Davenport Mountain View Cemetery  


                   submitted by Marge Womach 



Page Sc

See cemetery introduction on page A



Scamahorn, Ora:  (1885-1962);  “Ora Scamahorn.  Died: 5-08-1962. A relative of Non Elliott.”  (Davenport Presbyterian Funeral Ledger); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Scharff, Dora M:  (1892-1986);  “Mrs Dora Scharff. Died: July 8, 1986.” Davenport Presbyterian Ledger);  “Dora Mae Scharff. Died: 7-08-1986, Davenport, WA.  Spouse: Rudolph Scharff. Father: Henry Winthrop Teel. Mother: Margaret Jane Humphreys. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln County Health death card);


Scharff, Elmer G:  (1902-1963);  “Elmer George Scharff.  Died: 8-18-1063. Birth: 2-10-1902, Rocklyn, WA. Married. Father: Fred Scharff. Mother: Louisa Kahse. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card);


Scharff, Frederick W A:  (1857-1933); d. 8-17-1933;  “Frederick A Scharff. Died: 8-17-1933, Davenport, WA.  Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA. (Lincoln Co Health death card);  {Edit: see also ‘Scharffs Hold Family Reunion in Davenport’ in DT: 9-07-1995 where 72 descendants of Frederick and Louis Scharff united.}


Scharff, Louisa Kahse:  (1868-1914); d. 2-02-1914; w/o Friedrich; (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Scharff, Rudolph H: (1890-1952);  “Rudolph Scharff. Died: Nov 22, 1952.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index);  “Rudolph Scharff. Died: 11-22-1952.” (Davenport Presbyterian Funeral Ledger);  “Rudolph Scharff. Died: 11-22-1952. Birth: 9-01-1880, Pennsylvania. Married. Father: Frederick Scharff. Mother: Unobtainable. Burial: Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln County Health death card);


Scheibner, Effie Virginia (Funk):  (1910-2004); w/o Herman;  “Funeral for Effie Virginia (Funk) Scheibner, 94 took place Tuesday, May 24, at the Strate Funeral Home Chapel in Davenport. Concluding ceremonies and vault interment were at Mountain View Cemetery.  Mrs Scheibner died May 22, 2004, in Davenport, her home of many years.  Born Feb 26, 1910, at Wolfred, WA, she was the daughter of James Riley Funk and Francis Ophelia Hahn Funk. She attended school at Usk and Newport High School in 1927. She worked as a waitress in a Newport café owned by the late I P Pease. In 1928, she  moved to Davenport to continue working for Pease who had purchased the Lincoln Hotel and Café.  She married Herman C Scheibner on July 27, 1929. The couple purchased a home in Davenport and resided there until his death and her move into an assisted living home in Davenport. She enjoyed crocheting, fishing and gardening. A son, Bill, also preceded her in death. She leaves a son, James Scheibner of Albuquerque, NM; a daughter, Virginia Pierce of Chewelah; two brothers, Robert and Thomas Funk; a sister, Myrtle Woodhead of Ellensburg; five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, a great great grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews.”  (Davenport Times: 5-27-2004);


Scheibner, Herman C:  (1893-1982); h/o Effie V;  “Herman Claude Scheibner. Died: 4 Aug 1982, Davenport, WA. Spouse: Effie Funk. Father: Charles F Scheibner. Mother: Margaret Ann Jenkins. Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln County Health death card);  “Funeral services for Herman Scheibner, 89, of Davenport were held Friday morning at the Strate Funeral Home.  Scheibner was born Feb 18, 1893 at Northrup Canyon, WA, where his father had homesteaded. In his early 20s, he lived in Canada; afterward, he came to this area where he lived the rest of his life.  On July 29, 1929, he married his wife, Effie, and they moved into the house where they lived all their married life. He worked for Lincoln County for more than 40 years and retired as shop foreman. He was a member of the Davenport City Council during the 1960s.  Scheibner is survived by his wife, Effie; sons, James of Albuquerque, NM, and Bill of Kennewick; his daughter, Mrs Don (Virginia) Pierce of Davenport; his brother, Edward of Spokane; his sister, Anna Kiner of Wilbur; as well as five grandchildren, two great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Officiating at the service was Rev Jeff Callender of Davenport Presbyterian Church. Burial followed at Mountain View Cemetery. Pall bearers were Vern Bumgarner, Don Hein, Jerry Janett, Hank Nicholls, Bud Olson, and Frank Rambo.” (Davenport Times: 8-12-1982)


