Davenport Mountain View Cemetery  


                   submitted by Marge Womach 



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Rabuck, Angelina A:  (1860-1914); w/o NE; (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74) No death or burial permit cards at Lincoln Co Auditor were found to match this data. Did not check with Davenport City Hall.


Rademacher surname:  “Now is the Time to Buy your school shoes. We have a great variety for boys and girls which will stand hard wear and resist wet weather. If any dealer offers school shoes as good as ours, and for less money, he will have to either beg, borrow or steal the goods. C Rademacher, The Davenport Shoe Man.” (LCT: 10-10-1902)


Rademacher, Albert:  (1898-1916);  “Albert Rademacher, 18 years, son of Mr & Mrs Carl Rademacher of this city, died Friday, June 16, after an illness of two weeks. Funeral services were held in the German ME Church Sunday and interment was made in Mountain View cemetery. Rev G Maag and Rev John Beck assisted the pastor, Rev A F Hilmer, in the services. The young man’s death came as a surprise to his many friends, as it was not generally known that he was seriously ill. He was born in Chicago, IL, June 12, 1898, coming to Davenport with his parents in 1900. The father, mother, 2 brothers, Frederick and Paul, and 2 sisters, Lilly and Frieda, survive him.” (Dav Tribune: 6-22-1916)  “Albert Rademacher, son of Mr and Mrs C Rademacher, died in Davenport June 16, 1916. Funeral services were held from the German ME Church, Sunday, June 18. Rev John A Beck, of Moscow, Idaho; Rev G Maag of Rosalia, and Pastor A F Hilmer of Davenport, conducted the services.  The deceased was born in Chicago June 12, 1898, and was brought to Davenport by his parents in 1900. He graduated from the grammar school here and for the last year was working with his father. He leaves a mother, father, two brothers, Fred and Paul, and two sisters, Lillian and Freda.” (LCT: 6-23-1916);


Rademacher, Maria: (1862-1937);  “Maria Rademacher. Died: 6-29-1937; Birth: 1-18-1862, Germany. Married.  Father: ___ Krauter. Mother: unknown.  Buried: Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card) “Marie Rademacher. Married. Died: 6-29-1937.” (Davenport Methodist Ledger); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74); “Kase Radmacher; 38, male, Germany, married, shoemaker; Marie, 40, female, Germany, married;  Albert, 4, male, IL, single; Lillie, female, 2, IL, single; Fritz, 3 mos, male, WA, single.” (1902 Davenport Census);


Ragan, Leonard Earl:  (1927-1953); d. 1-07-1953;  “Leonard Ragan. Died: Jan 7, 1953.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Railey surname:  Lartigues reported 3 tombstones near the Railey plot without surnames on the stones for Lenard, Lulian and Willie. These have not yet been investigated.  “Marriage licenses were issued yesterday to Carroll George Atkinson of Seattle, 20 years old and Estella Railley, 19 of Davenport. The couple were married by Deputy County treasurer C C Gibson.” (Davenport Tribune: 8-14-1913)


Railey, Bertie:  (1887-1891);  “Bertie Railey. Died: Sept 12, 1891, at Davenport. Age: 4 years.”  (Lincoln County Auditor death ledger);


Railey, Carl: (d. 1901) “Carl, the little sixteen months child of Mr and Mrs I N Railey died Friday evening after a short illness. Services were held in the ME church Sunday and the little fellow was laid at rest in Mountain View Cemetery. The sympathy of a large circle of friends goes forth to the bereaved family. This lovely child thus early torn From our fond breasts away, With silent grief is gently borne To its lone bed of clay. Here sleep then till our longer race And heavier toils shall close; Then shall we seek they resting place, And share they long repose.” (Dav. Tribune: 9-05-1901); 


