Davenport Mountain View Cemetery  


                   submitted by Marge Womach 



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Cochrane, John:  “Lot 1 Block 10” (Davenport City);


Cole, Bernadine:  “Lot 3 Block 65” (Davenport City);  “Services will be held tomorrow at Strate Funeral Home at 1 p.m. for Bernadine Parks Cole, who died Tuesday.  Mrs Cole, 71, was a native of Davenport; her parents were John and Jennie Parks. She and her husband John, who were wed in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho in 1931, farmed north of Davenport before moving to town 14 years ago. Survivors include the husband and one son, Martin Richard Cole. A sister, Goldie Moore, lives in Davenport.” (Dav. Times: 10-17-1974)

Cole, Baby: (burial not confirmed) “Date: March 29, 1949; service at North Star Grange” (Presbyterian Ledger)


Cole, Della Lenora Golland:  (1903-1983); Golland surname see Spring Creek vicinity; (See Johnson, Della) 


Cole, Edwin O:  (1924-1940); “Lot 2 Block 21 ½” (Davenport City); “Edwin Cole. Died: April 14, 1940.”  (Bumgarner Funeral Index)


Cole, Everett J Sr:  (1901-1960); h/o Della; “Lot 2 Block 19 ½” (Davenport City);  (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Cole, Harriet L Parliament:  (1920-1942); (TS recorded in 1974)


Cole, John: (John P Cole; TS: 1891-1979; h/o Bernadine) “Lot 3 Block 65” (Davenport City);


Coleman, Alice L:  (1911-1996) “Funeral service for Alice L Coleman of Cresent City, CA, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the chapel of Strate Funeral Home in Davenport, with Pastor Mark Egertson officiating. Interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery.  Mrs Coleman died Aug 26 in Crescent City. She was 85.  She was born July 21, 1922, in Edwall to Gustatau and Meta (Mueller) Hertel. She grew up in that area, graduating from Edwall High School  She married Claude Coleman on Oct 25, 1932, in Ritzville. The Colemans moved from Davenport to Crescent City in 1964. Mrs Coleman was preceded in death by her husband on April 6, 1992, and one son, Ronald, in 1971. She is survived by two sons, Richard Coleman of Davenport, and Robert Coleman of Spokane; one daughter, Margaret Weston of Spokane; 13 grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren.”  (Dav. Times: 8-29-1996)


Coleman, Claude:  “Lot 2 Block 32 ½” (Davenport City)  “Funeral service for Claude Raymond Coleman, 81, of Crescent City, CA, was held Monday at the chapel of Strate Funeral Home in Davenport, with Pastor David Daugs officiating.  Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport.  Mr Coleman passed away April 6, 1992 in Crescent City. He was born Aug 29, 1910, to Richard Dennis Coleman and Margaret Rebecca Smith Coleman in Canada. After he was born, his parents moved to Washington state and resided in the Egypt area.  As he grew up, he spent several years living and working with May and August Reinbold of Egypt.  He married Alice L Hertel on Oct 25, 1932, at Ritzville, WA.  A 30-year resident of Davenport, Mr Coleman was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church and was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge. The Colemans moved from Davenport to Crescent City in 1964. Known as a Jack-of-all-trades, Mr Coleman loved hunting, fishing, adventures and the outdoors. He worked as a commercial fisherman in Crescent City for 15 years. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Alice Coleman, at the home; two sons, Richard Coleman of Davenport, and Robert Coleman of Spokane; one daughter, Margaret Weston of Spokane; 13 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; one brother, Lyle Coleman of Davenport; and two sisters, Bessie Cattanach of Redding, CA; and Alice Caudle of Marysville, WA. He was preceded in death by one son, Ronald Coleman.” (Davenport Times: 4-16-1992); 


Coleman, Gerald: “Lot 2 Block 33 ½” (Davenport City)


Coleman infant:  “Lot 2 Block 33 ½” (Davenport City) “Coleman Infant. Died: March 27, 1949.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index)


Coleman, Lyle and Nellie: “Lot 2 Block 33” (Davenport City)


