Davenport Mountain View Cemetery  

 

                   submitted by Marge Womach 

 

 

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Heid, Betty Jane: (1918-1997);  “Longtime Davenport resident Betty Jane Ranking Heid passed away Thursday, June 19, 1997, in Spokane after a brief illness. She was 78.  Funeral service was held Tuesday this week at the First Presbyterian Church in Davenport, where she was a member. The Rev Martha Montovani and the Rev Roger Muisiner officiated, and interment was at Mountain View Cemetery.  Born Aug 10, 1918, in Spokane, Betty grew up there, attending Adams Elementary School and graduating from Lewis and Clark High School in 1936. She attended Spokane Junior College and EWSC, graduating with a bachelor of arts in education. She then taught for two years in Reardan. Betty married her loving husband, Oswald A Heid, on Christmas Day, 1946, and together the couple made their home in Davenport, where they raised two children. Betty also taught school in Davenport for about 17 years.  The Heids recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in the company of many family and friends.  Mrs Heid was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Davenport where she had served as a ruling elder and president of the Women’s Association. She was active in the Davenport Chapter #131, Order of Eastern Star, Ladies of the Oriental Shrine, and Community Grange. Mrs Heid was a member of the executive board and past president of the Whitworth College Auxiliary. She also was a former precinct committee woman for the Republican Party in Lincoln County.  Through the years, Betty remained active in music and art. She took great delight in her husband, children and grandchildren.  Mrs Heid leaves behind a legacy of a life that was based on service to others, and a strong desire to contribute to the world in which she lived. She had many friends and always had a word of encouragement for others, approaching life with confidence and enthusiasm. Accomplishing much in her 78 years, she was an active force behind many community, church, and civic projects. A wife, mother, grandmother, cousin and friend, she was truly an inspiration to many and her memory lives on.  Mrs Heid is survived by her husband, Oswald, at the family home in Davenport; her daughter, Sarah Jane Johnson of Spokane; her son, Dr Kevin Heid and his wife Judy of Spokane; two grandsons, Jeffrey and Mitchell, both of Spokane; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Strate Funeral Home in Davenport was in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times:  6-26-1997; photo in original) 

 

Heid, Conrade:  (d. 1970; unconfirmed burial); h/o Mollie;  “Conrad Heid, age 72, lifetime resident of the Davenport area, passed away at the farm home Monday, Nov 6, 1970.  Mr Heid was born March 9, 1899, to Mr and Mrs George Heid on the farm 10 miles north of Davenport.  He and Mollie Cook were married March 24, 1923. Mr Heid was active in community affairs. He had served as a director on the Davenport School Board, the Davenport Grange Supply, Lincoln Electric Cooperative and the Odessa Union Warehouse.  He was a member and past Master of Community Grange. He also was past Master of Lincoln County Pomona Grange. As a youth he attended the Heid School and joined the Larene Presbyterian Church.  Funeral services will be held today at 11 a.m. in the First Presbyterian Church. The Rev Roger Muisiner will officiate. Survivors include his wife, Mollie; a son, Melvin Heid of Long Beach, CA; a daughter, Thelma Gunning, Azusa, CA; one brother, Elmer Heid, Spokane; two sisters, Mrs Bertha Simmons, Sumner, WA; and Mrs Anna Lightbody, Berkley, CA.” (Davenport Times: 11-12-1970) 

 