Railey, Cynthia M:  (1862-1957);  “Cynthia Manurva Railey. Died: 18 April 1957, Davenport, WA.  Birth: 29 April 1862, Irvington, IL. Father: Marcus Falkner; Mother: unobtainable. Widow (Issac Newton Railey). Buried: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Railey, Isaac N:  (1845-1929); Civil War;  “Isaac Newton Railey. Died: 28 Dec 1929, Davenport, WA. Birth: 10 Oct 1845, Richville, IL.  Father: Priestly Railey, born KY; Mother: Polly Armstrong, born IL; Spouse: Cynthia M Falkner, born Irvington, IL. Buried: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card) “Co B 62nd IL Inf.”  (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74); “Isaac Railey, #19, Priv. Co B 62 IL inf.; 8-15-62 to 8-02-65; 2 yr 11 mo 17 dy; Davenport, Lincoln Co.  Lung Trouble.”  (1890 Lincoln Co Census, Special Schedule: SD 167; ED 36;  Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Widows, Etc.);


Rambo, Bertha L Zuehlke:  (1880-1948); w/o Wm D; “Bertha Rambo. Died: July 27, 1948.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index);  “Funeral services were held for Mrs Bertha Rambo at the Davenport Presbyterian church Saturday morning. Dr Norman Tully officiated. Burial was in Mountain View cemetery there. Mrs Rambo, mother of Sheriff Frank C Rambo, died Monday of last week at Everett. The body was sent to Davenport over the GN and was met here Thursday night by Wendell Bumgarner of the Funeral Home who directed the last rites. Mrs Rambo operated a rooming and boarding house at Davenport for many years, and was cateress for the commercial club’s weekly luncheon for 22 years.” (Citizen: 8-__-1948); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Rambo, Chauncey M:  (1906-1942); “Chancey Merven Ramm. Died: 10-01-1942; Birth: 8-17-1906, WA.  Spouse: Martha Rambo.  Father: William Rambo (possible error on card). Buried: Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health Death card) “Chauncey M Rambo. Died: Oct 1, 1942.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index);  “Chancey Rambo. Died: Oct 1, 1942.” (Davenport Presbyterian Ledger); 


Rambo, George Vernon:  (d. Aged: 8 days); s/o WD & L; (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Rambo, Laura I:  (d. 6-01-1895); Aged: 29 yrs 5 mos 21 days; w/o WD; “Mrs Bell Rambo. Died: June 1, 1896.” (Davenport Presbyterian Ledger); (Edit: no registration of her death in Lincoln Co Auditor death ledger); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Rambo, William D:  (1850-1917);  {Edit:  “Mr W D Rambo and Miss Bertha Zuehlke were united in marriage Wednesday evening at 8:30, at the residence of the bride’s uncle and aunt, Mr and Mrs Fred Zuehlke, Rev J A Rodgers officiating. The ceremony took place in the presence of only a few family friends. After the wedding the bride and groom drove out to the latter’s home near town.  Mr Rambo is one of the best known citizens in his neighborhood, coming here in early days, and like most old-time farmers, is in easy circumstances. Miss Zuehlke is a more recent arrival, a well disposed, conscientious girl, capable of making a good home.” (LCT:10-10-1902)} (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Ramm, Chancey Merven:  “Chancey Merven Ramm. Died: 10-01-1942; Birth: 8-17-1906, WA.  Spouse: Martha Rambo.  Father: William Rambo (possible error on card). Buried: Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health Death card)


Ramm, Charles Axel:  (1887-1964); “Charles Axel Ramm. Died:  6-02-1964, Davenport, WA. Father: Edward Ramm; Mother: Anna Salde. Spouse: Married.  Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card);  “Funeral services for Charles A Ramm, 77, retired Lincoln County Auditor, were held on Saturday. The Rev Joseph Woodford of the Methodist Church officiated.  Charles Axel Ramm was born May 8, 1887 at Davenport, son of Edward and Anna Ramm. He was married Dec 30, 1909 to Ethel Phinney of Davenport.  Mr Ramm first served in the auditor’s office when he was appointed a deputy by Auditor C C Leete in 1913. He resigned in March 1914, to accept an appointment as Davenport postmaster, states the Davenport Times. He served as a Lincoln County deputy sheriff in 1935 and 1936 and was appointed a deputy auditor again in 1940.  An active Democrat, Mr Ramm was elected county auditor in 1942 and served four terms in that office. He retired in January, 1959. Survivors include his wife, Ethel, at home; one daughter, Veryl Kirk, Sprague; a granddaughter, Joan Fries, Harrington; and four great grandchildren.” (Odessa Record: 6-11-1964)


