Submitted by Marge Womach 


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Gaffany, Mildred,  2-14-1991

“Former Davenport resident Mildred Gaffany of Loomis, WA , passed away Feb 4, 1991 at the Tonasket Hospital. She was 79.  Mrs. Gaffany was born and reared in Illinois. She later moved to Montana , where she married and raised two daughters. Her husband, Russel…” (Excerpt of Davenport Times:  2-14-1991; incomplete copy)


Garber, Glen A.,   2-11-1999

“Glen A Garber of Reardan passed away in Mesa, AZ on Feb 7, 1999. He was 81. He graduated from Reardan High School in 1936.  Glen was a member of the Reardan Presbyterian Church, Spring Creek Grange, and the Cenex Co-op Board for 18 years. He was also involved in the Washington Association of Wheat Growers, the Lincoln County Cattlemen’s Association, the Lincoln County Fair Board, the BOF Club and the Athletic Round Table.  He is survived by his wife, Florence (McEachran) Garber; one son, Steven Garber of Seattle; two daughters, Linda Nihoul of Spokane; and Nancy William of Corvallis, OR; brothers, Harry Garber of Reardan and Carl Garber of Seattle; one sister, Marie Wyborney of Bellevue; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held this Saturday at 2 p.m. at Reardan Presbyterian Church, with Pastor Mark Klohe officiating. Cremation is preceding the service.” (Davenport Times:  2-11-1999)


Germont, Edna L.,  d. 2-07-1995

“A memorial service was held Feb 16 at Foothills Community Church in Spokane for former Davenport resident Edna L. Germont, who died Feb 12, 1995. She was 81.  Born in Davenport on March 29, 1913, to Eustace and Maggie Mansfield, she graduated from Davenport High School in 1933.  She is survived by one daughter, Bonnie, in Spokane; one brother, Glen Mansfield, of Lynnwood ; and several nieces and nephews, including Lois Sautter of Davenport. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank.” (Davenport Times:  2-23-1995)


Gilbert, Iva,  May 1973

“Funeral services were held Tuesday in Spokane for Iva Gilbert of Sacramento, CA. She is survived by one son, Walter Gilbert, and two daughters, Bernice Jerome and Arlene Fiskness of California. She was a sister-in-law of Chester Gilbert, Harrington. Mrs. Gilbert died in Sacramento , but services were held in Spokane where her husband and son are buried.” (Davenport Times: May 1973) 


Gimlin, Mary Ellen, 7-09-1970

“Mr and Mrs Lawrence Peterson, Janice, Nancy, and Jim attended funeral services in Lewiston for Mary Ellen Gimlin, Mrs Peterson’s niece.  Mary Ellen passed away suddenly Thursday at a Spokane hospital. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kendry Gimlin and was attending Kinman Business University in Spokane .” (Davenport Times: 7-09-1970)


Gochnauer, Kenneth,  9-06-1984

“Kenneth A Gochnauer, 18, of Davenport died in a motor vehicle accident Sunday, Sept 2, 1984 at Priest Lake, Idaho.  Gochnauer, a 1984 Davenport High School graduate, was also a member of Davenport’s Gorilla Football Team.  He was born April 8, 1966 in Amarillo, TX.  He is survived by his parents, John and Judy Gochnauer at their home in Davenport; three sisters, Lynne Guhlke of Davenport, Melody and Cindy Gochnauer at the home; two nieces, Kasi and Carey, both of Davenport; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Hal Whitaker of Grand Coulee, Mrs. Florence Gochnauer of Amarillo, TX.  Memorial services were held yesterday at 3 p.m. at the chapel of the Strate Funeral Home. Rev Rod Tinnel officiated the service.” (Davenport Times:  9-06-1984)  (Details of the accident are in same issue, front page. Gochnauer was a passenger on a motorcycle, which attempted to pass a car on a curve before seeing the on-coming vehicle. Gochnauer was pronounced dead at the scene, on Cavanaugh Bay Road near Priest Lake, Idaho around 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept 2, 1984.) 


