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Hennessey Funeral Home & Crematory

Our professional staff has years of experience caring for families from all walks of life. We are leaders in our profession, with dedication to service and professional integrity.

When we sit down with a family, our shared goal is to create a fitting, memorable and affordable service for their loved one. We offer them a wide variety of services and products, as well as a wealth of creative ideas and suggestions. Together, we'll design a memorial or funeral service that suits their needs now, and in the future. Families who come to us know that years from now, they will have deep peace-of-mind because in coming to us, they've done their best to honor their loved one.

Our Obituaries

Patricia M. Belknap

April 9, 1927 - January 28, 2017

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Ernest Patrick Miller

December 5, 1942 - January 28, 2017

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Michael Patrick Bailey

December 4, 1941 - January 27, 2017

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Dolores Loyola Gilmore

September 5, 1921 - January 27, 2017

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John Carl Thomfohrde

September 19, 1932 - January 25, 2017

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Henry E. Before

December 3, 1923 - January 24, 2017

Henry E. Before passed away on January 24, 2017. He was born on December 3, 1923 to Edmond and Lumina (Labounty) Before near Derby, VT. He grew up as one of nine children, one of whom died at age 12. Henry worked for a time for his father on their dairy and maple sugar farm. In 1947, he heeded a call to the west, visiting his sister, Theresa, in Spokane, WA, and looked for work. The day before he...
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Erwin George Green

August 3, 1928 - January 24, 2017

Erwin was born on August 3, 1928, in Red Lodge, MT to George and Mary (Sekora) Green.He was reared and educated in Butte, MT. and graduated from Butte Public High School in 1946. After graduating school he went to work in the mines and put himself through college at Montana Tech, receiving his BA degree, graduating in 1952.Erwin met his wife to be and was married to Eileen Doucett in 1952. They...
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William E. McCarthy

August 9, 1937 - January 22, 2017

God needed a baker in heaven and now he has a great one. William (Bill) E. McCarthy, 79, of Spokane Valley, WA passed away on January 22, 2017. He was born in Ventura, CA on August 9, 1937 to the late Francis and Lillian (Buckle) McCarthy. He graduated from Lewiston High School and later married his former wife, Karen Drader (Arnot). He worked for Albertsons for 25 years and then purchased Mel's...
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Josephine Marie Kegley

January 3, 1932 - January 21, 2017

Josephine Marie (Visintainer) Kegley January 3, 1932 - January 21, 2017 Josephine Marie "Josie" (Visintainer) Kegley, 85, of Spokane, WA, departed this life on January 21, 2017, at the Hospice House of Spokane. She was born January 3, 1932 in Spokane to Benjamin and Margaret (Chimenti) Visintainer, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Ralph and a daughter,...
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David Michael Harney

December 20, 1982 - January 21, 2017

SSgt David "Dave" Michael Harney passed away at home on Saturday, January 21st in Cheney, Washington at the age of 34. Cancer took him from his family and friends far too soon.David is survived by his parents Dwayne and Rose Harney; his sisters Laura Utter, Beth Henson, and Jeanette Harney; his brothers-in-law Jeff Utter and Jeff Henson; 5 nephews and 2 nieces; best friends Lance and Shawna...
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Trisha Rose Marx

November 2, 1976 - January 17, 2017

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Gregory LeRoy Brecken

March 12, 1957 - January 16, 2017

Greg was born in Spokane Washington on March 12, 1957. He passed away in Spokane on January 16, 2017. He was preceded in death by his mother Shirley Marlene Simon.Greg is survived by his daughter April Feldman and father Dale Smith and step mother Judy. His siblings Deanna Timm, Sharon Fisher, Cyndy Pendleton, Gary Smith (Judy), half sister Donna Brecken and numerous nieces and nephews. Greg...
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Shirley Elaine Sherrick

January 13, 1925 - January 16, 2017

Shirley Elaine Sherrick (née Richardson), age 92, died January 16, 2017, at Hospice House of Spokane. She is survived by her three children Carol Behl (Paul), John Sherrick (Kathy) and Patti Vincent (Paul) and grandchildren Jenifer Eberle, Mark Behl, Christy Nauta, Jeff Sherrick, Jana Jensen, Julie Fife, Normandy Vincent, Laura Vincent Smith, and Kathryn Vincent. She also leaves behind many...
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William Elmo Kelly

