Davenport Mountain View Cemetery  


                   submitted by Marge Womach 



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See cemetery introduction on page A



Wolf, Ethel:  (1889-1981);  “Ethel Wolf. Died: 10-31-1981, Davenport, WA.  Father: Joe Wolf; Mother: Frankie Williams; Spouse: never married; Buried: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)  “Graveside services were held in Davenport Tuesday for Ethel Wolf, a former Davenport area resident.  Miss Wolf was born in Davenport on Nov 16, 1889 to Joe and Frankie Wolf. She resided on a farm in the Omans area where she farmed until 15 years ago. She then moved to the nursing home. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Joe, and sister, Grace.” (Davenport Times: 11-05-1981); 


Wolf, Grace:  (1889-1959);  “Grace Wolf. Died: 3-13-1959, Davenport, WA. Father: Joe Wolf; Mother: Frankie Williams; Spouse: unmarried; Buried: Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Wolf, Joe:  (1886-1965);  “Joe Wolf. Died: 8-17-1965, Davenport, WA.  Father: Joe Wolf. Mother: Frankie Williams; Spouse: unmarried; Buried: Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Wolf, Joseph:  (1854-1889); d. 11-09-1889;  f/o Ethel, Grace and Joe; h/o Frankie; (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Wolfenbarger, Caroline Elizabeth: (1859-1938); “Caroline Elizabeth Wolfenbarger. Died: 12-25-1938; Birth: 2-27-1859, MO; Spouse: James Wolfenbarger; Father: Samuel Poage; Mother: not obtainable. Buried: Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card) “Caroline Elizabeth Wolfenbarger. Dated: Dec 25, 1938.”  (Bumgarner Funeral Index);


Wolfenbarger, James S:  (1851-1918); d. 8-15-1918; (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Wolfrum, David Lynn:  (1960-1999); d. 7-24-1999;  “David L Wolfrum, of Moses Lake, passed away July 24, 1999 in Moses Lake. He was 38.  He is survived by his mother, Janet Wolfrum, at the home; three brothers, Howard a Wolfrum of Sumner, Bradley R Wolfrum of Puyallup and Stephen C Wolfrum of Seattle; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. David was preceded in death by his father, Howard L Wolfrum, on May 4.  A private family service will be held at a later date. Strate Funeral Home of Davenport is in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times:  7-29-1999) 


Wolfrum, Eugene G:  (1923-2001);  “Memorial service and inurnment for Eugene G Wolfrum, 77, took place Saturday, March 17, at Mountain View Cemetery, with Pastor Steve McLachlan officiating.  Mr Wolfrum died on March 13, 2001, in Davenport, his lifetime home.  Born July 16, 1923, in Davenport to John and Lottie (Owens) Wolfrum, he was a WW II Navy veteran and worked as an operator for the Washington Dept of Transportation until his retirement.  He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Hale, in 1991; three brothers, a sister and his parents.  He leaves his wife, Thelma (Carter) Wolfrum, at the home; three sons, George (and Rhonda) Wolfrum, Boise, ID, Ron Kegley and wife, Karen McGrath, of Rathdrum, ID, and Bill (and Sue) Kegley, Jacksonville, NC; a daughter, Judy Kennedy, of Spokane; 12 grandchildren…; 16 great grandchildren; a brother, Deral (and Carolyn) Wolfrum, Fruitland; two sisters-in-law, June Wolfrum of Davenport and Janet Wolfrum of Moses Lake; and numerous nieces and nephews. Strate Funeral Home of Davenport handled arrangements.” (Davenport Times: 3-22-2001); 


