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Margaret Swendener Coeur d’Alene

Memorial service for Margaret L. Swendener, 78, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene.

Mrs. Swendener died Sunday. Born in Spokane, she moved with her family to Spirit Lake, Idaho, where she graduated from high school.

She graduated from the University of Idaho and taught in Lewiston, Astoria, Ore., and Vancouver, Wash.

Mrs. Swendener moved to Benton City, Wash., in 1948 and to Spokane in 1951. She moved to Coeur d’Alene in 1963.

She was a member First United Methodist Church of Coeur d’Alene and Wives of Submarine Veterans of World War II. She was also active with the North Idaho Museum.

Survivors include her husband, Keith Swendener; a son, John Swendener of Coeur d’Alene; three daughters, Anita Cope of Mead, Karen Margaret Boyer of Greenacres and Sandra Lynn Hanold of Bothell, Wash.; a brother, Bob Johnson of Walnut Creek, Calif.; six grandchildren and two greatgranddaughters.

Memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of North Idaho or to United Methodist Church, N416 Sixth, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

Phillip Plummer Pullman

Graveside service for Phillip A. Plummer, 75, will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Garfield (Wash.) Cemetery. Kramer Funeral Home in Palouse is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Plummer, who died Monday, was born in Elberton, Wash. He graduated from Garfield High School.

He was a Weyerhaeuser logger, and in the 1940s he started working for the railroad. He retired as a bridge foreman for Burlington Northern Railroad in the late 1970s.

He moved to Garfield after retirement and to Pullman in 1989.

Mr. Plummer was a former member of the Eagles Aerie and was a member of the railroad union.

Survivors include three brothers, Milton Plummer of Klamath Falls, Ore., Thomas Plummer of Athol, Idaho, and Robert Plummer of Great Falls, Mont.; two half-brothers, Elmer Houss of Spokane and William Houss of Garfield; a sister, Mable Bridge of Garfield; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Garfield-Farmington Emergency Medical Technicians or to the Garfield Cemetery.

Ethel Womack Spokane

Service for Ethel M. Womack, 94, is scheduled for 10 a.m. today at Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home followed by entombment at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mrs. Womack died Sunday. Born in Nebraska, she moved to Spokane 75 years ago.

She worked as secretary for Womack and Conboy Plumbing for 10 years.

Mrs. Womack was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church and a former member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Plumbers’ Union and the Auxiliary of Master Plumbers.

Her husband of 61 years, Ellis Womack, died in 1983. Survivors include a brother, George Faulkner of California; four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one greatgreat-grandchild.

Memorial gifts may be given to Messiah Lutheran Church, N4202 Belt, Spokane, WA 99205 or to Crosswalk, W525 Second, Spokane, WA 99204.

John Anderson Coeur d’Alene

Memorial service for John G. “Tuner” Anderson, 44, is planned for 10 a.m. today at the English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene.

Mr. Anderson, a lifetime Coeur d’Alene resident, died Friday.

He graduated from Coeur d’Alene High School, and worked with his father as a teen at the Bell and Gar Texaco. He then logged and worked numerous construction jobs before going to work for Inland Asphalt in 1979.

Mr. Anderson was a member of the Teamsters Local 690.

Survivors include his wife, Cathy; three sons, Mike Anderson of Coeur d’Alene, David Anderson of Post Falls and Ryan Anderson, at the home; his mother, Bunny Eslick of Yuma, Ariz.; two brothers, Ken Anderson and Mike Anderson, both of Coeur d’Alene; and two grandchildren.

Memorial gifts may be made to United Way, N105 Fourth, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

Julia Busholl Post Falls

Vigil service for Julia Mary Busholl, 94, is planned for 7 p.m. Friday at English Funeral Chapel in Post Falls. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:40 a.m. Saturday at St. George’s Catholic Church in Post Falls followed by burial at St. Thomas Cemetery.

Mrs. Busholl, who died Sunday, was born in Dickinson, N.D. She moved to the Post Falls area in 1921.

Mrs. Busholl was a homemaker and a member of St. George’s Catholic Church, the Royal Neighbors of America, the Post Falls Grandmothers Club, the Cloverleaf Grange, Post Falls Historical Society and the Post Falls Senior Citizens.

Her husband, Frank Busholl, died in 1950. Survivors include two daughters, Katherine Burke of Spokane and Mary Frazey of Post Falls; a sister, Tootie Anderson of Coeur d’Alene; two stepbrothers, Ed Renner and Mike Renner, both of Coeur d’Alene; 10 grandchildren and 12 greatgrandchildren.

Darla Sims Coeur d’Alene

Service for Darla J. Sims, 53, is planned for 4 p.m. today at the English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene.

Mrs. Sims died Sunday. Born in Bakersfield, Calif., she moved to Coeur d’Alene in 1973 from Sacramento.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of the Open Door in Coeur d’Alene.

She married Bill Sims in 1967.

Survivors include her husband; a son, David Sims, at the home; a daughter, Christy Sims, at the home; her mother, Mae Gorbet of Sacramento; and a sister, Peggy Taylor of Sacramento.

Memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of North Idaho, W280 Prairie, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

Ray Legard Spokane

No service is planned for Ray Legard, 79, at his request. Hazen & Jaeger Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Legard died Sunday. Born in St. Maries he was a miner and lived most of his life in Spokane.

