May 2, 1995 in Features

Obituaries

 

Gunnar Tenneson Sandpoint

Service for H. Gunnar Tenneson, 74, was Monday at Coffelt’s Moon Chapel. Mr. Tenneson died Thursday.

He was born in Antler, N.D.

During World War II, he served in the 35th Bombardment Group as a B-17 tail gunner. He was a prisoner of war for one year at Stalag 17 after he was shot down over Berlin.

He married Corrine Moen on June 12, 1954.

Mr. Tenneson graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor of engineering degree in 1955. He worked as a civil engineer and retired from the Federal Aviation Administration in 1979.

He had also worked as an airport consultant until 1988, when he moved to Sandpoint.

He was a member of Lakeside Masonic Lodge 42, Panhandle Shrine Calam Temple, the Disabled American Veterans, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the National Association of Retired Federal Employees and the Bonner County Sportsmen’s Association.

Mr. Tenneson is survived by his wife, Corinne “Corky”; two sons, Michael Tenneson of Ozark, Mo., and Steven Tenneson of Coeur d’Alene; two sisters, Edith Hoverson of Sutton, N.D., and Swanhild Johnson of Anacortes, Wash.; and three grandchildren.

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

Julia Patton Lewiston

Cremation with memorial service for Julia E. Patton, 66, is planned for 1 p.m. today at Malcolm’s Brower-Wann Memorial Chapel in Lewiston. Inurnment will follow at Normal Hill Cemetery in Lewiston.

Mrs. Patton died April 19 of cancer.

She was born in Winchester, Idaho, and graduated from high school there.

She and her husband, Gus Patton, moved to Lewiston from Lapwai, Idaho. In 1957 they moved to Sandpoint. Her husband retired in 1993, and they returned to Lewiston.

Mrs. Patton enjoyed gardening, camping, fishing, hunting, crocheting and Tri Cam Painting.

Survivors include her husband, Gus Patton; two daughters, Linda Dillon of Sandpoint and Nancy Patton of Challis, Idaho; one brother, Clifford Peterson of Lewiston; three sisters, Darlene Steen of Burbank, Wash., Pat Nelson of Lewiston and Vaunda Webber of Burbank; and four grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wishing Star Foundation, 118 N. Seventh St., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

Grace Marsillo Spokane

Funeral Mass for Grace Marsillo, 87, is planned for 9 a.m. today at St. Paschal’s Catholic Church. Burial will be at the Pines Cemetery. Thornhill Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Marsillo died Friday.

Born in Foggia, Italy, she first came to Spokane in 1920.

In 1962 she and her husband, Felice Marsillo, moved to Spokane from Avery, Idaho, and started a produce farm in the Valley. She also worked for the West Valley School District as an aide at Woodard Elementary School for several years.

Her husband died in 1982.

She is survived by one daughter, Doris Chapados, and one son, Gene Marsillo, both of Spokane; four grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren.

Carl Ledgerwood Wenatchee

Memorial service for former Spokane resident Carl M. Ledgerwood will be at 3 p.m. today at Wenatchee Free Methodist Church. Telford’s Chapel Of The Valley, East Wenatchee, Wash., is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Ledgerwood, 79, died Thursday.

He was born in Loogootee, Indiana.

Mr. Ledgerwood worked as a truck driver for Ace Concrete in Spokane for 25 years and retired in 1978.

He moved to Wenatchee in 1993.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Sonja Ledgerwood of Wenatchee; two stepsons, Jerry Rae of Colorado and Dennis Rae of Wenatchee; five brothers, Edward and Floyd Ledgerwood, both of Moses Lake, Clyde Ledgerwood of Quincy, Wash., Dale Ledgerwood of Orlin, Calif., and Rodney Ledgerwood of Kennewick; one sister, Lois Sutton of Ontario, Ore.; 10 stepgrandchildren and six stepgreatgrandchildren.

Evelyn Enright Colville, Wash.

Service for Evelyn Enright, 80, is planned for 11 a.m. today at Colville United Methodist Church, where she was a member. Burial will follow at Mountain View Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Enright, who was born in Meyers Falls, Wash., died Friday.

She graduated from Colville High School and ranched in the Colville area for 35 years with her husband, Earl Enright.

