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Monday, June 17, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Obituaries

Duane Huellemann Priest River, Idaho

Service for Duane Paul “Pudge” Huellemann, 57, is set for 10:30 a.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Priest River Ward. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Priest River. ShermanKnapp Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Huellemann, who died Monday in Coeur d’Alene, was born in Wallace.

He had lived in Hayden Lake, Idaho, for 15 years where he retired in 1992 as postmaster. He then moved to Priest River and worked part time at Advanced Input Devices in Hayden Lake.

He served in the Navy and was a member of the Avondale Men’s Golf Club, the Hayden Lions Club and the Retired Postmaster Association.

Survivors include his wife, Dolores, at home; three daughters, Gail Bennett of Missoula, Connie Hollingsworth of Coeur d’Alene and Dana Huellemann of Billings, Mont.; two stepsons, Sean Calligan and Patrick Calligan, both of Spokane; his mother, Evelyn Huellemann of Coeur d’Alene; one sister, Janet Arthur of Pinehurst, Idaho; one brother, Ralph Huellemann of Post Falls; and five grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the North Idaho Cancer Center, 700 Ironwood Drive, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814 or to the Oncology Ward of Kootenai Medical Center, 2003 Lincoln Way, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

Marguerite Namen Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Service for Marguerite L. Namen, an avid gardener and homemaker, will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Yates Funeral Home, Coeur d’Alene. Burial will follow at Forest Cemetery, Coeur d’Alene.

Mrs. Namen, 88, died Tuesday at Kootenai Medical Center, Coeur d’Alene. She was born in Peach, Wash., and attended schools there.

She moved to Spokane in 1948 and to Coeur d’Alene in 1955.

Her husband died in 1979. Survivors include one son, Gary Guhlke of Davenport, Wash.; one daughter Dorothy Montague of Othello, Wash.; three brothers, Edwin Widener and Chester Widener, both of Spokane, and Ray Widener of El Cajon, Calif.; one sister, Jean Roby of Creston, Wash.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Joseph Largent Priest River, Idaho

Cremation service was held Feb. 24 for Joseph D. Largent, 59, of Priest River. He died Feb. 21 at Newport Hospital from an apparent heart attack. The family will hold a memorial service at a later date. Mr. Largent was born in Yakima and had lived in Priest River for three years. He worked in the lumber industry.

He is survived by two sons, Troy Largent of Seattle and Joey Largent; and one brother, John Largent of Wyoming.

Jessie Lanham Coeur d’Alene

Graveside service for Jessie Battson Lanham will begin at 2 p.m. today at Coeur d’Alene Memorial Gardens and Crematory. Yates Funeral Home, Coeur d’Alene Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Lanham died Monday at Kootenai Medical Center. She was born in Springfield, Miss.

She graduated from St. James High School in Missouri. She received her teaching certificate from St. James Normal School and taught in St. James, Mo.

In 1931 she and her husband, Frank Lanham, moved to Coeur d’Alene.

Mrs. Lanham was a member of the PEO, Chapter AG, a philanthropic and educational organization, for more than 50 years. She was also a member of the Art Study Club of Coeur d’Alene.

Her husband died in 1978. Survivors include a niece, Marian Earls of Rolla, Mo.; and a nephew, Bill Cowan of Rolla, Mo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Museum of North Idaho, 115 Northwest Blvd., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

Donald Andrews Spokane

Service for Donald R. Andrews, 64, is set for 4 p.m. Saturday at Hamblen Park Presbyterian Church. Private burial will follow. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-South is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Andrews, a Spokane resident since 1968, died Tuesday from cancer. He was born in Arvada, Colo.

He worked as a manager at Centennial Mills for 14 years and retired in 1993.

He was involved with Ham on Regal productions and the Boy Scouts. He had served in the Army.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Phyllis; two sons, Jeff Andrews of Spokane and Todd Andrews of Brentwood, Calif.; two daughters, Kris Seppa of Spokane and Kim Hinds of Puyallup, Wash.; four grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hamblen Park Presbyterian Church or Hospice of Spokane.

Frances Mau Coeur d’Alene

Service for Frances Edna Mau, 69, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Christ the King Lutheran Church, Coeur d’Alene. Burial will follow at Coeur d’Alene Forest Cemetery. English Funeral Chapel, Coeur d’Alene, is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Mau died Monday at home.

She was born in Cooley, Minn., and lived in Arcadia, Calif., for 25 years before moving to Pomona, Calif. She lived in Pomona for four years, then moved to Coeur d’Alene last April.

She had been a Realtor for 25 years and retired in 1975. She started her own realty firm in 1990.

Mrs. Frances was a member of several animal rights organizations.

Her husband, Roy May, died in 1990. Survivors include one daughter, Jeannette Stavish, Coeur d’Alene; two brothers, Richard Zilbert and Jerome Zilbert, both of Nine Mile Falls; one sister, Joy Seward of Costa Mesa, Calif.; and two grandchildren.

