Odessa Vicinity Deaths

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Calliott:  “The Spokane papers this week carried the death notice of Odell J Calliott, early Lamona resident. Funeral services were at Spokane on Saturday.  Survivors include his wife, Ella Calliott, at the home at E 2611 Sharp; three brothers, Donald, Spokane; John, Portland; and William, Medical Lake; two sisters, Mrs Elvira Potter, Shoshone, Idaho, and Mrs Ruby Swanson, Oakland, CA; half-brother, Tony Huck, Spokane.” (Odessa Record: 11-29-1951) 

Campbell: Lloyd Campbell, 56, who had operated the Farmers Store in Davenport for nearly 22 years, died Friday night at Spokane. He purchased the Davenport store in 1916. Burial was at Spokane. (notes from Odessa Record: 2-04-1937) "Davenport Merchant who had operated the Farmers' Store at Davenport for nearly twenty-two years, died Friday night in a Spokane hospital with spinal meningitis. Mr Campbell was ill with flu and when apparently recovered was stricken Thursday with the fatal malady. He was removed to the hospital in Spokane at 9:30 that evening and never rallied. Mr Campbell graduated from the engineering school of the University of Minnesota, and practiced civil engineering for a time, then came west and entered the mercantile business with his father at Connell. In 1912 he went to work for the Spokane Mercantile Association and went as a trustee to the Farmers' Store. In 1916 he bought the store. During his residence in Davenport he has served the town well in civic, business and social enterprises, being councilman for eight years, president of the commercial club in 1919 and on the school board for six years. He was a past patron of Davenport Eastern Star chapter, and a member of the Masonic and Knight of Pythias orders. Funeral services were held from the Davenport Presbyterian church Monday afternoon, the Rev David W Ferry of Yakima, formerly of Davenport, officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Spokane. Surviving Mr Campbell are his widow and four sons, William, Kitchell, Frederick and Richard, all of Davenport. The Campbell family have been frequent visitors to Harrington being close friends of the M V Yale family. Mr Yale was employed for five years in the store by Mr Campbell. Mr Yale, Milo Yale, Mrs Dana Baker and Mr and Mrs Dean Yale from here attended the funeral services." (Citizen: 2-05-1937)  “A petition for probate of the estate of Lloyd Campbell, Davenport merchant, who died Jan 29, and naming his widow, Ruby, as executrix, was filed in superior court. The estate, valued at $50,000, includes a residence and store at Davenport and land in Franklin County. The will provides that $1 each go to four sons, the remainder to the widow.” (Odessa Record: 2-04-1937) “An order authorizing Mrs Ruby Campbell, executrix of the estate of Lloyd Campbell, Davenport merchant, to permit her son, Kitchell Campbell, to manage the Farmers’ Store at Davenport, was signed in superior court. The store, a general mercantile business, is most of the estate. Young Campbell was associated with his father in its management.” (OR: 2-18-1937) “An appraisal of the estate of Lloyd Campbell, Davenport merchant, made by M V Yale of Harrington and J E Fraser and H A Thompson of Davenport, values the estate at $44,059.” (Odessa Record: 6-24-1937)

Campbell: Norma (Diefe) Campbell, 86, died May 28, 2005 in Tulsa, OK. She was born in Marlin on Dec 26, 1918, the daughter of Fred and Leontina Diefe. She married Billy C Campbell in Spokane on Jan 14, 1945, making their home in Tulsa. He died in 2000. (notes from Odessa Record: 6-16-2005)

Carkeek:  see also Gaspard, Bernice

Carlson:  “Word has been received of the death of Eleanor Carlson of Leavenworth, WA.  Mrs Carlson was the daughter of Mr and Mrs Christ Schiewe of Odessa. The funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. from the Braun Funeral Home at Cashmere with burial at the Leavenworth Cemetery.” (Odessa Record: 2-19-1970)

Carlson:  “Funeral services were held last Tuesday at Solvang, CA, for Mrs Ida Carlson, who died Saturday in a Lompoc hospital after an illness of several months. Rev Aage Miller of the Danish Lutheran church officiated.  Born in Nybro, Sweden, Feb 22, 1874, Mrs Carlson came to the US in 1924, and five years later moved to Solvang, where she made her home with her daughter, Mrs Ann Carlson. Surviving relatives include two sons, Carl and Harold Carlson of the Lamona area, grandchildren, Norma, Lloyd and Melvin Carlson; another daughter, Mrs Edith Fox of Spokane; two sisters, Mrs Hilma Lybecker of Opportunity and Mrs Alma Knudsen of Solvang; two brothers, John A Johnson, Opportunity; and Charles Johnson of Harrington. Mr and Mrs Harold Carlson, Carl Carlson, Mrs Hilma Lybecker of Opportunity and Mrs Edith Fox of Spokane left for Solvang Nov 22 and returned Nov 30.” (Odessa Record: 4 Dec 1947)

Carlson:  Monty R Carlson of the Tri-Cities, born in Colfax Oct 9, 1946, died in Hillsboro, OR June 28, (1989). At the time of his death from a heart attack Mr Carlson, a real estate agent, was showing a property to a client. He had been in business in the Tri-Cities area for a number of years. He was the son of Ervin and Gertie Carlson of Kennewick, and the nephew of Willie Schott of Odessa. Funeral services were held on Monday, July 3, from Mueller’s Greenlee Funeral Home in Pasco, Bishop Alan Fielding officiating. Later the same day, church services memorializing Mr Carlson were held at the Selbu Lutheran Church in LaCrosse, Rev John Kyllo officiating. Interment followed at the Selbu Cemetery.” (Odessa Record: undated-1989)

Carlyle:  Florence M Samis Carlyle  “Mrs Florence Carlyle, 80, mother of Mrs Harvey Wagner of Marlin, and a pioneer of the Davenport-Egypt area, died at the Memorial hospital on Sunday morning, where she has spent the past two months. Funeral services are being held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the Smith Funeral Home in Grandview, her former home. Obituary will be published next week. Survivors include Mrs Wagner and four sons, Bruce, at the Grandview home, Otis of Spokane, James of Dearborn, Mich., and Phil of Nevada.” (Odessa Record: 11-28-1963) “...Mrs Carlyle died Nov 24, 1963. She was born at Burlington, IL. She with her parents and family moved to the Davenport area in 1898 to become one of the early pioneer families of that community. She graduated from the Davenport high school. She continued her education taking the teachers’ training course at Pullman and taught school in Lincoln County for three years before attending the Blair Business College in Spokane. For several years she was employed in the offices of the Lincoln County clerk and auditor. On June 4, 1919, Miss Florence M Samis and U Calvin Carlyle were married at Spokane. They farmed near Davenport until 1929 when they moved to the Grandview area. She lived in Grandview until last September...” (excerpt of Odessa Record: 12-05-1963)

Carpenter:  “M W Carpenter, 66, many years a resident of the Big Bend country and more recently of Monroe, WA, died at his home Oct 27.  He was born in Iowa and attended business college.  In the spring of 1901 he came to Washington and located on a homestead south of Marlin, where he engaged in wheat raising and built a fine home.  On account of failing health he gave up farming and moved to Monroe in 1917.  In 1908 he married Miss Grace Patterson of Payette County, Iowa, who survives him. One brother, J L Carpenter, lives at Spokane.” (Odessa Record: 11-09-1934) 

Carstens:  Rita C Carstens, age 94, died June 20 in Davenport, WA, with burial in Harrington’s Hillcrest Cemetery. She and her husband James A Carstens (d. 1962) farmed near Lamona for many years. (notes from Odessa Record: 6-27-1991, see Hillcrest file)

Carstensen:  “An order was signed in the superior court appointing J C Carstensen of Rocklyn as administrator of the estate of his brother, Peter Carstensen, who died Dec 13 at a veterans’ hospital. The estate is valued at $6000 and the heirs are two sisters and three brothers.” (Odessa Record: 12-30-1937)

Carter:  “The Rev Cyril G Carter, 33, died late Saturday at his home in Wilbur, following three weeks’ illness. He was born in Canada and educated in the University of Southern California, also studying for ministerial work at the Presbyterian seminary at San Anselmo, CA. He had been in the ministerial field approximately 10 years and was recently reelected to begin his third year as pastor of community churches at Wilbur and Sherman. He was secretary of the Lincoln County Ministerial Association. His wife died four years ago in California. He is survived by a small daughter, Barbara; his father, Sidney Carter, Wilbur, and two brothers in California.” (Odessa Record: 5-13-1937)

Case: Louie Case of Superior, MT, born Jan 7, 1920 in Yankton, SD to Charles & Florence Case, died at Mineral County Hospital Nov 25, following a heart attack. He was the brother of Luella Jeske of Odessa and he was wed in Dec 1944 to Ione Young here... Burial followed at Superior Cemetery...” (notes from Odessa Record: 12-08-1988)

Cassidy:  “A Hemmerling, relative, received a letter, stating that Leo P Cassidy, 76, of 10607 El Capitan Circle, Sun City, AZ, 85351, passed away on June 21, 1981, in Boswell Memorial Hospital, being ill with a cancer problem for over a year. Leo was born in Graceville, MN and moved to Sun City from Portland, OR, eleven years ago. He had worked as a supervisor for a trucking association in Portland before his retirement. Mr Cassidy is survived by his wife, Rose, daughter of the late Chris and Christine Hemmerling; by a daughter, Anita Karnuth of St Paul, MN; stepdaughters, Isabell Thorndike and Jane David of Hawaii; a sister, Elizabeth Sullivan of St Paul; 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.” (Odessa Record: 7-09-1981)