Golden, Peter J.,  4-05-1984

“The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Father Timothy O’Donovan at St Cathrines Catholic Church on March 28 at Priest River, Idaho for Peter John Golden, 81.  Mrs. John Carstens provided beautiful organ music. Kathleen Carstens read the Irish Blessing of Light, and John Carstens read the Irish Blessing.  Attending the Mass were Mrs. Peter J. Golden, Mrs. Robert Y Carstens, Kathleen Carstens from Atlanta, Mr. and Mrs. John A. Carstens, Peter and Joseph. Mr. Golden had 7 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.” (Davenport Times: 4-05-1984) 


Graham, Gene L.,  12-24-1998

“Gene L Graham passed away Dec 9, 1998. He was 76.  Born in Bluestem, Gene went on to serve in the US Coast Guard during WW II. He then graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s in Business. He retired from Kent School District as director of finance and was a resident of Des Moines, WA, for 23 years. He is remembered for his charitable heart and compassion.  Mr. Graham is survived by his wife of 51 years, Elaine;  one son, Richard Graham of Tumwater; two daughters, Mindy Schamberg of Federal Way, and Nancy and husband Pat Wilson of Auburn; four grandchildren, Chuck Graham, Leslie Schamberg, and Justin and Sean Wilson; one sister, Zelma Purcell; and three brothers, Darrell, C. K .‘Bob’, and Roy Graham. Funeral services were earlier this month in the Seattle area.” (Davenport Times:  12-24-1998) 


Green, Jeanne M.,  4-04-1985

“Funeral services for Jeanne M. Green, 73, of Davenport start at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, April 5 at the Davenport Presbyterian Church. She died last Sunday, March 31, 1985.  Mrs. Green was born April 8, 1911, in Oroville to A Parker Murray and the former Adelaide McClure, as one of three daughters. After graduation from Washington State University, she married John F Green on Jan 27, 1934 in Pullman. The couple lived in Spokane from 1934 to 1939, at which time they moved to Davenport, where John worked in real estate. Farm loans and insurance. Mrs. Green taught piano lessons for many years here.  She was a member of Davenport Presbyterian Church for 41 years, serving as organist for 30 years, Sunday School superintendent for several years. She served as a member of the Spokane Music Teachers Association, on the board of the Spokane Music Festival, and as chairman of the Festival’s string division for many years. Other involvements include membership with the Spokane College Women’s Association, the Spokane Symphony Association and with several bridge clubs in Davenport. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Bee Zee of Spokane; her daughter and son-in-law, Marion and Charles Nieman of Carney’s Point, NJ; her sister, Olive Munroe, of Portland, OR; three grandchildren, Eric Green of Seattle, Christy Green of Dallas, TX, and David Nieman of Carney’s Point; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.  Rev Jeff Callender of the Davenport Presbyterian Church, with Sarah Jane Johnson as organist and Dixie Guhlke as soloist, lead the funeral services tomorrow.” (Davenport Times:  4-04-1985) 


Griffin, Emma Reinbold,  1983  "Emma Reinbold Griffin former Davenport resident, died Dec 7, (1983), at her Seattle apartment.  She is survived by one daughter, Phyllis Goodwin of Edmonds, Wash.; three grandsons; six great grandchildren; one brother, William C. Reinbold; two sisters, Mary Thompson and Anna Reinbold, all of Davenport. She was preceded in death by a son Dewey Griffin in 1981. Funeral was held Dec 10, with burial following in a Seattle cemetery.” (Davenport Times: 12-29-1983)


Grob, Walter G.,   2-22-1973

“Services were held last week for Walter G. Grob, who died in Spokane.  A member of Acacia Lodge No 58 F & AM, Davenport; the Scottish Rite Bodies, El Katif Shrine, Audubon Park United Methodist Church and Knights of Pythias No 28, he is survived by his wife, Leta, at their Spokane home; two sisters—Esther Koch, Spokane, and Naomi Kruger, Davenport; one son, Gerald of Spokane; a brother, Carl, Spokane; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.” (Davenport Times: 2-22-1973) 