Wolfrum, Howard L: (1930-1999); d. 5-04-1999;  “Howard L Wolfrum passed away at his home in Moses Lake May 4, 1999. He was 69.  Howard was born Jan 30, 1930 in Springdale to John and Lottie (Owens) Wolfrum. He served in the Army during the Korean War from 1951 to 1957, and on Juny 3, 1953, he married Janet Schillinger in Hunters. He was a machinist for Boeing Co. for many years.  He is survived by his wife Janet; four sons, Howard Wolfrum of Sumner, Bradley Wolfrum of Puyallup; Stephen Wolfrum of Seattle; and David Wolfrum of Moses Lake; 6 grandchildren; two brothers, Eugene Wolfrum of Davenport and Deral Wolfrum of Fruitland; and numerous nieces and nephews. Private family services will be held at a later date.” (Davenport Times:  5-13-1999) 


Wolfrum, John G:  (1891-1979); d. 10-18-1979, per Reinbold Genealogy. His first wife was Christina Reinbold, who died in 1920 with burial in the Egypt Cemetery. Two children were born to John and Christina, Walter (1916) and Vernon (1918). His second wife was Lottie A Owens.


Wolfrum, Lottie A:  (1905-1973);  “Lottie Agnes Wolfrum, 68, died suddenly in Davenport Dec 24, 1973.  She was born in Davenport Feb 4, 1905. Survivors include her husband, John Wolfrum, at the home here; one daughter, Mrs Clyde (Evelyn) Bowman, Davenport; five sons, Eugene and Walter, Davenport; Vern, at Wilbur; Howard, Auburn; Deral, Fruitland. She is also survived by three sisters, Mrs Earl Rose, Davenport; Mrs Annie Fisher, Trout Lake, and Doris Strite, Cle Elum, and one brother, Walter Owens, Davenport; and 14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.  Mrs Wolfrum was a member of the Presbyterian Church.  Funeral services will be held at the Strate Funeral Chapel Friday, Dec 28, at 2 p.m. with the Rev Don Bowe officiating. Interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery.” (Davenport Times:  12-27-1973); 


Wolfrum, Martha L Guhlke: (1894-1983); d. 10-31-1983;  w/o William G;  “Martha A Wolfrum, 89, died Oct 31, 1983 in Spokane. She was born Aug 1, 1884 in Norfolk, NE.  She is survived by two sons, Harold of Davenport and Carl of Spokane; one daughter, Verna Canfield, Davenport; 11 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren; three brothers, Carl and Henry Guhlke, Davenport and Earnest Guhlke, Otis Orchards; and one sister, Elsie Mrachek, Wenatchee. Mrs Wolfrum was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Davenport, Homemakers Club and Davenport Rebekah Lodge 286.  Funeral services were held Nov 3 at 1:20 p.m. in the Chapel of Strate Funeral Home, Pastor Stanley Williamsen officiating. Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery.” (Davenport Times:  11-17-1983) 


Wolfrum, Walter Chris:  (1916-1999); d. 3-25-1999;   “Walter C Wolfrum passed away March 25, 1999 in Davenport. He was 82.  He was born April 20, 1916, in Davenport to John G and Christina (Reinbold) Wolfrum.  Mr Wolfrum was an Army veteran of WW II and a wheat farmer in the Davenport area for many years. He married June Skeen on Sept 6, 1985.  Mr Wolfrum was a member of the Davenport branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Davenport Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.  He is survived by his wife June; one daughter, Cheryl Gibboney of Davenport; three brothers, Howard Wolfrum of Moses Lake, Eugene Wolfrum of Davenport, and Daryl Wolfrum of Fruitland; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by one son, Leonard Gibboney; one sister, Evelyn Bowman; and one brother, Vern Wolfrum. Funeral service was held Wednesday at the chapel of Strate Funeral Home in Davenport, with President Mel Martin officiating. Interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery.” (Davenport Times:  4-01-1999) 