Heid, Della E:  (1864-1937); w/o John; “Mrs Delia E Heid. Dated: June 20, 1937.” (Presbyterian Ledger);  “Hard Luck Hits Family.  Harry Heid, farmer north of Davenport, culminated a series of misfortunes this week when he fell from a hay rack and suffered a broken collar bone. Last January Mrs Heid was seriously ill and nearly died from pneumonia. Shortly afterward their daughter, Phyllis, was stricken with appendicitis and nearly died following an operation.  Last month, Mr Heid’s mother, Mrs Della Heid, pioneer, died at Davenport.” (Odessa Record:  7-29-1937);  “An order admitting to probate the will of Della Heid, Davenport pioneer who died at Davenport last Sunday, and naming her widower, John Heid, executor, was signed in superior court last week. The estate includes community property valued at $35,000 and goes to Mr Heid, except for $5 each left to two sons and three grandchildren.” (Odessa Record: 7-01-1937) “A petition to be named executor of the estate of his father, John Heid, and administrator of the estate of his mother, Mrs Della Heid, Davenport pioneers, was filed this week by Harry Heid, Davenport farmer. The estate is valued at $30,000 and heirs are two sons, two grandsons and a daughter.” (Odessa Record: 11-18-1937) {Della Emma Heid died 6-20-1937, daughter of Benjamin Taylor and Eunice A Whitney.} “The funeral of Mrs John Heid, 85, who died at Davenport Sunday after a residence of 56 years in the region, was held from the Presbyterian church Tuesday at 2 o’clock, the Rev Lee Knoll officiating.” (Odessa Record: 6-24-1937) 

 

Heid, Gertrude May Perry: (1889-1985);  w/o Harry;  “Funeral services for Gertrude May Heid, a 96 year old Davenport area resident, were held in the Davenport Presbyterian Church at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct 12.  Concluding services and vault interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport.  Officiating were Ref Jeff Callender, current pastor of Davenport Presbyterian Church, and Rev John F Christensen, former pastor of the church. Prelude music and sacred selections were provided by Verla Bly, organist, and Dixie Guhlke, soloist. Mrs Heid was born Sept 18, 1889 near Beaver Valley, PA to Lewis and Josina (Byerly) Perry, who brought their family to Ostrander, WA when Gertrude was about 12 years old.  She obtained a teaching certificate by virtue of successfully passing a state teaching examination, and taught several terms in the Ostrander and Castle Rock areas before attending and graduating from Bellingham Normal College, with a lifetime teaching certificate. The lure of new horizons brought Gertrude to the Davenport area, and she taught for two terms at the Hart School District, about 10 miles north of Davenport. During that time, she met a local farmed named Harry Heid, and they married on Oct 14, 1915 with Rev Frederick Tonge, then pastor of Davenport Presbyterian Church, officiating the ceremony.  The Heids spent their entire remaining lives in the Davenport area, first on wheat farms north of Davenport, and then as residents of Davenport, where Harry eventually became longtime manager of the Davenport Union Warehouse Company from 1938 to 1967.  Mrs Heid is remembered for her  vital office work and pleasant personality at the warehouse during the WW II years.  Mrs Heid acted as an active participant in all phases of the Davenport Presbyterian Church, serving as a choir member, as a teacher and as a Woman’s Association worker. She was a 50-year member of Community Grange No. 855 and was active in affairs of WCTU.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry, in 1982; and a daughter, Phyllis in 1937. Survivors include a son, Oswald A Heid and daughter-in-law, Betty Jane Heid of Davenport; two grandchildren, Sarah Jane Johnson and her husband Robert H Johnson; and Kevin O Heid and his wife Judith Heid, all of Davenport; one sister, Madge Rainboth of Silver Lake, WA; and numerous nieces and nephews.”  (Davenport Times:  10-17-1985) 

 

Heid, Harry:  (1883-1982);  “Lifetime Davenport resident Harry E Heid died at the Lincoln Nursing Home in Davenport Sunday, Feb 14, 1982, at the age of 98. Son of John and Della Heid, Harry was born Sept 1, 1883 on the family homestead 10 miles northwest of Davenport in what was then known as the Larene area.  Often referred to as the oldest living native of the Davenport area, he was educated at the Heid country schoolhouse and Washington Agricultural College in Pullman, WA. Upon completion of his education, he returned to the Larene area where he farmed with his father, John.  While farming in 1909, he helped organize the Davenport Union Warehouse Co, and served on that company’s board of directors from 1909 to 1935. On July 13, 1938 he accepted a call from the company to become its manager. He served in that capacity until 1968 and saw the Davenport Union Warehouse Co, grow to be a major agricultural influence in the Davenport area. On Oct 14, 1915, Heid was married to Gertrude May Perry, originally from Castle Rock, WA. They had two children, Oswald and Phyllis.  Heid was a long-time active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Davenport. He was a member of Community Grange, IOOE, Davenport Chamber of Commerce, and was an honorary lifetime member of Pacific Northwest Grain Dealer’s Association.  He is survived by his wife, Gertrude, residing at home in Davenport; one son, Oswald A, Davenport; one brother, George, Yakima, WA; one granddaughter, Sarah Jane Johnson, Davenport; one grandson, Kevin O Heid, Davenport; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Davenport with interment following here at Mountain View Cemetery.” (Davenport Times: 2-18-1982);  “The young son of Mr and Mrs Harry Heid, Larene, suffered a fractured collar bone when the horse he was riding fell on him.” (OR: 10-16-1925); “The home of Harry Heid, on the John Florin farm, north of Davenport, with contents, was destroyed by fire from an overheated stove. Mrs Heid had to run through the room where the fire started to get her infant son, after the blaze was discovered. Mr Heid and an older son were away.” (Odessa Record: 12-17-1926); 

