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Wednesday, June 26, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Obituaries

James Warn Spokane

Memorial service for James L. Warn, 76, is set for noon today at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Private burial will precede at Fairmount Memorial Park Cemetery. Riplinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Warn, a 45-year Spokane resident, died Tuesday. He was born in Rapid City, S.D.

He was a mechanic for mobile home sales.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; two sons, Robert and Steven Warn, both of Spokane; four daughters, Mary Lux of Davenport, Wash., and Linda Moore, Patricia Braswell and Michelle Thomas, all of Spokane; two brothers, Vincent Warn of Virginia and Edward Warn of Custer, S.D.; four sisters, Ellen Berger of Portland, Agnes Westin of Rapid City, Mary Lou Risko of Detroit, and Joanne Westphal of Michigan City, Ind.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Thomas Twohy Spokane

Funeral Mass for Thomas S. Twohy, 72, is planned for 10 a.m. today at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes. Burial will follow at Riverside Memorial Park. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Twohy, who was born in Spokane, died March 2 in Cottonwood, Ariz.

He was an accountant for an engineering firm and had lived in Spokane since 1956.

He graduated from the University of Washington and served in the Army during World War II.

He was a member of The Spokane Club and the Manito Golf and Country Club.

He is survived by his wife, Delrena Twohy of Spokane.

Helen Isaacs Spokane

Memorial service for Helen B. Isaacs, 101, is planned for 2:30 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. Ball and Dodd-South is in charge of cremation.

Mrs. Isaacs, who died March 1, was born in Manitoba.

A homemaker, she had lived in Spokane for 74 years. She studied piano and gave piano lessons. She was a member of First Baptist Church.

Her husband, Orville Isaacs, died in 1971. She is survived by two sons, Orville Isaacs Jr., of Ritzville, Wash., and Robert Isaacs of Spokane; one daughter, Lucille Stirn of Walla Walla; two sisters, Patricia Speirs and Jean Barrett, both of Manitoba; one brother, William Chalmers of Huntington Beach, Calif.; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Robert Schuman Spokane

Memorial service for Robert Loren Schuman, 56, is planned for 1 p.m. today at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home.

Mr. Schuman, who died Monday, was born in Rockford. He was a lifetime Spokane-area resident and operated R.L. Upholstery. He was a member of Emmanuel Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Sally Schuman; two daughters, Dora Godden of Nampa, Idaho, and Phyllis Farnworth of Spokane; two sons, Randell and Loren Schuman, both of Cascade, Idaho; and 12 grandchildren. His first wife, Shirley Schuman, died in 1969.

Memorials contributions may be made to Emmanuel Presbyterian Church.

Glenna Ghramm Colville, Wash.

Service for Glenna J. Ghramm, 65, is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at the Colville Valley Baptist Church. Graveside service will be Monday in Seattle. Danekas Funeral Chapel of Colville is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Ghramm, a 30-year Colville resident, died Tuesday.

She was born in Spokane.

A homemaker, she was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Disabled American Veterans auxiliaries.

She is survived by two daughters, Jeanne Johnson of Ellensburg and Dorie Olsen of Seattle; four sons, Dan Ghramm of Colville, Timm and Mike Ghramm, both of Bonnie Lake, Wash., and Ron Ghramm of Deer Park; two sisters, Beverly Cox of Waycross, Ga., and Carolyn Hopkins of Sacramento, Calif.; two brothers, Ron Lotz of Brazil and Dave Lotz of San Bernardino, Calif.; and 16 grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to New Tribes Missions.

Leo McKenna Spokane

Funeral Mass for Leo J. McKenna, 79, will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. McKenna, a lifetime Spokane resident, died Tuesday.

He attended Gonzaga Prep and Gonzaga University. He retired from the Spokane Fire Department as a lieutenant.

Mr. McKenna was a member of the International Association of Fire Fighters, the Knights of Columbus, St Francis Xavier Parish and the Elks Lodge.

