John Neff Athol, Idaho
Service for John C. Neff, 16, is planned for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, at New Life Community Church, N6100 Hayden Ave., in Rathdrum, Idaho. English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Neff died Saturday on Rathdrum Mountain from apparent exposure. He was born in Coeur d’Alene.
The junior at Lakeland High School in Rathdrum was snowboarding with two other Lakeland students on Saturday when he became lost and then separated from his companions and was overcome by hypothermia. His body was found early Sunday.
Mr. Neff was a member of the wrestling, track and football teams at Lakeland. He played the saxophone in the school band and was a 4-H member. He worked at the Bitter End Resort in Bayview, Idaho, during the summers.
He is survived by his parents, Larry and Peggy Neff and two brothers, Stephen and Matthew Neff, all of Athol; one sister, Michelle Hoppe of Missoula; his grandfather, Sam Osborne of Paradise, Mont.; and his great-grandmother, Avril Taylor of New Hampshire.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lakeland High School Wrestling Team, P.O. Box 69, Rathdrum, ID 83858.
Anne Sutton-Sonsteng Fruitland, Wash.
Rosary service for Anne R. SuttonSonsteng, 54, will be at 7 p.m. today at Strate Funeral Home in Davenport, Wash. Funeral Mass is planned for 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Fruitland. Burial will be at Sutton-Sockumtickom Cemetery near Fruitland.
Mrs. Sutton-Sonsteng, who died Sunday, was born in Nespelem, Wash. She worked as a nurses aide and was a homemaker.
She was a member of the Spokane Indian Tribe and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.
She is survived by five sons, Randy Hardwick of Fruitland, Ray Hardwick of Cusick, Wash., and Robert Hardwick and Mark and Mike Madison, all of Ford, Wash.; one daughter, Deborah Ost of Fruitland; one brother, Tuffy Sutton of Fruitland; 11 grandchildren and one greatgranddaughter.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children.
Delbert Hayward Emida, Idaho
Memorial service for Delbert L. Hayward, 87, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Community Church of Southwick, Idaho. Yates-Hodge Funeral Home in St. Maries is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hayward, who died Thursday, was born in Kansas.
He grew up in Southwick where he graduated from high school in 1928. He operated a repair and blacksmith business in Southwick and later loaded logs on railroad cars in Elk River and Orofino, Idaho. In 1942 he moved to Clarkston, Wash., and operated Twin City Service in Clarkston, the Hayward and Sons Kaiser and Frazier dealership in Lewiston, and Hayward Bros. Automotive Repair in Lewiston Orchards. He retired in 1971 and moved to Emida. His wife, Lutherine, died in 1993.
He is survived by two sons, Alfred Hayward of Portland and Melvin Hayward of Puyallup, Wash.; one daughter, Dorothy Olberding of Spokane; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Ted Jones Spokane
Memorial Service for Cecil Theodore “Ted” Jones, 80, is planned for 2 p.m. Friday at Millwood Presbyterian Church. Thornhill Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Jones, who died Saturday, was born in Waitsburg, Wash.
He graduated from Waitsburg High School and Washington State University and served in World War II as a naval officer.
He worked as a general agent for Kansas City Life Insurance Co. from 1950 until 1970 and sold insurance in Ritzville and Washtucna, Wash., and the Spokane area.
He had lived in Spokane for 50 years and was a member of Concordia Masonic Lodge No. 249.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Bonnie; three daughters, Sharon Mardon of Spokane, Cecille Aldredge of Sacramento, Calif., and Teddy Jean Reynozo of Hermiston, Ore.; nine grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.
Memorial contribution may be made to Millwood Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund.
Charles Craigen Pullman
Service for Charles Perry Craigen, 58, is planned for 10 a.m. Friday at Kimball Funeral Home in Pullman. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Weston, Ore.
Mr. Craigen died Saturday from heart failure. He was born in Weston, attended Oregon Technical Institute and served in the Navy. He and his wife Audrey, moved to the Pullman-Colton, Wash., area in 1975. He worked for Ed Druffel Farms and later for Phil Druffel Farms. In 1989 he began working for Motley and Motley.
He was a member of the Pullman Moose Lodge, the National Grange and the Johnson Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years; one son, Charles Craigen Jr., of Juliaetta, Idaho; two daughters, Kathleen Kamerrer of Pullman and Amelia Craigen of Chicago; his mother, Eva Craigen of Portland; one brother, James Craigen of MiltonFreewater, Ore.; and seven grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or Moose Heart in care of Pullman Lodge, S.E. 150 Kamiaken, Pullman, WA 99163.
Duane Daugharty II Seattle
Memorial service for Duane A. Daugharty II, 33, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Coeur d’Alene. English Funeral Home in Coeur d’Alene is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Daugharty, who died Saturday, was born in Spokane.
He graduated from Gonzaga Preparatory School and from the University of Idaho with degrees in architecture and interior design with a minor in graphic arts.
Following graduation he lived in Seattle and worked in the architecture and design field.
He is survived by his parents, Duane and Miriam Daugharty of Coeur d’Alene; five sisters, Barbara Daugharty of Salt Lake City, Jan Daugharty, Susan Daugharty-Fowler and Stacey Daugharty, all of Coeur d’Alene, and Amy Daugharty Hoffmann of Denver; one brother, Paul Daugharty of Post Falls; and his companion, Suzanne Hyde of Seattle.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations, or the Kootenai County AIDS Coalition, in care of Hospice of North Idaho.