Guhlke, Delton,   7-16-1998

“Delton was a man who persevered even before he had MS, Crayton Guhlke said, recalling Delton Guhlke, 76, who died July 9, 1998 at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane …. Born in Ritzville on June 11, 1922, during the Depression, Delton Guhlke often told his kids about what it was like growing up during those times… In 1946, his sister Ruth introduced Delton to a friend of hers, Mildred (Millie) May, who attended the same nursing school that Ruth was attending in Spokane . In 1948, Delton and Millie were married and made their home south of Davenport. IN 1956, Delton was diagnosed with MS and had to make major adjustments in his life. After Delton and Millie moved to Davenport in 1991, he could often be seen riding around town in his electric wheelchair. He admitted disappointment to his family when he did not find people home to visit. IN 1994, he moved to the Lincoln Nursing Home, where Millie was able to visit him often. He especially looked forward to visits from his grandchildren. He also made many new friends at the nursing home. Besides the staff at Lincoln Nursing Home, Delton will be missed by family members who survived him, including his loving wife of 49 years, Millie, of Davenport; his sister, Ruth and her husband Bud of Copalis, WA; his sister Joanne Heimbigner and her husband Jack of Spokane; his daughter Constance and her husband Steve of Seattle; his son William (Bill) D. Guhlke and his wife Marlena of Davenport; his son Craig and his wife Joanna of Yakima; his son Alex and his wife Brenda of Davenport; and his seven grandchildren, Shelly, Kristy, and Tommy Guhlke, Matthew and Daniel Guhlke, and Anne and Sarah Guhlke. He was preceded in death by his sister Marilyn Boleneus in 1987. A memorial service took place at Strate Funeral Home in Davenport on July 13, 1998.” (Davenport Times: 7-16-1998) 


Guhlke, Paul,   3-09-1972

“Paul Guhlke, Portland, OR, passed away Feb 13, 1972. He was the eldest child of Mr. and Mrs. Wilhelm Guhlke, pioneers of the Egypt and Davenport area.  Guhlke was born Jan 20, 1893, in Norfolk, NE, and passed away in a nursing home in Tigard, OR. He is survived by his daughter Anntoinette Sperle and his only grandchild, Scot Carlson. Survivors in the Davenport area include his brothers, William, Henry and Carl Guhlke and his sister, Martha Wolfrum. One  brother, Ernest of Opportunity and sister Elsie Mrachek of Wenatchee also survive him. He was preceded in death by his brother Herbert of Davenport. His wife Corrine passed away early in 1971. There are many surviving nieces and nephews.  As a youth Paul attended school in Egypt and after completing his first eight years there he attended Cheney Normal School (now EWSC). He then taught school near Asotin for two years.  After attending business school in Spokane, he went to Portland to work as an accountant. He owned and operated his own accounting firm in Portland until a few months before his death.: (Davenport Times: 3-09-1972)


Gullings, Larry (Pastor):  (1937-1997);  “Larry Gullings, a former Davenport Trinity Bible Fellowship Church pastor, died Nov 15 at his home in Loomis. He was 60.  He was born on March 1, 1937 in Missoula, MT, and when he was seven days old, he was adopted by Laurence and Lola Gullings. He grew up in Polson and Kalispell, MT, graduating from Kalispell High School in 1955.  ON June 30, 1956, he married Sandra Gaffaney in Kalispell and the next years were spent in Baker, OR, selling mobile homes. They then moved to Colville, where Mr. Gullings contracted timber trimming.  After accepting the Lord in 1975, the Gullingses sold their home and attended the Inland Empire School of the Bible. Mr. Gullings pastored at the Trinity Bible Fellowship Church in Davenport for seven years. He and his wife then moved to Loomis, where he continued to pastor for the Loomis Community Church.  Survivors include his wife Sandy at the home in Loomis, two daughters, Teresa Goebel of Wenatchee, and Tammy Tucker of Rapid City, SD; one sister, Nancy Pack of Egypt; and two grandchildren.  Mr. Gullings was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother.  Funeral service was held Wednesday this week at the Loomis Community Church, with Phil Farr, Ray Anderson and Earl Dannen officiating. Interment was at Loomis Mountain View Cemetery.” (Davenport Times:  11-20-1997)


