Submitted by Marge Womach 


                                                                           File 3 Page A through B





Adams, Oma Mae,    2-27-1997

“Memorial service for longtime former Davenport resident Oma Mae Adams will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Community Evangelical Church, Soap Lake. Burial was Feb 21 at Valley View Memorial Park in Soap Lake.  Oma entered into rest at Soap Lake’s Samaritan Hospital on Feb 19, following a long illness. She was 75.  She was born on May 30, 1921, in Okamaugee, OK, and moved to California with her family in the early 1930s.  In 1977, she moved to Davenport, where she worked at Lincoln Hospital as a cook until her retirement in 1985. At that time, she moved to Coulee City , where she lived until June 1996, when illness caused her to move to Soap Lake to live with her son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Karin Stokoe. Survivors include three sons and their wives, Richard and Linda Stokoe of Umatilla, OR, Scott and Karin Stokoe of Soap Lake; and Charles and Becky Stokoe of Coulee City; 5 grandsons, 2 granddaughters, 2 granddaughters-in-law; 2 great grandsons; 3 brothers, Earl Ramsey, Carl Ramsey and Roy Ramsey and his wife Mary, all of CA; and several nieces and nephews. Oma was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Leonard; and one daughter, Kathy. Strate Funeral Home in Davenport is in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times:  2-27-1997)


Aldrich, Josephine A.,      9-01-1988

“Josephine A Aldrich, 72, of Tumwater, WA, died Aug 20, 1988 in the Evergreen Convalescent Center. Mrs. Aldrich was born to Thomas and Harriett Ball on Nov 16, 1915 in Harrington.  She graduated from Harrington High School and attended Cheney Normal School in Cheney. In 1978 she married James R Aldrich in Seattle. She worked for the Seattle Terminal Post Office.  She was a member of the Air Force Sergeants Auxiliary #1461, Eagles Auxiliary #21 in Olympia, American Legion West Seattle #160, 8 and 40 American Legion, King County Salon #199, DAV  #41 Olympia, Past Commander of VFW Auxiliary #318, Olympia. Survivors include her husband, James Aldrich of Tumwater; a sister, Roberta Gruver of Olympia; and several nieces and nephews.  Services were held Aug 22 in the Olympic Memorial Gardens Chapel. Rev Arla Elston officiated. Burial was in the Memorial Gardens. Mill and Mill Funeral Services, Olympia , was in charge.” (Davenport Times:  9-01-1988) 


Aldridge, Steven M.,        2-04-1987

“Steven McAdore Aldridge. Died: 2-04-1987, Davenport, WA.  Spouse: Grace Yarwood. Father: Steven Russell Aldridge. Mother: Elizabeth VanSlyke. Buried: Inland Evergreen Crematory, Spokane,  WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card) 


Allen, Henry R.,   est. 8-20-1937

“No. 3813. Notice to Creditors. In the Superior Court of the State of WA in and for the County of Lincoln , In the Matter of the Estate of Henry R Allen, Deceased. Notice is Hereby Given, that the undersigned has been appointed and has duly qualified as Administratrix with the will annexed, of the estate of Henry R. Allen, deceased, and that letters of administration were issued to the undersigned on the 10th day of August, 1937… May Smith, Administratrix.” (Citizen: 8-20-1937)


Allen, James W.,      d. 7-01-1927

“James W Allen. Died: July 1, 1927 at Miles, WA. Wife: Lena; Father: Elisha; Mother: Mary Lak.” (WA State death record; no death record was found for same name in 1937)


Anderson, Edna,       8-13-1981

“Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug 14 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Strate Funeral Home here for Mrs. William (Edna A.) Anderson of Reardan, who died Tuesday, Aug 4.  She is survived by her husband, William, at the home; one son, Scot, of Reardan; a daughter, Mrs. Larry (Lorrie) Stetson, of Yakima, WA; two grandchildren, Tiffany and Lindsay Stetson of Yakima; Mrs. Lena Colby of Sunnyside, WA; one sister, Mrs. Russell (Audrienne) Claar of Pasco, WA; and numerous nieces.  The Rev Philip Falk will officiate the service. Mrs. Anderson was a member of the Reardan Booster Club, the Reardan Presbyterian Church and Chi Omega sorority at WSU.” (Davenport Times:  8-13-1981)


