February 28, 1995 in Features

Obituaries

 

Joseph McNabb Spokane

Funeral Mass for Joseph G. McNabb, 95, is planned for 1:30 p.m. today at St. Augustine Catholic Church. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. McNabb, a longtime Spokane resident, died Saturday.

He was born in Chicago.

He had worked for Western Union from 1915 to August of 1964 and had served in the Navy from 1918 to 1919.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Third Order of St. Francis and the Sacred Heart Medical Center Service League. He also was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church.

His wife, Edna McNabb, died in 1987.

He is survived by two sons, Joseph McNabb of Issaquah, Wash., and Paul McNabb of Spokane; one daughter, Joann Dunlap of Spokane; 13 grandchildren and 15 greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Poor Clare Nuns Building Fund, 4419 N. Hawthorne, Spokane, WA 99205.

Lyle Petersen Hayden Lake, Idaho

Vigil service for Lyle A. Petersen, 74, is planned for 7 p.m. today at Yates Funeral Home, Coeur d’Alene Chapel. Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Pius Catholic Church. Burial will be at St. Thomas Cemetery.

Mr. Petersen, who died Friday at home, was born in Burlington, N.D..

He served in the Army during World War II.

He and his wife, Joyce Petersen, moved to Hayden Lake in 1955 from South Dakota.

He worked for Elliot Motors and Crollard Ford before he went into a partnership with Lyle and Norm’s Body Shop in the 1960s.

Mr. Peterson helped organize the Hayden Lake Volunteer Fire Department and served as fire commissioner. He had served as a Hayden City Councilman.

He was a member of the Lions Club.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Joyce; two daughters, Tori Howe of Athol, Idaho, and Susi Dingman of Hayden Lake; one brother, LeRoy Petersen of Livingston, Mont.; one sister, Ida Petersen of Wellsville, Kan.; and two granddaughters.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Idaho or Lions Sight Conservation.

Bill Prescott Spokane

Memorial services for William Melvon Prescott, 85, will be held at 11 a.m. today at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home. Graveside service will follow at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

Mr. Prescott, who was born in Paige, W.Va., died Friday.

He and his family moved to Spokane in 1950 and he worked in carpentry and upholstery. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Leah Prescott; three sons, William and Richard Prescott, both of Spokane, and Fred Prescott of Hoquiam, Wash.; three daughters, Virginia Hanks of Rathdrum, Idaho, Suzanne Williams and Margaret Ross, both of Spokane; 24 grandchildren, 50 greatgrandchildren and three great-greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Medical Center Heart Fund.

Jacob Greenwalt Jr. Batum, Wash.

Service for Jacob Greenwalt Jr., 85, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Christ Lutheran Church in Odessa, Wash. Burial will be at the Odessa Cemetery. Strate Funeral Home of Davenport is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Greenwalt died Friday.

He was born in the Menno area of Adams County and in 1932 moved to the Batum area to farm. He retired from farming in 1974.

He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Odessa.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Lydia Greenwalt; six sons, Walter Greenwalt of Lynnwood, Wash., David and Robert Greenwalt, both of Odessa, Leo Greenwalt of Moscow, Idaho, Melvin Greenwalt of Ritzville, Wash., and Marvin Greenwalt of Moses Lake; one brother, Herman Greenwalt of Palouse, Wash.; 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Lutheran Church in Odessa.

Naomi Shriver Ione, Wash.

Burial Mass for Naomi Claire Shriver, 75, will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Ione. Graveside service will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Ione. Danekas Funeral Home in Colville, Wash., is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Shriver, a 46-year Ione resident, died Friday.

She was born in Alberta and graduated from high school in Orofino, Idaho. She and her husband lived in Spokane and then in Farragut, Idaho, for a short time.

In 1949 they settled in Ione, where they operated Shriver’s IGA grocery store until 1972.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Neil Shriver; one daughter, LaNean Rhodes of Bainbridge Island, Wash.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pend Oreille County Search and Rescue Squad.