Schendel, Bertha:  (1887-1978); w/o Edward;   “Funeral services for Bertha Schendel were held July 10 at the Davenport Methodist Church. Mrs Schendel came to the United States from Germany when she was three weeks old. She was 91 when she died July 6, 1978 at Lincoln Hospital.  Concluding services and interment were held at Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport. The Rev Betty Martin officiated the services. Mrs Schendel was a member of the Davenport Methodist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Schendel, in 1967.  She is survived by one daughter, Mrs C W (Latonia) Horwege of Davenport; three sisters, Pauline Serr of Sacramento, CA; Lydia Deitzer of Vancouver, BC; Millie Angerman of Kitchner, Ontario, Canada; and numerous nieces and nephews. At the services, Dixie Guhlke and Naomi Kruger provided the music which included ‘Under His Wings’ and ‘Beyond the Sunset’.  Pallbearers were Clyde Burge, Fred Burge, Orville Rux, Herb Kruger, Les Seimer and Lonnie Nelson.” (Davenport Times:  7-20-1978); 


Schendel, Edward G:  (1884-1961); h/o Bertha;  “Edward Schendel, 77, former Odessa resident, died at his home in Davenport. Burial to be in Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport. He was born in Minneapolis, Feb 20, 1884, and came to WA in 1900, at the age of 17, settling in the Davenport area. He came to Odessa in 1918, farming the Bill Spiecker and Roy Mills places until 1932, returning to Davenport. Survivors include his wife, Bertha, at the home; one daughter, Mrs C W Horwege, Davenport; one brother, Charles, at Seattle.” (notes from Odessa Record: March 1961 scrapbook) “Edward Gustav Schendel. Died: 3-28-1961. Birth: 2-20-1884, Minneapolis, MN. Married.  Father: Herman Schendel. Mother: Minnie Strehaler. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.”  (Lincoln Co Health death card);


Schendel, Herman:  (1863-1916);  “Herman Schendel was born in Greenwood, Hennepin Co, MN on Jan 6, 1863. March 24, 1883 he was united in marriage with Minnie Stehler. Five children were born to this union, a son and a daughter have passed away before the father. Edward, Mamie and Herman mourn the loss of their father. In 1900 Mr Schendel moved his family from MN to Davenport. Six weeks ago he suffered a slight stroke of Paralysis followed by softening of the brain and death followed Wednesday June 14 after considerable suffering. Funeral services will be held from the German ME church Friday.” (LCT: 6-16-1916)  (Edit: Another Herman Schendle, died: 11-22-1929; and Minnie Schendel, died: Apr 27, 1939, single,  as found in the Davenport Methodist ledger, burial not specified.);


Schendle, Herman:  (unconfirmed; d. 11-22-1929);  “Herman Schendle. Died: 11-22-1929.”  (Davenport Methodist Ledgers);  Herman Schendel, 38, b. MN, was on the 1902 Census in the Zion Rocklyn district with his family: Minnie, wife; Edward, and Mamie.


Schendel, Minnie B:  (1861-1929);  or (1881-1939); w/o Herman; “Minnie Schendle. Died: April 27, 1939.”  (Davenport Methodist Ledgers); 


Schiffler surname:  Fred Schiffler, buried in Spokane’s Riverside Park, died in August 1926, at the age of 72. He was the father of Hugo and Fred E and two daughters, Mrs L J Miller of Davenport and Mrs W G Mauser of Spokane.  “Appraisal of the estate of Frederick and Pauline Schiffler, made by Math Foehr, Lon Johnson and C Rademacher of Davenport, shows the estate to consist of property worth $9,250.” (Odessa Record: 5-20-1927) “Petition for probate of the estate of Frederick and Pauline Schiffler and the naming of their son-in-law, L J Miller of Davenport as administrator has been files.” (OR: 1-21-1927); “The funeral of Mrs Pauline Schiffler, age 72, pioneer resident of Davenport, who died at Davenport last week was held at the Methodist church Monday morning, the Rev A F Kroneman officiating. Interment was at Spokane.” (Citizen: 10-29-1926)


Schiffler, Christine W:  (1880-1977); “Christine W Schiffler.—Age 96. Entered into rest July 17, 1977 in Spokane. Her home formerly S 4114 Ivory. Survived by one daughter, Hazel Chaon, Spokane, WA. One sister, Mrs Lee Madigan, San Francisco, CA. Two brothers, G M Koch, Dayton , WA ; Garfield Koch, Walla Walla , WA. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 20, 1977 at 10:30 a.m. at the Chapel of Flowers, Riplinger Funeral Home. Rev John G Hay officiating. Graveside services and interment at 12 moon at Mt View Cemetery, Davenport , WA.”  (Spokane Chronicle: 7-19-1977)


Schiffler, Hugo D:  (1880-1957); s/o of Fred Schiffler; (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74) “Hugo D Schiffler.—His home, S 4114 Ivory. (Formerly of Bluestem, WA). Survived by his wife, Christine Schiffler, at the home; 1 daughter, Mrs Hazel Chaon, Spokane; 2 sisters, Mrs Emilie Miller, Davenport, WA; Mrs Antonia Mauser, Spokane; 1 brother, Fred Schiffler, Portland, OR. Funeral services Monday, Aug 12, at 2 p.m. from the Methodist church, Davenport, WA, Rev Eugene Ford officiating. Interment Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport. The Strate Funeral Home, Davenport, WA, in charge.” (Spokesman Review: 8-11-1957);