In 1978 they sold their ranch and moved to Colville. Her husband died later that year.

She was a member of the Fort Colville Grange, Pinetree Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star, and the 12 Club.

She is survived by two sons, Denny and Larry Enright, and one daughter, Joan Carter, all of Colville; five sisters, Jean Brooks of Denver, Virginia Sutton of Sumner, Wash., Maxine Brown of Spokane, Donna Coon of Loon Lake, Wash., and Margaret Littlefield of Auburn, Wash.; seven grandchildren and 10 greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Stevens County Historical Society or the Fort Colville Grange.

Lawrence Moeller Spokane

Service for former Spokane resident, Lawrence Moeller, 72, will be at 2 p.m. today at Thornhill Valley Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Rockford Cemetery.

Mr. Moeller died April 25 in Yuma, Ariz., where he had moved in January.

He was born in Spokane and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a driver for Greyhound Bus Co. for 25 years before retired in 1976.

Mr. Moeller was a member of the Spokane Valley Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and the Spokane Valley Elks Lodge. He was a 32nd-degree Mason and a member of Concordia Millwood Lodge.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Virginia Moeller; one daughter, Linda McGill of Spokane; one brother, Harry Moeller of Vancouver, Wash.; three sisters, Mildred Montague of Medical Lake, Elizabeth McConville of Bothell, Wash., and Marian Gillis; and three grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Yuma, P.O. Box 4211, Yuma, AZ 85365.

Matthew Farrelly Spokane

Funeral Mass for Matthew Farrelly, 64, will be at 11 a.m. today at St. Mary’s Presentation Catholic Church in Deer Park, where he was a member. Burial will be at Holy Redeemer/Kelly Cemetery in Deer Park. Lauer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Born in Ireland, Mr. Farrelly died Thursday.

He came to the United States in 1964 and moved to Deer Park in 1975.

Mr. Farrelly was miner and mining chemist.

He is survived by one son, Darren Farrelly of Deer Park; one brother, John Farrelly of England; and two sisters, Mary Cooke and Brigid Steil, both of Ireland.

Penny Dayot Spokane

Service for Penny J. Dayot, 47, was Monday at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home. Burial was at at Riverside Memorial Park.

Ms. Dayot, who was born in Wenatchee, died Thursday.

A 23-year Spokane resident, Ms. Dayot had worked at the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children for the past six years.

She is survived by two sons, Kevin and Shaun Dayot, and one daughter, Kim Dayot, all of Spokane; her mother, Margaret French of Wenatchee; her companion, Gary Snitley of Spokane; and one granddaughter.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital.

Emery Babb Plains, Mont.

Service for Emery Babb, 80, is set for 2 p.m. today at the Rosalia (Wash.) United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Spokane Memorial Gardens. Schanzenbach Funeral Home of Rosalia is in charge or arrangements.

Mr. Babb, who died Friday in Plains, Mont., was born in Spokane.

He was a farmer in the Cheney-Plaza area before moving to Plains four years ago.

His wife, Bette, died in 1986.

He is survived by one son, Larry Babb of Sumner, Wash.; one daughter, Barbara Curtis of Rosalia; four grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hot Springs (Mont.) Ambulance.

Frederick Miller Spokane

Memorial service for Frederick Gale Miller, 87, will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Riplinger Funeral Home.

Mr. Miller was born in Spokane and graduated from Lewis and Clark High School.

He worked in several businesses owned by his father, as a salesman at Sears Roebuck farm store and as a mechanic.

He and his family lived at Cabinet Gorge Dam in North Idaho from 1953 to 1973, while he worked for the Washington Water Power Co. The family moved to Spokane in 1973, when he retired.

Mr. Miller was a member of Manito Masonic Lodge 246, Adelphi Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star, and Manito United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Helen; one daughter, Mary Johnson of Spokane; one sister, Kathryn Bowden of Seattle; and two brothers, John Miller of Seattle and Allen Miller of Kailua, Hawaii.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Manito Masonic Lodge Building Fund, 2715 S. Grand Blvd., Spokane, WA 99203.

Una Hundley Spokane

Memorial service for Una M. (Gibson) Hundley, 74, will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-North.

Mrs. Hundley died Saturday.

She was born in Rocklyn, Wash., and was a former Davenport, Wash., resident.