Ramm, Ethel V:  (1889-1971); d. 5-04-1971; (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Ramm, Lois:  (1912-1912); d. 11-23-1912; d/o CA & EV; “In this city on Saturday, November 23, 1912, Lois Marie, daughter of Mr & Mrs C A Ramm, of pneumonia, aged three months. The funeral services were held on Monday last from the ME church, Rev Hoskins officiating and interment was in the cemetery southeast from the city.” (Dav Tribune: 11-28-1912)


Randall, Dollie McCullough: (1902-1995);  “Funeral service for Dollie M Randall will be at 2 p.m. today (Thursday) at the First Presbyterian Church in Davenport, with the Rev Scott Phillips officiating. The former Davenport resident died May 21, 1995 in Nine Mile. She was 92.  She was born Nov 27, 1902 in Davenport to Clarence and Dollie (Blake) McCullough. She grew up in the Davenport area, attending school north of town. She married Lee Randall on Dec 12, 1918.  Mrs Randall belonged to the First Presbyterian Church and was a charter member of North Star Grange. She is survived by one son, Lee Randall of Davenport; one daughter, Lillie Ford of Buhl, Idaho; nine grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren; one brother, Archie McCullough of Oakland, OR; one sister, Goldie Peterson of Klamath Falls, OR, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs Randall was preceded in death by her husband Lee in 1976; one daughter, Leona Doering in 1966; one grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and eight brothers and sisters. Strate Funeral Home in Davenport is in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times: May 25, 1995); 


Randall, Jim:  (unconfirmed; d. Feb 1965);  “Mrs H B Lesnett, Mr and Mrs Lyle Coleman, and Mr William Moeller and sons attended the funeral services Sunday afternoon, at Davenport, for Jim Randall.  Bill Parr and Raymond Timm came from Wenatchee Saturday and spent the weekend with their parents. They attended the last rites Sunday at Davenport for Jim Randall. Don Phillips attended the Jim Randall funeral services Sunday for Jim Randall. Mr and Mrs Cecil Birge, Mr Herbert Hardung and daughter Pat, and Mrs Adelia Scott attended the funeral services at Davenport for Jim Randall.” (Citizen in Davenport Times: 2-11-1965); 


Randall, Lee W:  (1921-1996);  “Lifelong area resident Lee W Randall, 75, passed away Aug 20, 1996 in Davenport.  No services will be held per his request. He was born on March 17, 1921, in Davenport to Lee C and Dollie (McCullough) Randall. He grew up in Davenport and attended school here, graduating from DHS in 1939.  He married Lois Simpson in Creston on Dec 22, 1945.  A lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and North Star Grange, Mr Randall received a Purple Heart during WW II and had 31 years of government service.  Mr Randall is survived by his wife of 50 years, Lois Randall, at the home;  three daughters, Cathy DeSautel and her husband Skip of Inchelium, Lila Kruger and her husband Chris of Glenwood, WA, and Vicki Randall of Libby, MT; four grandchildren, Roger and Kelly Finley of Inchelium, and Scott and John Kruger of Glenwood; one sister, Lillie Ford of Buhl, Idaho; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister. Strate Funeral Home in Davenport is in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times: 8-22-1996);


Randall, Lillie E:  (1861-1947); “Lillie E Randall. Died: July 19, 1947.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Randall, Lois Fay Simpson:  (unconfirmed: 1924-2004); w/o Lee W;  “Celebration of Life for Lois Fay Randall, 79, who made Davenport her home, took place Tuesday, April 27, at the Strate Funeral Home Chapel in Davenport.  Mrs Randall died Friday, April 23, 2004, in Spokane.  Born Oct 18, 1924, in Pullman, to George W ‘Pete’ Simpson and Lola (Jones) Simpson, she moved to Lincoln as a young girl, then to Davenport where she finished high school, graduating in 1942.  She married Lee W Randall on Dec 22, 1945, in Creston. They lived in various communities while Lee worked at different jobs. They settled in the Davenport area in the early 1950s. She enjoyed fishing and camping, playing pinochle, attending grange dances, embroidery and traveling, and coffee with friends at the Senior Center.  She belonged to the Davenport Senior Citizens, the North Star Grange and Egypt Community Club.  Her husband preceded her in death in 1996. She leaves three daughters, Cathy (and Skip) Desautel of Inchelium, Lila (and Chris) Kruger of Glenwood, WA, and Vicki Randall of Libby, MT; four grandchildren, Roger Finley, Kelly Finley, Scot and John Kruger; two great grandchildren..; a brother and a sister, Gene Simpson and Beatrice Neihart, both of Davenport; and numerous nieces and nephews.” (Davenport Times: 4-29-2004); 