Schillinger, Anna L Siegelman:  (1893-1932);  w/o Karl;  “Annie Schillinger. Died: 9 Jan 1932, Davenport, WA.  Birth: 22 Aug 1892, South Dakota. Spouse: Karl Schillinger. Father: August Siegleman (Sigalman), b. Germany; Mother: Freda Oseger, b. Germany. Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card); 


Schillinger, Charles:  (unconfirmed);  “Charles Schillinger. Died: 26 Sept 1926. Birth: 27 Aug 1926, Davenport, WA.  Father: Carl Schillinger, b. Germany; Mother: Annie Sigalman, b. South Dakota. Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln County Health death card);


Schillinger, Ernest E:  (1922-1987); d. 6-01-1987; s/o Karl & Anna;  “Graveside services were held Monday at Mountain View Cemetery for Ernest Edward Schillinger. He was 64. Schillinger was born June 20, 1922, in Davenport to Karl Schillinger and the former Anna Sigelman, the sixth of ten children. He grew up in this area and attended Davenport Schools. He was a bachelor all his life.  During WW II he served in the Army in northern France and central Europe, where he received numerous medals. He received mechanics training in the Army, and after the war ended he returned to davenport where he was a mechanic and worked for several area farmers over the years. He passed away June 1, 1987 in Davenport.  He is survived by his brothers Louis, of Davenport, and Howard, of Spokane; and sisters, Frieda Lokken and Mary I Carney, both of Spokane. Services were officiated by Rev Jeff Callender of Davenport Presbyterian Church.” (Davenport Times: 6-11-1987);  “Ernest Edward Schillinger. Died: 6-01-1987, Davenport, WA. Spouse: none. Father: Karl Schillinger. Mother: Anna Siegelman. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln County Health death card);


Schillinger, Karl:  (1873-1963);  h/o Anna Siegelman; (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Schillinger, Louis:  (1910-1988); d. 12-25-1988;  “Memorial services were held Dec 28, 1988, at Strate Funeral Home for Louis Schillinger of Davenport. He was 78.  Mr Schillinger was born Nov 8, 1910, at the family farm ten miles north of Davenport, to Karl Schillinger and the former Anna Siegelman. He grew up on the farm and attended the Hart school north of town.  When he was about 17, he began working for Ed Zellmer, and worked on and off for him for several years. He later worked at Harrington Machinery in Davenport as a mechanic, then for various employers here, including the Grange Supply.  From 1962 to his retirement in 1975, he was a mechanic and shop foreman for the Lincoln County Highway Dept.  He died Dec 25, 1988, at Lincoln Hospital in Davenport.  He is survived by four sons, Ronald Schillinger of Pasadena, Texas, Jerry Schillinger of Davenport, Dale Schillinger of St Maries, Idaho, and Dean Schillinger, of Davenport; a brother, Howard Schillinger of Spokane; two sisters, Frieda Lokken and Mary Carney, both of Spokane; 11 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Ernest, Walter and Kenneth. Services were officiated by Rev Jeff Callender of Davenport Presbyterian Church.” (Davenport Times:  1-05-1989);  “Louis Otto Schillinger. Died: 12-25-1988. Spouse: Myrtle Hamilton. Burial: Inland Evergreen Crematory, Spokane, WA.” (Lincoln County Health burial permit); 


Schlichting, August F:  (1882-1902);  d. 5-31-1902;  “Mr August Schlicting, who had been suffering with heart trouble during the last six months, died at Lewiston, Idaho, last Saturday, to which place he went the week before in the hope of securing relief. His remains were brought back to Davenport Tuesday, and Wednesday the funeral took place from the Lutheran Church, Rev Koehler conducting the services. The deceased was 21 years and 9 months old, and leaves a father, four sisters, and two brothers. The family came to Davenport only about a year ago.” (LCT:  6-03-1902) 


Schlichting, William F:  (1851-1915); d. 7-19-1915; (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Schmauch, Harry:  (1901-1976); d. 11-03-1976;  “Harry Schmauch. Died: 11-03-1976; Birth: 11-23-1901, Germany; Spouse: Doris Westad.  Father: Heinrich Schmauch; Mother: Louise Buck. Buried: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Schmauch, Heinrich:  (1859-1936); “Heinrick Schmauch. Died: 24 Aug 1936, Davenport, WA. Birth: 14 May 1859, Alsace-Lorraine; Spouse: Louise, nee not stated; Father: Charles Schmauch, born Alsace-Lorraine; Mother: Louisa Buck, born Alsace-Lorraine. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Schmauch, Luise:  (1864-1937); “Luise Schmauch. Died: 8-08-1937; Birth: 10-01-1864, Germany; Spouse: Heinrich Schmauch. Father: Philip Buck.  Mother: Barbara Steiger. Buried: Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card) “Mrs Louise Schmauch, 73, resident of Davenport for 29 years, died at her daughters home there and funeral services were held Wednesday of last week. She was a native of Alsace-Lorraine. Mr Schmauch died in 1936. One son and four daughters survive.” (Citizen:  8-20-1937); “Mrs Louis Schmauch, 73, a resident of Davenport for 29 years, died at her home there Monday. The funeral was held from the Lutheran Church in Davenport on Wednesday, with Rev F J Ahrendt officiating. Interment was in the Lutheran Cemetery. Mrs Schmauch is survived by one son, Harry, Davenport; and four daughters, Mrs Louise Warmbold, NY City; Mrs Otto Oehlwein, Mrs H R Wilke, and Mrs Emil Zimmerman, Davenport.” (Odessa Record: 8-12-1937)


Schmauder surname: see also Mondovi’s Pleasant View Cemetery). 


