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Obituaries

Barbara Hartin Kincaid Spokane

Memorial service for Barbara Hartin Kincaid, 68, will be at 2:30 p.m. today at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-South is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Kincaid, who was born in Spokane, died Wednesday.

She graduated from Lewis and Clark High School and the University of Montana, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

She had been a volunteer at the Barton School, teaching English to immigrants.

She and her husband, John, spent the summer months at their family home at Flathead Lake, Mont.

Mrs. Kincaid was a member of the Junior League of Spokane, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church and the St. Clement’s Guild.

She is survived by her husband of 44 years; two daughters, Mary Lerner of Kalispell, Mont., and Anne Stinson of Billings, Mont.; a son, John Kincaid of Yakima; a brother, John Hartin of Beavercreek, Ore.; and seven grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church or Barton School.

Alice (Betts) Jackman Spokane

Service for Alice (Betts) Jackman, 89, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home. Private burial will be at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mrs. Jackman, who died Monday, was born in South Dakota and was a longtime Spokane resident. She graduated from North Central High School and attended North Western Business School.

She married George Jackman in 1927 in Wenatchee.

She retired from Spokane School District 81 as secretary to the director of elementary education and had been the secretary at Madison School.

She was a member of the Lilac City Good Samaritan Club.

Mrs. Jackman’s survivors include her husband; two daughters, Georganne Hoctor of San Diego and Darlene Peck of Spokane; four grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 223 Tacoma Ave., Tacoma, WA 98402, designated for camperships to Camp Champs in Coeur d’Alene.

Robert ‘Bud’ Byrne Garfield, Wash.

Graveside service for Robert P. “Bud” Byrne, 85, is set for 10:30 a.m. today at Garfield Cemetery. Kramer Funeral Home in Palouse, Wash. is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Byrne, who died Tuesday, was born in Garfield and graduated from Garfield High School.

He married Helen Anderson in 1938 in Colville, Wash., and they settled in Garfield.

Mr. Byrne worked at the J.E. Love Co. in Garfield as a welder before retiring in 1979.

He is survived by his wife; two sons, David Byrne of Garfield and Timothy Byrne of Houston, Texas; a daughter, Maureen Byrne of Garfield; two brothers, Charles Byrne of Garfield and Tom Byrne of Colfax, Wash.; three sisters, Veronica Mustian and Marian Smith, both of Seattle, and Gertrude Jones of Lynnwood, Wash.; and two granddaughters.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Garfield Emergency Medical Technicians or the Garfield Ambulance Fund.

Frances Kuntz Spokane

Memorial service for Frances E. Kuntz, 84, will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tekoa, Wash. Kramer Funeral Home in Tekoa is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Kuntz, who died Wednesday, was born in Bison, S.D.

In 1936 she married Phillip Kuntz at Fort Yates, N.D., and they settled in South Dakota for four years and then moved to Yakima in 1940. They also lived in Portland before settling in Tekoa in 1945.

Her husband died in 1968.

Mrs. Kuntz was a homemaker and worked as a sales clerk at Codd’s Gift Shop in Tekoa for 13 years.

Survivors include a son, Robert Kuntz of Tekoa; a brother, John Fischer Jr. of Fort Worth, Texas; three sisters, Ann Currier of Tekoa, Aggie Hoven of Chicago and Carol Morehouse of Cheney; two grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Tekoa Ambulance Fund.

Daniel Giboney Spokane

Memorial service for Daniel W. “Dan” Giboney, a longtime Spokane Valley resident, will be at 11 a.m. today at Hazen and Jaeger Valley Funeral Home.

Mr. Giboney, who died Monday, was 85.

He was born in Yakima and moved to the Spokane Valley in 1923. He graduated from Central Valley High School and from Washington State College, where he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Mr. Giboney operated a men’s clothing and shoe store in Dishman before he enlisted in the Navy.

In 1951 he served in the Washington House of Representatives for the 4th District. He later received a law degree and began practicing law in 1956.

He was a member of the state Bar Association’s Family Law Committee and published, “So You Want a Divorce,” a paperback do-it-yourself divorce book, in 1973. The book remained No. 1 among self-help titles in Washington state for several years.

He was a member of the Spokane Chapter of the Hobnailers Hiking Club.

Mr. Giboney is survived by his wife of 61 years, Jean; three daughters, Carol Giboney of Auburn, Wash., Danna Giboney of Seattle and Susan Schultz of St. Louis; a son, Daniel Giboney Jr. of Spokane; a brother, Thomas Giboney of Lynnwood, Wash.; 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

John Fittje Medical Lake

Memorial service for John Fittje, 75, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lake City Assembly of God Church in Medical Lake. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-Medical Lake is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Fittje, who was born in Bagley, Minn., died Tuesday.

