Davenport Mountain View Cemetery  


                   submitted by Marge Womach 



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Yocum, J A:   (d. 1-08-1903) “Mr J A Yocam died January 8th, Thursday. The funeral was held Jan 10th with burial at Mt View cemetery. He is survived by a wife and daughter.” (LCT: 1-13-1903 notes);  “Mr J A Yocum, the plumber, who has a shop on the north side of Morgan street, was stricken down the first of the week with heart trouble, while at work. He lay unconscious several minutes before discovered, and a fatal termination was much feared. He has been more or less afflicted for some time, but this is the severest attack he has yet had.”  (LCT: 12-30-1902);


Yost surname:  Lulu E Detillion Yost, wife of Albert, d. 1-10-1907. burial in the Lott Cemetery near Detillion bridge); 


Yost, Delia Dow:  (1859-1942);  “Delia Dow Yost. Dated:  Oct 30, 1942.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index);  (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Yost, Emma:  (1853-1921);  (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Young, Phebe L:  (1876-1966); “Phebe L Young. Died: 2-22-1966. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health burial permit); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Young, Walter A:  (1914-1926); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)“Funeral services for Walter Young, 11, killed Saturday night when a horse fell on him at the Peter Janett ranch, were held from the Presbyterian Church, Davenport, Monday.” (Odessa Record: 6-18-1926)


Zahl, Julianna Karsten:  (1864-1952); “Julianna Zahl. Died: 11-03-1952, Davenport, WA. Parents: unknown. Spouse: widowed. Buried: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.”(Lincoln Co Health death card) “Julianna Zahl. Dated: Aug 3, 1952.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index);


Zahl, Lucy:  “Lucy Zeahl. Died: 3-01-1936 in Lincoln Co, WA.  Birth: 11-21-1899, Miles, WA. Single.” (unconfirmed burial);


Zech, Edith Irene:  (1892-1940);  “Edith Zech. Died: 2-11-1940; Birth: 9-30-1892, WA. Single; Father: George Zech; Mother: Mary Cahill. Buried: Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card) “Edith Zech. Dated: Feb 11, 1940.”  (Bumgarner Funeral Index);


Zech, Fred G:  (1896-1964);  “Fred George Zech. Died: 12-31-1964. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health burial permit); “An order appointing Mrs Fred Zech, Davenport, guardian of her daughter, Ellen Jane Holland, was signed in superior court. Her father, Dual Holland, is a deceased World War veteran and she will received a government allowance for her education.” (Odessa Record: Jan 1937)


Zech, Opal D:  (1904-1952);  “Opal D Zech. Dated: July 12, 1952.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index);  “Opal D Zech. Died: 7-12-1952, Buried: Mt View. (Davenport Presbyterian Ledger; illegible, appeared as Lech.);


Zeimantz, Elizabeth M: (1893-1923); “Elizabeth M Zeimantz. Died: 6 March 1923, age 29, Davenport, Lincoln Co, WA. Father: Charles Lueck. Mother: Martha Kroa/Kron.” (WA State Death Records); (Edit: Elizabeth Lueck was married previously and divorced when she married Theodore E Zeimantz. “Groom: Theodore E Zeimantz, 30, b. SD. Residing: Mondovia. Single. Farming. Father: John Zeimantz. Mother: Susan Weber, both born MN. Bride: Elizabeth Haines, 26, b. IL. Residing Davenport. Divorced. Father: Charles Lueck, born Germany. Mother: Margaret Kroa, born Germany. Marriage: Nov 18, 1919 in Spokane. Witnesses: Mr and Mrs John Boleneus. Officiant: Justice of Peace, H C Hyde.” (Certificate of Marriage: License: No. 26678)


