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Francita Cannarozzo Las Vegas

Memorial service for Francita M. Cannarozzo, 42, is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Deer Park.

Mrs. Cannarozzo, who died Dec. 17, was born in Spokane. She graduated from Riverside High School in 1970 and graduated from Kinman Business University in 1972.

She married Thomas A. Cannarozzo in 1980.

Mrs. Cannarozzo owned Wild Willard Carpet Store in Spokane.

In 1990 she moved to Las Vegas, Nev., where she co-owned the Las Vegas Sky Diving Center with her husband for two years.

She was a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes, the Eagles Aerie Auxiliary and St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Survivors include her husband, at the home; three brothers, Ronald Lemery, Richard Lemery and Donnie Lemery, all of Spokane; and a sister, Ione Evans of Deer Park.

Walter Putnam Colbert

Graveside service and burial for Walter G. Putnam, 81, will be at 1 p.m. today at Holy Cross Cemetery. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Putnam, who died Wednesday, was born in Spokane and moved to Colbert 50 years ago.

He worked for the railroad, and was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Colbert and the Eagles Aerie of Deer Park.

His wife, Mary V. Putnam, died in 1990. Survivors include two sons, Arland Putnam of Langlois, Ore., and Edward Putnam of Seattle; a daughter, Theresa Stone of Sagle, Idaho; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, N900 Maple, Spokane 99201.

Wayne Bainard Spokane

Memorial service for Wayne W. Bainard, 89, is scheduled for 10 a.m. today at First Presbyterian Church followed by inurnment at 2 p.m. at Fairmount Memorial Park. Riplinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Bainard, who died Tuesday, was born in Neligh, Neb. He had been the comptroller and office manager for Armour & Co. in Spokane for 45 years.

Mr. Bainard was a member of First Presbyterian Church, the Manito Masonic Lodge and the Manito Lions Club. He was a life member of the Scottish Rite Bodies and the El Katif Shrine and was a member of the 100 Million Dollar Club.

Survivors include his wife, Iva Bainard; two sons, Dale Bainard of Richland and Dean Bainard of Lake Wylie, S.C.; a stepson, William Flatt of Spokane; a stepdaughter, Linda Hedrick of Dallas; two grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, P.O. Box 2472, Spokane 99210-2472.

Beulah Pearson Spokane

Memorial service for Beulah Mae Pearson is planned for 4 p.m. today at Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home.

Mrs. Pearson, 86, died Saturday. Born in Bluff City, Ill., she moved to Spokane 30 years ago.

She was a nurse’s aide at Sacred Heart Medical Center.

Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Gray of Lynnwood, Wash., and Jane McGowan of Spokane; two brothers, one sister, six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Lois Nelson Greenacres

An open house will be held for Lois P. Nelson, 84, from noon to 3 p.m. Monday at the family home, E18605 Maxwell.

Mrs. Nelson died Saturday. She was born and raised in Filer, Idaho, and graduated from high school there.

She married Warren E. Nelson in 1940 and they moved to Greenacres in 1942 from Burley, Idaho.

Mrs. Nelson worked for Saads Dry Goods for 20 years and was a member of the Greenacres Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 54 years, at the home; a son, Wayne Nelson of Greenacres; two sisters, Donna Hayworth of California and Katie Young of Colorado; a brother, Wayne Pool of Coeur d’Alene; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, Washington State Chapter, 100 S. King Street, Suite 330, Seattle, WA 98104-2885.

Douglas Campbell Spokane

Service for Douglas M. Campbell will be at 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home North followed by burial at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

Mr. Campbell, 48, died Tuesday. He was born in Wenatchee and graduated from Wenatchee High School.

He graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 1969 and master’s degree in clinical microbiology in 1971.

Mr. Campbell moved to Spokane later that year to work for Holy Family Hospital. He began working for Deaconess Medical Center and Empire Health Services in 1978 as a clinical microbiologist. He also managed the infectious disease laboratory.

He was a member of the American Society of Microbiology and was adjutant professor of microbiology at Eastern Washington University and the University of Washington.

Mr. Campbell was also a member of the Toy Train Operating Society, the Train Collectors Association and The Spokane Club.

Survivors include his wife, Cheryl D. Campbell, at the home; a son, Colin Campbell, at the home; two stepsons, William Rowley and Timothy Rowley, both of Spokane; a stepdaughter, Susan Rowley, at the home; his mother, Louise Campbell of Spokane; a sister, Louise Ulbricht of Tacoma; a brother, William Campbell of Seattle; and several nieces and nephews.

Henry Rupert Colville, Wash.