Wolfrum, William G:  (1893-1981); d. 1-31-1981;  “Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb 3 for William G Wolfrum, native of the Davenport area who died Saturday, Jan 31, 1981 in Davenport at the age of 87.  He was born Feb 5, 1893 at Fort Spokane. He first lived on a farm at Egypt until 1918 when he and Martha Guhlke were married. They made their home on a farm in Larene and then in 1925 moved to Davenport where he worked for the flour mill and warehouse. In 1940 he and Mrs Wolfrum began operating a service station on the west end of Davenport and continued the business for 23 years.  They retired in 1963 and continued to live in Davenport. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church at Egypt and later transferred his membership to Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport. He served in the armed forces 1918-1919 and was a member of the Odd Fellows.  Survivors include his wife, Martha, in Davenport; two sons, Harold of Davenport and Carl of Spokane; one daughter, Verna Canfield of Davenport; 11 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Interment was held at Mountain View Cemetery here. Pastor Stanley Williamsen conducted the services from the Chapel of Strate Funeral Home.” (Davenport Times: 2-05-1981); 


Wood, Leslie R:  (1953-1978);  “Funeral services, under the direction of Strate Funeral Home, were held last Friday, Sept 21, for Leslie Wood, 24, of Pilot Rock, OR.  Wood was born in Brewster, WA, on Nov 9, 1953 and died at Pilot Rock, Sept 18, 1978. He had graduated from Harrington High School with the class of 1972 and had been employed by Lincoln Hospital prior to his employment with Harris Pine Co at Pilot Rock.  Survivors include his parents: Mr and Mrs Walter A Wood of Davenport; one brother, George Wood of Spokane, and one sister, Janet of Tillamook, OR. The Rev Roger V Muisiner conducted the service. Interment occurred at Mt View Cemetery, Davenport.” (Davenport Times:  9-28-1978); 


Woodin, Burt L:  (1870-1904); d. 8-24-1904; {Edit:  “Mr and Mrs J D Woodin took the train for Spokane, Wednesday morning, in response to a letter received from Burt Woodin, asking them to meet him at that place. The latter has been absent in the mining districts of Alaska for two or more years, and for several weeks he and other officers of his mining company have been attending to some business here in Tacoma, and Burt is taking advantage of the opportunity to pay his folk’s a visit, and which visit the old folks have been awaiting with great impatience.” (LCT: 2-18-1902)}


Woodin, David M: (d. 2-22-1888); Aged: 78 yrs; “David M Woodin. Letter of probate, Julius D Woodin, dated May 29, 1888.” (Index of Lincoln Co Probate Record of Letters); “David M Wooden. Probate #81. Filed May 26, 1888. Died: 2-22-1888, at his home near Davenport-Egypt. Widow: Ellen Woodin. Children:  Sylvia Sabin, Laura Ann Witherell, Lewis H Woodin,  Wm H Hatten, Effie Lathrop, Maggie Brown, and Julius D Woodin.” (Lincoln County Superior Court Probate File #81 notes);  “Julius D Woodin, a farmer residing one and a half miles northeast of Davenport, is a native of Wayne County, NY, born July 22, 1836. His father, David M Woodin, a native of Massachusetts, died in 1885 (sic) at Davenport. His mother was Margaret (Dean) Woodin.” (excerpt History of Big Bend-1904, page 478);


Woodin, Ellen:  See: Mary Ellen Woodin, w/o David M; 


Woodin, Helen M: (d. 3-31-1885); Aged: 47 yrs;  “Helen M Woodin. Died: March 31, 1885, in Davenport, WA. Wife of J D Woodin, Esq. Born: Jan 21, 1838, Schorrie Co, NY. Married: August 1861.” (Notes from NW Tribune: 4-17-1885)  “Hellen M Woodin. Died: March 31, 1885.” (Davenport Methodist Ledgers);  “In 1861 he (Julius D Woodin) was married to Helen M Sprague, who died in Davenport in 1883 (sic), she being the first white woman to be buried at this place. She left, besides her husband, one son, ……..” (History of Big Bend-1904, page 478)