Anderson, Frances,  10-03-1996

“A funeral service was held for former Harrington resident Frances Ann (Scott) Anderson on Thursday, Sept 26, at the University Presbyterian Church in Seattle. Burial was in the Washelli Cemetery.  She was born on Dec 11, 1931, to Frank C. and Kathryn E .Scott on the family farm north of Harrington. After graduation from Harrington High School , she continued her education at Seattle Pacific University and the University of Washington, receiving a degree in surgical nursing. In 1968, she married John Anderson and they made their home in Seattle.  She is survived by her husband Tom; a son, Tom; and a daughter, Crystal. Both her children live in Seattle. She is survived by a sister, Edith Holmes of Oroville; her brothers and their wives, Steve and Margrethe Scott of Harrington, Art and Louise Scott of Chewelah, and Charles and Marilyn Scott of Wenatchee; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Kathryn.” (Davenport Times: 10-03-1996) “Correction. An error was made in listing the survivors of Frances (Scott) Anderson , who died recently in Seattle . Mrs Anderson is survived by her husband, John; a son, Tom; and a daughter, Crystal. All of her immediate family lives in the Seattle area, where she lived all of her married life.” (Davenport Times: 10-17-1996)


Anglemyer, Minnie E.,     1-07-1993

“Minnie Elizabeth Anglemyer died on Christmas Day at Panorama City Convalescent Center in Lacey, WA. Mrs. Anglemyer was born April 1, 1898, in Darby, MY, to Montana pioneers Martha and James Wilkerson, and attended school in the area.  She married Earl L. Anglemyer on June 23, 1916, in Darby and the couple spent many years in various parts of Montana, where he was either principal or superintendent of schools. In 1934, the family moved to Washington, where Mr. Anglemyer retired in 1967 as superintendent of schools for Lincoln County. Mrs. Anglemyer was active in community activities and was a past worthy matron of the Davenport Chapter of Eastern Star, member of the United Methodist Church and Washington State Grange, and worked with the senior citizen’s program in Davenport as a volunteer. She is survived by four sons, James of Sunnyvale, Ca, Donald, of Spokane, Richard of Lihue, Hawaii, and William of Reno, NV; one daughter, Elizabeth Richardson of Lynnwood; 7 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. At the request of the family, no services were held. Arrangements were by Woodlawn Funeral Home in Olympia.” (Davenport Times: 1-07-1993)


Appel, John & Allie,    1-04-1924

“Orders have been issued approving the final accounts in the estates of John Appel, and of Allie Appel.” (Odessa Record: 1-04-1924)


Arp, Jane,     5-16-1984

“Jane M Arp. Died: May 16, 1984, Davenport, WA. Spouse: Widowed, Emil W Arp. Father: Hugh L Rae. Mother: Elizabeth Moir. Buried: Cremation. Riplinger Crematory, Spokane, WA .” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Aubertin, Chas,      d. 3-30-1980

“Charles Newell Aubertin. Died: 3-30-1980. Birth: 11-08-1907. Widowed.  Father: Charles Aubertin. Mother: Sophia Marchand. Buried: Keller Cemetery, Keller, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Aune, Margret Joanne,     Jan 20, 1933

“Margret Joanne Aune. Died: 20 Jan 1933, Reardan, WA. Birth: 14 Feb 1895, WA.  Spouse: Married, no name given. Father: Thomas Murphy, born Ireland. Mother: Nora Barnett, born WI. Burial: Fruitland ,WA, place not specified.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Barnett, W. R.,   9-25-1908

“W R Barnett, living 16 miles south of Sprague, was instantly killed by a bolt of lightning the 14th inst.” (Citizen: 9-25-1908)


Barnhart, Richard D.,      4-19-1929

“The chapel of Smith & Co was filled Saturday afternoon when funeral rites were conducted for Richard D. Barnhart, 24, former Spokane man who died at Hoquiam Tuesday. He had taught at the Hoquiam high school The Rev Dr F. C. McKean officiated and burial was in Greenwood Cemetery. Many old-time residents of this region were in attendance and the floral tributes were numerous. Mr. Barnhart was a nephew of Dr T C Barnhart, coroner, and spent his childhood and youth in Spokane, graduating from Lewis and Clark high school.—Spokesman-Review. Those attending from Harrington were: Mr. and Mrs. Glen Biggart, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Weisgerber, Mrs. Tom Ball, daughter Josephine and Helen Anderson.” (Citizen: 4-19-1929) 


