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Haines, Mrs. Gus, June 22, 1911

Mondovi.—This vicinity feels the sad news of Mrs. Gus Haines’ death and the bereaved family have the sympathy of the community. (Dav. Times)  


Hanks, Kenan, Jul 20, 1972

"Supt. William N. Burgen, Coulee Dam National Recreation Area, reported that 12 year old Kenan Hanks was accidentally drowned while swimming at Fort Spokane late Friday afternoon. Witnesses reported that the young man attempted to go down a swim slide standing up, lost his balance, fell and struck his head on the base of the slide. Lifeguards began searching immediately but were hampered by murky water which limited visibility to only a few feet. They were later joined by Bureau of reclamation scuba divers out of Coulee Dam who searched until dark. National Park Service Rangers continued searching until midnight when dragging operations were suspended to allow the water to clear for scuba divers the next day. Divers from the Spokane County Emergency Underwater Rescue Unit finally located the body Saturday afternoon. Young Hanks was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Irving Hickey of Elk, WA. The family had been at Fort Spokane for a picnic and swim when the accident occurred." (Dav. Times: 7-20-1972)


Hall, Frank M., Dec 29, 1916

Frank M. Hall, after an extended sickness, died at the Davenport hospital Sunday, Dec 24. He had been a resident of this city for two months, coming here from Stevens county where he had lived for 12 years. Mr. Hall leaves a father, mother, several brothers and three children, whose ages are 18, 16 and 11. The coffin was taken to Fruitland Wednesday for interment in the cemetery there. (LCT)  


Hall, James, Sept 3, 1914

James Hall, who lives a couple of miles from Detillion bridge on the reservation across the Spokane, was accidentally shot last night with a shot gun, dying before assistance from Davenport reached him. But meager information has been received, it is reported that he was shot in the leg, bleeding to death. It is supposed that he was out hunting. Telephone communication reached Davenport at a late hour and “Cub” Bair started out with assistance, but Mr. Hall was dead before Bair reached him. (Dav Tribune)  


Hall, Oliver E. , (Bud), July 15, 1943

(Notes)Oliver E. (Bud) Hall, city street commissioner and policeman, age 50 years, dropped dead while working on the roof of the pump station. He was working with P. E. Haislip and suddenly toppled over without a word. He came to the Fruitland area when a boy and lived there for some years before coming to Davenport. He was prominent in Odd Fellows lodge work. He is survived by his wife, Dora, at the home, and two brothers, James and Edward. (Dav Times Trib)  


Hamilton, Mrs. Nettie,  Aug 2, 1918

(notes) Mrs. Nettie Hamilton died Wednesday morning, July 31, 1918 from a tumor of the abdomen, aged 54 years 10 months and 2 days. She was born at The Dalles, Oregon. In 1882 she married James Hamilton and they came to Odessa in 1901. They had two children. Burial is tomorrow in the Odessa Cemetery. (Odessa Record)  


Hammersmith, Fred L., Jun 23, 1927

Fred L. Hammersmith, a former resident of the Lamona district, died in Spokane last week. (Dav. Times-Tribune)  


Hardung, Jacob, Jan 19, 1922

The funeral of Jacob Hardung, Odessa pioneer, was held at the family home  on the Adams-Lincoln county line Tuesday. (Dav Times-Tribune)  -

Harris, Mrs. May Price, Apr 28, 1911

Mrs. May Price Harris, aged 80 years, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Martin Pittman, at Davenport, April 16, 1911. (Citizen)  


Hause, Warren C., Apr 13, 1911

(excerpt) Warren C. Hause died at Enumclaw, Mar 31, 1911, of Bright’s disease. He was born in Fowlerville, MI on July 12, 1875. He is the son of Mrs. S. A. Hause of this city. He leaves to mourn his loss, a widow and daughter, Thelma, and brothers Fred and Bert. (D Trib)


Hawkins, Jack, 1897

 "Made a Mistake in Medicine. Reardan, Wash., Sept 18.—Jack Hawkins, a farm hand working for Fred Gravelle at Grevelle Station, on the old Seattle railroad, took a dose of strychnine yesterday, for what he supposed to be common salts, and died within 20 minutes. Coroner Waterhouse was summoned, but decided that an inquest was not necessary. His family, at Brainerd, MN, was wired for instructions for the disposition of the body." (LCT: 9-24-1897)  


Hayes, Mrs. C. T.,  Oct 8, 1909

Mrs. C. . Hayes died at Odessa September 27th. (Citizen)


Haystead, Rev Geo. H.,  Jan 31, 1908

This week Mrs. Billings left on our desk a copy of the Bellingham Herald of Jan 23, in which is chronicled the death of Rev George H. Haystead, pastor of the Knox Presbyterian church of Bellingham. Mr. Haystead was pastor of the Harrington Presbyterian church at one time, and had many warm friends in this city. Rev Haystead was at one time associated with Mr. Dwight L. Moody in Chicago. A wife, formerly Miss Gussie Lydia Arts, of Myers Falls, and a 4 year old son survive him. (Citizen)  


