Davenport Mountain View Cemetery  


                   submitted by Marge Womach




Page Bi  through Bl

See cemetery introduction on page A



Bischoff, Emma: (d. 9-15-2006, age 92); “Emma Bischoff died on Sept 15, 2006, at Lincoln Care Center in Davenport where she had resided the past five years. She was born in Ruff and lived all of her 92 years as a resident of Washington.  She was the daughter of Matt and Mary Bischoff, who farmed in the Lamona area. She was a graduate of Kinman Business University in Spokane. Her first employment was at the Royal Café in Harrington in 1932. She subsequently worked at the J C Penney store, the Davenport Times, and the Lincoln County agriculture office in Davenport. After retiring she was a representative for Avon products. An avid reader, she enjoyed writing and receiving letters. She loved ice cream and dancing to ‘old’ country-western music.  She delighted in baking sweets and sharing hunks of cake and bags of cookies with friends and shut-ins. She is survived by her daughters, Sharon Katz, of Spokane; and Joyloraine Hughes, of Bertrand, NE; grandchildren: Robin Hodges, of Monte Soreno, Ca; Lisa Sucher, of Rancho Rio, NM; Kevin Katz, of Davenport; Tami Austin, of San Diego, CA; Patrick Katz, of Davenport; and Jill Kisiah, of Andover, MN; 11 great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter; one cousin, Harvey Nitschke of Harrington, and 32 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, June Chartrand and Bernice Smith, brothers, Matt Jr, Edwin and Albert, and grandson Timothy. Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport on Sept 18. Strate Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.” (Odessa Record: 9-28-2006) 


Bischoff, Milton E  Milton E Bischoff, born Jan 27, 1921 in Ruff, died at the age of 65, a resident of Walla Walla. He was married on Oct 14, 1941 to Evelyn Adams in Othello, who survives him. He was an Army veteran of WW II and he came to Othello in 1941. He worked for the RR and also lived in Lind and Warden before moving to Walla Walla in 1981. Those surviving besides the wife, four daughters, Cora Nichols of Othello, Laura Drew of Moses Lake, Linda Jamieson of Connell and Jeanne Waddell of Walla Walla; two brothers, Billy of Montana and Norman of Marlin; a sister, Alice Spies of Moses Lake; his step-father, George Welton of Oregon; and 7 grandchildren. Burial was in Othello in Bess Hampton Memorial Garden. (notes from scrapbook item)


Black, Earl E:  (1894-1944); “Earl Black. Died: Nov 12, 1944.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index) (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Black, Edna J:  (1881-1969); (TS shown in 1974 listing) “Edna J Black, 88.—Her home, Davenport-Bluestem area. Survived by three daughters, Mrs Lilian Berg and Mrs Gladys Shaw, both of Spokane; Mrs Beth Burfiend of Seattle; seven grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; one brother, Denny Warwick, Harrington, WA. Member of the Grace Baptist Church, Spokane. Funeral services Monday, Oct 20, 2 p.m., from the Chapel of The Strate Funeral Home, Davenport, WA, Rev Roger Muisiner officiating. Interment Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Spokesman Review: 10-20-1969)


Black, George Arnold:  (Jan 23, 1908-Aug 31, 1968); (TS shown in 1974 listing) WA Tech. 4 Med. Dept. WW II


Black, George M:  (1876-1955);  (TS shown in 1974 listing)“George Black, Pioneer of Bluestem, Dies in Spokane .   George M Black, for many years merchant, postmaster and grain buyer at Bluestem, died Tuesday in Spokane .  Funeral services for him were held July 14, at 2:30 p.m. from the Presbyterian Church at Davenport .  Survivors include his widow, Edna, at home; daughters, Mrs Richard Burfiend of Seattle, Mrs John Berg of Spokane, and Mrs Virgil Shaw, Harrington; one son, George Black Jr of Enid, Oklahoma; 7 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; one brother, Sam Black, Gary, Indiana; one sister, Mrs Ema Mayer of Jersey City, NJ. Strate Funeral Home was in charge of the rites; Rev John A Christensen officiated and burial Davenport .” (Citizen: 7-15-1955)


Blanchard, P J ‘Duke’:  (1907-1983)  d. 12-05-1983;  “J P ‘Duke’ Blanchard passed away Dec 5, 1983 at San Luis  Obispo, CA. He was born Dec 15, 1907 at Rathdrum, Idaho.  He is survived by his wife LaVerne at the home; 3 step-daughters, Kay Wollman, Los Angeles; Linda Tracy, Seattle; Janet Duncan, Snohomish; 5 step-grandchildren; one sister, Helen Walton, Seattle; sister-in-law, Katie Blanchard, Spokane; his aunt, Helen Brigger, Coeur d’Alene; 2 nephews, Bud and Jerry Walton, Seattle; and five grand nieces.  Duke was an avid golfer and was a past president of the Harrington Golf Course. He was past exalted ruler of the Colville Elks, a 50 year member of the WWP Trail Blazers, past president of the Colville Chamber of Commerce, past president of the Colville Kiwanis Club. Rosary services will be held Thursday, Dec 8, at 7 p.m. at the Chapel of the Strate Funeral Home, Father Tyrone Schaff officiating.  Funeral services will be Friday, Dec 9 at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of the Strate Funeral Home, Rev Roger V Muisiner officiating. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport. He was a veteran of the US Navy during WW II. Duke retired from Washington Water Power in Jan of 1972, at Colville.  He married LaVerne Salter in March of 1972. Duke served the community districts of Colville, Spokane and Davenport.” (Davenport Times:  12-08-1983) 