Coleman, Lyle:  (1905-1993) “Service for Lyle Coleman of Davenport was held here Oct 18 and was followed by burial at Mountain View Cemetery. Mr Coleman, 88, died Oct 16. He was born in Saskatchewan and moved to the US in 1924. He owned a grocery store and worked for the Light and Power Commission. He was a justice of the peace in Grand Coulee. Mr Coleman moved to Harrington, where he worked as a meat cutter for the Harrington Grange Supply for 23 years. He moved to Davenport following his retirement. Mr Coleman was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Nellie Coleman, at the home; a son, Ray Coleman, of Davenport; a daughter, Collene Fite of Floris, Iowa; two sisters, Bess Cattanach of Central Valley, CA, and Alice Caudle of Marysville, WA; 7 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.” (Davenport Times: 10-28-1993) “Lyle Coleman died Oct 16, 1993 in Davenport. He was born on Sept 15, 1905 in Saskatchewan, Canada. He moved to the US in 1924. He was a meat cutter for the Harrington Grange Supply for 23 years. Then moved to Davenport. He is survived by his wife Nellie Coleman; son Ray of Davenport; daughter Collene Fits of Floris, Iowa; two sisters, Bess Cattanach of CA and Alice Caudle of Marysville, WA. Burial was at Mt View Cemetery in Davenport.” (notes from scrapbook obit);


Coleman, Nellie:  (d. 4-26-2000; aged 88)  “Funeral service for Nellie Coleman, 88, who died April 26 in Davenport, was conducted Monday, May 1, at Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport. Burial was at Mountain View Cemetery. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Lyle, in 1993; a grandson, four brothers and two sisters.  She leaves a son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Mary Coleman of Davenport; a daughter, Collene Fite of Floris, Iowa; 7 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and a great great granddaughter; three brothers, Dr Henry Thiringer of Forest Grove, OR; Edwin Thiringer of Portland, OR; and Carl Thiringer of Spokane; two sisters, Frieda Graham of Davenport and Della Stewart of Seattle, and numerous nieces and nephews. Strate Funeral Home handled arrangements.” (Dav. Times: 5-04-2000) 


Coleman, Richard Denny:  (1876-1948); “Lot 2 Block 32 ½” (Davenport City) “Richard Dennie Coleman. Died: July 20, 1948.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index)


Collier, Edna M:  “Lot 2 Block 63” (Davenport City)


Collier Mary P:  (1862-1917); “Lot 4 Block 14” (Davenport City); (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Collins, Mary Alice:  (1912-1970); “Lot 1 Block 130” (Davenport City) (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Colwell, Bert:  (1883-1957) “Lot 1 Block 87 ½” (Davenport City) “Burdett Colwell.  Died: 8-05-1957. Birth: 3-30-183 (sic), born MI; Divorced. Father: Burdett Colwell; Mother: Cecelia Mallison. Buried: unknown.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Colwell, Earl:  “Lot 1 Block 87 ½”  (Davenport City)


Conlisk, Emily:  (b. 11-07-1851; d. 8-24-1916) w/o Hiram; “Lot 1 Block 108” (Davenport City); (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Conlisk, Hiram:  “Lot 1 Block 108” (Davenport City);


Conrad, John Adolph:  (1918-1987) h/o Loretta;  {Per Reinbold Genealogy, John Conrad was a son of A P Conrad and his wife Wilhelmina Foehr (Minnie a descendant of Christina Reinbold and her husband Andrew Buehler).  John was born 3-29-1918. He married Loretta Mahoney and their children were: Donald John (1942), Karen Ruth (1946, w/o Peter Caisse), Kenneth Paul (1948), and Loretta Anne (1960).  “John A Conrad passed away Feb 10, 1987. Services were held Feb 14 at Zion Lutheran church in Davenport. Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery. He was born March 29, 1918 to A P and Wilhelmina (Foehr) Conrad on the family farm near Egypt, WA.  He attended school in Davenport and was graduated from Lewis and Clark High School in Spokane. He married Loretta Mahoney in Cheney, WA on April 14, 1941.  He farmed in the Egypt area for 30 years and worked for the Davenport School District for a number of years, moving to Davenport in 1971.  He was past master of the North Star Grange, a member of the Historical Society and the Davenport Gun Club. He was baptized and confirmed at the Christ Lutheran Church in Egypt. He is survived by his wife, at the home; three sons, Donald Conrad, Seattle, Kenneth Conrad, Chehalis, and Paul Conrad, Davenport; two daughters, Karen Caisse, Kent, WA, L Anne Conrad, Davenport; one brother, Ernest Conrad, Hansville, WA; two sisters, Ruth Conrad, Spokane, Laura Nelson, Creston; nine grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Irene Martin.” (Davenport Times: 2-19-1987); 