Schmauder, Jake C:  (1898-1991; d. 10-27-1991;  “Memorial service for Jacob Schmauder, 93, was held Wednesday at the chapel of Strate Funeral Home in Davenport with the Rev Gisela Taber officiating. Family graveside service for the longtime area resident was held at Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport.  Born April 8, 1898, in Bessarabia, Russia, to Jacob and Christina (Reiser) Schmauder, he began as a youngster farming with his father in the Ruff, WA, area southwest of Odessa. He plowed his first furrow at age 9 and began farming for his father when he was 15.  Mr Schmauder married Margaret Ottmar Sept 21, 1924. They continued to farm in the Grant County area and later moved to the family’s present wheat and dairy farm about three miles north of Davenport in 1939. He continued farming until he suffered from a stroke in October 1989.  Mr Schmauder was able to reside at his home until the past two weeks, when he was hospitalized in Davenport until his death on Sunday afternoon, Oct 27, 1991.  He was a member of the United Methodist Church, 50-year Golden Sheaf member of National Grange, lifetime member of the Holstein-Friesian Association of America, honorary member of FFA and affiliated with the Washington Association of Wheat Growers.  He is survived by his wife Margaret Schmauder at the home; two sons, Dr Kenneth Schmauder and his wife Ruby of Vancouver, WA, and Jack Schmauder of Pasco, WA; three daughters, Dorothy Morse of Spokane, Nadine Yates of Boston, Mass., and Nancy Schmauder of Tacoma, WA; six grandchildren, Kathy Myers of Bridgeport, WA, Barbara Whitney of Laredo, Texas, Tracy Schmauder of Pasco, WA, and Angela, Christopher and Kenleigh Schmauder, all of Vancouver; one great granddaughter, Amanda Schmauder of Pasco; three sisters, Christine Lehman and Anne Garke, both of Wenatchee, and Martha Wieltschnig of Seattle; three brothers, August and Rudy Schmauder, both of Davenport, and Fred Schmauder of Spokane; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by one son, Larry Schmauder, and four sisters, Katie Ruff, Bertha Brockel, Amelia Kagele and Pauline Ruff.” (Davenport Times:  10-31-1991);  “Jacob C Schmauder. Died: 10-27-1991. Birth: 4-08-1898, Russia. Spouse: Margaret Ottmar. Father: Jacob Schmauder. Mother: Christina Reiser. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card);


Schmauder, Margaret Ottmar:  (1906-2000);  w/o Jacob;  “A memorial service for Margaret Schmauder, 94, a former Davenport resident, took place Saturday, Dec 30, at the Strate Funeral Home in Davenport, with Pastor Carolyn Krupke officiating. Private family graveside service preceded at Mountain View Cemetery.  Mrs Schmauder died Monday, Dec 25, 2000 in Spokane.  Born April 4, 1906 in Wheeler, WA, to Jacob and Barbara (Hochstatter) Ottmar, she was a homemaker. She also belonged to the Davenport-Edwall United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, J C Schmauder, and a son, Larry Schmauder.  She leaves two sons, Dr Kenneth Schmauder of Camas, WA, and Jack Schmauder of Pasco; three daughters, Dorothy Morse of Spokane, Nancy Schmauder of Tacoma, and Nadine Yates of Boston, Mass.; six grandchildren…; two great grandchildren; a brother, Rynold Ottmar of Spokane; a sister, Pauline Zickler of Moses Lake; and a sister-in-law, Helen Ottmar of Spokane.” (Davenport Times: 1-04-2001);


Schmauder, Rudolph ‘Rudy’:  (d. 6-14-2006); “Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Schmauder, age 93, passed away June 14, 2006 in Davenport , WA . A  resident of Davenport since 1946. Rudy and his wife Elea nor had been married for 58 years. Rudy retired from the State of Wa sh i n g t o n H i g h w a y Dept. after 25 years of service in 1963. Rudy was a member of the Methodist Church and the VFW. He was preceded in death by his three brothers: Jake, August, and Fred, and by four of his six sisters. Rudy is survived by his wife Eleanor in Davenport , and four sons and their families: Allen Schmauder, Olympia , WA ; Glenn Schmauder, Spokane ; Gary Schmauder, Kelso , WA ; and Don Schmauder, Wilson Creek , WA; and by two sisters: Dickie, Seattle, and Ann, Wenatchee. Rudy was survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the Davenport Methodist Church at 11 Tuesday, June 20th. Burial will follow at the Davenport Cemetery . Rudy will lie-in-state on Monday evening, June 19, 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday morning, June 20, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the chapel of Strate Funeral Home in Davenport , WA .” (Spokesman Review: 6-18-2006) 


