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Ingles, Peter, Mar 24, 1927

Peter Ingles, 82, an inmate of Lincoln County poor farm for the last ten years, died at Sacred Heart hospital in Spokane. (Davenport Times-Tribune)  


Irvin, Chas E., Apr 8, 1910

Charles E. Irvin, brother of Mrs. C. T. Service of Edwall, died at the home of his sister at Edwall, March 27th, 1910. (Citizen)  


Ivy, Lulla D., Mar  07, 1974

"Services were held Tuesday morning in Yakima for Lulla D. Ivy, a longtime Davenport resident, who died Saturday in Spokane at the age of 96. Mrs. Ivy, who had lived at Rockwood Manor for the last decade, was born in Madison, Wis. and came west as a child with her mother, an early pioneer of the Big Bend. She lived at Harrington and Sprague before settling in Davenport, where her late husband Charles was a pioneer barber and historian. She had belonged to the local chapters of OES and PEO and had joined the Davenport Presbyterian church in the early part of the century. Survivors include a son, Eugene D Ivy, Yakima, two granddaughters, Sallie Brown, Palo Alto, CA, and Patricia Parker, Wenatchee, and 6 great grandchildren." (Dav. Times: 3-07-1974)




James, Mrs. Minnie, July 14, 1911

Mrs. Minnie James, wife of Will James employed by Frank Monroe and residing here about a year ago, died at Marionville, MO on July 5, 1911 of lung trouble. Mrs. James had been in poor health for some time. Besides her husband she leaves a 3 year old boy and other relatives in Missouri. She was a member of the Sprague Circle Women of Woodcraft in which she carried $500 insurance in favor of her boy. Her age at death was 28 years. (Sprague Advocate)  


Janke, Christof , Sr., July 19, 1918

(notes) Christof Janke, Sr., died at the age of 90 years 9 months and 9 days. He was born Oct 2, 1827 in Warsaw, Poland. At the age of 23 he married Miss Mary Schlichter. Burial in the John Haase Cemetery, north of Odessa, where several relatives are buried. (Odessa Record)  


Janett, Mrs. Peter Sr.,  June 7, 1912

(notes) Mrs. Peter Janett Sr. died Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Geo Craif in this city. Mrs. Janett was a native of Switzerland, aged 81 years of age. (LCT-Friday paper)


Johnson, infant of A. C., June 28, 1912

The little baby boy, still born to Mr. & Mrs. A. C. Johnson, Friday morning, was buried Saturday morning. (Citizen)


Johnson, John A., Feb 7, 1908

Monday last John A. Johnson, residing 8 miles N of Davenport, died of paralysis of the heart. Born in England, Mr. Johnson came to America many years ago, settling near Larene in the early 80’s. He was a man well and favorably known throughout Lincoln County. With the exception of one son, his children are all married.  


Jones, Mrs. J. M., Apr 1, 1910

Mrs. J. M. Jones, living a few miles west of Almira died March 23, 1910. She was 44 years old and a pioneer of northwestern Lincoln County. (Citizen)  


Jones, Mrs. Mary M., Mar 31, 1910

Mrs. Mary M. Jones, wife of James M. Jones, a farmer living near Almira, died last Wednesday from hemorrhage of the brain. Mrs. Jones had just finished eating her dinner, after which the conversation drifted to numerating those of the neighbors who had died suddenly the past winter. She rose from the table, went out in the yard and dropped dead. She leaves eight children. (Dav. Trib)  


Judd, Lillian  Robinson, Sept 30, 1910

Mrs. E. S. Judd was called to Spokane Sunday evening by the illness, which proved fatal Monday afternoon, of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Frank E. Judd. Typhoid fever was the direct cause of death of Lillian L. Judd, who was 31 years of age, and the end came peacefully to her in the Sacred Heart hospital. The burial service of the Episcopal church was held at Buchanan’s undertaking parlors with interment at Fairmont Cemetery near the Spokane River. She is survived by a husband, Frank E. Judd, a little four year old daughter, Mabel, a mother Mrs. Florese, 2 brothers and 1 sister, besides many relatives on her husband’s side….(Citizen)  


Justice, Selwyn 1-31-1974

"Funeral services for Selwyn Justice were held recently in Terrace Heights with the Rev Rober V. Muisiner officiating. Justice, the father of Sharon Thompson, Davenport, had lived in Selah for the past 38 years where he had been active on the board of Camp Fire Girls and the Selah school board. He was the first fire chief there and also a member of the Masonic order. Born in 1908, he had been occupied in the fruit industry in Yakima for years, having been associated with Big Y until that firm merged with Snokist, at which time he became finance manager for a period of 28 years. Other survivors include his wife, Kathleen Justice, of Selah; another daughter, Mrs. Robert Calvin of Denver, CO; two sisters, Mrs. Ken Young and Vivian Roberts, both of Seattle." (Dav. Times: 1-31-1974)



