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Wed., March 1, 1995

James McCabe Spokane

Memorial service for James V. McCabe, 74, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home. Private inurnment is planned.

Mr. McCabe died Saturday.

He was born in Harlowton, Mont.

A resident of Spokane since 1946, he worked for the Spokane Police Department, was a postal worker and worked as a bartender at Casey’s Restaurant.

He was a World War II and Korean War Army veteran and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Mr. McCabe is survived by one son, James McCabe of Spokane; one stepson, Donald Pickard of Yakima; one daughter, Linda Balsz of Hesperia, Calif.; one sister, Patricia Schonder of Spokane; nine grandchildren; and his companion, Evelynne Ross of Spokane.

Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans Chapter 45.

Willis McCoy Emida, Idaho

No service for Willis R. McCoy, 56, will be held. Yates-Hodge Funeral Home in St. Maries is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. McCoy served in the Army and then moved to Emida and drove a logging truck for Diamond International and Bennett Lumber Co. He also drove for Baker Truck Lines.

He retired in 1980 due to illness.

He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans in Bonners Ferry, Idaho.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Joanne McCoy; one son, Willis McCoy III of Spokane; one stepson, Bud Sypher of Latah; three daughters, Alyce Higgens of Emida, Elizabeth Olsen of Spokane and Mary Jeneskins of Clarkston, Wash.; one stepdaughter, Laura Fosness of Vernal, Utah; one stepbrother, Bill-Joe Keylon of Springdale, Wash.; one sister, Donna Billings of Wellpinit, Wash.; 19 grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Idaho.

Charolett Clark Moses Lake

Graveside service for Charolett Clara Clark, 99, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Greenwood Memorial Terrace in Spokane. Kayser’s Chapel of Memories in Moses Lake is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Clark, a former Bonners Ferry, Idaho, and Spokane resident, died Monday.

She was born in Pelican Lake, Wis.

A homemaker, she lived in Spokane and Coulee City, Wash., for more then 30 years before moving to Moses Lake in 1988.

Her husband, Elmer Clark, died in 1954.

She is survived by one daughter, Virginia Temple of Gardnerville, Nev.; 10 grandchildren, 19 greatgrandchildren and one great-greatgrandson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Coulee City First Presbyterian Church Youth Program Memorial Fund, 214 North 4th Street, Coulee City, WA 99115.

Timothy Stow Juneau, Alaska

Memorial service for Timothy Alan Stow, 35, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home.

Mr. Stow, a former Spokane resident, died Feb. 18 in Alaska.

He was born in Columbus, Ohio.

Mr. Stow graduated from North Central High School in 1977 and worked as a cement mason and in construction.

He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Stow of Juneau; one daughter, Lynsey Stow at home; one sister, Susan Sandess of Sioux Falls, S.D.; and one brother, Craig Stow of California.

Delores Bennett Moyie Springs, Idaho

Service for Delores May Bennett, 69, is scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bonners Ferry, Idaho. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery in Bonners Ferry. Bonners Ferry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Bennett, a homemaker, died Thursday at home after an extended illness. She was born in Iron River, Wis.

She and her husband, Marvin Bennett, moved to Bonners Ferry in 1953 and to Moyie Springs in 1960.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years; two daughters, Audrey Tusing and Sheron Lockman, both of Bonners Ferry; one brother, Robert Nelson of Placerville, Calif.; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Suzanne Swingle Spokane

Memorial Mass for Suzanne M. “Sue” Swingle, 48, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Riplinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Swingle, a 20-year Spokane resident, died Friday.

She was born in Vanport, Ore.

She graduated from Camas (Wash.) High School in 1965 and from nursing school at Montana State University. She later taught nursing.

Mrs. Swingle is survived by her husband of 24 years, Richard Swingle; one daughter, Tamara Swingle, at home; her parents, Hollis and Marie Fleischman of Bothell, Wash.; two brothers, Rod Fleischman of California and David Fleischman of Singapore; and one sister, Mary Perry of Bothell.

She was a member of the Catholic church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Red Cross.

Walter Martin Spokane

Service for Walter E. Martin, 78, will be at noon today at Sunset Chapel at Fairmount Memorial Park. Burial will follow. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Martin, a lifetime Spokane resident, died Saturday.