Haase, Maida K.,  2-02-1984

“Haase Dies. Word has been received here that Maida K. Haase, 64, from Wenatchee passed away recently after an extended illness. Born Maida Kelly in March 1919, at Odessa, she attended and graduated from Reardan High School.  Following her graduation, she worked at Lakeland Village. She later moved to Nevada and then Montana.  Mrs. Haase moved to Seattle, living there and in Tacoma for about 10 years before moving to Spokane, where she married Everett Schoonover in 1957.  Mr. Schoonover passed away in 1968. She then moved to Wenatchee where she married Leo Haase in 1969 and had since been living until her death. Survivors include her husband at their home, one son, Jeffrey Schoonover of East Wenatchee, three daughters, Robert Forest of Seattle, Cynthia Anderson and Penny Schoonover, both of Wenatchee; as well as one granddaughter. Mrs. Haase was preceded in death by one sister.” (Reardan Ramblings in Davenport Times: 2-02-1984) 


Hale, Robert F.,  7-19-1990

“Memorial services for Robert F. (Pepsie) Hale were held July 13, 1990 in Wilbur. Mr. Hale died July 10, 1990 in Grand Coulee after a lengthy illness at Coulee Community Hospital. Born March 24, 1924 in Ione, Mr. .Hale lived most of his life in the Wilbur-Creston area and worked several years at the Signal Service Station in Wilbur. After leaving the service station business, he worked as a millwright at various sawmills until he was disabled at the age of 44. He remained in Wilbur until May of 1989 when he moved to Electric City.  He was preceded in death by his father, Luke Hale.  Survivors include his mother, Hazel Hale of Electric City; a son, Fred Hale of Davenport; a daughter, Diana Miller of Electric City; one step-son, Stan Cass of Vancouver; a sister, Betty Halsey of Electric City; four grandchildren, Andrea and Wade Hale of Davenport and Jason and Justin Miller of Electric City; a nephew, Tim Halsey of Spokane; and his wife, Thelma Hale, of Wilbur. Pastor Steve McLachlan of Trinity Bible Fellowship officiated at the services. Strate Funeral Home was in charge.” (Davenport Times: 7-19-1990)


Halverson, Arthur,  4-11-1985

“Funeral services for Arthur Halverson were held last Monday morning in Spokane. He was born in Espanola and farmed the family wheat and cattle ranch there until 1975, when he moved to Spokane. He was a Charter member and master of Waukon Grange, a member of the Spokane County Cattlemen’s Association and a member of the county and state Wheat Growers Associations. Mr. Halverson was named ‘Spokane County Conservation Farmer of the Year’ in 1962 and was Soil Conservation Service Supervisor for southern Spokane County    for years. Rev Phillip Falk officiated at Art Halverson’s funeral last Monday. Pall bearers included Norman Anderson, Murray Cederblom, Irvin Sobek, Gene Strauss, Keith Cederblom, and Jack Cogswell. Becky Strite was vocalist and Michael Wagner was organist. Interment followed at Spokane Memorial Gardens.” (Davenport Times: 4-11-1985) 


Halverson, M Esther,  10-22-1992

“Mary Esther Halverson, daughter of Mondovi pioneers, passed away Oct 10, 1992. She was born Dec 31, 1911, to John and Mary Williams—pioneer residents of the Mondovi community. She was the oldest of seven children.  She attended Windy Hill School and graduated from Reardan High school in 1929.  She married Arthur Halverson Jan 16, 1933, in Spokane. Together, Art and Esther farmed the land, on the homestead where Art was born, for 40 years. They were conservation Farmers of the Year in 1964.  Mrs. Halverson was a member of the Presbyterian church in Reardan, Waukon Grange and Spokane County Cowbelles.  She also served as state president of the Soil and Water Conservation Auxiliary. The Halversons retired in 1975 and moved to the Spokane Valley. Art passed away in 1985.  Mrs. Halverson also was preceded in death by a sister, Marie Holderby, and three brothers, Ralph Williams, Harold Williams and Howard Williams.  She is survived by two daughters and their husbands, Joy and Roy Anyan, and Carol and Dwayne Paul; five grandchildren and their spouses: Steve Anyan, Debbie and Irv Groh, Greg and Cindy Paul, Stacey and Paul Lesser, and Lynn and Nick Scharff; 5 great grandchildren, Tricia, Brad, Shannon, Kyle and Ty; one sister, Ruth Funnell of Spokane; and one brother, Earl Williams of Reardan.” (Davenport Times: 10-22-1992) 