November 14, 1926 - January 16, 2017

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Dawn Marie Raskell

April 23, 1938 - January 15, 2017

Dawn Marie Raskell (Sager) born April 23, 1938 was called home Sunday January 15, 2017.Our mom, grandma, sister, auntie, friend taught us how to love unconditionally, how to pray, how to believe, to forgive, to laugh out loud at ourselves, to live, when her eyes failed her, her faith was her sight. When her memory failed and our names escaped her, she never forgot how to make us feel her love or...
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Carla Perry

January 20, 1949 - January 15, 2017

Carla Jane (Pielli) PerryBorn January 20, 1949, in Moscow, Idaho, and went with our Lord and Savior January 15, 2017 in Spokane, Washington.She will be missed by her husband Bill Perry, her sons: Mark Wickliffe (Laurie), Todd Perry, Kyle Perry (Jessica), and her grandchildren, Alaina Hull (Josh), and Cole Wickliffe; her brother Ronald Pielli (Debi), her sister Christine (Pielli) Gibson and all...
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Evelyn V. Willard

May 14, 1922 - January 13, 2017

WILLARD, Evelyn Virginia (age 94)Evelyn died peacefully in her home of 56 years on January 13, 2017 with a big smile on her face. She was born in Packard, Washington May 14, 1922. After graduating from Waitsburg High School in May of 1940, she attended Kinman Business School and worked as a secretary throughout her life. In November 1942, she married the boy down the street, Edward J. Willard,...
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Vita A. Young

December 30, 1927 - January 10, 2017

Vita Appy YoungDecember 30, 1927 - January 10, 2017Vita was born to Newitt P. Gorrell and Florence 'Ethel' Jarvis in Woodward , Oklahoma. The family lived in Oklahoma and Texas while Vita was young. She was the youngest daughter and greatly loved by her three older sisters and one brother. There were three other boys added to the family after Vita, one of which was stillborn. All have preceded...
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Richard Albert Perrey

January 29, 1940 - January 8, 2017

Richard A. Perrey, age 76, retired Air Force Major, attorney, and husband to Janet (Jan) Perrey passed away on January 8, 2017. Born on January 29, 1940 in Brooklyn, NY to Albert and Helen Perrey. He graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School and then went on to attend the University of Denver before choosing to leave the university to begin his Air Force career. He entered the USAAF Aviation...
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Virginia Dagmar Evans

November 23, 1927 - January 8, 2017

The Lord called Virginia home to be with her loving husband and daughter on January 8, 2017.Virginia was born November 23, 1927 in Oakland CA. to Ragnar and Lucille DeBourg. She grew up in Red Lodge, Anaconda and Deer Lodge, MT. She graduated from Deer Lodge High School in the mid 1940's. Always the prankster, Virginia once stole the Sheriff's horse so she could ride in the Deer Lodge annual...
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Sharron Gail Blinzler

August 9, 1951 - January 7, 2017

Sharron G. Blinzler (Shary) passed away unexpectedly at her home in Liberty Lake, WA on January 7, 2017 of natural causes. Shary was born to Robert and Florence Crook of Northport, WA on August 9, 1951, just 7 minutes after her twin brother Randy. She spent her school years and graduated high school in Garfield, Washington. She was married to James Blinzler (Jim) a short time later, and together...
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Walter Herman Steinke

May 1, 1922 - January 7, 2017

Walter H. Steinke of Spokane went home to be with the Lord Jesus on January 7, 2017 at the age of 94 years and 8 months. He was born in Gillett, Wisconsin on May 1, 1922. When he was in his twenties, Walt joined the Coast Guard and was stationed during WWII in the Kwajalein Atoll in the South Pacific. When out of the service, he moved to Omaha, Nebraska where he met and married his bride Marjorie...
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John Hunter English

March 30, 1936 - January 7, 2017

John Hunter English March 30, 1936 ~ January 7, 2017 John was born in Spokane on March 30, 1936, the first of 4 sons to John Charles and Elizabeth "Isabella" or "Izzy" (Hunter) English. He grew up and went to schools in many locations as his father worked for the WWP (now Avista). He began school in a little one-room school at Long Lake. He attended several high schools including Clark...
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Sharon Kay Brown

May 23, 1941 - January 7, 2017

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Myrtle Geraldine Smith

March 30, 1933 - January 6, 2017

Myrtle SmithMarch 30, 1934-January 5, 2017Myrtle was born in Ione, Washington on March 30th, 1934 to Gladys and Harold Gilmore. At birth, Myrtle weighed not quite 2 Lbs. There were no incubators available at that time, so hot water bottles, among other things, were used to keep her temperature in a normal range. From that precarious beginning, Myrtle continued with a normal growth pattern. As...
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Pete R. Brickner

