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Obituaries

Lloyd ‘Cookie’ Cook Pullman

Visitation for Lloyd Kenneth “Cookie” Cook, 66, is scheduled from 1 to 6 p.m. today at Kimball Funeral Home in Pullman. Graveside service with military honors will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Pullman City Cemetery.

Mr. Cook, a lifetime Pullman resident, died Monday.

He graduated from Pullman High School and then went to work at Washington State University.

He entered the Navy in 1950 and was honorably discharged in 1954.

While in the Navy, he married Eola Liverman. She died in 1972.

Mr. Cook worked for the Postal Service as a letter carrier in Pullman and retired in 1987 after 33 years.

In 1974 he married Beverly Kincaid in Pullman.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 52 and was the post chaplain. He was also active in the volunteer fire department, the Nazarane Church in Moscow and the 50 Plus senior group at the church.

Mr. Cook was known for his firetruck that he entered in parades all over the Palouse. He was also an oncall limousine driver for Wheatland Travel and drove the senior citizen van for Whitman County.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Dave Cook of Umatilla, Ore.; a daughter, Judy Flint of Seaview, Wash.; three stepchildren, Tracy Sheer of Atlanta, Joeen Sheer of Corte Madera, Calif., and Darrene Sheer of Kauai, Hawaii; a brother, Lyle Cook of Pullman; two sisters, Ruth Westbrook of Pullman and Helen Hart of Bend, Ore.; two grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Moscow Church of the Nazarene or the American Legion.

Helen Anderson Spokane

Visitation for Helen M. Anderson, 90, is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-North. Service is set for 10:30 a.m. Friday at Fourth Memorial Church. Burial will be at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mrs. Anderson, a 62-year resident of Spokane, died Sunday.

She was born in Bedford, Iowa, and grew up in Minnesota, She graduated from a state teachers’ college in Allendale, N.D., and came to Spokane in 1934 and completed her education degree at Whitworth College.

She worked for Spokane School District 81 in the special education department at Garland School. She retired in 1971, and a tree was planted in her honor outside her classroom window.

Mrs. Anderson was a member of Fourth Memorial Church, the Audubon Story League, Spokane Retired Teachers Association and the Corbin Senior Center.

Her husband of 47 years, Lawrence Anderson, died in 1984.

She is survived by a daughter, Ardith Fragola of Oak Harbor, Wash.; two brothers, Hamilton and Howard Hardin, both of Spokane; a sister, Ruth Adams of Kamiah, Idaho; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fourth Memorial Church.

June Hickstien Spokane

Service for June A. Hickstien will be at 1 p.m. today at Holy Cross Cemetery Chapel. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.

Mrs. Hickstien, 75, died Monday.

She was born in Ritzville, Wash., and was a longtime Spokane resident.

She worked as a legal secretary.

Her husband, Fred Hickstien, preceded her in death.

She is survived by a son, Charles Stewart of Spokane; a brother, Ed Trantum of Spokane;and three grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane.

Inez (Steele) Gorman Spokane

Vigil service for Inez Louise (Steele) Gorman, 93, is planned for 6:30 p.m. today at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mrs. Gorman, who was born in Spokane and attended North Central High School, died Sunday.

She worked for the Great Northern Railway Telegraphy Department for about 40 years.

She was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Guild.

Her husband, Raymond, died in 1980.

She is survived by a son, John Gorman of Richland; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Edward Haspert Spokane

Funeral Mass for Edward M. Haspert, 77, is set for 11 a.m. today at St. Augustine Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.

Mr. Haspert, who died Sunday, was born in Richardton, N.D., and graduated from high school there.

During World War II he served in the Pacific Theater in the Navy.

In 1949 he received a degree in pharmacy and moved to Spokane in 1951.

He owned Cannon Hill Drug and later South Hill Drug with his brother.

He was a member of St. Augustine Parish and the Over the Hill Golf Club. He also raised thoroughbred race horses for many years.

He is survived by his wife, Elsie; six daughters, Sandra Gavras, Theresa Curran and Gwendolyn Landkammer, all of Spokane, Margo Mich of Kennewick, Marion Flannary of Taos, N.M., and Paula Moomaw of Tacoma; a son, Jonathan Haspert Yucaipa, Calif.; two brothers, Arnold Haspert of Spokane and John Haspert of California; six sisters, Hilaria Hinds and Martha Blatner, both of Portland, Sister Angelo Haspert, O.S.B., of St. Joseph, Minn., and Bertha, Bernice and Bernadette Haspert, all of San Francisco; 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane.

Delbert Lee Spokane

Memorial service for Delbert E. “Del” Lee, 59, is planned for 3 p.m. today at Peace Lutheran Church. Hazen and Jaeger Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Lee, who was born in Sandpoint, died Monday.

He served in the National Guard and the Army Reserve. He was in the Navy for four years and served aboard the aircraft carrier USS Hornet.

