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Lou Barbieri Spokane

Funeral Mass for prominent real estate developer Lou Barbieri, 82, is planned for 1 p.m. today at St. Aloysius Catholic Church. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Barbieri, who was born DeSmet, Idaho, died Monday.

He graduated from Gonzaga University with degrees in business law.

In 1956 he became a partner with Frank Goodale in his property management firm and helped develop low-income housing for senior citizens through Catholic Charities.

Goodale Barbieri Real Estate Management now employs hundreds of people and maintains property across the Northwest.

Mr. Barbieri was a member of the Downtown Spokane Rotary Club, the Gonzaga Alumni Association and the Building Owners and Managers Association.

Mr. Barbieri is survived by his wife, Kathryn (Kimmel) Barbieri; four sons, Richard Barbieri of Bainbridge Island, Wash., and Spokane, Donald and Thomas Barbieri, both of Spokane, and Mark Barbieri of Seattle; three daughters, Mary Kay Barbieri of Mablemount, Wash., Ann Barbieri Bell of Spokane and Janice Barbieri McAvoy of Issaquah, Wash.; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Catholic Charities housing outreach program.

Anna Kleweno Endicott, Wash.

Service for Anna Rebecca Kleweno, 90, is planned for 1 p.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church in Endicott. Burial will be at the Endicott Cemetery. Bruning Funeral Home in Colfax, Wash., is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Kleweno, a lifetime Endicott resident, died Sunday.

She attended the Hubbard School and in 1931 she married Melvin Kleweno in Endicott.

They operated a farm near Endicott. Her husband died in 1969 and Mrs. Kleweno moved from the farm into Endicott in 1974.

Mrs. Kleweno was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and Dorcas Society.

She is survived by four sons, Gilbert Kleweno of Vancouver, Wash., Melvin Kleweno of Des Moines, Wash., Donovan Kleweno of Redmond, Wash., and Patrick Kleweno of Endicott; four sisters, Lena Cox of Colfax, Eva Lust and Erna Leith, both of Tacoma, and Julie Ellis of Yakima; 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in Endicott.

Leona Burkart Spokane

Funeral Mass for Leona Burkart is planned for 10 a.m. today at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Burkhart, 87, died Friday.

The lifetime Spokane resident was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish, the Eagles Auxiliary and the quilting circle at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes.

Her husband, George Burkart, died in 1973.

She is survived by two sons, Donald Burkart of San Jose, Calif., and Kenneth Burkart of Spokane; a daughter, Sharon Ann McLeod of Las Cruses, N.M.; a sister, Margaret Franklin of Spokane; seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions may be made to the House of Charity.

Helen Stocking Merrick Spokane

Service for Helen B. Stocking Merrick, 83, is planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home. Burial will be at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

Mrs. Merrick, a 52-year Spokane resident, died Thursday.

She was born in Circle, Mont.

She graduated from high school in Brockway, Mont., and from Eastern Montana University in Billings.

Mrs. Merrick taught school in Eastern Montana and worked for Boeing during World War II. She later graduated from Kinman Business University.

She was and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1474 Auxiliary and the Spokane Mushroom Club.

Survivors include her husband of 25 years, Herbert; a daughter, Karen Stocking of Steilacoom, Wash.; and three grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane.

Harold Richards Newport, Wash.

Graveside service for Harold W. Richards, 80, will be at 11 a.m. today at the Newport Cemetery. Sherman-Knapp Funeral Home in Newport is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Richards, who was born in Montpelier, Idaho, died Saturday.

His family moved to the Newport-Camden area when he was 12, and he graduated from Newport High School.

In 1938 he married Margaret Chappell in Bonners Ferry.

Mr. Richards worked as a carpenter in the construction of the Farragut Naval Training Center and later worked as the Pend Oreille County executive director of agriculture for 28 years. He retired in 1973.

Mr. Richards also farmed in the Camden area and drove school bus for 10 years for the Newport School District.

He had served on the hospital board and was mayor of Newport in the 1960s.

Mr. Richards was a member of the Noble Grange, Newport Masonic Lodge No. 144, and the Pend Oreille County Agricultural Committee.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Harold Richards of Underwood, Wash.; a daughter, Sylvia Richards-Galaviz of Sunnyside, Wash.; a sister, Mary Hadley of Spokane; a brother, Charles of Springfield, Ore.; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Newport United Church of Christ or the Shriners Hospital For Children.

Ralph Burrell Coeur d’Alene

Visitation for Ralph G. Burrell, 91, will be held today from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene. Service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Forest Cemetery.

Mr. Burrell, who died Friday, was born in Wilford, Idaho.

He moved to Kellogg from Montana in 1935 and had worked as a general contractor in the Silver Valley building schools and commercial buildings. He later served as maintenance engineer for the hospital in Kellogg before retiring.

He had lived in Coeur d’Alene since 1993.

Mr. Burrell also sold handcrafted silver jewelry and was selected to display his art at the annual Cataldo Mission Craft Fair.

He was a charter member of the Kellogg Elks Lodge and a member of the Scamp Rock Hound Club.

His wife of 21 years, Cearabelle, preceded him in death.

He later remarried and was divorced.

Survivors include his former wife, Verde Burrell of Kellogg; three daughters, Natalie Grant of Pinehurst, Idaho, Betty Bray of Coeur d’Alene and Evalyn Adams of Spokane; 15 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kellogg Staff House Museum, 820 McKinley Ave., Kellogg, ID 83837.

Mary ‘Kathie’ (Richards) Tevlin Newman Lake

Service for Mary Kathleen “Kathie” (Richards) Tevlin will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the Hazen and Jaeger Valley Funeral Home.

