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Former 76ers Owner Dies

Irv Kosloff - former owner of the Philadelphia 76ers, founder of the Roosevelt Paper Company, and a highly respected philanthropist - died Sunday. He was 82. “Kos,” as was known, …


John Neff Athol, Idaho Service for John C. Neff, 16, is planned for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, at New Life Community Church, N6100 Hayden Ave., in Rathdrum, Idaho. English Funeral Chapel …


Ted Berg Spokane Funeral Mass for Edward T. “Ted” Berg will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Hennessey-Smith Funeral …

Screenwriter Calder Willingham Dies

Calder Willingham, the novelist and screenwriter whose first book, “End as a Man,” made him a literary star at 24, died on Sunday at 72 on lung cancer. Willingham was …


Jim Bariel Coeur d’Alene Service for Jim Bariel, 71, will be at 2:30 p.m. today at English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene. Mr. Bariel died Thursday at home. He was …

Holman Left His Mark On Basketball Legendary College Coach Developed So-Called Eastern Manner Of Play

Nat Holman, a man of finesse on the court and in the classroom, is dead. Holman died last Sunday at the Hebrew Home for the Aged in the Bronx of …


Janet Wallace Spokane Service for Janet Fairleigh Wallace, 90, is planned for 1 p.m. today at Strate Funeral Home in Wilbur, Wash. Burial will be in Almira, Wash. Wiggen and …

Spirited Teen’s Life Cut Short By Heart Attack

Dawn Malek showed her free spirit and love for horses last year when she rode her horse to school on the last day of classes. File/The Spokesman-Review


Amos Crowe Jr. St. Maries Graveside service for Amos M. Crowe Jr., 66, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Cemetery in St. Maries. Yates-Hodge Funeral Home in St. …

Sports People

Phoenix’s Danny Ainge was suspended for one game and fined $7,500 for slapping Portland’s Chris Dudley during an NBA game Wednesday… . Former NFL quarterback Roman Gabriel will …


Lewis Houdak Deer Lake, Wash. Funeral Mass for Lewis Joseph Houdak, 70, is planned for 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Presentation Catholic Church in Deer Park. Burial will be …


W. Phillip Blessing Coeur d’Alene Service for W. Phillip Blessing, 77, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at St. Thomas Catholic Church. English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene is in …

O’Billovich Dies

Jack “Mad Dog” O’Billovich, an allAmerican linebacker who played in Oregon State’s last Rose Bowl team, died of heart disease at the age of 54. O’Billovich played for the Beavers …

Holman Dies

Nat Holman, coach of the only team to sweep both the NIT and NCAA tournaments in the same season, is dead at age 98. Called “Mr. Basketball,” Holman took a …


Patricia Miller Spokane

‘Kate And Allie’ Writer Dies At 57

Bob Randall, a prolific dramatist, novelist and television writer whose successes included the Broadway play “6 Rms Riv Vu” and the hit TV series “Kate and Allie,” is dead at …


Patricia Wolff Spokane

David Wayne, Stage And Film Star, Dies At 81

Actor David Wayne in 1955. Photo by Associated Press

`Becoming A Man’ Author Dies

Paul Monette, whose autobiography “Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story” won the 1992 National Book Award for non-fiction, died at home on Friday at 7:30 p.m. He was 49 …


George Shreve Lewiston Memorial service for George W. Shreve, 77, was Feb. 2 at Vassar-Rawls Funeral Home in Lewiston. Cremation preceded the service. Mr. Shreve, a retired Lewiston Morning Tribune …


Calvin Parr St. Maries

Statesman, Scholar, J.W. Fulbright Dies Leading Critic Of Vietnam War, U.S. Foreign Policy



Harold Bryant Spokane Memorial service for Harold V. Bryant, 80, is planned for 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Liberty Park United Methodist Church. Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge …


Ruth Reeve Ritzville, Wash. Service of remembrance for Ruth Howton Reeve, 96, will be at 11 a.m. today at Danekas Funeral Home in Ritzville. Mrs. Reeve died Saturday. Born in …

TV Sidekick Of `Virginian’ Dies Of Cancer



Cecil Robinette Spokane

Poet James Merrill Dies Of Heart Attack

Pulitzer Prize winning poet James Merrill, whose long, distinguished career included 14 books of verse, died of a heart attack Monday. He was 68. Merrill, who lived in New York …


Steven McCarver Spokane Memorial service for Steven G. McCarver, 22, will be at 10 a.m. today at Riplinger Funeral Home. Cremation preceded the service.

Former Opera Star Dies At Age 77

Thomas Hayward, a leading tenor at the Metropolitan Opera during the 1940s and 1950s, died on Thursday at his home. He was 77.


Carl `Vic’ Gezelius Colville, Wash.