Jim Bariel Coeur d’Alene

Service for Jim Bariel, 71, will be at 2:30 p.m. today at English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene.

Mr. Bariel died Thursday at home.

He was born in Coeur d’Alene and had lived in Cataldo, Idaho. He served in the Army during the Korean War.

In 1949, after his discharge from the Army, he worked as a miner in the Silver Valley before moving to Coeur d’Alene to work for the Idaho Water Co. He retired in the late 1980s.

He was a member of the Eagles lodge and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He is survived by his former wife, Bernie Bariel of Coeur d’Alene; two sons, Terry Bariel of Valley Center, Kan., and John Bariel of Coeur d’Alene; two daughters, Sherry Johnson of Post Falls and Carol Lewis of Fayetteville, N.C.; his mother, Esther Perry of Coeur d’Alene; one sister, Joy Farris, and one brother, Robert Bariel, both of Post Falls; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Vinila Clapp St. Maries

Service for Vinila Clapp will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Yates-Hodge Funeral Home in St. Maries. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in St. Maries.

Mrs. Clapp, who died Friday, was 87.

She was born in Whittier, N.C., and moved to St. Maries in 1936. She was a homemaker and also worked for several St. Maries area cafes and for the city library.

Her husband died in 1985. She is survived by one son, Ralph Fields of St. Maries; one brother, Oscar Gibson of Alameda, Calif.; seven grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Helen Fulks Spokane

Memorial service for Helen Gloria Fulks, 68, was held Saturday at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.

Mrs. Fulks, who died Tuesday, from heart failure, was born in Warren, Minn.

She was a homemaker and moved to Spokane from Othello, Wash., in 1978.

Her survivors include her husband of 49 years, Henry “Buz” Fulks; two daughters, Diana Wood and Patricia Schow, both of Spokane; two brothers, Earle and Ronald Johnson, both of Port Orchard, Wash.; one sister, Adele McGinty of Whidbey Island, Wash., and two grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Spokane Lutheran School, W4001 Fremont Road, Spokane, WA 99204.

Floyd McLaughlin Havelock, N.C.

Service for Floyd Leonard McLaughlin, 66, a former Spokane resident, will be held Monday at Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station, with full military honors. Pollock, Wells and Best Funeral Home in Havelock is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. McLaughlin, who died earlier this month, was born in Spokane.

He had served in the Marine Corps and worked as a civilian employee at the air station. In 1970 he moved to North Carolina from Spokane.

His survivors include two daughters, Maria McLaughlin of Greenville, N.C., and Pearl McLaughlin of Apex, N.C.; three brothers, Jim and Dave McLaughlin, both of Spokane, and Edward McLaughlin of Oak Harbor, Wash.; one sister, Pat Lemon of Spokane, and three grandchildren.

Jim Overholt Colville, Wash.

Service for David James “Jim” Overholt, 83, is planned for 11 a.m. today at Danekas Funeral Chapel in Colville. Cremation will follow.

Mr. Overholt, who died Thursday, was born in Portland.

He moved to the Inchelium, Wash., area with his family, where they farmed. He graduated from Kettle Falls High School and attended Washington State College.

He and his wife, Kathryn operated a farm in Ferry County and retired in 1973 and moved to Colville. His wife died in 1993.

He was a member of the Lakeside Grange, Hunters Masonic Lodge, the Scottish Rite Bodies, El Katif Shrine Temple and the Colville Christian Church. He was also a 4-H leader.

He is survived by one son, Tom Overholt of Puyallup, Wash.; one sister, Jean Chapin of Loon Lake, Wash.; and three grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children.

Thelma Webley Colville, Wash.

Service for Thelma Irene Webley, 80, will be at 2 p.m. today at Danekas Funeral Chapel in Colville. Graveside service will follow at Meyers Falls Cemetery in Kettle Falls, Wash.

Mrs. Webley, a 49-year Colville resident, died Thursday.

She was born in Baird, Wash., and she and her husband, Lester, lived in Grand Coulee and Portland, before moving to Colville in 1946.

Mrs. Webley owned the Singer Junction Cafe and worked as a cook at cafes in Kettle Falls.

She is survived by her husband; four daughters, Mary Olson of Portland, Yvonne Duzzer and Debbie Spark, both of Colville, Barbara Gooding of San Diego; one sister, Bonnie Wall of Coulee City, Wash.; 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

George English Coeur d’Alene

Service for George A. English, 86, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at English Funeral Home in Coeur d’Alene. Inurnment will be held at a later date at Forest Cemetery in Coeur d’Alene.

Mr. English, who died Thursday at home, was born in Overton, Neb.

He and his wife, Mabelle English, farmed in Minden, Neb., before moving to Coeur d’Alene in 1936. He worked for Coca-Cola Bottling Co. for 14 years before being drafted into the Army during World War II. After his discharge he worked for the highway department for 17 years and retired in 1972.

He was a member of the First Christian Church, the American Legion and the Eagles lodge.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years; one daughter, Christie Donat of Moses Lake; one brother, Eldon English of Denver; and one granddaughter.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, N610 Fourth, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814, or Idaho Youth Ranch, P.O. Box 8538, Boise, ID 83705.

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