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Sarasin, Joseph,           est. 4-02-1926

“Decree settling final account of Aglae Spooner, executrix of the estate of Joseph Sarasin, and decree of distribution of the estate have been filed.” (Odessa Record: 4-02-1926)


Schlottmann, Bonnie R.,      1-28-1988

“Bonnie Rose Schlottmann of Aloha, Oregon, died Jan 18, 1988 in her home. She was 46. Mrs. Schlottmann was born June 26, 1941 in Spokane to Marvin O. (Bud) and Beulah Olsen. She grew up on a wheat farm near Davenport and graduated from Davenport High School . She earned a bachelor’s degree in home economics and art from Seattle Pacific University. She worked for Fredrick and Nelsons in Seattle designing window displays. Later she completed a degree in education at Eastern Washington State College. Her first teaching position was in home economics in Anacortes. She later joined the staff at Beaverton High School.  After teaching she pursued her interest in art through needlework, tole painting, rosemailing and sewing teddy bears and dolls. She participated in numerous craft shows and workshops, and used her talents to decorate for churches and the Christian Women’s Club functions. Many of her projects were special commissions for friends and other community members.  She married Leonard Schlottmann on Aug 29, 1970. She helped her husband with his State Farm Insurance agency in Aloha. They enjoyed working together on their Christmas tree farm near Yamhill and had planned to build a home there. She was a member of the Portland First Assembly of God Church. Survivors include her husband, Leonard, of the home; her parents, M O (Bud) and Beulah Olsen of Davenport; a sister, Melanie Sperry of Woodinville; two nephews, two nieces and many other relatives. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Barbara Chrisman and Brenna Olsen.”  (Davenport Times:  1-28-1988) 


Schmidt, Lucile,                 9-03-1998

“Lucile Schmidt passed away on Aug 29, 1998 in Davenport. She was 90. Mrs. Schmidt was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and the Country Homes Club. She also was a 50-year member of the Bluestem Grange. She is survived by her son, Walter F. Schmidt of Edwall, and 2 grandchildren, Christi  Schmidt of Spokane and Mike Schmidt of Edwall.  Funeral Mass was held on Tuesday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Davenport. Father Jack Krier officiated the service. Strate Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times:  9-03-1998) 


Schmidt, Robert D.,             6-18-1981

“Local law enforcement authorities have confirmed the identity of a man recently killed in a stolen automobile accident near Davenport.

 The man, Robert D. Schmidt, 29, died instantly when he rolled the 1977 Toyota pickup truck which was stolen from Sandpoint, Idaho , on Wednesday, June 10, the day of the crash.  According to State Trooper Jerry Brantley, it is undetermined where Schmidt resided, but he was born in Kansas City, MO.   Brantley said Schmidt was west bound on Highway 2 at a high rate of speed 11.2 miles west of Davenport when he left the roadway into the right-hand ditch for 285 feet before re-entering the roadway and going airborne for 18 feet. Brantley said the vehicle then started a 109-foot roll down the west-bound lane to come to rest on its wheels after crushing the driver, who was thrown from the vehicle. According to Brantley, the man had been charged with selling food stamps in Montana and the vehicle had stolen Montana license plates on it. The accident occurred at about 3 a.m.” (Davenport Times: 6-18-1981)


Schoonover, Mary C.,          9-03-1981

“Funeral services were held Aug 28 in Spokane for Mary Caroline Schoonover, 78, a native of Odessa and familiar to many in the Davenport area. Mrs. Schoonover, who died in a Spokane hospital on Aug 25, was born on March 15, 1903 in Odessa where her parents had homesteaded. Her parents were Charles and Amelia Frederick. She met her husband, Royden, in Odessa and they farmed there until he died in 1952. She remained at the farm and maintained it until last years when she moved to Spokane. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Odessa, the American Legion Auxiliary and Veteran of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. She is survived by three sons, Royden Schoonover of Tekoa, Charles Schoonover of Tekoa, Edward Schoonover of Espanola; three brothers, Louis Frederick of Odessa, William Frederick and Rudolph Frederick, both of Odessa; six grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.  Her funeral was held at Thornhill Valley Funeral Home chapel and interment was at Pines Cemetery.” (Davenport Times: 9-03-1981)