November 11, 1926 - January 6, 2017

Pete R Brickner passed away in the Spokane Valley on Friday, January 6, 2017. He was born on November 11, 1926, in Strasburg, ND. He grew up one of 15 children in a farming community. After high school, he became a printer, and in later years, was promoted to Classified Advertising Manager for the Spokesman-Review/Spokane Chronicle where he worked for nearly 40 years. From Strasburg, Pete moved...
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Lois James

August 18, 1927 - January 5, 2017

Lois was the daughter of the late Lucy Augusta Stengar and Gus Stengar, Coeur d' Alene tribal members. Her Grandma Christine "Ma" Campbell also played a role in her life, along with her late sister Ramona Stengar. Lois was born in Spokane, Washington, attended Our Lady of Lourdes Grade School, she received a scholarship to the Holy Names Academy, graduating in 1945. After High School, Lois began...
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Scott Michael Hill

August 17, 1958 - January 5, 2017

On January 5, 2017, we lost our son, brother, uncle, father, grandfather and friend. Scott Michael Hill was born on August 17, 1958 in Spokane WA. to James Hill and Carla Hill Ellis. He was the second oldest in a family of 8 children. Scott attended St. Aloysius grade school and Gonzaga Preparatory High School. He graduated in 1977.Scott was a hard worker. He had a newspaper route at a young age...
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Steve Delano Kalamarski

October 20, 1942 - January 5, 2017

Steve Kalamarski entered into his final resting place on January 5, 2017. Steve was born on October 20, 1942 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane WA to Frank and Regina (Kowalski) Kalamarski. He was baptized at St Aloysius Church. During his childhood they moved to Lewiston ID where he played football and graduated from Lewiston High School in 1961. He worked at the local roller-skating rink to...
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Toni Marie Hamilton

November 18, 1950 - January 4, 2017

Toni Marie Hamilton passed away Wednesday January 4th peacefully at her home in Deer Park.She is survived by her Husband John and her kids Jeff, Lynda & Jason. Her Grandkids: Olivia, Haley, Madison, Dillon and Bailey. Toni was born November 18th 1950 in Seattle WA to Lois and Edwin Wangen. She grew up in the Seattle area and met her husband John Hamilton in 1965 and they married in 1969.They...
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Judith Anne Marker

December 16, 1940 - December 31, 2016

Judy (Zeimantz) MarkerOur loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, sister and dear friend, went to rest peacefully with God, and to sing with the Angels on December 31, 2016. Judith was born December 16, 1940 to Richard and Jeanette Zeimantz in Spokane, Washington. She grew up on a small farm in Sunnyside, WA and graduated from high school at Rosalia, Washington in 1958. Following...
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James John Pizelo

September 8, 1943 - December 31, 2016

James John Anthony PizeloJames (Jim)(Pappy) was born Sept 8, 1943 in Spokane; he was the son of Phil and Ann (Ferraro). He passed away peacefully, Saturday December 31, 2016 at Deaconess Hospital. He is survived by his eldest sister Ann, older brother Angelo, his soul-mate Chris Manos and his children whom he loved and cherished, James, Yvette, Jesse and Andy. He graduated from Gonzaga...
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James Dale Williamson

July 14, 1948 - December 30, 2016

James "Jim" Dale Williamson became one of God's angels on December 30, 2016 Jim was born July 14, 1948 to Albert Williamson and Clara Thompson Williamson in Colville, Wa. Jim served in the United States Army from Oct.15, 1968 to May 20, 1970. Jim married April Gentry on July 4, 1997; so they would never forget their anniversary and so that the whole country would celebrate with them. Survived by...
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Billy Joe Smith

December 25, 1952 - December 30, 2016

Billy Joe Smith, 64 years' old December 25, 1952- December 30, 2016 Bill passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016 with his loved ones surrounding him. Born to Billy Joe & Denise (Zaccanti) Smith on December 25, 1952 in Riverside, California. He traveled all around the United States while a young boy never staying in one area for very long. Bill graduated from Rubidoux High School, Riverside, CA...
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Marie Kelly

October 28, 1925 - December 30, 2016

Marie Kelly was on October 28, 1925 in North Hempstead, New York. She passed away in Spokane, Washington on December 30, 2016. She lived most of her life in Williston Park, New York. She worked for the New York Telephone Company for many years. Marie married Joseph Kelly on April 12, 1947. They had 3 children, Patricia, Joseph Jr., and Marie. She enjoyed shopping, loved jewelry, spending time...
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Carla Austin Sandell