Hamm , Larry C.,   8-25-1977

“Auto accidents in this area last weekend caused the death of one Spokane man and serious burns to five persons from Canada.  Larry C. Hamm, 26, Spokane died when the bus in which he was riding left the highway 15 miles west of Davenport Saturday morning. The bus was taking four members of a band from an engagement in Nespelem, according to State Patrolman R. R. Snyder. Snyder said the bus left the roadway, sideswiped a rock embankment and re-entered the roadway where it stopped.  The two other passengers and driver, all of Spokane , were treated for minor bruises and cuts…”  (Excerpt Davenport Times:  8-25-1977; deleted herein, the other accidents)


Harmanes, Richard,  4-27-1972

“Funeral services for Richard R .Harmanes were held Friday in Spokane.  Harmanes, who was living in Spokane at the time of his death, used to work in the Egypt area and made his home with __ Freeman, who then lived in Edwall.” (Davenport Times:  4-27-1972; omission due to binding) 


Hart, Steven ‘Tolie’,  8-03-1995

“Steven ‘Tolie’ Hart, the beloved son of Steven and Judith Hart of Davenport, went home to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on July 31, 1995. Steven, 7, was born Feb 9, 1988, in Arlington. He and his family moved to Davenport about a year ago. Besides his parents, he leaves at home his brothers Tim, Travis and Tommy; grandparents Alvin and Darlene West of Davenport, and Franklin B. Hart of Everett; his best friend Jeffrey Bilek of Stanwood; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.  Graveside service was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug 2, at Evergreen Cemetery in Everett, with Pastor Stephen Brown officiating.  Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. this Saturday, Aug 5, at the Memorial Hall in Davenport, with Pastor Pat Hogan officiating.” (Davenport Times: 8-03-1995)


Heaphy, Wendell W.,  10-19-2000

Centralia , WA.—Funeral service for Wendell W. Heaphy, 82, a native of Wilbur and a former Davenport resident, was held Monday, Oct 16, at Newell-Hoerling’s Mortuary Chapel in Centralia. Interment was at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Chehalis. Mr. Heaphy died Oct 11 at Providence Centralia Hospital. Born Aug 25, 1918, in Wilbur to Leonard and Sylvia Heaphy, he was a Wilbur High School graduate and lived and worked in Spokane until enlistment in the US Army Air Force in June 1941. After returning to civilian life, he worked in the lumber industry, mostly in the redwood mills in northern CA…. He leaves his wife of 33 years, Patricia; two daughters, Wanda Walker and Rebecca Richards; a son, Doug Heaphy; two stepsons, Tom Ogle and Steven Cooper; a step-daughter, Susan Strong; three grandchildren and three step-grandchildren; two sisters, Leona Ricks and Helen Peterson; and numerous nieces and nephews.” ( Davenport Times: 10-19-2000 excerpt)


Hein, Kathryn M.,  4-18-1974

“Services were held Friday in Ritzville for Kathryn M Hein, who died in Davenport April 8, 1974.  Pall bearers included Howard Manke, Tom Manke, Ray Norby, Joel Hein, Randy Norby and Darrell Evans. Burial followed in the Ritzville Lutheran Cemetery. Mrs. Hein, a long-time resident of Harrington, had come to the US from Russia, where she was born in 1896.  Survivors include four children—Virgil Hein, Mohler, Francis Manke, Harrington, Florence Norby, Kalispell, MT, and Virginia Wheeler, Seattle; 10 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren and three brothers—Emmanuel Becker, Odessa; Fred Becker, Harrington and Henry Becker, Ritzville. Two sisters, Mrs. Ruben Derr and Mrs. Walter Riel, live in Ritzville.” (Davenport Times:  4-18-1974) 