 

Heid, John:  (1849-1937);  h/o Della; d. 9-28-1937, aged 87 yrs 9 mos 8 days; “An order admitting to probate the will of Della Heid, Davenport pioneer who died at Davenport last Sunday, and naming her widower, John Heid, executor, was signed in superior court last week. The estate includes community property valued at $35,000 and goes to Mr Heid, except for $5 each left to two sons and three grandchildren.” (Odessa Record: 7-01-1937) “A petition to be named executor of the estate of his father, John Heid, and administrator of the estate of his mother, Mrs Della Heid, Davenport pioneers, was filed this week by Harry Heid, Davenport farmer. The estate is valued at $30,000 and heirs are two sons, two grandsons and a daughter.” (Odessa Record: 11-18-1937)

 

Heid, Melvin C:  (1924-1973);  s/o Con & Mollie; “Services will be held tomorrow in the First Presbyterian Church, Davenport, for Melvin C Heid, who died Friday in Long Beach, CA.  The Rev Roger Muisiner will conduct the 11 a.m. funeral and pall bearers will include Ernest Beieler, Glen Reinbold, Milford Baxter, Frank Reinbold, Echo Geissler, and Joe Darling.  Heid, born in Davenport in 1924, enlisted in the US Maritime Service in 1943. In 1946 he was commissioned an ensign in the service and the naval reserve. After discharge that year he moved to Pasadena, CA, where he worked as an industrial plant operation engineer.  In 1954 Heid moved to Long Beach where he worked in ship chandlery. In 1958 he began work with the shipyard there. An instructor of adult classes in navigation and sailing, Heid belonged to the US Power Squadron, Little Ships Fleet Yacht Club and several wildlife and gun associations. Survivors include two daughters, Laura Ann Webb, Long Beach, CA; and Wanda Irene Kruse, Albany, CA; his mother, Mollie Heid, Davenport; one sister, Thelma Gunning, Spokane; a niece and aunts and uncles.” (Dav. Times: 10-11-1973)

 

Heid, Mollie Cook: (1901-1983); w/o Conrade; “Funeral services for Mollie D Heid of Davenport were held last Saturday at the Strate Funeral Home. She was born Dec 29, 1901 near Blowing Rock, North Carolina, to Robert Cook and the former Alice McNeely, one of 11 children.  When she and her twin were a year old, the family came west by train to Wenatchee. From there they traveled to Brewster by steamboat, and to Okanogan by sled. She spent her childhood on the Cook homestead in Spring Coulee, near Okanogan. When she was 15 the family moved to Egypt, making the trip in a Model T driven by her sister Minnie.  On March 24, 1923, she married Conrade Heid at the Presbyterian Church manse, and the two of them farmed for 46 years. They also raised commercial beef, dairy cattle, and numerous other animals. They were well-known in the cattle business, and spent 23 years breeding and showing polled and horned Herefords. She died Thursday, Dec 22, 1983, a week before her 82nd birthday. She was a life member of the Lincoln County Historical Society; a charter member of Community Grange, and was also a member of Lincoln County Pomona and Washington State granges.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Connie, in 1970, and her son, Mel, in 1973. She is survived by her daughter, Thelma Gunning, of Spokane; brothers, Grover Cook and George Cook of Okanogan; sisters, Mae Coleman of Tigard, OR, Blanche Murphy, of Davenport; Edna Tarbert of Omak; granddaughters Pamela Davis Young, of Oregon, Laura Webb of CA, Wanda Kruse of CA; great granddaughters… and numerous nieces and nephews. Rev Jeff Callender officiated the service. Sarah Jane Johnson was organist. Pall bearers were Echo Geissler, Lynn Geissler, Ken Jacobson and Phil Krause.” (Davenport Times: 12-29-1983)