Blattler, Chris:  (1861-1931); (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Blattler, Sarah A:  (1852-1935);  “Funeral services for Mrs Sarah Adelia Blattler, 83, who died at Spokane Saturday, were held in the Phillips chapel at Davenport Tuesday. Interment was in the Davenport cemetery.” (Odessa Record: 3-15-1935) 


Blinn, Ashley W:  (1863-1928); h/o Martha P; (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Blinn, Martha P:  (1866-1951);  w/o Ashley W; (TS shown in 1974 listing)


Bliss, Myrtle I Hamilton Schillinger:  (1918-1979); w/o Robert;  “Myrtle I Bliss, who was born in Wilbur and lived most of her life in Davenport, died here Wednesday, Aug 29, 1979, at the age of 61. Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept 1 at the Chapel of Strate Funeral Home in Davenport with the Rev Roger V Muisiner officiating. Interment was held at Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and the American Legion Auxiliary in Davenport. She is survived by four sons, Ronald L Schillinger, Pasadena, Texas, Jerry L Schillinger, Davenport, Dean A Schillinger, Davenport, Dale R Schillinger, St Maries, Idaho; 10 grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.” (Davenport Times:  9-06-1979); 


Bliss, Robert Jess:  (1907-1978)  “Funeral services for Robert Bliss were held Monday, June 5, under the direction of Strate Funeral Home, with the Rev Roger V Muisiner officiating. Bliss was born on Dec 21, 1907 and died June 6, 1978 at Veteran’s Hospital in Spokane.  He had served in the US Army during WW II and was a member of the local post of the American Legion. In 1964, he married Myrtle Hamilton in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and had been employed as an electrician and electronics repairman for a number of years in Spokane.  Survivors include his wife, Myrtle, in Davenport; four stepsons, Ronald Schillinger of Pasadena, TX, Jerry and Dean of Davenport, and Dale of Post Falls, ID. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren. Interment occurred at Mt View Cemetery in Davenport.” (Davenport Times: 6-15-1978); 


Blinn, Roy:  (1890-1923);  d. 1-09-1923; (TS shown in 1974 listing) “Roy Blinn. Funeral: Jan 21, 1923 at 10 a.m. Ordered by A W Blinn. Death: 1-10-1923, Almira, WA. Funeral: Almira. Burial: Jan 21, 1923 at Davenport. Married. Merchant. Birthplace: Wilbur, WA; Father: A W Blinn born Ohio; Mother: Mattie Park, born Ohio. Cause of death: Sugar diabetes. Physician: Dr Holgate.”  (Mortician Ledger);


Blunck, Betty Jean:  (b. May; d. June 1923); (TS shown in 1974 listing)  “Betty Blunck. Died: 27 June 1923, Davenport, Lincoln Co, WA; Age: 1 mo 2 days; Father: Gust Blunck; Mother: Edith Johns.” (WA State Death Records: File #1992971); “Gust Blaunch (sic), b. Germany , farmer, father: Henry Blaunch (sic); mother: Josie Dollen. Edith Johns, b. Davenport,WA, teacher, father: John (sic) W Johns; mother: Anna A Rice.” (details from Pend Oreille Co marriage certificate)


Blunck, Edith: (Aug 27, 1892-Nov 3, 1954); w/o Gust; (TS shown in 1974 listing) “Edith Jane Blunck. Died: 3 Nov 1954, age 62, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA. Father: Jenkin Johns. Mother: Anna Reese.” (WA State Death Records)


Blunck, Gust C:  (July 20, 1887-Sept 6, 1971); (TS shown in 1974 listing) “Gust Blunck. Died: Sept 1971, Mead, Spokane Co, WA. Birth: 7-20-1887.”  (SS Death Index)“Gust C Blunck.—Home, Mead, WA. Survived by one cousin, Ferd VonDollen, of Davenport, WA. One brother-in-law, Moss Johns, also of Davenport. Numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services held Friday, Sept 10 at 1 p.m. form the Chapel of Strate Funeral Home, Davenport, WA, Rev Staley Williamsen officiating. Interment Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport. Strate Funeral Home in charge.” (Spokesman Review:  9-10-1971; scrapbook item)



Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA submitted

to the WAGenWeb by Marge Womach, January 2009

      USGENWEB NOTICE: In keeping with our policy of providing
          free information on the Internet, data may be used by
          non-commercial entities, as long as this message
          remains on all copied material. These electronic
          pages may NOT be reproduced in any format for profit
          or for presentation by other persons or organizations.
           Persons or organizations desiring to use this material
          for purposes other than stated above must obtain the
          written consent of the file contributor.
          This file was contributed for use in the USGenWeb.         

© Copyright  2009  WAGenWeb