Schultz, Marcia Mae,           7-17-1997

“Longtime Reardan resident Marcia Mae Schultz, 58, died July 9, 1997 at her home after a courageous battle with cancer.  Vigil service was held July 11 at St Michael’s Catholic Church in Reardan, and funeral Mass was July 12 at St John Vianney Catholic Church in the Spokane Valley.  Cremation was entrusted to Cheney Funeral Chapel.  Marcia was born Sept 20, 1938, in Tacoma, WA, to Louis and Emma Mettler. She attended Washington State University , where she met her future husband, John Schultz. They were married Sept 5, 1959, in Fife, WA .  Mrs. Schultz was on the Reardan Library Board and the school district's Home Economics Advisory Committee. She was a member of St Michael’s Catholic Church, where she also served on the Altar Society. She enjoyed quilting, cross stitching, flower gardening, reading and her grandchildren. Mrs. Schultz is survived by her husband of 37 years, John, at the home; two sons, Joe Schultz and his wife Wendy of Edwall, and Andy Schultz of Reardan; one daughter, Pam Skites and her husband Dan of Spokane; three grandchildren, Stacie, Grant and Emma; and a brother, Ron Mettler, of Federal Way, WA.” (Davenport Times:  7-17-1997) 


Schwartz, Peter,             est. 5-21-1926

“Final report of Anna Schwartz, administrator of the estate of Peter Schwartz, and petition for distribution of the estate have been filed.” (Odessa Record: 5-21-1926)


Scott, David Brown,                2-13-1997

“David Brown Scott, son of a pioneer Harrington family, passed away in Seattle on Jan 21, 1997. He was born Oct 11, 1911, in Davenport,

 the youngest of four boys, including Charles, Clarence and William. His father, Edwin Clarence Scott, a farmer and Baptist minister, homesteaded with his brother, Steve, in Lord’s Valley in 1882. His mother, Lettie Smith Scott, homesteaded with her parents in 1889.  Dave grew up on the family farmed, called ‘the Willows’ until 1918, when he and his parents moved to Davenport, leaving his brother Clare on the farm. In 1922, they moved to Clarkston, where his father had been called as minister.  They returned to Harrington and Dave graduated from school there in 1929. He graduated from Seattle Pacific College in 1938 and in 1940, from the University of Washington. He married Lois Ruth Clark in 1941.  Mr Scott began his teaching career in Quileene High School in 1940 and retired from Seattle’s Roosevelt High School in 1974. He received many honors during that career. He is survived by his wife, Lois, of Seattle; sons David of Bothell and Paul of Kent; daughters Carol Albert of Seattle and Ruth Scott of Port Angeles; one granddaughter, Meagan Scott of Seattle; and many other family members. A celebration of his life was held on Saturday, Jan 25, at Fairview Church in Seattle. Interment was at Acacia Memorial Park in Seattle.” (Davenport Times:  2-13-1997) 


Selde, Mary Lee,                    5-12-1988

“Mary Lee Selde, 81, a resident of Elma for 22 years, died May 8, 1988 in a Seattle hospital.  She was born June 10, 1906 in Colfax to George and Etta Cochran. She was raised on the family wheat farm in Colfax and graduated from Colfax High School in 1924.  She graduated from EWU in 1928. On June 18, 1931 she married Archie Selde of Davenport. Following the marriage the couple resided in Seattle for 16 years.  She and her husband were both retired school teachers and were married for 50 years in 1981. He died in 1983. Mrs. Selde taught pre-school and elementary grade students at Hubbard, Seattle, Sprague, Twisp and Elma schools. She was a school board director at the time of consolidation and formation of the Seattle-Shoreline School District . For the next 16 years the family resided in Davenport. During the mid 1950s, she was the first woman elected to serve a term of office on the Davenport City Council.  She was an active member of the Grays Harbor County Retired Teachers Association. She is survived by one son, Gerald L. Selde, of Kelso; two daughters, Mrs. George (Arch Elee) Oakshoot of Lewiston, Idaho, and Mrs. Joe (Kay) Adams of Davenport; and three grandchildren.  Services will be held Saturday, May 14 at 1 p.m. at the Whiteside Chapel, Elma, WA, with Rev Leslie Vergin officiating. Services will conclude at the chapel. A graveside funeral and interment service will be held at 1 p.m. May 16 at the Colfax Cemetery with Rev James Doak officiating. Whiteside Mortuary of Elma is in charge.” (Davenport Times: 5-12-1988)