Inurnment service for Henry Warren Rupert, 82, is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Rice (Wash.) I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Danekas Funeral Chapel in Colville is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Rupert, who died Dec. 8, was born in Shreveport, La. He attended grade school at the Pleasant Valley and Walter country schools.

He worked in the local orchards for many years and married Grace Sparks in 1937.

The Ruperts bought a small farm in the Echo Valley area and he worked for the railroad and in local lumber mills.

In 1964 they moved to Clearwater, Wash., where he worked as a diesel mechanic and operated a tire shop.

The Ruperts returned to Colville in 1976 to retire.

He was a member of the Arden One-Stop bowling team and was a former member of the Quillisascut Grange.

Survivors include his wife, at the home; two sons, Lewis Rupert of Colville and Gary Rupert of Arlington, Wash.; a sister, Fae Rotter of Clearwater; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Dorothy Rathbone Spokane

Service for Dorothy M. Rathbone will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Riplinger Funeral Home followed by burial at the Pines Cemetery.

Mrs. Rathbone, 92, died Tuesday. Born in Greeley, Colo., she moved to Spokane 12 years ago.

She was a homemaker and a charter member of the North Addison Baptist Church.

Her husband, Ray M. Rathbone, died in 1963.

Survivors include two sons, Edison Rathbone of Ocean Shores, Wash., and Melvin Rathbone of Spokane; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Ralph Kifer Kettle Falls, Wash.

Memorial service for Ralph Louis Kifer, 85, is planned for 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Danekas Funeral Chapel in Colville, Wash. Private burial at Mountain View Park Cemetery will precede the service.

Mr. Kifer, who died Tuesday, was born in Republic, Wash., and lived most of his life in Kettle Falls.

He attended Republic Elementary School and graduated from Marcus (Wash.) High School in 1928.

Mr. Kifer drove school bus for the Marcus School District during the Depression.

He worked at Harters Lumber Mill near Barney’s Junction. After the mill burned, he cut logs for several years. He operated his own quarry from 1954 until 1993.

He married Elsie Forstad in 1933.

Survivors include his wife, at the home; a daughter, Marilyn Price of Kent, Wash.; a son, Roy Kifer of Marcus; three sisters, Beulah Grittner and Jean Skidmore, both of Colville, and Bernice Zuberhuler of Ogden, Utah; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Reinhard Wagner Greenacres

Service for Reinhard P. Wagner, 95, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at the Danekas Funeral Chapel in Colville, Wash., followed by a graveside service at the Mountain View Park Cemetery in Colville.

Mr. Wagner, who died Monday, was born in Smith Mills, Minn. He attended school in Circle, Mont., and attended Billings Polytech College to learn the auto repair business.

He served in the Army during World War I and was discharged in 1919.

Mr. Wagner moved to Kettle Falls, Wash., in 1925 and established one of its first rural mail-carrier routes.

He married Edith Memmer in 1926.

The Wagners moved to Spokane, and he operated garages and repair stations until 1944. Mr. Wagner worked at various jobs until his retirement in 1966.

Survivors include his wife, at the home; a daughter, Wanda O’Neil of Greenacres; a son, Wayne Wagner of Greenacres; a brother, Walter Wagner of Chewelah; a sister, Irene Memmer of Ephrata, Wash.; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to the Valley Good Samaritan Center, E17100 Eighth, Spokane 99016.

Lauris Lantis Greenacres

Service for Lauris J. Lantis will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Liberty Lake Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints followed by burial at the Pines Cemetery.

Thornhill Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Lantis, 75, died Wednesday. She was born and raised in Rhinelander, Wis., and graduated from high school there.

She moved to Spokane from Cle Elum, Wash., in 1983.

Mrs. Lantis was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Spokane 8th Ward and the American Association of Retired Persons.

Her husband, Wesley “Red” Lantis, preceded her in death.

Survivors include two sons, Hal Dennis of St. Maries and Gary Dennis of Sultan, Wash.; four daughters, Christine Bippes of Veradale, Darlene Miller of Naples, Idaho, and Ruth Vines and Gail Lesky, both of Greenacres; a brother, Lorenzo Badeau of Fort Atkinson, Wis.; 29 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials to Family Home Care, W312 Eighth, Spokane 99204 are preferred by the family.

Corwin Williams Spokane

Memorial service for Corwin A. Williams will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Open Door Congregational Church in Deer Park followed by a reception at the church social room.

Lauer Funeral Home in Deer Park is in charge of cremation and arrangements.

Mr. Williams, 72, died last Friday. Born in Howe, Idaho, he graduated from Deer Park High School in 1940.

He attended Eastern Washington University for two years before entering the Army Air Force. He served during World War II on Okinawa and Guam.