Zellmer, Albert E:  (1893-1979);  “Funeral services for lifetime area resident Albert Zellmer are set for Friday, Oct 26 at 11 a.m. at the Davenport United Methodist Church. Zellmer died Monday, Oct 22 at the age of 86 after a week-long illness. The Rev John Martin will officiate the services and interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport. Zellmer was born Sept 10, 1893 on the Zellmer homestead one mile west of Rocklyn. Later he moved south of Davenport, then to the wheat farm he operated until retiring in town in 1964.  He married Irma Koch of Edwall in 1917. They celebrated their 60th anniversary in 1977. He served in the Army during World War I. He was a master of Community Grange No. 855 and served as a member of the Davenport School Board for 10 years. Zellmer was a lifetime member of the Davenport United Methodist Church and served the church in many capacities.  He is survived by his wife, Irma, at the home; three sons, Willard Zellmer of Davenport, Verne Zellmer of Sacramento, CA, and Richard Zellmer of Davenport; 7 grandchildren, Kendall, Karen, Mike, Lindi, Alissa, Kay and Kyle. Honorary pall bearers include Gilbert Gauger, Claudius Horwege, Les Seimer, Jason Horwege, Ted Harms, Bill Buck, Bill Wolfrum, Carl Guhlke, Simon Reinbold, Ray Morgan and Olin James. Casket bearers are Gene Odell, Carl Sorenson, Alvin Paulsen, Ralph Brown, Ron Barbee and Larry Brown.” (scrapbook item: undated; d. 10-22-1979) “Albert Ernest Zellmer. Died: 10-22-1979. Birth: 9-10-1893, WA. Spouse: Irma Ella Koch. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health burial permit); 


Zellmer, Edward H:  (1898-1981);  “Ed H Zellmer, lifetime area farmer, died Sunday, March 8.  He is survived by two daughters, Elnor Anderson, Spokane and Dolores Hayes, Davenport; six grandchildren, Tim Anderson, Spokane, Nick Anderson, Kennewick, John Hayes, Port Angeles, Elizabeth Hall, Kennewick, Richard Hayes, WSU, Pullman, Resa Hayes, Davenport; one sister, Mrs Emma Heinemann, Ritzville, WA.” (Davenport Times: 3-12-1981); 


Zellmer, Elizabeth:  (1865-1952);  w/o Emil A;  “Funeral services for Mrs Elizabeth Zellmer, one of Lincoln County’s early pioneers, were held Wednesday afternoon in the Methodist church with the Rev James E Doak officiating. Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery with the Bumgarner Funeral Home in charge. Mrs Zellmer, who was 86 years old, was stricken Saturday at her home in Davenport and was taken to a Spokane hospital where she died Sunday.  Pall bearers were all grandsons of Mrs Zellmers, Willard, Richard and Gerald Zellmer and Delton Guhlke, Davenport, and Wilmer and Eugene Heineman of Ritzville. Music was provided by a quartet, Jason Horwege, Orville Rux, Gordon Larson and Claudius Horwege, with Mrs Anna Jarvis at the organ.  Mrs Zellmer was born on May 4, 1865 at Schleswig-Holstein, Germany and came to the United States when she was 22 years old. She lived in Iowa and Colorado before coming west to Walla Walla in 1890. At Walla Walla she joined the German Methodist church and she met her husband, Emil, another county pioneer, at a church camp meeting in Walla Walla. Mr and Mrs Zellmer were married in Walla Walla on Nov 27, 1892, and went to live on the Zellmer homestead near Rocklyn. In 1903, they moved to the Zellmer farm south of Davenport. The Zellmers retired in 1917 and moved to Spokane where they made their home until Mr Zellmer’s death in 1938. Mrs Zellmer returned to Davenport in 1939 to be near her children and remained here until her death.  Her 82 year old sister, Mrs Margaret Fuller of Kittery, Maine, left Davenport only a month ago after an extended visit here with Mrs Zellmer whom she had not seen for 24 years. Survivors include three sons, Albert, Edward and Walter, all of Davenport, two daughters, Mrs William Guhlke, Davenport, and Mrs Alfred Heineman of Ritzville; a sister, Mrs Fuller; 18 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.” (Davenport Times: 14 Feb 1952)  “Elizabeth Zellmer. Dated: Feb 10, 1952.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index); 


Zellmer, Emil A:  (1868-1938); h/o Elizabeth;  Emil Zellmer, see History of Big Bend, 1904, page 463: Born April 16, 1868 in Posen, Germany, he was a son of August Zellmer and Ernestine.  “Mr E Zellmer who lives near Rocklyn Station, got a broken shoulder Monday by falling from a horse which stumbled with him.” (LCT: 6-14-1895);“Emil Zellmer. Died: 23 June 1938, age 70, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA. Father: Gustav Zellmer. Mother: Othelia Warnke. Spouse: Elizabeth .” (WA State Death Records: Batch Id #276745).


