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Obituary: Thoet, Genevieve (Mertes) “Jenny”

Age 93

THOET, Genevieve (Mertes) “Jenny” (Age 93) Passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2015 in Salem, Oregon.

She was born September 29, 1921 to Stanley V. Mertes and Bertha L. Mertes in Spokane, WA.

Jenny graduated from North Central High School in 1940.

She married Howard M. Thoet in 1945 and started their family as they moved to Pasco, WA and then to Fruitland, ID, prior to returning to Spokane in 1964.

She is survived by her sons, Doug (Suzy) Thoet, Mark (Janice) Thoet and Bryan (Judith) Thoet.

Her daughter, Twila Lamers, preceded her in death.

She volunteered for many organizations throughout Spokane with the purpose of helping others live better lives.

Gardening, crafts, playing cards and traveling to new locations were her greatest interests.

She is survived by four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

At her request, there will be no services and she will be laid to rest at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.

She will be sadly missed by all she touched.

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