Heimbigner, Mrs. Henry Nov 22, 1918

(notes) Mrs. Henry Heimbigner died last Friday at her home near Marcellus of pneumonia and influenza. She is survived by a husband and nine children. Her age was 45. Burial not shown. (Odessa Record)  


Heimbigner, Mrs. Henry,  Dec 27, 1918

(notes) Mrs. Henry Heimbigner died last Friday of the flu, 8 miles south of Odessa. She was the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Conrad Greenwalt. Burial in the Odessa Cemetery. (Odessa Record)  


Heinemeyer, R. E., June 18, 1954

E. L .(Joe) Heinemeyer left last week Thursday for Stanton, ND, called there by the death of his father, R. E. Heinemeyer, born in Germany 73 years ago. He is survived by his widow and ten children. (Citizen excerpt)  


Helfant, William S., Aug 09, 1973

"Despite the attempts of a Fairchild Air Force Base helicopter crew, a 20-year-old Lincoln man died Sunday of injuries suffered that day in a motorcycle-loader accident. William S Helfant was airlifted to Sacred Heart hospital in Spokane by the air force crew after he received emergency treatment at Lincoln Hospital. Helfant was hurt when his motorcycle, northbound on the Lincoln Road, collided with the southbound Caterpillar loader driven by Larry D Bennett, 35, Lincoln. According to Fred Swan, the WSP trooper who investigated the accident, Helfant laid his bike down when he saw the southbound loader was going to turn in front of him. Helfant slid into the front wheel of the loader, was run over by the back wheel and then wedged under the rear of the machine. Damage to the motorcycle, a total, was estimated at $700. The loader, being used in control of the Lincoln brush and timber fire, was not damaged. The helicopter evacuation was the first made in Lincoln County under the SAVE Program, a cooperative use of air force equipment by the WSP. Several county troopers had been involved with a practice rescue this spring. Helfant’s death raised the total of Lincoln County motor vehicle fatalities to three for the year, noted Don Forbush, county sheriff." (Dav. Times: 8-09-1973)


Henderson, Wm, Mar 13, 1913

All efforts to locate the relatives of William Henderson, familiarly known hereabouts as “Bill Nye” failed, they having left their former location in Nova Scotia. He was buried by the authorities from Stone’s mortuary chapel on Saturday. Although his later life had been one of dissipation, he requested that he be buried under the auspices of…(Dav Tribune)  


Herman, Loren, May 24, 1918

(notes) Loren Herman, 9 year old son of Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Herman, died of scarlet fever. They reside southwest of Odessa. Burial was in the Emmaus Cemetery. (Odessa Record)  


Hesseltine, Carrie, June 6, 1930

“A wire from Lee Hesseltine Monday told of the death of his mother, Mrs. Carrie Hesseltine, at Seattle, May 30. He telegraphed from a Montana station while en route to Grand Rapids, MI, where he was taking the body. Mrs. Hesseltine was the widow of Judge E. A. Hesseltine, who settled near Wilbur in 1882. Mrs. Hesseltine was active in the WCTU being repeatedly re-elected president, and in the Easter Star of Wilbur. She moved to Seattle some years ago, that her only child, a son, Lee might have the advantage of the State University.” (Citizen)


Hettman, C. G., Jan 3, 1908

News reached this city Saturday of the death of C. G. Hettman, of Rocklyn, who went to California a short time ago for the benefit of his health. He did not have more than time to get to his journey’s end before his death occurred. Mr. Hettman was one of Lincoln County’s most respected citizens, and in his death the county will suffer great loss. He is mourned by his wife and five children, all but one of whom were with him at the time of his death. His children are: Miss Sadie Hettman, until last year a teacher in the high school of this city; Fred and Walter Hettman both students in the Stanford University; Mrs. W. A. Wilson of this city; and Carl Hettman. Mrs. W. A. Wilson is in this city, the rest are in California. (Dav. Times-Tribune)  


Hibschman, relative, Mar 5, 1908

Mrs. H. J. Hibschman took the passenger train last Friday to join Mr. Hibschman in Spokane where they were called to attend the funeral of Mrs. Hibschman’s grandfather. (Dav Trib)  


Hill, child of Ed, May 7, 1908

(Mohler column) The little child of Edward Hill about ten miles north of town died of pneumonia Monday. (Dav Tribune)  


Hink:  Mrs. J. F., 1937 "Mrs. J. F. Hink, Sprague, died unexpectedly Monday from heart failure. She was on her way to Spokane when she suffered an attack and was rushed back to Sprague. She was born at Walla Walla in 1903. She came to Sprague six years ago. She leaves seven children and her widower and her stepfather." (Odessa Record: 2-11-37)


Hinzman, Rudolf, Oct 25, 1918

(notes) Rudolf Hinzman died last Friday, Oct 18th, at the home of his father, John Hinzman, from pneumonia following influenza. He was 26 years of age, married with two children. He was interred Monday at Friedenfeld Cemetery, north of Odessa. (Odessa Record)  


Hollister, Mrs. Eliza, Dec 24, 1909

Mrs. Eliza Hollister, 74 years of age, died at the home of her son, L. C. Hollister, at Edwall, Dec 15th. She was en route to Medford, Oregon to make her home with her daughter and grand-daughter, says the Edwall Press. (Citizen)


