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THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 1995

Audrey Price Bonners Ferry, Idaho

Service for Audrey Jean Price, 66, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Bonners Ferry Funeral Home Chapel.

Mrs. Price was born in Oxford, England. She received her education in the same school her father attended in the early 1900s.

She married William Price in 1952 and immigrated to the United States in 1954. She made different parts of the world her home before moving to Bonners Ferry in 1965.

Her joy in life came from making a home for her husband and children and later greeting her grandchildren and great-granddaughter. Her favorite pastime was knitting.

Survivors include one son, Michael Price of Bonners Ferry; seven daughters, Kathryn Behrman, Cheryl Kellogg and Robyn Fodge, all of Moyie Springs, Idaho, Karen Fairchild of Bonners Ferry, Jeannette Parish of Northport, Wash., and Susan Atchley and Chris Ymer, both of Spokane; two sisters, Dorothy Jackson of Oxford and Valerie Vinson of Austin, Texas; 18 grandchildren and one greatgrandchild.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Hospice of Boundary County, Box 325, Bonners Ferry, ID 83806.

Nina Thomas Spokane

Visitation for Nina Evelyn Thomas, 79, was will be today from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Thornhill Valley Funeral Home. Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Veradale United Church of Christ. Burial will be at Pines Cemetery.

Mrs. Thomas, who was born in Redlands, Calif., died Sunday.

She was a 48 year resident of Spokane. She had been a floral designer for 18 years at Appleway Florist.

She was a member of Valley Women of Rotary and Veradale United Church of Christ.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Eldon; two daughters, Janet Barter of Spokane and Joyce Sodorff of Elk River, Idaho; three sisters, Roberta Graham and Doris Severence, both of Yakima, and Gladys Rex of Lafayette, Ind.; three brothers Floyde Monroe of Wenatchee., Charles Monroe of Sunnyside, Wash., and Chet Monroe of Ellensburg; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Contributions may be given to the church in her honor.

Margaret Brasch Spokane

Funeral Mass for Margaret Amelia Brasch, 64, will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Brasch, who was born in Waukegan, Ill., died Sunday.

In 1952 she graduated from St. Francis School of Nursing with honors. She then served as head nurse at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center Psychiatric Hospital. In 1954 she moved with her husband to Spokane, where she was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, Dr. Joseph Brasch of Spokane; four sons, Joseph, Thomas and James Brasch, all of Spokane, and Robert Brasch of Albany, N.Y.; two daughters, Margaret Elmore and Karen Brasch of Spokane; one brother, Carl Rieger of St. Clair Shores, Mich.; one sister, Rosemary Marshall of LaMirada, Calif.; and nine grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Thomas More Catholic Church.

Harold Rhodes Coeur d’Alene

Memorial service for Harold M. Rhodes, 81, will be at 4 p.m. today at the English Funeral Chapel, Coeur d’Alene.

Mr. Rhodes died Monday at Kootenai Medical Center.

He was born in Winterset, Iowa, and moved with his parents to North Idaho in 1918. He married Wacele Wooster in 1937.

For 39 years he served as the fixedbase operator of North Idaho Aviation and also was the Coeur d’Alene Airport manager. He retired in 1988.

He was the past president of the Coeur d’Alene Eagles Lodge and was involved with North Idaho Air Search and Rescue. He enjoyed flying, hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Wacele, at home; two daughters, Lora Krauss of Spokane and Lila Rhodes of Seattle; one sister, Gladys Leavitt of Kennewick; and two grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Coeur d’Alene Eagles Lodge.

Hazelle ‘Hope’ Crosby-Frick Spokane

Graveside service for Hazelle “Hope” Crosby-Frick, 74, will be at 11 a.m. today at Greenwood Memorial Terrace Cemetery. Riplinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Crosby-Frick, who was born in Spokane, died Sunday.

She had been a member of the Eagles Auxiliary 2.

Mrs. Crosby-Frick was preceded in death by her first husband, William Crosby, in 1981, and second husband, Eugene Frick, in 1993.

She is survived by two daughters, Laura Wahl of Spokane and Mary Floyd of Kennewick; one brother, Ben Bradley, and one sister, Gail Bland, both of the Seattle area; four grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren.

Floyd Cailteux Spokane

Rosary for Floyd E. Cailteux, 82, was Wednesday. Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Thornhill-Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Cailteux, a 60-year resident of Spokane, died Monday.