Zellmer, Ervin:  s/o E & E; (confirmed by family; date not established);


Zellmer, Helen A:  (1908-1978);  “Zellmer, Helen A.—Passed away Oct 15, 1978 in Davenport, WA; Her home, Davenport. She is survived by her husband, Ed H Zellmer, Davenport; two daughters, Mrs Robert (Elinor) Anderson, Spokane; and Mrs Kenneth (Doloris) Hayes, Davenport; 6 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren numerous nieces and nephews. She was a lifetime resident of Lincoln County, member of Davenport United Methodist Church, Lincoln County Farm Bureau, and Country Homes Garden Club. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct 18, 1978 at 11 a.m. from the United Methodist Church, Davenport, Rev John W Martin officiating. Interment Mountain View Cemetery... Strates Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.” (Spokesman Review: Oct 1978) “Helen Agnes Zellmer. Died: 10-15-1978. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health burial permit);  “Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct 8 at the Davenport United Methodist Church for Helen A Zellmer, lifetime resident of this county. Mrs Zellmer, who died in Davenport at the age of 70, was born in Peach, WA.  She was a member of the Davenport United Methodist Church, Lincoln County Farm Bureau and the Country Homes Garden Club.  She is survived by her husband, Ed H Zellmer, at the home; two daughters, Mrs Robert (Elinor) Anderson, Spokane, and Mrs Kenneth (Doloris) Hayes, Davenport; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev John Martin with Strate Funeral Home of Davenport in charge of the arrangements. Interment was held at the Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport.” (Davenport Times:  10-19-1978);


Zellmer, Irma E Koch:  (1895-2000); Aged:  105 yrs; married 1917; “Funeral service for Irma E Zellmer, who had celebrated her 105th birthday on Oct 26, is scheduled Friday, Dec 1, at 11 a.m. at the Davenport-Edwall United Methodist Church in Davenport, with Pastor Bruce Smith and the Rev James Luallen officiating.  Vault interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.  Mrs Zellmer died Nov 20, 2000 in Davenport.  Born in 1895 in Blue Earth, MN, to Herman and Rosa (Arenz) Koch, she came to Lincoln County in 1900 and has resided her since.  She married Albert Zellmer. After high school she attended Cheney Normal School (now EWU) between 1910 and 1915, from which she received a teaching certificate. She taught for many years and then became a homemaker.  She was a member of the Davenport-Edwall United Methodist Church, the Community Grange, Order of Eastern Star, was a charter member of the County Homes Club, Soroptimist Club, a past president of the Northeast District of the Washington Association of Women’s Clubs. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1979; a brother, Alvin; and two sisters, Clara and Esther. She leaves three sons and daughters-in-law, Willard and Norma Zellmer of Davenport, Verne and Linda Zellmer of Tehama, CA, and Richard and Jeanette Zellmer, also of Davenport; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Strate Funeral Home of Davenport is handling arrangements.” (Davenport Times:  11-23-2000); 


Ziemer, Richard: (d. 11-28-2002; aged 90);  “Funeral for Richard E Ziemer, 90, took place Tuesday, Dec 3, at Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport, with vault interment following at Mountain View Cemetery.  Mr Ziemer died Nov 28, 2002 in Davenport.  He belonged to Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport, the Mondovi Grange (since 1934) and was a former Davenport Lions Club member. He also was a member of the Washington Association of Wheat Growers, served 28 years on the Odessa Union Warehouse board and was a former member of the Davenport Grange Supply board. He enjoyed fishing and hunting ducks and geese. He also played on rural baseball teams and managed the Davenport town team. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Ervin Ziemer, and a sister, Elsie Schweer. He leaves his wife, Phyllis, at the home; two sons, Daryl (and Jan) Ziemer of Davenport and Brian (and Bobbie) Ziemer of Cheney; six grandchildren, Diedra (and Jeff) Orwick, Derek (and Penny) Ziemer, Kent (and Vicki) Ziemer, Kyle Ziemer, Erica Ziemer, Jennifer (and Amir) Alavi; three great grandchildren, Ryan and Haley Orwick and Felicia Ziemer; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Strate Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times: 12-05-2002) 


Zimmerman, Emil:  (1881-1958);  “Emil Zimmerman. Died: 12-22-1958, Davenport, WA. Birth: 11-13-1881;  Father: David Zimmerman; Mother: Fredreicka Stenzel; Spouse: Married. Buried: Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card and burial permit)


Zimmerman, Natash Louise:  (d. 12-31-2003, aged 29 days); “Davenport.—Funeral for Natash Louise Zimmerman, only 29 days old when she died suddenly on Dec 31, 2003, took place Monday, Jan 5, at the Strate Funeral Home Chapel in Davenport. Rose Gurney officiated. Concluding service and vault interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery.  Natasha was born Dec 2, 2003, in Spokane. She leaves her parents, Travis Zimmerman and Heather Briggs, of Davenport; a sister, Dominique Marks, of Davenport; a brother, Damian Wilson; grandparents, David and Juanita Zimmerman and Sherry Briggs and Rick Rucker, all of Davenport; an uncle, Troy Rucker, and aunt, Alicia Zimmerman, both of Davenport.” (Davenport Times: 1-15-2004)


Zuehlke, Donald:  (1891-1899); d. 7-05-1899; s/o Frederich;


Zuehlke, Frank Murray: see Murray Zuehlke.


