Emery Hedlund Post Falls
Service for Emery Hedlund, 82, is set for 11 a.m. today at the Baptist Church in Harrison, Idaho. Burial will follow at the Harrison City Cemetery. Yates Funeral Home of Coeur d’Alene is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hedlund died Friday at Kootenai Medical Center.
He was born in 1912 in Fort Steel, Wyo., and moved to Harrison with his family when he was 4. He attended school at Harrison.
Mr. Hedlund worked in the shipyards in Portland during World War II.
He met Vivian Jorgenson there, and they married in 1935.
In 1946 they moved to Harrison. He worked in lumber mills in St. Maries and Harrison until his retirement in 1978. Vivian died in 1990.
He married Gladys Garrison in 1991 in Coeur d’Alene, and they lived in Post Falls.
Mr. Hedlund enjoyed beekeeping.
He served on the Harrison City Council for 17 years and was a member of the National Rifle Association, the Odd Fellows Lodge and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.
Survivors include his wife, at home; one daughter, Vicki Beal of Missoula; one stepdaughter, Cindy Ingram of Blanchard, Idaho; two stepsons, John Garrison of Glendora, Calif., and Bill Garrison of Troy, Mont.; and four grandchildren.
Idella Young Coeur d’Alene
Service for Idella J. Young, 97, is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at English Funeral Chapel in Coeur dAlene. Burial will be at Coeur d’Alene Memorial Cemetery.
Mrs. Young died Saturday at Pinewood Care Center.
She was born in 1897 and raised in Coeur d’Alene. She attended school and Whitney’s Business College, both in Coeur d’Alene.
She worked from 1919 to 1922 as a legal secretary for the Whitlaw law firm in Coeur d’Alene and co-owned an orchard and nursery greenhouse in Coeur d’Alene from 1925 to 1963.
She married George Young in 1921, and they bought a 10-acre ranch in Hayden Lake, Idaho. He died in 1963.
Mrs. Young was a member of the Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include three sons, Floyd Young of Port Angeles, Wash., Robert Young of Coeur d’Alene and George Young of Hayden Lake; two daughters, Evelyn Bonallo of Blaine, Wash., and Aletha Dunn of Coeur d’Alene; 27 grandchildren, several greatgrandchildren and one great-greatgrandchild.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Assembly of God Church of Coeur dAlene.
Andrew Stark Sandpoint
Graveside service for Andrew Jackson Stark, 76, will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Evergreen Cemetery in Post Falls.
Mr. Stark, a retired glazier, died Saturday in Sandpoint.
He was born in 1918 in Lodi, Calif. He moved to Post Falls in 1983 and to Sandpoint in 1994.
He married Mildred E. Wine in 1950 in Gatesville, Texas. She died on March 5.
Mr. Stark was a member of the Catholic Church, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Survivors include one stepson, Francis Coyle of Hayden Lake, Idaho; seven grandchildren, 19 greatgrandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
Clarke Farlin Coeur d’Alene
Service for Clarke C. Farlin, 78, will begin at 11 a.m. today at English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene. Burial will follow at Forest Cemetery.
Mr. Farlin, who died Friday at Kootenai Medical Center, was born in 1917 in Julesberg, Colo.
He married Velma Phifer in St. Francis, Kan., and they moved to North Idaho in 1937.
He had worked at the Potlatch Forests Mill for several years and also ran his own barber shop in Coeur d’Alene for 50 years.
He was a member of Coeur d’Alene Bible Church and Gideons International of Coeur d’Alene.
He collected old clocks and watches and enjoyed hunting and gardening.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, at home; one son, Walter Farlin of Coeur d’Alene; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideon Memorial Bible Representative, Gideon International, P.O. Box 22, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83816.
Lucy Ropp Priest River, Idaho
Service for Lucy L. Ropp, 86, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Priest River Community Congregational Church. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Priest River. Sherman-Knapp Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Ropp, a retired schoolteacher, died Saturday of Alzheimer’s disease at an adult care center in Spokane.
She was born in Eau Claire, Wis., in 1908. She moved with her family to Priest River and graduated from high school there. She received a teaching degree from Lewiston Normal School.
She married Asa Ropp in 1927.
They moved to Snow Valley in 1939 and back to Priest River in 1958. She lived there until she was moved to the care center in 1991.
Mrs. Ropp taught for more than 50 years in various schools. After her retirement, she tutored children in reading and math.
She was a charter member of the Snow Valley Grange and a longtime member of the Senior Citizens Association of Priest River.
Her husband died in 1977.
Survivors include four sons, Ray Ropp of Priest River, Ronald Ropp of Rigby, Idaho, Richard Ropp of Colbert, and Murel Ropp; one daughter, Helen Hunter of Colbert; one brother, Dan Arts of Springfield, Ore.; one sister, Nina Cotter of Toledo, Ore.; 13 grandchildren and 13 greatgrandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Research Division, 5125 N. Market, Spokane, WA 99207.
Joyce McCarty Cheney
Service for Joyce K. McCarty, 63, will be at 1 p.m. today at Cheney Funeral Chapel followed by burial at Spokane Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Mrs. McCarty, who died Friday, was born in Ewan, Wash.
A longtime Cheney resident, she was a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband Richard “Mac” McCarty; two sons, Raymond McBride and Willie Ash, both of Spokane; three daughters, Penny Sorensen and Melody McBride, both of Spokane, and Sandra McCarty of Cheney; her mother, Faye Patterson of Ewan; two brothers, four sisters and six granddaughters.
