The Spokesman-Review from Spokane, Washington (2024)

Hi)-T-iynrrT0 Ij'k gJWWriJTiiif)iii uta mttf TiiT 1. sftffiijT'ttr- Spokane. Wash. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Tuesday, September 22, 1998 Page D5 Chronicle TTWUi 'Ms Obituaries IV, Achievements David Engen receives dental degree, awards Ronald Winter Colfax, Wash. Memorial service for Ronald Winter, 78, is planned for 11 a.m.

Friday at Onecho Bible Church in Colfax. Bruning Funeral Home in Colfax is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Winter, who died Wednesday, was bom in Dover, Kan. He served in the Marines from 1938 until 1949, serving on the USS Lexington in the Guam Campaign and also at Guadalcanal and in Okinawa during World War II.

In 1973 he moved to the Okanogan and Omak, areas where he owned and operated a dry cleaners, restaurants and an upholstery shop. Mr. Winters had also been a carpenter and a government employee. In 1993 he moved to Pullman, and then to Colfax about 18 months ago. He was a member of the Onecho Bible Church, the Civil Air Patrol, the Washington Pilots Association, the National Guard and Toastmasters.

Mr. Winter is survived by three daughters, Benay Lyman of Colfax, Diane Campbell of San Jose, and Connie Thom of, California; a son, Ronnie Winter of Santa Qara, two brothers, William Winter of Minneapolis, and Rex Winter of El Paso, Texas; a sister, Mary Douglas of San Antonio; and four grandchildren. Byrde (Tefft) Beckert Morn Bay, Calif. Memorial service for Byrde (Tefft) Beckert, 94, is planned for 3 p.m. Friday, at the Sunset Chapel in Fairmount Memorial Park.

Mrs. Beckert, who was bom in Nebraska, died Thursday. She graduated from North Central High School and was a member of the Audubon Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star. She moved to California in the late 1980s. Her first husband, Norman Tefft, died in 1970.

Her second husband, Charles Beckert, died September 14. She is survived by a daughter, Norma Norman of Newport, a son, James Tefft of Nipomo, 15 grandchildren and 30 greatgrandchildren. Arlo Al Breidenbach Spokane Private memorial service for Alo E. A Breidenbach, 74, will be held at a later date. Riplinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Breidenbach, who was bom in Aberdeen, S.D., died Friday. He served in the Army during World War II and was awarded three Purple Hearts. He also served with the Air Force as a survival instructor during the Korean War. Mr.

Breidenbach was a graduate of the Harvard School of Accounting and wrote and contributed stories to Field and Stream Magazine for many years. He was a district manager for Equitable Life and Safeco insurance companies. After retiring from the insurance business he was an explosives foreman for major road construction. Mr. Breidenbach had been a Spokane resident for 19 years.

Survivors include his wife Maiy; three daughters, Diane, Julie, and Laurie; six sons, David, Stephen, Mark, Robert, Michael and Richard; and seven grandchildren. James McKay Spokane Memorial service for James Francis McKay, 91, is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at Salem Lutheran Church. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr.

McKay, who was bom in Butte, died Sept. 10. He graduated from Montana State University in 1933 and in 1936 he married Lillian Shelsted. Mr. McKay was the principal of Havre (Mont.) High School and later was the superintendent of schools in Troy, Mont.

He worked at Hanford Nuclear Reservation during World War II and later came to Spokane where he worked for Safeway Stores, as an employee trainer and later as a store manager. He was a Cub Scout and Boy Scout leader and active in the Salem Lutheran Church Council. Mr. McKay was also a Democratic Caucus Precinct chairman and was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. His wife died in 1995.

Survivors include a daughter, Judy Thompson of Kent, two sons. Rich McKay of Spokane and Jim McKay of Portland; and four grandchildren. Russell Smith Spokane Memorial service for Russell Smith, 82, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Heritage Congregational Church. Riplinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Smith, who was bom in Elgin, Iowa, died Friday. He served in the Army during World War II and later sold mutual funds. Mr. Smith was a member of the Masonic Lodge, the Scottish Rite bodies and the El Katif Shrine.

Survivors include his wife Bernice; two daughters, Susan Treffiy of Spokane and Sarah Hannah of Vancouver, a brother, Harry Smith of Tekoa, Wash; two sisters, Fem Talarico of Qarkston, and Esther Gillespie of Pullman; and four grandchildren. Beverly Poquette Spokane No service will be held for Beverly M. Poquette, 70. Riplinger Funeral I lome is in charge of arrangements. Mrs.