Mrs. Tevlin, 54, died Sunday. She was born in Salt Lake City.

She attended the University of Utah and Eastern Washington University. She later worked in the factory for Bayliner Boats for 16 years.

Mrs. Tevlin had lived in the Spokane area for 43 years and boarded horses.

She is survived by a daughter, Kimberly Tevlin Dowd of Greenacres; a son, Albert “Butch” Tevlin Jr., of Moorehaven, Fla.; her mother, Mary Gurnsey Richards of Provo, Utah; three brothers, David Richards of Rexburg, Idaho, Michael Richards of Provo and Mark Richards of Sandy, Utah; a sister, Stephanie Richards of Provo; and four grandchildren.

Ronald Newell Spokane

Visitation for Ronald G. Newell, 40, is scheduled for noon to 9 p.m. today at Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home. Service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mr. Newell, a lifetime Spokane resident, died Friday.

He served as a volunteer at Shriners Hospital for Children for many years and was a member of First Church of the Nazarene.

He is survived by his mother, Frances Newell of Spokane.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene Building Fund or the Shriners Hospital For Children.

Idella Price Green Spokane

Service for Idella M. Price Green, 87, will be at noon today at the Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home. Burial will be at Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mrs. Green, who was born in Mayer, Minn., died Friday.

In 1942 she moved to Spokane. She worked in retail and retired from Newberry’s in 1971.

Her first husband, Thomas Price, died in 1965. Her second husband, Roy Green, died in 1980.

Mrs. Green is survived by four daughters, Lois Nicolle, Loraine White and Mildred Bryant, all of Spokane, and Lola McElliott of Westport, Wash.; a son, Robert Price of Spokane; three sisters, Edna Petty, Helen Buell, and Leona West; a brother, Walter Mottaz; 10 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

David Kimmons Priest River, Idaho

Service for David Edward “Dave” Kimmons, 68, is planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Sherman-Knapp Funeral Home in Priest River. Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Priest River.

Mr. Kimmons, who was born in Bagdad, Fla., died Thursday.

He served in the Navy as a medical corpsman, and moved from Florida to Priest River in 1950.

In 1957 he married Shirley Shawgo in Missoula.

He worked in the logging industry and also owned the West Branch Truck service station until the mid 1970s when it was destroyed in a fire.

Mr. Kimmons is survived by his wife; two sons, Daniel Kimmons of Priest River and Richard Kimmons of Anchorage, Alaska; four brothers, Reggie, Maxwell and Otis Kimmons, all of Pensacola, Fla., and Dannie Kimmons of Clawson, Mich.; and two granddaughters.

Kenneth Fisher Davenport, Wash.

Service for Kenneth E. Fisher, 72, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Strate Funeral Home in Davenport. Burial will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport.

Mr. Fisher, who was born in Spokane, died Friday.

His family moved from Shelton, Wash., to Davenport, where he helped his father operate the family business, Chris Fisher and Son Fuel Co.

He served in the Army Medical Corps in France during World War II and later operated a ranch near Reardan, Wash., raising cattle and alfalfa.

In 1959 he married Alma (Melcher) Keller in Coeur d’Alene, and they continued to operate the ranch.

He worked in the maintenance department for Washington Water Power for 27 years and retired in 1988.

Mr. Fisher is survived by his wife; a son, Herb Fisher of Reardan; three stepchildren, Faye McRae of Wilbur, Wash., Gary Keller of Yuma, Ariz., and Claudine Angstrom of Creston, Wash.; a sister, Betty Jean “Pat” Browning of Spokane; two grandchildren and numerous stepgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Davenport Swimming Pool Fund.

Dorothy Petersen Spokane

Vigil service for Dorothy H. Petersen, 80, will be at 7 p.m. today at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Funeral Mass is planned for 10 a.m. Thursday at the church. Private inurnment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery.

Mrs. Petersen, a lifetime Spokane resident, died Monday.

She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Fatima Parish, the Altar Society and the Manito Garden Club.

Her husband of 39 years, William Petersen, preceded her in death.

She is survived by four sons, Dr. William Petersen of Spokane, Dr. Michael Petersen of Council Bluffs, Iowa, John Petersen, Niagara, Wis., and Matthew Petersen of Yakima; a brother, Fred Timmerman of Spokane; a sister, Pearl Freeman of Mercer Island, Wash.; and 11 grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Morning Star Boys Ranch or to the Union Gospel Mission Shelter For Men.

Randall Scott St. Maries

Service for Randall Scott, 98, will be today at 2 p.m. at Yates-Hodge Funeral Home in St. Maries. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in St. Maries.

Mr. Scott, who was born in Deer Park, died Monday. He grew up in Deer Park and moved to Longview, Wash., in 1927. He worked as a planer foreman for Long-Bell Lumber Co., which later became International Paper Co.

Mr. Scott retired in 1964 and moved to St. Maries in 1967.

He worked part-time as a consultant for Edwards Lumber Mill and was a member of the Omega Gospel Hall.

His wife, Clara, died in 1991.

Survivors include a son, Norman Scott of Federal Way, Wash.; two daughters, Esther Mueller of St. Maries and Lois Comelia of Port Ludlow, Wash.; three sisters, Helen Coburn of Shelton, Wash., Ada Iverson of Puyallup, Wash., and Charlotte Hazen of Longview, Wash.; 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Frank ‘Gordon’ Miles Newport, Wash.

Graveside service for Frank “Gordon” Miles, 84, was Tuesday at the Mountain View Park Cemetery in Colville, Wash.

Mr. Miles, who was born in Daisy, Wash., died July 1.

He operated the family farm in Daisy, retiring in the 1960s.

He was a member of the Stranger Creek Grange.

Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.

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