Catlow, Harold:  “Funeral services for Harold D Catlow, 48, former Odessa youth, were held Wednesday afternoon at Ephrata, with Dr Doyle Brewington, Presbyterian minister, officiating. Burial was in the Ephrata Cemetery.  Catlow, who was a wheel chair cripple, completed high school and then took a self-training course at home in radio and electronics, operated a radio ship here for many years. At Ephrata he was a partner in the television cable system there and at Soap Lake.  He had proven that a man is never so handicapped but that he can be successful.  He lived with his mother, Mrs Freddie Catlow. Other survivors include a brother, Walter Catlow of Ephrata, and two sisters, Mrs W R Brender of Yakima and Mrs Ralph Frick of Spokane.”  (Odessa Record: undated scrapbook)

Catlow:  Maurice S Catlow, 61, Spokane, died Saturday at Delano, CA, en route home with his wife and stepson, Lloyd Babin, from Palm Springs. His failing health was attributed to worry over the welfare of his son, Lloyd, who was interned in a Japanese prison camp for 40 months. Mr Catlow founded the Catlow Transport Co of Spokane and for some time was a resident of Odessa, where a brother, C L Catlow, also operated a trucking line. Survivors include his widow, Ida J; three sons, Lloyd A and Harline W, both of Spokane, and Maurice L, Coulee Dam; three daughters, Mrs Wilma Johnson, Mrs Lorena Olsen and Mrs Hazel Wuerst, all of Spokane; two step sons, Lloyd and Howard Babin; four brothers, C L and D S Catlow, both of Ephrata; R J, Seattle; and L R, Los Angeles; four sisters, Mrs Lewis Williams, Ellensburg; Mrs Harold Armstrong and Mrs Dewey Hite, both of Bellingham, and Mrs Stanley LeVack, Portland, OR, and 9 grandchildren.” (Odessa Record: 2-06-1947)

Catlow:  Walter Catlow died Jan 18, 2002 at Ephrata. He was born Sept 2, 1917, the son of Chester and Freddie Catlow, at the family homestead at Sage Brush Flat, near Ephrata. He moved with his family to Odessa in 1929, where they operated an auto freight service. He graduated from Odessa High School with the Class of 1937. On Dec 14, 1941 he married Dorothea Giese at the English Congregational Church in Odessa. Walter enlisted in the army Air Corps on Aug 29, 1942, and served during WW II in Italy, Trinidad and Africa. He was honorably discharged on Dec 7, 1945. They moved to Ephrata in 1946. He is survived by his wife, his son Jim; daughter Donna Knauss of Ephrata; grandchildren; and a sister, Dorothy Frick of Seattle. Arrangements are under the direction of Nicoles Funeral Home in Ephrata. (notes from Odessa Record: 1-24-2002)

Caudell:  Ronda Jalene (Kittilson) Caudell died May 9, 2003, in Eugene, OR, from complications of asthma and emphysema. She was born May 31, 1953, in Odessa, the daughter of Rod and Donna Kittilson, and the great granddaughter of George W Finney, the founder of Odessa. She is survived by her mother and two sons; preceded in death by her father in 1989, and brother Brad in 1999. Graveside services will be held at a later date. (notes from Odessa Record: 5-22-2003)

Caulson: “Harold Suchland, while driving along the highway on Sunday, in company with Robert Kuch, Marlin, discovered the body of Charles A Caulson, 75, Spokane, who had died near the highway from a heart attack while hunting rabbits with two daughters and a son-in-law. Caulson had been hunting alone at the time of the attack, while the rest of the party hunted over the bluffs north of the cemetery.... (Odessa Record: Jan 12, 1934)

Cerny:  “Mr and Mrs Louis Pavliska and Anna Pavliska drove to Spokane Friday to see their sister and aunt, Mrs George Cerny. Mrs Cerny flew in from Florida.  George Cerny died Aug 24 at St Petersburg, FL, it is reported. Born in Chicago in 1890, he was raised in  the Odessa country when he came here in the fall of 1901 with his parents, Mr and Mrs Mike Nichols Sr.  He attended the Smith school. After schooling he worked as a farmhand near Harrington and later homesteaded in Dubois, Idaho with his brother, John.  He was drafted during World War I and was halfway across the Atlantic when the armistice was signed. Upon his return to the states he stopped at Chicago where he obtained employment with Western Electric. He was married to Emily Trejbal there in 1923 and worked until his retirement about 9 years ago. The couple then moved to St Petersburg. George Cerny is survived by his wife, Emily; his sister, Clara, Mrs Bert Kitt; Mary, Mrs Albert Trejbal; Tony Nichols; Jene, Mrs Martin Kramer. Mrs Cerny is staying with her brother, Albert Trejbal, at 3726 E Pacific, Spokane.” (Odessa Record: 12-16-1965)

Chandler:  Miss Sharon Chandler, 21, Odessa High School teacher, was killed at 6:55 a.m. Tuesday (12-07-1965) when the compact car she was driving smashed head on into a bridge abutment 17.5 miles east of Moses Lake on Interstate 90... Survivors include her parents, Mr and Mrs Boyd W Chandler, Spokane; a brother, Edward, Cheney, and her grandparents, Mr and Mrs Santo Sicilia, Spokane. (notes from Odessa Record: 12-09-1965)

Chappel:  Joe Chappel, former Odessa farmer, recently of Davenport, died Friday at a Cle Elum hospital of injuries received in a car accident. He was returning from a visit on the coast with his brother, Chester Chappel, Harrington, who also was seriously injured. The car, purchased this fall, was demolished. Survivors include his widow and five children, the oldest 8 years of age. Funeral services were held at Harrington. An order appointing Mrs Chappel as administratrix of the estate of her husband was signed Monday. The estate includes a farm outfit and personal property.” (Odessa Record: 11-26-1936; see Hillcrest Cemetery file)

Chase: Funeral services for A H Chase, who was postmaster at Irby for 20 years, was held at Spokane Monday, the Rev W S Pritchard of Vera, officiating...” (Odessa Record: 11-26-1926)

Chase:  Mrs E H Chase died at the home of her son, A H Chase, last Thursday morning, after having been confined to her bed for some months. The body was transferred to Spokane, where interment took place. Deceased was 76 years of age and is survived by a husband, three sons and two daughters. Two of the sons, Albert and Warren, are engaged in business here.

Checkal:  James Checkal, a Bohemian living 10 miles northwest of Ritzville, committed suicide Wednesday morning by shooting himself in the head with a 44-calibre revolver. Checkal had been on a spree in Ritzville and had been away from home for two days. He returned home early Wednesday morning, still drunk, and as he failed to go to the house, his wife went out to look for him, an hour or so after his arrival. She found his body lying in a wheat field about a hundred yards from the barn. Coroner Henderson was notified and went to the scene of the suicide at once. After learning the particulars he decided that an inquest was unnecessary. The dead man leaves no children.—Lind Leader.” (Citizen: 10-09-1903)

Christensen: H E Christensen, at one time cashier of the German American Bank of this place, but recently connected with a bank at Pasco, died in his berth on a SP & S train near Washtucna Saturday morning while en route from Pasco to Spokane... The deceased leaves a wife and children in Pasco. A brother, George, and sister, Mrs G Lovell...” (Odessa Record: June 7, 1912)

Christensen: “Funeral services for J C Christensen, Marlin pioneer, who died Tuesday morning were held from the Presbyterian Church at Marlin, with the rev H P Christensen, Odessa, officiating.  Mr Christensen was born in Denmark on March 5, 1852, and came to America in 1881, settling for a time in Iowa, where he was married.  With his wife he came to Washington in 1902 and settled near Marlin.  Two children were born to this union, one, a daughter, died in 1904, and the other a son, Martin, lives at the family home in Marlin. His widow also survives.  The Christensen family completed the 31st year of residence on the family ranch on March 1, just previous to the death.” (Odessa Record: 3-10-1933) 

Christensen: “The Rev N A Christensen, 65, who served the Odessa Baptist church from 1926-1930, died Thursday at Seattle, members of the congregations here have been notified. He had been serving the Bonners Ferry, ID, church. When the floods hit the town there this spring, his church was flooded, and he and Mrs Christensen left for a visit with a daughter in Wenatchee, and sons at Seattle. While on this trip he was taken ill, presumably from a tumor on the brain. When the Odessa Baptist church observed its 50th anniversary, in 1951, Rev Christensen was one of the featured speakers. Survivors include his widow, Anne; the daughter, Mrs Myrtle Wood, Wenatchee; and the two sons, Oliver and Wesley, at Seattle.” (Odessa Record: 7-15-1954)

Christman: “Jacob Christman, who suffered the loss of his home and a considerable sum of money in a recent fire, has lost two members of his family within a month through sickness. One of his children was taken during the recent diphtheria epidemic, and another child, a boy five years of age, died last Monday of pneumonia, resulting from exposure the night of the fire. The Rev Schwabenland conducted the funeral, which was held at the German Congregational Church.” (From the Odessa Record of May 9, 1902, in 5-09-2002-100 yrs ago column)