Baum, Jean Knapp,       9-08-1994

“Service for Jean Knapp Baum was held on Monday, Sept 5, at the First Congregational Church in Chappaqua, NY.  A private graveside service followed.  Mrs. Baum, formerly of Harrington, died Sept 1.  She was the daughter of the later Mr. and Mrs. George Knapp Sr. She attended Harrington School for 12 years, then graduated from WSU with a degree in sociology. She furthered her education by attending the University of Southern California for a year. She is survived by her husband, Richard T Baum, at the home in Chappaqua, NY; a daughter, Judy Baum of Chappaqua, NY; a daughter Kathy and her husband Kenneth Russell, and their daughter, Jean Elisabeth, of Brewster, NY; two sisters, Margaret D’ Avis of Sacramento, CA, and Hazel Dibble of Spokane; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Baum was preceded in death by one sister, May Long, and three brothers, Christopher, William and George.” (Davenport Times: 9-08-1994)


Beck, Ethel I.,     5-14-1981

“Mrs Ethel I. Beck died May 6 in Spokane. She was born to Charles B. and Ella Carstens, pioneers of the Reardan area, on Dec 28, 1905.  She had lived in the Reardan area nearly 75 years and in recent years she and husband Otis had lived at Twin Lakes and near Inchelium. She had been in the Davenport nursing home for several months.  She leaves her husband, Otis R Beck of Inchelium, WA; one sister, Mrs. Anna Tierney of Portland, OR; one brother, Walter Carstens of Spokane; two sons, Jerry Beck of Okanogan and Don Beck of Reardan; four grandchildren, Mike Beck of Seattle, Ron Swenson of Seattle, Gary Beck of Otis Orchards, and Cheryl Milne of Edwall; 6 great grandchildren…; Mrs Beck had been a member of the Reardan Presbyterian Church and Spring Creek Grange. Funeral services were on Saturday, May 9 at the Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home with Rev Stephen Kliewer officiating. The burial service was at Riverside Memorial Park.” (Davenport Times: 5-14-1981)


Beck, Wilson D.,    1-28-1937

“Funeral services for Warden’s mayor, Wilson D Beck, who died at Yakima last Tuesday, were held at Warden Saturday afternoon in the Congregational church. Mr. Beck, who died after a stroke, was a Grant County Commissioner.” (Odessa Record: 1-28-1937)


Becker, Phillip,    12-10-1949

"Becker.—Funeral services for Phillip Becker will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Sourwine-Merritt chapel at Wapato. Rev Adolph Orman will officiate and burial will be in the Reservation Community Memorial Park. Pall bearers will be John Were, of Yakima, George Woitt, George Kissler, Henry Wertenberger, John Adams, and Jake Schanzenbach, Wapato.” (Yakima Morning Herald, 12-10-1949, scrapbook obit)


Besser, Steve,         5-26-1981

“A 19-year old Reardan area man was killed while hunting late Saturday night when his gun discharged while he tried to swing it at a lunging coyote he had wounded.  The man, Steve Besser, was riding in a pickup truck with another Reardan area man, Ronald Green, when the coyote was spotted in a field about 10:30 p.m., according to Stevens Co Undersheriff Harry Anderson.  Besser then got out of the truck to try to shoot the coyote and wounded the animal. He then ran out on the field, about two miles north of Ford, WA, and attempted a close-range shot.  Anderson said Besser misfired and the coyote then lunged at him.  He then struck the coyote with the butt end of the gun while holding it by the barrel. The gun then discharged, killing the youth.” (Davenport Times:  5-26-1981)


Bethel, Mrs. J .E.,        9-18-1908

“Bryan Cormana delivered the telegram and at Mr. Bethel’s request, Mrs. Cormana read the message which was altogether different from what he expected.  It read: ‘Mother died Sept 12,’ and was signed by Mr. Bethel’s sister, Tolla Trumbo. Mrs. J. E .Bethel lacked three months and one day of being 87 years old, was a native of Kentucky and had made Kingston, Caldwell County, Missouri her home since 1876. No word in the English language is so full of meaning as ‘mother’ and no word brings to memory so many cherished recollections of happy days. Those who have watched this one constant friend fade into the unknown can sympathize with Mr. C. W. Bethel.” (Citizen: 9-18-1908)