She graduated from Davenport High School and worked as a beautician.

During World War II she worked for the government. She then began working as a seamstress and continued in that work until last fall.

She had lived in Spokane for 56 years.

She is survived by two daughters, Sharon Looney of Nine Mile Falls and Linda Kammerude of Madison, Wis.; three brothers, Dale Gibson of Hermiston, Ore., Robert Gibson of Kernville, Calif., and Gerald Gibson of North Bend, Wash.; two sisters, Arlene Jackson of Monte Vista, Colo., and Betty Collins of Seattle; two grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Care Center, 20 W. Ninth, Spokane, WA 99204.

Clara Hampton Spokane

Service for Clara A. Hampton, 89, is set for 2 p.m. today at Cheney Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Spokane Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Cheney Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Born in Stites, Idaho, Mrs. Hampton died Friday.

She was a Grange member and a longtime member of Cheney United Methodist Church.

Her husband, Harry Hampton, died in 1975.

She is survived by one son, Robert Hampton of Cheney; two grandsons, three granddaughters and 10 greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cheney United Methodist Church.

Eva Sitter Spokane

At her request, no service will be held for Eva E. Sitter, 88. HennesseySmith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Sitter died Friday.

She was born in Dimock, S.D.

A Spokane resident since 1941, she had worked at the naval supply depot in Spokane from 1943 until 1950. She was a cook at Sacred Heart Medical Center for 17 years.

Mrs. Sitter was a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish.

Her husband, John Sitter, died in 1988.

She is survived by two sons, the Rev. Leonard Sitter, S.J., and John Sitter, both of Spokane; and one sister, Barbara Magelky of Dickinson, N.D.

Edward Kabasa Spokane

Memorial service for Edward J. Kabasa, 75, will be at 7 p.m. today at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Burial will be in Boise. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-South is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Kabasa, who was born in Pottsville, Pa., died Sunday.

He attended the Army Air Force Pilots Training School and served in World War II as a B-24 pilot.

Mr. Kabasa worked as a manager for General Electric in Idaho and Utah for 32 years. He retired in 1984.

He had lived in Spokane for 10 years and was a member of the Hangman Hills Men’s Golf Association and the South Hill Senior Center.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Dorothy Kabasa; two daughters, Patricia Kabasa-Sabin of Spokane and Jacqueline Bernier of Anchorage, Alaska; and three grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church.

Harriett Watts Spokane

Graveside service for Harriett L. Watts, 82, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Greenwood Memorial Terrace. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Watts died Sunday.

Born in Ontario, she lived in Priest River, Idaho, from 1946-56 before moving to Spokane.

She worked in the health-care field as a care-giver and was a member of the Sons of Norway.

She is survived by her husband, James Watts; two daughters, Darlene Thompson and Audrey Staudinger, both of Spokane; two brothers, Bob Larson of Portland and Richard Larson of Seattle; one sister, Norma Cherry of Medford, Ore.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Clyde Chick Spokane

Graveside service for Clyde A. Chick, 79, is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Memorial Terrace. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Born in Reardan, Wash., Mr. Chick died Thursday.

He worked at Greenwood Memorial Terrace and retired in 1980.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Dorothy Chick; one sister, Edna Reimers of Spokane; and one brother, Walter Chick of Nine Mile Falls.

Memorial contribution may be made to the American Heart Association.

Barbara O’Keefe Spokane

Private cremation is planned for Barbara O’Keefe, 80. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. O’Keefe died April 23.

Born in Montana, she had lived in Spokane for 45 years.

She had worked at The SpokesmanReview as a commercial artist and copywriter for classified advertising from 1958 until 1982.

Survivors include one daughter, Kathleen Hicks, and one son, Patrick O’Keefe, both of Seattle; and one brother.

Anna Frazer Spokane

Graveside service for Anna M. Frazer, 83, was Monday at West Greenwood Cemetery.

Born in Claremont, Minn., Mrs. Frazer died Thursday.

A homemaker, she had lived in Spokane for 60 years.

She is survived by her husband, Gene Frazer; two daughters, Patricia Hutchinson of Spokane and Joan Botzheim of Metaline Falls, Wash.; eight grandchildren, 11 greatgrandchildren and three great-greatgrandchildren.


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