Cizik:  Nora F Cizik, 71, formerly of Marlin, died April 15, 1996, at Lake Ridge Care Center in Moses Lake. She had been a resident of Quincy.  She was born Nora Faith on Sept 30, 1924, to Otis and Catherine (Urquhart) Cater in Spokane. She spent her early years in Marlin on a cattle ranch. She attended school and graduated from high school in Marlin in 1941. She attended Eastern Washington College, graduating in 1945 with a teaching degree. She married Ervin Cizik on June 26, 1949, in her sister’s yard in Marlin. They moved to Quincy in 1950. Mrs Cizik taught school in Seattle prior to teaching at Pioneer Elementary School in Quincy for 22 years, retiring in 1986. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1991. Mrs Cizik was a member of the Quincy Presbyterian Church, Delta Kappa Gamma and the Retired Teachers Assn. She is survived by six children, Faith Slater and husband Bob, of St Louis; Richard Cizik and wife Ginny of Fredericksburg, VA; Cathy Faw and husband Russ, of Quincy; Carol Faw and husband Dale, of Quincy; Janet Lindahl and husband Andy, of Austin, MN; and Alan Cizik, of Seattle; a sister, Jennie Gates, of Spokane; 15 grandchildren; one niece and one nephew.” (Odessa Record: 5-23-1996)

Clary: “Word was received by Palmer Bentley the first of the week that George Clary, the combine harvester expert employed by numerous ranchers in this vicinity during the past two or three seasons, and well known in Odessa, had died in Seattle from an operation for appendicitis.” (Odessa Record: Dec 1, 1911)

Claucherty:  Loretta Elnora Claucherty, 67, died June 5, 1986 in Sun City, AZ, born in Odessa. She was the niece of Ida Roloff and Emma Quast of Odessa. Private concluding services were held in Faith Presbyterian Church, Sun City. (notes from Odessa Record: 7-31-1986)

Claypool: “Mrs Robert Walter was called to the coast during the week end by news that her brother, Coy Claypool, 34, dock worker there, had been killed in an accident. Funeral services were held at Seattle Tuesday with burial in the Enterprise Cemetery, north of Davenport.  A native of Wenatchee he had moved to Davenport as a child with his parents, the late Mr and Mrs George Claypool, and had served three years in the navy before his recent discharge. He is survived by his widow, Blanche, in Seattle; a sister, Mrs Walter; and two brothers, including George F (Alex) Claypool, who attended the Odessa high school before leaving for military service, and who has been living in California since his discharge.” (Odessa Record: 3-14-1946)

Claypool: George F Claypool of Tekoa, born Aug 12, 1920 at Davenport to George W And Ida Sites Claypool, passed away at the Tekoa Care Center after a brief illness. He married Goldie Devault at Lewiston, Idaho in 1951. No memorial. Inurnment will follow later in Goldenrod Cemetery, Tekoa.  (Odessa Record: 2-20-1986)

Clements:  “F B Totusek went to Wilbur on Wednesday, called by news that the body of Harry Clements, 81, former Odessa resident, had been found there Tuesday and that funeral services were to be held on Wednesday. Frank M Totusek accompanied his father to the funeral.  Clements had been missing since June 23 and his body was found about a mile east of Wilbur, in some high weeds. Two boys, Bernard Tarbert, 11, and Raymond Tarbert, 13, found the body.  County officers were called and the body was identified by papers in a billfold. There was about $65 in the wallet. No inquest was held. Clements left the Best nursing home there June 23 for a short visit in town, and never was seen again. A search was made here and at other communities where he had lived, Grant County officers also searching. AS he was known to have money in his possession, it was feared he might have met with foul play.” (Odessa Record: 11-13-1947)

Cline:  Tina Hille Cline, of Cashmere, died July 16, 1987 at Central Washington Hospital. Tina was born April 14, 1911 at Odessa. She is survived by her husband, Jacob Cline; by a son, Marvin Haskins of Deer Park; by two sisters: Mary Bakley and Ella Weber, both of Coeur d’Alene; 3 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. (notes from Odessa Record: 7-23-1987)

Coble:  “Funeral services for Henry F Coble, 51, were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the St John Lutheran church at Sprague, with the Rev Mr Mau officiating. Mr Coble was born at Reardan. Death resulted from an accident Wednesday while cranking a tractor. The crank flew backwards, striking him in the chest. He died Sunday. He had been employed by the state and county as highway maintainer since 1930. Surviving are his widow, four children, John Mills of the CCC camp at Metaline Falls; Daniel Mills, with Fort Warden coast artillery; Richard Coble and Emily Coble at the home in  Sprague; one brother, Elmer Coble, and one sister, Mrs Ida Bentley, both of Spokane.” (Odessa Record: 6-29-1939)

Cockle:  “Mrs Nellie Cockle, age 58, of Odessa, was committed to the Eastern State Hospital for the insane at Medical Lake by order of the superior court, July 18.  G K Birge of Odessa has petitioned the court for the appointment as guardian of her estate.” (Odessa Record: 7-25-1930)

Cole:  Mrs Bertha Evelyn Cole was born Sept 22, 1891 at Athol, KS. She died at age 86 at Samaritan Hospital. “A pioneer of Grant County, Mrs Cole moved to the Wilson Creek area with her family in 1905, and married Earl Bert Cole on Dec 16, 1913 at her parents’ farm.” They celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary in Moses Lake. Survivors include her husband, two daughters, two sons, two brothers, Ben Zickler and William Zickler, and a sister, Margaret Morrison. Burial was at Pioneer Memorial Gardens. (notes from scrapbook obit, undated)

Cornelius:  “Funeral services were held at 12 noon on Monday at Spokane for Dorothy Lesser Cornelius, 31, who died there earlier in the week. Many relatives and friends from here attended. The Rev John M Groschupf, Lutheran pastor, officiated.  Mrs Cornelius was reared in this community, and graduated from the Odessa high school. She was an employee of the Odessa Trading Company following graduation, and at Spokane was employed in the office of the Centennial Flouring Mills. Dorothy Lesser was born on the Lesser ranch southwest of here, Aug 30, 1917, and graduated with the class of 1936 from the Odessa High School. She was employed for a time with the J C Penney company here, and then went into the Trading company office, going to Spokane in 1943. In August, 1947, she married Glenn Cornelius, who is with the Spokane Venetian company there, continuing her residence at Spokane until her death April 1, at the Sacred Heart hospital.  She is survived by her husband, Glenn, at the home; parents, Mr and Mrs Henry Lesser of Odessa; three sisters, Mrs Charles Ball of Seattle; Mrs Paul Dormaier of Spokane; and Miss Janice Lesser of Odessa; two brothers, Harold and Loren Lesser, Odessa; grandmother, Mrs Henry Lesser of Odessa; grandmother, Mrs Katherine Becker of Odessa; several aunts and uncles, one niece and three nephews.” (Odessa Record: 4-07-1949)

Connell:  “Funeral services were held at the Washtucna Community Church on Monday, June 18, 1984 for Mrs Marie Connell, who passed away on June 15, 1984 at Pasco, WA.  Mrs Connell was the daughter of George and Katherine Schafer of Odessa. She was graduated from the Odessa High School. She had lived in Washtucna. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs Patricia Stevens, and Mrs Barbara Kloseth; one sister, Mrs Louise Hinkhouse of Moses Lake; and two brothers, Henry Schafer and Paul Schafer, both of Odessa. Attending the funeral services from Odessa were Mr and Mrs Henry Schafer, Mr and Mrs Paul Schafer, Mr and Mrs Keith Schafer, Mr and Mrs Reid Schafer and Christopher, and Mr and Mrs Henry Schmidt.” (Odessa Record: 6-21-1984) 

Cordes:  Donna Marie Cordes, 18 month old daughter of Mr and Mrs Henry Cordes, Jr, died at their home at Spokane yesterday morning. The Record, as this is written has been unable to learn the cause of death, or the particulars as to the arrangements for the funeral which will be held at Spokane tomorrow afternoon. Mr and Mrs Cordes moved from Odessa to Spokane just a few weeks ago.” (Odessa Record: Jan 21, 1927) “Donna Marie Cordes. Female, white, child. Birth: July 16, 1925, Spokane. Father: Henry Cordes Jr., born MN; Mother: Mary Helen Lauer, born WA.  Informant: Henry Cordes Jr, of W. 20 Sharp, Spokane, WA.  Death: Jan 20, 1927 at 6:46 a.m. in Spokane. Cause: Lobar pneumonia, lower right lobe. Bronchopneumonia of left lung; congestion. C Barnhart, MD. Burial: Riverside Park; Undertaker: Hennessey & Calloway, Spokane.” (WA State Board of Health, Cert of death.)