Bodeau, Catherine,       11-27-1931

“Theodore Bodeau has been appointed executor of the estate of Catherine Bodeau, deceased by order of the Court last week.  An order admitting the will of Catherine Bodeau of Govan to probate and naming her husband, Theodore Bodeau, as executor, was signed today. By her will Mrs. Bodeau left all her estate, including 3,000 acres of farm land valued at $95,000 and personal property valued at $5,000 to her husband. She died November 3.” (Citizen: 11-27-1931)


Braswell, Anna G.,     11-10-2005

“Probate: Estate of Anna G Braswell, of Reardan, who died Oct 8.” ( Davenport Times: 11-10-2005)


Braun, Oscar J .,       3-11-1982

“Oscar J. Braun, 85, Yakima , a former Edwall resident, died Thursday March 4 in the Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital.  He was born March 24, 1896 in Bay City, MI, to John and Mary Braun. As a young boy he moved with his parents to Edwall where he was raised and educated.  He served in WW I as a dispatch messenger under Gen. Pershing. He was a also in the occupation army at the end of the war. After his discharge from the service he married Ella Webber on Feb 11, 1920, and they celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary this year. They moved to Yakima following their marriage where they developed an orchard. He was a long-time member of the Evangelical Church of North America. He is survived by his wife, Ella Braun, Yakima; one son, Weston Braun, Yakima; one daughter, Mrs. Larry (Barbara) Obinger of Oxnard, CA; four grandchildren; one great grandchild; two brothers, John Braun, Yakima; Paul Braun, Seattle; two sisters, Mrs. Jen (Esther) Carr, Phoenix, AZ; and Mrs. Jack (Lucy) Quintus of Anacortes, WA; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at the Keith & Keith Funeral Home in Yakima on Monday, March 8.  Burial was in Terrace Heights Memorial Park in Yakima.” (Davenport Times: 3-11-1982)


Breznik, Aloysius,        7-23-1981

“Funeral services for Father Aloysius Breznik, who served as Catholic minister here for about seven years, were held Tuesday at the Immaculate Conception Church here.  Father Breznik died Thursday, July 16 at the age of 68. Most Rev Lawrence H Welsh, bishop of the Spokane Diocese, officiated the services.  Father Breznik was born in Slovania, Yugoslavia, and was ordained in 1938 for the Diocese of Maribor in Slovania. He served there until he was incarcerated by the Germans and kept there for several months.  He was later expelled by the Germans to Craitioa, Yugoslavia. He then returned to Slovania where he faced death under communist rule. He escaped from there the first week of May, 1945 as soon as it was learned that Yugoslavia was to be under the rule of General Tito.  He was then placed in a displaced persons camp in Italy for more than two years until the bishop from Barcelona, Spain, received him. He served as chaplain to university students in Barcelona who emigrated from Slovania to Spain.  Then, by request of the Rev Joseph Mauser, Bishop Gilmore and Bishop White of the Spokane Diocese invited Rev Breznik to the Spokane Dioceses about 1950.  After serving in Spokane, he served as pastor in Colville, WA, Tekoa, WA, and Uniontown, WA, before coming here. He is survived by a brother, Janez Breznik of Benedict, Yugoslavia. Interment was held at Holy Cross Cemetery in Spokane.” (Davenport Times: 7-23-1981; photo in original)


Brockman, Margaret S.,  5-07-1909

“Margaret S. Brockman, aged 78 years, mother of W. B. Brockman of Davenport, died at Spokane, Monday, April 26th.” (Citizen: 5-07-1909)  


Brodin, Marie M.,         6-11-1926

“Inventory and appraisal of the estate of Marie Matilda Brodin by Otto Johnson, John Lucas and E Hume shows the estate to consist of property valued at $10,075.” (Odessa Record:  6-11-1926)


Brown, Betty,             11-10-2005

“Probate: Estate of Betty Brown, of Davenport , who died Aug 31.” ( Davenport Times: 11-10-2005)