April 1, 1948 - December 28, 2016

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Betty J. Wills

January 24, 1918 - December 27, 2016

Beulah "Betty" Wills 1-24-1918 to 12-27-16Beulah (Betty) Wills was born January 24, 1918 to Arthur and Flossie Wadham in Spokane, Washington. Betty was raised by her father after her mother passed away. She attended North Central High School, Whitworth College and graduated with honors as a medical technologist.She met her future husband John Wills at Knox Presbyterian. He graduated from WSC and...
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Orval Elmer Wood

March 18, 1922 - December 27, 2016

Orval E. Wood passed away December 27, 2016 in Spokane, WA. He was a man of great faith, one who loved the outdoors and whose greatest pride was his family and friends. He was born March 18, 1922 in Ladysmith, WI; the son of Seth and Esther (Wells) Wood. Orval attended Clear Lake High School in Wisconsin and enlisted in the US Army in October 1940 at Fort Snelling, MN. In June 1942, Orval became...
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Richard L. Linn

October 16, 1934 - December 27, 2016

Linn, Richard (Dick) Lee (Age 82)Passed away December 27, 2016. Richard was born in Coos Bay, Oregon October 16, 1934, to Elmer and Loretta Linn. Dick graduated from Ridgefield High School in Vancouver, Washington, where he met and married his wife Patricia (Patty). Patty and Dick moved to Spokane in 1957 where he operated a franchise of Overhead Door Company until 1966. Dick and Patty raised...
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Elsa A. Benavidez

March 15, 1930 - December 26, 2016

Elsa Sampaolesi Benavidez was born in Armstrong, Argentina on March 15, 1930 and passed away on December 26, 2016 in Spokane, Washington. She started her calling as a seamstress in high school and married Jorge Raul Benavidez in 1950. In 1959, they moved to Los Angeles with their son Jorge Jr. Elsa continued her career, sewing samples for high end fashion designers in Beverly Hills and Westwood....
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Stella A. Peplinski

June 15, 1924 - December 26, 2016

PEPLINSKI, STELLA (Age 92)Stella was born June 15, 1924 in Medical Lake, WA to Peter and Theresa Hartmeier. She graduated from Marycliff High School in Spokane and married Floyd Peplinski in 1946. She is survived by her daughter; Carol Sheridan (Don), son; Richard Peplinski(Vickie); Sister; Alma Belise, Grandsons; Mike and Scott Peplinski and two great-grandsons; Hayden and Hunter Peplinski....
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Charlie John Rogers

June 28, 1958 - December 25, 2016

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Steven John Osterhaus

November 14, 1968 - December 25, 2016

OSTERHAUS, STEVEN JOHNSteve was born to Jane and Donald Osterhaus on November 14, 1968, in Omaha, NE. He is survived by both parents, Jane of Spokane, WA, and Donald of Council Bluffs, IA. He is also survived by siblings Theresa Osterhaus and Michael Osterhaus. Steve worked custodial jobs at various locations, and other means of employment over the past 30 years. He attended the Community...
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LeRoy John Byrd

September 4, 1937 - December 22, 2016

Dr. LeRoy James Byrd, 79, of Spokane, WA passed away on December 22nd surrounded by loved ones.LeRoy was born at home to Herman and Bernida Byrd in Ronan, Montana on September 4th, 1937. His early years were spent in the shadow of the Mission Mountains of Montana surrounded by the support of extended family. During wartime the family moved to Detroit, Michigan. The family returned to Martin City,...
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Alice Marie Cunneely

August 18, 1927 - December 19, 2016

Alice was born at the home of her parents in Bronx County, New York City, August 18, 1927. Her parents Tom and Katherine (Keating) Curry had emigrated from Ireland. Alice was the first born of five children. She graduated from Cathedral High School, a school for Catholic young women, located across the street from St. Patrick's Cathedral on New York's Fifth Avenue. In 1948, she met Gene Cunneely...
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Daniel Lawrence Cary Smith

August 27, 1932 - December 18, 2016

Lawrence Cary Smith passed away December 18, 2016, after losing a battle with leukemia. Born 8/27/1932 in Spokane to Del Cary Smith and Anastasia Raftis Smith, Larry was the youngest of three brothers. He grew up attending Wilson Elementary, St. Augustine Catholic School and Gonzaga Prep. He attended the University of Washington, and was a member of Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. He went on to...
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Merrell Delbert Wickham