He was a 27-year Spokane resident and worked as an auto mechanic at McCollum Ford, Bell RV, Long Lake Lumber and Joe K. Staley Oil Co. He also operated Del Auto for 20 years.

He was a member of the senior citizens of the Spokane Valley. Mr. Lee is survived by his wife of 35 years, Carol; a son, Duane Lee of Spokane; three daughters, Cindy of Helena, Charie Olson of Spokane and Denise of Polson, Mont.; his mother, Pauline Harrison of Greenacres; a brother, James Lee of Kalispell, Mont.; six grandchildren and two stepgrandsons.

Memorial contributions may be made given to the American Heart Association.

Vera Sagli Coeur d’Alene

Graveside service for Vera Sophia Sagli, 97, will be held today at 1 p.m. at Forest Cemetery in Coeur d’Alene. English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Sagli, who was born in Denver, died Tuesday.

She moved to Coeur d’Alene in 1952 and had lived for 21 years in Hayden Lake, Idaho, where she was a homemaker.

She recently moved to Pinewood Care Center in Coeur d’Alene.

Mrs. Sagli was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Coeur d’Alene.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Olaf.

Survivors include a son, retired Air Force Col. John H. Anderson of Spokane; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

James McCorgary Spokane

Memorial Mass for James F. McCorgary, 70, will be at 1 p.m. today at St. Charles Catholic Church. Private inurnment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. McCorgary, who died Monday, was born in Danville, Kan.

He served in the Air Force from 1948 to 1969.

He worked at the waste water treatment plant in Spokane.

Mr. McCorgary was a member of Eagles Lodge No. 2 and the Retired Enlisted Men’s Association.

He is survived by a son, James McCorgary of Spokane; a daughter, Katherine Karse of Garland, Texas; four brothers, Edwin McCorgary of Phoenix, Ariz., Daniel McCorgary of Medford, Ore., John McCorgary of Arkansas City, Kan., and Don McCorgary of San Jose, Calif.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane.

Syble Webster Spokane

Service for Syble D. Webster, 100, is set for 1 p.m. today at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home. Private burial will be at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mrs. Webster, a 52-year Spokane resident, died Sunday.

She was born in Huntsville, Mo., and came to Spokane from Port Orchard, Wash.

She worked for Newberry’s and was a volunteer at St. Luke’s Memorial Hospital. She also made dolls and clothing for missionaries in Africa.

Mrs. Webster was a member of Hillyard Baptist Church.

She was married twice, and both husbands, Will Doleshy and Clair Webster, preceded her in death.

Survivors include a sister, Sarah Roberts of Hannibal, Mo.

Elleanore Sinnott Spokane

Service for Elleanore M. Sinnott, 89, is planned for 11 a.m. today at Riplinger Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.

Mrs. Sinnott, who died Sunday, was born in Zanesville, Ohio.

She had lived in Spokane for more than 60 years and was a bookkeeper.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and several garden clubs.

Her husband, Pierce Sinnott, died in 1946.

She is survived by two sons, Brent Sinnott of Spokane and Pierce Sinnott of Seattle; and three grandchildren, Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

August Davis Spokane

Private graveside service for August I. Davis was at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

Mr. Davis, a 12-year Spokane resident, died Jan. 13. He was 63.

Mr. Davis was born in Miles City, Mont. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War and worked as a hotel restaurant chef.

He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1435, Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 45, the National Rifle Association and the American Association of Retired Persons.

He is survived by four children, Diane, Toni, Lori and Kelvin; and three brothers, Harry Davis of Spokane, William Davis of Bayview, Idaho, and Daniel Davis of Portland.

Ruth Buss Moscow, Idaho

Private commital for Ruth Alice Claudia Buss, 82, will be held Friday at the Moscow Cemetery. Memorial service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at Short’s Funeral Chapel in Moscow.

Mrs. Buss, who was born in North Dakota, died Monday.

She grew up in North Dakota and Minnesota, later graduating from nursing school and working as a nurse.

She lived in various places in the Northwest, retiring in Yuma, Ariz., in 1978.

She moved to Moscow in 1992 to be near family.

Mrs. Buss was preceded in death by her husband, Ernie, in 1992.

Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Robson of Troy, Idaho; three sisters, Agnes Hatley of Kennewick, Goldie Santo of College Place, Wash., and Irene Zappara of California; a brother, Don Klebe of Sequim, Wash.; four grandchildren and four great-granddaughters.

Memorials may be made to the Moscow Fire Department, Latah Health Services or the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Harriet (Hudnall) Linden Newport, Wash.

Memorial service for Harriet Marie Hudnall Linden, 89, is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at the American Lutheran Church in Newport. Sherman-Knapp Funeral Home in Newport is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Linden, who died Friday, was born in Sheldon, N.D.

She taught school in Kennewick and Tonasket, Wash., and was a teachers’ aide in Newport until she was 85.

She was involved with starting the Tonasket Public Library in the 1940s and was a member of the Tonasket School Board for many years.