Daisy Hibbard Coeur d’Alene

Service for Daisy Hibbard, 89, will be at 10 a.m. today at Yates Funeral Home, Coeur d’Alene Chapel. Burial will follow at Coeur d’Alene Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Hibbard, who died Saturday, was born in Huetter, Idaho, and attended high school in Coeur d’Alene.

She was a member of First Christian Church and the Rebekah Lodge in Coeur d’Alene.

Her husband, Ernst Hibbard, preceded her in death.

Survivors include three sons, Elton Hibbard of Post Falls, Sam Hibbard of Ellicott City, Md., and Bill Hibbard of Cheney; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and 15 great-greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church in Coeur d’Alene.

Dianna Downey Medical Lake

Memorial service for Dianna L. Downey, 54, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fairchild Air Force Base Chapel. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Downey, who died Thursday, was born in Madison, Fla.

She had lived in Spokane for 18 years and was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband of 32 years, Roger Downey; two sons, Ken and Brian Downey, and one daughter, Karen Fischer, all of Medical Lake; her parents, George and Rachael Morrow of Tallahassee, Fla.; one sister, Betty Wise of Buffalo, N.Y.; and six grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane or the Spokane County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Eleanor Lowry Plummer, Idaho

Service for Eleanor E. Lowry, 90, is planned for 11 a.m. today at Plummer Congregational Bible Church. YatesHodge Funeral Home in St. Maries is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Lowry, who died Thursday, was born in Belt, Mont.

She graduated from Bellingham Normal School and moved to Plummer with her husband, William Lowry. She taught in the Plummer school district for 13 years and retired in 1965.

Her husband died in 1990.

She was a member of the Plummer Congregational Bible Church, the Plummer Rebekah Lodge, the General Federated Woman’s Club and the Retired Teachers Association.

Her survivors include three sons, Russell and Robert Lowry, both of Plummer, and Charles Lowry of Bonny Lake, Wash.; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Hope Ramirez Burke, Idaho

Memorial service for Hope Ramirez, 75, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Shoshone Funeral Service, Wallace Funeral Chapel.

Mrs. Ramirez, a 50-year area resident, died Friday.

A homemaker, she was a member of the Wallace Eagles Lodge and St. Alphonsus Catholic Church.

Her husband, James Ramirez, died in 1993.

Survivors include two sons, James Ramirez of Port Orchard, Wash., and John Ramirez of New Iberia, La.; three daughters, Mary Ann Fenton and Patsy Lemieux, both of Wallace, and Judith Morin of Osburn, Idaho; three brothers, Steve Barrios of Seattle, Bill Barrios of Moses Lake and John Barrios of Denver; two sisters, Connie Roybal of Seattle and Mary Gozman of Moses Lake; 12 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Ted Lindgren Tekoa, Wash.

Service for T.A. “Ted” Lindgren, 88, is planned for 1 p.m. today at United Church of Tekoa. Burial will follow at Goldenrod Cemetery in Tekoa. Kramer Funeral Home in Tekoa is in charge of arrangements.

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

He worked for several car dealerships in Spokane before moving to Tekoa in 1947 and starting Tekoa Motors. He retired in 1985.

He was a member of the United Church of Tekoa, the Masons Lodge and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Babe Lindgren; one son, Bob Lindgren of Tekoa; one daughter, Bev Ewing of Spokane; two sisters, Hilda Highland of Spokane and Freda Cooley of Portland; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, the United Church of Tekoa or Home Health and Hospice of Southeastern Washington in Pullman.

Patsy King Spokane

Service for Thelma Patricia “Patsy” King, 62, is planned for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home. Burial will be at Spokane Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. King, a lifetime Spokane resident, died Sunday. She had worked as a bartender.

She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and the Eagles Lodge. She volunteered with the American Cancer Society, the Guild School and the American Home Business Association.

She is survived by two sons, John and Steven Smith, both of Spokane; four daughters, Patricia Hubert of Spokane, Deborah O’Conner of Tucson, Arizona, Suzanne Baugh of Chattaroy and Deanna Hamilton of Valley, Wash.; one brother, Elton Mitzimberg of Spokane and 15 grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Fred Gage Spokane

Service for Fred E. Gage, 75, is planned for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Pines Mausoleum. Thornhill Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Gage, who died Friday, was born in Plummer, Idaho.