Woodin, Julius D:  (1836-1905); d. 4-11-1905;   “Mr Julius Woodin, one of the pioneer farmers of the Davenport country, died at his home a mile and a half east of town Tuesday afternoon, April 11. He had been in very feeble health for months and last Sunday suffered from a stroke of paralysis, which rendered him entirely helpless and partially unconscious. His strength gradually failed him until death came to his relief. He leaves a wife, but no other near relatives, a daughter and son preceded him to the grave, the latter being buried about a year ago. He had been almost helpless for more than a year, and had been a constant care to his wife, who was with him all the time. Mr Woodin was born in Wayne County, NY, July 22, 1836, served three years as a Union soldier in the Civil War, enlisting in Co B, 32nd Wisconsin Volunteers, under Gen Sherman and received an honorable discharge. In 1861 he was married to Helen M Sprague, who died in Davenport in 1883, being the first white woman buried at this place. Mr Woodin was married to his present wife Dec 6, 1893. Mr & Mrs Woodin and two children settled on their farm east of town in the spring of 1881, being one of the first settlers to locate in this vicinity. Mr Woodin has continued to live on his place ever since and among the older settlers was well known to every man, woman and child. For many years he was a man of robust health, who led an active, strenuous outdoor life and was in all respects a most excellent citizen. Of late years he had failed rapidly, and for more than a year had been scarcely able to get around. He had lived out the allotted span of time, and passes to his reward at the close of a long, well-spent life. Funeral services were held at the home Thursday at 1:30 PM and then at the Methodist church, of which he was a member, Rev H N Rounds officiating. The funeral was held under the auspices of the Grand Army, of which he was an honored member.” (LCT: 4-14-1905);  “J D Wooden.  Died: April 11, 1905. Married.”  (Davenport Methodist Ledgers);  “J D Woodin. Dated: Apr 13, 1905. Voucher #176. Amount: $13. Deceased. Post #93.” (GAR Relief Applications: Lincoln Co Auditor);


Woodin, Mary Ellen:  (d. 5-20-1888); Aged: 54 yrs; w/o David M Woodin; “Ellen M Woodin. Probate File #83, filed August 10, 1888. Died: 5-20-1888, near Davenport, WA.  Two sons survive: Luther H Silsby and Truman E Silsby of Racine, WI.”  (Lincoln County Superior Court Probate File #83 notes); 


Woodin, Mary L:  “Mary L Woodin. Died: 28 Nov 1935, Davenport, WA.  Birth: 27 March 1856, Waukesha, Wisconsin; Spouse: widowed, no name given; Father: Orr; Mother: unknown; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)  “Mrs Mary L Woodin, native of Wisconsin, and a Davenport resident for 42 years, passed away at her home Thanksgiving day. Funeral services were held there Saturday. Her husband died 25 years ago.” (Citizen: 12-12-1935)