 

Heid, Phyllis:  (1926-1937);  d/o Harry and Gertrude;  (Tombstone listing shown by Lartigues in 1974)

 

Hein, Alfred Walter: (unconfirmed burial);  “Albert Walter Hein. Died: 4-07-1990.  Birth: 2-21-1902, WA. Widowed. Father: Phillip Jacob Hein. Mother: Anna Proff. Buried: Pleasant View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)

 

Hein, Donald E:  (1916-1991); d. 9-22-1991;  “Donald E Hein. Funeral Mass will be held today (Thursday) at 10 a.m. for Donald E Hein at the Immaculate Conception Church in Davenport, with the Rev John Sand officiating. Rosary services were held there Wednesday.  Mr Hein was born Dec 20, 1916, at Gravelle, Wash., to William J and Sophia (Zeimantz) Hein. He died Sunday evening in Davenport.  He attended Reardan schools, graduating in 1935. After high school, Mr Hein worked for various farmers until 1942, when he entered the US Army. During WW II, he was a military policeman, serving in France, England and Wales. In 1945, he returned to the area and farmed west of Reardan.  On Oct 20, 1951, he married Ilene McCaffery in Davenport. He went to work for the City of Davenport in 1956, earning the position of foreman before his retirement in 1979. After his retirement, he continued to live in Davenport until his death.  Mr Hein is survived by his wife Ilene at the home; seven children and their families; Eugene and Robert Hein, and sons Erich and Greg, of Davenport; Charley and Ginny Hein of Spokane; Melinda Hein and her son Benjamin of Wilbur; Tony Hein of Almira; Tim Hein of Spokane; Leona Carr and her husband Phillip of Spokane; and Gerald Hein of Spokane; three sisters, Martha Hein of Cheney, Mildred Hein of Spokane, and Phyllis Wendlandt of Reardan; one brother, Fred Hein of Spokane; numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.  Mr Hein was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Davenport Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #7480, and The Friends of the Guild School in Spokane.  Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport. Strate Funeral Home was in charge.” (Dav. Times: 9-26-1991) 

 

Heinrich, Ernestine R:  (1864-1941);  “Ernestine Heinrich. Died: March 7, 1941.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index); (Tombstone listing shown by Lartigues in 1974 says see Brown;)

 

Heitman surname:  (Edit: The obit of Harvey Heitman in Davenport Times of 12-03-1981 states that he died in Davenport 11-10-1981. Survived by wife, Louise, one son, 3 daughters.  Burial not shown. Louise Heitman obit appears in the DT of 8-31-1995, burial not shown. They were survived by one son and 3 daughters: Richard; Doris Dodge, Lyndia Kraus; Marilyn Reed.)

 

Heitman, Dorothy F:  (1911-2003); “Interment of Dorothy Faye Heitman, 92, was scheduled in Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport, alongside her husband, Ted, who preceded her in death.  Mrs Heitman died of natural causes Nov 18 in Auburn, WA. Born Feb 19, 1911, Dort, as she preferred to be called, moved from South Dakota to Washington in 1937 and settled in Davenport in 1939. She was a member of the Davenport Methodist church for 60 years and active in many community activities. She held offices in the Royal Neighbors of America, was head of the Ground Observer Corps and was also in the Homemakers Club. She loved to knit, crochet, paint and do other handcrafts that found their way into the church bazaars and gifts to friends.  She was preceded in death by her husband. She leaves a daughter, Shirley (and Leo) Powers; three grandsons, sever great grandchildren and two sisters.” (Dav. Times:  11-27-2003);