His first wife, Ethel McKenna, died in 1970.

His second wife, Agnes McKenna, died in December.

He is survived by one son, Patrick McKenna of Benton City, Wash.; two daughters, Nanci Harder of Ritzville, Wash., and Michele Hernandez of Spokane; one stepson, Patrick McDonald of St. Louis; 15 grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Poor Clare Nuns.

John Pollock Spokane

Service for John Thamar Pollock, 68, is set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Hazen and Jaeger Valley Funeral Home. Burial will be at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

Mr. Pollock, who died Tuesday, was born in Shelby, Mont.

He had lived in Spokane for 52 years and had been a partner in McClintock and Turk Mechanical Contractors since 1975. He was a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union and was a World War II veteran. He retired in 1988.

Mr. Pollock was a member of North Hill Christian Church, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Posse and the Moose and Elks lodges.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Erma; two sons, Greg and Glen Pollock; two sisters, Marge Hegna and Mollie Robinson; and three grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Morning Star Boys Ranch.

Dave Barthell Spokane

Service for Dave Barthell, 82, will be at 10 a.m. today at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home. Private burial will be at Riverside Memorial Park.

Mr. Barthell, who was born in Spokane, died Tuesday.

He was a salesman in the beverage industry.

His wife, Buna Barthell, died in 1992. He is survived by one sister, Helen VanDorn, and one brother, Bob Barthell, both of Spokane.

Mary Schools Spokane

Graveside service for Mary E. Schools, 72, will be at 11 a.m. March 17 at the Moscow (Idaho) Cemetery. Hazen and Jaeger Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Schools, who was born in Moscow, died Tuesday of cancer.

She lived and worked in the TriCities, Pullman, Moscow and Spokane. She retired from the Pullman Police Department in 1979.

Her husband, Richard Schools, died in 1962.

She is survived by one son, James Pope of Wenatchee; one daughter, Cathie Chappell of Richland; four brothers, John Neely of Moscow, Robert Neely of Delmar, N.Y., Donald Neely of Daly City, Calif., and Gerald Neely of Spokane; three sisters, Berniece Neely of Burlingame, Calif., Patricia Lynch of Cape Coral, Fla., and Shirley Bruggeman of Yakima; six grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children.

Nettie Walker Sandpoint

Mrs. Nettie Grace Walker, 81, died Tuesday in Sandpoint.

A private family service will be held. Coffelt Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

She was born in May, Idaho, and graduated at 16 from high school in Salmon, Idaho. In 1930 she married Joseph Walker.

They moved to Sandpoint in 1937 and bought the Pend Oreille Cafe. In 1950 they bought Hurschell’s Dining, Motel and Bar, and they retired in 1969.

Mrs. Walker received a trophy for the largest fish caught by a woman during a kamloops and kokanee fishing contest.

Her husband, Joseph, died in 1982.

Survivors include three daughters, Jo Ellen Baker of Hope, Idaho, Kay McGhee of Sandpoint and Linda Riffle of Renton, Wash.; three sons, Duffy Walker and J. Rod Walker of Sandpoint, and Terri Walker of Hunters, Wash.; one sister, Mary Gardner of Jerome, Idaho; 18 grandchildren and eight greatgrandchildren.

Mable Sears Chewelah, Wash.

Memorial service for Mabel Sears, 86, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Schanzenbach Funeral Home in Chewelah.

Mrs. Sears died Saturday. She was born in Meridian, Idaho.

She farmed with her husband, Alva Sears, near Chewelah. He died in 1978.

Mrs. Sears was active in the Melody Riders of Chewelah.

Survivors include two brothers, Heman and Archie Wilson, both of Spokane; and one daughter, Betty Meridith of California.

Memorial contributions may be made to United of Church of Christ in Chewelah.

Edward Broadsword Camas, Wash.