Heindl, Neva,  12-05-1985

“Funeral services for Neva Heindl, 66, a former Edwall resident, took place on Wednesday of last week, Nov 27 at the United Methodist Church in Livingston, CA. Mrs. Heindl died on Sunday, Nov 24, 1985 in a Merced hospital.  Pastor Steve Herzburg of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Livingston, CA officiated the service , followed by cremation and a scattering of the ashes in Laie Bay, of Laie, Hawaii.  Mrs. Heindl was born April 20, 1919 in Windham, MT. She worked as an accountant for 30 years. A resident of Edwall, WA in the 1960s, she provided accounting services for local businesses, including the Reardan Grange Store and Cederbolms Automotive. She also served as the office manager of the Polynesian Culture Center in Laie, Hawaii for several years and worked for the Joseph Gallo ranches in the Livingston, CA area for the past years. She also remained active in the United Methodist Church and Project Cherish, both in Livingston, CA. Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Heindl of Livingston, CA; a son, Terry L Heindl of Pullman, WA; a daughter, Karen Fredericks of Walla Walla, WA; two brothers, Ray Honsinger and Jack Honsinger of Michigan; a sister, Norma Adams of Michigan; and 6 grandchildren.”  (Davenport Times:  12-05-1985) 


Heitman, Harvey,  12-03-1981

“Memorial services for long-time Davenport resident Harvey Heitman were held on Friday, Nov 13 at the Davenport-Edwall United Methodist Church. Heitman, 70, died here on Nov 10.  He was born in Huffton, SD, on April 25, 1911. He moved here in 1950 from Aberdeen , SD, with his wife, Louise, whom he married in South Dakota in 1937.  He worked as a mechanic and parts man in Davenport for several years before taking a job at Western Auto here in 1971. He had retired from that job. A member of the Davenport Methodist church, he is survived by his wife, Louise, at the home; one son, Richard, Davenport; three daughters, Mrs. Doris Dodge of San Anselmo, CA, Mrs. Lynda Kraus of Redmond, WA, Mrs. Marilyn Reed of Mead, WA; 10 grandchildren; two brothers, Ted Heitman of Davenport, Oliver Heitman of Santa Clara, CA; two sisters, Hazel Morthland of Deadwood, SD, and Adelaide Snyder of Rapid City, SD.  Services were officiated by the Rev Roger Barr of the Methodist church here.” (Davenport Times: 12-03-1981)


Heitman, Louise,   8-31-1995

“Memorial service for longtime former Davenport resident Louise Heitman was held Tuesday this week, Aug 29, at the United Methodist Church in Davenport. Pastor Steve Pruitt officiated.  Mrs. Heitman, 85, died on Aug 24, 1995 in Bellevue. She was born on Jan 31, 1910, in Frankfort, SD. Starting when she was 10 years old, she worked long hours at the South Dakota farm she called home, caring for 40 cows and cooking for a harvest crew.  She attended and graduated from school in South Dakota, and then earned a degree from business college in Mitchell, SD. She had an early career as a legal stenographer. She married Harvey Heitman in 1937 at the age of 27. They moved from South Dakota to Davenport in 1950 into a house that Harvey built, where they raised their family.  Mrs. Heitman went to work in the ASCS office, then with Underwood, Campbell. Finally, she took a job at the Lincoln County Clerk’s office. She started as deputy county clerk, then later was elected as county clerk. Preceded in death by her husband in 1982, Mrs. Heitman resided in Davenport until 1993, when she moved to Bellevue to live with her daughter.  She belonged to the Davenport-Edwall United Methodist Church and also was a longtime member of the Republican Party.  Mrs. Heitman is survived by one son, Richard Heitman of Spokane; three daughters, Doris Dodge of San Anselemo , CA , Lyndia Kraus of Bellevue and Marilyn Reed of Spokane; 10 grandchildren; one great grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. Strate Funeral Home in Davenport was in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times: 8-31-1995) 


Henry, Esther M.,  7-19-1984

“Funeral services for Esther Margaret ( Clark ) Henry begin at 10:30 a.m. July 19 in Strates Funeral Home of Davenport.  Born Aug 27, 1897 in Labeau, South Dakota, she married Emery Henry in 1916 and lived in Reardan since 1927. At one time, she worked at the local city library, and was active in WW II efforts.  Survivors include her husband Emery, at the Davenport Nursing Home; three sons, Robert Henry of Spokane ; Richard Henry and Charles Henry, both of Elk, WA;  and also one daughter, Norma Jean Lundgren of Spokane . Five remaining grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and a sister in Boise also survive Henry’s death.” (Davenport Times:  7-19-1984) 


Herdrick, Mrs. F.,  2-05-1926?