Schmidt, Irene Helblig Chrisman:  (1906-1996);  w/o Samuel, w/o Jack;  “Irene (Chrisman) Schmidt passed away at the Lincoln Nursing Home in Davenport on Nov 24, 1996. She was 90 years old. Funeral service was held Wednesday this week at the Davenport Assembly of God Church, with Rev Jim Terry of Silver Lake officiating. Interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport.  Irene was born on June 14, 1906, in Greensburg, IN, to Jacob and Barbara (Hanson) Helblig. On March 31, 1929 she married Samuel Aubrey Chrisman. The couple came West to Indian Creek, northwest of Davenport, in 1931. Aubrey passed away in 1966.  Irene continued to live on the family farm at Indian Creek until marrying Jack Schmidt of Seven Bays on March 31, 1980. She had been a resident of the nursing home for four years before her death.  She was a member of the Davenport Assembly of God Church, the Larene Ladies Club and the Wilson Grange. Always a hard worker, Irene grew an enormous garden each year and shared her produce with friends. In later years, she helped care for an orchard at her home in Seven Bays. Survivors include her three sons and their wives, George and Janie Chrisman of Davenport, Gordon and Fran Chrisman of Olympia, and Merlin and Alice Chrisman of Creston;  and two daughters and their husbands, Barbara and Raymond White of The Dalles, Oregon, and Arlou and Jerry Ives of Creston.  She also is survived by 16 grandchildren, Linda Kriebel of Moscow, ID; Marjie Wright of Highlands Ranch, CO; Carolyn Bradley of Colorado Springs, CO; Kevin White of Spokane; Susan Postelwait of Cowich; Rod Chrisman of Tieton; Sharon Chrisman of Creston; Ron Chrisman of Davenport; Randall Chrisman of Bellevue; Bryan Chrisman of Shelton; Polly McIrvin of Jacksonville, FL; Jeff Chrisman of Creston; Yvonne DeMar of Harrington; Sherri McKay of Creston; and Travis Ives of Fort Leonard Wood, MO; 15 great grandchildren; one great-great grandson; one step-daughter, Kay Clayton of Seattle and Kay’s son Jack Clayton; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Irene was preceded in death by her first husband, Aubrey, on Dec 10, 1966; her second husband, Jack, in Feb 1985; and one daughter-in-law, Barbara (Olsen) Chrisman on Jan 5, 1985. Irene’s eight grandsons were pall bearers at her funeral. Strate Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times: 11-28-1996); 


Schmidt, Milo J: (1870-1955);  “Miles J Schmidt. Died: 7-07-1955. Recluse living on Sand Flats alone.” (Davenport Presbyterian Funeral Ledger);  (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Schmidt, Otto R:  (1905-1963); d. 5-15-1963; “Otto R Schmidt. WA Tec.5 887 A BN Engr. WW II. Dec 12, 1905-May 15, 1963.”  (Tombstone as viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Schmidt, Raymond S:  (1918-1953);  “Raymond. Schmidt. Died: Aug 21, 1953.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index);  “Thursday Aug 27, 1953. Memory Bank.  A funeral for Raymond Samuel Schmidt was held on this date 30 years ago. Schmidt had been killed in a harvest accident near Harrington. It was believed he fell into a combine feeder while he was trying to kick grain into it.  Schmidt was working on the Lawrence Timm farm at the time of his death. The paper reported that Timm heard some screams and tried to save Schmidt but couldn’t. The sheriff had to take of the combine’s chain drive and shields to free him.” (Davenport Times: 9-08-1983) 


Schmit, Hans L: (1845-1916);  “Hans L Schmit. Died: 1-30-1916; Buried: Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card) “Hans L Schmit. Died: Jan 30, 1916, County Poor Farm, Davenport, WA. Birth: unknown, approximately 80 years old. Spouse: Unknown. Parents: Unknown. Burial: County Poor Farm (Richard Gunning Farm), Davenport, WA. This property has been in private hands for years. As of June 1, 1984, it is the belief that the remains are still there.” (Lincoln County Health death card); (Edit: The Lartigues in 1974 listed the tombstone for Hans L Schmit, 1845-1916, as located in Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport, as shown in Tombstone Inscriptions for Lincoln County.);


