November 17, 1997 in Features

Obituaries

 

Lillian Clausen

Chewelah, Wash.

Funeral service for Lillian R. Clausen, 73, will be at 2 p.m. today at Schanzenbach Funeral Home in Chewelah. Burial will follow at Summit Valley Cemetery in Summit Valley, Wash.

Mrs. Clausen, who was born in Addy, Wash., died Thursday.

She graduated in 1941 from Jenkins High School in Chewelah and was a homemaker.

In 1971 she married Harold Clausen.

Mrs. Clausen was a member of the Veterans of Foreign War Auxiliary in Chewelah.

Survivors include her husband; a stepson, Fred Clausen of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two stepdaughters, Belinda Clausen of Colorado Springs and Ruth Davis of Fresno, Calif.; two brothers, Homer Egland of Colbert and Reuben Egland of Waitts Lake, Wash.; a sister, Anna Schluter of Chewelah; and three grandchildren.

Marjorie ‘Marge’ Liepold

Smelterville, Idaho

Memorial service for Marjorie “Marge” Liepold, 82, will be held today at 2 p.m. at the American Lutheran Church in Kellogg. Shoshone Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Liepold, who was born in Spokane, died Wednesday.

She moved to the Silver Valley in 1937 from Spokane and was a homemaker.

Mrs. Liepold was a member of the Unity Church in Coeur d’Alene and the Rebekah Lodge.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman.

Survivors include a daughter, Gail Johnson of Smelterville; a son, Bob Liepold of Spokane; and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Silver Valley Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 874, Kellogg, ID 83837.

Al Pierce Spokane

Memorial service for Al Pierce, 66, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Heritage Funeral Home.

Mr. Pierce, who was born in Greeley, Colo., died Thursday.

He graduated from Aberdeen High School in Aberdeen, Wash., and served in the Marine Corps.

In 1950 he married Bea West in Aberdeen.

Mr. Pierce was an advertising executive and owned and operated MSA for 25 years. He later worked at MDI for five years until his retirement in 1995.

He was a 40-year resident of Spokane and a member of the Spokane Lilac Festival serving as a director and past president. He was the president during the 1974 Spokane World’s Fair.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Al Pierce III of Spokane; two daughters, Lori Trowbridge and Terri Perry, both of Spokane; a brother, Bill Pierce of Pittsburg; a sister, Ann Gensel of Everett; nine grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Nora Haynes Spokane

Vigil service for Nora Frances Haynes, 74, will be at 5 p.m. today at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Aloysius Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mrs. Haynes, who was a lifetime resident of Spokane, died Tuesday.

She worked for 10 years at Loganhurst Nursing Home as a receptionist and switchboard operator.

She is survived by a daughter, Carlene Haynes of Spokane; and a grandson.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Research, Attention: Memorial Department, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Edward King Spokane

A private memorial service for Edward E. King, 93, will be held. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home - South is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. King, who was born in Hastings, Minn., died Tuesday.

He moved to Spokane in 1921 and worked for the Palace Store as credit manager and secretary.

The company was later sold to Allied Stores, which owned The Bon Marche, and he worked as a controller for that firm.

In the late 1950s, Mr. King moved to Wallace, where he owned and operated a drive-in restaurant for six years.

He retired and returned to Spokane, where he worked part-time as a cashier in the Turf Club at Playfair.

His first wife, Mabel, preceded him in death.

Mr. King is survived by his wife of 39 years, Lois; a daughter, Carol Hader of Port Townsend, Wash.; a son, Edward King of Yakima; a sister, Marie Johnson of Walker, Minn.; a brother, Robert King of Walker; 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Leroy Bowers Spokane

Graveside service for Leroy C. Bowers, 79, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fairmount Memorial Park. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home - South is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Bowers, who was born in Genesee, Idaho, died Tuesday.

He moved to Spokane 60 years ago and worked for Burlington Railroad as a truck driver for 27 years. He retired in 1980.

Mr. Bowers was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1435.

His wife, Ann Bowers, died in 1995.

Survivors include two sons, Norman and Terry Bowers, both of Spokane; three daughters, Donna Freulic and Jodie Bowers, both of Spokane, and Karen Perdue of Renton, Wash.; a sister, Margaret Brown of Sacramento, Calif.; 15 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Lillian Pesant Spokane

Vigil service for Lillian M. Pesant, 85, will be at 7 p.m. today at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home - South. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Spokane Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Pesant, who was born in St. Paul, Minn., died Wednesday.

She worked as a waitress in various restaurants and lived in Spokane about 30 years.

Mrs. Pesant was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Altar Society.

Her husband, Harry Pesant, preceded her in death.

There are no surviving family members.

, DataTimes


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