November 16, 1941 - December 18, 2016

Merrell Delbert Wickham at age 75 of Spokane Valley, WA passed away in his sleep on 12/18/16.Merrell was born on 11/16/1941 to Merrell and Huldha Wickham in Spokane, WA. He was the oldest of 7 children. He grew up in the Elk area and attended Riverside High School. Merrrll's father was able to get a job at Kaiser Aluminum as a young man. He worked there for many years with his father, 2 brothers...
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Charles Frederick Hoeche

October 16, 1941 - December 17, 2016

Charles Frederick ("Fred") Hoeche, 75, of Nine Mile Falls, Washington, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 17, 2016, surrounded by his family. Fred was born on October 16, 1941, in Evansville, Indiana, to Charles and Norma June Hoeche. Fred enlisted in the United States Air Force when he was 18. He was stationed at several bases throughout his military career including Aviano Air Force...
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Keith Tatham

October 13, 1991 - December 16, 2016

Keith Richard Tatham lived a remarkable life in the 25 years he was given, devoted to family, friends, music, to his fiancee Rachel, and to his goal of changing the world. Keith was born to Kathleen Windishar and Mark Tatham on October 13th, 1991 in Spokane and grew up basking in rich family traditions surrounded by love. With his younger brother Benjamin, Keith spent summers swimming, playing...
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Joann M. Dunlap

August 21, 1928 - December 16, 2016

JOANN (McNABB) DUNLAP 1928-2016Joann Mary Dunlap, Spokane WA, passed away peacefully at Hospice House, South on December 16, 2016. She was born in Spokane to Edna and Joseph McNabb on August 21, 1928. Joann attended St. Augustine's grade school, Holy Names Academy and Washington State College, where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. After college, she worked at Washington Water Power...
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Mary Elizabeth Johnson

November 15, 1944 - December 13, 2016

Mary passed away comfortably at home after a courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband David Johnson and their children Jason (Kelli), Brent (Kim) Michelle (Ray) as well as their grandchildren Kyla, Kelli, Logan and Dillan. She was born in Chicago Illinois to Richard and Leona Webb. Mary attended and graduated from Mead high school and from beauty school where she made...
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Phyllis Eileen Lorenzen

October 12, 1924 - December 13, 2016

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Karen M. Riedlinger

December 6, 1940 - December 12, 2016

Karen Riedlinger passed away peacefully December 12th, 2016. She took her last breath with her family by her side. Karen was born on December 6th,1940 in Spokane Washington to Clark and Dorris Peterson. They homesteaded in Alaska for most of Karen's Early Childhood. They were the 1st civilians recorded to travel across the Alaskan Alkan Highway.Karen moved to Spokane and lived with relatives...
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Adeline A. Robinson

February 20, 1923 - December 12, 2016

Adeline Amanda RobinsonOn December 12th, in Longview Washington, while residing at Canterbury Inn Assisted Living, Adeline Amanda Robinson left this earth to be with her Lord. Family was at her bedside as she passed gently into the night. Adeline was welcomed into this world on February 20, 1923 by her mother Sarah Adeline Sayer and father Albert Daniel Sayer in San Pedro California. By age five...
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Howard W. Froman

December 12, 1928 - December 12, 2016

Howard Wesley Froman passed to his eternal rest on Monday, December 12, 2016. He was born December 12, 1928, to Ernest Froman and Thelma (Ross) Froman of Deer Park, WA. He is survived by his sisters, Linda Froman and Lorna (Clay) Breshears; nieces Cheryl (Patrick) Pritchard, Patricia Peterson, and Erin Verna; and nephews Steve Verna and Matthew Verna. His wife of 56 years, Norma (Verna) Froman,...
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Theodore A. Faris

April 10, 1930 - December 10, 2016

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Katherine Ellen Darrah

January 19, 1953 - December 9, 2016

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Katherine Ellen Darrah

January 19, 1953 - December 9, 2016

Kathy was born on January 19, 1953 in Spokane, WA to Robert and Evelyn Easley. The family lived in Spokane for 7 years, Pullman, WA for 3 years followed by over 45 years in Yakima, WA area where she attended A.C. Davis High school, married, then began her family. Later she went to school and became a barber and operated her own shop in Terrace Heights, WA, then a shop in her home in Selah, WA....
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Lawrence Delmar Beck

