Service for Trilma E. Russom, 79, will be held at a later date in Ashland, Ore. Yates Funeral Home, Hayden Chapel, is in charge of local arrangements.
Mrs. Russom, who was born in California, died Friday.
She grew up and attended schools in Ashland and had lived in Alaska for many years before moving to Hayden in 1988 from Anchorage.
Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Bradford “Red” Russom; two daughters, Yvonne Hjelm of Lewiston, and Bonnie Boyer of Nevada; two brothers, Gerald Powers of New Mexico and Gene Powers of Ashland; a sister, Sharlee Dougherty of California; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Bonners Ferry, Idaho
Service for Curtis Jerome Cody, 13, will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bonners Ferry. Bonners Ferry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery.
Curtis, who was born in Libby, Mont., died Sept. 16 at the Glenn Haven Youth Ranch in Plainview, Ark.
He attended schools in Bonners Ferry, and Troy, Mont., and was recently enrolled in Boundary County Junior High.
Survivors include his mother, Nannette Schrader of California; his father, Brian Cody of Troy, Mont.; a brother, Jared Satterlund; a sister, Destiny Schrader; his grandparents, Chuck and Sheron Lockman of Bonners Ferry; his great-grandparents, Marvin Bennett and Sirleen Lockman of Bonners Ferry; and numerous other relatives.
No service will be held for Phyllis J. McClements. The Cremation Society of Washington in in charge of arrangements.
Ms. McClements, 60, was born in Wamsutter, Wyo. She died Saturday.
She served in the Army as a clerical worker and retired in 1976.
She then moved to Bonner County.
There are no surviving family members.
Lucile Holladay Spokane
Visitation for Lucile Holladay, 87, will be from noon to 7 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Heritage Funeral Home. Funeral service is set for 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Spokane Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Holladay, who was born in Deep Creek, Wash., died Sunday.
She graduated from North Central High School and was a homemaker.
Her memberships included Order of Eastern Star Martha Chapter No. 60, the Nile Serving Committee, El Karnak Temple No. 6, Chapter AZ Philanthropic Educational Organization, Camp Fire Girls and Job’s Daughters.
Her husband, Lloyd Holladay, died in January.
Survivors include two daughters, JoAnn Giffing of Hayden Lake, Idaho, and Doris Young of Boardman, Ore.; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children or the Philanthropic Educational Organization Projects.
Service for Eunice B. Schultz, 79, will be at 2 p.m. today at Grace Lutheran Church in Potlatch. Burial will follow at Mendenhall Cemetery in Potlatch. Kramer Funeral Home in Palouse, Wash., is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Schultz, who was born in Webb, Saskatchewan, died Monday.
Her family moved to Potlatch when she was a child and she graduated from Potlatch High School in 1936.
In 1937 she married Carl Schultz in Potlatch. They farmed and operated a dairy for many years. They retired from farming in 1968.
Mrs. Schultz worked as a cook for a fraternity house at the University of Idaho from 1960 to 1964. She later was a homemaker.
Her memberships included Grace Lutheran Church of Potlatch.
She is survived by her husband; a daughter, Carol Renz of Kennewick; a brother, Wesley Nearing of Princeton, Idaho; a sister, Vida Morken of Big Bear, Calif.; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church or the Potlatch Ambulance Fund.
Michael Johnson Spokane
Service for Michael Harvey “Mike” Johnson, 46, will be at 2 p.m. today at Sherman-Knapp Funeral Home in Newport, Wash.
Mr. Johnson, who was born in Tacoma, died Sunday.
He graduated from high school in Tehran, Iran.
He lived in Post Falls and moved to Spokane in the 1980s.
Survivors include his parents, Lloyd and Delores Johnson of Post Falls; a son, Chris of Coeur d’Alene; three brothers, Norman Johnson of Spokane, Richard Johnson of Otis Orchards and Alan Johnson of Junction City, Ore.; and two sisters, Sondra Bowman and Deeann Watson, both of Coeur d’Alene.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Eastern Washington and North Idaho regions.
