March 28, 1998 in Features

Obituaries

 

Clifton Flatt Silverton, Idaho

Service for Clifton Raymond Flatt, 91, will be Monday at 1:30 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Pinehurst, Idaho. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Kellogg. Shoshone Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Flatt, who died Thursday, was born in Nez Perce, Idaho.

He moved to the Silver Valley in 1934 from Nez Perce and worked at the Bunker Hill Mining Co., as a zinc plant supervisor for 35 years, retiring in 1971.

Mr. Flatt was a member of the Bunker Hill 20-Year Club, the Kellogg Elks Lodge and was a past member of the Oddfellows Lodge.

His wife of 51 years, Vyrle , died in 1980.

Survivors include four daughters, Alma Bell of Osburn, Idaho, Loraine Havis of Caldwell, Idaho, Dorothy Simpson of Kingston, Idaho, and Donna Auer of Wyoming; three sons, Leonard Flatt of Alaska, David Flatt of Eagle, Idaho, and Kenneth Flatt of Boise; a brother, Clarence Flatt of Lewiston; a sister, Alma Anderson of Moscow, Idaho; 26 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Silver Wood Good Samaritan Center, Box 358, Silverton, ID 83867.

James Brown Coeur d’Alene

Service for James Harrison Brown, 80, will be at 2 p.m. today at Coeur d’Alene Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Coeur d’Alene Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Brown, who was born in Fruitland, Idaho, died Wednesday.

He served in the Army from 1942 to 1945 with the 813th Engineer Battalion and was stationed in the Aleutian Islands.

After his military service, he worked construction in New York and then returned to Southern Idaho in 1958 to work on the Brownlee Dam project.

Mr. Brown moved to Coeur d’Alene in 1959 and worked for Morrison-Knudsen on the Interstate 90 project around Lake Coeur d’Alene.

He later worked as a crane operator for Luke’s Transfer before owning Jim’s Crane Service. He retired at the age of 70.

Survivors include his wife of more than 50 years, Julia; four daughters, Louise Krause of Coeur d’Alene, Julie Titus of St. Maries and Joanne DuBois and Connie Alger, both of New York; a son, James Alger of Florida; five sisters, Edna Saxton of Wyoming, Wilma Freeman and Alta Baer, both of Payette, Idaho, Margaret Hagler of Oregon, and Dorothy Golden of Boise; two brothers, Frank Brown of Alaska, and Donald Brown of Burley, Idaho; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Idaho, 280 Prairie Ave., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815.

Mildred Maher Spirit Lake, Idaho

No service will be held for Mildred D. Maher, 84, at her request. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Maher, who died Wednesday, was born in Walla Walla.

In 1932 she married Michael Maher in Ritzville, Wash. They moved to Spokane in 1939.

She was a homemaker and was a member of Sacred Heart Parish and the 12th Street Sewing Club. She was also an avid bowler.

Mrs. Maher moved to Spirit Lake a year ago.

Her husband died in 1992.

She is survived by a son, Richard Maher of Spokane; three daughters, Ginger Anne Edmonds and Kathleen Fairfax, both of Spokane, and Patricia Barney of Coeur d’Alene; a sister, Virginia Baumgart of Walla Walla; 26 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.

Beatrice Chambers Spokane

Visitation for Beatrice Chambers, 89, will be from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Hazen and Jaeger Valley Funeral Home. Service is planned for 10 a.m. Monday at Pines Baptist Church. Private graveside service will follow at Pines Cemetery.

Mrs. Chambers, who was born in Council Hill, Okla., died Thursday.

She was a 30-year resident of Spokane and was a homemaker.

Mrs. Chambers was a member of the Pines Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Eddie Chambers of Riverside, Calif.; two daughters, Martha King of Spokane and Alene Shoemake of Tulsa, Okla.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pines Baptist Church.

Agnes Angelos Coeur d’Alene

Private service for Agnes M. Angelos, 84, will be held at a later date. Yates Funeral Home in Coeur d’Alene is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Angelos, who was born in Roulette, Pa., died Wednesday.

She grew up in Pennsylvania and married James Angelos in New York City in 1930.

Mrs. Angelos lived in New York City before moving to Boston in 1940, where she worked for Employers Liability Insurance Co.

She retired due to a disability and moved to California in 1977.

Mrs. Angelos recently moved to Coeur d’Alene to be near family and was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James, in 1939.

Survivors include two sons, Jim Angelos of Florida and Tom Angelos of Arizona; a daughter, Barbara Germann of Hayden Lake; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Idaho, 280 Prairie Ave., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815.

Gene Donnenwirth Jr. Rose Lake, Idaho

Service for D. Gene Donnenwirth Jr., 35, will be today at 11 a.m. at St. Rita’s Catholic Church in Kellogg. A potluck gathering will follow at 3:30 p.m. at Rick’s Place in Kingston, Idaho. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in St. Maries. Shoshone Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Donnenwirth, who was born in St. Maries, died Wednesday in a logging accident near Mullan, Idaho.

He was a lifelong Silver Valley resident, and had attended Canyon School and graduated from Kellogg High School in 1981.

Mr. Donnenwirth worked as a logger for Babbitt Logging Co.

