Elsie Cade Quincy, Wash.
Memorial service for Elsie L. Cade, 72, is planned for 2 p.m. today at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Quincy.
Mrs. Cade, who was born in Colville, Wash., died Dec. 4.
She moved to Spokane in 1938 and attended Lewis and Clark High School.
Mrs. Cade later moved to California for five years and returned in 1964 to Spokane, where she owned and operated Hecla Roofing and Siding Co. from 1964 to 1974.
In 1974 she married Elmer Cade and renamed the business Cade’s Siding and Roofing.
They moved to Quincy in 1980 and retired.
She was a member of Salem Lutheran Church.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Mike Hecla of Wenatchee; a stepson, Don Grave of Sioux Falls, S.D.; two grandchildren; several stepgrandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Louise Hahn-Smith Silverton, Idaho
Service for Louise Margery Hahn-Smith, 84, will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Kellogg. Burial will be at St. Thomas Cemetery in Coeur d’Alene. Shoshone Funeral Service in Wallace is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Hahn-Smith, who was born in Minnesota, died Saturday.
She moved to North Idaho in 1964 and worked as a cook for Our Lady of Lourdes Academy in Wallace.
She had also worked for sororities and fraternities in Pullman and Moscow, Idaho.
She was a member of Wallace Lady Elks, Catholic Daughters, St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and the St. Alphonsus Altar Society of Wallace.
Two husbands, preceded her in death, William Hahn in 1961, and Pat Smith in 1972.
Survivors include four children, Jeanine Rullman of Yakima, Patricia Rishsew of Mullan, Idaho, Margy Becker of California and William Hahn of Kingston, Idaho; two brothers, Walter Marcotte of Puyallup, Wash., and Manuel Marcotte of Great Falls, Mont.; three sisters, Marion O’Neil of Puyallup, and Marie Van Moer and Elizabeth Kruger, both of Minnesota; 21 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Louie Michell Tekoa, Wash.
Service for Louie Gabriel Michell, 52, is set for 10 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Desmet, Idaho. Burial will follow at the Desmet Mission Cemetery. Kramer Funeral Home in Tekoa is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Michell, who died Saturday, was born in Desmet.
He graduated from Plummer (Idaho) High School in 1966.
Mr. Michell worked at a plywood mill in St. Maries, for a number of years. He later worked for Idaho area farmers for 15 years.
He moved to Tekoa three months ago from Desmet and worked for Bruce Farms near Tekoa.
Mr. Michell was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Coeur d’Alene Indian Tribe.
Survivors include a son, Richard Rodriquez of California; a brother, Augie Michell of Desmet; three sisters, Tina Frank of Omak, Wash., Christine Samuels of Ford, Wash., and Yvonne Smith of Newport, Wash.
Ruby Swanson Spokane
Graveside service for Ruby C. Swanson, 93, will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Riverside Memorial Park. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-South is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Swanson, who died Sunday, had lived in Spokane for 37 years.
She was a registered nurse with the U.S. Public Health Service for 26 years. She worked primarily with Indian Tribes in Oklahoma, South Dakota, Arizona, Oregon and Montana.
Mrs. Swanson then worked as a nurse with the Veterans Administration Hospital in Walla Walla from 1945 to 1956.
She retired and moved to Spokane in 1960.
Mrs. Swanson was a member of Fourth Memorial Church and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.
Her husband of 15 years, Victor, died in 1956.
She is survived by a niece, Lois Skillrud of Atlanta; and a nephew, Daniel Dickhart of Houston.
Richard Wolcott Boulder City, Nev.
Graveside service for Richard Lee Wolcott, 49, will be at 2 p.m. today at the South Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City. Palm Mortuary in Henderson, Nev., is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Wolcott, a former Spokane resident, died Dec. 3.
He was born in Havre, Mont.
He served in the Army during the Vietnam War and worked as a caregiver.
Mr. Wolcott lived in Spokane from the late 1960s until 1995, when he moved to Boulder City.
Survivors include a son, Ramey Wolcott of Republic, Wash.; his mother and stepfather, Mickey and Les Rummer of Boulder City; a brother, Roger Wolcott of Spokane; and a sister, Judi Wolcott of Las Vegas.
Shawn Kirby Newman Lake
Memorial service for Shawn M. Kirby, 47, will be held at a later date at the Greenacres Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness. The Cremation Society of Washington is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Kirby, who was born in Spokane, died Dec. 2.
In 1970, she married Kerry Kirby.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Kirby is survived by her husband; two sons, Israel and Nathan Kirby, both of Newman Lake; two daughters, Autumn Litzenberg of Spokane and Lydia Kirby of Newman Lake; her father, Don LaSalle of Spokane; her mother, Joanne Cody of Spokane; two brothers, Jack and Joseph LaSalle, both of Spokane; and two sisters, Bobby Dalaun of Springdale, Wash., and Donna Beck of Southern California.
Patricia Gwinnup Spokane
Memorial service for Patricia Gwinnup, 62, will be at 9 a.m. today at Riplinger Funeral Home.
Mrs. Gwinnup, a lifetime Spokane resident, died Sunday.
