June 10, 1995 in City

Obituaries

 

James Round Tekoa, Wash.

No service will be held for James Carney Round, 84, at his request. Urn burial will be at Goldenrod Cemetery at Tekoa. Kramer Funeral Home of Tekoa is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Round, who was born in Oakesdale, Wash., died Tuesday at Tekoa Retirement Apartments.

He graduated from Tekoa High School.

He and his wife, Nellie, lived in Seattle for a few years after they were married. In 1935 they returned to Tekoa, where they farmed south of town.

In 1955 they moved into Tekoa, and he worked for Standard Oil Co. He later worked for Shell Oil Co. and the Tekoa Grange Supply before retiring in 1973.

His wife died in 1983.

Mr. Round was a member of the Oakesdale Grange and was one of the original members of the Slippery Gulch Players.

He is survived by his companion, Pearl Farrell; one son, Jim Round of Spokane; two daughters, Nancy Storms of Hermiston, Ore., and Janice Fulks of Spokane; seven grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Home Health and Hospice of Southeastern Washington, 102 W. Main, Pullman, WA 99163.

Helen Vaughan Spokane

Service for Helen G. Vaughan, 86, will be at noon today at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home.

Mrs. Vaughan, a 46-year Spokane resident, died Tuesday.

She was born in Connell, Wash., and graduated from Ellensburg Normal School. She taught in rural schools in Eastern Montana.

She and her husband, George Vaughan, founded Vaughan Manufacturing in 1949.

She later was a substitute teacher in Spokane School District 81 elementary schools and finished her career at Harding Elementary in Coeur d’Alene.

Mrs. Vaughan was a member of Fourth Memorial Church.

Her husband died in 1987.

She is survived by one daughter, Kay Harms of Spokane; one son, Donald Vaughan of Charlo, Mont.; two sisters, Frances Hoskins of Connecticut and Alice Smuntan of Lacey, Wash.; two brothers, Milton Holloway of Bickleton, Wash., and Paul Holloway of Tacoma; one granddaughter, one grandson, two great-granddaughters and one great-grandson.

Hilda Whitney Loon Lake, Wash.

Service for Hilda Whitney, 82, is planned for 3 p.m. today at Schanzenbach Funeral Home in Chewelah, Wash. Burial will follow at Springdale (Wash.) Cemetery.

Mrs. Whitney, who died Tuesday, was born in Czar, Alberta.

She moved to Loon Lake 52 years ago from Springdale. She had worked in a sawmill and helped build her own home.

She is survived by two sons, Fred Whitney of Ford, Wash., and Donald Lewis of Kent, Wash.; four daughters, Francis Lewis, Betty Jean and Ruthie Leliefeld, and Helen Robbins, all of Loon Lake; five brothers, Wayne Matherly of Loon Lake, John and Bill Matherly, both of Springdale, Gene Matherly of Kelowna, British Columbia, and Frank Matherly of Alturas, Calif.; two sisters, Alyce Summers of Mead and Maxine Griffin of Spokane; 17 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

Marguerite James Spokane

Memorial service for Marguerite Theresa (Myers) James, 82, is planned for 1 p.m. today at First Church of the Open Bible, where she was a member.

Mrs. James, a lifetime Spokane resident, died Monday at St. Brendan’s Continuing Care Center.

She graduated from Lewis and Clark High School and Cheney Normal School. She taught in a one-room schoolhouse near Odessa, Wash., during the 1930s.

Mrs. James, a pianist, accompanied the Spokane Junior Symphony as a teenager and the church choir as an adult.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Dayl James; two daughters, Bev Sturdevant and Sharon Gurley, both of Spokane; one sister, Evelyn Colwell of Ephrata, Wash.; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Church of the Open Bible Building Fund.

Robert Striegel Davenport, Wash.

Memorial service for Robert Edward Striegel, 88, is set for 10 a.m. today at Strate Funeral Home in Davenport.

Mr. Striegel, a lifelong resident of Lincoln County, Wash., died June 2.

He had grown up in Creston, Wash., where he was a wheat farmer. He moved to Davenport in 1950 and worked for the city of Davenport until his retirement in 1972. He graduated from Creston High School.

He was a member of the Davenport Grange and the Washington Grain Growers Association.

His wife, Marie, preceded him in death in 1975.

He is survived by one son, Bill Striegel of Bellevue, Wash.; two grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Naoma Keefe Cheney

Memorial service for Naoma J. Keefe, 53, is set for 7 p.m. today at Cheney Funeral Chapel.

Mrs. Keefe, a 13-year Cheney resident died Tuesday.

She and her husband, James Keefe, owned the Lighting Lawnmower shop in Cheney.

She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.

Her husband died in April.

She is survived by three daughters, Gloria Hilton of Sherwood, Ore., Cherie LaRoque of Eugene, Ore., and Nancy Christensen of Portland; her father, James Kolowinski Sr. of Shelton, Wash.; one brother, James Kolowinski Jr. of Olympia; two sisters, Ramona Pfaff of Colfax, Wash., and Karen Jaeger of Othello, Wash.; and four grandchildren.

Roy Hemphill Spokane

A private gathering will be held at the family home for Roy Hemphill today. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Hemphill, 88, died Wednesday.

He was born in Lewiston and had worked in the mining business in Mullan, Idaho, for 16 years. He was also an engineer in the meat-packing industry for 11 years.

He lived in Spokane for 53 years and was a member of the Audubon Park Masonic Lodge.

His wife, Viola, died in 1974.

He is survived by two daughters, Lora Carswell of Port Angeles, Wash., and Joan Fager of Seattle; one brother, Bill Hemphill of Roseburg, Ore.; four grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren.