Cordes: “Two former Odessa bankers died at Spokane last week, Jesse J Phillips and Herman G Cordes. Private Christian Science services were held Friday at 11 a.m. with interment in Greenwood Memorial Terrace. Cordes started his banking career in Odessa, and later worked at Pullman. He continued as president of the Farmers State Bank of Uniontown  near there. For the past 19 years he had lived in Spokane. Survivors include his wife, Martha Cordes, at the home; one daughter, Mrs Don (Annetta) Farr, Spokane; one son, Karl Cordes, Battle Creek, MI; four grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs G J Luiten, Mrs Martha Ochs, both of Spokane; Mrs L L Zicha, Harrington; and Mrs George Zicha, Odessa; one brother, Rudolph Cordes, of Denver, CO.  Mr Cordes was a past master of the Odessa Masonic lodge, a member of Scottish Rite bodies; El Katif Shrine; York Rite Pullman chapter; Colfax Commandery, and a past patron of Crescent chapter Order of Eastern Star.” (Odessa Record: 5-06-1965)

Cordes: “Last rite for William M Cordes, 78, who died Sunday at Seattle, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Green Chapel in Bellevue. Interment will also be at Bellevue for the former resident of Odessa.  William Cordes was born on a farm near Lake City, MN, in 1886 to Heinrich and Metta Cordes, who immigrated from West Germany in 1883. He was the eldest of six sons and had six sisters.  In the year 1899, his parents homesteaded near Odessa, where at age 13 he was a boy pioneer helping his father to break sod with a horse hitched to a walking or footburner plow.  He was married in 1917 to Miss Emma Werner. He farmed at Odessa, Davenport and Pullman. In recent years, he was building custodian at the Lincoln County courthouse and Lincoln Electric Coop, Inc., at Davenport, prior to moving to Bellevue two months ago.  Survivors include his wife, Emma, 9910 NE Lakewood Blvd, Meyden Bower Terrace, Bellevue; 3 daughters, Lavora Hill, Davenport; Elaine Kunz, Seattle; Jean Arrasmith, Redondo Beach, CA; 2 brothers, Herman G Cordes, Spokane; Rudolph W Cordes, Denver, CO; 4 sisters, Mary Luiten, Spangle; Martha Ochs, Spokane; Della Zicha, Harrington; Rebecca Zicha, Odessa; also 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.” (Odessa Record: 9-17-1964)

Cornwell:  Vivian (Catlow) Cornwell died Sept 10, 2001 in Summerfield, OR. Interment was at Ephrata Cemetery. She was born Jan 27, 1919, in Ephrata, the daughter of Chester and Freddie Catlow. Her family moved to Odessa in 1929 and operated an auto freight line in the 1930s. She is survived by her husband, Varney Cornwell, a daughter, son, step-children, a sister, Dorothy Frick, and a brother, Walter Catlow, Ephrata. (notes from Odessa Record: 11-15-2001)

Course:  Rev H M Course “Death claimed a pioneer Man of God this month, and his passing recalled the problems of the men who brought the early churches to this area.” (lengthy historic article of his ministry, no date of birth or death, in Odessa Record: 5-06-1965)

Craft: Jack Craft, 45, of Ephrata was killed in a car-truck collision about eleven miles west of Odessa on Highway 12 just before midnight Wednesday, April 11, according to the Washington State Patrol.  Craft, driving a utility type vehicle, was westbound, and the truck driven by Timothy A Barnhart, Nine-Mile Falls, was eastbound....” (Odessa Record excerpt: 4-19-1973)

Cronrath:  Hilda A Cronrath was born to August and Wilhelmina (Zuse) Leschensky in Marion, WI on June 15, 1898, married Herman Cronrath on Aug 22, 1923, and died Jan 7, 1990 in a Spokane hospital. Survivors included: 2 sons, Daniel and Luther; 2 daughters, Nancy Baumgartner and Dorothy Wolfgram; sister Ruth Precht. The committal service was held at Omak. (notes from Odessa Record: 1-17-1991)“Hilda A Cronrath, a resident of the Odessa Convalescent Center who was born to August and Wilhelmina (Zuse) Leschensky in Marion, Wisconsin on June 15, 1898, passed away Jan 7, 1991 in a Spokane hospital. Brought to the Lord in baptism and later confirming her Christian faith as a young teenager, she received her education in the Marion schools. After graduation from high school, she attended teacher’s college and taught in rural schools in Wisconsin until her marriage to Herman Cronrath at St John Lutheran Church in Marion on Aug 22, 1923. She and her husband served parishes in several Wisconsin locations and several more in Iowa, as well as at Genesee, Idaho and at Colfax. They retired to Cashmere in the fall of 1964 and lived there until Nov 1983, when they came to the Odessa Convalescent Center. After the death of her husband, Mrs Cronrath remained here for several months, then went to live with her son Luther Cronrath in Edmonds. In Feb 1986, she returned to live with her son Daniel Cronrath in Odessa and moved back to the convalescent center in mid-1990. She died after being taken to Spokane Jan 2 for surgery to restore circulation in her left leg and foot. Preceded in death by her parents, by her husband and by three brothers, Mrs Cronrath is survived by two sons and their wives, Daniel and Carolyn Cronrath of Odessa, and Luther and Geordis Cronrath of Edmonds; by two daughters, Mrs Paul (Nancy) Baumgartner of Strawberry Point, Iowa and Mrs Howard (Dorothy) Wolfgram of Castalia, Iowa; by a sister, Ruth Precht of Omak; by 11 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren, and by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The Committal service was held at Omak on Jan 9 the Precht-Harrison Chapel in charge. A memorial service was held at Christ Lutheran Church here Jan 10, with the Rev Ernest Collard of East Wenatchee officiating.” (scrapbook item: 1991)

Cronrath:  Rev Herman Cronrath was born June 30, 1899 in Kenosha, WI, son of Henry Cronrath and Nanachen Jung. He died Nov 14, 1984 in Odessa, with memorial service from the Christ Lutheran Church and burial in Omak. (lengthy history in Odessa Record: 12-06-1984)

Cruickshank: Grace Cruickshank, of the pioneer Urquhart family of Krupp-Marlin, Washington, passed away July 26, 1984 in Spokane, where she had made her home in recent years.  Her father, George Urquhart, founder of the Town of Krupp, and her mother, Helen Sime Urquhart were two of the first settlers in Marlin between 1876 and 1880.  Funeral services were held Monday, July 30, 1984 at the Manito Presbyterian Church in Spokane. Interment was at Chewelah Memorial Park, Chewelah, WA.  She is survived by two daughters, Helen M Philips, Newport, WA, and Charlotte C Frost, Banner Elk, NC; 5 granddaughters, four great grandsons; nices Nora (Cater) Cizik, Quincy, WA; Jennie (Cater) Schell, Spokane; Barbara Urquhart and Helen Urquhart, and one nephew, George Urquhart.  She was preceded in death by her husband, George Cruickshank; one sister, Catherine Cater in 1966; two brothers, David Urquhart, 1933, and Alistair Urquhart, 1966.” (Odessa Record: 8-09-1984)


Dahm:  “Narrita Mae Greenwalt Dahm of Spokane, born in Odessa May 6, 1937 to Ben and Edna Greenwalt, died Aug 14.  She attended elementary school in Ritzville, then graduated from Odessa High School... She was a member of the Rudolph M Stump Post 105 Legion Auxiliary.  Mrs Dahm is survived by her husband Charles, at the family home; by three sons, Craig Knutsen of VA, and Chet and Clayton Dahm of Spokane; by two daughters: Candy Bundrock of NY, and Cathy Dahm of Spokane; by her mother, Edna Baker of Odessa; by two brothers: Marvin Greenwalt of Pomeroy and William Greenwalt of Spokane; by two sisters: Judy Groh of Harrington and Sally Romo of Reardan; and many other relatives and friends.” (excerpt of Odessa Record: 8-27-1987)

Dahmen:  Wilfrid M (Bill) Dahmen died at his Spokane home on Nov 25, 2000. He was born Feb 11, 1922 at Uniontown, the son of Nick and Anna (Jaspers) Dahmen. He graduated from Colton High School in 1940. From 1946 to 1955 Bill owned and operated the Corner Drug and Fountain in Odessa. He then purchased the Elk Drug Store located in Spokane’s historic Browne’s addition. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Catherine (Mason), and son Randall; and his second wife, Pat (Asan-Anderson) and by two brothers, Ray and Dick Dahmen, and three sisters, Eleanor Snyder, Helen Cox, and Hortense Bergman. Private interment was at Fairmont Memorial Cemetery in Spokane. (notes from Odessa Record: 12-15-2000)

Dale:  Gertrude Rhuby (Kunkel) Dale died Feb 8, 1994, at her home in Seattle. Mrs Dale attended elementary school and high school in Odessa. She moved with her parents, Arthur and Marie Kunkel, and sister Florence to Seattle in 1927. Her father operated Odessa’s pioneer barber shop.  Over the years, she kept in touch with friends in Odessa and was an avid reader of the Odessa Record.  Mrs Dale is survived by her sister, Florence Nechanicky, of Spokane; her daughter and son-in-law, Beverly and Donald Mitchell, of Chelmsford, Mass., and four grandchildren. A memorial service was held for Mrs Dale on Feb 11at Northminster Presbyterian Church in Seattle.” (Odessa Record: 3-18-1994)

Dallman: RR accident Cascade tunnel, Fireman Dallman died at hospital in Everett Saturday. (in Odessa Record article of 8-27-1909)