Poquette, a lifetime Spokane resident, died Saturday. She graduated from North Central High School and was a homemaker and member of the El Katif Ladies Shrine Marching Unit. Survivors include her husband, Glen; two sons, Steven Poquette of Denver and Edward Poquette of Seattle; two grandchildren and one greatgrandchild. Robert Williams Spokane No service will be held for Robert H. Williams.

Thornhill Valley Funeral I lome is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Williams, who was bom in Hayden Lake, Idaho, died Sunday. Fie was 87. He worked for Kaiser Auminums Mead plant for 35 years, before retiring in 1975.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Madeline; two sons, Gordon and Benjamin Williams, both of Spokane; and a sister, Genevieve Troop of Seattle. Clara Burden DeerLake Private cremation will be held for Qara E. Burden, 76. Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs.

Burden, former owner of the West Side Cafe, died Thursday. She was bom in Newport, Wash. She owned several restaurants in Spokane including the Burger Stop, Dels Cafe, and most recently the West Side Cafe, until 1979 when she retired. Survivors include her husband of 18 years, Paul; two sons, George Baker of Spokane and Ronald Baker of Femdale, three daughters, Cynthia Branham of Spokane, Diana Kenney of Deer Lake and Linda Bowlin of Great Falls, two stepdaughters, Merri Lystad of Ketchikan, Aaksa and Lisa Manvais of Lake Stevens, a brother, Charlie Wright of Pasco; 12 grandchildren and 14 greatgrandchildren. Archie Scott Mica Funeral for Achie M.

Scott, 83, was Monday at Thornhill Valley Funeral Home. Mr. Scott, who was bom in St. John, died Thursday. He graduated from St.

John High School and worked as a dairy and wheat farmer in Mica for more than 50 years. Mr. Scott was a 12-year member of the Freeman School Board. His wife, Wilma, died in 1995. Survivors include two sons, Dwain and Douglas Scott, and a daughter, Linda Koback, all of Mica; two brothers, Wilbur and Harold Scott, both of St.

John; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Gospel Mission or the Alzheimers Foundation. Sharon Sedlacek Spokane Private family service for Sharon A Sedlacek, 45, was Saturday at Gonzaga Preparatoiy Chapel. Mrs. Sedlacek, who was bom in Seattle, died Friday.

She worked as a clerk at a hardware store and was a member of St. Marys Parish and the Road Runners. Mrs. Sedlacek was a Spokane resident for 15 years. Survivors include her husband of seven years, Frank; and her parents, Jack and Nancy Brown of Seattle.

Norma Hagel Spokane Memorial service for Norma Jean Hagel, 75, will be at 1 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church. Riplinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Hagel, who was bom in Ellensburg, died Friday.

She was a 50-year Spokane resident and was a secretary for Spokane School District 81 elementary schools for 20 years. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, the American Diabetes Association and was a member and president of the String League Group. Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Vince; five sons, Phillip Hagel of Spokane, Vincent Hagel of Oak Flarbor, James Hagel of Bridegport, Kenneth Hagel of Kennewick and Richard Hagel of Seattle; a daughter, Pamela Simms of Liberty Lake; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. I Mary Anderson Spokane Visitation for Maiy June Anderson, 82, will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

today at Hazen and Jaeger Valley Funeral Home. Graveside service is planned for 1 p.m. Wednesday at Evergreen Cemetery in Rosalia, Wash. Mrs. Anderson, who was bom in Lamont, died Friday.

She was a longtime teacher in Spokane and Eastern Washington and was a member of the Retired Teachers Association of Washington. Her husband, James, died in 1979. Survivors include three daughters, Barbara Evans of Newman Lake, and Vicki Dills and Kathy Tate-Higgins, both of Moses Lake; a son, Richard Tate of Alamosa, Colo; four grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren. Richard Eager Seattle Vigil service for Richard Michael Egger, 54, will be at 7 p.m. today at Green Funeral Home in Redmond, Wash.

Memorial Mass is planned for 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Jude Roman Catholic Church in Redmond. Mr. Egger, who was bom in Spokane, died Friday.

He served in the Marine Corps and later worked as a salesman for Boeing Surplus. He was also employed with Safeway Stores, Inc. Mr. Egger was a member of the Redmond Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2995 and St.