Lester Peuck Spokane

Service for Lester M. Peuck, 79, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Riplinger Funeral Home with burial at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mr. Peuck, who was born in Cheney, died Wednesday.

He graduated from Cheney High School and Kinman Business University.

He was a retired self-employed certified public accountant and had served in the Marine Corps during World War II.

Mr. Peuck was a volunteer with the Service Corps of Retired Executives.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Leona; two daughters, Karen Denning of Santee, Calif., and Karla Barrington of Spokane; one sister, Eleanor Carlon of Selah, Wash.; and six grandchildren.

Willard Sharpe Indian Wells, Calif.

Memorial service for Willard J. Sharpe, 69, is set for 11 a.m. Monday at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home. Burial was held Thursday in California.

Mr. Sharpe, who was born in Deer Park, died Monday in Indian Wells, where he had lived for 15 years.

He served in the Air Force from 1944 until 1946 as a bombardier. He owned and flew several airplanes.

He graduated form Gonzaga Law School and became a lawyer in 1951. He was a Spokane County deputy prosecuting attorney from 1951 to 1953 and later served as chief civil deputy.

Mr. Sharpe began private law practice in 1953 with Robert Twigg. He formed Sharpe, Ganz and Henderson in 1979 and then in 1981 joined Evans, Craven and Lackie, with which he continued to work even after moving to California.

He is survived by his wife, Tod Sharpe of Indian Wells; three daughters, Susan Harris of Seattle, Stevie Hann of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Darcee Strausborg of Eugene, Ore.; three sons, Christopher Sharpe of Seattle, and William and Stephen Sharpe, both of Spokane; one sister, Cheryl Vincelet of Spokane; eight grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army or Gonzaga University.

Dorothy Wagner Spokane

No service will be held for Dorothy L. Wagner, at her request. Thornhill Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Wagner, who died May 28, was born in Wallace. She had lived in Sandpoint for 55 years and recently moved to Spokane.

She worked in restaurants.

Her husband, Clay Wagner Sr., died in 1968.

She is survived by two daughters, Shirley Aton of Whittier, Calif., and Sandra Laturner of Federal Way, Wash.; one son, Clay Wagner, Jr. of Priest River, Idaho; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Leland ‘Rocky’ Lane Spokane

No service will be held for Leland C. “Rocky” Lane, 54. Thornhill Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Lane, a 10-year Spokane resident, died June 1.

He was born in Oregon and worked for Burlington Northern Railroad for 25 years. He had served in the Army.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; one daughter, Andrea Asher of Spokane; one son, Tony Asher of Elgin, Ill.; his mother, Mildred Lane of Crescent, Ore.; one brother, Allen Lane of Crescent; and one sister, Effie Rosenthal of The Dalles, Ore.

Evelyn Stowers Spokane

Private grave dedication for Evelyn Stowers, 83, will be held. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Stowers, who died Thursday, was born in Blackfoot, Idaho.

A 48-year resident of Spokane, Mrs. Stowers was a member of the Spokane 2nd Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

She served two full-time missions for the church and was involved in constructing the church building at the corner of Indiana and Post.

She is survived by her husband, Alvin Stowers; two daughters, Sandra Kimbrough and Judy Emerson; two sons, Mikel Reuter and Dennis Stowers; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Bill Schadewitz Spokane

No service will be held for Bill Schadewitz, 32.

There will be a gathering on Mount Spokane today. Thornhill Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Schadewitz died Tuesday of lung cancer.

A truck driver, he was born in Spokane and graduated from East Valley High School in 1981.

He is survived by his father, Jim of Idaho; his mother, Marianne Ford of Spokane; one daughter, Tanya of Spokane; one brother, Mike “Mick” Mickelson of Spokane; one sister, Pam Mickelson of Alaska; and his grandparents, Harold and Helen King.

Martin Kiessig Clarkston, Wash.

Memorial service for Martin Bruno Kiessig, 75, will be at 11 a.m. today at First Presbyterian Church in Clarkston. Merchant Funeral Home in Clarkston is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Kiessig, a former Spokane resident, died Tuesday at Sacred Heart Medical Center.

He was born in Spokane and graduated from Lewis and Clark High School in 1939.

He moved to Tacoma and served in the Navy from 1941 until 1945.

Mr. Kiessig returned to Lewiston and operated automotive machine shops in Lewiston, Pullman and Orofino, Idaho. He worked for the Camas Prairie and Union Pacific Railroad for more than 35 years.

He was a member of the Lions Club and First Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia; one son, Curt Kiessig of Olympia; two daughters, Elena Dittmer of Portland and Karen Kiessig of Boise; one sister Lena Kiessig of Spokane; one brother Otto Kiessig of Camarillo, Calif.; and one granddaughter.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church in Clarkston or the American Heart Association.

Eugene Kruger Rocklyn, Wash.

Service for Eugene Kruger, 78, was Thursday at Davenport (Wash.) Assembly of God Church. Burial was at the Rocklyn Cemetery.

Mr. Kruger, a lifetime Rocklyn resident, died last Saturday.

He was a wheat farmer, cattle rancher and charter member of the Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship International.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Joann Kruger; four sons, Wendell Kruger of Othello, Wash., Mark Kruger of Renton, Wash., Barry Kruger of Harrington, Wash., and Kim Kruger of Elma, Wash.; two daughters, Janice Kruger, at home, and Kandace Proctor of Davenport; one foster son, Ricardo Quintana of Marysville, Wash.; one sister, Esther Reinbold of Davenport; and 15 grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship in Wilbur, Wash.

, DataTimes


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