Dammel:  “Mr and Mrs Carl Dammel were called to Snohomish Thursday by word of the serious illness of Mr Dammel’s father, John Dammel, 72. He died before they could reach the home.  Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 o’clock in Zion Lutheran Church at Snohomish, the Rev Paul H Schaus officiating. Burial will be in Monroe Memorial Park under the direction of Purdy and Dawson.  Mr Dammel was born in Berlin, Russia, Aug 10, 1882, and came to the US in Dec, 1903, and to Washington in Jan, 1904. In Jan, 1905, he was married to Rosina Pflugrath. He settled first at Linda and in 1932 moved to Snohomish, and has lived in the Snohomish area since that time. He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church of Snohomish.  Surviving are his widow, Rosina, at home; two daughters, Mrs Rose Law of Sultan and Mrs Pauline Lundberg of Monroe; a son, Carl Dammel, Odessa; two sisters, Mrs Magdalene Ulrich of Port Angeles, and Mrs Sophia Pflugrath of Wenatchee, and 8 grandchildren.  Mr and Mrs John Dammel visited at the home of Mr and Mrs Carl Dammel here about two weeks ago. Mr Dammel at that time seemed in fair health. Pneumonia set in later.” (Odessa Record: 5-12-1955)

Daniels:  “Graveside services were held on Monday, July 19, for Lillian Daniels, a former resident of Odessa. She died Thursday, July 15, 1999, at her home in Spokane. She was 81 years old. She was born in Odessa on March 1, 1918, the daughter of John and Carolina (Link) Schmierer. She attended schools in the Odessa area and lived in the Odessa area until she married Merrill Daniels in 1952 and they moved to Anatone, where they farmed and ranched. She became postmaster and held that position for 21 years, when she retired. she acted as weather reporter for that area, in the extreme southeastern corner of Washington state. She was also city librarian. In 1990, after her husband died, she moved back to Odessa. She lived here until 1996, when she moved to Spokane, where she resided until her death. She is survived by two sisters, Rose Jenkins, of Spokane, and Lorraine Flath, of Los Angeles, and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Leo Schmierer and John Schmierer, and two sisters, Clara Stach and Emily Finkbeiner. Graveside services were at Fairmount Memorial Gardens Chapel in Spokane, with Pastor Kate LePard officiating. Crypt interment followed. Strate Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.” (Odessa Record: 7-22-1999)

Dashiell: "Funeral services were held at a Spokane funeral home on Tuesday for Peggy E Dashiell, former Marlin resident, who died Friday at Spokane. The Rev W A Nicoles officiated, with burial at Riverside Park. She is survived by two sons, Richard of Marlin, and Lieut. William Dashiell, Moses Lake air base, and one grandson, Richard Dashiell. She was the wife of the late W C Dashiell, who died about 17 days before." (Odessa Record: 7-08-1943)

Dashiell:  “A service for Richard L (Dick) Dashiell, a long-time resident of Marlin and Odessa, will be held Wednesday, Jan 17, at 11 a.m. at Heritage Church in Odessa. Mr Dashiell, who was 82 years old, died Friday, Jan 5, 2001 at his winter home in Apache Junction, AZ. He was born Feb 22, 1918, in Spokane, the son of William C and Bertha (Haines) Dashiell. He served in the US Navy during World War II. He married Helen Schell of Ruff. For many years, he owned and operated the Marlin Tavern and barbershop. He was a member of the Marlin Gun Club, served for many years on the Marlin School Board, was a past commander of the American Legion and a member of the Legion’s Forty and Eight. The Dashiells moved to Odessa in 1963, where he was manager of the VFW Club until his retirement. He was a member of the Odessa Lions Club, the Odessa Golf Club and the English Congregational Church. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Helen, his children Chuck and Judy Dashiell, of Woodbury, MN; Jeannette and Gary Wraspir, of Liberty Lake, and Kathy and Richard McKinney, of Sacramento, CA; 8 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother. He served on the WA State Liquor Control Board and the Grant County Democratic Party Committee. Strate Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.” (Odessa Record-undated 2001)

Davenport:  Elsie Laverne Davenport, a native of Marlin, died Wednesday, Nov 22, 2000, and her husband, Edward Wayne Davenport died Wednesday, Dec 13, 2000. Both were longtime Spokane residents, but had moved to Merced, CA, in 1998. They were married in 1955. Elsie Davenport, 87, was the daughter of John and Emma (Wagner) Goetz, Marlin area pioneers. She graduated from Marlin High School. She worked as the media director for Coons, Shotwell and Adams Advertising in Spokane.  Edward Davenport, 82, was born in Spokane. During WW II he served in the US Army. He worked as a test-board operator for 33 years for Pacific Bell Telephone Company. He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers and the American Association of Retired Persons. They are survived by a son Roy Davenport, and a daughter, Sandy Davenport, both of Merced; Elsie’s two brothers, Alvin Goetz, of Odessa, and Jack Goetz, of Whidbey Island; Elsie’s two sisters, Irene Schell, of Odessa, and Alma Riley, of Spokane; Edward’s three sisters, Shirley Kaiser, of Washington; Marilyn Olsen of Oregon; and Betty Berry, of California, and 3 grandchildren.” (Odessa Record: 12-21-2000)

Davis:  Mrs Elizabeth Davis, 86, mother of Mrs B W Holman of Lamona, a resident of Davenport for 24 years, died at her home there Sunday of pneumonia. She was born in Minnesota.  Survivors are three sons, David and Harry Davis, at the home, and Ralph Davis of Moses Lake; four daughters, Mrs William Sautter, Davenport; Mrs B W Holman, Lamona; Mrs Margaret Altmeyer, Spokane; Mrs M J Nelson, Kellogg, ID; a sister, Mrs L J Hall, and a brother, Jacob Sautter, in Minnesota.” (Odessa Record: 2-17-1944)

Davis: James Davis, young farm laborer in the area before and following the war, was buried from a Spokane funeral home on Friday, Dr Walter Bridge officiating, with interment in the Greenwood Cemetery there. During WW II he saw service in the Pacific with the army, and upon his return took a membership in the Odessa post of Veterans of Foreign Wars. During recent months he had lived at Spokane. He had spent considerable time in veterans’ hospitals following his discharge. Davis originally a resident of Ireland, had become acquainted with boys from this region while servinng with the CCC camps, and at their invitation came to the Ruff area, where he obtained employment, and made his home.” (Odessa Record: 11-24-1949)

Davis:  “Word was received last night by Mr and Mrs George Zicha, of the death of Omar Davis at Pocatello, Idaho, on Sunday.  Funeral services were held Wednesday. Mr Davis is a former Odessa resident, and was married to Mr Zicha’s sister, Rose Zicha. No details are known here, other than that Mr Davis had suffered a heart attack about a month ago.” (Odessa Record: 12-01-1949)

Dawson:  “Mr and Mrs Sam Schafer received word Monday of the death of Mr Schafer’s brother-in-law, Roy Dawson, who married the former Miss Mabel Schafer, had spent most of his time during the past year in the veteran’s hospital there. Funeral services were pending, awaiting word from family members.” (Odessa Record: 7-09-1964)

Deeg:  John Deeg, former Odessa resident, recently a resident of American Falls, Idaho, died there about two weeks ago, according to word received here. He had just passed his 48th birthday. He moved to the Odessa region from Russia in 1905, with his parents, farming with them for five years. In 1910 he and his father took up  homesteads in Idaho. He was a member of the democratic central committee in Power County. Survivors include his wife and five children, mother, one brother and three sisters, among whom are Mrs Robert Hoefel, Odessa, and Mrs Katharina Loeffelbein, Olympia.” (Odessa Record: scrapbook item, assume 1932)

Deerheim:  “Funeral services for Fred Deerheim, 88, who died Sunday, May 8, 1994, were held yesterday at the Community Church in Sprague.  He is survived by his wife of 54 years, the former Ruth Gross, of Odessa. Mr Deerheim was born in Lehr, ND.  He and his wife lived in Lind, Connell and Schrag before moving to Sprague in 1959, where they farmed. He went to work for the City of Sprague in 1967 as the water superintendent. He retired in 1972.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Arthur Deerheim, of Loon Lake; one daughter, Linda Stokoe, of Umatilla, OR; one brother, Adam Deerheim, of Spokane, and two grandchildren.” (Odessa Record: 5-12-1994)

Deife:  “Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 22, 1982, from the United Methodist Church at Rockford, WA, for Emil Deife, who passed away May 20, 1982 at Fairfield, WA. Rev David Lura officiated.  Emil Deife was born Dec 19, 1908 at Marlin, WA, the son of William and Louise Deife. He attended Cannawai School near Marlin. Survivors include his wife, Rosella, Rockford, WA; one son, Kenneth, Spokane; two daughters, Mrs Marguerite Rodgers, Colfax, WA; and Mrs Ella Mae Powell, Rockford; ten grandchildren; five brothers, Arthur and John, Odessa; Harold, Albany, OR; Bob, Spokane; and Walter of Medical Lake; three sisters, Mrs Lorene Heimbigner, Ritzville; Mrs Elsie Duff, Walla Walla; and Mrs Ruby Pfeifer, Wilson Creek; several aunts and many nieces and nephews. Interment was in the Fairview Cemetery at Rockford, WA.” (Odessa Record: 5-27-1982)