Memorial service for Edward Dalton Broadsword, 67, was held Monday in Camas, Wash.

He died Friday at home after an extended illness.

Mr. Broadsword was born in Burlington, Colo., and served as a military policeman during the Korean War. He also served part time as a reservist for the Coeur d’Alene Police department.

He married Viola O’Conner, and they lived in Coeur d’Alene for 16 years. They moved to Camas, where he worked for the James River Paper Mill until he died.

Survivors include his wife, Viola, at home; one son, Stanley of Puyallup, Wash.; two sisters, Esther Burian of Springfield, Ore., and Hazel Crowley of Sacramento, Calif.; six brothers, William Broadsword of Samuels, Idaho, Charles Broadsword of Sagle, Idaho, Chester Broadsword of Hayden Lake, Idaho, Arthur Broadsword of Salem, Ore., Douglas Broadsword of Orlando, Fla., and Dale Broadsword of Rathdrum, Idaho; and two grandchildren.

Cora Cook Spokane

Memorial service for Cora Judith Cook, 74, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Cook, who died March 1, was born in Spokane. She worked as a cook and a waitress.

She was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, the Order of the Eastern Star, the Sons of Norway, the Rebekah Lodge, the Unity Camp Royal Neighbors, Beth Temple No. 6 White Shrine, the Eagles Auxiliary and the Daughters of the Nile.

Her husband, Clayton “Cookie” Cook, died last year. Survivors include three sons, Clayton Cook of Spokane, Larry Cook of Coeur d’Alene, and Ronald Cook of Pasco; five grandchildren and one greatgrandchild.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.

Don Cottrell Spokane

Graveside service for Donnovan S. “Don” Cottrell, 76, will be at 11 a.m. today at Fairmount Memorial Park. Riplinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Cottrell, who died Monday, was born in Viola, Idaho.

He had lived in Spokane since 1957 and was a truck driver for The Crescent department store for 17 years.

He is survived by his wife, Iva; two daughters, Judith Klaus of Spokane and Donna Bell of Springfield, Ore.; five grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren.

Ruth Larsen Moses Lake

Service for Ruth M. Larsen, 80, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Washington Army National Guard air base in Moses Lake. Graveside service will follow at 3 p.m. at Wilson Creek (Wash.) Cemetery. Kayser’s Chapel of Memories in Moses Lake is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Larsen, a former Wilson Creek resident, died Wednesday from leukemia. She was born in Baltimore.

She and her husband, Tom Larsen, moved to Moses Lake in 1980.

She is survived by her husband of 22 years; one son, Gilbert Biles of Wenatchee; one brother, Walter Payne, and two sisters, Alive Upton and Mary Schemm, all of Maryland; two granddaughters and nine greatgrandchildren.

Layton Gallagher Lewiston

Vigil service for Layton G. Gallagher, 72, will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Vassar-Rawls Funeral Home in Lewiston. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Lewiston.

Mr. Gallagher died Tuesday at home.

He was born in Nova Scotia, Canada. He and his family moved to St. Maries when he was a child.

Mr. Gallagher served as a sergeant in the Army during World War II. After he was discharged in 1946, he returned to St. Maries.

In 1961 he moved to Lewiston and married Rosemarie Arnone Mundell. He worked there as a salesman and driver until he retired in 1989.

He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, the Eagles and Elks lodges, and the Teamsters Union.

His wife, Rosemarie, died in 1990.

Survivors include two sons, L. Darren Gallagher of Seattle and Neil Gallagher of Wallace; two stepdaughters, Mary Teats and Sandra Pinson, both of Lewiston; one stepson, Jim Mundell of Lewiston; two sisters, Frances Walters of St. Maries and Rena Reimers of Astoria, Ore.; two brothers, Peter Gallagher and Mitchell Gallagher, both of St. Maries; and eight grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Our Lady of Lourdes Building Fund, Lewiston, or the American Lung Association, Boise.

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