Survivors include his wife of 14 years, Nena; three children, Ashley, Kyley, and Cody Donnenwirth, all at home; his parents, Dennis and Marge Donnenwirth of Rose Lake; a sister, Cindy O’Reilly of Post Falls; two brothers, Chuck Donnenwirth of Pinehurst and Tony Donnenwirth of Rose Lake; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Phyllis Williams Post Falls

Memorial service for Phyllis Anne Williams, 61, will be at 11:30 a.m. today at the Community Presbyterian Church in Post Falls. The Cremation Society of Washington is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Williams, who was born in Sagle, Idaho, died Saturday.

She graduated from Rathdrum High School and from North Idaho College’s nursing program.

Mrs. Williams worked at Kootenai Medical Center and was a group leader in a KMC-sponsored bi-polar support group.

Mrs. Williams also was affiliated with Northern Idaho Home Health and Panhandle Home Health.

She was an elder at the Community Presbyterian Church. In 1972 she was named Mother of the Year by The Spokesman-Review based on a submission from her daughter.

She married Fred Williams in 1994.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Michael Waller of Garfield, Idaho, and Pat Waller of Lewiston; two daughters, Rosie Willy and Kathy Holland, both of Post Falls; and seven grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Presbyterian Church of Post Falls, c/o youth benefits, Fifth Ave. and William St., or The American Brain Tumor Society, 2720 River Road, Des Plains, IL 60018-4110.

Marcella Pacello Spokane

Memorial service for Marcella L. Pacello, 78, is planned for 5 p.m. today at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home.

Mrs. Pacello, who was born in Minneapolis, died Wednesday.

She moved to Tacoma as a child and graduated from Stadium High School.

Mrs. Pacello was a Spokane resident for 50 years.

She was active with the Chamber of Commerce, Mail Call Vietnam and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

From 1969 to 1975, she owned and operated Joe’s A.M.J.

Her husband, John Pacello, preceded her in death.

Survivors include three sons, Laurence and Steve Pacello, both of Spokane, and Mick Pacello of Sacramento, Calif.; a daughter, Linda Green of Spokane; a brother, Jerry Pogreba of Tacoma; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Donald Satchwell Post Falls

Visitation for Donald E. Satchwell, 68, will be from 8:30-10 a.m. Monday at English Funeral Chapel in Post Falls. Graveside service will follow at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Post Falls.

Mr. Satchwell, who was born in Post Falls, died Thursday.

He grew up and graduated from Rathdrum High School in 1948 and was a founder of the Post Falls Little League and Babe Ruth Baseball organizations.

Mr. Satchwell was a farmer on the Rathdrum Prairie and retired as maintenance supervisor at the Post Falls School District after 27 years of service.

He had also been active in the East Greenacres Water Board and the Idaho Water Association.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 50 years, Dorothy; two sons, Donald Satchwell of Utah, and Dean Satchwell of Othello, Wash.; two daughters, Donna Felgenhauer of Fairfield, Wash., and DeImna Heiken of Fort Benton, Mont.; and five grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Idaho, 280 Prairie Ave., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815.

Florence Hirsch Colville, Wash.

Burial Mass for Florence Catherine Hirsch, 90, is set for 11 a.m. today at Colville Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mountain View Park Cemetery in Colville. Danekas Funeral Home in Colville is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Hirsch, a lifetime Colville resident, died Thursday.

She graduated in 1926 from Colville High School and began working as a waitress in a cafe in Colville. She also sorted apples in Marble, Wash.

In 1932 she married Ray Hirsch in Colville where they farmed and she worked for a time at the Old Dominion Creamery.

Mrs. Hirsch was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and altar society and Mount Carmel Hospital Auxiliary.

Her husband died in 1983.

Survivors include two daughters, Aileen Bresnahan of Colville and Joanne Delles of Bellingham; a son, Kenneth Hirsch of Ione, Wash.; eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Carmel Hospital Auxiliary or Immaculate Conception Church Building Fund.

James Arnett Spokane

Graveside service for James R. Arnett, 74, will be at 1 p.m. today at Fairmount Memorial Park. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home - North is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Arnett, a 58-year Spokane resident, died Wednesday.

He was born in Lancaster, Calif., and in 1940 moved to Spokane.

Mr. Arnett graduated in 1943 from Lewis and Clark High School.

He worked as a housekeeping supervisor at Deaconess Hospital for 22 years and retired in 1988.

His first wife of 37 years, Nina Arnett, died in 1989.

Survivors include his wife, Helen; a son, Kent Arnett of Spokane; three stepsons, Delbert and Dennis DeBill, both of Spokane and Robert DeBill of El Cajon, Calif.; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Doris Smith Spokane

Service for Doris M. Smith, 84, will be at 10 a.m. today at Valley Fourth Memorial Community Church. Private entombment will be at Fairmount Memorial Park. Thornhill Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Smith, who was born and raised in Spokane, died Wednesday.

She graduated from North Central High School and received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington.

In 1939 she married Stanley Smith.

Mrs. Smith taught English for 25 years at Freeman High School. She retired in 1975.

She was a member of Valley Fourth Memorial Community Church.

Her husband died in 1988.

Mrs. Smith is survived by a daughter, Stana Smith of Salem, Ore.; a son, Bruce Smith of Valleyford; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Emily Disotell Spokane

Memorial service for Emily E. Disotell, 97, will be at 2 p.m. today at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home. Private inurnment will be held.

Mrs. Disotell, who was born in Red Lodge, Mont., died Tuesday.

She moved to Spokane in 1925 and worked in a bakery.

Survivors include two sons, Jerry and Frank Disotell, both of Spokane; a daughter, Connie Deluzio of Spokane; a sister, Florence Hanson of Spokane; eight grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

, DataTimes


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