She graduated from North Central High School.
Mrs. Gwinnup retired after 32 years with the telephone company.
She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1474 and Eagles Lodge No. 2 auxiliaries.
Mrs. Gwinnup is survived by a son, Gary Gwinnup of Spokane; a daughter, Shawn Wallin of Bellevue, Wash.; her mother, Lucille Wendl of Spokane; and three grandchildren.
Frank Stephens Spokane
Graveside service for Frank C. Stephens, 86, will be at 11 a.m. today at Spokane Memorial Gardens. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Stephens, who was born in Spangle, died Friday.
He served in the Army during World War II.
Mr. Stephens worked as a buyer for Sunset Electric for many years.
There are no surviving family members.
Harold ‘Harry’ Morgan Sandpoint
Visitation for Harold N. “Harry” Morgan, 80, will be from noon-5 p.m. today at the Coffelt Funeral Service in Sandpoint. Service is set for Thursday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Sandpoint.
Mr. Morgan, who died Monday, was born in Iowa.
He grew up in Iowa and moved to Sandpoint in 1946, where he managed Sandpoint Ice and Fuel, before retiring in 1989.
Mr. Morgan was a member of the Sandpoint Assembly of God Church.
His wife, Leah, died in 1996.
Survivors include four children, Ronald Morgan, Lauraine Montgomery and Darlene Spade, all of Sandpoint, and Larry Morgan of Bothell, Wash.; a sister, Irma Jean Johnson of Iowa; five grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Sylvia Boyd Spokane
No service will be held for Sylvia W. Boyd, 83, at her request. HennesseySmith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Boyd, who was born in Harrington, Wash., died Sunday.
She graduated in 1939 from Sacred Heart School of Nursing.
In 1942 she married Beryl Boyd in Coeur d’Alene. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Boyd is survived by her husband; a daughter, Karen Feider of Renton, Wash.; a sister, Dorethea Jantz of Davenport, Wash.; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Lewis Manzer Deer Park
Service for Lewis H. Manzer, 79, is planned for 2 p.m. today at Riplinger Funeral Home. Cremation will follow the service.
Mr. Manzer, a 32-year Deer Park resident, died Friday.
He was born in Salt Lake City. Mr. Manzer served in the Air Force and retired in 1965 as a lieutenant colonel.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Edna; a daughter, Linda Krohn of Deer Park; a brother, Dan Manzer of Springfield, Ore.; and three grandchildren.
Francis Hanson St. John, Wash.
Service for Francis Hanson, 82, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Bruning Funeral Home in Colfax, Wash. Burial will follow at the Winona (Wash.) Cemetery.
Mr. Hanson, who was born in Sandpoint, died Friday.
He graduated from North Central High School and served in the Army during World War II. He fought in Normandy, northern France, Rhineland and central Europe and received four service medals.
Mr. Hanson worked on a cattle ranch before entering the service and then after leaving the military was a farm laborer. He later worked as a warehouseman in Lancaster, Wash., for the St. John Grain Growers. He also drove a school bus for many years. Mr. Hanson retired around 1980.
His wife, Edith, died in 1983.
He is survived by two stepdaughters, Eileen Walker of Winona, and O.N. Hamilton of Spokane; a brother, Robert Hanson of Spokane; and two stepgrandchildren.
Florence Iverson Medical Lake
Burial for Florence E. Iverson, 94, was at the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Seattle.
Mrs. Iverson, who died Dec. 1, was born in Provo, Utah.
She worked for Boeing Aircraft in Seattle during World War II.
After the war she worked for American Linen Supply as a Power Machine Operator until her retirement in 1965.
Mrs. Iverson moved to Medical Lake in 1984 from Seattle.
She was a member of the Medical Lake Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Mrs. Iverson is survived by two daughters, Betty Clark of Cheney and Ilene Downey of Charlston, S.C.; a brother, Max Abston of Spokane; 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Richard Donley Colville, Wash.
Service for Richard W. Donley, 45, was Monday at Yahn and Son Funeral Home in Auburn, Wash. Burial will be at Hillcrest Burial Park in Kent, Wash.
Mr. Donley, who was born in Boise, died Dec. 2.
He graduated in 1971 from Kent-Meridian High School in Kent, Wash.
Mr. Donley was co-owner of Caveman Kitchens in Kent and Seattle for 23 years.
He moved to Colville from Kent 16 years ago.
Survivors include his wife, Renee; two sons, David and Sean Donley, both of Colville; a daughter, Christina Donley of Colville; a brother, Robert Donley of Kent; and four sisters, Roseanna Donley and Patricia Donley-Hill, both of Kent, Laura Steele of Bonney Lake, Wash., and Dale Jarosz of Ravensdale, Wash.
Claude Stout Uniontown, Wash.
Viewing for Claude H. Stout, 73, will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Short’s Funeral Chapel in Moscow, Idaho. Service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Lewiston. Burial will follow at Uniontown Cemetery.
Mr. Stout, who was born in Uniontown, died Monday.
He was raised in Uniontown and graduated from Colton (Wash.) High School in 1941.