Jude Roman Catholic Church. He moved to Seattle 18 years ago. Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Sandy; four sons, Paul Egger of Duvall, Jared and Michael Egger, both of Redmond, and Daniel Egger of Fort Bragg, N.C.; a sister, Debra Egger of Seattle; three brothers, Robert, Kenneth and Michael Egger, and one grandchild. Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities. Elizabeth OLeary Spokane Funeral Mass for Elizabeth OLeary, 86, is planned for 10 a.m.

Wednesday at SL Thomas More Roman Catholic Church. Inurnment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Ball and Dodd Funeral Home South is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. OLeary, who died Saturday, was bom in Springdale, Wash.

She graduated from Valley (Wash.) High School in 1930 and worked as a bookkeeper at the Stoddard-Wendle Ford Dealership in Spokane. Mrs. OLeaiy also worked as a bookkeeper for Prudential Distributors for six years and then at URM Stores, for 15 years. She retired in 1974. She was a member of SL Thomas More Roman Catholic Church, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Colonial Dames and the Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, John; two sons, Patrick OLeary of Spokane and Dennis OLeaiy of Seattle; a sister, Qarice Qane of Spokane; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mildred Garringer Colviue, Wash. Funeral for Mildred Millie Garringer, 74, will be at 11 a.m. today at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Colville. Burial will follow at Mountain View Park Cemetery.

Danekas Funeral Chapel in Colville is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Garringer, who was bom in Ruby, died Friday. In 1941 she married Frank Ferguson in Coeur dAlene and worked at several stores in Colville, including J.G Penney, Polka Dot Market and Montgomery Ward. In 1963 Mr.

Ferguson died, and she married Fred Garringer the same year. Mrs. Garringer owned and operated Millies Shoes in Colville from 1970 to 1980 and then worked for Country Homes Furniture and Birchs Shoe Rack in Colville. She was a member of the Colville Eagles Lodge, the Colville Rebekah Lodge and was a charter member of the Towanka I lome Ec Qub. Survivors include two daughters, Bobette Birch of Cowiche, and Donna Ford of Hebron, Ohio; two sons, David Ferguson of Spokane and Dennis Ferguson of Colville; a sister, Dorothy Welch of Colville; 16 grandchildren and 23 greatgrandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Spokane. Arthur Cline Spokane Visitation for Arthur M. Cline, 81, will be from 9 a.m. to noon today at Hazen and Jaeger Valley Funeral Home. Graveside service will follow at 2 p.m.

at Pines Cemeteiy. Mr. Cline, who was bom in Deer Park, died TTiursday. In 1939 he married his wife, Charlotte, in Wallace, Idaho. He served in the Army from 1942 to 1945 and was awarded a Bronze Star.

Mr. Qine worked for Eckerts Truck Line until 1949 and then worked for Consolidated Trucking Co. for 30 years. He retired in 1979. He was a member of Teamsters Union Local No.

690. Survivors include his wife; a son, Gary Cline of Spokane; three daughters, Rita Bridge of Post Falls, Judy Martinson of Medford, and Sharon Boyd of Calder, Idaho; 12 grandchildren and five grandchildren. Edna Doty Spokane Visitation for Edna V. Doty, 74, will be from 9 a.m. to noon today at Heritage Funeral Home.

Funeral will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Park. Born in Selby, S.D., Mrs. Doty died Saturday.

She was a homemaker and a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church. She was preceded in death by her husband. Gene Doty. Survivors include four brothers, Lany and Art Pfitzer, both of Spokane, Bernard Pfitzer of California and Alex Pfitzer of Omak, and four sisters, Christine Blair, Esther Hansen, Gladys Pfitzer and Dolores Taylor, all of Spokane. Memorial contributions may be made to Glad Tidings Missionary Fund.

Robert Friesen Jr. Spokane Graveside service for Robert Friesen, 77, will be at 1 p.m. today at Riverside Memorial Park. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr.

Friesen, who died Thursday, was bom in Danzig, Germany. He served in the Army during World War II and retired from Kaiser Aluminum after 34 years. He was a member of the German Lutheran Church and a 64-year resident of Spokane. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Maijorie; a daughter, Anita Quinn-Simmons of Spokane; a sister, Margaret Moore of Kettle Falls; three grandchildren and six greatgrandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

CaSsndsr Doohan-Hallinan Omaha, Neb. Karen Hallinan became the bride of Earle Doohan in an Aug. 8 ceremony at St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church. The bride is the daughter of Bill and Peggy Hallinan, Colbert, and Joanne Hallinan, Spokane.