Brown, Catherine J.,     d. 4-08-1976

“Catherine Janette Brown. Died: 4-08-1976. Birth: 2-11-1907, WA.  Spouse: Kenneth Brown. Father: John Fowler. Mother: Carrie Scott.  Burial: Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Brown, Eleanor,           d. 1-24-1932

“Eleanor Brown. Died: 24 Jan 1932, Davenport, WA.  Birth: 26 Jan 1858, Wheatland,  Oregon. Spouse: Andrew Brown. Father: Andrew Layson, born Arkansas. Mother: Mary Cooper, born Iowa. Burial: Lincoln Cemetery, Lincoln , WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Brown, Kenneth,           6-04-1992

“Kenneth Brown, former owner of the Davenport Pharmacy, passed away Tuesday, May 26, in Seattle, Wash.   Mr Brown was previously residing in Mount Lake Terrace, Wash.  He is survived by his two sons, Robert Brown and Jack Brown and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Graveside service was held Thursday, May 28, at the family plot in Aberdeen, Wash. ” (Davenport Times: 6-04-1992)


Brown, Olin S.,              9-18-1959

“Olin Stang Brown. Died: 9-18-1959, Edwall, W. Spouse: Maybelle Brown. Father: Daniel Brown. Mother: Lana Stang. Burial:  Riverside Park, Spokane, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Brown, Priscilla E.,        10-31-1948

“Priscilla Eugenia Brown. Died: 10-31-1948. Birth: 8-24-1864, Iowa. Spouse: Charlie Henry. Spouse: Thomas Bender. Mother: Anna Tuderick. Burial: Fairmont Park, Spokane, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card; typed as found)


Brown, Roy,        6-02-1975

“Roy Brown. Died: 6-02-1975. Birth: 11-04-1912, WA. Divorced. Father: Tony Brown. Mother: Mary Tavares. Burial: Hartline Cemetery , Hartline, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Bryan, Electa,         11-19-1936

“Mrs. Electa Melita Bryan, 75, Wilbur, died Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Olivia Portch, near Wilbur. She came to Washington in 1889 and spent the intervening years in the state and in Alaska. She operated a hotel at Lind for a time. Survivors include three daughters and three sons. Funeral services were held this afternoon.” (Odessa Record: 11-19-1936)


Buchanan, Naomi G.,       4-18-1996

“A 30-year resident of Hunters and former resident of Davenport, Naomi Grace Buchanan passed away on April 10, 1996 in Spokane. She was 80.  She was born Nov 24, 1915, in Creston, the daughter of Elijah and Della Greenwood. She grew up in Creston, where she graduated from high school in 1934. She then attended Cheney Normal College, earning her teaching certificate, and taught school in Fruitland and Hunters for many years. She married Lawrence Buchanan on June 15, 1941 in Creston. They lived in Fruitland for a time and in Davenport for 13 years. In 1957, they moved to Cedonia for a short time and spent four years living near Enterprise. In 1963, they moved to Hunters.  Mrs. Buchanan was preceded in death by her husband in July 1990.  Mrs. Buchanan was an active member of the Hunters Presbyterian Church, the Rebekah Lodge at Hunters and the Enterprise Grange #784.  She is survived by three sons, Larry and his wife Pat Buchanan of Everett, Merlin and his wife Jodie Buchanan of Colbert, and Ron and his wife Chris Buchanan of Elk; two sisters, Bonnie Wolfrum and Celia and her husband Dick Buck, all of Davenport ; 13 grandchildren; and one great grandchild. The Danekas Funeral Chapel of Colville was in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times: 4-18-1996)


Bullock, Jack,         11-12-1981

“Word has been received that Jack Bullock died of a heart attack on Nov 2, in Raleigh , NC.  Formerly a longtime resident of Spokane, he was the husband of Tess (Emley) Bullock, formerly from Reardan.  Other survivors include one son, Warren and two grandsons of Raleigh, NC; one sister, Mrs. Frank (Doris) Goolie, Spokane; three brothers, Mac Bullock, Liberty Lake, Leo Bullock, of Yakima, and Ralph Bullock of San Jose, CA. A graduate of Lewis and Clark High School in Spokane, he was a city inspector in Raleigh. He retired from the Green Berets in Fort Bragg, NC, after 30 years of service. Funeral and burial services were held in Raleigh. For all of you who would like to express words of sympathy to Tess and her family, her address is: Mrs. Tess Bullock, 612 Wexford Drive, Raleigh, NC.” (Davenport Times: Reardan page: 11-12-1981)