“The funeral of Mrs. Fredrick Herdrick, age 78, was held from the home of her son, Edwin Herdrick, 15 miles north of Almira, Monday, the Rev C. P. Milne officiating. Mrs. Herdrick was born in Germany. She came to America when 3, her family settling on a homestead in southern Wisconsin …” (excerpt of Odessa Record: 2-05-1926, did not obtain the whole item) (note: Florice Herdrick b. 1917, d. 2005 on headstone in Almira Cemetery with Fredrick b. 1908, d. 1999, RG)


Hollis, Clayton L.,  1-24-1985

“Funeral services for Clayton L Hollis, 75, of Davenport took place on Monday, Jan 21, at the Strate Funeral Home. Mr. Hollis died last Thursday, on Jan 17, 1985.  Mr. Hollis, born on May 10, 1909, in Spokane, to Ira B. Hollis and the former Agnes Caroline Peterson, grew up in Spokane and the Five Mile area. He apprenticed as a dry cleaner at 12-years old. During WW II, he served as a warrant officer for the US Army at Geiger Field, and owned Clayton’s Rural Service for several years.  Later, he drove the pick-up and delivery truck for Zat’s Cleaners, and retired two years ago. On Sept 23, 1965, he married his wife, Florence, in Coeur d’Alene.  Survivors include his wife; a daughter and son-in-law, Maureen and Phil Bledsoe, of Spokane; one brother, Milton Hollis, of Lacey; a brother-in-law, Jay Shane, of Great Falls, MT; 5 grandchildren… A son, Mel Hollis, preceded him in death as did a brother. He served as a past member of Spokane Elks and Moose Lodge, and a member for 63 years of the dry cleaning industry, serving Spokane and many surrounding communities. Rev Jeff Callender of the Davenport Presbyterian Church led the services, with Sarah Jane Johnson as the organist and Dixie Guhlke as soloist. Pall bearers included  Gene Clark, Bill Katz, Bob Hutsell, Jerry VanPevenage, Don Zeimantz and Joe Lilje.  Honorary pall bearers included Wayne Badgley, Nels Nelson,  Paul Clark, Carl Guhlke, Bill Livingston, and Murray Zuhlke.” (Davenport Times:  1-24-1985) (note: see Davenport Cemetery notes)


Holt, Jeffrey,  3-19-1998

“Jeffrey (Jeff) Holt, who made his home in Davenport 10 years ago, passed away here March 14.  He was 54.  Per his request, no services will be held.  Jeff, who was born April 16, 1943, in Spokane, met Vicki Thoma in CA and they were married there on July 15, 1980. They moved to Davenport in October 1987.  While in Davenport, Jeff was employed by the Davenport Times and Star Foodland. Most recently, he worked at Davenport Building Supply for three years.  At the Building Supply, Jeff had night duty as receiving clerk. Known as a master of creative problem-solving, his talents also were channeled to other special tasks, including cutting glass and re-screening. Jeff spent time after hours helping out the elderly and others in the community who were unable to do projects on their own.  An avid hunter and fisherman, Jeff also enjoyed carpentry and woodwork. His crafty hands were getting into glass etching as well.  In addition, Jeff lent his voice to Davenport ’s Pioneer Days for several years, volunteering as parade and park program announcer. Jeff is survived by his wife, Vicki, at the home in Davenport; one son, Martin Holt and his wife Jean of West Palm Beach, FL; his father, Marshal Holt of Palistine, TX; one sister, Shirley Bischoff of Los Angeles, CA; and one aunt, Emma Schafer of Davenport.  Strate Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times:  3-19-1998)