Michael and Winnie Doohan, Spokane, are the parents of the groom. A reception at the Womans Qub followed the ceremony. The Doohans are living in Omaha following a Mexican honeymoon cruise. $2,500, and is studying biology at the University of Washington. Air Force Airman Jacob Worley graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

Worley is the son of Odette Beelaert and Larry Beelaert, both of Spokane. Colin Charbonneau has been named an All-American Collegiate Scholar by The United States Achievement Academy. The award goes to superior students who excel in academic disciplines. Charbonneau, the son of Ed and Faris Charbonneau, is a student at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa. Adrla and Magdalena Merrill, graduates of Shadle Park High School, graduated this spring from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.

received a degree in psychology. Magdalena earned a degree in biology. They are daughters of Catherine Merrill, Kettle Falls, Wash. Compiled by Sara Learning. To tell us about your achievements and good deeds, write to Achievements, The Spokesman-Review, P.O.

Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210, or 608 Northwest Suite 200, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814. Monty James Tonasket To Mandy Stearns and Beau Tonasket of Spokane. He weighed 7 lb. 8 oz. and was 20 inches long (Sept.

18). Timothy Lee Brown To K'Tina Brown of Deer Park. He weighed 5 lb. 15 oz. and was 19 inches long (Sept.

18). Amanda Marlene Fitch To Victoria and Bruce Fitch of Spokane. She weighed 7 lb. and was 19Vi Inches long (Sept. 18).

Amanda Dale Davis ToZoAnneand Gary Davis of Spokane. She weighed 6 lb. 3 oz. and was 19 Vi inches long (Sept. 18).

Marintia Rodriquez-ToGuillermina and Nolberto Rodriquez of Spokane. She weighed 8 lb. 1 oz. and was 19 inches long (Sept. 20).

Alexandra Marie Ingram -To Mikki Kauppila and Anthony Ingram of Spokane. She weighed 8 lb. 4 oz. and was 21 Vi inches long (Sept. 19).

Maya Elizabeth Hull -To Dawn and Matt Hull of Spokane. She weighed 6 lb. 7 oz. and was 19 inches long (Sept. 19).

Sacred Heart Katlin Marie DePaulo-To Dawn Nemeth and Troy DePaulo of Spokane. She weighed 8 lb. 13 oz. and was 20 Vi inches long (Sept. 21).

Benjamin Wayne Brown To Crystal Steele of Spokane. He weighed 7 lb. 5 oz. and was 20 inches long (Sept. 14).

Emma Eileen Tate-Spencer To Jennifer Tate-Spencerand Mike Spencer of Spokane. She weighed 8 lb. 6 oz. and was 21 inches long (Sept. 19).

Rachel Elizabeth Ring -To Kim and Casey Ring of Spokane. She weighed 8 lb. 7 oz. and was 21 inches long (Sept. 20).

Valley Hospital and Medical Center Gwendolyn Alice Kimball To Christine and Joel Kimball of Tekoa, Wash. She weighed 8 lb. 2 Vi oz. and was 19 inches long (Sept. 20).

Sara Elizabeth Standow-To Katrina and Brian Standow of Spokane. She weighed 8 lb. 2 oz. and was 20 inches long (Sept. 18).

David W. Engen graduated this spring from Indiana University School of Dentistry. He also received the American Academy of Periodontology Award given to the top periodontology student, as well as the Deans Silver Medal for academic achievement. Upon completion of specialty training programs, he plans to join practice with his father, Dr. Darwin Engen, in Spokane.

Six spring graduates of Spokane area high schools received Women of Washington Water Power Scholarships, awarded to dependents of WWP employees on the basis of academic achievement and extracurricular and community activities. The students, their high schools, parents, and colleges are: Coleen and Kelly Pierce, University High, daughters of Gary and Monica Pierce, will both attend Santa Clara University. Colleen, who received $1,500, will study physical therapy; Kelly, whose scholarship was $1,000, will study mechanical engineering. Michael Rode, Cheney, son of Jim and Sally Rode, received $1,000 and plans to study mechanical engineering at the University of Washington. Elise Burger, Rogers, daughter of Dan and Linda Burger, received $1,000 and will study music education at Seattle Pacific University.

