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Obituaries

Kathleen ‘Kathy’ Pelland Sandpoint

Memorial service for Kathleen Lucille “Kathy” Pelland, 48, was Sunday in Sagle, Idaho. Coffelt Funeral Service in Sandpoint was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Pelland, who was born in New Jersey, died Wednesday from injuries suffered in an automobile accident near Sandpoint.

She graduated from high school in New Jersey in 1967. Seh traveled in Europe and then settled in Bellingham.

Mrs. Pelland moved to Sandpoint in 1976 and had worked at Schweitzer Ski Resort in various positions.

She had also worked at the Alpine Shop and was recently employed by Eklectos.

Mrs. Pelland had helped run several family businesses, including Pelland Automation.

She was active in community events, including Octoberfest and the Sandcreek Challenge, as well as establishing public volleyball courts.

She was a member of The Rude Girls from Schweitzer Mountain Resort.

Survivors include her husband, Ray Pelland; a stepson, Tag Pelland of Sandpoint; two brothers, Jim Beirne of New Jersey and John Beirne of Hawaii; a sister, Mary Ann Beirne of Seattle; and her mother, Loretta Beirne of New Jersey.

Ida Addington Coeur d’Alene

Service for Ida S. Addington, 106, will be held today at 11 a.m. at English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene. Burial will take place at Forest Cemetery in Coeur d’Alene.

Mrs. Addington, who was born in Coeur d’Alene, died Friday.

She was a lifetime Coeur d’Alene resident and attended Lewiston Normal School and Eastern Washington State College in Cheney.

Mrs. Addington had worked as a teacher in the Coeur d’Alene public school system for 38 years. She retired in 1960.

She was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Coeur d’Alene, Delta Kappa Gamma teachers society, and the retired Teachers Association in Coeur d’Alene.

Her husband, Lonnie, died in 1959.

Survivors include a daughter, Bee Bowman of Virginia; a granddaughter, Kate Pugh of Virginia; and two great-grandchildren, Christopher and Kaylyn.

Edith Davis Hazelton Coeur d’Alene

Graveside service for Edith Davis Hazelton, 89, will be at 10 a.m today at Spokane Memorial Gardens followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Coeur d’Alene. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-North is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Hazelton, who was born in Grand Marais, Mich., died Friday.

She graduated from Spirit Lake (Idaho) High School.

In 1940 she moved to Spokane. Mrs. Hazelton worked as a salesclerk and manager in the women’s department for Sears Roebuck and Co. for 15 years and later worked for Evangel Book Store for 10 years. She retired in 1984.

In 1984 she married Eber Hazelton, and they made their home in Coeur d’Alene. He died in 1990.

She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church of Coeur d’Alene.

Her first husband, Harry Davis, died in 1972.

Mrs. Hazelton is survived by a son, Keith Davis of Spokane; two daughters, Yvonne Davis of San Lorenzo, Calif., and JoAnn Fessler of Bonners Ferry, Idaho; nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Coeur d’Alene or the International Assistance Program.

Theo Roevens Coeur d’Alene

Memorial service for Theo Roevens, 83, will be today at 4 p.m. at Yates Funeral Home in Coeur d’Alene. Mr. Roevens, who was born in Belgium, died Sunday.

He grew up and was educated in Belgium and served as an officer in the Engineer Corps of the Belgian Army.

Mr. Roevens fought for Belgium against the invasion of Nazi Germany and was a prisoner of war.

He had lived in several countries before moving to the United States in 1951.

Mr. Roevens worked as a mechanical engineer in the aircraft manufacturing industry until retiring in 1979.

He moved to Coeur d’Alene in 1981.

Survivors include his wife, Helene; two sons, Harry Roevens of Australia and Jack Roevens of New Mexico; a daughter, Viviane Knudsen of Coeur d’Alene; and seven grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Idaho, 280 Prairie Ave., or the Cancer Center, c/o Kootenai Medical Center Foundation, 2003 Lincoln Way, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

Kathleen Agte Plummer, Idaho

Service for Kathleen P. Agte, 68, will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the Redeemer Lutheran Church in the Spokane Valley. Graveside service will follow at noon at Evergreen Cemetery in Plummer.Yates-Hodge Funeral Home in St. Maries is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Agte, who was born in Tensed, Idaho, died Thursday.