Conrad, Loretta Loyola Mahoney: (b. 1-24-1921; d. 4-20-2001) “Davenport. Funeral Mass was Tuesday, April 24, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church for Loretta Conrad, 80, who died April 20 in Davenport.  Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery. A rosary service took place Monday, Apr 23, with Father Roy Floch officiating.  She was born Jan 24, 1921, in Denver, Colorado, to Anthony and Effie (Kerwin) Mahoney. Her father, who had worked on Boulder Dam in Colorado, moved the family in the early 1930s to Reardan, and he went to work on Grand Coulee Dam. A 1939 Reardan High School graduate, she met her husband, John Conrad, at a dance at the North Star Grange. They were married in Cheney in April 1941. They ran a wheat farm before later moving into Davenport.  He preceded her in death in 1987.  A member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and its altar society, she was a driving force in the construction of the current building and of the Lincoln County Museum.  She also  belonged to the Lincoln Co Historical Society, the Democratic Party, Egypt Women’s Community Club, North Star Grange and the Gambling Grandmas Pinochle Club. She also was a costumer for the Wheatland Players local theater group.  Two brothers, Tom and Jim Mahoney, also preceded her in death. She leaves three sons, Donald of Seattle; Kenneth of Chehalis; and Paul of Spokane; two daughters, Karen Caisse of Federal Way; L Anne Conrad of Leavenworth; 12 grandchildren; a brother and two sisters, Dan Mahoney, Pat Stevenson and Colleen Birchill, all of Spokane and numerous nieces and nephews.” (Dav. Times: 4-26-2001) 


Conway, Hugh:  (abt. 1822-1908; burial not confirmed)    “Hugh Conway, who died at the hospital for the insane at Medical Lake on the 18th of Dec, was one of the pioneers of Lincoln County, having resided on a farm near Rocklyn until 8 years ago when he moved to Davenport and lived with his brother John Conway. He had been taken to the hospital some six weeks before his death, suffering from derangement of his mind, due probably to old age. He was 80 years of age. His remains were laid to rest in Mountain View Cemetery last Saturday.”  (Citizen: 12-25-1908) (Edit: Lincoln County Superior Court shows an appointed guardian and then the probate of his estate in file #1125, not viewed)


Conway, John:  (abt. 1835-1911; burial not confirmed) “John Conway, age 76, a pioneer of Lincoln County, died last Thursday evening at his home in this city. Mr Conway came to this country about 26 years ago and engaged in farming near Rocklyn. About 8 years ago, the brothers who were bachelors, sold their farming interests and moved to Davenport, where they bought property and made their home. John and Catherine McKenna, nephew and niece respectively from Connecticut have taken care of Mr Conway during the last year. Funeral services were held Sunday at the grave by Rev Father Fredricks of Cheney. Mass was held the following day at the Catholic Church of this city. Hugh succumbed in Nov 1909 at an advanced age. The only remaining property is a double cottage on Merriam street.”  (Dav. Tribune: 6-29-1911) (Lincoln Co Probate file: #1327)


Cook, Alice:  (1873-1965) w/o Robert; “Lot 3 Block 124” (Davenport City); (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Cook, Blanche E:  (1898-1939)  “Block 53” (Davenport City, Lot not shown); (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Cook, Charles:  “Lot 2 Block 28 ½” (Davenport City)


Cook, Donna ‘Jo’:  (unconfirmed; d. 11-11-2004); “Family inurnment is planned for Donna ‘Jo’ Cook, former owner of Star Foodland grocery (now Davenport Food City) in Davenport, who died Nov 11, 2004, in Davenport.  A Wilbur resident, she belonged to the Wilbur Lutheran Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Frank Leavell, and a son, Blake. She leaves her husband, Ike Cook, at the Wilbur home; two children, Eric Leavell of Coeur d’Alene, ID, and Patty (and Leonard) Thompson of Spokane; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren; three step-children, Cathy Gaily of Wenatchee, Christine Zackary of Spokane, and Colleen Johnson of Wenatchee; two step-grandchildren; two brothers, Mie Doyle of Coeur d’Alene and Bud Doyle of Oroville; and numerous nieces and nephews. Strate Funeral Home in Wilbur handled the arrangements.”  (Davenport Times: 11-18-2004);


Cook, Kitty Maude:  “Kitty Maude Cook. Died: 2-18-1939.  Birth: 2-10-1873, OH.  Spouse: Chas H Cook.  Father: Samuel Coyd.  Mother: Mary Carlton. Buried: Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)  “Lot 2 Block 28 ½” (Davenport City) “Kitty Maude Cook. Died: Feb 18, 1939.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index)


Cook, Lew J:  “Lot 2 Block 11” (Davenport City);


Cook, Robert:  (1875-1948);  “Lot 3 Block 124” (Davenport City) “Robert Henry Cook. Died: July 16, 1948.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index)