Bundy, Chas,            est. 2-11-1927

“Order permitting Mary E Bundy, executrix of the estate of Charles M. Bundy, to mortgage land, part of the estate, for $7,500 has been signed. Inventory and appraisal of the estate, made by Charles J. Koegler, Albert Guhlke and F. T. Larrabee, shows the estate to consist of land worth $11,500 and personal property worth $824.” (Odessa Record: 2-11-1927)


Bundy, Clarence H.,           7-14-1988

“Clarence Harold Bundy, 89, died July 4, 1988, at Southcrest Convalescent Center, Spokane.  Mr. Bundy was born in Big Springs, Nebraska on May 2, 1899. At the age of seven his family settled in the Edwall area. On May 11, 1920, he married Rose L Davis in American Falls , Idaho. They returned to Edwall where they farmed and raised Black Angus cattle until their retirement in 1961.  Since that time they have made their home in Spokane. The Bundys recently celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary with family and friends at Southcrest.  Mr. Bundy was a life member of the Bluestem Grange. He was a member of the Washington State Cattlemen’s Association and the Audubon Park United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Rose L Bundy of Spokane; a son, L. E. ‘Bud’ Bundy of Edwall; two daughters, Mabel L. Fry of Bellevue and Lois L. Templin of Ritzville; 12 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.  Services were held July 8 in the Sunset Mausoleum, Fairmont Memorial Park, Spokane.  Dr John Brewer officiated. Private interment followed at the Spokane Memorial Gardens. Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home was in charge.” (Davenport Times:  7-14-1988)


Buob, Paul,      7-23-1937

“Son of Former Harrington Man Dies At Wenatchee. Paul Buob, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Buob of Coulee City died in a Wenatchee hospital and funeral services were held Thursday afternoon from the Highland Church, near Coulee City. Will Buob and his brothers were former residents of Harrington and known by many old-timers here. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Scott accompanied Chris Buob, brother of Will, to the Highland district Thursday for the services.” (Citizen: 7-23-1937)


Burkholder, David,       6-04-1926

“Letters of administration over the estate of David Burkholder have been issued to Roy C Fox. T J Stockstill, King M Jernigan and Ray Kurtz were named appraisers.” (Odessa Record: 6-04-1926)


Burnham, Gerald ‘Gink’,      7-13-2000

“Gerald Lee ‘Gink’ Burnham passed away June 21. He was 64.  Mr. Burnham was born in Spokane and later moved to Edwall. He attended Edwall schools where he excelled at sports and graduated from Edwall High School in 1953. He played basketball at WSU and graduated from there in 1957. Gerald worked for Boeing Aerospace Company before moving to Coeur d’Alene to manage the Kootenai County Transfer Station.  He later retired after supervising a local refuse company. He is survived by his mother, Lucille Burnham of Veradale; and a brother, Kent Burnham of Spokane. A memorial service was held at Lucille Burnham’s home on June 25.” ( Davenport Times:  7-13-2000) 


Bush, Kathryn V.,     1-28-1988

“Kathryn Virginia Bush of Kelso died Jan 14, 1988 in a local hospital. She was 67.  Mrs. Bush was born July 14, 1920 in Hagerstown, Maryland. She moved to the Kelso area from Davenport in 1980. She worked for many years as a registered nurse and was a supervisor of nurses at the Lincoln Hospital in Davenport. She retired in Oct 1987 and was a member of the Nurses Union and the Registered Nurses Association.  Survivors include her  husband, Joseph D Bush, of the home; an aunt, Bertha M Koenig of Underwood, North Dakota; and numerous cousins.  Steele Funeral Home was in charge.” (Davenport Times: 1-28-1988)


Byrne, Wm H.,            5-14-1920

“Mrs. Winnifred Byrne, mother of deceased, has applied for letters of administration on the estate of William H. Byrne, who died at Wilbur March 7, 1920.” (lost source; dated)



Lincoln County, Washington obituaries submitted December, 2008

to the Lincoln County WAGenWeb by Marge Womach

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