March 6, 1922 - December 8, 2016

BECK, Lawrence Delmar "Larry"March 6, 1922 - December 8, 2016Lawrence Beck passed away on Dec 8 following complications from hip surgery. He was born March 6, 1922 in Yakima Wa. He was the oldest of 5 children born to John and Dora Beck. He was the great grandson of an early Yakima pioneer who traveled west in 1865 at the end of the civil war to homestead what is now the west side of Yakima and...
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Stephanie Ann Ressa

October 10, 1968 - December 7, 2016

On December 7, 2016 our community lost a brilliant teacher and loved family member. Stephanie Ann Ressa was 48. Stephanie was born in Spokane in 1968 - the first child of Gene Ressa and Jackie Logan. It wasn't long before it was obvious the kind of spirit Stephanie possessed. She was a talented public speaker and won many state awards. She was a gifted runner helping the Riverside High School...
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Mary M. Ilgen

September 5, 1924 - December 7, 2016

Mary M. Ilgen Mary M. Ilgen was born on September 5, 1924 to Isadore and Anne (DeMuth) Gdanitz in Loup City, NE. She passed away on December 7, 2016 at home in Spokane Valley, WA from complications due to Parkinson's disease. Mary briefly attended the University of Nebraska. It was in Nebraska that Mary met the love of her life, Bill. After a brief courtship they were married August 22, 1953....
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Ann Catherine Hueber

August 25, 1945 - December 6, 2016

Ann Catherine Hueber passed away on December 6, 2016, following a long battle with breast cancer. Ann was born in Waterloo, Iowa and spent her early years in Cleveland, Ohio. When she was in high school, her family moved to Spokane when her father began teaching at Gonzaga University. Ann graduated from Holy Names Academy, attended Gonzaga University, and graduated from Seattle University. She...
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Laveta Aslea Flemming

December 5, 1932 - December 5, 2016

Laveta Aslea Flemming, 84, a long time Spokane resident past away Monday, December 5, 2016 at Sacred Heart Medical Center. Lev passed on her birthday, the same day the Lord chose to bring her into this world, is the same day he decided to bring her home. Lev passed peacefully in her sleep with family by her side. Born in 1932 in Melbourne, KS, she spent her early years in Omak, WA. Lev loved the...
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Sharon Lee Cox

November 14, 1943 - December 4, 2016

Sharon L. CoxSharon L. Cox was born in Lewiston, Idaho on November 14, 1943 and passed away peacefully in her Spokane Washington home on December 4, 2016.Sharon is survived by her husband of 25 years, Jack Cox, daughter Stephanie and husband Ben White, grandsons Shawn White and wife Aubrey, Zachery Palmisano and Josh Palmisano. She had 10 great grandchildren.Sharon is also survived by her brother...
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Charles D. Archer

October 30, 1967 - December 3, 2016

Charles Douglas, "Doug" Archer of Spokane, Washington passed away in his sleep. Memorial service will be held 1:00 PM December 16, 2016 at Hennessey Funeral Home with Chaplain Dave Simboli officiating. A firefighter honor guard and procession will then follow to a visitation at Fire District 8, Station 82 Valleyford, WA. Doug Archer was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to F. Curtis Archer and Alice...
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Dianne P. Eichelberger

February 5, 1931 - December 2, 2016

Dianne Eichelberger, wife of Frank "Hardrock" Eichelberger, died on December 2, 2016. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She loved to grow tomatoes, green beans and herbs. She loved John Wayne, old westerns, Fox News and good romance novels. She and Frank never met a crossword puzzle they could not complete together. She met Frank on a double date at Hayden Lake in...
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Ada R. Scott

April 24, 1921 - December 1, 2016

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Doris Jean Ewing

January 2, 1930 - November 30, 2016

Doris Jean EwingJanuary 2, 1930~November 30, 2016Doris was born on January 2, 1930. She attended North Central High School and married Leslie Lee Mael in 1945. Leslie was killed in a car accident in 1946. Doris married Richard D. Ewing in 1948. After they married Dick was transferred to Seattle, working with the Great Northern Railroad, where Doris managed a 5 and 10 store in Renton, WA. In 1970...
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Eloise Miller

July 27, 1918 - November 30, 2016

Eloise Bartleson Miller was born in Colfax, WA on July 27, 1918. She grew up in the Palouse farming community and was one always wanting to help her Dad. She talked fondly about her Model A Ford that once wound up in the ditch and about the truck she drove with two transmissions. Eloise was the older of two children.After graduating from Pullman High School in 1935, she attended Kinman Business...
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Doris Jean Ewing