He had worked as a brick mason for Kaiser Aluminum.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Thais.

He is survived by two daughters Marlene Duncan and Sherrill Gardner; one sister, Lillian Marie Westphal; one brother, Lowell Striegel; six grandchildren and 12 greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane.

Elvi ‘Elva’ Torbert Vancouver, Wash.

Memorial service for Elvi “Elva” HellenTorbert, 90, will be today at 2 p.m. at Evergreen Staples Funeral Chapel in Vancouver. Burial will be at Pines Cemetery in Spokane. Evergreen Staples Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Torbert, who was born in Granite Falls, Wash., died Monday.

She had lived in Spokane from 1942-1976, and was a homemaker. She then moved to Vancouver.

She was a member of the Congregational Church.

Her husband, William, preceded her in death in 1975.

Survivors include one son, Gordon Torbert of Vancouver, Wash.; and 2 grandchildren.

Thomas Williams St. John, Wash.

Service for Thomas Samuel Williams, 94, is set for 11 a.m. Friday at the St. John United Methodist Church. Graveside service will be at the St. John Cemetery. Bruning Funeral Home in Colfax is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Williams, who was born in Parnell, Mo., died Saturday.

He was a director of the St. John Grain Growers from 1961 to 1970, a member of the St. John school board in the 1940s, former mayor of St. John, a director of the Lamont Bank of St. John, and a member of the St. John Community Club.

Mr. Williams was a member of the Masonic Order Coin Lodge 132 of St. John; Golden Link Chapter 121, Order of Eastern Star; the El Katif Shrine Temple in Spokane; Royal Arch Masons; Colfax Commandery 15; Pullman Chapter 31, St. Raphael Conclave, Order of the Red Cross of Constantine; and the Wheatland Grange.

Survivors include his wife, Hazel; one daughter, Connie J. Robertson of St. John; three grandchildren and five great-granddaughters.

Memorials to the St. John Golf and Country Club or the St. John United Methodist Church.

Francis Richardson Spokane

Service for Francis M. Richardson, 93, is set for 1 p.m. Friday at the Riplinger Funeral Home. Private burial will follow at Greenwood Memorial Terrace Cemetery.

Mr. Richardson, who was born in Colfax, Wash., died Sunday.

He had lived in Spokane for more than 70 years.

He retired from Darigold Dairy, where he worked as a loader.

He was a member of Masonic Lodge 34, York Lodge 234, the Eastern Washington Lodge of Research, the Masonic Fraternity, Scottish Rite, the Royal Arch (York Rite), the Order Of Eastern Star, the Red Cross of Constantine, the Royal Order of Scotland, and was an honorary member of twelve Masonic lodges.

He is survived by his son, Richard Richardson of Spokane; two grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Scottish Rite Center for Childhood Language Disorders.

Vernon Stum Spokane

Memorial service for Vernon L. Stum, 73, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home.

Mr. Stum, who was born in Ferdinand, Idaho, died Monday.

He had been a resident of Spokane for 50 years.

Mr. Stum was retired from Carpenters Union Local 98. A World War II veteran, he had been a member of Veterans of Foreign War Post 51 and Spokane Chapter 45 of the Disabled American Veterans.

He is survived by one son, Dustin Stum, three brothers, Ed Stum, James Conrad and Robert Conrad, and one sister, Goldie Wilkes, all of Spokane; and numerous grandchildren.

Memorials may be given to the American Lung Association.

Felix Grimmett Cheney

Graveside service for Felix John Grimmett, 87, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Spokane Memorial Gardens. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Grimmett, who was born in Galena, Miss., died Sunday.

He was a 50-year resident of the area and had worked for Materne Bros. Construction for more than 30 years, retiring in 1972.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Mayna Grimmett, of Cheney; three daughters, Vivian Carpine of Cheney, Bonnie Balam of Spokane, and Trena McNeil of Oldtown, Idaho; three sons, Bob Grimmett of Cusick, Wash., and Gary and Kenneth Grimmett, both of Cheney; 20 grandchildren, 35 greatgrandchildren and 1 great-greatgrandchild.

The family suggests memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Herbert Heinzman Ritzville, Wash.

Service for retired Navy Chief Warrant Officer Herbert S. Heinzman, 85, will be at 10 a.m. on Friday at Danekas Funeral Home in Ritzville. Private burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Spokane.