Self, Helen,                           10-09-1997

“Helen Self, one of the founders of Lake Roosevelt ’s Seven Bays, passed away Oct 2, 1997 in Spokane. She was 84.  Funeral Mass was held Monday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Spokane, where she was a member. Father Tyrone Schaff officiated. Interment was held Monday afternoon at Holy Cross Cemetery in Spokane.  Born Oct 7, 1912 in Spokane to Albert and Matilda (Rang) Macho, she grew up on a ranch in Douglas County, where her parents raised wheat and cattle. They moved to Spokane, where Helen attended school at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, then Lewis and Clark High School , where she graduated. She went on to attend business college and work in Spokane. She married Win Self on Oct 26, 1935, in Spokane, where their two daughters were born. In 1945, the Selfs purchased Odessa Tractor and Implement. IN 1957, they moved to the Spokane Valley, where they lived until 1975, when they moved to Seven Bays area on Lake Roosevelt. There, they were the founders and developers of the now expanded Seven Bays community. Mrs. Self and her husband devoted a lot of time and energy to this project, being very active in community affairs and the development along the lake.  Mrs. Self continued to live at their Seven Bays home until her death last Thursday. Mrs. Self is survived by her husband of 62 years, Win, at the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Rosemary and Virgil King of Spokane, and Charlotte and Stewart Lombard of Manchester, WA; 9 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Strate Funeral Home in Davenport was in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times: 10-09-1997) 


Selvidge, Cora,                    5-25-1945

“ executor of the will of her mother, Mrs. Cora Selvidge of Reardan, who died Dec 24 last, leaving a $1000 estate to two daughters.” (Citizen excerpt:5-25-1945) “Cora Ellen Selvidge. Died: 12-29-1944. Birth: 4-01-1868, Wisconsin. Widowed. Father: James L. Carter. Mother: Almeda Woodman. Burial: Marshall, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Selvidge, George C.,           12-15-1933

“George Clarence Selvidge. Died: 15 Dec 1933, Reardan,WA. Birth: 4 April 1852, New York.  Spouse: Married, name not given. Father: Samuel Selvidge, born NY; Mother: Catherine Smith, born NY. Burial: Marshall, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Shackleton, Doyle R.,              6-19-1997

“Funeral service for Dayle Ray Shackleton, formerly of Davenport, was held Friday at Old Apostolic Lutheran Church in Brush Prairie, WA, with committal following at Gravel Point Cemetery in Battle Ground.  Born Oct 9, 1940, at Bell, CA, Mr. Shackleton, 56, succumbed to cancer on June 9, 1997 at Yacolt, WA. A resident of Davenport for four years, Mr. Shackleton also was a former longtime Clark County resident. He was employed as a federal security specialist for the US government.  He was a member of the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church, and he enjoyed fishing and woodworking. He served in the US Navy.  Mr. Shackleton is survived by his wife, Gwen Shackleton, at the home; one son, David Shackleton at Yacolt; three step-sons, Jeff Hatman of Battle Ground, Chuck Hatman of Amboy, WA, and Christopher Hatman of Davenport; two daughters, Jo Ann Bush of Vancouver, WA, and Jeannette A’Dames of Camas, WA; two step-daughters, Barbara Hatman of Battle Ground and Heather Hatman of Davenport; four brothers, Duane Shackleton of Panama City, FL, Marvin Shackleton of Reno, NV, Marion Shackleton of Camas, and Jim Shackleton of Amboy; two sisters, Ruth Newcomer of Amboy and Naomi Krominga of Silverton, OR; and 7 grandchildren.  Mr. Shackleton was preceded in death by a step-son, John Hatman III, in Oct 1994. Layne’s Funeral Home of Battle Ground was in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times:  6-19-1997)


