Jinalee Shredow, both of Spokane; three brothers, Leo Asunto of Hartford, Wis., Bruno Asunto of Milwaukee, Wis., and Charles Asunto of Ironwood, Mich.; one sister, Elsie Laclaw of Milwaukee; and five grandchildren.

Louis Borstelmann Spokane

Service for Louis William Borstelmann, 76, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Riplinger Funeral Home. Private burial will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

Mr. Borstelmann, who died last Saturday, was born in Philadelphia.

He had lived in Spokane for more than 25 years and was a self-employed adjuster for insurance companies.

He served in the Army during World War II.

He is survived by his family in California.

Larry Kisler Warden, Wash.

Memorial service for Larry Kisler, 54, is planned for 11 a.m. today at Warden Community Church.

Mr. Kisler died Tuesday while receiving treatment at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. He was born in Ritzville, Wash., and was a farmer.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Kathy Kisler; one daughter, Tamera Abate of Sykesville, Md.; three sons, Dale Kisler of Warden, Darrell Kisler of Coeur d’Alene and Keith Kisler of California.; two sisters, Arleen Hayes of Warden and Diane Snyder of Seattle; one brother, Mike Kisler of Warden; and four grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wishing Star Foundation, W539 Sharp, Spokane, WA 99201.

Helen Manning Olympia

At her request, no service will be held for Helen Marie Manning. Her remains will be inurned beside her husband at Greenwood Memorial Terrace in Spokane.

Mrs. Manning, 82, died Feb. 3 in Olympia. She was born in Anaconda, Mont.

She and her husband, Bert Manning, moved to Spokane from Seattle, after they were married in 1947. She worked in the insurance industry in Seattle and Spokane.

Her husband died in 1980 and she then moved to Everett. She moved to Olympia a short time ago.

She is survived by eight nieces, five nephews and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.

Marjorie McCabe Spokane

At her request no service will be held for Marjorie E. McCabe, 77. Private inurnment will be at Pines Cemetery. Thornhill Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. McCabe, a 52-year Spokane resident, died Wednesday. She was born in St. Maries and graduated from high school there. In 1943 she moved to Spokane with her husband, Arthur McCabe. He died in 1992. Mrs. McCabe was a homemaker.

She is survived by three daughters, Patricia Hilleary of Spokane, Joan Levin of Mountain View, Calif., and Lynne Bos of Mead; one brother, Lawrence Whiteside of Walnut Creek, Calif.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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

Wesley Davis Spokane

Service for Wesley Davis, 85, will be held at 1 p.m. today at HennesseySmith Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

Mr. Davis, a 27-year Spokane resident, died Wednesday. He was born in Arnprior, Ontario.

He served in the Army during World War II and worked as a heavy equipment operator in construction.

He was a member of the Spokane Christian Center.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Ione Davis of Spokane; one son, Charles of Spokane; three granddaughters and two greatgrandchildren.

Dawn Malek Spokane

Service for Dawn Rachelle Malek, 17, was held Friday. Burial was at Spokane Memorial Gardens.

Miss Malek, who was born in Spokane, died Feb. 11 of a heart attack.

A sophomore at East Valley High School, she was a soccer player and also played violin in the school orchestra. She was a member and secretary of the St. George Equestrian 4-H Club and 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.

Helen Stover Moscow, Idaho

Service for Helen Marian Stover, 81, is planned for 11 a.m. Monday at Pasadena Park Church of the Nazarene in Spokane. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Riverside Memorial Park. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Stover, a former longtime Spokane resident, died Tuesday in Moscow, where she had lived for 11 months.

She was born in Spokane.

She was a member of Pasadena Park Church of the Nazarene and was a homemaker.

Her husband, James Stover, died in 1992. She is survived by two daughters, Bev Dutton and Jan Provancha; two sisters, Mary Pratt and Clementine Jewell; five granddaughters and two great-grandsons.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon Living Memorial Bible Plan, Gideons International, 920 Harold, Spokane, WA 99206, or Pasadena Park Church of the Nazarene.

Elvin Estell Waverly, Wash.

Service for Elvin Estell, 77, will be at 1 p.m. today at the Waverly Fire Hall. Burial will follow at the Waverly Cemetery. Schanzenbach Funeral Home in Fairfield is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Estell, who died Tuesday in Spokane, was born in Othello, Wash.

He retired from the Spokane County Road Department after more than 20 years. He was a longtime resident of Waverly.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Elsie Estell; two daughters, Sheila Dyer of Waverly and Lavinia Stephenson of Palmer, Alaska; two sons, Charlie Estell of Post Falls and Delbert Estell of Mount Hope, Wash.; five sisters, Gertrude Darrah of Tonasket, Wash., Ila Weist of Washington, Josephine Dickinson and Phyllis Mundt, both of Rosalia, Wash., and Veda Holling of Waverly; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.


 
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