Justin Broderick Hayden Lake, Idaho
Funeral Mass for Justin “Jud” Broderick, a Coeur d’Alene native, will begin at 1:30 p.m. today at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Coeur d’Alene. Burial will follow at the Riverview section of Forest Cemetery. English Funeral Chapel of Coeur d’Alene is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Broderick, 84, died Sunday at Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d’Alene.
He was born and raised in Coeur d’Alene and graduated from Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy in 1928.
He owned Broderick Motor Co. in Coeur d’Alene for 40 years before retiring in 1977.
His first wife, Mary Ware Broderick, died in 1980.
He married Vera McDonald Wakefield in 1981 in Coeur d’Alene.
He was a parish council member for St. Thomas Catholic Church, a fourthdegree Knight of Columbus, and a member of the Coeur d’Alene Rotary Club, the Coeur d’Alene Elks Lodge and the Idaho Automobile Dealers Association.
Survivors include his wife, at the home; one son, John Broderick of Richland; two grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Robert Schille Bayview, Idaho
Memorial service for Robert Schille, 74, is set for 11 a.m. today at Yates Funeral Home in Coeur d’Alene.
Mr. Schille died Thursday at Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d’Alene.
Born in 1920 in Spokane, he graduated from Lewis and Clark High School in 1938.
He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. After his discharge he returned to Spokane.
Mr. Schille married Jean Borlen in 1949 in Seattle. In 1954 they moved to Bayview, where they owned and operated the Bayview Mercantile for 24 years.
Mr. Schille was a member of the Coeur d’Alene Elks Lodge and the Athol (Idaho) Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.
He was an avid golfer.
Survivors include his wife, at home; one daughter, Barbara Williams of Bremerton; and one granddaughter.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 9 S. Washington, Suite 215, Spokane, WA 99204.
Lois McDonald Spokane
Service for Lois McDonald, 82, will be today at 1 p.m. at Fairmount Memorial Park. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. McDonald, who died Thursday, was born in Tum Tum, Wash.
She worked as an attendant counselor at Lakeland Village until retiring in 1974.
Her husband, George McDonald, died in 1984.
She is survived by one stepdaughter, Donna Hughes of Seattle; one sister, Margaret Mills Clark of Nine Mile Falls; and four stepgrandchildren.
Dale Foster Springdale, Wash.
Service for Dale Ray Foster, 39, will be at 1 p.m. today at Schanzenbach Funeral Home in Chewelah, Wash., followed by burial at the Springdale Cemetery.
Mr. Foster, who died Thursday, was born in Portland.
An Army veteran, he worked for Spokane Concrete and then did logging before becoming ill in 1989.
He is survived by his wife, Marie Foster; two sons, Thomas and Michael Foster, both of Spokane; one daughter, Crystal Foster of Spokane; and two stepsons, Jeremy and Kevin Garza, both of Springdale.
Thelma Stallman Coeur d’Alene
Service for Thelma M. Stallman, 84, is set for 2 p.m. today at English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene.
Mrs. Stallman, a homemaker, died Saturday at Pinewood Care Center in Coeur d’Alene.
She was born in 1910 in Columbus, N.D., and married Bill Stallman in 1929. In 1941 they moved from Minnesota to Spokane and then moved to the Wolf Lodge Creek area in Idaho, where they lived for 30 years.
For the past five years she had lived at Pinewood Care Center.
She was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Coeur d’Alene.
Survivors include her husband; one son, Donald Stallman of Spokane; three daughters, LaDonna Brown of Vancouver, Wash., Doris DePriest of Fort Smith, Ark., and Betty Stephens of Spokane; one brother, Melvin Hovland of Pelican Rapids, Minn.; three sisters, Nora Sherva and Alice, both of Northwood, N.D., and Mabel Aurland; and one granddaughter.
Gladys Holliday Medical Lake
Service for Gladys Holliday, 89, will be held at the Sprague (Wash.) Community Church at 2 p.m. today. Burial will follow at the Macabee Cemetery in Sprague. Shaw and Sons Funeral Directors of Yakima is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Holliday, who died Friday at the Yakima Convalescent Center, was born in Lamont, Wash.
A longtime resident of Medical Lake, she worked as a postal clerk.
She was a member of the Medical Lake Community Church.
Her husband of 53 years, Roy Holliday Sr., died in 1978.
She is survived by her son, Roy Holliday Jr. of Yakima; one brother Donald Morton of Sprague; two grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Medical Lake Community Church Building Fund.
Robert Hansen Jr. Spokane
Memorial service for Robert M. “Bud” Hansen, Jr., 74, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Riplinger Funeral Home.
Mr. Hansen, who died Saturday, was born in Spokane.
A graduate of West Valley High School, he was a World War II Army veteran.
He owned Hansen’s Auto Wrecking from 1954-70 and then drove a school bus until retiring in 1992.
His memberships included the Sons of Norway.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Thelma Hansen; two sons, David Hansen of the Netherlands and Randy Hansen of Hollywood, Calif.; one sister, Frances Fiorvanti of Spokane; one grandson and one great-grandson.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Visiting Nurses or the Sons of Norway.
Victoria Levine Spokane
Funeral Mass for Victoria J. Levine, 58, will be at 11 a.m. today at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Graveside service will follow at 3:30 p.m. at Mountain View Park Cemetery in Colville, Wash. Thornhill Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Levine, who died Friday, was born in Ellensburg, Wash.
A homemaker, she was a 40-year resident of Spokane.
She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Walter Levine; her mother, Jeanice Bruketta of Ellensburg; a sister, Ann Peltzer of Vancouver, Wash.; and a brother, Paul Bruketta Sr. of Camas, Wash.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington State Elks Therapy Program.