Schiller, Pauline,                  10-29-1926

“The funeral of Mrs. Pauline Schiller, age 72, a pioneer of the Davenport district, was held at the Davenport Methodist Church Friday, the Rev A F Kroneman officiating. Interment was made at Spokane.” (Odessa Record: 10-29-1926)


Sheffer, Rena,                      11-10-1988

“Rena Greenwood Sheffer died recently in Louisville, KY.   Mrs Sheffer was born Jan 12, 1922 in Creston and graduated from high school there. She is survived by two married daughters and two married sons with families in that area. She is also survived by thee sisters, Naomi Buchanan of Hunters, and Bonnie Wolfrum and Celia Buck of Davenport.” (Davenport Times: 11-10-1988)


Simons, Loye C.,                     5-25-1972

“Funeral services were held yesterday for Loye C. Simons, Wenatchee, who passed away Sunday in a Wenatchee Hospital after having undergone major surgery May 18.  Simons, a Creston native, had been in failing health for some time.  Services were held in the chapel of  Jones and Jones Funeral Home in Wenatchee. Interment was in the Wenatchee Cemetery.  He was married to Florence Hartwick Oct 26, 1930. She survives him at the home. Simons is also survived by one son, Larry Simons of Seattle; four grandchildren in Seattle; one brother, Lyle V Simons, Elmer City; one sister, Mrs. Thomas (Gwen) Martin of Creston; two aunts, Jeanette Blaisdell of Davenport and Jeanette Kunz of Edmonds; two uncles, Merle Cheeley, Glenn’s Ferry, Idaho, and George Simons, Eatonville; and also numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceding him in death were his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Simons and a brother Donovan.  Loye Simons was born on Sept 20, 1907, at Creston. He attended grade school at Mount View, north of Creston, and graduated from the Creston High School after which he attended business school at Boise, Idaho. He was employed for over 20 years by Western Hotels, working first for the Columbia Hotel in Wenatchee. He was transferred to Seattle where he was manager of the Cascadian Hotel until 1966. He was employed by the City of Wenatchee for the past six years.” (Davenport Times:  5-25-1972) 


Simons, Pearl M.,             5-25-1972

“Mr, and Mrs. George Bell attended funeral services for her sister-in-law, Pearl M Simons of Spokane, May 16. The services were held at the Ball and Dodd Funeral Home in Spokane with the Rev Laurel V Lindberg officiating.  Interment was in the Spokane Memorial Gardens.  Mrs. Pearl M (Lang) Simons is survived by her husband Joseph W Simons, at the home; two daughters, Mrs. Ernest (Bonnie) Kingery of Salt Lake City, Utah; and Mrs. Robert (Audrey) Anderson of Spokane; four grandchildren; two brothers, Forrest Spieth, Oroville, Wash., and Russell Spieth, Salinas, CA; a sister, Mrs. Delbert (Fern) Nightser of Reno, Nevada; in addition to numerous relatives.” (Davenport Times:  5-25-1972) 


Sinclair, Ann ,                    5-06-1982

Lincoln County authorities have confirmed the recent death of a 26-year old woman north of Davenport as suicide. According to Sheriff Dan Berry, the coroner’s report recently concluded the death of Ann Sinclair of Spokane as a suicide by a self-inflicted knife wound. Berry said a suicide note was found to be written by the woman, who was visiting a Mill Canyon home at the time of her death on April 9.” (Davenport Times: 5-06-1982) 


Smith, Almeda Jane,           4-06-1927

“Almeda Jane Smith. Died: 6 April 1927, Davenport, WA. Birth: 28 Feb 1851, Kantoll, Illinois. Father: M. Clackey, born KY; Mother: Susan Brownfeld, b. Kentucky. Spouse: not stated. Burial: not stated.” (Lincoln Co Health death card) 