Zuehlke, Frederick H: (1862-1934); h/o Margaret A;  “Fred Zuehlke. Dated: May 2, 1934.”  (Acacia Lodge Funeral Index);  “Fred Zuehlke. Died: May 2, 1934.” (Davenport Presbyterian Funeral Ledger);  “Frederick Henry Zuehlke. Died: 2 May 1934, Davenport, WA.  Birth: 31 August 1862, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Spouse: Widowed, Margaret Ann Donald, born MI. Father: Karl Zuehlke, born Germany. Mother: Amelia Horn, born Germany.  Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)“Funeral services for Fred Zuehlke, Davenport pioneer who died at his home here May 2 of pneumonia, were held at the Presbyterian church Sunday at 2 p.m. with the Rev R K Flogal officiating. A mixed quartet, Mrs Lloyd B Peffley, Mrs L A Cathcart, Dr J P Poynter and C W Richards, sang two selections, and Mrs Peffley and Mrs Cathcart sang one duet number. Miss Mabel Inkster was accompanist. Members of the Masons, Odd Fellows and Knights of Pythias lodges attended the service in a body. The first two organizations escorted the body from the J C Phillips mortuary to the church, and the Masonic lodge had charge of the cemetery service at Mountain View Cemetery, where interment took place. Pall bearers were J E Howard, C E Ivy, James F Forney, George Janett, John P Bond and J B Darling.  Mr Zuehlke was born in Berlin , Waterloo County, Ontario,Canada, Aug 31, 1862 and went to Michigan while a boy, growing to young manhood in that state. He came to Spokane in 1882, homesteaded near Waterville shortly afterward and then returned to Spokane . In 1887 he returned to Michigan and was married there to Margaret Donald, and they came west again to Spokane , and moved to Davenport in 1889.  Mr Zuehlke was in the bottling business here for a time, and then opened a blacksmith shop, which he operated until his final illness about a week before his death. He was active in community life, and served on the city council for several terms. In 1896 while the county seat was at Sprague, he was the first resident of the county to pay his taxes and received tax receipt No. 1 for 38 consecutive years. He was active in lodge work, and was a member of the Masons, Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias and Rebekah lodges and took part in the work of these organizations, seldom missing a meeting. He was a past master and present treasurer and chaplain of the Masonic lodge, a past noble grand and present chaplain of the Odd Fellows and had held various offices in the Knights of Pythias lodge. The deceased pioneer is survived by one daughter, Mrs Minnie Rohlman, of Puyallup, two sons, Fred Jr, of Spokane, and Murray of Davenport, one sister, Mrs Mary Allen of Great Falls, MT, two brothers, Henry Zuehlke of Rosewell, MI, and Frank Zuehlke of Vancouver, BC. His wife died here April 7.  Among those from out of town who were here for the funeral were Mr and Mrs Charles Rohlman of Puyallup, Mr and Mrs Fred Zuehlke Jr, Spokane; Mr and Mrs G K Birge, Mr and Mrs Al Birge and sons, and David Birge, Odessa; Mr and Mrs Henry Birge and son, Colville; Ed Birge, Cedonia; Mrs Mary Allen, Great Falls, MT; Mr and Mrs Rolf Dwinnell, Mrs Ida Doolittle, Mr and Mrs D C Keith, Mr and Mrs Fred Fischer, Mr and Mrs Sam Paul, Mr and Mrs Percy Stanley, Ray E Kurtz, Spokane; Mr and Mrs R D McRae, Mr and Mrs J M Glasgow, John McLean, Hunters; Mr and Mrs John Huffman, Leo Glasgow, Gerome; F J Gilpatric, Carl Friberg, John Gordon, Charles Phillips, Jim McKinnon and J A Braden, Harrington; W H Padley and A Pepper, Reardan.” (Davenport Times-Tribune: 5-10-1934) 



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