Schreib, Herman C:  (1911-1993); d. 6-04-1993;  (Edit: Marriage Return: Marriage: 3 Feb 1950 in Spokane, WA. Herman C Schreib and Rose Talarico.);  “At his request, no service will be held for Herman Carl Albert Schreib, who died June 4, 1993 at his home in Davenport after a long illness. He was 82.  He was born March 16, 1911 in Tacoma, WA, to Chas and Ida (Heindorfer) Schreib. He attended school in the Tacoma area. He entered the Merchant Marines in 1943 and was discharged in 1945. He then went to work for a packing house in Spokane, where he met his future wife, Rose.  Herman and Rose (Talarico) were married on Feb 3, 1950, at Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. They then moved to Seattle, where he worked for the Greenway Aluminum Co. He worked there until 1974, when he retired due to an injury.  Following his retirement in 1974, the Schreibs moved to Washtucna, WA, and then on to Davenport in 1985. The couple enjoyed retirement together until Mr Schreib’s death. He is survived by his wife of 45 years at the home; one sister, Dorothy Renwick of Seattle; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters. Strate Funeral Home in Davenport was in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times: 6-10-1993); 


Schreib, Rose Talarico:  (1915-2006);  “At the family’s request, no service is planned for Rose Schreib, 90, who died Saturday, Feb 11, 2006, in Davenport.  A Davenport resident, she was born May 27, 1915, in Spokane, the daughter of Frank and Angela Rose (Gallo) Talarico. Strate Funeral Home in Davenport is in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times:  2-24-2006);  (Edit: The 1930 census in Spokane for the family of Frank Talarico shows his age as 52, and his wife, 44. Their children on this census were shown as: Angelinos, 18; Rose, 15; John, 14, and Joe 14.); 


Schrock, Delmar E:  (1928-2001); “A graveside service for Delmar E (Dusty) Schrock, 73, took place Wednesday, May 2, at Mountain View Cemetery with Pastor Jim Terry officiating. Mr Schrock, a resident of Coulee City, died April 27, 2001, in Spokane.  Born March 1, 1928, in Ravena, Ohio, to Perry and Mayme (Stutzman) Schrock, he grew up and attended school in Iowa before moving in 1945 to Spokane, where he entered the US Army, serving in WW II until his 1947 discharge. He then worked for the Kaiser Mead plant until a 1951 move to Colfax, where he farmed for a couple of years. Moving to Deer Park, he worked at a sawmill, then was a mechanic for the John Deere dealership in Cheney. He worked at several John Deere outlets, including that in Coulee City, where he retired in 1989. He married Rosemary Ellwanger on Jan 26, 1951, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Janis, in 1996, a brother, Mervin (Tubb) Schrock, and a sister, Alta Perren.  He leaves his wife of 50 years at the home; two sons, Jerry and Bill Schrock, both of Spokane; three daughters, Linda Morgan, Martinez, CA; Nancy Winterroth and Becky Stokoe, both of Coulee City; seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Strate Funeral Home handled arrangements.” (Davenport Times: 5-03-2001); 


Schrock, Janis Pauline:  (1955-1996); d. 3-02-1996; d/o Delmar E and Rosemary Schrock;


Schultz, Carl F:  (d. 12-03-1896); Aged: 68 yrs 9 mos 4 days; “Petition for letters of administration over the estate of Carl F and Anna Schultz has been filed by John Schultz.”  (Odessa Record: 7-30-1926)


Schwarz, Ernestine:  (1853-1941); d/o Rosine and Vincent; (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Schwarz, Rosina Edelmyer:  (1831-1886); “Grandma Schwarz” (Tombstone as viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74; no death record was located)


Schwarz, Vincent:  (1823-1911); “Grandpa Schwarz” (Tombstone as viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74); “Last Friday, April 28, occurred the death of Vincent Schwarz, a pioneer of the Big Bend, at the home of his daughter, Mrs Victor Reich, north of Odessa. Death was due to old age, deceased being 87 years, 9 months and 9 days old at the time of his death.  Mr Schwarz was born in Austria July 19, 1823. In 1850 he was married to Rosina Edelmyer, and twelve children were born to bless this union. He emigrated with his family to this country in 1880, settling at Norfork, NE, and five years later came to the then territory of Washington, and has resided here ever since. Since his wife’s death in 1886 he has made his home with his daughter, Mrs Victor Reich.  He is survived by five children, Miss Ernestine Schwarz and Mrs Victor Reich of Odessa, Mrs H J Maskenthine of Davenport, and Joseph Schwarz and Mrs Carolina Buettow of Norfolk, NE, also by nineteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. The funeral services were held from the home Monday morning at 10 o’clock, the services being conducted by Rev Rieke of Odessa. Interment was made at the Fairview Cemetery.” (Odessa Record: 5-05-1911) {Edit: “Vincent Schwarz. Born 19 July 1823, in Austria. Married 1850 with Rosina Edelmeyer; children 12, of whom 7 died; 1880, with wife and 5 children to America to Nebraska; 1885 to Washington; 1886 his wife died. He lived the last 25 years as widower with his daughter, Mrs Johanna Reich, north of Odessa, WA. He died April 28, 1911 after being ill just 3 days before the end at age 87 yrs 9 mos and 9 days. He was buried 1 May 1911, 8 miles south of Wilbur, WA, Lincoln County, 23 miles north of Odessa, WA. Survivors: 1 son, 4 daughters, 3 sons-in-law, 1 daughter-in-law, 19 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. H Rieke, pastor.” (Odessa Christ Lutheran Church-loose translation from German script).  The records of tombstones for Davenport’s Mountain View Cemetery show: “Grandpa Schwarz 1823-1911” with “Grandma Schwarz 1831-1886”. Record of the removal from Fairview Cemetery (now called Wheatridge Cemetery) has not been located or verified.}