Daniel Vaughn Pateros, Wash.

Service for Daniel J. Vaughn, 86, will be at 10 a.m. today at Barnes Chapel in Brewster, Wash. Burial will follow at the Entiat (Wash.) Cemetery.

Mr. Vaughn, a former longtime Colville, Wash., resident, died Monday at Harmony House Health Center in Brewster. He was born in Ardenvoir, Wash., where he graduated from Sunnyslope High School.

He had worked as a chef in Colville and Winthrop, Wash., and in Idaho and had previously worked as a carpenter. He and his wife, Helen, moved to Pateros in 1974.

He was a member of the Pateros Grange and the Colville Eagles.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years; two sons, Dale and Carl Vaughn, both of Colville; two daughters, Shirley Reed of Jacksonville, Ala., and Helen Hardy of Bradenton, Fla.; one stepson, Hank Rogers of Twisp, Wash.; two stepdaughters, Eddoane Serfass and Marianne Burns, both of Coos Bay, Ore.; two brothers, Herbert Vaughn of California and Alfred Vaughn of Seattle; 13 grandchildren, 19 greatgrandchildren; and his former wife, Evelyn Vaughn of Colville.

Harold Schierman Spokane

Graveside service for Harold Schierman, 74, was held Feb. 24.

Mr. Schierman, a 52-year Spokane resident, died Feb. 20.

He was born in Endicott, Wash., and worked for Kaiser Aluminum for 44 years before retiring in 1986.

He was a member of the Eagles Aerie 2 and the Steelworkers Union.

He is survived by his wife, Eugenia Schierman; one stepdaughter, Christine Coburn of Simi Valley, Calif.; four sisters, Pauline Olson of Anaheim, Calif., Esther Zurbrugg and Ruth Jolgen, both of Spokane, and Rile Zeiner of Bonners Ferry, Idaho; and two grandsons.

Floy Riblett Spokane

Memorial Services for Floy Elvin Riblett, 82, will be held at a later date. The Cremation Society of Washington is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Riblett, a Rockwood Manor resident, died Tuesday. He was born in Oberlin, Kan., and attended Kansas Wesleyan University.

He had lived in Spokane for the past 60 years and had worked for United Buckingham for 24 years before retiring in 1970.

He was a member of the Teamsters Union and Liberty Park United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Letha (Kathka) Riblett; two daughters, Marlene Riblett and Allis Saint, both of Spokane; three sisters, Elva Leisure and Verla Fields, both of Coquille, Ore., and Helen Hartley of Lake Stevens, Wash.; and two grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Park United Methodist Church.

Howard Lawson Spokane

Private cremation service was held for Howard D. Lawson, 54.

Mr. Lawson, who died Tuesday, was born in Dodge City, Kan.

He worked at Hanford in construction and moved to Spokane 12 years ago.

He served in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1474.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon; two sons, Kile and Michael Lawson, both at home; one stepson, Ronald Holmes of Spokane; one brother, Marvin Lawson of Jacksonville, N.C.; and three sisters, Rosalie Wood of Mead, Doris Jean Collins of Bayview, Idaho, and Retha Wheeler of Spokane.

Helen Mullins Colville, Wash.

Service for Helen E. Mullins, 71, is planned for 11 a.m. today at Danekas Funeral Chapel in Colville. Graveside service will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Colville.

Mrs. Mullins, who was born in Middleport, Wash., died Tuesday.

She was a longtime Colville resident and had worked at Smith’s Hotel and at the Polka Dot Market, both in Colville.

She served in World War II in the W.A.V.E.S. (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) and was member of the Colville Free Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Ronald Mullins.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Free Methodist Church Memorial Fund.

Mary Nedds Spokane

Service for Mary E. Nedds, 95, is slated for 1 p.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church of Sandpoint. Interment will be at Pinecrest Memorial Park, Sandpoint. Coffelt Funeral Service, Sandpoint, is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Nedds, 95, died Tuesday at a Spokane nursing home. She was born in Ashley, Pa.

She moved to Sandpoint in 1908 and attended Bonner County schools. She was a member of the Sandpoint United Methodist Church, the Women’s Circle, the American Legion Auxiliary, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, the Bonner General Hospital Auxiliary and the Parent Teacher Association. She also served for many years on the Bonner County Election Board. She moved to Spokane in 1983.

Her husband, Franklin Nedds, died in 1975. Survivors include two sons, Edwin Setturland of Yakima and Ralph Sletager of Sandpoint; three daughters, Sharon Nelson, Shannon Reeves and Franlynn Keppler, all of Spokane; 21 grandchildren, 40 greatgrandchildren and eight great-greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to United Methodist Church, 206 Lincoln, Sandpoint, ID 83864.

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