Survivors include a son, Joe Legard of Spokane; a daughter, Mary Legard of Spokane; three brothers, Allen Legard of Coeur d’Alene, Leo Legard of San Jose, Calif., and Edward Legard of Wallace; and two sisters, Vivian Dimico of St. Maries and Leona Heddle of St. Paul, Minn.

Garry Dunlop Spokane

Memorial service for Garry Dunlop, 56, is planned for 10:30 a.m. Friday at Templin’s Resort in Post Falls with his son, John Dunlop, officiating. Thornhill Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Dunlop died Sunday. He was born in Hamilton, Texas, served in the Navy and graduated from the School of Mines in El Paso, Texas.

Mr. Dunlop worked as a mining geologist in Arizona and New Mexico. He moved to Spokane in 1983.

He was working as conservation water manager for the Colville Confederated Indian Tribes in the Environmental Trust Department at the time of his death.

Survivors include his wife, Joan Christensen; a daughter, Tina of Salt Lake City; three sons, John Dunlop, M. Eric Dunlop and G. Daniel Dunlop, all of Spokane; his parents, John and Ruth Dunlop of Hamilton, Texas; a sister, Judith Cannon of Huntsville, Texas; a brother, John Dunlop of San Antonio, Texas; and four grandchildren.

Gertrude McMillan Wilbur, Wash.

Graveside service for Gertrude M. McMillan, 87, will be at 11 a.m. today at the Wilbur Cemetery. Strate Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. McMillan, a lifetime Wilbur resident, died Sunday.

She was a homemaker and member of the Wheatridge Grange and Rebekah Lodge. She also was a member of the Sunshine Women’s Club.

Her first husband, Vern Angstrom, and her second husband, Ross McMillan, both preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Ed Angstrom of Davenport, Wash.; a daughter, Virginia McElroy of Sagle, Idaho; two stepdaughters, Colleen Novotney of Wilbur, Wash., and Wanda Esvelt of Daisy, Wash.; a stepson, Kenneth McMillan of Wilbur; a sister, Ellen Hume of Spokane; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and numerous stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Wilbur Cemetery Association.

Katherine Massengale Spokane

Service for Katherine B. Massengale, 71, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hazen & Jaeger Valley Funeral Home followed by burial at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

Mrs. Massengale, a homemaker, died Saturday. Born in Republic, Wash., she moved to Spokane 71 years ago.

Survivors include her husband, Orval L. Massengale; three children, Kit, Dianna and Kevin; three sisters, Sally Burke of Boston, Bette Beck of Palm Springs, Calif., and Pat Taft of Irvin, Utah; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Genevieve Nelson Spokane

Service for Genevieve Nelson, 80, is planned for 2 p.m. today at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home North followed by burial at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mrs. Nelson died Saturday. Born in Denver, she moved to Spokane 75 years ago. She was a drapery maker for a short time and was a past member of the Spokane Kennel Club.

Survivors include three sons, Stuart Nelson of Pasco, Ronald Nelson of Spokane and Jim Nelson of Oakland, Calif.; nine grandchildren and 20 greatgrandchildren.

Memorial gifts may be made to the American Lung Association or the American Cancer Society.

Vancenita Humphrey Post Falls

Memorial graveside service for Vancenita J. Humphrey, 74, is planned for 3 p.m. Thursday at the Evergreen Cemetery in Post Falls. English Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Humphrey died Monday. Born in Wapato, Wash., she moved to Post Falls many years ago.

Survivors include her husband, James R. Humphrey; two sons, James O’Hara of Puyallup, Wash., and Kenneth Humphrey of Post Falls; a daughter, Nora Amicarella of Spokane; two sisters, Melba Marshall of Deer Lodge, Mont., and Lois Sanders of Spokane; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorial gifts may be made to the American Parkinson’s Disease Association, 60 Bay Street, Suite 401, Staten Island, N.Y. 10301.

Leona Haack Spokane

Service for Leona Haack, 93, is planned for 11 a.m. today at Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home followed by burial at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

Mrs. Haack died Saturday. Born in Griswold, Iowa, she moved to Spokane many years ago.

She was a homemaker and attended Southside Assembly of God Church in Spokane.

Her husband, Herman Haack, preceded her in death. Survivors include two sons, Ben Reed and Bob Reed, both of Spokane; a daughter, Ree Whallon of Bremerton; 15 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial gifts may be made to Southside Assembly of God, S2607 Freya, Spokane, WA 99223. < Webster Foulon Cheney

Service for Webster “Web” H. Foulon, 75, is planned for 1 p.m. today at Jerue Funeral Home in Cheney followed by burial at the Fairview Cemetery in Rockford.

Mr. Foulon died Sunday. Born in Quincy, Wash., he graduated from high school in Winthrop, Wash.

He served in the Army during World War II and was awarded the Bronze Star.

He owned Webster Foulon Television and Radio Repair in Cheney before retiring five years ago. He was a member of St. Paul Episcopal Church in Cheney.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Foulon; and a sister, Dorcas Briggs of Shelton, Wash.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Cheney Care Center or the donor’s choice.

William Briggs Spokane

Service for William A. Briggs, 88, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home North followed by burial at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mr. Briggs died Saturday. Born in Little Falls, Minn., he moved to Spokane in 1930.

Mr. Briggs worked during World War II as a truck foreman at the Navy Depot. He then worked for several trucking companies, including Clifton Applegate and Mid-Mountain Construction, before retiring in 1970.

Survivors include a son, Bill Briggs of Spokane; a sister, Hattie Schultz of Little Falls, Minn.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial gifts may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, E1725 Bridgeport, Spokane, WA 99207.

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