Rankin, Dale D:  (1891-1961); h/o Laura; “Dale D Rankin. Died: 3-04-1961. A joyful spirit and faithful sexton.” (Davenport Presbyterian Funeral Ledger);


Rankin, John:  (1857-1935); “John Rankin. Died: 15 May 1935, Davenport, WA.  Birth: 29 March 1857, Glasgow, Scotland. Spouse: Margaret Matherson. Father: Gavin Rankin, born Glasgow, Scotland.  Mother: Janet Furgeson, born Glasgow, Scotland. Buried: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA” (Lincoln Co Health death card); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Rankin, Laura L:  (1893-1964); w/o Dale; (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Rankin, Margaret: (1859-1941);  “Margaret Rankin. Died: 7-01-1941; Birth: 6-06-1858, Canada; widowed. Parents: unobtainable. Buried: Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card) “Margaret Rankin.  Died: July 1, 1941.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index);  “Mrs John Rankin. Died: July 3, 1941.”  (Davenport Presbyterian Ledger);  (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Rasmussen, Marie T:  (1898-1992);  “Marie T Rasmussen, 93, passed away June 23, 1992 in Elma, WA.  Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the chapel of Strate Funeral Home in Davenport, with Pastor David Daugs officiating. Interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport.  She was born Dec 6, 1898 in Ada, MN.  She married Norman E Rasmussen June 26, 1923. They lived for more than 20 years in the Davenport area, raising their family here. She was preceded in death by her husband Norman, one son, Vernon, and a daughter, Mae Abbott.  She is survived by two sons, Norman Rasmussen of Auburn, WA, and LeRoy Rasmussen of Elma; six daughters, Alice Barr of Bremerton, Ruby Schmauder of Vancouver, WA, Betty Brown of Davenport, Carol McCaffery of Anacortes, Marie VanHardenberg of Vancouver, WA, and Deanna Dixon of Spokane; 24 grandchildren; and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.” (Davenport Times: 6-25-1992); 


Rasmussen, Norman E:  (1902-1978);  “Funeral services for Norman E Rasmussen will be held Friday, June 16 at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport with the Rev Stanley Williamson officiating. Interment will be held at Mt View Cemetery with Strate Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  Rasmussen, 75, died June 12, 1978 in Davenport, where he has resided the past 17 years.  He was born in Ada, MN, July 22, 1902. He and his wife, Marie, moved to Washington in 1941.  He is survived by his wife, Marie, at the home; three sons, Vernon Rasmussen of Seattle, Norman Rasmussen of Auburn, Wash., LeRoy Rasmussen of Albion, Wash.; seven daughters, Mae L Abbott of Santa Ana, CA, Mrs Frank (Alice) Barr of Poulsbo, Wash., Mrs Kenneth (Ruby) Schmauder of Vancouver, Wash., Mrs Donald (Betty) Brown of Davenport, Mrs Robert (Carol) McCaffery of Anacortes, Wash., Mrs Gerald (Marie) VanHardenberg of Vancouver, Wash., and Mrs Donald (Deanna) Chappell of Spokane. He is also survived by 24 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs Cora Lovelace of Lewiston, Idaho, and Mrs Myrtle Bemis of Ada, MN; one brother, John Rasmussen of Ada, MN; and numerous nieces and nephews.” (Davenport Times: 6-15-1978); 