Cooney, Fred J:  “Lot 3 Block 22” (Davenport City); “No Name Cooney. Male. White. Birth: Aug 29, 1907. Age 2 days. Birthplace: Indian Creek, Lincoln Co. Father: Fred Cooney, born Iowa; Mother: Edith Walker, born Ohio. Informant: H J Whitney. Death: Aug 31, 1907, 6 a.m., at Walker’s place. Cause: convulsions. H J Whitney, MD.” (WA State Board of Health: Certificate of Death; burial not stated); (Presbyterian ledger one Edith Cooney on 9-14-1953, see date for obit)


Copenhaver, Andy F:  “Lot 4 Block 90”  (Davenport City)


Copenhaver, Lucy:  (b. 8-25-1868; d. 3-12-1897) w/o A F;  “Lot 4 Block 90” (Davenport City); “Lucy Copenhaver, d. March 12, 1897, age 28. Died near Davenport.  Born: California; married, resides near Davenport. Cause of death: Perpetual fever.” (Lincoln Co Auditor death certificate)


Corbin, Charles:  (1856-1935); “Charles Corbin. Died: 10 Oct 1935, Davenport, WA.  Birth: 14 July 1856, MI; Spouse: Josephine, nee not stated. Father: Lafayette Corbin, born IN; Mother: Katherine Earl, born MI. Buried: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)  “Lot 1 Block 23” (Davenport City); “Chas Corbin. Dated: 10-10-1935; married.” (Methodist Ledger) See also: Lincoln Co Probate #4602 filed in 1944.  The 1902 census shows two sons, Harry, 16, and Raymond, 4.  “Funeral services for Charles Corbin, Davenport pioneer, who died Thursday, were held from the Methodist church there on Sunday, the Rev A F Kroneman officiating.” (Odessa Record: 10-18-1935);


Corbin, Harry H:  (1886-1968); h/o Lucy; s/o Chas & Josie; “Lot 2 Block 2” (Davenport City); (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Corbin plot: Henrietta Rossel: (b. 10-20-1835; d. 10-23-1915); “Lot 1 Block 23” (Davenport City); See Rossel for death data.


Corbin, Josephine:  (1863-1944); w/o Chas; “Lot 1 Block 23” (Davenport City); “Josephine Corbin. Died: Aug 23, 1944.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index) (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Corbin, Lucy Minor: (b. 1887; ) w/o Harry; “Lot 2 Block 2” (Davenport City);  “Funeral services were held Friday in Davenport for Lucy Minor Corbin, who died Jan 22, 1974 in Castro Valley, CA.  Pallbearers for the service, which was followed by burial at Mountain View Cemetery, included William Hardin, Glen Slater, Earnest Beieler, Oswald Heid, Gerald Janett and Clifford Walker. The Rev Eugene Muench officiated. Born in 1887 in Oakland, IL, Mrs Corbin was the daughter of two early area settlers, Gideon and Lizzie Minor. She came to Davenport to live in 1904 when she was hired to teach school. In 1908 she married Harry Corbin, the son of another pioneer couple. They farmed in the Harrington, Farmington, LaCrosse and Pullman areas before retiring to the Spokane Valley about 18 years ago. Corbin died in 1968 and his widow moved to California to live near her children. Survivors include a daughter, Hope StAngelo, Hayward, CA, and a son, Paul Corbin, Santa Rose, CA; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.” (Davenport Times:  1-31-1974); 


Corbin, Myrtle Josephine: (1919-1921) “Myrtle Josephine Corbin. Died: 14 March 1921, Harrington, WA.  Father: Harry Corbin, born IN; Mother: Lucy Miner, born IL; Buried: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)  “Lot 2 Block 2” (Davenport City);  “Myrtle Josephine Corbin, the 2 ½ year old daughter of Mr and Mrs H H Corbin of Harrington, died Monday of flu-pneumonia following an illness lasting several days. For considerable time a special nurse had been on the case and everything was done that was possible, but to no avail. Mr and Mrs Corbin formerly lived in Davenport and the funeral took place in that city Thursday of this week, interment being made in the Davenport Cemetery. The relatives of the deceased have the sympathy of the community.** Card of Thanks. We desire to express our heartfelt appreciation for the many acts of kindness and sympathy shown us by our friends and neighbors during the illness and at the death of our daughter Myrtle Josephine. Mr and Mrs H H Corbin.” (Citizen: 3-18-1921)


Corbin, Orville Eugene:  (d. 1911)  “Lot 1 Block 23” (Davenport City); (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Cordell, Mrs G D:  “Lot 3 Block 104” (Davenport City);


Corey, James:  ) “James Corey. Lot 4 Block 84” (Davenport City);