William Schmidt Sandpoint
Visitation for William E. “Bill” Schmidt, 68, will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Coffelt’s Funeral Chapel in Sandpoint. Service will follow at 2 p.m. at the chapel. Mr. Schmidt, who was born in Sandpoint, died Sunday.
He grew up in Sandpoint and graduated from Sandpoint High School before serving with the Army from 1951 to 1953 during the Korean War.
Mr. Schmidt returned to the Sandpoint area after his military service and worked for the forest service in the Sandpoint and Coeur d’Alene districts for 33 years and retired from the Sandpoint district.
He was involved in many aspects with the Forest Service, including fire dispatch, timber cruiser, fighting forest fires, scaling logs, fire desk and working controlled burns.
Mr. Schmidt taught hunter education for youth and the Junior Rifle Club and was a member of the Bonner County Sportsman Association. He was also a member of the Sandpoint Elks Lodge.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Iris; a daughter, Tammy Bell of Spokane; a son, Edgar Schmidt of Oklahoma; a stepdaughter, Barbara Yapp of Spokane; a stepson, Bernie Clark of Nevada; a sister, Helen Poelstra of Sagle, Idaho; three grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren and one stepgreat-granddaughter.
Bessie (Bitterman) Gustafson Spokane
Service for Bessie I. (Bitterman) Gustafson, 77, will be at 3 p.m. Friday at English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene. Burial will be at Forest Cemetery in Coeur d’Alene. Mrs. Gustafson, who was born in Coeur d’Alene, died Saturday.
She was raised in Coeur d’Alene and moved to Spokane in 1984.
She had worked as a waitress for Templin’s Restaurant, the Coeur d’Alene Elks Lodge and other area restaurants.
Survivors include her husband, Alvin; two daughters, Sandra VanZandt of Post Falls and Linda Horton of Spokane; three brothers, Bud, Jimmy and Victor Mullen; six sisters, Margaret Gilbert, Agnes Schneberger, Goldie Morgan, Virginia Utech, Shirley Nesdahl, and Mike Phillips; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial service for Goldie M. Entwistle, 91, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Colville United Methodist Church. Danekas Funeral Chapel in Colville is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Entwistle, who died Saturday, was born in Pleasant Valley, Wash.
In 1925 she married William Entwistle in Colville.
They lived and farmed in Arzina near Rice, Wash. She cooked in logging camps for many years.
In 1934 she and her husband moved into Colville and operated the Home Cafe for two years. They then returned to the farm, where they remained until 1975 when they retired.
They moved to Spokane in 1975 and she returned to Colville in 1985.
Her husband died in 1985.
Mrs. Entwistle was a member of Colville United Methodist Church, Quillisascut Grange, Pamona Grange and the Stevens County Historical Society.
She is survived by two daughters, Geraldine Fredrickson of Colville and Janice Harlick of Ocean Shores, Wash.; two sons, John Entwistle of Colville and Bill Entwistle of Spokane; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Stevens County Historical Society or the Quillisascut Grange.
Ralph Burke Spokane
Memorial service for Ralph V. Burke, 51, is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sandpoint. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Burke, who was born in Spokane, died Friday.
He served in the Army and worked as a brakeman for the railroad.
He was a member of Sandpoint Elks Lodge and United Transportation Union.
He is survived by his wife, Janet; two sons, Tim and Ricky Burke; a daughter, Michelle Jurgens; two stepsons, Brian and Calvin Hockersmith; a brother, Paul Burke; a sister, Judy O’Malley; and five grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane.
Lise (Wennstrom) Rossignol
Service for Lise (Wennstrom) Rossignol, 30, will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at her mother’s home in Coeur d’Alene. Memorial service will be held at a later date in Newport, Ore. DeMoss-Durdan Garden Chapel in Corvallis, Ore., is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Rossignol, who was born in Corvallis, died of cancer Sept. 15.