Rathjens, Jacob:  (d. 1-06-1904; age 43); “Jake Rathjens, who attempted to commit suicide by shooting himself in the head a few weeks ago, while in Spokane, died Tuesday noon at the home of Mr Fortiner, in this city, from the effects of the wound. It was at first supposed that the bullet had glanced off. It was fired squarely in the head from the right side, in front of the ear. Dr R P Moore made a careful examination of the wound last week, and discovered for the first time that the bullet was lodged in against the brain. A surgical operation was resorted to, and the bullet chiseled out with difficulty, pus flowing out freely before and after it was removed. He appeared to improve rapidly for a short time after the operation was performed, but along towards midnight, Monday, he began to grow worse, and at noon, Tuesday, he was dead, death resulting from blood poisoning. Jake Rathjens was a native of Germany, and would have been 43 years old on the 17th of this month. He is a cousin of Johnny Horwege, of this place, and has two living brothers in the old country. He came here some twenty years ago, later married, and was regarded as a prosperous and well-to-do farmer. He and his wife did not get along harmoniously, however, and a year ago they moved to Spokane, where their differences became pronounced. A few weeks ago he attempted to commit suicide by shooting himself in the head, but so far recovered that he came out to Davenport a few days after, and had been on the streets almost every day until about a week ago, when the wound began to give him serious trouble. His wife and other relatives came in Wednesday evening, and Thursday afternoon his remains were laid away in Mountain View cemetery, the funeral services being conducted from the Presbyterian church by Rev J A Rodgers.”  (LCT: 1-08-1904)


Rattray, George Vernon:  (1912-1912); d. 10-09-1912; s/o B & N; (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Raugust, Katherine J:  (1901-1988); d. 6-17-1988; “Katherine Julianna Raugust. Died: 6-17-1988, Davenport, WA. Father: Daniel Reimann. Mother: Katherine Mattis.  Spouse: Rudolph F Raugust. Buried: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card);  “Katherine ‘Katie’ Julianna Raugust died June 17, 1988 in Davenport.  She was 86.  She was born July 20, 1901 in Eugene, OR, to Daniel Reimann and the former Katherine Mattis. She was the twelfth of thirteen children. Mrs Raugust spent her childhood in Roy, Idaho, then Odessa, where she met her husband, Rudy, at church. On June 20, 1921, she and Rudy were married in Ritzville, and they farmed for five years near Irby, WA. After the birth of their daughter, Viola, they moved to Davenport in Oct of 1925, where they farmed for the next 48 years.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Rudy, on April 5, 1986.  Mrs Raugust was a member of the Davenport Presbyterian Church for 59 years, the Community Grange, had been a 4-H leader for 20 years, a past member of the Lincoln County Fair Board and Larene Ladies Club. IN 1945 she received a certificate of merit from WSU for being an outstanding citizen in agriculture and industry.  She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Viola and Joe Lilje of Davenport; grandchildren and their families, Jim, Diana, Matthew and Nathan Lilje of Renton, Randy, Robin, Morgan and Katie Lilje of Helena, MT, Kathie, John and Anna Kennedy of San Diego, CA, and bill and Michelle Lilje of Davenport; two sisters, Mrs Mary Sager of Burley, ID, and Mrs Bertha Gering of Monroe; numerous nieces and nephews. Services were held Monday, June 20, in the First Presbyterian Church, Davenport. Rev Jeff Callender officiated. Connie Meye was organist and Carla Boleneus and Dawna Reed were soloists. Burial was in the Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport. Strate Funeral Home was in charge.” (Davenport Times:  6-23-1988) 


Raugust, Rudolph F:  (1897-1986; d. 4-05-1986)  “Rudolph F Raugust. Died: 4-05-1986, Davenport, WA.  Spouse: Katherine J Reimann. Father: Christian Raugust. Mother: Louise Janke. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Raymer, James A: (unconfirmed: d. 11-28-2003 in AZ, b. 5-29-1934 to John C Raymer and his wife Lilly Hansen Raymer. Burial not specified);