Horst, Henry Jr., Dec 13, 1918

(notes) poor copy, burial Zion?? (Odessa Record obit)  


Hoskins, C. A., Feb 17, 1927

Word has received here last week of the death at Junction City, OR, Feb 5, 1927, of C A Hoskins, age 80, a pioneer resident of Davenport. Mr. Hoskins left here last fall following the death of his wife, early in September. He has been living with his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. & Mrs. Claude Crowe. Mr. Hoskins came to Davenport 22 years ago. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Crowe, a son Morris Hoskins of Eugene OR; and another son in MN. (Dav. Tribune)  


Hoskins, Ellen, 1926

“Funeral services for Mrs. Ellen L Hoskins, 84, who died Friday, were held at her home at Davenport, Monday, the Rev W L Killian officiating. The body was sent to Pendleton, OR, for burial. Mrs. Hoskins came to Davenport 22 years ago.” (Odessa Record: 9-10-1926)


Howell, Mrs. Charles A., Jan 23, 1920

Mrs. Charles A. Howell, age 30 years, died at Myrtle Hospital at Sprague January 15th after being ill only a short time with an acute attack of Bright’s disease. Mrs. Howell was formerly Nellie Hogan and is well known here, having attended the Edwall school, later going to college and becoming a teacher. Last June she was married to Charles A Howell. Funeral services were held at the Catholic Church. Father Bender of Harrington conducting the services Monday. Burial in the Catholic Cemetery. She leaves to mourn her loss, her husband, father and mother, and a grandmother, 4 brothers and 3 sisters, Mrs. F. A. Hanlon, Mrs. David Fry, and Margaret Hogan, Dennis, John, Michael and James Hogan. (Citizen  Jan 23, 1920-Edwall Column)  


Hubbard, Elizabeth, Apr 06,1972

"Funeral services for Elizabeth ‘Tootsie’ M Hubbard, native of Mohler, were held in Enumclaw last week. Born in Feb 1909, she died March 26 at the age of 63. She was buried in Black Diamond, WA. Survivors include her sister, Ruby Duncan of Black Diamond, and several nieces, nephews and their families." (Dav. Times: 4-06-1972)


Huck, Margaret, Apr 24, 1947

(Notes) Holy rosary was said for Mrs. Margaret Huck, age 30, at the Bumgarner Funeral chapel here Sunday evening and requiem mass was sang Monday at the Davenport Catholic Church with Father Joseph Fleck as celebrant, aided by Father W. Brennan of Harrington. Interment was at the Harrington Catholic Cemetery. Margaret Fallert was born June 10, 1916 at Harrington, where she was raised and attended school. She married James Huck in 1939. In recent years Mrs. Huck courageously fought to overcome a serious illness that resulted in the loss of her eyesight and finally her life on Friday, April 18. The survivors are her husband, James Huck, and one son, both at the home; her mother, Mrs. Henry Fallert of Davenport; 3 sisters; 3 brothers. (Dav Times)  


Humphrey, Pearl,  Jan 10, 1974

"Funeral services were held in Spokane Friday for Pearl Humphrey, 82, a former community resident who died at her home on New Year’s Day. Born in Ritzville to George and Jane Griffith, she moved with them to the Deep Creek area and had her schooling here. She married Lyle Humphrey in 1908. They farmed at Tekoa before moving to Deep Creek in 1921, and retired to make their home in Spokane in 1944. Her husband died in 1969. She was a former member of West Deep Creek Grange and the Deep Creek Evangelical United Brethren Church. Pall bearers were Richard Stannard and five grandson, Dennis Humphrey, Brian Humphrey, William Humphrey, Gary Humphrey and James Seagle. Survivors also include three sons, Leonard Humphrey, Claude Humphrey and Glenn Humphrey, all of Reardan." (Dav. Times: 1-10-1974)


Hurdstrum, Beatrice, May 30, 1930

“S. F. Zealer, J. S. Allen and Oscar E. Olson, all of Davenport, have been appointed appraisers of the estate of Beatrice L. Hurdstrum, deceased.” (Citizen)


Hussy, Warren, Feb 20, 1920

Warren Hussy, aged 83, pioneer banker of Spokane and the Coeur d’Alene, is dead. He was among the first to join the rush into the Murray Gold Fields in 1884 and subsequently was identified with the banking interests here for more than 35 years. (Odessa Record)  


Hutsell, Carl “Sandy”, Dec 7, 1967

(Notes) Carl “Sandy Hutsell of Coeur d’Alene, died Sunday Dec 3, in Spokane. He was the brother of Ernest Hutsell, the late Lou Hutsell, and Tom Hutsell. (Dav Times-burial not shown)  


Hyatt, Mary J., Nov 13, 1908

Mrs. Mary J. Hyatt, aged 76, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George G. Huser, near Edwall, Nov 3rd, 1908. (Citizen)




Lincoln County, Washington obituaries submitted November, 2005

to the Lincoln County WAGenWeb by Marge Womach

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