Smith, Bridget ,                   2-08-1996

“Two former residents and owners of the Fort Spokane Store died recently in Nashwauk, MN. Bridget Smith, 81, died Dec 31, 1995, and her husband Willard, 75, died Feb 2, 1996. The Smiths left Fort Spokane Store in the early 1980s, retiring to Miles for seven years. In 1989, they moved to MN to be near their family.”  (Davenport Times: 2-08-1996)


Smith, Willard ,                  2-08-1996

“Two former residents and owners of the Fort Spokane Store died recently in Nashwauk, MN. Bridget Smith, 81, died Dec 31, 1995, and her husband Willard, 75, died Feb 2, 1996. The Smiths left Fort Spokane Store in the early 1980s, retiring to Miles for seven years. In 1989, they moved to MN to be near their family.”  (Davenport Times: 2-08-1996)


Smith, Eleanor J .,               3-11-1982

“Funeral services were held recently for Davenport native Eleanor J Smith, 77, Ontario, OR.  Mrs. Smith died Feb 22 in an Ontario hospital and services were held Feb 25 in the Ontario Chapel of the Roses. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery in Payette, OR.  She was born July 25, 1904 in Davenport to Charles and Bertha Level. She was reared and educated here. She received a teaching degree from the University of Idaho and married Howard Smith on June 23, ___, in Weiser.  They lived in the Ontario area for __ years. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church and St Matthew’s Guild. Survivors include a son, Burton of Ontario; a brother, Burton Level, and sister Edith Level, both of Davenport, and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and a brother.” (Davenport Times: 3-11-1982; omissions due to faulty copy)


Smith, Harriet,                    5-05-1947

“Canadian Woman Dead As Result Wreck Injury.  Mrs. Harriet Smith of Vancouver, BC, died as result of injuries she received when an auto in which she was riding left the road and overturned one and a half-times at the sharp curve near the Almira Cemetery at 6:30 Tuesday evening, it was reported here yesterday. Edward Kellner, driver of the large sedan, was reported uninjured, Floyd Hansen, state patrolman stationed at the Dam, investigated, and a physician was also called from Coulee Dam.” (Davenport Times: 5-05-1947)


Smith, William,                 10-29-1981

“William Smith, father of Bill Smith of Harrington, died Monday in Goldendale, WA, his home. Goldendale Mortuary is in charge of funeral arrangements, but as of Tuesday, the date and time of services had not been set.” (Davenport Times: Harrington page: 10-29-1981)


Snow, Robert H. Jr.,              8-15-1996

“Graveside service for Reardan’s Robert H (Bob) Snow Jr. was held Friday at Greenwood Terrace Cemetery in Spokane. A memorial service followed at the First Presbyterian Church in Spokane, with Pastor Don Meekhof officiating. Mr. Snow died Aug 6, 1996 in Spokane. He was 75. He was born Jan 1, 1921, in Spokane to Robert and Elsa (Sittel) Snow Sr. He grew up in Spokane and graduated from North Central High School. He married Irene Elizabeth Kintschi. Mr. Snow was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Spokane, Reardan Masonic Lodge, El Katif Shrine, Scottish Rite, WAWG and Reardan Lions Club. He was longtime owner of Snow’s Auto Supply on North Division in Spokane Mr. Snow is survived by his wife of 55 years, Irene E Snow, at the home; two sons,  Robert H Snow III, and Terry Snow and his wife Colleen, all of Spokane; one daughter, Susan E Kanzler and her husband Gary D of Spokane; 7 grandchildren…; four sisters, Frances Uhden of Spokane, Virginia Hulin of Los Osos, CA, Kay Finney of Spokane, and Evelyn Paulsen of Tigard, OR; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Snow was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, John Snow. Strate Funeral Home in Davenport was in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times:  8-15-1996)


Solgjeld, Pauline,                   9-11-1960

“Pauline Solgjeld.  Died: 8-11-1960. Birth: 12-17-1885, Norway. Widowed. Father: Edward Peterson. Mother: Unknown. Removal: Lindel Funeral Home, Stanley, SD. ” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Sorrels, Ward E.,                   10-02-1997