Raymer, John C:  (1898-1989);  “Graveside services for John C Raymer will be held Thursday, June 1, at 11 a.m. in the Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport.  Mr Raymer was born March 14, 1898 in Reardan and was raised and educated there. He served in World Wars I and II and had been a member of the Clinton S Brown Post of the American Legion for 70 years.  He married Lilly Hansen in 1921 and they resided in Davenport until he re-entered the service in 1941. Mrs Raymer preceded him in death in 1977.  Mr Raymer is survived by two sons, John Jr, of Prescott, AZ, and James of Wichita, KS; one daughter, Joan Holmes of Cambridge, ID; one sister, Elizabeth Eaton of Spokane; two nieces, Nancy Reinbold and Mary Coleman, both of Davenport; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.” (Davenport Times: 5-25-1989); 


Raymer, John C, Jr: (d. 9-04-2002); “A military graveside service for John C Raymer, Jr, 80, took place Saturday, Oct 19, at Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport. Strate Funeral Home handled local arrangements. Lt Col Raymer, a 1940 Davenport High School graduate, died Sept 4, 2002, in Prescott, AZ. A full obituary was published in the Sept 26 issue of the Times.” (Davenport Times: 10-24-2002);


Raymer, Lilly M Hansen:  (1901-1977);  “Funeral services were held Friday, Nov 25 for Lilly M Raymer, former resident of Davenport. Mrs Raymer was born in Davenport Jan 13, 1901 and died in Indian Valley, ID on Nov 22, 1977.  She graduated from Davenport High school and married John C Raymer Oct 10, 1921. Raymer had been a distributor for American Motors and Studebaker during his residence in Davenport.  They moved to Ogden, UT about 30 years ago and had also lived in Oakland, CA, Boise, ID and Moscow, ID for periods of time. From 1965 to her death, Mrs Raymer had lived in Spokane.  During her residence in Davenport, she had been associated with the Davenport Presbyterian Church, where she taught in the church school department. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and had served as a Red Cross volunteer. Survivors include her husband, John C Raymer of Spokane; two sons, John C Raymer, Jr, of Prescott, AZ and James A Raymer of Berthoud, CO; one daughter, Joan Holmes of Indian Valley, ID; one sister, Agnes Miller of Spokane; and five grandchildren. Interment was at Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, under direction of Strate Funeral Home with the Rev Roger V Muisiner officiating.” (Davenport Times: 12-01-1977); 


Raymond, Grover: (d. 1906);  “Grover Raymond, aged 21, a former resident of this city, died on June 20 at St Luke’s Hospital in Spokane, WA of typhoid pneumonia, and was buried here in Mt View Cemetery last Saturday. Mr Raymond was well known and liked here for his sterling qualities, and had just been promoted to the passenger service of the Northern Pacific Railroad by whom he was employed, and he made but one trip when he was taken ill. He leaves a mother in Spokane and grandparents, Mr & Mrs Dunning, who reside in this city. It is said he carried $2000 life insurance in the Pacific Railway Insurance Assoc, which goes to his mother.” (LCT: 6-29-1906)


Raymond, Lola:  (1887-1902); d. 12-02-1902; d/o CL & AF; “Died at her home in Davenport, Tuesday morning, Dec 2, 1902, at 11 o’clock, Miss Lola Raymond. She was born in Lesterville, South Dakota, April 22, 1886. As her father was a railroad man they made many changes in their location. In 1890 she moved with her parents to Armour, SD, where they lived until 1891, then moved to Iowa, and lived there until 1893, then moved back to Fort Pierre, SD, and from there to Mitchell, SD, where they lived until 1896, when she moved with her mother to Davenport, Washington. She and her mother kept a restaurant near the depot, and from there moved to the west part of town, where she lived until about three months ago, and then moved down on Harker street, where, about five weeks ago, she was taken sick with typhoid fever, and passed away Tuesday morning last. The first of September she entered the Freshman class in the Davenport High School, and will be greatly missed by her teachers and schoolmates. She was baptized in the Christian church about one year ago. Lola leaves many friends and schoolmates to mourn her loss. Funeral services were held in the Baptist church Thursday at 2 o’clock and the remains were laid away in Mountain View Cemetery. Fred Neal, Brooke Anderson, Augusta Jayne, Ada Moffat, Committee Freshman Class, Davenport High School.”  (LCT: 12-05-1902);  (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)



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