Deife:Harold Deife, formerly of Marlin and Odessa, died on Wednesday, April 13, 1994, at a hospital in Corvallis, OR.  Mr Deife was a resident of Albany, OR.  He was 79 years old. He was born June 3, 1915, at Marlin, the son of Wilhelm and Louisa Hemmerling Deife. He attended rural schools north of Marlin and high school in Marlin and Odessa. He graduated from Odessa High School in 1932.  He was employed at the famliy farm north of Odessa and at various other farms until 1941, when he entered the armed services. He served in the European theater in WW II, receiving his discharge in 1946. On his return from the service, he locate in Portland, where he met and married Clarise Debus on Sept 4, 1948... He was preceded in death by two brothers, Emil Deife and Henry Deife, and by one sister, Martha Geiselman, of Walla Walla.  He is survived by his wife, Clarice, at the home in Albany; two stepsons, Richy Debus and Peter Debus; 9 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; four brothers, Arhtur Deife and John Deife, both of Odessa; Robert Deife of Odessa and Spokane, and Walter Deife of Spokane; three sisters, Elsie Duff of Wallat Walla, Ruby Pfeifer, of Wilson Creek, and Lorene Heimbigner, of Ritzville, and numerous nieces and nephews. A family memorial service will be held at the home of Richy Debus in Jefferson, OR at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 1.” (Odessa Record: 4-28-1994)

Deife:  Margaret Deife of Seattle, born here July 10, 1891 and raised  on the Deife farms north of Odessa, passed away Jan 10. After receiving her early education here, she entered nurses’ training at St Lukes Hospital, Spokane. Nursing was her lifelong career, the last 25 years before her retirement spent at Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle.  She is survived by a sister, Mrs Fred (Lucy) Weishaar, and by many nieces and nephews. Memorial service will be held tomorrow (Friday, Jan 20) at 11 a.m. in the Horizon House Chapel, the Rev Fluke from University Congregational Church officiating.” (Odessa Record: 1-19-1989)

Deitz:  Jacob Deitz, a native of Odessa, died July 15 at Otis, OR, where he had lived for 15 years. He was 83 years old.  Mr Deitz was born May 21, 1908, in Odessa to Jacob and Julia Deitz. He married Evelyn Rothenberg in 1988 in Lincoln City, OR.  He worked as a truck driver for Swift & Co, meat packers, for 36 years.  He was a member of St Peter the Fisherman Lutheran Church, the Panther Creek community Club and Oceanlake Lodge 1886, BPOE.  Mr Deitz is survived by his wife, Evelyn Deitz, of Otis; a son, Donald and wife Jan, Kasilof, Alaska; two daughters, Barbara and her husband Clarence Childrey, of Springfield, OR, and Delores and her husband Jim James, of Homestead, FL; a brother, Henry Zeitz, of Otis; sisters Lydia Munsley and Dorothy Dodd, of WA State, and Esther Cawley, of Portland; 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Vera Deitz, in 1986. (Submitted by Marie Krieger of Portland.)” (Odessa Record: Aug 1, 1991)

Delebarre:  Rev Arthur Delebarre of Wenatchee, WA, former pastor of the Pilgrim Congregational Church in 1924 and 1925, passed away at a Wenatchee hospital on Monday, Jan 25, 1982. Funeral services will be held Thursday at Wenatchee.” (Odessa Record: 1-28-1982) “Memorial services were held for Rev Arthur Charles Delabarre from the First Presbyterian Church in Wenatchee, WA, on Thursday, Jan 28, 1982. The Rev G Loren Jones and the Rev Lloyd Young officiated at the service. Rev Arthur Charles Delabarre, 85, died in Central Washington Hospital on Monday, Jan 25, 1982. He was born Aug 16, 1896 at New Leipzeig, North Dakota, graduated from Redfield Seminary and was ordained into the ministry in 1923. On June 27, 1923 he was married to Martha Klein. Between 1923 and 1927 Rev Delabarre served Congregational churches in Kansas, Washington and Colorado, including Odessa Pilgrim Congregational Church from 1924 to 1925. In 1937 the family moved to Wenatchee, where they made their home on Fifth Street. In the early 1950’s he returned to the ministry and served churches in Dryden, Walla Walla and Sidney, MT.  After he retirement in 1962, the Delabarres moved to Cheney, where they worked at Eastern Washington University for seven years, returning to Wenatchee in 1970, where they had made their home since then. Survivors include his wife, Martha at the home; two sons, Norman of Wenatchee and Maurice of Haywood, CA; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Entombment services were in the Hillcrest Mausoleum with Jones and Jones Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.” (Odessa Record: 2-11-1982)

Delzer: “Funeral services for Calvin L Delzer, 57, were held in Spokane on Thursday. The Rev Myer W Weness officiated and burial was in Fairmont Memorial Park.  Calvin Delzer was born on a farm north of Odessa in 1907, son of the late Mr and Mrs Ludwig Delzer. He grew to manhood here and farmed in the Odessa area until 1940, when he moved to Nine Mile Falls, where he engaged in poultry farming up to the time he retired on account of poor health in 1960 and moved to a home in Spokane. He died May 3, 1964 in a Seattle hospital, where he had undergone brain surgery four months ago. He  is survived by his wife, Elsie Delzer, at the home; two daughters, Mrs Donalee Lee, Bremerton; and Mrs Joyce Kellison, Spokane; one son, Wayne Delzer of Elk; and 9 grandchildren; three brothers, Richard and Edwin Delzer of Odessa; Herbert Delzer of Spangle, WA; two sisters, Mrs Adeline Luce, Spokane; and Mrs Ruth Schoessler, Grandview, WA.” (Odessa Record: 5-14-1964)

Delzer:  “Edwin C Delzer, an Odessa native and former long-time resident, died Sunday, Aug 7, 1994, in Airway Heights.  Mr Delzer was 90 years old. He had lived in the Spokane area since moving from Odessa after he retired. He was born Dec 8, 1903, the son of Odessa pioneers, Ludwig and Christina Delzer.  He was a partner in the Delzer & Goede Garage in Odessa in the 1930s and 1940s, and later he was employed at Wolf Motor Sales in Odessa for many years. Ed had a fondness for dancing. He rarely missed attendance at Odessa’s Deutschesfest, and he enjoyed dancing, wearing red suspenders, at the Golden Inn Restaurant in Airway Heights. He is survived by his son, Eddie D Delzer, of Airway Heights; three stepsons, Sherman Kosanke, Richard Kosanke and Eugene Kosanke, all of Ritzville, and two sisters, Adeline Luce, of Spokane, and Ruth Schoessler of Moses Lake.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Hilda Delzer, his parents and three brothers, Richard Delzer, Calvin Delzer and Herbert Delzer. As Mr Delzer had requested, no funeral service was held.” (Odessa Record: 8-18-1994)

Delzer:  “L C Delzer received a telegram telling him of the death of his sister-in-law, Mrs Henry Delzer of Leavenworth, who died Friday. Funeral services were set for Tuesday afternoon and Mr Delzer left for Leavenworth on Monday, returning here on Wednesday.” (Odessa Record: 12-06-1945)

Delzer:  unnamed female Delzer. Died: 23 Aug 1916 at Odessa, WA. Birth: 23 Aug 1916, stillborn. Father: Loris Delzer, born Russia; Mother: Christina Janke, born Russia. Burial: not stated.” (Lincoln Co Health Death card)

Derr:  Harold Derr was born south of Odessa to Jacob and Mollie Derr on June 23, 1919. On Nov 24, 1940 he married Viola Ramm. They had two sons, Jon and Richard. On June 16, 1967 he was married to Marie Draper. He was preceded in death by his parents and a younger brother, Ellsworth Derr. Harold died at his home in Odessa on Dec 13, 1982. Burial was not stated. (notes from 12-23-1982 Odessa Record)

Derr:  “Funeral services for Henry Derr, Sr, 68, pioneer of the Odessa area who died last Tuesday at his Ritzville home, were held there Thursday from the Emanuel Lutheran church with the Rev E A Rein officiating. Mr Derr had been ill only a short time. Death was due to pneumonia.  He was born in Russia, Oct 17, 1868, and came to this country at an early age. Besides his widow, Amelia, he is survived by three daughters, Hulda, Martha and Mrs Rudolph Koch, and two sons, Sam and Theodore. Mrs Derr is a sister of Gust Lobe of Odessa.” (Odessa Record: 2-04-1937) 

Derr:  Iorwerth Milton Derr died Jan 5, 1999, in Sun City West, AZ. Burial was in the Veterans Section of Holy Cross Cemetery, with military honors, following the funeral Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Sun City West. He was born Jan 1, 1922, in Odessa, the son of Henry and Katherine (Eckhardt) Derr. He graduated from Odessa High School, worked in CA and joined the US Marines in 1942 and served during WW II in the South Pacific. In 1943 he married Jean O’Brian of Ventura, CA, who survives with 5 children; 2 sisters, Erma Kissler of Ritzville and Ruth Suchland of Odessa; one brother, Arthur Derr, of TN. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Alvon and Howard, and one sister, Carolyn Hemmerling. (notes from Odessa Record: 1-21-1999)

DeSpain:  Frances Melcher DeSpain died Sept 1, 2001 in Cheney. Born in Ruff on Aug 27, 1923, she was the daughter of Jacob and Mollie (Horst) Melcher. She grew up on the family farm southwest of Odessa, attending the Schmidt, Batum and Odessa elementary schools and graduated from Odessa High School in 1943. She married Jerry DeSpain, who preceded her in death in 1967. Interment was at Spokane Memorial Gardens Cemetery. (notes from Odessa Record: 9-20-2001)