“Longtime Portland area resident Dr Ward E. Sorrels died Sept 2, 1997 at the age of 87.  A memorial service for the Harrington native was held Sept 6 at Tualatin Presbyterian Church in Tualatin, OR. Dr Sorrels was buried in the Willamette National Cemetery.  Born in Harrington, he married Eleanor Norblad in 1940. He served in the US Navy during WW II.  A graduate of the University of Oregon Dental School, Dr Sorrels operated a dental clinic in Portland until his retirement in 1960.  Preceded in death by his wife in 1995, Dr Sorrels is survived by numerous friends.” (Davenport Times:  10-02-1997) 


Spangle, Mrs. Edward,               2-05-1926

“Mrs. Edward Spangle, wife of a Tipso farmer, died at Wilbur Wednesday of sleeping sickness. The trouble first was thought to be the effects of grief over the death of her mother and a physician was not called until 12 days ago. She is survived by her husband and several small children.” (Odessa Record: 2-05-1926)


Stambaugh, Mary M.,                 2-19-1926

“The funeral of Mrs. Mary M. Stambaugh, age 82, who died Tuesday after a few hours’ illness, was held from the Christian church Thursday, the Rev Ross J. Allen officiating.” (Odessa Record: 2-19-1926)


Starkweather, Loretta,             9-21-2000

“Pomeroy.—Loretta N, Hollis Starkweather, a native of Davenport, died Sept 13, in Lewiston, Idaho, at the age of 66. She had been a resident of Pomeroy, WA, for 17 years. A graveside service was conducted Sept 16 at the Pomeroy City Cemetery. Born Feb 10, 1934, in Davenport, the daughter of Jack and Mary (McCullough) Hollis, she was a Davenport High School graduate and worked most of her life in various restaurants. She was an owner of the Sunset Inn in Airway Heights, and worked at the naval base restaurant in Bremerton. She married Rodney L, Starkweather on May 30, 1981, in Federal Way, and moved to Pomeroy in 1983. There, she worked at four eateries.  While living in Davenport , she belonged to First Presbyterian Church, where she taught Sunday school. In Bremerton, she belonged to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. She and her husband enjoyed cruises and traveled throughout the US in a motor home. A daughter, Toni Anderson, preceded her in death. She leaves her husband of Pomeroy; three daughters, Vicki Nicholls, Connie Doucette and Debbie Hutsell, all of Davenport; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren; a sister, Eva Nalie, of Prosser; three brothers, Jack Hollis of Spokane; Bob Hollis of Homestead, FL; and Eldred Hollis of Davenport; and four half-sisters, Ilene Johnston of Kingston, Id, Donna McDowell of Davenport, Patty Gregory of Hayden Lake, ID, and Carol Pring of Buckley, WA. Richardson-Brown Funeral Home of Pomeroy handled arrangements.” ( Davenport Times: 9-21-2000)


Stenson, B. L.,                       9-25-1908

“Dr B. L. Stenson, formerly located at Creston, died of typhoid fever at Coulee City last week.” (Citizen: 9-25-1908)


Stevenson, Gray,                 9-03-1981

“Gray M, (Stoner) Stevenson of Palouse, WA, died Tuesday, Sept 1 at Palouse. Born in 1891 at Cokeville, WY, she was preceded in death by her father, Abraham (Rocky) Stoner; her mother, Mary Ellen Wright; her brothers, Buy Stoner and Clarence Abraham Stoner; husband, Col. William R Stevenson; a son, Major William R Stevenson, Jr.  She is survived by a niece, Mary Ellen Stoner, at the home; a grandson, Lt. Gregory Stevenson of the US Marine Corps, Meridian, MS; a granddaughter, Cheryl White of Fairfield, CA; a nephews, Col. Charles R. Graham of Clearwater, CA; a cousin, Grace Eckman of Ephrata, WA; several grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Her home from 1947 to 1981 was Los Gatos, CA. The funeral, which had not been scheduled as of Tuesday, will be arranged by Brunner Funeral Home at Los Gatos and interment will be at Golden Gate Military Cemetery in San Bruno, CA .” (Davenport Times:  9-03-1981)