 

Heitman, Ted A:  (1906-1998);  “One of Davenport’s most talented and interesting citizens was lain to rest earlier this week. Ted A Heitman, 91, a lifelong mechanic and tinkerer, passed away on Jan 1, 1998 in Davenport. He is survived by his wife Dorothy (Dort, for short), at the home. Born on Feb 11, 1906 in North Dakota, Mr Heitman was not originally named Ted. He was given three other names by a family name selection committee, but legally changed his name to Ted later in life. Raised in South Dakota, he graduated from eighth grade and went to work driving truck, which, his wife says, was the beginning of his love for the automobile and anything else mechanical.  After marrying Dort and beginning their family, which included daughter, Shirley, Mr Heitman was employed as an experienced mechanic with a healthy supply of customers. However, due to the depression, cash flow was short and the Heitman’s moved to the Inland Northwest. After working in the woods and trying his had in a few different trades, Mr Heitman settled in Davenport where he went to work at the Ford garage.  He and Ken Huffman opened up Ken and Ted’s Pontiac and later, Mr Heitman worked for a cement company as their truck maintenance mechanic. Interested in anything mechanical, Mr Heitman was also adept at welding, woodworking and small engine repair.  Friends and family say Mr Heitman fell in love with any new invention that came along and took correspondence courses to learn to fix radios and televisions. He constructed a boat, flew airplanes and, according to Dort, even talked about overhauling engines in his sleep. He was the proud inventor of a cross between a bike and a car that friends joke the county still doesn’t know how to license.  A trip to the family home was all visitors needed to know how talented Mr Heitman was. He built a typical playground for his three grandsons, but also threw in a few carnival-type rides such as airplanes and go-carts. Rumor had it a train ride around the family property was next on Mr Heitman’s list of accomplishments.  A valued citizen, Mr Heitman was a volunteer fireman in Davenport, served a term on the school board and was a member of the Davenport-Edwall United Methodist Church for over 50 years.  Other survivors of Mr Heitman include daughter Shirley Powers of Sumner, WA; three grandsons and 7 great grandchildren; two sisters, Hazel Morthland of Deadwood, SD and Adelaide Snyder of Rapid City, SD; numerous nieces and nephews.” (Davenport Times: 1-08-1998) 

 

Helbig, Lewis Wesley:  (1885-1965); “WA Sgt. 1 Concor & Press Co ASC WW I July 4, 1885-Aug 3, 1965”  (Tombstone listing shown by Lartigues in 1974)

 

Heller, Archie C:  (1883-1938); (Tombstone listing shown by Lartigues in 1974)

 

Heller, Elma J: (1871-1954); (Tombstone listing shown by Lartigues in 1974)

 

Heller, George R:  (1901-1973);  d. 10-26-1973; “George Russell Heller was born May 12, 1901 at Nelson, WI, to Mr and Mrs Charles Heller. He died at Davenport Thursday at the age of 72.  Heller moved to Canada with his family, and lived there for several years before returning to the United States; he settled in Davenport in the 1920s and lived here the rest of his life. He served in the US Army from 1942 to 1943. On Oct 28, 1944, he married Myrtle Sheehy.  Heller worked at the Galena Air Base before being employed by the Lincoln County highway department from which he retired in 1966.  He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge, the Masonic Lodge and the American Legion, all of Davenport. He and his wife Myrtle attended the Assembly of God Church in Davenport. He is survived by his wife, Myrtle; by one step-son, Robert Sheehy; and by three step grandchildren, all of Grand Rapids, Iowa.  Funeral services were held Monday at the Strate Funeral Home, the Rev Gail Ott officiating. Burial followed.” (Dav. Times: 11-01-1973); 

 

Heller, Mary:  (1861-1934); “Mrs Mary Heller. Dated: 1-01-1934. married.” (Davenport Methodist Ledger);

 