He came to Spokane in 1952 and worked for Kaiser Aluminum in Mead for 16 years. He retired in 1968 and moved to Minnesota, where he worked as a truck driver and cattle farmer. He returned to Spokane 10 years ago.

Mr. Fittje served in the Army from 1944 until 1946.

He was a member of the Medical Lake American Legion Post and served as chaplain.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Wanda Fittje; three daughters, Carole Bartz of Midhurst, Ontario, Gayle Fittje of Cheney and Janette Dobbins of Airway Heights; a brother, George Fittje of Salem, Ore.; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Paul Werner Spokane

Memorial service for Paul D. Werner, a retired Air Force colonel, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hennessey Valley Funeral Home.

Mr. Werner, who died Tuesday, was 76.

He was born in Burns, Ore., and raised in Kahlotus, Wash.

He attended Gonzaga University and served in the Air Force for 31 years, serving in World War II and the Korean War.

After he retired from the military, he operated Werner’s Nursery in Canby, Ore., for 15 years. He was a 10-year Spokane resident.

He was active in the Spokane Walleye Club, the Retired Officers Association and the American Legion.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ila Werner; a daughter, Patricia Rigg of Spokane; a sister, Carolyn Martin of Spokane; a brother, Richard Werner of Moses Lake; and two grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane.

Carlotta Stuart Spokane

Visitation for Carlotta Rose Stuart, 53, is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon today at Hazen and Jaeger Valley Funeral Home. Services will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. There will be private burial at Pines Cemetery.

Mrs. Stuart, who died Monday, was born in Forks, Wash.

She was a 36-year Spokane resident and was a licensed practical nurse.

She is survived by three sons, Rick Clark of Auburn, Wash., and Todd and Travis Clark, both of Spokane; her mother, Olga House of Spokane; a brother, Michael House of St. Louis;and six grandchildren.

Katherine Meader Federal Way, Wash.

Graveside service for Katherine F. Meader, 87, will be at 1 p.m. today at Spokane Memorial Gardens. BonneyWatson Federal Way (Wash.) Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Born in Buckeye, Wash., , Mrs. Meader died Monday in Federal Way, where she had lived for the past several years.

She and her husband, Charles Meader, lived in Spokane until the late 1950s. They moved to Arizona, and Mrs. Meader worked as a cosmetics representative for Warner Lambert for 33 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband.

She is survived by a stepson, Charles Meader of Bonham, Texas.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, 60 Bay St. Suite 401, Staten Island, NY 10301.

Jeannette Zupan Spokane

Visitation for Jeannette H. Zupan, 89, is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home. At her request, no service will be held.

Born in Mobile, Ala., Mrs. Zupan died Wednesday.

She was a restaurant proprietor in Spokane for 53 years and was a member of the Pentecostal Church.

She is survived by a son, Ira Meggison of Spokane; two daughters, Emily Payne of the Spokane Valley and Pat Young of Spokane; and several grandchildren.

Augusta Prouty Spokane

Graveside service for Augusta A. Prouty, 94, will be at 1 p.m. today at Greenwood Memorial Terrace. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Prouty, who was born in Lind, Wash., died Monday.

She had lived in Spokane for 75 years.

Her husband of 63 years, Harold Prouty, died in 1983.

Mrs. Prouty is survived by a daughter, Bertha Westfall of Bremerton; a son, Harry Prouty of Chino Valley, Ariz.; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Frank Willis Spokane

Memorial service for Frank A. Willis, 75, is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home.

Born in Kent, Okla., Mr. Willis died Tuesday.

He worked as a copper miner and had lived in Spokane for 20 years.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane; a stepdaughter, Ella Peterson; and two grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Alida Spacek Spokane

Memorial service for Alida A. Spacek, 98, is planned for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Westgate Christian Church. Riplinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Spacek, who was born in Fruitland, Wash., died Tuesday.

She was a former Ione, Wash., resident and operated the Ione Mercantile for many years. She moved to Spokane 15 years ago.

Mrs. Spacek was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and Ione Congregational Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Spacek.

Mrs. Spacek is survived by a daughter, Yvonne Enyeart of Ione; a sister, Ellen Gardner of Spokane; two grandsons and two great grandsons.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hunters Presbyterian Church.

Phyllis Erickson Spokane

Memorial service for Phyllis V. Erickson, 83, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Opportunity Presbyterian Church. Riplinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Erickson, a lifetime Spokane resident and former restaurant owner, died Tuesday.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Hostutler of Spokane and Judi McCullough of Bellevue, Wash.; a son, Clifford Erickson of Venice, Calif.; a sister, Virginia Baxter of Colorado Springs; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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