Hoppes, Debra Ann, 1-12-1984

“Debra Ann Hoppes, a resident of Davenport, died on Jan 6, 1984, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane. She was 23 years old. The memorial service was held Tuesday, at the Assembly of God Church, Davenport. Rev Michael L Roberts, pastor, officiated.  Debbie was born in San Francisco, CA, Oct 1, 1960. She and her family moved in Oct of 1969 to Davenport where her parents operate the Diamond S Motel.  Debbie attended the Davenport schools and graduated in 1979. She attended the Davenport Assembly of God Church where she achieved Honor Star in the Missionette program for girls, which is the highest honor a girl can reach.  She is survived by her parents, Billy and Janita Hoppes, who reside in Davenport; two brothers, Steven R hopes, Wilbur, and David L. Hoppes, Black River, NY. Her sister, Laura Stillson, lives in Spokane.  Also surviving her are grandparents, George C and Willimina Newton of Cloquet, MN and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.” (Davenport Times: 1-12-1984) 


Howard, Clinton Mack,  10-14-1999

“Clinton M ‘Mack’ Howard passed away Sept 20, 1999 in Spokane. He was 77.  A Reardan resident, Howard was born Aug 30, 1922, in Lazbuddy, Texas, to Charles and Daisy Howard. He married Marilyn Glasgow on April 4, 1958, in Elmer City.  Mr. Howard was a 36-year resident of the Spokane area, and a truck driver for 40 years, driving for Diamond International for 10 years before he retired.  He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Marilyn Howard; sons, Richard Howard and wife Judy of Davenport, and Kenneth Gaudin of Goldendale; daughters, Audrey Shotwell of Lampasas, Texas, and Elaine Nelson of Ogden, Utah;  brothers, Joe Howard of Castleford, Idaho, Kenneth Howard of Littlefield, Texas, and Kaylon Howard of Litchfield Park, AZ; his sister, Retha Eason of Castlerock; and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral service was held Friday, Sept 24, at Heritage Funeral Home in Spokane, and interment followed at Greenwood Memorial Park .” (Davenport Times:  10-14-1999)


Hoyum, Peter M.,  11-09-1978

“Funeral services for Peter M. Hoyum, long-time Mondovi resident, are to be held today, Nov 9, at 1:30 p.m. at Chapel of the Valley at Thornhill Funeral Home in Spokane. The Rev Arthur Corey will officiate and interment will be held at Pines Cemetery in Spokane.  Hoyum died Nov 6, 1978 in Davenport at Lincoln Hospital at the age of 65. He was born in Ridyard, MT, and as a child moved to Simpson, MT, where the family homesteaded.  On Aug 19, 1941, he married Grace Woolsey in Haver, MY. They moved to eastern Washington in 1957 and for the past 13 years he had worked for Robert L Johnson in Mondovi.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Norman. He is survived by his wife, Grace L, at the home; one daughter, Mrs. Carl (Sally Sue) Cerutti, Post Falls, ID; one son, Martin Hoyum, Corvallis, MT; one brother, Carl Hoyum, Santa Anna, CA; one sister, Mrs. Sarah Fettig, Kennewick, WA; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Kay Hoyum, Missoula, MT; four grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.” (Davenport Times:  11-09-1978)


Hulvey, John,   9-03-1970

“Funeral services were held in Olympia this week for John H. Hulvey, age 69, who passed away at his home there Aug 31, 1970.  Burial was in Yakima   Mr. Hulvey was born Nov 5, 1900, at Table Grove, IL.  He was an educator in Washington State for many years until he retired in June 1968.  He was Supt. of Davenport Schools for eight years from 1947 to 1955. During that time he was prominent in community life here. He was a member of the Davenport Presbyterian Church, Acacia Lodge, and a past president of the Davenport Chamber of Commerce. After leaving Davenport , Mr. Hulvey was with the Educational department in Everett,  WA for one year. He then became a consultant in the Facilities and Organization Division of Administration and Finance in the Dept. of Public Instruction at Olympia and served there until his retirement.  He is survived by his wife, Delora, at the home and one daughter, Mrs. Robert S (Jessie) Smith of Boise, ID, 3 granddaughters, and a sister, Mrs. Gustine Stuart of Normandy, Missouri. One son preceded him in death. Mrs. Ray Spining of Davenport attended the funeral. She is Mrs. Hulvey’s sister.” (Davenport Times:  9-03-1970) 



 Obituaries of Lincoln County Washington submitted

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