He was a real estate agent for more than 40 years and was president and owner of House and Home Realtors. He was a founding member of the Spokane Multiple Listing Office and the Spokane Traders Club.

Mr. Martin was a member of the Spokane Country Club.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marie Martin; two daughters, Carolyn Wilson and Bonnie Costello, and one son, Terry Martin, all of Spokane; 10 grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Augusta Rawe Soap Lake, Wash.

Service for Augusta Rawe, 96, is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at Strate Funeral Home in Grand Coulee.

Mrs. Rawe died Sunday.

She was born in Ukraine and immigrated to the United States in 1913.

In 1933 she and her husband, Albert Rawe, moved to Grand Coulee, where they operated a grocery store out of a tent while constructing Rawe’s Hardware store nearby. They later operated a sawmill and planing mill.

Her husband died in 1975.

She is survived by two sons, William Rawe of Seattle and Richard Rawe of Soap Lake; one brother, Dave Rawe of Grand Coulee; four half-sisters, Mary Geisel of Dorena, Ore., Ida Edres of Seattle, and Betty Lacy and Leona Rauch, both of Grand Coulee; one granddaughter and one greatgranddaughter.

Lydia Gorton Graham, Wash.

Service for Lydia N. Gorton, 93, is planned for 2 p.m. Friday at the Pines Cemetery Mausoleum in Spokane. Powers Funeral Home of Puyallup, Wash., is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Gorton, a former longtime Spokane resident, died Monday in Puyallup, where she had lived about 12 years.

Born in Poland, she immigrated to Spokane in 1923 under the sponsorship of her brother.

She and her husband, Merl Gorton Sr., lived in Spokane before moving to a farm in the Valley in 1945.

Her husband died in 1963.

She was a member of Greenacres Christian Church, the Christian Women’s Fellowship and the World War II Widows Auxiliary.

Survivors include two sons, Merl Gorton of Graham, Wash., and Erwin Gorton of Kennewick; one daughter, Helen Smith of Clayton, Wash.; 14 grandchildren and 22 greatgrandchildren.

John Mott Spokane

Memorial service for John B. Mott, 71, will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home. Private burial is planned.

Mr. Mott, a retired Camp Chevrolet employee, died Sunday.

He was born in Centralia, Wash.

Mr. Mott had lived in Spokane for 42 years and worked in the new car service department at Camp Chevrolet for 32 years. He retired in 1986.

He was a World War II Navy veteran and was a member of American Legion Post 9.

He is survived by his wife, Doreene Mott; and one son, Trevor Mott of Seattle.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sacred Heart Kidney Center.

Brian Provolt Eagle River, Alaska

Service and burial for Joseph “Brian” Provolt, 28, will be held in Alaska.

Mr. Provolt, a former Spokane resident, died Friday of cancer.

He was born in Wichita Falls, Texas.

He moved to Spokane in 1977 and graduated from East Valley High School in 1985. He worked in Spokane at various jobs and moved to Anchorage, Alaska, in 1992.

He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Survivors include his parents, Dale and Sue Provolt of Eagle River; and three brothers, Richard, David and Scott Provolt.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Anchorage, 330 S. Arctic Blvd., Suite 105, Anchorage, AK 99503.

Dianna Downey Medical Lake

Memorial service for Dianna L. Downey, 54, will be at 10 a.m. today at the 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 Downey 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.

Mary Jeffers Spokane

Service for Mary T. (Pascuzzi) Jeffers, 68, is planned for 11 a.m. Thursday at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

Mrs. Jeffers, former owner of Lubins Fashions, died Sunday.

She was a lifetime Spokane resident.

She had worked at and later owned Lubins Fashions.

Her husband, Robert Jeffers, died in 1991.

She is survived by one daughter, Barbara Haws of Spokane; two brothers, Frank Pascuzzi and Sam Pascuzzi, both of Spokane; and three grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Rush Lanning Spokane

Service for Rush C. Lanning, 95, is planned for 2 p.m. today at HennesseySmith Funeral Home. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Park.

Mr. Lanning, who died Monday, was born Aurora, Iowa.

