February 21, 1995 in Features

Obituaries

 

Ted Berg Spokane

Funeral Mass for Edward T. “Ted” Berg will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Berg, 76, a lifetime Spokane resident, died Thursday.

He graduated form Rogers High School in 1936 and attended Gonzaga University for two years. He was a member of St. Patrick Parish and the Elks lodge.

He worked for Chevron for 28 years before retiring in 1974.

Mr. Berg served in the Army during World War II as a hospital administrator.

His wife, Louise Berg, died in 1992.

He is survived by three sons, Greg Berg of Post Falls, Kevin Berg of Everett, and Kelly Berg of Spokane; and one sister, Beverly Barnes of Yakima.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick School, N5021 Nelson, Spokane, WA 99201.

Hal O’Neel Spokane

Service for Halley C. “Hal” O’Neel, 84, will be at 1 p.m. today at First Assembly of God. His son, the Rev. Ronald O’Neel, will officiate. Burial will be at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mr. O’Neel, who died Saturday, was born in Oelwein, Iowa. He moved to Spokane 46 years ago.

He worked at Kaiser AluminumTrentwood for 23 years and retired in 1973.

Mr. O’Neel was a member of First Assembly of God.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lucille O’Neel; two daughters, Anna Marie Lopez of Spokane and Sharon Leonard of Boise; three sons, Robert and Lyle O’Neel, both of Spokane, and Ronald O’Neel of Bellevue, Wash.; one sister, Fay Sevier of Bellingham; 16 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

Memorial contributions may be to Mission Fund in care of First Assembly of God or to the Morning Star Boys Ranch.

Farrell Vipperman Wallace

Memorial service for Farrell Marie Vipperman, 75, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Wallace Senior Center. Shoshone Funeral Service of Kellogg is in charge of cremation.

Mrs. Vipperman, who died Saturday, was born in Wallace.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Wallace Ladies Bowling Association and the American Association of Retired Persons and was a volunteer for Good Samaritan.

Her husband, George Vipperman, died in 1992.

She is survived by one son, Raymond Vipperman of Republic, Wash.; two daughters, Linda Hogamier of Wallace and Shirley DeVore of Fort Collins, Colo.; six grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Good Samaritan in Silverton, Idaho.

Allen Lindholm Spokane

Service for Allen A. Lindholm, 73, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Riplinger Funeral Home. Burial will be at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mr. Lindholm died Wednesday in Tarpon Springs, Fla.

He was born in Crookston, Minn. He had lived in Spokane for 35 years and had operated an insurance agency.

Mr. Lindholm was a World War II Navy veteran and was a member of the Eagles Lodge and the Reardan Grange.

He is survived by his wife, Emma Lindholm; three sons, Allen Lindholm of Tarpon Springs, Jeffrey Lindholm of Spokane and Mark Lindholm of Redmond, Wash.; one daughter, Kahren Sue McCrow of Spokane; one brother, Lloyd Lindholm of Whidbey Island, Wash.; one sister, Ruth Vivian of Parlin, N.J.; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Josephine Connor Spokane

Service for Josephine “Josey” Connor, 69, is planned for 1 p.m. Thursday at Riplinger Funeral Home. Burial will be at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

Mrs. Connor, who died Saturday, was a lifetime Spokane resident.

She had worked as a waitress.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Floyd Connor; one daughter, Pamela Reeff, one sister, Amelia Maxfield, and two grandchildren, all of Spokane.

Scott Steadman Tucson, Ariz.

Memorial service for Scott R. Steadman, 31, will be at 11 a.m. today at the Riverside Mausoleum Chapel in Spokane. Inurnment will be at Riverside Memorial Park. HennesseySmith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Steadman died Feb. 10 in Tucson following an AIDS-related illness.

He was born in Fort Scott, Kan.

Mr. Steadman had lived in Phoenix before moving to Spokane in 1975. He graduated from Mead High School in 1981.

He attended Spokane Falls Community College for two years and transferred to Arizona State University in 1983. He made his home in Phoenix and Tucson.

He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Doris and Robert Link of Spokane; his father and stepmother, Robert and Karen Steadman of Topeka, Kan.; one brother, Rod Steadman of Spokane; two sisters, Kim Steadman of Los Angeles and Jennifer Steadman of Pullman; and his grandmothers, Lydia Polley of Waltham, Mass., and Dorothy Steadman of Topeka.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Spokane AIDS Network, W1613 Gardner, Spokane, WA 99201.

Frances Campbell Friday Harbor, Wash.