Worthley, Everett Dick: (1879-1953);  “Everett G Worthley. Dated: 9-29-1953. Large family of sisters and brothers in WA.”  (Davenport Presbyterian Ledger by J A Christensen);  (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Worthley, George Edward:  (1889-1951);  “George E Worthley. Dated: July 25, 1951.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Worthley, James N:  (1882-1957); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Worthley, Joel R: (1886-1945); d. 9-27-1945;  “World War One Vet Dies. Funeral services were held at the Bumgarner Funeral chapel here Sunday afternoon for Joel Worthley, WWI veteran, who died at Baxter hospital in Spokane last Thursday following an operation. He farmed north of town for many years and recently lived in Davenport. He is survived by four sisters and six brothers.” (DT: 10-05-1945) “Joel R Worthley. Dated: Sept 27, 1945.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index); “Joel R Worthley. WA Pvt. 6 Co Trans. Corp WW I; July 31, 1886-Sept 27, 1945.” (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Worthley, Myrtle:  (1889-1954);  “Myrtle Worthley. Dated: 6-19-1954. Patient Sufferer in Hospital.”  (Presbyterian Ledger by JA Christensen); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Worthley, Orville L:  (1885-1958);  “Leo O Worthley. Dated: 7-25-1951. Brother in Davenport. Buried Mt View.” (Presbyterian Ledger by J A Christensen);  (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Wright, Ben L: (1913-1972);  “Funeral services were held for Mr Ben L Wright last Thursday afternoon with the Rev Roger V Muisiner officiating. He was married to Mildred Boyd at Glenwood, CO on Oct 27, 1937. They moved to Fruitland, WA in 1948 and to Davenport in 1950.  He had been employed locally in the school system as well as local wheat warehouses, and in later years operated the Wright Hobby Shop. He was a member of the Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Steve Wright; two daughters: Mrs Sandra Jean Janke and Mrs Sharon Elaine Deppner, all of Davenport; four brothers, Oscar B Wright of Glendale, CA; Claude O Wright of Ft Worth, Texas; Floyd G Wright of Davenport and George B Wright of Long Beach, CA.  Also surviving are four sisters: Mrs Pauline Perkins of Eugene, OR; Mrs Gladys Frietag of Crescent City, CA; and Mrs Doris Johnson of Long Beach, CA. In addition eight grandchildren survive.  Serving as active casket bearers were: Joe Hudspeth, Don Hudspeth, Jack Kennedy, Harold Mils, Jim Fisk and Jerry Boyd. Honorary pall bearers included: Bob Hessner, Gene Kennedy, Glen Kennedy, John Hudspeth, Joe Fisk and Jim Fisk.  Interment occurred at the Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport.” (Davenport Times: 10-05-1972);


Wright, Hattie:  (1876-1959);  “Hattie Wright. Died: 12-30-1959. Birth: 7-03-1876.  Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln County Health burial permit)


Wright, Lydia C:  (1884-1944);  “Lydia Caroline Wright. Dated: Feb 28, 1944.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index);  “Mrs Lydia C Wright, 59, a resident of Davenport since 1932, died at her home Monday. Survivors are her widower, three daughters and four sons, three in the armed services.” (Odessa Record: 3-02-1944);  “Lydia Caroline Wright. Died: 2-28-1944; Birth: 9-14-1884, Illinois. Spouse: A E Wright. Father: I G Alexander.  Mother: Unknown. Burial: Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln County Health death card); 


Wright, Mildred E:  (1917-1969);  w/o Ben;  “Mildred Elaine Wright. Died: 6-29-1969.  Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln County Health burial permit); 


Wright, Nathan:  (d. 4-28-1902); Aged:  75 yrs 11 mos 28 days; (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Wright, William LaFayette:  (1869-1957);  “William LaFayette Wright.  Died: 1-03-1957. Birth: 11-03-1869. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln County Health burial permit); 


Wycoff, Adella E:  (1849-1930); “At Rest”.  (Stone near E & E Zellmer); “Adella Esther Wycoff.  Died: 12 March 1930, Davenport, WA.  Birth: 4 Dec 1849, IN. Widow. Father: James Nelson, born Ireland. Mother: Elizabeth Adams, born IN. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card);


Wycoff, Daniel G:  (1875-1947); “Guy Wycoff.  Dated: Dec 6, 1947.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)“Guy Daniel Wycoff, age 72, a resident of Davenport for many years, died Saturday in a Spokane hospital. He had been in failing health for several years. Funeral services for Mr Wycoff were held at the Bumgarner Funeral Home chapel here Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock. Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery. Survivors are a brother, Ernest Wycoff of Davenport, and a sister, Edith Gates, Oakville, Iowa. Mr Wycoff was born in Iowa, June 12, 1875.” (Davenport Times-Tribune: 12-11-1947)


Wycoff, Ernest Nicholas: (1873-1960);  “Ernest Nicolas Wycoff. Died: 11-12-1960. Resident of Davenport many years.” (Davenport Presbyterian Funeral Ledger);



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