Davenport Mountain View Cemetery  


                   submitted by Marge Womach 



 Page Li through LL

See cemetery introduction on page A 



Light, Barney F:  (1888-1974); d. 2-27-1974; “Services were held Saturday in Davenport for Barney Franklin Light, who died Feb 27.  The Rev Gail Ott officiated and pall bearers included Bud Olsen, Earnest Beieler, Glen Slater, Kenneth Huffman, Orno Gunning and Luke Flood. Burial followed at Mountain View Cemetery.  Light was born near Pomeroy in 1888, the eldest child of William and Laura Ellen Light. He moved to a farm in the Egypt area in 1894 and then in 1909 to Alberta, Canada with his parents.  They returned to farm in the Larene area in 1912. Light himself farmed north of Davenport on the old Duncan place until 1930 when he moved to Davenport.  Survivors include a brother, X William Light, Kettle Falls, a sister, Zenia L Hawes, Newberg, OR, and several nieces and nephews.” (Dav. Times: 3-07-1974) 


Light, Laura E:  (1869-1954); d. 6-24-1954; “Laura Ellen Light.  Dated: 6-22-1954. Pioneer mother of Light Brothers.” (Davenport Presbyterian Ledger); {Edit:  The marriage statistics of Ines Light show her father as W F Light born Ohio and her mother as Laura Lewis, born WA. Ines died in 1920.}


Light, Ray F:  (1889-1959); d. 7-04-1959); “WA Pdc. Battery F 346 Field Art. WW I. Oct 5, 1889-July 4, 1959.” (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Lightbody, Rena Denson Kyle:  (1887-1965); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)  Shared tombstone with her twin daughters, surname Kyle. First marriage: Charles N Kyle.


Lightner, B F:  (unconfirmed burial; d. 12-28-1888);  “B F Lightner. Probate File #93. Filed Feb 3, 1889. B F Lightner, a single man, residing in Davenport. Burial expense bill by Dr T Sullivan of Davenport for $85.”  (Lincoln County Superior Court Probate #93); 


Lilienthal surname:  (William A Lilienthal died Jan 22, 1981 in Spokane, burial not stated, see DT: 2-05-1981);


Lilienthal, Max:  (1858-1939); h/o Susie; “Max Lilienthal. Dated: August 30, 1939.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Lilienthal, Susie: (1861-1939); w/o Max; Mother of seven children; resided north Egypt; “Susana E Lilienthal. Dated: October 15, 1939.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Lilje, Daniel William:  (d. 1-25-1995);  “David William Lilje was buried at Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport on Saturday, Jan 28.  Daniel is the beloved infant son of Bill and Michelle Lilje of Davenport. The family has deeply appreciated the thoughts, prayers and support they have received.” (Dav. Times: 2-02-1995)


Lilje, David Wm, Feb 02, 1995

"David William Lilje was buried at Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport on Saturday, Jan 28. Daniel is the beloved infant son of Bill and Michell Lilje of Davenport. The family has deeply appreciated the thoughts, prayers and support they have received." (Dav. Times: 2-02-1995)


Linstrum, Bernice Chilton:  (1896-1988);  “Bernice Chilton Linstrum, 92, of Davenport died July 1, 1988 in the Lincoln Nursing Home.  Mrs Linstrum was born April 15, 1896, at the family homestead six miles south of Davenport, to Henry Chilton and the former Janetta Phillips. She was the second of three children. When she and her brother, Joe, were old enough to attend school, the family moved to Davenport where her father had built a house at the intersection of Seventh and Main streets.  She attended high school in Davenport and graduated with the class of 1915. She then attended Washington State University and graduated in 1919 with a bachelor’s degree in foreign languages.  On Oct 4, 1919, she married Charles Linstrum at the Chilton home in Davenport. The couple moved to the homestead south of town. They retired from farming in 1946 and in 1955 moved to their present home in Davenport.  At WSU she was a charter member of Theta Nu Chapter of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. She had been a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Davenport since May 18, 1908, 80 years, which is the second longest of any living member. She was also a past matron of Davenport chapter #131 Order of Eastern Star, a member of the Fortnightly Study Club for more than 50 years, a charger member of Bluestem Grange, and a member of the Washington Association of Wheat Growers. She is survived by her husband Charles of Davenport; a son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Donita Linstrum of Davenport; a sister, Veryl Poole of Tacoma; grandchildren and their spouses, Jeanetta and Phillip Monfort of Waitsburg, Mike Linstrum of Davenport, Jim and Darci Linstrum of Davenport, and Donna and David Kelly of Richland; great grandchildren, Margaret and Sarah Monfort of Waitsburg, Acacia Linstrum of Kettle Falls and Tyson Linstrum of Davenport; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.  Services were held July 6 in Davenport Presbyterian Church. Rev Jeff Callender officiated. Sarah Jane Johnson was organist and Dixie Guhlke was soloist. Pall bearers were Jim Linstrum, Mike Linstrum, Phillip Monfort, David Kelly, Mike Hardin and Larry Aho. Burial followed in the Mt View Cemetery.  Strate Funeral Home was in charge.” (Davenport Times: 7-07-1988) 