Mr. Stout was a wheat farmer and cattle rancher until illness forced him to retire several months ago.
He was a member of the Uniontown Community Church, the Colton Shriners and Masonic Lodge, the Lewiston Elks Lodge and the Washington State Cattleman’s Association.
Survivors include three sons, William “Bill” and Dallas Stout, both of Uniontown, and Robert Stout of Lewiston; three brothers, Henry Stout of Uniontown, and Raymond and Martin Stout, both of Genesee, Idaho; and four grandchildren.
Rux Burton Spokane
Memorial service for Rux H. Burton, 86, was Monday at Hennessey Valley Funeral Home. Private inurnment was held at Mica Peak Cemetery.
Mr. Burton, who was born in Fairfield, Wash., died Thursday.
He graduated in 1929 from Rockford High School and then moved to Spokane.
Mr. Burton worked as a cattle buyer for Armour and Co. from 1941 to 1961. He then went into the livestock business for himself.
He was a member of the Elks Lodge 228 and the Washington State Cattlemen’s Association.
His first wife, Margaret Schierman Burton, died in 1977.
Survivors include his wife, Marie; a daughter, Judith Burton of Spokane; two granddaughters and two great-grandsons.
Nel van Tyen Issaquah, Wash.
No service will be held for Nel J. van Tyen, 87, at her request. Faull-Stokes Mortuary in Renton, Wash., is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. van Tyen, a former Spokane resident, died Friday.
She was born in Hilversum, The Netherlands.
She was a cellist with the Spokane Symphony for many years and later continued as a volunteer.
Mrs. van Tyen moved to Issaquah four years ago.
She was a member of the Friday Musical Club, the Women of Rotary, Spokane Racquet Club and the Museum State Historical Society.
Mrs. van Tyen is survived by three daughters, Helene Fornia and Marguerite Harvey, both of Bellevue, Wash., and Maria van Tyen of Westminster, Calif.; a sister, Marguerite van Houten of The Netherlands; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Ruth Simpson Spokane
No service will be held for Ruth A. Simpson, 95, at her request. Hazen and Jaeger Valley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Born in Endicott, Wash., Mrs. Simpson died Sunday.
She was a homemaker and was a member of the Spokane Rose Society.
Mrs. Simpson is survived by her husband of 77 years, Sherman; and two granddaughters.
Maggie Knack Davenport, Wash.
Service for Maggie L. Knack, 96, will be at 11 a.m. today at Strate Funeral Home in Davenport. Burial will follow at the Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport.
Born in Newport, Wash., Mrs. Knack died Monday.
In 1919 she married Sam Knack.
Mrs. Knack was a resident of Davenport for 42 years and was a homemaker.
She was a member of the DavenportEdwall United Methodist Church, Wilson Grange and the Rocklyn Homemakers.
Her husband died in 1960.
She is survived by two daughters, Grace Grunerud and Marjorie Schneider, both of Davenport; a brother, Jake Meek of Spokane; a sister, Marie Endicott of Oldtown, Idaho; 11 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Gordon Leonard Tekoa, Wash.
Service for Gordon L. Leonard, 60, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the United Church of Christ in Tekoa. Burial will follow at Goldenrod Cemetery in Tekoa. Kramer Funeral Home in Tekoa is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Leonard, who was born on the family farm near Pomeroy, Wash., died Saturday.
He graduated in 1956 from Pomeroy High School and was a member of the Future Farmers of America.
Mr. Leonard worked on his family’s cattle ranch near Pomeroy.
In 1968 he moved to Tekoa, where he was a partner in Tekoa Skyways for several years. He later farmed for Heaton Farms, Lawson Farms, Dippel Brothers Farms and in 1986 the Kenneth Nelson Farm until this past fall.
In 1969 he married Patricia Nelson in Tekoa.
He was a member of the Tekoa Jaycees Club, and served on the Tekoa City Council. He was a volunteer on the Tekoa Ambulance crew and had helped with the annual Tekoa Slippery Gulch program.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Lance Leonard of Walla Walla, Kenten Leonard of Pomeroy and Ryan Leonard of Tekoa; a daughter, Darcie Leonard of Tekoa; and a sister, Verna Morgan of Pomeroy.
Freda Sparks Kettle Falls, Wash.
Graveside service for Freda G. Sparks, 82, was Saturday at Meyers Falls Cemetery in Kettle Falls.
Mrs. Sparks, who was born in Dayton, Wash., died Dec. 2.
She moved to Kettle Falls at the age of 13.
In 1933, she married Joseph Sparks in Colville, Wash.
Mrs. Sparks worked for many years as a cook at Barney’s Cafe in Kettle Falls.
She was a member of the Rhodendron Ladies Club and the John Birch Society.
Her husband died in 1975.
She is survived by two sons, Delbert and Roy Sparks, both of Kettle Falls; two daughters, B.J. Hergesheimer of Cedonia, Wash., and Rosie Sparks of Yelm, Wash.; four sisters, Maxine Seims of Seattle, Bunny Bailey of Colville, Wash., Norma Reher of Hermiston, Ore., and Verla Holmes of Pendelton, Ore.; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.