She grew up in Tensed and graduated from Plummer High School.

Mrs. Agte moved to Farragut, Idaho, and was a homemaker. She later moved to Pullman, where she worked as a nurse’s aide at Pullman Memorial Hospital and Gritman Memorial Hospital in Moscow, Idaho.

She then moved to Seattle and worked as a bookkeeper for the Mason Clinic before moving to California.

Mrs. Agte returned to Plummer in 1970. She went to work as a bookkeeper at the Tekoa Care Center in 1975 and retired in 1996.

She was active in the Cub Scouts and 4-H organizations. She was involved with the first Easter egg hunt in Plummer and was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Spokane.

She had served as president of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 69 of Plummer and was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

Mrs. Agte is survived by her husband, Tom; two sons, Steve Agte of Post Falls and Conrad Agte of Spokane; a daughter, Kayleen Rashidi of Massachusetts; a sister, Phyllis Hart of Oregon; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Nancy Kendrick Sagle

Memorial service for Nancy C. Kendrick, 62, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene. A reception will follow at 3 p.m. at the Coeur d’Alene Eagles Lodge.

Ms. Kendrick, who was born in Three Forks, Mont., died Thursday.

She grew up in Three Forks and went attended college in Spokane. She worked for Boeing in the 1950s and moved to the East until moving to Coeur d’Alene in 1960.

She had lived and worked in Coeur d’Alene until semiretiring in Bonner County, where she has lived for the past 10 years.

Ms. Kendrick was a member of the Eagles Lodge.

Survivors include a daughter, Helen Monn of Arizona; a son, Kenny Kendrick of Florida; her companion, Alvin Bakley; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Carrie Reynolds Princeton, Idaho.

Graveside service for Carrie E. Reynolds, 87, was Monday at Mendenhall Cemetery in Potlatch, Idaho.

Mrs. Reynolds, who was born in Trent, Wash., died Friday.

In 1928 she married Clayton Reynolds in Caldwell, Idaho, and they later moved to Potlatch. He died in 1986.

She worked for a steam laundry company in Pullman and later worked as a shirt presser for Carey Cleaners in Moscow, Idaho.

Mrs. Reynolds is survived by two sons, Clayton Reynolds Jr., and Norman Reynolds, both of Princeton; a daughter, Aileen Hall of Princeton; a brother, Filo McNall of Post Falls; a half-brother, George Nichols Jr.; two half-sisters, Bessie Baldwin of Lewiston and Pauline Boyer of Asotin, Wash.; three grandchildren, six greatgrandchildren and two great-greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Potlatch Ambulance Fund or Hospice of Palouse.

James Roberts Greenacres

Visitation for James M. Roberts, 82, will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Thornhill Valley Funeral Home. Graveside service is planned for 1 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

Mr. Roberts, who was born in Stuart, Okla., died Sunday.

He served in the Army in the Philippines and New Guinea during World War II. He later worked as a farm laborer and in a cannery.

Mr. Roberts also worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps camps and later for Kaiser Aluminum in Trentwood. He retired in 1977.

In 1974 he moved from Spirit Lake, Idaho, to Greenacres.

His wife, Iva Roberts, died in 1987.

Mr. Roberts is survived by a son, Milton Roberts of York, Maine; a daughter, Bonnie Clary of Spirit Lake; and a grandson.

Cheryl McClemens Post Falls

No service will be held for Cheryl McClemens, 50. English Funeral Chapel in Post Falls is in charge of arrangements.

Ms. McClemens died Wednesday. She was born in Ketchikan, Alaska.

She moved to Post Falls from Spokane nine years ago and had worked as a housekeeper.

Survivors include a daughter, Shari McClemens of Spokane; her father, William Cook of Alaska; a sister, Carol; and a brother, Billy Cook of Oregon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 222 E. Indiana, Spokane, WA 99207.

