August 29, 1996 in City

Obituaries

 

Phyllis Rude Coeur d’Alene

Service for Phyllis Rude, 65, will be today at 2 p.m. at Church of Christ in Dalton Gardens, Idaho. Burial will follow at Coeur d’Alene Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Rude, who was born in North Dakota, died Friday.

She moved to Coeur d’Alene in 1950. She had worked as a waitress at the Hayden Lake Country Club.

Mrs. Rude was active with the American Heart Association and was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband, Howard; a son, Howard Rude Jr. of Coeur d’Alene; two daughters, Judy Brooks and Sonjia MacDonald, both of Athol, Idaho; a brother, Wayne Ellingson of North Dakota; two sisters, Enid Blossom of Minnesota and Leola Coppersmith of Almira, Wash.; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of North Idaho, 280 Prairie Ave., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

Edna Richardson Coeur d’Alene

Public viewing for Edna Charlotte Richardson, 85, will be today from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene. At the family’s request, no service will be held. Mrs. Richardson, who was born in Colbert, died Tuesday.

She moved to Coeur d’Alene in 1935 and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Coeur d’Alene Eagles Auxiliary and the Grandmothers Club.

Mrs. Richardson was preceded in death by her first husband, Roy Wright, in 1944.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Cleallen; two sons, David Wright of Arizona and Clifford Wright of Lynwood, Wash.; one grandson and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of North Idaho, 280 Prairie Ave., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

Albert Groves Spokane

Visitation for Albert H. Groves, 68, is scheduled from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-South. Service is planned for 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Moran Prairie Cemetery.

Mr. Groves, who died Monday, was a lifetime Spokane resident.

He graduated from Lewis and Clark High School and Kinman Business University.

He worked as an accountant and office manager at Grinnell Co., Acme Concrete, American Machine Co. and Rockwood Manor.

His first wife, Mary, preceded him in death.

He was a bass singer in a men’s quartet, the Bartholomew Quartet. He was a member of Hillyard Baptist Church, where he also taught Sunday school classes and was a deacon.

In 1972, he married Theresa Scharff.

He is survived by his wife; three daughters, Karen Prestek of Seattle, Jane Shellhart of Greenville, Texas, and Laura Shadle of Graham, Wash.; a son, Fred Groves of Spokane; a stepson, James Beckman of Tokyo; three brothers, Loren and Cliff Groves, both of Spokane, and Wes Groves of Eagle River, Alaska; two sisters, Elane Hemphill of Olympia, and Eileen Jeans of Lacey, Wash.; and 11 grandchildren.

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

Warren Chaney Newport, Wash.

Service for Warren E. Chaney, 75, is set for 2 p.m. Friday at United Church of Christ in Newport. Burial will follow at Newport Cemetery. Sherman-Knapp Funeral Home in Newport is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Chaney, who was born at Tacoma Creek, near Locke, Wash., died Saturday.

He served in the Army for a year, from 1942 to 1943.

He worked in the logging industry before he went to work for the Pend Oreille County Road Department for 25 years. He retired in 1976.

After retirement, he worked for the local public utility district and was a volunteer at the museum of the Pend Oreille County Historical Society for 12 years. He had served as vice president of the society.

He was a member of the Degree of Pochontas of the Improved Order of Redmen and of the United Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Ann; a stepson, Don Jubon of Newport; a stepdaughter, Electra Jubon of Spokane; and a stepgrandson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pend Oreille County Historical Society or the church.

Loretta Kosek Spokane

Vigil service for Loretta M. Kosek, 71, is set for 8:30 p.m. today at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Aloysius Catholic Church. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery.

Mrs. Kosek, who died Monday, was born in Virgil, N.Y., and had lived in Spokane for 32 years.

She worked for the Western Union Co. as a telegrapher for many years and for the Veterans Affairs Medical Center as a medical transcriptionist. She retired in March.

She was a member of St. Aloysius Parish and the American Diabetes Association.

Her husband, Joseph Kosek Sr., died in 1963.

She is survived by a son, David Kosek of Spokane; a sister, Margaret Reagan of Spokane; and two grandsons.

Ronald ‘Whitey’ Heine Spokane

Gathering for Ronald E. “Whitey” Heine, 58, will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Fast Eddie’s. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Born in St. Louis, Mr. Heine died Aug. 21.

He had lived in Spokane since 1959 and worked as a bartender at several places, including the Red Lion Barbecue and the Third Avenue Inn.

He had served in the Air Force.

Mr. Heine is survived by a son, Carl Heine of Florida; and a brother, Raymond Heine of St. Louis.

Mary (Cozzetto) Kachel Spokane

Vigil service for Mary Frances (Cozzetto) Kachel, 67, is planned for 7 p.m. today at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church.

Mrs. Kachel died Monday at home.

She was born in Spokane and graduated from North Central High School.

She worked for Continental Baking Co. for 20 years.

Mrs. Kachel was a member of St. Anthony’s Parish.

Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Charles Kachel; three sons, Greg and Paul Kachel, both of Los Angeles, and Marc Kachel of Seattle; a daughter, Julia Perani of Mill Valley, Calif.; three brothers, Orest, Albert and Rudy Cozzetto, all of Spokane; and four grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane.

Lois Tripp Spokane

Visitation for Lois Madalynn Tripp, 92, is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home. Service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mrs. Tripp, a 65-year Spokane resident, died Monday in Vancouver, Wash., where she had recently moved.

She was born in Curlew, Wash.

She was a member of Spokane Senior Center.

Mrs. Tripp was preceded in death by her husband, George Tripp.

She is survived by two daughters, Bev Vogler of Vancouver and Barbara Carrel of Gresham, Ore.; five grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren.

Alphonso ‘Bud’ Lorsung Spokane

Service for Alphonso J. “Bud” Lorsung, 89, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Hennessey Valley Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Pines Cemetery.

Born in Spokane, Mr. Lorsung died Tuesday.

He worked in road construction and then at Hanford during World War II.

He was later employed by Armour Meat Co. for 25 years.

He was a member of Eagles Lodge No. 1384 and the Brotherhood of Friends.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Clara Lorsung; two daughters, Allie Schmidt of Spokane and Sallie Parsons of Elgin, Ore.; two stepdaughters, LaBonna Robirts of Price, Utah, and Ronda Judge of Spokane; a stepson, Loren Christensen of Fountain Valley, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

, DataTimes


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