Chrlstln Hamill, Mead, daughter of John and Colleen Hamill, received $1,000 and plans to study education at Whitworth College. Danna Vermeers, West Valley, daughter of Rick and Judy Vermeers, received $1,000 and will study electrical engineering at Washington State University. Beth Pierce, a 1997 graduate of Lewis and Clark and daughter of Bruce and Donna Pierce, received Births Birthright Abigail Joe Anderson To Kim and Jim Anderson of Tekoa, Wash. She weighed 8 lb. 10 oz.

and was 21 inches long (Sept. 20). Deaconess Faith Ann Henson To Kimberly and Jon Henson of Spokane. She weighed 9 lb. and was 20 inches long (Sept.

20). Madison Anne Podnar-To Meggin and Bret Podnar of Spokane. She weighed 7 lb. 9 oz. and was 19V4 inches long (Sept.

20). Conor Douglas Hehr To Julie and Douglas Hehr of Spokane. He weighed 7 lb. oz. and was 20 inches long (Sept.

20). Lucas Dillion Mainzinger To Susan and Carvel Mainzinger of Ford, Wash. He weighed 6 lb. IIV2 oz. and was 19 inches long (Sept.

17). Dustin Carl Gilbrech To Andria and Sam Gilbrech of Spokane. He weighed 6 lb. 15 oz. and was 19 inches long (Sept.

20). Holy Family Alexus Jade VanScoik -To Christen Clemens and Rich VanScoik Jr. of Spokane. She weighed 9 lb. 10 oz.

and was 21 inches long (Sept. 19). Madison Ronee Scalise To Gina and Chad Scalise of Spokane. She weighed 7 lb. 5 oz.

and was 20 inches long (Sept. 19). Jordan Brianna Gilbert To Calie and Jeremy Gilbert of Spokane. She weighed 6 lb. 9 oz.

and was 19 inches long (Sept. 19). Madison Rose Whitcraft To Aundria and Kevin Whitcraft of Spokane. She weighed 8 lb. 9 oz.

and was 20'4 Inches long (Sept. 3). Learning, Thursday, p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Institute for Extended Learning Lodge, Building 9, 3305 W. Fort George Wright Drive; cost: $21, includes lunch on Saturday; call 533-3770. 63rd-Annual Greek Dinner Festival Thursday, Friday and Saturday, p.m., at the Holy rinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1703 N.

Washington, donation: $10 adults, $5 children 12 and under; for more information call 328-9310. Museum Daze The Hillyard Heritage Fire and Rail Museum will explain the history of the Hillyard area and the meaning of its murals, sponsored by Spokane Parks and Recreation, Saturday, 1-5 p.m., meets at the Pioneer Park lower parking lot; cost: call 535-8274. Anger Management in the Workplace Offered by the Institute for Extended Learning, Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Learning Lodge, Building 9, 3305 W. Fort George Wright Drive; cost: $16; for registration or information call 533-3770, Comic Book Writer and Colorist Appearance JoeChiodo, painter and comic book colorist, and Jonathan Peterson, comic book writer, who collaborated on The Mechanic will be appearing noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, at Fantastic Voyage Comics, 7312 N.

Division; for more information call 483-0250. Peace Corps Slide Show Recent returnees from the Peace Corps will present a slide show and explain opportunities around the world, 7 p.m., at REI, N. 1125 Monroe; for more information call J.J. Randall at 328-9900. Community College Class Introduces the Art of Handspinning An 8-week class, "Spinning for Beginners," sponsored by the Institute for Extended Learning, through Nov.

10, from 6-9 p.m. at the Madren Center, 5305 N. Market; cost: $55; for more information call 533-3761. Upcoming Introduction to Linen Classes Beginning Thursday through Oct. 1, 6-8 p.m., at the Needle Nook, 123 S.

Wall; cost: $15 plus supplies; for registration and information call 747-6357. SFCC Back to School Week: Student Senate Social -Thursday, all day in the SUB, Building 17, Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive; no charge; call 533-4197. Composting Workshop Sponsored by the Institute for Extended Learning, Thursday, p.m., Shadle Park High School, 4327 N. Ash; cost: call 533-3770.

Gone But Not Forgotten A History of the Cemetery Movement Sponsored by the Institute for Extended Today MOMS Club Park Day Newly-formed group will get together to socialize as well as discuss activity groups which include playgroups, lunch get-togethers, exercise classes, and other activities of interest, 10 a.m., at Browne Park, children welcome; for more Information call 921-9648 before 5 p.m. SFCC "Back to School Week: Concert with Eric Engerbrettsen 11:30 a.m., SUB lounges A and Building 17, Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive; for more information call 533-4197. Greater Gonzaga University Guild Annual Fall Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., at the home of Mrs. John Condon, 538 W.

Sumner; for information or reservations call 624-2855..

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