She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and P.E.O.

Her husband of 58 years, William “Bill” Linden, preceded her in death.

Mrs. Linden is survived by two daughters, Mary Lou Kroening of Newport and Patsy Smith of Seattle; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of the Guardian ad Litem Program, 1211 E. Alder, Seattle, WA 98122, or the American Lutheran Church Landscaping Fund.

Lloyd Nagle Potlatch, Idaho

Service for Lloyd E. Nagle, 75, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Kramer Funeral Home in Palouse, Wash. Burial will follow at Freeze Cemetery north of Potlatch.

Mr. Nagle, who died Tuesday, was born in the Freeze District north of Potlatch and graduated from Palouse (Wash.) High School.

He married Helen Foster in Moscow, Idaho, in 1942.

Mr. Nagle served in the Army during World War II. He returned to Palouse following the war and worked for Potlatch Forests Inc. until 1953.

In 1953 he started farming on the Nagle family farm. He retired in 1990 and then worked part time at the Boone Lumber Co. and at Potlatch Forests Inc.

His wife died in 1995, and Mr. Nagle moved to Moscow last November.

He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10300.

Survivors include a son, Alan Nagle, and a daughter, Carolyn Crawford, both of Lewiston; a sister, Roweena Mingus of Clarkston; three grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, two great-grandchildren and one stepgreat-grandchild.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Potlatch Ambulance Fund or the Latah Health Hospice in Moscow.

Walter Grosstueck Pinehurst, Idaho

Memorial service for Walter Thomas Grosstueck, 66, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Silver Valley Church of the Nazarene. English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Grosstueck, who was born in Wisconsin, died Saturday.

He attended school in Wisconsin and graduated from high school in 1949. He later enlisted in the Army and served four years during the Korean War near Japan.

He studied to be an accountant after his military service and worked for Manitow A.C. Shipping.

Mr. Grosstueck moved to Pinehurst in 1953 and lived in Pinecreek for 43 years. He had worked as a flotation operator for Bunker Hill Co., retiring at the age of 40. He was a member and past commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Osburn (Idaho) and attended the Silver Valley Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn; son, Tom Grosstueck of Spokane; a daughter, Jane Grosstueck of Spokane; a brother, Paul Grosstueck of Wisconsin; a sister, Jean Kluziuske of Wisconsin; a grandson and two stepgrandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Church of Nazarene Northwest Nazarene College Scholarship Fund, c/o Silver Valley Church of the Nazarene, 631 Division St., Kellogg ID 83837-2616.

Richard Molter Spokane

No service will be held for Richard F. Molter, 67, at his request. A gathering will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at 607 N. Willow Road. Hazen and Jaeger Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Molter, who died Sunday, was born in Vancouver, Wash.

He graduated from high school in Walla Walla and also graduated from Pacific Lutheran University.

He retired from the Air Force as a major after 20 years. He also worked for various floor covering shops in Spokane.

Mr. Molter is survived by his wife of 17 years, Lois; three sons, Jeffrey, Jon and Thomas Molter, all of Spokane; a stepson, David Madsen of Spokane; a stepdaughter, Karen Blaine of Spokane; his parents, Frederick and Merle Molter of Lakewood, Wash.; a sister, Shirley Johnson of Lakewood; five grandchildren and 11 stepgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Hospice of Spokane.

Albert ‘Joe’ Bickford Spokane

Service for Albert “Joe” Bickford, 32, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Riplinger Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mr. Bickford died Sunday at home.

He was born in Vancouver, Wash., and had lived in Spokane for 12 years.

He had worked as a carpet installer.

Mr. Bickford is survived by his mother, Alice-Marie Bickford; two sisters, Patricia Iverson of Valley, Wash., and Lilly Pritchett of Sunnyside, Wash.; two brothers, Herbert Bickford of Kalama, Wash., and Michael Verhaag of Spokane; and grandparents Lillian Ann Boon of Benton, Wash., and Sammie Joe Miller of Woodland, Wash.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Floyd Gibson Spokane

Visitation for Floyd B. Gibson, 82, is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-North. Service is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with burial at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Born in Essex, Iowa, Mr. Gibson, died Tuesday.

He was a 57-year Spokane resident and graduated from the University of Iowa.

He came to Spokane in 1939 and worked for the Waikiki Dairy for five years and then the Early Dawn Dairy for 10 years. He worked at The Crescent for 17 years in the sewing machine department, retiring in 1979.

Mr. Gibson was a member of the First Free Methodist Church and the Gideons International Spokane Central Camp.

He served 10 years on the board of directors of the Union Gospel Mission and was a board member of the City Gate Mission.

His first wife, Edith Gibson, died in 1969.

Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Donna Gibson; a son, Richard Gibson of Des Moines, Iowa; a daughter, Barbara Allen of Twin Falls, Idaho; and five grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideon Memorial Bible Plan, P.O. Box 1359, Spokane, WA 99201.

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