Scott, Agnes G:  (1880-1920); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74) “Mrs J E Scott’s Funeral.  Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian church Saturday afternoon for Mrs J E Scott, Rev D W Ferry conducting the services.  Alice Gibson Johnstone was born in Scotland , Jan 1880, and died at her home in Davenport, Sept 23, 1920. She was married to James E Scott in December, 1907, and came to the United States in 1910, and to Davenport five and a half years ago.  She leaves to mourn her a husband, J E Scott, and three children, Mary, age 9; James E, age 7; and Ruby, age 5; also father, three brothers and two sisters in Scotland. Interment was made in Mountain View Cemetery.” ( Davenport Times-Tribune: 9-30-1920) Scott, Agnes G:  (1880-1920);  “Agnes Scott. Died: 23 Sept 1920, age 40, Davenport , Lincoln Co, WA. Father: James Johnston. Mother: Mary McKie. Spouse: J E Sco tt. Batch ID #523655.” ( WA St ate Death Record)


Scott, Charles A:  (d. 4-01-1911); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Scott, Helen:  (1864-1940);  “Helen Scott. Died: Nov 14, 1940.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index);  “Mrs Helen Scott. Died: Nov 15, 1940.” (Davenport Presbyterian Ledger); “Mrs Helen Scott. Died: Nov 15, 1940.” ( Davenport Presbyterian Ledger);  “ Mrs H Scott Passes Away. Resident Here for 20 Years—Funeral Held Sunday Afternoon.  The community was saddened Friday morning by the news that Mrs Helen Scott, familiarly known as ‘Aunt Nellie’, age 76, kindly little Scottish lady who had won so many friendships in her 20 years in this community, had passed away at the home of her brother, J E Scott, supervisor of grounds and building at the Davenport schools. She suffered a severe attack of pneumonia last summer and never entirely recovered, and had been quite ill and unconscious for several days before her death.  She was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Jan 24, 1864, and spent most of her life in her native city. She was married there to Alexander Scott, a schoolmaster, who died in 1909.  In February, 1921, Mrs Scott and her sister, Miss Mary Scott, arrived in Davenport to make their home with their brother, and to help him rear his three motherless children.  Member of Church.  During her life in Davenport she was an active member of the Presbyterian church and of the Sunday school. She was an excellent singer and appeared on various Sunday school class and church programs during her years in this city.  Survivors are her brother, at the home here, three sisters, Miss Mary Scott, also at the home in Davenport , Mrs Louisa Johnston and Mrs Janet Irvine of Vancouver, BC , and two nieces, Mrs Harold Lybecker of Rocklyn and Miss Ruby Scott of Davenport , and one nephew, Jimmy Scott, teacher at Sequim, Wash.  Funeral services for Mrs Scott were held at the Presbyterian church here at 2 p.m. Sunday in charge of the Bumgarner Funeral home. The Rev Lee E Knoll officiated.  A young people’s quartet, the Misses Beatrix Horn and Kathryn Howey and Bill Livingston and George Hering, Jr, sang two selections, and the Misses Howey, Beatrix and Dolores Horn, sang one selection, accompanied by Miss Cleo Fry.  Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery . Pall bearers were C E Ivy, Charles McKinnon, C V Fisher, P E Haislip, E E Mansfield and George E Hering.” ( Davenport Times-Tribune: 11-21-1940) 


Scott, James E: (1876-1957);  “James Edward Scott. Died: 4-20-1957.  Fine Scotsman, good janitor and SS teacher.”  (Davenport Presbyterian Funeral Ledger);  “James Edward Scott.  Died: 4-23-1957.  Birth: 8-05-1876. Buried: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln County Health burial permit); “James Edward Scott.  Died: 4-23-1957.  Birth: 8-05-1876. Buried: Mt View Cemetery , Davenport , WA .” (Lincoln County Health burial permit); “Last Rite for James E Scott. Death Takes ‘Scotty’, Beloved School Janitor.  Last rites were held here Tuesday for James Edward Scott, 81, custodian of buildings and grounds for 23 years at the Davenport school. He died Saturday at a Spokane hospital after failing in health for several years.  The Rev John A Christensen officiated at the rite at the First Presbyterian church, arranged by Strate Funeral Home.  Music was furnished by Gordon R Larson, vocal soloist, and Mrs John F Green, organist. Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery . Casket bearers were Edward Lenhart, Raymond W Danekas, Frank C Rambo, Harry St ang, Oliver Bar nes, August Reinbold, Henry Robinson and Vern O Bumgarner.  He was born Aug 5, 1876, at Edinburg h , Scotland , where he was married to Agnes Johnston in 1907.  They came to the United St ates in 1909, settling near Daisy and moving to Davenport a few years later. She preceded him in death.  After 23 years of service in the post, ‘Scotty’ retired here in 1945. He was a member of the Presbyterian church and the IOOF lodge.  Survivors include one son, James E Scott, of Sequim, two daughters, Mrs Mary Lybecker and Miss Ruby Scott of Davenport ; and four grandchildren.” ( Davenport Times: 4-25-1957)