He was a 60-year resident of Spokane and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 73.

He was a member of Rod’s Electric Bowling Team.

His wife, Lorraine, preceded him in death.

Survivors include one daughter, Cheryl Studer of Spokane; two sisters, Evelyn Babbitt of Plummer, Idaho, and June Hurley of Spokane; one granddaughter and one grandson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Dishman Hills Natural Area Association.

Frederick Ahrens Spokane

No service will be held for Frederick J. Ahrens, 82, at his request. Private burial will be at Fairmount Memorial Park. Thornhill Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Ahrens, who died Friday, was born in Springdale, Wash.

He graduated from Washington State University with a degree in business administration.

He worked for Seattle First National Bank and retired in 1962. He then moved to Lewiston where he and his wife operated the Lewiston-Clarkston Credit Bureau and the Lewiston Credit Adjustment Agency.

He served in the Army during World War II.

His wife, Claire, preceded him in death. Survivors include one sister, Elizabeth Forslind of Alta Loma, Calif.; and one brother, Richard Ahrens of Spokane.

William Featherstone Spokane

Memorial service for William S. Featherstone, 83, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Yates Funeral Home in Coeur d’Alene.

Mr. Featherstone, who was born in Wallace, died Friday.

He graduated from Wallace High School and attended the University of Idaho.

He worked as the general manager of Citizens Utility Co. in Wallace. In 1962, he and his wife moved to Spokane, where he was manager of Modern Electric. He retired in 1986.

He was a member of the Wallace Rotary Club and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers No. 73. He served on the Spokane executive board for the Boy Scouts.

His wife, Marcelyn, died in 1991. Survivors include one son, David Featherstone of Coeur d’ Alene; one daughter, Linda Bakes of Post Falls; one brother Wray Featherstone of Hayden Lake, Idaho; five grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren.

Gordon Heinzerling Spokane

Private inurnment for Gordon V. Heinzerling, 72, will be held later. The Cremation Society of Washington is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Heinzerling, a 28-year Spokane resident, died Saturday. He was born in Culdesac, Idaho.

He had worked as the warehouse manager for Spokane Firestone Tire Co. and later at Sam’s Goodyear Tires.

He served in the Army during World War II, and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Beverly Heinzerling; two daughters, Barbara Turner and JoAnn Mirasole; one son, Jeffrey Heinzerling; one sister, Lena Haskel; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Florence Truscott Chewelah, Wash.

Service for Florence Isabel Truscott, 87, was Monday at United Church of Christ in Chewelah, with burial at Chewelah Memorial Park.

Mrs. Truscott, 87, died Friday. She was born in Coeur d’Alene.

She graduated from St. Luke’s School of Nursing and lived in the Spokane Valley for 27 years before moving to Chewelah in 1955.

Mrs. Truscott worked as a registered nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chewelah for 18 years.

She was a member of the United Church of Christ and the Rebekah Lodge.

Her husband, Stanley Truscott, died in 1977. Survivors include two sons, Clifford Truscott of Spokane and Donald Truscott of Wenatchee; one sister, Francis Crofoot of Colville, Wash.; six grandchildren and six greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rebekah Lodge No. 162 or the United Church of Christ.

Paul Cutteridge Donna, Texas

Service for Paul Anthony Cutteridge, 72, was held in McAllen, Texas.

Mr. Cutteridge, a former Spokane resident, died Feb. 19. He was born in Evansville, Ind.

He had served in the Army and the Air Force. He was a retired floor coverer and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and was an ex-Prisoner of War.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Cutteridge, of Texas; two daughters, Joann Hickam of California and Judy Cline of Washington; four sons, Paul Cutteridge II of California, Robert Cutteridge of Oregon, and Dave and Mike Walker, both of Washington; one sister, Mildred Hatchett of Indiana; one brother, Donald Cutteridge of California; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.


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