Kelley, Miss Lillian, July 18, 1912

Miss Lillian Kelley of Boise, Idaho, who met with death in a railroad wreck in Chicago, was the fiancee of Karl King, son of the Rev Mr. & Mrs. S. H. King of Harrington. (Dav Times-Tribune)  


Kemmerer, Dorotha I., Jun 02, 1994

"Funeral services for Dorotha I .Kemmerer of Fruitland was Wednesday this week at Enterprise Grange, where she was a member. Mrs. Kemmerer, 71, died May 26 in Davenport. She was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary No 7480 of Davenport, and past president of VFW Auxiliary No 2047 of Chewelah. She was a member of Enterprise Grange and National Grange. She is survived by her husband, Virgil Kemmerer, at the home in Fruitland; two daughters, Jean Demmer of Davenport and Jane Marie of Richland; one son, Jerry Copeland of Colville; six grandchildren; three brothers, Woodrow Hanna of WA; Ray Hanna of Salem, OR; and Jimmie Hanna of Roseburg, OR; two sisters, Vivian Zellogg of Gresham, OR; and Neta Daffern of Graham, WA; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one brother, Harold Hanna in San Diego. Pastor Richard McCombs officiated. Interment was at Enterprise Cemetery. Davenport’s Strate Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements." (Dav. Times: 6-02-1994)


Kempken, Lawrence Sept 13, 1973

"Funeral services were held at the Strate funeral Home Friday for Lawrence Kempken, a former Edwall resident. Kempken, born at Edwall Dec 6, 1915, died in Spokane Sept 4, 1973. He had left Edwall some years ago and was employed in carpentry and electrical contracting in various California locations. He had also been employed by Lockheed Aircraft during WW II. Survivors include one son, Larry Kempken, Spokane; one daughter, Karen Aldrich, Spokane; two brothers, Harold, Spokane; and Herbert, Lancaster, CA; one sister, Emma Nase, Mt View, CA." (DT: 9-13-1973)


Kendrick, Rowena,  Sep 21, 1934

"Mrs. Rowena Kendrick died Monday at the home of her son, Harry, following a short illness. Mrs. Kendrick was born in Owasso, Michigan, in 1850, and was married in Kent, Ohio, in 1869. Her husband was a veteran of the Civil War and served as a volunteer in the first regiment of Ohio light artillery, being discharged with honors at the close of the war. Two children were born to this union, a daughter, Anna, now Mrs. Ed Lamp of Harrington, WA, and a son Harry, of Okanogan. In 1883 the family moved back to South Dakota where they took up a homestead. In 1896 they returned to Kent, Ohio, where Mr. Kendrick passed on in January, 1902. Mrs. Kendrick later came to Washington in 1907. She served as postmistress at Gordon, WA, from 1909 to 1912. She came to Okanogan county, taking up a homestead on Salmon Creek near Clover, where she lived with her son for several years. Later she lived some time in Spokane. Her last few years were spent with her daughter at Harrington, and since June, 1933, she has resided here with her son and daughter-in-law at the old home. Mrs. Kendrick has been active in public life for many years, being a past member of the Rebekah lodge at Fresno, CA, also a member of the Daughters of GAR, Daughters of the Sons of Veterans, and was very active in the WRC. While in Spokane she was a member of the Ederbloom Club. Surviving her, besides her two children, are her brother, Wm Jones of Durant, Mich., and a sister, Mrs. Myra Sells, of Akron, Ohio, and a great grandson, Clare Houck, Harrington.—Okanogan Independent." (Citizen: 9-21-1934)


Kennedy, Benj. Frank,  Jan 10, 1908

Benjamin Frank Kennedy, who died in Seattle of mitral-regurglation on Friday, Jan 3, was a son of L. A. Kennedy of this city. Frank was born, Dec 13, 1890 in Davenport and had lived in this city practically all of his life. He went to the coast about a year ago and was working there at the time of his death. His remains were brought here from Seattle by his brother Walter who went from this city for that purpose and interment was made in Mountain View Cemetery Wednesday. The services were held in the chapel at Stone’s Undertaking parlor by Rev W. B. Reed of the Christian Church. His relatives living are his father, L. A. Kennedy, and two brothers, Walter and W. V. Kennedy all of this city and  4 sisters, Mrs. Fifield, Miss Blanche Kennedy, and Mrs. W. A. Gibson of Lewiston and Mrs. Kipp of Spokane. (Dav Times-Tribune) 


Kent, Frances Cruser, 1971

"Ex-Reardan Woman Dies. Funeral rites for Mrs. Frances Cruser Kent were held Monday at the Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home in Spokane. Mrs. Kent was born Dec 11, 1907, and moved to Reardan with her parents when she was four years old. They lived there until 1929 when they moved to Spokane. In 1938 she married Harry Kent. He passed on eight years later. She worked at the American Legion in Spokane for 18 years. Mrs. Kent is survived by her mother, Mary Cruser, at the home, a sister, Mrs. Charles (Margaret) Marsh, San Antonio, Texas, a niece, Mrs. Larry McCarty, Richardson, Texas, and a nephew, Dr Stewart Marsh, Pleaston, Texas." (Davenport Times: 11-04-1971)