Heller, Myrtle M: (1898-1989); d. 2-18-1989; 2nd marr. to Geo R Heller; m/o Robert Sheehy;  “Myrtle Marie Heller, 90, died Feb 18, 1989 in the Tri-State Convention Center in Clarkston. Mrs Heller was born May 22, 1898 to Henry and Helena Voss, pioneers of the Edwall area. The family moved to Edwall from Minnesota when she was a baby. She was one of 13 children born to the couple.  She married Robert Sheehy and had one son, Robert Sheehy, Jr, who survives her. The couple divorced and she later married George Heller, who preceded her in death. The couple lived in Davenport until she moved to the convalescent center in 1979.  She is survived by her son, Robert; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and one sister, Helen Voss Springer of Lewiston, Idaho. At her request, cremation occurred in Clarkston. Inurnment will be in the Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport.” (Davenport Times: 2-23-1989); 

 

Helm, Catherine:  (d. Nov 1903, aged 45); “Mrs Catherine Helm died Friday at her home in the eastern part of town of tuberculosis, aged forty-five years. She was a member of the Christian Church for a number of years and leaves a grown daughter and husband to mourn her loss. The funeral sermon was delivered by Rev O G Gist and the remains laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery.—Davenport Tribune” (Citizen: 11-13-1903)

 

Hemmes, Nickolas Jr:  (1930-1952); “Nicholas Hemmes. Died: May 22, 1952.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index);  “WA Pfc. 2 Tank BN 2nd Marine Div. March 26, 1930-May 22, 1952” (Tombstone listing shown by Lartigues in 1974)

 

Henderson, Gary James:  (1931-1956);  d. 7-17-1956; “The body of Gary Henderson, 24, Davenport boy, was found Wednesday morning by three skin divers. Henderson disappeared Tuesday evening while swimming in the backwaters of Roosevelt Lake, 14 miles north of Davenport, while swimming with 10 other men. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, from the Davenport First Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his wife, Pat (Hansen), infant son Jimmy; parents, Mr and Mrs Phil Henderson and brothers, Lyle, Robert and Donald, all of Davenport.” (Citizen: 7-20-1956)

 

Henderson, William:  (d. March 1913);  “All efforts to locate the relatives of William Henderson, familiarly known hereabouts as “Bill Nye” failed, they having left their former location in Nova Scotia. He was buried by the authorities from Stone’s mortuary chapel on Saturday. Although his later life had been one of dissipation, he requested that he be buried under the auspices of…”   (Dav Tribune: 3-13-1913 ) “Galligher Henderson, a local celebrity better known as Bill Nye, quietly took leave of the town a few nights ago, after spending a few hours in the town guard house. Bill had been having such a good time as he thought, but before the evening was over, became so funny that the marshal took him to the city reception rooms and put him under lock and key for the night. He was much displeased by ths even and during the night, took his escape, shook the dust of Davenport from his feet and ahs not been heard of since.” (Davenport Times: Sept 28, 1995 in 100 Yrs Ago reflecting LCT: 9-27-1895)

 

Hendry, James:  (d. 1937, unconfirmed);  “Jim Hendry, for the past two years employed at the Joe C Laney ranch, and for the past two months confined to a Spokane hospital, died there on Friday and was buried at Davenport on Sunday.  A brother, from Kansas, was present.  Mr Hendry had spent the past two years in the Odessa area, after working as an agricultural worker for several years in Lincoln County.  Failing health made it necessary for him to enter the hospital during the late summer.  Mr and Mrs Laney and family attended the funeral services, where the Davenport Presbyterian minister officiated.” (Odessa Record: 12-02-1937)

 