He was born in El Dorado, Kan., and died Monday.

Mr. Heinzman, a Pearl Harbor veteran, joined the Navy in 1933, and his vessel was attacked in Pearl Harbor. Mr. Heinzman was discharged in 1956.

He moved to Spokane in 1983 from California and relocated to Ritzville in 1991.

Mr. Heinzman was a member of Alamo Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite in Oakland, Calif.

Survivors include one daughter, Kathryn Becker, of Ritzville; one son, John Heinzman of Redding, Calif.; one brother, W.J. Heinzman of Pueblo, Colo.; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Joseph O’Roarke Spokane

Memorial service for Joseph B. O’Roarke, 77, was Wednesday. Private cremation was held.

Mr. O’Roarke, who was born in St Paul, Minn., died Saturday.

He had worked as a manager in the medical industry.

A 26-year Spokane resident, he had been a member of the Spokane Country Club.

He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Stevie O’Roarke of Spokane; one son Tom O’Roarke of Las Vegas, Nev.; one stepson, Cress Carter of Carlsbad, Calif.; one daughter, Andrea McCullough of Kirkland, Wash.; two stepdaughters, Terry Brown and Vicki Carter, both of Spokane; one brother, John O’Roarke of St. Paul; one sister, Margaret Lekich of St. Paul; eight grandchildren and one greatgrandchild.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Bernie Anderson Kettle Falls, Wash.

Memorial service for Bernie E. Anderson, 43, is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at the Danekas Funeral Chapel in Colville, Wash.

Mr. Anderson, who was born in Colville died May 22.

He had operated the Colville Hotel, Bernie’s Restaurant, and Shells and Curiosities in Dunedin, Fla.

He is survived by one daughter, Hope Marie Anderson and one son, Eric Anderson, both of Colville; one sister, Janice LaGasse of Spokane; and his parents, Ernie and Enes Anderson of Kettle Falls.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children.

James ‘Denis’ Moore III Spokane

Memorial service for James “Denis” Moore, 50, is set for 2 p.m. Sunday at Redeemer Lutheran Church. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-South is in charge of cremation.

Mr. Moore, who was born in Berkeley, Calif., died Saturday.

He graduated from the University of Southern California.

He played football for the Detroit Lions as a defensive tackle for five years and briefly played for the Philadelphia Eagles as well. He moved to Spokane in 1974 and had worked for Robert Goebel General Contractor.

He was a member of the Laborers International Union Local 238 and the National Football League Alumni Association.

He is survived by his wife, Christine Moore; two daughters, Kelly Moore of Monterey, Calif., and Felice Moore of Spokane; three sons, J.D. Moore of Mill Valley, Calif., Nick Moore of Arcata, Calif., and Tim Moore of Spokane; one stepson, Jesse Hiatt of Spokane; two brothers, Patrick Moore of Concord, Calif., and Tim Moore of Los Angeles; and three sisters, Sheila Lund of Roseburg, Ore., Margaret DeLa Cruz of San Leandro, Calif., and Deirdre King of Squaw Valley, Calif.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Nature Conservancy, 1815 N. Lynn St., Arlington, VA 22209.

Roy Faulkenberry Spokane

No service will be held for Roy Faulkenberry, 95, at his request. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-South is in charge of cremation.

Mr. Faulkenberry, who was born in Oregon, died Friday.

He had lived in Spokane since 1936 and had worked in the drapery department of The Bon Marche before retiring in 1962.

Vera Boorman Spokane

Service for Vera Boorman, 80, was Tuesday at Skyline Memorial Funeral Home in Portland. Burial was at Skyline Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Boorman, who was born in Creston, Wash., died last Thursday.

She had lived in Spokane for 10 years.

Mrs. Boorman had been president of the American Business Women’s Association and was a member of Pythian Order of the Eastern Star in Medical Lake, American Legion Auxiliary 196 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 51.

She is survived by one son, Melvin Freauff, Oregon City, Ore.; three daughters, Zelma Heyer of Medical Lake, Marlene Jali of Florence, Ore., and Susan Nelson of Portland; three brothers, Lloyd, Ullyses and Wesley Stout, all of Oregon; two sisters, Mildred Bodine of Oregon and Mabel Knapp of Seattle; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane.

, DataTimes


 
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