January 2, 1930 - November 30, 2016

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Huynh Ngoc Bui

July 28, 1955 - November 29, 2016

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Lester B. White

July 12, 1932 - November 29, 2016

Lester (Les) B. White, 84, of Spokane Valley, Washington, passed away November 29, 2016 at Hospice House Spokane. Les was born July 12, 1932 in Wallace, Idaho; the son of Lester and Catherine (Goggin) White Sr. Les grew up in Gem, Idaho, attending schools in Burke and Wallace, Idaho. He also proudly served in the US Air Force from 1952 to 1956. Les was a mechanic for many years in Wallace at the...
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Everett H. Smith

May 22, 1925 - November 28, 2016

Everett Henry SmithWas born to Ida May Wood on May 22, 1925 and passed away on November 28, 2016. He was raised by Ida and John Smith in Gibbonsville, Idaho before enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Corps on August 20, 1943. Upon completing his training he became a tail gunner on a B-17G bomber. He and his crew flew "The Big Drip, Jr.", spending 272 hours in combat flight from January 3 through April...
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Sandra Jean Anders

October 23, 1946 - November 28, 2016

Sandra (Sandi) Jean Anders Sandra passed away at Sacred Heart Medical Center on November 28, 2016 from respiratory arrest during her battle with lung cancer at the age of 70. Sandi was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, family member, and an employer of hundreds. She was born in Booneville, AR on 10/23/46 to Hershel Kerr & JoElla Kerr (Roberts). Sandra and her former husband opened the first...
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Russell David Hatley

January 22, 1937 - November 28, 2016

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Adam H. Owens

March 22, 1985 - November 27, 2016

Adam was taken unexpectedly in his sleep. He grew up in Otis Orchards and attended EV Schools. He enjoyed a good game of pool, conspiracy theories, computers, gaming and fishing at the family's lake property at Williams Lake. Adam is preceded in death by his Grandfather's, Jerry Owens and Red Houser. He is survived by his parents Mitch and Kelly, brother Bronson, sister Cortney ( Mike), niece...
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Darrell L. Olson

November 7, 1936 - November 26, 2016

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Patricia A. Elixman

November 28, 1931 - November 25, 2016

Patricia "Patty" Elixman (Marshall) Our wonderful mother and grandmother passed away on November 25th 2016 after a brief illness.Born on November 28th 1931 to George and Effie Marshall, Patty was a lifelong resident of Spokane and married Herman W "Cookie" Elixman on October 20th 1951 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. She volunteered for St. Anne's infant home and with her Girl Scout troop built...
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Patricia Jane Clift

June 12, 1951 - November 23, 2016

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Eileen Lois Weimer

August 26, 1926 - November 21, 2016

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Kathryn Rena Gilman

January 22, 1963 - November 20, 2016

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Reno Alan Hatcher

December 3, 1924 - November 17, 2016

Reno Eugene Hatcher, Jr. Passed away peacefully at home on November 17, 2016 surrounded by family. He was born to the late Ethel W. and Reno E. "Shine" Hatcher, Sr. on December 3, 1924 in Clark Fork, Idaho, the oldest of 3 children. Reno worked his summers as a teenager manning forest fire lookout towers in North Idaho. One summer, he was called to serve his country in World War II. He joined the...
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Marcus Alan Clark

August 16, 1989 - November 17, 2016

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Vernon D. Ruggenberg

April 16, 1927 - November 16, 2016

Our loving God and Savior called our Dad, Vernon D "Buzz" Ruggenberg, home on November 16, 2016. Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well." That phrase perfectly describes our Dadwas born on April 16, 1927 in Miller, South Dakota. He and his twin...
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Tony John Romish

September 29, 1969 - November 16, 2016

TONY JOHN Romish, 47, a long time resident of Spokane, Washington, born to Karla R. Hook of Idaho and Frank A. Romish of Washington, died on November 15th, 2016 in his home in Mead, Washington of causes related to his quadriplegic condition and recent illness. Tony is survived by his mother, Karla Romish, his children, Tony J. Romish II (27), Madison R. Romish (19), Lydia M. Romish (16), and...
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Arlene Ruth Christenson

February 15, 1929 - November 16, 2016

Our Mom and beloved friend passed away and into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Arlene was born in Sioux Falls, SD to Wesley and Flossie Baker on February 15, 1929. She graduated from Washington High School (Sioux Falls, SD) in 1947 and from Yankton College (Yankton, SD) in 1952.Arlene moved to Spokane, WA in 1956 where she raised 4 children with her (former) husband, Chris...
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Jana Lee Moore