Henneman, Fern A:  (b. 1922-2007) “Fern A Henneman. Davenport.—After what family members characterized as ‘a 25-year courageous battle with cancer,’ Fern Alice (Rash) Henneman died May 23 at age 84. Funeral was May 30 at the Strate Funeral Home Chapel in Davenport, with interment at Mountain View Cemetery. The youngest of four children, she was born July 16, 1922, to Elmer Rash and Hazel (Totten) Rash, in Platt, SD. She attended school in South Dakota, graduating in 1941 from Burke High School. She married Harry W Henneman June 16, 1942, in Nebraska. They lived in Winner, Mitchell, Stickney and Dallas, among other cities in South Dakota. In 1956, they moved to Priest River, Idaho, and then to Kalispell, MT, before settling in Othello, WA, in 1958. She worked at Carnation Potato Co for a short time. When her husband retired and their children were all on their own, they moved to Steptoe and Odessa, where he worked as a mechanic, then on to Davenport, where they operated a self-serve gas station for many years. She was most recently living in Moses Lake with her daughter and son-in-law.  Family members recall her love for butterflies and the color pink. She raised poodles and enjoyed growing African Violets. Preceding in death were her husband of 40 years; a son, Harry W Henneman, Jr; her parents, a sister and two brothers.  She leaves a son, Al (and Carol) Henneman of Othello, and three daughters, Patricia Avila of Othello, Betty (Bill) Bagwell of Spokane, and Beverley (Jerry) Palen of Moses Lake; 22 grandchildren, 50 great grandchildren and 2 great-great granddaughters and one great-great grandson, Jonathan Robertson of Virginia, whom she was able to hold and cuddle in December 2006. She also leaves very special friends Janie Morigeau of Missoula, MT, and Bill and Betty Brice of Moses Lake.” (Davenport Times: 5-31-2007)  

 

Henneman, Harry W:  (1916-1982);  “Local service station owner Harry W Henneman, Sr, died Dec 17 in Davenport at the age of 66.  Born in Meridian, Idaho, on April 28, 1916, Henneman operated Price Less Gas on the west end of Davenport for about six years after working at Davenport Grange Supply.  Services were held Dec 22 at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Strate Funeral Home with Pastor Stan Williamsen of the Zion Lutheran Church officiating. Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery. Henneman is survived by his wife, Fern, who helped operate the service station; two sons, Harry W Henneman … (omission in original) …both of Othello; three daughters, Patricia M Avila of Rufus, OR, Betty J Bagwell and Beverly Morgan, both of Othello; 18 grandchildren; one brother, Howard Henneman of Chamberlain, SD; three sisters, Nora Bews of Priest River, ID, Berniece Schuppan of Hot Springs, SD, Iva Schuppan of McCook, NE; numerous nieces and nephews.” (Davenport Times: 12-23-1982)

 

Henry, Blanche Dearling:  (1878-1969); d. 12-01-1969;

 

Henry, Harry M: (1903-1904); s/o R & BD; d. 8-04-1904; “The little eight month old son of Mr & Mrs Robert Henry of Wilbur died last Friday night at 6 o’clock, and was buried in the Dearling burying grounds in the Davenport Cemetery, Sunday morning. Mrs Henry, the mother of the infant child, was formerly Blanche Dearling, well remembered in Davenport where she resided many years. The child was only sick a few hours, dying of cholera infantum. The loss is a sad one to the young parents, who were greatly attached to the young son. Several friends accompanied them from Wilbur, and at Creston Mr & Mrs Howard joined them. A number of Davenport families met them at the depot, and accompanied the remains of the little one to the cemetery.”  (LCT: 8-19-1904)

 

Hensley, Archie A:  (1871-1918);  d. 1-10-1918;  (Tombstone listing shown by Lartigues in 1974)

 

Hensley, Elizabeth C:  (1865-1938); d. 6-11-1938;  (Tombstone listing shown by Lartigues in 1974)

 

Hensley, Gordon N: (1874-1934); “Gordon Hensley. Dated: 8-16-1934. of Larene.” (Davenport Methodist Ledger) (Tombstone listing shown by Lartigues in 1974) Hensley, Gordon N: (1874-1934); “Gordon Hensley. Dated: 8-16-1934. of Larene.” (Davenport Methodist Ledger) "Gordon N Hensley, 60, a resident of the Davenport region nearly 30 years, died at his farm home Thursday of last week." (Citizen: 8-24-1934)

 