Stookey, Wm Bill,              1-02-1997

“Longtime area resident Wm (Bill) Stookey, 50, of Ritzville died Dec 24, 1996 in Davenport. At his request, no formal services are planned.  There will be a gathering for family and friends on Saturday, Jan 4, at 1 p.m. at the Ritzville Eagles Lodge. Born June 11, 1946, in Spokane to Allan and Martha (Weise) Stookey, he grew up in the Okanogan Valley area, graduating from Okanogan High School in 1964.  After high school, he joined the US military and spent time in Vietnam. After leaving the service, he moved to Spokane, where his two children were born.  After leaving the Spokane area, he lived in the Ritzville, Sprague and Harrington area, returning to Ritzville three and a half years ago. Mr. Stookey is survived by two children, Gary and his wife Tiffany Stookey of Spokane, and Gloria Stookey of Kent, WA; and two grandchildren, Marcus and Kaitlin Stookey, both of Spokane. He also is survived by two aunts, Allaine Walenta of Ritzville and Leona Pegg of Spokane; an uncle Jerry Weise of Ritzville; and a special friend, Pat Mitchell of Ritzville. Strate Funeral Home in Davenport is in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times: 1-02-1997) 


Stubbs, Roy Bonham,     d. 9-04-1979

“Roy Bonham Stubbs. Died: 9-04-1979. Birth: 11-19-1900, TN.  Widowed. Father: William Stubbs. Mother: Margaret Rosann Llewellyn. Burial: Miller-Woodlawn Cemetery, Bremerton, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Stuteit, Marvin,                 10-29-1981

“Marvin Louis Stuteit died Oct 21 in Spokane where he resided. He was born in Davenport and was a former resident of the Reardan area. He is survived by wife Vinnie Stuteit at the home, son Larry, daughter Claudia Wilson, son Dave and daughter Donna Stuteit, all of Spokane; 11 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sister Viola Carstens, Reardan; brother Harold Stuteit, Medical Lake; brother Ward Stuteit, Tampa, FL; brother Edward Stuteit, Spokane. He was a member of the Railway Common of America and of the Evergreen Lodge. Funeral services were held on Monday, Oct 26 at the Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home. Rev Philip Falk officiated. Burial was held at Riverside Memorial Park .” (Davenport Times:  10-29-1981)


Suzuki, Frank K  .,              12-07-1995

“Military funeral service was held Nov 21 at Green Hill Cemetery for Frank K. Suzuki, who died Nov 13, in Torrance, CA. He was 76.  He graduated from Davenport High School in 1937. A graduate of the University of Washington, he served in the US Army WW II Military Intelligence Service in Japan. Mr. Suzuki was the beloved husband of Kumiko, and father of Kathryn and John. Survivors also include a brother, a sister and two grandchildren.” (Davenport Times:  12-07-1995)


Swanson, Eric,                      1-28-1988

“Eric Swanson, a longtime resident of the Waukon area, died Dec 24, 1987 in a Spokane hospital. He was 82.  Mr. Swanson was born Oct 6, 1905 on a family homestead near Waukon as one of three sons of a Swedish immigrant couple. He lived his entire life within ten miles of his birthplace. He graduated from Edwall High School in 1928.  Farming was his greatest enjoyment. He often remarked he had plowed fields on nearly every farm in the area. He was a familiar sight—at 6-foot 7 and ½ inches in striped overalls—to members of the community.  Horses were also a large part of his life. He farmed with them and also drove draft horses in shows, including the Western Washington State Fair in Puyallup.  He was a member of the Waukon Grange, a 55-year member. In addition, he was an agent of Grange Insurance for 30 years. He supported area 4-H and FFA groups.  He made his home for the last 45 years with his late brother, Stanley, and his sister-in-law, Lavina. Survivors include:  a brother, Duke Swanson; a sister-in-law, Lavina Swanson; a nephew, Gary Swanson, and his wife Cheryl; a niece, Glenda Hudkins and her husband Ray; three grandnieces, Shelley, Shannon and Shawna Swanson; and a grandnephew, Jeff Hudkins.” (Davenport Times: 1-28-1988)



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to the Lincoln County WAGenWeb by Marge Womach

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