He was a resident of Spokane for 70 years and worked as an examiner with the Reconstruction Finance Corp. He later was a co-owner of Waverly (Wash.) Chemicals.

He retired in 1967.

Mr. Lanning was a member of the Brotherhood of Friends and the American Legion.

Survivors include his wife, Isabel Lanning; one daughter, Patricia Hines of Spokane; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Garry French Coeur d’Alene

Memorial service for Garry M. French, 56, is planned for 11 a.m. today at First Presbyterian Church of Coeur d’Alene. Yates Funeral Home of Coeur d’Alene is in charge of cremation.

Mr. French, who died Saturday, was born in Kalispell, Mont.

He graduated from Kalispell High School and from the University of Montana in 1961.

He began his career as a pharmacist in Spokane.

He moved to Coeur d’Alene in 1987 and married Ione Fretwell in 1992.

Mr. French was a member of the Panhandle Pharmacy Association.

He is survived by his wife; two sons, Todd French of New York and Jonathan French of Potlatch, Idaho; three daughters, Deborah Strong of San Diego, Jennifer French of Tacoma and Candace Jones of Rupert, Idaho; one stepson, Robin Bowman of Seattle; two stepdaughters, Renee’ Collins of Moscow, Idaho, and Edwina Arney of Lemoore, Calif.; two brothers, Marlin French of Denver and Roger French of Libby, Mont.; and eight grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to North Idaho Cancer Center through Kootenai Medical Center of Coeur d’Alene.

Wilma Moffatt Colbert

Memorial service for Wilma F. (Bateman) Moffatt, 77, is planned for 2 p.m. Satuarday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.

Mrs. Moffatt, who was born in Anaconda, Mont., died Feb. 16.

A homemaker, she moved to Spokane in 1918. She graduated from Rogers High School in 1935.

Mrs. Moffatt was a member of the Selkirk Ski Club.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Howard Moffatt; two daughters, Sheryl Andrakin of Mead and Lorna Rae Bruya of Pullman; one sister, Thelma Mellick of Liberty Lake; five grandchildren and one great-grandson.

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

Frank Phillips Spokane

No service will be held for Francis M. “Frank” Phillips, 68, at his request. Riplinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Phillips, who died Sunday, was a lifetime Spokane resident.

He had served in the Army during the Korean War and World War II. He later retired from the Army.

He is survived by his wife, Susan; two sons, Larry Phillips of Yakima and Cliff Phillips of Spokane; one stepson, William Weatherly of Eugene, Ore.; one brother, Wilson Phillips of Spokane; one sister, Ruth Newport of Spokane; and two granddaughters.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Frankie Lunders Coeur d’Alene

Frankie A. Lunders, 70, was remembered in a private family service after she died Sunday at home.

Mrs. Lunders was born in Union, N.M.

She worked at State Hospital North in Orofino before moving to Post Falls from Cottonwood, Idaho, in 1977.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Royal Neighbors in Post Falls.

Her husband, Herman Lunders, died in 1994.

She is survived by eight sons, Darryl Lunders of Coeur d’Alene, Kent Lunders and Tommy Schoening, both of Post Falls, Donnie Schoening of Gaithersburg, Md., Joe Schoening of Kamiah, Idaho, Jack Schoening of Salt Lake City, Peter Lunders of Las Vegas, Nev., and Darryn Lunders of Silverdale, Wash.; two daughters, Betty Smith of Coeur d’Alene and Jannie Lund of Barberville, Calif.; three sisters, one brother, 18 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Idaho, Coeur d’Alene.

Andrea Seatz Kellogg

Service for Andrea Maureen Seatz, 77, will be at 1 p.m. today at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Kellogg. Shoshone Funeral Service in Kellogg is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Seatz, who died Saturday at Shoshone Living Center, was a lifetime Kellogg resident.

She graduated from Kellogg High School in 1935 and from the University of Idaho in 1971.

She was a teacher at Osburn (Idaho) Elementary School and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the American Legion Auxiliary and the Episcopal Church.

She is survived by two sons, Frank Seatz of Osburn and David Seatz of Seattle; one daughter, Andrea Partington of Coeur d’Alene; one sister, Georgina Franklin of New Hampshire; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.


 
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