Corey, Robert:  (1887-1908); “Robert Corey died Friday of stomach trouble, after a sickness lasting only about three days. The funeral services were held at the church Sunday, Dr F Teter, of Davenport, officiating. The remains were laid to rest in Mountain View Cemetery.” (LCT: 12-18-1908) “Robert Corey. Lot 4 Block 84” (Davenport City);


Cornwell, Geo E:  “Lot 4 Block 10” (Davenport City);


Costigan, Michael:  “Lot 3 Block 118” (Davenport City);  “Michael J Costigan. Died: Feb 3, 1942.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index)


Cowan, Emma:  (b. 1-08-1861; d. 11-13-1948); “Lot 3 Block 83” (Davenport City); “Emma Cowan. Died: Nov 13, 1948.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index) (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Cowan, John Franklin:  (b. 5-23-1856; d. 11-14-1918);  “Lot 3 Block 83” (Davenport City); (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Cowell, see Colwell.


Cox, Alice:  (d. 3-17-1895, age 22 yrs) w/o Frank; “Lot 1 Block 56” (Davenport City); “Mrs Frank Cox, passed away at the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs George Davis, who live seven or eight miles northwest of town, last Saturday, after a lingering illness. Her remains were brought to town Monday and interred in Mountain View Cemetery, Rev Gow conducting the funeral services. Mr Cox, husband of the diseased wife, disappeared last spring and has not since been heard from.”  (LCT: 9-13-1895) (Frank Cox was residing in Spokane County in 1900.) “Died at her home, west of Larene, Saturday, Sept 7, 1895, Mrs Frank Cox, of that dreaded disease, consumption. Mrs Cox was born in Wales, May 4, 1873. When eight years old her parents moved from Wales to Iowa. Six years ago they came to Washington and located 5 ½ miles west of Larene. She was married to Frank Cox July 15, 1893. She leaves a father, mother, brother, four sisters, one of whom lives over on the Sound, and a daughter a little over a year old. Deceased was united with the Presbyterian church at Larene two years ago, and having faith in the Lord met the end willingly and bravely. The family have the sympathy of all. The funeral took place from the Presbyterian church at Davenport, Rev Gow officiating.” (Larene Column, LCT: 9-20-1895)


Cox, Minnie:  (d. 5-17-1896, age 2 yr 6 mos); d/o Frank and Alice; “Lot 1 Block 56, infant” (Davenport City); (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Crane, Harriett:  (1914-d. 2-05-1965); “Lot 3 Block 158” (Davenport City); (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Crask, Bessie:  (1907-1949); “Lot 4 Block 123” (Davenport City);  “Mrs Bessie Crask; Dated: Oct 20, 1949; Fruitland.” (Davenport Presbyterian Ledger) “Bessie Crask. Died: Oct 17, 1949.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index) (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Crask, infant:  (d. 1931);  “Lot 4 Block 123” (Davenport City); (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Crouse, Lois Ellen (McCurtain): (Sept 29, 1923-March 27, 2010); “Lois was born in Davenport, WA, the second child of Jesse James and Rachel Ellen (Stewart) McCurtain, granddaughter of Lincoln County pioneers, Robert R and Ellen Stewart. Her family later moved to Spokane where Lois grew up and graduated from North Central High School. On Nov 24, 1942 Lois married her husband of over 68 years, Bertis Edgar Crouse, at that time a bombardier Master Sergeant in the US Air Force serving during WW II. Lois is survived by her husband, Bert, daughter, Nancy, son-in-law Rick Shaw; and two granddaughters, Rachel Ellen and Erin Ellen Shaw. A private graveside service will be held on Friday, April 2, 2010 at Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA. Strate Funeral Home, Davenport, WA is caring for the family.” (Spokesman Review: undated)


Cumming, Arthur R:  (Feb 10,1898-Mar 11, 1898); s/o JM; (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Cumming, J Malcolm:  (Oct 1906-Feb 2, 1907) (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Cummings, Robert:  (1919-1964) (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Cunningham, Basil: (1896-1961)  “Funeral services for Basil V Cunningham were held on Wednesday afternoon from the Davenport Lutheran church, with Pastor M A Keller officiating. Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery.  Originally of the Wilson Creek area, Cunningham came to Odessa as a youth, playing with the Odessa baseball teams and working in the area. He was married here to Marie Heimbigner, who survives.  During prohibition days, he was a federal enforcement agent, and later worked as an inspector for the state liquor board. He has made his home at Davenport in recent years.  A veteran of World War I, he was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Acacia Lodge No 58 F & AM, Odd Fellows lodge, all of Davenport.” (Odessa Record: Dec 1961)




Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA submitted

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