Memorial graveside service for Frances Ida (Fourtner) Campbell, 76, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Spokane Memorial Gardens. Evans Funeral Home of Anacortes, Wash., is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Campbell, a former Spokane resident, died Wednesday.

She was born in DeSart, N.D.

She had worked at The Crescent department store for 18 years.

Mrs. Campbell and her husband moved to Arizona following his retirement. They moved to Friday Harbor eight years later, in 1988.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Wayne Campbell; two daughters, Marla Stephenson of Spokane and Merri Ann Campbell of Friday Harbor, Wash., two sons, Ronald Campbell of Valley, Wash., and Richard Campbell of Friday Harbor; two sisters, Elaine Pentecost of Billings, Mont., and Laurene Yuras of Sacramento, Calif.; two brothers, Charles Fourtner of Pasa Robles, Calif., and Dale Fourtner of Eugene, Ore.; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Kenneth Clark Hayden, Idaho

Service for Kenneth G. Clark, 66, will be at 11 a.m. today at Shoshone Funeral Home in Kellogg. Cremation will follow.

Mr. Clark died Thursday at Valley Hospital and Medical Center in Spokane.

Born in Kellogg, he graduated from Kellogg High School and the University of Idaho. He worked for the Bunker Hill Co. for 26 years.

He and his wife, Dorothy Clark, moved to Minnesota in 1977 and later to California. They moved to Hayden, Idaho, in 1992.

He was a charter member of the Kellogg Elks Lodge and was active in the Young Men’s Christian Association.

He is survived by his wife; one son, David Clark of Kennewick; and two grandchildren.

Clifford Smith Spokane

Memorial service for Clifford J. Smith, 71, is planned for 1 p.m. today at Mountain View Assembly of God Church. Private inurnment is planned. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Smith died Saturday.

Born in Spokane, he attended Rogers High School and served in the Navy during World War II.

He worked in construction as a power lineman and was a member of union Local 77.

Mr. Smith was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He is survived by two brothers, Troy Smith of Spokane and Roy Smith of Post Falls; and one sister, Donna Patterson of Spokane.

Thelma Webley Colville, Wash.

Service for Thelma Irene Webley, 80, was Monday at Danekas Funeral Chapel in Colville.

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

Born in Baird, Wash., she moved to Colville in 1946.

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

Glade Merritt Spokane

Graveside inurnment for Glade A. Merritt, 76, will be at 2 p.m. today at Fairmount Memorial Park. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-South is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Merritt, a 73-year Spokane resident, died Friday. He was born in Sawyer, Idaho, and graduated from North Central High School.

Mr. Merritt worked as a switchmanbrakeman for the Northern Pacific Railroad before retiring in 1972.

He was a member of the Eagles Lodge and the Brotherhood of Railroad Carmen of America.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Mary Jane Merritt; one son, Bud Merritt of Spokane; one daughter, Florence Brunner of East Wenatchee, Wash.; one brother, Dorlon Merritt of Spokane; five grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Memorial gifts may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.

Sophie Walko-Kuzbay Cheney

Funeral Mass for Sophie WalkoKuzbay is planned for 10 a.m. today at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Burial will be at Spokane Memorial Gardens. Jerue Funeral Home of Cheney is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Walko-Kuzbay, 89, died Friday at home. She was born Czechoslovakia and immigrated to the United States in 1922.

Mrs. Walko-Kuzbay, a homemaker, was member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. She had moved to Cheney from Arizona about 10 years ago.

She is survived by one daughter, Frances Sheeran of Cheney; two stepsons, John Kuzbay of Breman, Ind., and Charles Walko of New Jersey; two stepdaughters, Lorraine Knight of Tucson, Ariz., and Delores Muench of Lake Havasu, Ariz.; 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth Records Pullman

Graveside service for Elizabeth Records, 76, will be Tuesday in Middleton, Idaho. Bruning Funeral Home of Colfax, Wash., is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Records died Wednesday in a nursing home in Pullman. She was born in Middleton, Idaho.

Mrs. Records was a licensed practical nurse and worked at Caldwell Memorial Hospital until 1980. She retired to Spokane.

Her husband, Alvin Records, died in 1964.

She was a member of the Baptist Church.

She is survived by one brother, Albert Harvey of Middleton; one daughter, Colene Sager of LaCrosse, Wash.; one son, Bob Records of Newberg, Ore.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to KMBI Radio, S5408 Freya, Spokane, WA 99223.

Esther Schlimmer Odessa, Wash.