Deutsch:  “Funeral services for Adam Deutsch, a former Odessa resident, were held Monday at St Charles Catholic Church in Spokane.  Mr Deutsch died Thursday, March 11, 1993, at his home in Medical Lake. He had suffered a stroke. He was married to Carol Lynn Nappi, of Spokane. He was a custodian at the Odessa Schools during the 1970s. He was born in Speyer, Ukraine, and came to the US from Germany with his family when he was a youth. He served in the US Marine Corps and the Marine Corps Reserves. Besides his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Gretchen, and two sons, Joseph and Matthew, at the home; and two sisters, of Spokane.” (Odessa Record: 3-18-1993)

Devenish:  “Funeral services were held at Spokane on Monday for Carl E Devenish, 66, prominent resident of Edwall since 1903, who died at Spokane Thursday following an operation. Devenish served in the state house of representatives from 1935 through 1941, as representative from the eighth district, Lincoln, Adams and Ferry counties. He was chairman of the roads and bridges committee, and a member of the rules committee. He was a member of the committee which selected the land site for the western state custodial school in 1937. The older boys’ hall at the school is called Devenish hall, in his honor. Survivors are the widow, Mary Devenish, of Edwall; two brothers, Homer S Devenish, of Spokane, and O G Devenish of Calgary, Alta.  A daughter, Helen, who was Mr Devenish’s secretary from 1935 to 1937, died in 1939.” (Odessa Record: 3-24-1949)

Devoe/Duval:  “Mrs Devoe who was hurt last week by a hay rack falling on her died at her home on Friday 17 miles north of town. She had lain for three hours in the snow after being injured before she was found by the family. Drs Connell and Kelly, who attended the patient, think the exposure was largely the cause of her death.” (Odessa Record: Feb 14, 1902) “While milking a cow on a ranch 16 miles from Wilson Creek Tuesday before last, Mrs William Duval was fatally injured by being crushed under a hay rack falling upon her. She died on the following Friday.” (Citizen-Feb 21, 1902)

Dias:  Rose M Reiman Dias died July 21, 2000 in Spokane with the memorial service at Pines Mausoleum, Pines Cemetery, in Spokane Valley. She was born in Idaho, the daughter of Ros and Neva Reiman. She graduated from Odessa High School with the Class of 1959. She was graduated from the U of W and a master of arts degree from Bowling Green University. She is survived by her mother, Neva, of Greenacres; two daughters, Angela and Alianna Dias; brother Michael Reiman of Kennewick; sister Linda McCray of FL. (notes from Odessa Record: 7-27-2000)

Dietz: "Dr William Dietz, 66, Rockford physician, formerly of Odessa, was found dead in his office last Friday night by a patient. Reports to the sheriff indicated it was from a heart attack or a stroke of apoplexy. Funeral services were held of Wednesday from Spokane, Dr H A Van Winkle officiating, with interment in Greenwood Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Dora, of Latah, WA, and a daughter, Bernice, of Washington, DC." (Odessa Record: 10-21-1943)

Dillon:  “Funeral services for James Dillon, 88 year old pioneer, were held at Spokane this week. Mr Dillon, Washington stockman and farmer since 1884, died Thursday at the Deaconess hospital, after a long illness. He first settled at Ritzville, where he was in the stock business for several years, later becoming a wheat rancher at Odessa. He had been a Spokane resident the last 10 years.  Surviving are one son, Grant A Dillon of Spokane; one daughter, Miss Ruby L Dillon of Bellingham, WA; one sister, Mrs Nora Bovee, of Tacoma; one brother, Irvin, Tacoma; 10 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.” (Odessa Record: 9-27-1945)

Dirks:  Katherine Trupp Dirks of Moses Lake, born to Henry and Anna Trupp July 22, 1904 in rural Adams County near Odessa, passed away Saturday, May 19, (1990) at the Okanogan-Douglas County Hospital in Brewster.  Attending classes in a one-room schoolhouse at Moody, she was married to William Dirks in Jan 1923 in the Ruff Mennonite Church. They moved to Neppel in 1930, where he worked in the grocery business.  Then, in 1938, the community was incorporated as Moses Lake, and six of the family’s seven children graduated from  Moses Lake High School. In 1973, the couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Later the same year, Mr Dirks passed away. Mrs Dirks, a member of the Menno Mennonite Church, is survived by two sons, Waldo Dirks of Quincy and Leonard Dirks of Okanogan; by two daughters, Melinda Fode of Moses Lake and Shirley Routh of Seattle; and by 21 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.  In addition to her husband, others preceding her in death were two sons, Elwood Dirks and Clyde Dirks; a daughter, Marge Rohwedder; two brothers, Adolph Trupp and Henry Trupp, Jr; and a sister, Edna.  Graveside services were held Thursday, May 24, at Pioneer Memorial Gardens, with Lee Lever of the Menno Mennonite Church officiating. Arrangements were by Kayser’s Chapel of Memories of Moses Lake.” (Odessa Record: 5-31-1990) 

Doak:  James D Doak, 81, a longtime educator and school administrator, who was supt. of schools in Odessa from 1946 to 1950, died May 26, 1991. He was born Sept 14, 1909, in Spokane, the son of John and Jean Doak. He married Gwendolyn Carrell in 1942. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Yakima. (notes from Odessa Record: 6-06-1991)

Dobson:  Effie Brunhilda Hashagen Dobson obit date 8-16-1912, Odessa Record, d. CA, buried Medical Lake.

Dobson:  “A memorial service for Leon Claude Dobson, a native of Odessa and a former resident, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb 27, at the Unity Church of Truth, in Spokane. Mr Dobson, who was 76 years old, died Saturday, Feb 18, 1995, in Reno, NV. He was a graduate of Odessa High School and a US Navy veteran of WW II. He operated a meat market in Odessa for many years and later was owner of A & K Meats in Spokane. He was a member of Spokane Elks Lodge #228, Moose Lodge #161, the Brotherhood of Friends, South Hill Senior Center and the Senior Environmental Corporation. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy L Dobson, of Spokane; two sons, Terrance Dobson, of Boise, ID, and Dennis Dobson, of Spokane; a daughter, Claudia Warwick, of Moscow, ID; 5 grandchildren; a sister, Florence Pavliski, of Odessa; a half sister, Claudine West, of Moses Lake, and several nieces and nephews.” (Odessa Record: undated scrapbook)

Dobson:  “Word was received during the week end from San Francisco announcing the death of Wilbert Dobson, who for 20 years ran the water plant at Harrington. His daughter, Mrs Grace Kloster, Harrington, is in California attending the funeral services, while her brother, Arthur Dobson, is located in San Francisco. Wilbert Dobson, 76, was the oldest of four Dobson brothers, each associated with the Big Bend area. Others include Oliver, now of Los Angeles, C C Dobson, Odessa, and George Dobson, now of Greenacres.” (Odessa Record: 8-29-1946)

Doering:  Christian C Doering, 62, Kennewick, former Odessa resident, was found dead about noon Monday at the rear of a business building there. He had been working on the roof of the building and had been seen in the area of his work on Sunday. His body was later discovered in an excavation near the scene of his work. An examination indicated that he had been dead for some hours. Officers believed death was due to heart failure and exposure and no inquest was held. In addition to surviving members of his own family, he is survived by two brothers, John, Odessa, and Sol, Hillyard; three sisters, Mrs John Schultz, Quincy; Mrs Henry Melcher, Portland; and Mrs Amanda Martin, Beckley, WV. Members of the immediate Doering family include the widow; the former Miss Sophia Raugust of Odessa; two sons, Paul, at Kennewick; and Glen, in Arizona; two daughters, Mrs Linda Ottmar, Harrington; and Bertha, Pasco, recently married, but whose married name was not obtained at this writing. There are four grandchildren.” (Odessa Record: 19 Dec 1946)

Doering:  “Funeral services are being held at Spokane this afternoon for Ludwig Doering, 65, for 46 years a resident of the Big Bend area. Burial is in Riverside Park Cemetery. The Rev L Meyer officiated. Born in SD, Mr Doering came to Ritzville in 1900, a youth of 20. The following year, after he became of legal age, he homesteaded near Odessa, and in 1902 was married to Daisy Reiman. He continued his residence in the Odessa area for 28 years. He moved with his family to Rocklyn in 1929, where he farmed for 12 years, moving to Reardan in 1941 to retire, living there until his death. On the evening of his death, seemingly in good health, he and Mrs Doering had visitors and after their departure had retired. He left his bed to get a heating pad for his wife, and shortly after returning there death claimed him.  Survivors include his widow, Daisy, three children, Mrs Harold Ytreede, Spokane; Raymond Doering, on the Rocklyn ranch; Herbert Doering, Spokane, and 4 grandchildren. Other survivors include three brothers, John, Odessa; Chris C, Kennewick; and Sol, Hillyard; three sisters, Mrs John Schultz, Quincy;  Mrs Henry Melcher, Portland; Mrs Amanda Martin, Beckley, WV.” (Odessa Record: 9-26-1946)