Scott, James E:  (1913-1996); “Former Davenport resident James Edward Scott, 82, passed away July 23 in Sequim after an extended illness. Jim was born Aug 8, 1913, in Daisy to Edward J and Agnes Gibson Johnston Scott. He grew up I Davenport, completing high school here in 1931. He went on to graduate from EWSC in 1935, where he played varsity football and was on the tennis team.  Mr Johnson moved to Sequim in 1935 to begin a long, rewarding and successful career as a teacher and coach in the Sequim School District. He and Sarah Tierney were married June 8, 1941 in Seattle. Mr Scott interrupted his teaching career during the 1940s and 1950s to be a delivery truck driver for the Standard Oil Distributor in Sequim. He returned to teaching in 1961. Throughout his life, Mr Scott remained an avid and knowledgeable follower of all sports and an enthusiastic consumer of books. He loved to play golf and was one of the first members of the Dungeness Golf Club. During his retirement years, he was an active participant and a charter member of the Sequim Aquatic Recreational Center. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Sarah, of Sequim; a sister, Mary Lybecker of Harrington; two daughters, Jean Chandler of Yakima and Janet Reese of Marysville; five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. Harper-Ridgeview Chapel in Port Angeles is in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times: July 1996);


Scott, Mary:  (1852-1945);  “Mary Scott. Died: Oct 11, 1945.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index);  Mary Scott. Died: 10-11-1945. Birth: 9-02-1852, Scotland. Single. Father: Robert Scott. Mother: unobtainable. Buried: Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card);“Funeral services for Miss Mary Scott, age 92, were held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Presbyterian church, with the Bumgarner Funeral Home in charge. Believed to be one of the oldest persons in Davenport , Miss Scott had been in failing health for several years and died last Thursday evening at the Mrs Gertrude Atkinson nursing home where she had been a patient since Sunday.  The Rev Lee E Knoll, Presbyterian pasto r, paid a touching tribute to the aged lady, and three songs were sang by Mrs Beatrix Buchser and Miss Carla Horn, accompanied by Miss Mabel Inkster at the organ. Interment was at Mountain View cemetery. Casket bearers were D W Buchanan, C V Fisher, William Campbell, George E Hering, Charles McKinnon and Charles F Linstrum.  A native of Edinburg h , Scotland , Miss Scott spent most of her life in that country working as a practical nurse. She came to Davenport 25 years ago with a sister, the late Nellie Scott, to help care for the motherless children of her brother, J E Scott, and resided here since.  Survivors are one sister, Mrs Jennie Irvine, Vancouver , BC ; one brother, J E Scott of Davenport; two nieces, Sgt. Ruby Scott, stationed at Los Alamos, NM ; and Mrs Mary Lybecker, Rocklyn; and a nephew, Jimmy Scott, Sequim.” ( Davenport Times-Tribune: 10-18-1945) 


Scott, May C:  (1910-1975); “May C Scott. Died: 7-30-1975. Birth: 5-15-1910, WA. Spouse: Roy R Scott. Father: Charles R Hilliard, Sr. Mother: Emma Reilly. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln County Health death card); “May C Scott.—Her home, Creston, WA. Survived by her husband, Roy R Scott, at the home; one daughter, Mrs Marymae Zimmerman, and a grandson, Brad Zimmerman, both of Timber, OR; her father, Charles R Hilliard, Sr, Creston; one brother, Charles R Hilliard Jr, Okanogan, WA; one sister, Alice G Carman, Tacoma, WA; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug 2 at 11 a.m. from the Creston Christian Church with the Rev James Farrell officiating. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA. The Robertson Funeral Home, Wilbur, WA, in charge.” (Spokesman Review: 8-01-1975)


Scott, Ruby Campbell:  (1915-1969); d. 3-05-1969; (Tombstone as viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74) “Ruby Campbell Scott. WA T Sgt. 9812 Tech SVC Unit WW II. May 16, 1915-March 5, 1969.”“Ruby C Scott.—Her home, Davenport, WA. Survived by one sister, Mrs Mary Lybecker, Harrington, WA; one brother, James Scott, Sequim, WA; 2 nieces, 2 nephews; one cousin, James Johnston, Cranbrook, Canada. A Washington Water Power employee for 28 years. World War II veteran (WACs); the Soroptomist Club, the Rebecca Lodge; the Presbyterian Church, all of Davenport, WA.  Funeral services, Saturday, March 8, at 1:30 p.m. from the Chapel of the Strate Funeral Home, Davenport, WA. Rev Roger Muisiner officiating. Interment Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Spokesman Review:  3-08-1969)



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