Elsie Lindberg Post Falls
Memorial service for Elsie C. Lindberg, 91, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at English Funeral Chapel in Post Falls.
Miss Lindberg died Friday at home. She was born in Brainerd, Minn.
In 1906 she moved to Post Falls from Minnesota. She attended high school in Post Falls and received her master’s degree in art, music and physical education. She taught school for 47 years and was principal in St. Maries and superintendent of schools in Kellogg.
She was a member of the National Education, Principals and Parents associations, the Queen Esther Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, Daughters of Nile Chapter No. 12, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary in Post Falls and the Post Falls American Legion.
She is survived by one niece and one nephew.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children.
Olga Edgett Spokane
Funeral mass for Olga Edgett, 83, will be at 11 a.m. today at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery. HennesseySmith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Edgett, a longtime Spokane resident, died Saturday. She was born in Ritzville, Wash., where she went to school.
She had lived in Spokane since 1934 and worked as a waitress at The Crescent for 28 years.
She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Parish and the Lincoln Heights Senior Citizen Center.
Her husband, Russell, died in 1986. She is survived by one daughter Karen Montecucco of Spokane; one grandson and two great-grandchildren.
Kenneth Bell Spokane
Family graveside service for Kenneth B. Bell will be held at Fairmount Memorial Park. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-North is in charge of cremation.
Mr. Bell, who died Thursday, was born in Rosalia, Wash.
He was a member of the Teamsters Union and had worked as a truck driver in the 1950s and ‘60s for Central Premix. He later drove for United Buckingham and Ringsby Trucking before retiring in 1984.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Dorothy Bell; one daughter Bernice Nelson of Spokane; two sons, Ronald Short of Prescott, Ariz., and Larry Short of Fort Worth, Texas; one sister, Maida Van Dissel of Chewelah, Wash.; one brother, David Bell of Portland; 12 grandchildren and 14 greatgrandchildren.
John McCarty Usk, Wash.
Service for John Dell McCarty, 87, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at ShermanKnapp Funeral Home in Newport, Wash. Burial will follow at the Newport Cemetery.
Mr. McCarty, who died Sunday, was born in Hotchkiss, Colo.
In 1945 he and his wife, Anna June, moved to the Cusick-Usk area, where he farmed and worked at the Diamond Match sawmill.
His wife died last February. He is survived by one son, Roger McCarty of Newport; two daughters, Bertha Love of Usk and Lila Snider of Sidney, Mont.; one brother, Loyd McCarty of Moses Lake; one sister, Lola Owens of Lazear, Colo.; 10 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Roy Mounce Spokane
Memorial service for Roy A. Mounce, 80, is planned for 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Sunset Mausoleum at Fairmount Memorial Park. Riplinger Funeral Home is in charge of cremation.
Mr. Mounce, a 45-year Spokane resident, died Feb. 15. He was born in Ruben, Ore.
He was an engineer at KXLY Radio from 1950 until 1957. He was also an amateur radio operator.
His survivors include one sister, Monna Barber, and one brother, Mervin Mounce, both of Spokane.
Fred Fleckenstein Spokane
Funeral Mass for Fred A. Fleckenstein, 89, will be at 10 a.m. today at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-South is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Fleckenstein, who died Saturday, was born in Washington.
He was a machinist for the Crescent Machine Works before retiring in 1979.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Opal; one daughter, Joyce Fleckenstein of Edmonds, Wash.; one son, John Fleckenstein of Spokane; three sisters, Marie Kunbe of Clarkston, Wash., Addie Millhorn of Tekoa, Wash., and Cecelia Brown of Pullman; and one grandson.
Louise Heartburg Spokane
Service for Louise C. Heartburg, 75, is planned for 11 a.m. Thursday at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-South. Burial will be at Spokane Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Heartburg, who died Sunday, was born in Grangeville, Idaho.
She had lived in Spokane for 45 years and worked for a custodial service before retiring in 1981.
Her husband, Franz Heartburg, died in 1984. She is survived by one sister, Donna Vandergriff of Kennewick.
Rudolf `Roy’ Zucht Usk, Wash.
Service for Rudolf “Roy” Zucht, 88, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Riplinger Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery.
Mr. Zucht, who was born in Canada, died Sunday in Spokane.
He had lived in Usk for 47 years and was a diversified farmer.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda; one daughter, Linda Zucht of Spokane, and one brother, Robert Zucht of Saskatchewan.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
Pauline `Boots’ Traicoff St. Maries
Service for Pauline “Boots” Traicoff will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at YatesHodge Funeral Home in St. Maries. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Traicoff, 61, died Saturday in Spokane. She was born in St. Maries.
She worked as a waitress at Pat and Scott’s Restaurant and the Midway Cafe, both in St. Maries. She also worked as a nurses aide for Valley Vista Care Center in St. Maries.
She was a member of the St. Maries Lady Elks.
She is survived by her husband of 28 years, Ron; three sons, Bruce Tow of St. Maries, Jack Tow of Spokane and Telly Traicoff of Tacoma; two daughters, Donna Cooper of Elko, Nev., and Molly Cooper of St. Maries; one brother, Phil Ramey of Woodlawn, Wash.; one sister, Patty Jenicek of Centralia, Wash.; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.