Linstrum, Charles F:  (1895-1996);  “Funeral service for Davenport centenarian Charles F Linstrum was held Monday at the First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev Martha Montovani officiating. Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery. Mr Linstrum, 100, died April 3, 1996 in Davenport.  He was born May 31, 1895, near Rockwell City, Iowa. IN 1901, he, his parents and two sisters moved to Washington, making their home on a small farm on Moran Prairie, just south of Spokane, where he attended country school. He graduated from Lewis and Clark High School in 1913 and WSU in 1919, with a bachelor of science degree in agriculture. In 1917, he entered military service at Camp Lewis.  After 15 ½ months service in WW I, he was discharged as sergeant from 13th Division Headquarters Troop. On Oct 4, 1919, he married Bernice Chilton, a college sweetheart. Together they started farming on her father’s homestead six miles south of Davenport, which is now being farmed by their grandson, Jim, a fourth generation of the Chiltons. The Linstrums retired and moved to Davenport in 1953. Mr Linstrum was a member of Davenport First Presbyterian Church, serving as ruling elder for 21 years. He also was one of two lay delegates from Spokane Presbytery to the General Assembly of the United Presbyterian Church of the United States of America in 1963.  He was a member and past master of Bluestem Grange #776 and Acacia Lodge #58, F& AM. In addition, he was a member and past worthy patron of Davenport Chapter #131, Order of the Eastern Star, and held leadership positions in Davenport Chapter #25 and the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Washington.  Mr Linstrum also was a charter member of Beta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Chi and belonged to Rainbow Dad Assembly #99, Clinton S Brown #46 American Legion and Spokane’s El Katif Shrine Temple.  A director of the Davenport Consolidated School District for 17 ½ years, he served as east side vice president of the Washington State School Directors Association. He also served on the boards of United Grain Growers of Harrington for 32 years and Lincoln Electric Cooperative for 21 years. Mr Linstrum is survived by one son and his wife, Joseph and Donita Linstrum of Davenport; four grandchildren,….; six great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife Bernice in 1988, three sisters and one brother.”  (Davenport Times: 4-11-1996); 


Linstrum, Donita M Hedrick: (1923-2003);  “Memorial service for Donita M Linstrum, 80, of Davenport, is scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct 4, at the First Presbyterian Church in Davenport. Family interment will precede at Mountain View Cemetery with the Rev Ted Broadway officiating. Mrs Linstrum died Sept 28, 2003, in Davenport.  Born Aug 28, 1923, to James Lee and Geneva (Milliken) Hedrick, she grew up in Creston and attended local schools She was crowned Lincoln County Fair Queen in 1939. She attended WSC (now WSU) in Pullman, majoring in dietetics and nutrition, then married Joseph Chilton Linstrum on Oct 12, 1945. The couple farmed on the family homestead between Davenport and Harrington.  She belonged to First Presbyterian Church in Davenport, Washington State Grange, Order of Eastern Star, VFW Women’s Auxiliary and Fortnight Study Club. She was a homemaker, gardener and cook and also enjoyed bridge, sewing and home decorating. She also was a Sunday school teacher, a co-leader of 4-H clubs and a room mother at school.  She also enjoyed family fishing, camping and boating outings, many of which centered around Porcupine Bay and Lake Coeur d’Alene. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1998. She leaves four children, Jeanetta (and Philip) Monfort of Waitsburg, WA, Mike Linstrum (and Celine Schwartz) of Davenport, Jim (and Darci) Linstrum of Davenport, and Donna (and David) Kelly of Richland, WA; six grandchildren; a sister, Audrey Kunz, of Wilbur, and a brother, Richard Hedrick of Kennewick; and numerous nieces and nephews.” (Davenport Times: 10-02-2003); 


Linstrum, Joseph C:  (1920-1998);  “A third generation wheat and cattle rancher in the Davenport area, Joseph Chilton Linstrum, passed away at Lincoln Hospital Feb 6, 1998. He was 77.  Born Oct 23, 1920 in Spokane to Charles F and Bernice (Chilton) Linstrum, Mr Linstrum spent the last forty years of the family homestead south of Davenport.  An Eagle Scout, he graduated from Davenport High School in 1938 and was proud to be a member of the 1937 undefeated Gorilla football team Mr Linstrum attended Washington State College where he majored in agriculture and belonged to Sigma Chi fraternity. In 1945, he married Donita Herdrick. Mr Linstrum served on the Davenport School Board and was a director at the Davenport Grange Supply. He was also a member of the Presbyterian Church, Bluestem Grange, Acacia Lodge and El Katif Shrine. An avid outdoorsman, Mr Linstrum enjoyed 40 years of elk hunting in the Blue Mountains and his love for fishing at Deer Springs earned him the title of ‘mayor’ of that fishing hole.  He is survived at home by his wife of 52 years, Donita. Other survivors include four children; Jeanetta Monfort and husband Phillip of Waitsburg, WA, Mike Linstrum of Davenport, Jim Linstrum and wife Darci of Davenport, and Donna Kelly and her husband David of Richland, WA. He will also be missed by 6 grandchildren. Memorial services will be held Friday, Feb 13 at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Davenport. Rev Martha Montovani will officiate. Private graveside services will precede the memorial service.” (Davenport Times:  11998) 


Llewellyn, Betty:  (1833-1916); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Llewellyn, John Mayford:  (1902-1904); d. 7-09-1904; (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)



Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA submitted

to the WAGenWeb by Marge Womach, January 2009

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