Beulah Petree St. Maries
Graveside service for Beulah C. Petree, 68, will be today at 11 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery in St. Maries. Yates-Hodge Funeral Home in St. Maries is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Petree, who was born in Indiana, died Saturday.
She graduated from high school in Ohio in 1946.
She had worked as a bank employee and moved to Arizona in 1958 where she continued a career in the banking industry.
She had lived in St. Maries since 1970.
Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Robert; three brothers, Harvey, Paul and Ora Cripe, all of Ohio; and two sisters, Leanna Riley and Miriam Sharritt, both of Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Benewah County, P.O. Box 531, St. Maries, ID 83861.
Dennis Hilderbrandt Republic, Wash.
Memorial service for Dennis Ray Hilderbrandt, 42, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Republic Lutheran Church. Bergh Funeral Service in Republic is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hilderbrandt, who died Friday, was born in Colville, Wash.
He graduated from Republic High School and later worked for the Knob Hill Mines for more than 14 years.
He was a self-employed logger and owned the Napa Parts store in Republic.
In 1988, he married Peggy Kiesecker in Republic, where they made their home.
He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Carrie Anne at the home; two sons, Monte and Chad Hilderbrandt; his mother, Norma Brown Scott and her husband Dale of Olympia; his father, Clair Hilderbrandt of Coeur d’Alene; two brothers, Douglas Page of Olympia and Richard Page of Poway, Calif.; and four sisters, Debbie Knotts and Robin Burkhart, both of Olympia, Clarice Klaus of Spokane and Tarice Nelson of Post Falls.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alumni Scholarship Fund at Republic High School.
George Friedrich Hayden
Rosary for George William Friedrich, 95, will be today at 7:30 p.m. at Mary Immaculate Queen Church in Rathdrum. Funeral Mass will be held Thursday at 8 a.m. at the church with burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Post Falls. English Funeral Chapel in Post Falls is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Friedrich, who was born in South Dakota, died Sunday.
He had lived in Dayton, Ohio, for 30 years before moving to Kalispell, Mont.
Mr. Friedrich moved to North Idaho in 1970 and was a serviceman for Sears.
He was a member of the Mary Immaculate Queen parish in Rathdrum.
His wife, Marie, died in 1993.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Gilfoil of Hayden Lake; three sisters, Helen Friedrich of California, Margaret Gaetze of South Dakota, and Cresenthia Kline of Ohio; a grandson, Tom Gilfoil; and eight great-grandchildren.
Goldie ‘Judy’ Ross Spokane
Service for Goldie “Judy” Ross, 83, will be at 2 p.m. today at English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene.
Mrs. Ross, who died Saturday, was born in Helmer, Idaho.
She lived in the Inland Northwest most of her life and recently returned to the area after spending nine years in Oregon.
Mrs. Ross was a musician and had operated Cedars in Priest Lake until retiring in 1975.
After her retirement she began painting and had a successful show and sale in 1985.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eric “Donald” Ross.
Survivors include a son, Steven Ross of Spirit Lake; three daughters, Joanne Case of Spirit Lake, Lesley Morehouse of Oregon, and Andrea Davis of Elko, Nev.; a sister, Sylvia Myhre of Spokane; a brother, Alfred Nason of Spokane; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributioins may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Idaho Affiliation, 1528 Vista, Boise, ID 83705.
Mathilda (Hemmerlin) Brainard Ashton, Idaho
Visitation for Mathilda (Hemmerlin) Brainard, 97, will be held Thursday from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at Yates Funeral Home in Coeur d’Alene. Graveside service will follow at 11 a.m. at Forest Cemetery in Coeur d’Alene.
Mrs. Brainard, who was born in Germany, died Sunday.
She immigrated to the United States at the age of 12 and lived in California.
Mrs. Brainard moved to Coeur d’Alene in 1924 and was active in the Republican Party. She had served as president of the Republican Women.
She was also a member of the Presbyterian Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Gold State Mothers and the Girls State Program.
Mrs. Brainard recently moved to Ashton, Idaho.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William.
Survivors include two sons, Lew Brainard of St. Anthony, Idaho, and Lon Brainard of California; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Rev. Donald Allen Post Falls
Visitation for the Rev. Donald Craig Allen, 73, is scheduled for 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Yates Funeral Home in Coeur d’Alene. Service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Forest Cemetery in Coeur d’Alene.
Rev. Allen, who was born in Spokane, died Sunday.
He graduated from Rogers High School.
He served with the Army during World War II and attended Whitworth College for two years before transferring to Life Bible College in Los Angeles. He graduated in 1952 and was ordained into the ministry.
Rev. Allen had served as a pastor in Nebraska, Minnesota and Payette, Idaho. He moved to Hayden in 1955 and served as pastor at the Hayden Lake Community Church. He also drove a school bus.
Rev. Allen started the Four Square Church in Coeur d’Alene and pastored there for 20 years. He returned to Iowa in 1980. He moved to Post Falls in 1986 and began the Post Falls Four Square Church, retiring in 1995.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, LaVena; a son, Bruce Allen of California; a daughter, LaDonna Dismuke of Fairchild Air Force Base; and three grandchildren.
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