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Raymond Tanksley Jr. Loses Battle With Cancer 9-Year District Judge Mourned As ‘A True Gentleman In Court’

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Bernice Shepard Spokane Service for Bernice M. Shepard, 87, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home South. Private burial will be at Spokane Memorial Gardens. …


Cancer Claims Hoffa Investigator

Walter Sheridan, a key federal investigator in the prosecution of former Teamsters President James R. Hoffa, has died of lung cancer at age 69. When John Kennedy became president in …


Tony-Winning Actress Nancy Kelly Dies

Nancy Kelly, an award-winning stage actress who also appeared in scores of films, died on Jan. 2 at her home in Bel Air, Calif. She was 73. The cause was …


Callahan Passes

Charlie Callahan, who helped tell the sports story at Notre Dame for two decades before joining the Miami Dolphins as publicity director, has died. He was 79. Callahan, sports information …


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Barbara Davis Spokane Memorial service for Barbara W. Davis, 79, will be at noon Monday at Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home.


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Andrew Zaborski Hayden Lake, Idaho Memorial service for Andrew A. Zaborski, 57, is scheduled for 11 a.m. today at the Yates Funeral Home in Coeur d’Alene.


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Colleen Becker Sprague, Wash. Service for Colleen June Becker, 67, is planned for 11 a.m. Friday at the Community Church in Sprague. Burial will be at Macabee Cemetery. Danekas Funeral …


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Lyle Billow Spokane Graveside service for Lyle Henry Billow, 86, is planned for 11 a.m. today at the Protestant Cemetery in Nez Perce, Idaho. Mr. Billow, who died Sunday, was …


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Charles Fleck Spokane Valley Service for Charles H. Fleck, 63, will be at 1 p.m. today at the Spokane Valley Church of the Nazarene with David Blum, honorary chaplain (retired) …


British Comedian Peter Cook Dies

Peter Cook, the acerbic comedian credited with founding contemporary British satire, died Monday. He was 57. Cook died of a gastrointestinal hemorrhage at the Royal Free Hospital, where he had …


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Brent Clark Spokane Service for Brent D. Clark, retired Air Force master sergeant, will be at 3 p.m. today at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home North. Cremation preceded the service. …


French Composer Louis Gaste Dies

Composer Louis Gaste, who wrote the song that was plagiarized as the hit “Feelings,” died at his home of cancer Sunday, his entourage said. He was 88. He also wrote …


Retired Sandpoint School Principal Dies

Charles Stidwell Coeur d’Alene


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Mildred Schoeff Yuma, Ariz.


Former Spokane Pastor Dies

The Rev. William Summerour Seattle Service for The Rev. William Franklin Summerour, 63, is planned for 1 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church in Tacoma. The Spokane service will …


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Maj. Vera May Longbottom Cheney Memorial service for Vera May Longbottom, 68, is planned for 1 p.m. today at the Barnes Chapel in Okanogan, Wash. Inurnment will be at the …


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Francita Cannarozzo Las Vegas Memorial service for Francita M. Cannarozzo, 42, is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Deer Park. Mrs. Cannarozzo, who died Dec. …


French Operetta Composer Dies At Age 78

Francis Lopez, the king of French operetta who composed more than 40 popular works and 1,000 tunes in a career spanning a half century, died Thursday. He was 78. Lopez …


Noted Nfl Coach Dies

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Respected Sandpoint Educator Dies Stidwell Devoted Half-Century To Bonner County Schools

Charles Stidwell, the man thousands of Bonner County residents knew as Mr. Education, died in Coeur d’Alene this week. Stidwell was 94. He spent 46 years as a teacher and …


Music Still Keeps Late Rock Star’s Memory Alive

Danny Hamilton was one of those rock stars whose work far eclipsed his name. You can’t tune in an oldies radio station for very long without hearing Hamilton’s 1971 hit …


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Florence Young Spokane Memorial service for Florence G. Young is planned for 10 a.m. today at Riplinger Funeral Home.


Dallas Music Director Dies In Plane Crash

Eduardo Mata, music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for 16 years and renowned as one of Mexico’s greatest maestros, was killed Wednesday when the plane he was piloting crashed …


Bluesman Hawkins, 58, Dies Of Stroke

Ted Hawkins, the versatile bluesman whose trademark milk crate served as his seat whether he was playing on a sidewalk or in concert halls around the world, died after a …


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J. Michael Cannon Spokane Vigil service for J. Michael Cannon was Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Colbert. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at St. …


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Felicia Reese Spokane Memorial service for Felicia Ann Reese was Saturday at the Harvest Christian Fellowship, N1316 Lincoln. Graveside service is planned for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.


Former President Of Somalia Dies

Maj. Gen. Mohamed Siad Barre, who was overthrown as president of Somalia in 1991 after ruling that impoverished African country for more than 20 years, died on Monday in exile …


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Mildred (Long) Estes Palouse, Wash. Service for Mildred F. (Long) Estes was Thursday at the Palouse Federated Church and was followed by burial at Greenwood Cemetery in Palouse. Kramer Funeral …


Former Wife Of Ringo Starr Dies

Maureen Cox Starkey Tigrett, former wife of Beatle Ringo Starr, has died of complications arising from leukemia treatment, family friends and hospital officials said Saturday. Tigrett, 47, of Los Angeles, …