Doering:  “Funeral services were held at Spokane on Wednesday for Solomon Doering, former Odessa resident. The Rev Herman L Rollert officiated and burial was in Fairmount Memorial Park. Doering came to the Odessa area in 1901. He was a brother of Lou Doering who farmed the present Harold Gies ranch. In 1930 he married Miss Sadie Galt, who was the bookkeeper at the Odessa Trading Company.  At Spokane he was a member of the Hillyard Methodist Church, and Mt Spokane Lodge, Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of America. He had lived there 21 years. Survivors include his wife, Sadie, at the home; six children, Mrs Fred (Donna) Broyles, Rosalia; Darrel Doering, Seattle; Chris J Doering, Spokane; Larry Doering, at the home; Marion Doering, Spokane, and Bruce Doering, Seattle; 12 grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs Alma Martin, South Charleston, VA.”  (Odessa Record: 2-27-1964) 

Doering:  Theresa Daisy Doering of Reardan passed away June 28. Funeral services were held Friday, July 2, at 3 p.m. from the Oliver Chapel at Hazen & Jaeger, Spokane. Burial was at the Riverside Memorial Park.  The Rev  V T Speece, pastor of the United Evangelical Brethren Church, of which Mrs Doering was a member, officiated at the last services. Pallbearers were nephews of the deceased, Paul Schultz, Walter Schultz, Paul Doering, Frank Sellars, Joe Lilje and Bud Raugust, and her neighbor, Leonard King. Soloist was Gary Anderberg.  Mrs Doering was born on Dec 20, 1881 in Parkston, SD.  She came to Odessa as a young woman on Oct 10, 1901. In July of 1902 she was married to Ludwig Doering, who died in 1946. They farmed southwest of Odessa for 25 years.  She has made her home in Reardan for the past 23 years where she was known by all for the lovely flowers she grew and loved. She passed away at the age of 83, still living in her home as she wished to be.  Survivors include one daughter, Mrs Harold (Esther) Ytreeide, Spokane; two sons, Herbert and Raymond of Moses Lake; 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Five sisters also survive: Mrs Bertha Gering, Monroe, WA; Mrs Dena Leimann of Oakland, CA; Mrs Mary Sager of Burley, ID; Mrs Margaret Raugust, Odessa; and Mrs Katherine Raugust, Davenport. Four surviving brothers are August Reimann, Boise, Adolph and Henry Reimann, Caldwell, ID, and Paul Reimann, Ritzville.” (Odessa Record: 7-08-1965) 

Doggett:  “The body of a fisherman missing at Coffee Pot Lake since May 17 has been recovered, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Dept stated this week.  The search for Bruce K Doggett, 59, of Calgary, Alta., began after his 14-foot aluminum boat was observed circling in the lake without any occupants. Sheriff’s deputies aided by the Spokane County Sheriff’s Dept’s dive team had continued to canvass the lake for several days without finding any trace of the body. The attendant at the Bur. of Land Management’s public land bordering the lake later discovered the body within a short distance of where Doggett had launched his boat. Sheriff’s deputies were notified and made the recovery. The body was sent to Holy Family Hospital in Spokane for an autopsy. Doggett came regularly to Coffee Pot Lake to fly-fish. Relatives from Moscow, ID, often accompanied him. The family members were present at Coffee Pot Lake when the recovery was made.” (Odessa Record: 7-26-2001) 

Dollarhide:  “Mr and Mrs F B Totusek received a telephone call this morning form Lewiston, telling of the death of their grandson, Michael Larry Dollarhide, age 4 ½ months, of pneumonia. Funeral services will be at Lewiston at 2 o’clock, Saturday. Survivors include the child’s parents, Mr and Mrs Robert Dollarhide, and one brother, Robert Allen Dollarhide, the paternal grandparents, Mr and Mrs Frank Dollarhide, Elk River, Idaho; and the maternal grandparents, Mr and Mrs F B Totusek.” (Odessa Record: 10-10-1946)

Dooley:  Dan Allan Dooley, of Forest Grove, OR, died at his home there Sept 21. He was 41 years old. He had suffered from a rare muscle disease. His mother and step-father, Joyce and Richard Gard, are residents of Odessa.  Mr Dooley was born June 22, 1953, in Everett. He graduated from high school in Gresham, OR. Besides his mother and step-father, he is survived by his wife, Karen, daughter Heather A, and son Jonathan A, all of Forest Grove; sister, Rosemary Losh, of Boise, Idaho; and grandmother and step-grandmother, Anne and Berlin Lampe, of Sacramento. Funeral services were held in Forest Grove. (taken from Odessa Record: 10-27-1994)

Dooley:  Esther B Dooley, daughter of Adam and Katherine Bartalamay, was born Aug 10, 1914 in Odessa and died July 29, 1990 in Olympia. She graduated from Odessa High School and St Luke School of Nursing. She was married to Loyd R Dooley in July 1955 and he survives at the family home. She is also survived by two brothers, Emanuel and Ben Bartalamay. Burial was at Olympic Memorial Gardens. (notes from Odessa Record: 8-16-1990)

Dormaier:  “Relatives here have been notified of the death of Martin Dormaier, of Olympia, former resident of the Ruff area. His nephew, Adolph Weis, and niece, Mrs Henry Hoefner of Cashmere, left on Monday to attend the funeral.” (Odessa Record: 21 Jan 1943)

Dormaier:  Phillip Dormaier, 85, who left here about 19 years ago to live at Dryden, died there Sunday and funeral services were held at Quincy on Wednesday. Mr Dormaier, who was born in a German province in Europe, came to America as a 12-year-old boy. He had been in relatively good health until early in May, when he went to Portland, to attend the funeral of a daughter, Mrs Mary Eslinger. Returning he seemed ill, and a few days later went with Mrs Dormaier to Yakima for a visit, where he was taken seriously ill and placed in a hospital. Death followed. Survivors include his widow; 7 daughters, Mrs Rose Sanders, Portland; Mrs Carolina Kuch, Odessa; Mrs Sophia Lentz, Marlin; Mrs Amelia Rennick, Warden; Miss Paulina Dormaier, Portland; Mrs Phyllis Emmett, Portland; and Mrs Alvina Sanders, Dryden; 5 sons, Calvin of Quincy; Barney, Cashmere; Solomon, Dryden; Benjamin, Dryden; and Albert, Bremerton. Mr and Mrs W G Kuch and Mr and Mrs Nat Lentz were at Quincy to attend the funeral.” (Odessa Record: 3 June 1948)

Douglas:  William F Douglas, long-time sheep man and farmer south of Marlin, died at Soap Lake on Dec 25. he was buried at Colville following funeral services held there Wednesday, Dec 29, at a funeral chapel. Mr Douglas had had his pickup hit from behind and shoved off the highway west of Odessa, about one month ago. He was born June 7, 1900 at Wilson Creek. He was a member of the United Church of Christ. Survivors include two sisters, Margaret McCanna of Addy, WA, and Mrs Dorothy Menarey of Albany, Oregon; and four brothers, Jack E Douglas, LaHabra, CA; Harold of Spokane; Ned H of Greenacres; and Charles P of Colville.” (Odessa Record: 1-06-1972)

Droz:  Daniel V Droz died in Spokane on June 8, 1983. He was born and raised in Colville, WA, graduated WSU in 1947. He was in the US Navy 11 years, serving in WW II and the Korean Conflict. He was survived by his wife, Ruth, 3 sons, mother, sister and a brother.  (burial not stated; notes from Odessa Record: 6-23-1983)

Dugger:  Robert C Dugger of Colfax, born Sept 7, 1926 in Ritzville, passed away March 27 in Spokane... Preceded in death by his father, Clarence Dugger (d. May 14, 1928, buried Ritzville) and by a brother, Sammy, Mr Dugger is survived by his wife, Ruth, at home, by a son, Randy Dugger of Colfax; by his parents, Sam and Anna Homberg of Odessa; by a brother, Lamar Homberg of Odessa; and by two sisters, Patricia Kissler of Odessa and Judith Schmidt of Spokane... Interment followed at the Colfax Cemetery...” (Odessa Record: 4-09-1987) 

Dunsmoor:  Steve J Dunsmoor died Oct 1, 1983 in Spokane following a motorcycle accident. He was born Sept 13, 1951, son of Mr and Mrs Jack Dunsmoor. He attended school in Odessa for 6 ½ years and graduated from  Shadle Park High School in Spokane. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery in Spokane. (notes from Odessa Record: 10-13-1983)

Duval (see Devoe)

Dye:  “Funeral services were held for Hilda J Dye, Ruby, WA, formerly of Odessa and Spokane, on Friday, Jan 24 at 1 p.m. from the chapel of the Sherman Funeral Home, Newport, WA, Rev Charles Pobanz officiating. Graveside services were held at Spokane at 3:30 p.m. at Spokane Memorial Gardens.  Hilda is survived by one daughter, Mrs Phyllis Laabs, Seattle, WA; one son, Weldon Weber, Stanton, CA; 3 sisters, Mary Weitzel, Newburg, OR; Emma Lane, Creston, WA; and Louise Hemmerling, Odessa; 2 brothers, Fred Weishaar, Odessa; and Louie Weishaar, Anchorage, AK; 7 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Those attending the services from Odessa were Mr and Mrs Fred Weishaar, Mr and Mrs Maurice Weishaar, Mr and Mrs Emanuel Hemmerling, and Robert Hemmerling.” (Odessa Record: 1-30-1969)


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