Hensley, Sallie G:  (1879-1977);  “Sallie Gallaher Peak Hensley, 98, died last Sunday, Aug 14, 1977, in the Lincoln Nursing Home. She was born March 28, 1879 in Robertsville, TN.  She came west in 1912 with her sister, Lennie. She married Gordon Nichols Hensley on June 26, 1913. They bought a farm north of Davenport after the marriage.  Mrs Hensley moved to town and then lived on the family farm for four years of her later life. She then moved into the nursing home.  She is survived by a daughter, Alene Odell of Davenport; three grandchildren, J Gordon Odell of Albuquerque, NM, Robert Eugene Odell, of Davenport, and Mrs Carol Ann Campbell of Fremont, CA; nine great grandchildren, Kathy, Karen, Carolyn, John, and Gordon, Jr, all of New Mexico; Lynnetta, Keith and Tim of Davenport and Sarah Ann of California. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Davenport, the Order of the Eastern Star, and a charter member of the Community Grange.” (Davenport Times:  8-18-1977); 

 

Hering, George Edward:  (1897-1951); “George E Hering. Died: June 17, 1951. Buried Davenport,” (Acacia Lodge Index); “George Edward Hering. Died: June 17, 1951.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index); “George Herring. Died: 1951.” (Presbyterian Ledger).  “Funeral services for George E Hering, 53, widely-known newspaper man and justice of the peace at Davenport, are being held this afternoon. He died at his home Sunday night of a heart attack... Mr Hering was born in Seattle and spent much of his youth in Alaska. He began his newspaper career in 1921 as a reporter on the Davenport Times-Tribune after having attended the University of Washington. He remained with the paper 22 years, much of the time as its news editor.  In 1943 he left the paper to become chief accountant in the office of the Lincoln County engineer. He later returned to the news editor’s post, leaving it in 1948 to take the position with the state highway department... He is survived by his widow, Texie, at the home; two sons, George Hering Jr, a teacher at Vancouver, WA, and Patrick, Eastern Washington College of Education student, and a daughter, Barbara, a senior at Davenport high school; four sisters, Mrs Carl E Johnson, Mrs Leo Schlotfeld, Mrs Jean Rogge and Mrs James Winfree, all in Alaska; three brothers, Donald M Hering, Arthur E Hering and Thomas A Hering, all of Fairbanks, Alaska.” (Odessa Record: 6-21-1951) 

 

Hering, Texie A Riddle:  (1902-1989): d. 12-24-1989;  “Texie A Hering, a former Davenport resident, died Dec 24, 1989 in Spokane’s Regency South Care Center. She was 87. Mrs Hering was born October 24, 1902 in Wilkesboro, NC, to Elsie and Aurora (Glass) Riddle. She came to Washington with her parents in 1903. She attended Davenport schools and in 1922 married George E Hering. The couple had three children. Mrs Hering was a housewife. She was past matron of the Davenport Order of Eastern Star chapter and past president of the PEO. Survivors include two sons, George E Hering Jr of Portland, OR, and Robert P Hering of Spokane; four grandchildren…; and two great grandchildren. Services were held Wednesday, Dec 27, at 10 a.m. in the Iris Chapel of Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home. Interment was in Davenport’s Mountain View Cemetery.” (Dav. Times: 12-28-1989);

 

Heriza, Mary Margaret: (1954-1954); aged 8 days; (Tombstone listing shown by Lartigues in 1974)“Mary Heriza.  Died:  12-23-54, age  6 days, infant; Davenport burial.  By R J McDonald. ( Davenport Catholic Ledger);

 

Hess, Ruth M: (1911-1967); w/o Warren E;  d. 10-23-1967; (Tombstone listing shown by Lartigues in 1974)

 

Hess, Warren E: (1910-1991); d. 1-24-1991;  “Former resident Warren Hess passed away on Jan 24 in Seattle, where he resided for many years.  He is survived by his wife Pearl at the home; one son, Mason Hess and wife Carole of Aeneas Valley; one daughter, Judy Hammett and husband Bruce of Banning, CA; two brothers, Arvin Pauley of Walla Walla and Maurice Edlund of Stanwood, and five granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth, and brother Laverne. Graveside service will take place at the Mountainview Cemetery today (Thursday) at 1 p.m., with the Rev Carolyn Krupke officiating.” (Dav. Times: 1-31-1991) 

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Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA submitted

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