Florence Fournier Hollister Post Falls

Memorial service for Florence M. Fournier Hollister, 80, is planned for 10:30 a.m. Aug. 2 at English Funeral Chapel in Post Falls. Born in New Jersey, Mrs. Hollister, died Friday.

She moved to Post Falls from Spokane 30 years ago.

She had worked as a seamstress making custom draperies.

Survivors include her husband, Richard.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, North Idaho Chapter, 1916 Lakewood Drive, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

Edna ‘Dolly’ Hanson Spokane

No service will be held for Edna I. “Dolly” Hanson, 89, at her request. Private burial will be at Pines Cemetery. Thornhill Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Hanson, who was born in Marion County, Ohio, died Friday.

In 1969 she moved from Phoenix, Ariz., to Spokane and operated Dolly’s Antique Mart in Greenacres.

Her husband of 25 years, Dale Hanson, died in 1992.

She is survived by a sister, Lucille Morris of Lexington, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Gospel Mission Shelter for Men.

Donna Collins Pinehurst, Idaho

Graveside service for Donna Lorraine Collins, 69, will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Coeur d’Alene Memorial Gardens. English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d’Alene is in charge of arrangements.

Born in Pomeroy, Wash., Mrs. Collins died Saturday.

She moved to the Coeur d’Alene area in 1958 from Lewiston. She had lived in Hauser Lake before moving to Pinehurst in 1986.

Mrs. Collins was co-owner of the family business, Cave Lake Resort, until 1970, when she became an Avon representative.

She was preceded in death by a son, Patrick Collins.

Survivors include her husband, Jim; two sons, Thomas Collins of St. Maries and James Collins of Helena; and a brother, Winson Kuchler.

William Fisher Spokane

Service for William “Bill” Fisher, 69, will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Fairmount Memorial Park. Riplinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Fisher, who was born in Bellingham, died Saturday.

He was a 45-year Spokane resident.

Mr. Fisher served in the Army and later worked as a meat cutter.

He owned Bill’s Better Meats during the 1950s and later worked as manager of the meat department at the Ranch Market. He retired in 1983.

In recent years he worked as the grounds keeper for the Dominican Sisters of Spokane.

Mr. Fisher is survived by his wife of 48 years, Kathy; three sons, Bill, Bob, and John Fisher, all of Spokane; two daughters, Linda Torretta and Mary Chavez, both of Spokane; a brother, Charles Fisher of Seattle; a sister, Phyllis Johnson of San Francisco; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gonzaga Preparatory School.

Elizabeth Simmons Spokane

Visitation for Elizabeth Simmons, 75, will be from noon to 8 p.m. today at the Ball and Dodd Funeral Home-South. Service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Matthew’s Baptist Church. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Park.

Mrs. Simmons, who was born in Gordon, Ga., died Friday.

In 1941 she moved to Spokane and worked as a nursing assistant at several nursing homes, including Garden Terrace and Interlake. She retired this year.

She was a member of the Ministers’ Wives Fellowship and St. Matthews Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Missionary Society and the Mothers of the Church.

Her husband, the Rev. Alton Simmons, died in 1986.

Mrs. Simmons is survived by four sons, Albert, John, and Gary Simmons, and Sylvester Davis, all of Spokane; two daughters, Alice Bell of Kennewick and Linda Payne of Lynnwood, Wash.; a brother, Dallas Davis of Spokane; 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Leonard Howell Spokane

Visitation for Leonard E. Howell, 66, will be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at the Heritage Funeral Home. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

Mr. Howell, who was born in Rathdrum, Idaho, died Sunday. He served in the Army from 1947 to 1952 and was a longtime Spokane resident.

He had worked for Kaiser Aluminum and later as a landscaper for the Spokane City Parks Department for 17 years. He retired as a foreman at Finch Arboretum.

Mr. Howell is survived by his wife of 44 years, Peggy; two sons, Randy and Gary Howell, both of Spokane; a daughter, Teresa Duffey of Spokane; four brothers, Robert of Auburn, Wash., Orn of Marysville, Wash., Omer of Port Clinton, Ohio, and Archie of Childress, Texas; four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sacred Heart Foundation.

, DataTimes

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