Kienbaum, Pearl Lydia, May 30, 1935

Mrs. Pearl Lydia Kienbaum, aged 43 years, a sister of Mrs. Owen J. Milliken of Davenport, died in a Spokane hospital May 22.  The funeral was held from the Lutheran church at Fairfield, Friday, with interment in the Fairfield Cemetery. Mrs. Kienbaum is survived by her husband, one daughter, three sons, her father, two sisters and a brother. (Dav. paper)


Kienholz, George, Mar 14, 1913

George, the 7 month old baby of Mr. & Mrs. E. E. Kienholz, died Saturday morning, March 8, and was buried Sunday morning the 2nd inst, the funeral being held from the German ME Church. The little one contracted pneumonia last fall and never seemed to fully recover. It took the gripp and was unable to withstand the effects. The sorrowing family have the sympathy of their many friends. (Citizen)  


King, Arthur, Aug 14, 1913

Arthur King of Sprague, brother of E. E. King of Davenport, died Wednesday of last week at Sprague. Death resulted from a wound caused by a hay fork tine striking him just under the knee, puncturing the large blood vessel. The accident occurred about ten days before his death and he was thought to be on the way toward recovery. (Dav Trib)  


King, Edd, July 19, 1912

Edd King, who died of tuberculosis in Spokane, last Monday will be remembered by many here as the young gentleman who worked here as clerk in the store of Gill and Moffatt. He was a nephew of C. H. Moffatt, and he and Miss Nina Moffatt were only recently married. (Citizen-Edwall Section)  


Kinman, Mrs. Walter, July 23,  1909

Mrs. Walter Kinman died at her home in the residence quarters of the NP depot at 7:30 Tuesday evening, the cause of death was tuberculosis. She was born in Indiana on July 29, 1882 and was married to Walter Kinman on Sept 12, 1904. Walter Kinman is Hartline’s NP agent. (LCT-excerpt)  


Kinney, J. P., Dec 17, 1909

J. P. Kinney, an old soldier, and former justice of the peace of Sprague, died at Kent, Dec 2nd.  Mrs. S. B. Burdass of Sprague is a daughter. (Citizen)  


Kissler, John, Apr 28, 1911

John Kissler of Odessa, oldest son of Mr. & Mrs. Fred Kissler, died of consumption Monday, April 14, 1911. (Citizen)  

Kloster, Julius, Aug 23, 1940

George Kloster received a telegram Wednesday telling of the death of his uncle, Julius Kloster, at Fresno, CA. Born in France, Mr. Kloster came to the States in about 1872, and to the Rocklyn district in about 1883, where he was one of the early settlers there. He moved to CA more than 25 years ago, but made many visits back to this community. He visited here the last time in 1938 but saw his brother, the late Adrian Kloster, last year when Mr. & Mrs. George Kloster took Adrian south. Funeral services will be held today (Friday) in Fresno. (Citizen)  


Knappert, Harry, Mar 28, 1974

"Services were held Saturday in Spokane for Harry A. Knappert, a former Davenport resident. Born in January, 1897, he died Thursday in a Spokane hospital. Knappert is survived by two sons, Arthur H. Knappert, Seattle and Harry A. Knappert, Jr., San Diego, CA; and two daughters, Violet Fisher, Keller Ferry, and Bessie M. Clark, Spokane. Fourteen grandchildren also survive, as do a brother, William Knappert, Chicago, IL, and a sister, Marguerite Reichman, Davenport." (Dav. Times: 3-28-1974)


Kosanke, Mrs. J. F., July 5, 1918

(notes) Mrs. J. F. Kosanke died June 27, 1918, formerly Mary Rompel, at the age of 27 years, 25 days. She married J. F. Kosanke on Jan 10, 1909; they have two children. She endured six surgeries as outcome of appendicitis. (Odessa Record)


Kruger, Don,  "At the age of nine years old, the red, shaggy dog, Don, belonging to Al Kruger, died Monday. According to reports it is believed the dog died as a result of poisoning." Almira Herald of 1-26-1939


Kruger, Theodor,  d. Dec 27, 1908

"Kruger, Theodor. Male, white, infant. b. 12-23-1908; Father: William J. Kruger, born Russia; Mother: Ellsie O. Starkey or Stankey, born WI. Death: 12-27-1908; Medical Lake, WA at 11:45 p.m. Cause: Infantile convulsions. Burial: Medical Lake, WA on Dec 28, 1908. Undertaker: J. Jerue, Medical Lake, WA." (WA State Board of Health: Cert. of Death)


Krumholz, George,  Jan 30, 1925

Mrs. L. F. Wagner returned Thursday of last week from Billings, Montana, where she was called by the illness and death of George Krumholz, a former merchant of Harrington, and whose wife was formerly Miss Jennie Wagner. (Citizen)



Lincoln County, Washington obituaries submitted November, 2005

to the Lincoln County WAGenWeb by Marge Womach

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