She moved to Spokane in 1977.
She worked as a landscaper.
In 1995 she moved to Newport, Ore.
Survivors include her father, Jack Wennstrom of Newport; her mother and stepfather, Mary and Claude Myhre of Coeur d’Alene; a sister, Nancy Wennstrom Waters of Chattaroy, Wash.; and her grandparents, Clare Crisp of Homedale, Idaho, John Farnworth of Keiser, Ore., and Caroline Barney of Seattle.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice organization of your choice.
Donald Boyles Spokane
Memorial service for Donald R. Boyles, 65, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Thornhill Valley Funeral Home.
Born in Cashmere, Wash., Mr. Boyles died Saturday.
He served in the Army during the Korean War and later graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in accounting.
He worked in San Francisco before moving to Spokane in 1971. He worked for more than 30 years at Transamerica Title.
Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Virginia; three daughters, Kristin Boyles of Wenatchee, Karen Gardner of Spokane, and Ann Thompson of Hobson, Mont.; a brother, Jay Gibbons of Peshastin, Wash.; and a granddaughter.
Dorothy Hodge Guess Spokane
Memorial service for Dorothy Hodge Guess, 84, was Monday at Heritage Congregational church.
Born in Rayville, La., Mrs. Guess died Friday.
She was a graduate of Louisiana State University, with a major in music.
Mrs. Guess was active in Republican politics with her husband, former state Sen. Sam Guess. He died in 1989.
She was also a homemaker.
She was a member of Heritage Congregational Church, Spokane College Women’s Association and Chi Omega.
Survivors include a son, Steven Hodge Guess of Clovis, Calif.; two sisters, Gloria Hodge Johnson and Eleanor Hodge Moreland both of Shreveport, La.; four grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Heritage Congregational Church Music Department.
No service will be held for Lois Loraine Pjesky, 72, At her request. English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Pjesky, who was born in Michigan, died Sunday.
She attended Michigan State University and then worked as a manager at Abrahms Women’s Clothing store in Michigan for many years.
Mrs. Pjesky moved to Coeur d’Alene in 1986 from Michigan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred in 1996.
Survivors include a son, Phillip Pjesky of Hayden Lake, Idaho; a sister, Lavonna Clark of Tacoma; and three grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Idaho, 280 Prairie Ave., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.
Irma Farley Spokane
Graveside service for Irma J. Farley, 91, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Riverside Memorial Park. HennesseySmith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Farley, who was born in Lynn, Wash., died Saturday.
She graduated from high school in Spokane and worked for the Roundup Grocery Company as an order clerk. She retired in 1971.
Mrs. Farley was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church.
Her husband, Gilbert, died in 1976.
She is survived by a son, Gilbert Farley of Spokane; and a sister, Martha Olsen of Spokane.
Memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Lutheran Church.
Robert Huneke Spokane
Memorial service for Robert Hamblen “Rob” Huneke, 48, will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home.
Mr. Huneke, a lifetime Spokane resident, died Sunday.
He graduated from Ferris High School and received his bachelor of arts degree from Lewis and Clark College. He then graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law.
He worked as a legal intern for Hamblen, Gilbert & Brooke and was admitted to the bar in December of 1977.
Mr. Huneke opened his own practice in the Paulsen Building in 1977, practicing general law.
He was a founder the Spokane Lilac Bloomsday Association serving as president, was involved in the Clydesdale Runners Club and participated in a Hawaiian marathon.
He was a member of the Washington State Bar Association, and was involved with the Sister City Association, Young Men’s Christian Association, Deaconess Medical Center and was a former chair of the International Law Committee.
Mr. Huneke also served as a board member in 1991 and 1993 on The Inland Northwest World Trade Council.
Survivors include his parents, John and Connie Huneke of Spokane; two brothers, Edward Huneke of Seattle and John Huneke of Columbus, Ohio; and a sister, Anne Huneke Chamberlain of Annapolis, Md.