Service for Esther Schlimmer, 82, is planned for 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Matthews Historical Church in Odessa. Burial will be at the Odessa Cemetery. Strate Funeral Home of Odessa is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Schlimmer, who was born in Odessa, died Sunday.

She graduated from Odessa High School and was a member of the Odessa Camera Club. She was a homemaker and a volunteer driver for the Department of Social and Health Services. Her husband, Robert Schlimmer, died in 1951.

She is survived by one son, Robert Schlimmer of Davenport, Wash.; three daughters, Darlene Kagele of Ritzville, Terri Carlson of Odessa, and Colleen Titcomb of Winthrop, Wash.; one sister, Sarah Allington of Odessa; 18 grandchildren and 24 greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Odessa Historical Society for the St. Matthews Historical Church Fund.

Jerlie McNall Spokane

Service for Jerlie McNall, 79, is planned for 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Sunset Chapel at Fairmount Memorial Park. Ball and Dodd Funeral HomeNorth is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. McNall died Friday in LaGrange, Ga.

She was born in Fairplay, Mo., and graduated from Kennewick High School. She worked at Galena Army Air Depot during World War II and had worked at Columbia Lighting.

Mrs. McNall had lived in Spokane since 1942. She was a member of the Eagles Lodge Women’s Auxiliary.

Survivors include two daughters, Jerlie Anderson of Spokane and Beverley Johnson of LaGrange; six grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren.

Gilbert Nokes Spokane

Graveside service for Gilbert L. Nokes, 98, was Thursday at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mr. Gilbert, who died Feb. 11, was born in Princeton, Minn.

Mr. Nokes moved to Spokane in 1906.

He worked as a superintendent in charge of building numerous schools. He was also a carpenter and cabinetmaker.

Mr. Nokes had been a board member for the Mead School District.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dorothy Nokes; three sons, Galen and Delmer Nokes, both of Colbert, and Eugene Nokes of Deer Park; 13 grandchildren, numerous greatgrandchildren and two great-greatgrandsons.

He was a member of Whitworth Community Presbyterian Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church, at W212 Hawthorne, Spokane, WA 99218, or to the American Heart Association, Northeast Chapter, S9 Washington, Suite 215, Spokane, WA 99204.

Robert Sundin Spokane

Service for Robert D. Sundin, 81, was Monday at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-South. Burial was at Pinecrest Cemetery in Sandpoint.

Mr. Sundinm, who was born in Spokane, died Friday.

He graduated from Lewis and Clark High School and worked for the National Guard at Geiger Field during World War II. He later worked as an auto mechanic and retired from Bill’s Ford in Spangle in 1986.

Mr. Sundin was a member of the Inland Empire Mustang Club and the Spangle Service Club.

He is survived by his wife, Vi Sundin; two sons, Seth Sundin of Portland and Chris Sundin of Spokane; two daughters, Suzanne Emberson of Indianapolis and Glenda Winter of Otis Orchards; one sister, Ethel Shoufler of Oroville, Calif.; 10 grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Inland Empire Mustang Club or the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children.

Helen Fulks Spokane

Memorial service for Helen Gloria Fulks, 68, is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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

She was a homemaker and had 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 the Spokane Lutheran School, W4001 Fremont Road, Spokane, WA 99204.

Bert Mallory Spokane

No service will be held for Bert R. Mallory, at his request. Private inurnment is planned.

Mr. Mallory, 89, died Feb. 5.

He was born in Lebanon, Kan.

Mr. Mallory had worked for Hecla Mines in Wallace for 27 years.

He was a World War II Army veteran.

He is survived by one sister, Hazel McIntyre of Van Nuys, Calif.

Louise Edwards Spokane

No service will be held for Louise O. Edwards, at her family’s request.

Mrs. Edwards, 83, died Sunday.

A lifetime Spokane-area resident, she graduated from Valleyford High School.

She worked in housekeeping at a hotel.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, William Edwards of Spokane.

Marguerite `Babe May’ Thomas Spokane

Memorial service for Marguerite L. “Babe May” Thomas, 52, was Sunday at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home.

Mrs. Thomas, who was born in Spokane, died Thursday.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, Wayne Thomas; one granddaughter and one grandson.

Allison Wyckoff Spokane

No service will be held for Allison W. Wyckoff, at her request.

Mrs. Wyckoff, 69, who was born in Portland, died Friday.

She had lived in Spokane for 25 years and had worked at the Paulsen law office.

There are no surviving family members.


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