January 9, 1995 in Features

Obituaries

 

Brent Clark Spokane

Service for Brent D. Clark, retired Air Force master sergeant, will be at 3 p.m. today at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home North. Cremation preceded the service.

Mr. Clark, 50, died Wednesday. Born in Rexburg, Idaho, he graduated from Rexburg High School in 1962.

After graduation he enlisted in the Air Force and served during the Vietnam War.

He was stationed at Fairchild Air Force Base in 1965 and was assigned again to Fairchild in 1977. He remained there until his retirement in 1985.

He began working as a security police for the Veterans Administration Hospital in 1986 and was working there at the time of his death.

Mr. Clark was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hillyard Post No. 1474 and the Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 45.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathleen Burke of Montgomery, Ala.; a stepdaughter, Kimberly Schroeter of Kent, Wash.; his parents, Jim and Ruth Clark of Marsing, Idaho; two sisters, Mary and Margaret; and three grandchildren.

Sister Mary Ina, SNJM Spokane

Funeral Mass for Sister Mary Ina, SNJM, (Hazel Pritchard), 99, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at the Convent of the Holy Names, W2911 Fort Wright Drive.

Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sister Mary Ina, who died Friday, was born in Green Bay, Wis. She attended Sacred Heart Academy in Missoula and Holy Names Normal School in Spokane before entering the Holy Names Novitiate in Marylhurst, Ore., in 1915.

She was director of numerous school pageants and received a bachelors degree from Marylhurst College.

She served in various capacities at Holy Names Academy in Seattle, St. Mary’s Academy in Portland and Convent of the Holy Names in Marylhurst.

She retired in 1962 to Holy Rosary Convent in Edmonds, Wash., before coming to Convent of the Holy Names.

Survivors include one nephew.

Ann Westensee Spokane

A private family service will be held for Ann L. Westensee.

Mrs. Westensee, 49, died Friday. She was born in Missoula, Mont., and was raised in Grass Valley. She graduated from Sentinel High School and moved to Spokane in 1963.

Survivors include her husband of 30 years, John Westensee, at the home; two daughters, Cynthia Riggs and Shannon Martin, both of Spokane; a stepson, Jeff Westensee of Spokane; a brother, William Sullivan of Spokane; a sister, Joan Lajoie of Missoula, Mont.; and one grandson.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to Cancer Patient Care, N1010 Atlantic, Spokane, Wash., 99201.

Robert Kinzel Post Falls

Service for Robert William Kinzel, 58, is planned for 11 a.m. today at the English Funeral Chapel in Post Falls followed by burial at the Pinegrove Cemetery in Rathdrum, Idaho.

Mr. Kinzel died Thursday. Born in Spokane, he moved to Hauser Lake with his family when he was in the seventh grade.

He moved to Bellingham 29 years ago where he worked as a maintenance mechanic for Georgia Pacific Corp.

Mr. Kinzel retired two years ago and return to Post Falls.

He married Marlene Joyce Myers in 1955.

Survivors include his wife, at the home; four sons, Victor Kinzel of Newport, Ore., Mark Kinzel of Post Falls, Roger Kinzel of Seattle and Barry Kinzel of Spokane; and two grandchildren.

Janet Dolan Spokane

Funeral Mass for Janet S. Dolan, 64, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at St. Aloysius Catholic Church followed by burial at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Dolan, a lifetime Spokane resident, died Wednesday.

Her husband, John A. Dolan Jr., died in 1992.

She was a homemaker and a member of St. Thomas More Parish.

Survivors include a son, John Dolan III of Spokane; two daughters, Diane Dolan of Kennewick, Wash., and Janet Behrens of Spokane; two brothers, George Morrison and Brad Morrison, both of Spokane; a sister, Jerri Alarie of Anchorage, Alaska; and four grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Evergreen Club, E2101 Sprague, Spokane, Wash., 99202.

Alene Lawson Spokane

Memorial service for Alene K. Lawson, 84, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home North. Cremation preceded the service.

Mrs. Lawson, who died Thursday, was born in Craig County, Okla. She attended high school in Altamont, Kan., and a business college in Tulsa, Okla.

She taught school for one year in a one-room school house in Craig County.

Mrs. Lawson moved to Wenatchee in 1934 where she worked as an elementary school secretary for 15 years.

She moved to Spokane in 1957 and was the school secretary at Madison Grade School for 16 years, retiring in 1972.

Mrs. Lawson was a member of the Spokane T.O.P.S. Club.

Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Cecil L. Lawson, at the home; a daughter, Connie Butterfield of Ferndale, Calif.; a sister, Ruby Anthon of Concord, Calif.; and a brother, Dennis Kastler of North Platte, Neb.

Rosa McFarland Spokane

Memorial service for Rosa M. McFarland, 97, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Lidgerwood Evangelical Church. Private burial will be at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Ball and Dodd Funeral Home North is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. McFarland, who died Thursday, was born in Elmore, Minn. She moved to Waverly, Wash., and graduated from Waverly High School in 1916.

She attended Cheney Normal School where she received her credentials for teaching.

Mrs. McFarland taught for two years in a one-room school house at Liberty School near Palouse, Wash.

She moved Spokane in 1936 and assisted her husband, Archie L. McFarland, in the ownership and operation of several grocery stores.

Mrs. McFarland was a 55-year member of the Lidgerwood Evangelical Church.

Mr. McFarland, her husband of 40 years, died in 1960.

Survivors include two daughters, Betty Cropp and Luella Lundberg, both of Spokane; a son, Arlo McFarland of Spokane; 16 grandchildren, 29 greatgrandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to the Lidgerwood Evangelical Church, Spokane.

Russell Parish Spokane

Service for Russell P. Parish, 71, will be at 11 a.m. today at the Holy Cross Cemetery Chapel.

Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Parish died Tuesday. Born in Plainview, Texas, he moved to Spokane more than 40 years ago.

He served in the Marine Corps during World War II and worked as a machinist for Anderson Manufacturing.

Mr. Parish was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1435.

His wife, Norma Jean Parish, died in 1972.

Survivors include three sons, David Parish of Spokane, Ed Parish of Kirkland, Wash., and Richard Parish of Seattle; three daughters, Barbara Harker of Mount Vernon, Wash., Patty Walker of Spokane, and Joanne of Texas; three brother, John Parish of Andrews, Texas, and Fred Parish and Gene Parish, both of Texas; nine grandchildren and one greatgrandchild.

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