December 23, 1934 - November 16, 2016

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Robert Nicholas Codd

March 21, 1930 - November 15, 2016

Robert N. Codd "Bob" Bob was born in Spokane, WA. to Dr. Alfonso and Margaret Codd on March 21, 1930 and passed away at his home on November 15, 2016. He attended Gonzaga Prep High School where he was student body president and a 3 sport athlete including track, golf and football where he was a two time All City running back. He attended Seattle University where he captained the golf team and...
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Cynthia M. Woessner

August 27, 1946 - November 13, 2016

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William Robert Ogle

April 26, 1923 - November 13, 2016

Bill passed away peacefully into the arms of Our Heavenly Father at Hospice House South on November 13, 2016. Bill was born on April 26, 1923 to William T. Ogle and Clara B. Ogle in Missoula, Montana. He spent his younger years moving around the country with his family wherever his dad could find work in the advertising field. His family finally settled in Spokane where Bill attended Roosevelt...
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Terrence John McMahon

October 21, 1941 - November 11, 2016

Terrence John McMahon.Terrence (Terry), was born in 1941 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He passed away on Friday, November 11, 2016 in Spokane, Washington. He attended the University of Nevada Reno where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Geophysics, and later earned a Master of Science in Mining Engineering from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. In 1976 he married Helen Turney in...
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Marcus Tyler Walker

July 30, 1999 - November 10, 2016

WALKER, Marcus T.Marcus Tyler Walker passed away November 10, 2016 at the age of 17. He was a beautiful, loving and amazing person and was the light and inspiration of both his parents Jason and Carey. Marcus attended Liberty Lake Elementary, Greenacres Middle, Central Valley High, Pendleton High, University High Schools and Spokane Community College. He was an avid gamer and a self proclaimed ...
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Allan Vincent Hastings

April 17, 1922 - November 9, 2016

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Katherine Watson Gregory

December 16, 1929 - November 7, 2016

Katherine W. "Kashie" GregoryKashie was born December 16, 1929 to Ralph and Ester Watson of Spokane and passed away November 7, 2016. Kashie was a lifelong resident of Spokane. She attended St. Augustine Elementary School as well as Holy Names Academy. Kashie met Jack Gregory at Washington State College and they were married. While at WSC, Kashie was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority and...
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Rick Dale Gronnebek

July 14, 1965 - November 6, 2016

Ricky Dale Gronnebek 7/14/1965-11/06/2016Ricky was born in Spokane, WA on July 14th, 1965. He tragically passed away on November 6th, 2016 due to complications of pneumonia after battling stage four Lung Cancer. He is survived by his mother Marie L. Gronnebek (John Dial) and father Rockne D. Gronnebek, his sisters, Michele A. Gronnebek and Staci J. Gronnebek. He is also survived by his beloved...
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Katherine Y. Moore

November 19, 1927 - November 6, 2016

Katherine Y. Moore passed away on Sunday, November 6th 2016 after many years of declining health. Trina, as she was affectionately known, was born in Luxembourg City, in the Grand Duche of Luxembourg on November 19, 1927. She relocated to the United States after WWII, with her husband Robert D. Moore. Trina was an original parishioner at Assumption Parish. Several priests at Assumption employed...
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Carol Jean Sorenson

September 3, 1931 - November 6, 2016

SorensonCarol Jean (Myhres)Age 85With heavy hearts we lay to rest a beautiful soul whose love and generous spirit will forever live on through those who knew her. Carol was born on a farm in Arlington South Dakota to Henry and Edna Myhres. As a young woman she fell in love with a handsome farm boy, Leif Sorenson. They married and had their first daughter, Gail. Setting aside the farm life, they...
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Elbert Roy Malmoe

February 16, 1926 - November 6, 2016

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Marion Robert Farley

August 27, 1939 - November 5, 2016

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Marion Robert Farley

August 27, 1939 - November 5, 2016

FARLEY, Marion Robert (Bob) (77 yrs)Born August 27th, 1939 Bob passed away peacefully November 5th, 2016 with his family by his side. Bob is survived by his loving wife, Judy, of 43 years and his 8 children, Debbie Terhar (Ed), Becky Vance (Rob), Dorine Kohel (Mike), Duane Goodenow (Erin), Richard Farley (Kathy), Robert Farley (Ciri), David Farley, Donna Stolz; his 14 Grandchildren and 15 Great...
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