Mr. Williams drove truck for 35 years for Armour and also for Roundup Groceries.

He retired to 80 acres in Valley, Wash., until moving to Deer Park in 1990.

Survivors include his wife, Elsie Williams, at the home; a son, Robert Williams of Woodinville, Wash.; four daughters, Roselyn Smith of Colville, Wash., Connie Robinson of Mead, Patrice Williams of Spokane and Sheri Axel of Deer Park; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Betty Carpenter Spokane

Memorial service for Betty L. Carpenter, 61, was Thursday at Riplinger Funeral Home. Cremation preceded the service.

Mrs. Carpenter died Saturday from complications of a stroke. Born in Kellogg, she moved to the Spokane Valley 50 years ago.

She was a member and past president of the Spokane Valley Bicycle Club.

Her husband, Jack R. Carpenter, died in 1985. Survivors include two sons, Benson Carpenter and Daniel Carpenter, both of the Spokane Valley; a brother, Jack Hoffman of Deer Park; a half-brother and half-sister; four grandchildren; two nieces and one nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hutton Settlement.

Christina Ross Dysart Spokane

Memorial service for Christina Ross Dysart is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday at the Unitarian Church, W4340 Fort George Wright Drive.

Mrs. Dysart, 91, died Dec. 29. Born in Motherwell, Scotland, she came to Spokane with her family in 1921.

She worked for the Audubon Food Store during World War II and was a bookkeeper for the Superior Egg & Poultry Co. and also the Hutton Settlement.

Mrs. Dysart was a member of the United Nations Association and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. She was also a member of the Unitarian Church, Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane and the American Diabetes Association.

She married Charley Dysart in 1924. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Dysart of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., and Charles Dysart of Deer Park; a sister, Bella Karlsten of Upland, Calif.; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Alton Lee Port Charlotte, Fla.

Funeral Mass for Alton L. Lee, 69, a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, was celebrated Saturday in Florida.

Mr. Lee, a retired machinist superintendent, died Dec. 20.

Born in Whitefish, Mont., he lived in Spokane and Bayview, Idaho, for many years. He moved to Port Charlotte in 1990.

Survivors include his wife, Marie A. Lee, at the home; a son, Gary Lee of San Jose, Calif.; two daughters, Sharon Lundberg of Gold Bar, Wash., and Jennie Tevlin of Colfax, Wash.; two stepdaughters, Linda Flynn of Newman Lake and June Fortier of Bend, Ore.; two stepsons, Ron Campbell and Robert Campbell, both of Spokane; two sisters, Irma Chambers of Hobbs, N.M., and Carole Hall of Salado, Texas; a brother, Edwin of Carmel, Calif.; 20 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Wilma May Scott Mica

Service for Wilma May (Cleghorn) Scott is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Thornhill Valley Funeral Home followed by burial at Pines Cemetery.

Mrs. Scott, 72, died Tuesday. She was born in Del Rio, Wash., and graduated from high school in Cusick, Wash. She married Archie M. Scott in 1941 and they moved to Mica in 1947.

The Scotts owned and operated a grain and dairy farm. She was a member of the Mica Neighborhood Grange and the Nightcrawlers.

Survivors include her husband of 53 years; two sons, Dwain Scott and Douglas Scott, both of Mica; a daughter, Linda Koback of Mica; two brothers, Milton Cleghorn of Mead and Mark Cleghorn of Clarkston, Wash.; six grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Union Gospel Mission, E1224 Trent, Spokane 99202.

Warren Lawson Spokane

Memorial service for Warren T. Lawson, 66, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Riplinger Funeral Home followed by cremation.

Mr. Lawson, who died Wednesday, was born in Etowah, Tenn. He moved to Spokane 23 years ago.

He retired from the Air Force and later retired from the state of Washington.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Lawson, at the home; two daughters, Patricia Miller and Teresa Lawson, both of Spokane; four sons, Tommy Lawson, Ronald Lawson and Darren Lawson, all of Spokane, and Gary Lawson of Miles City, Mont.; two sisters, Kate Bain and Imo Derrick, both of Tennessee; and 10 grandchildren.

Berneta Sorensen Coeur d’Alene

No service is planned for Berneta F. Sorensen at her request.

English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Sorensen, 84, died Sunday. She was a lifetime resident of the Coeur d’Alene area.

Her first husband, Vernon Grove, died in 1950. Her second husband, Chad Sorensen, died in 1969.

Survivors include a stepson, Ivan Sorensen of Hayden, Idaho; a stepdaughter, Winifred Holm of Coeur d’Alene; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.


 
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