Mondovi Pleasant View Cemetery  

Submitted by Marge Womach

Introduction and Historic Comments on Page A 

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Sanguinet, Annette Kathleen McBride;   (June 8, 1964-May 31, 1986); “d. 31 May 1986, Sunnyside, Klickitat Co, CA” (SS Death Index) 

Sanguinet, James Michael;  (1965; our son);  “James Michael Sanguinet. Died: 9-05-1965, Davenport, WA.  Spouse: Never Married. Father: Jean Robert Sanguinet. Mother: Trissie Ehlengeldt. Burial: Mondovi Cemetery, Mondovi, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card); “James Michael Sanguinet. Died:  9-05-65, 1 day, congenital defect; Mondovi graveside.  By: William M. Dugan.” ( Davenport Catholic Ledger);

Sanguinet, Jean Robert;   (July 11, 1931-Jan 31, 1982);  “Jean Robert Sanguinet.  Died: 1-31-1982, 304 Washington St, Davenport, WA. Spouse: Trissie Jo Ehlenfeldt. Father: unknown. Mother: Marie Sanguinet. Burial: Mondovi Cemetery.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)     “Jean Sanguinet.  Died: 1-31-82, 50, severe asthma attack; Mondovi burial. By:  Tyrone J. Schaff.” ( Davenport Catholic Ledger);

Schmauder, August;   (b. 1909; d. 2003); “Davenport.—Celebration of life for August Schmauder, 93, of Davenport, took place Monday, Feb 24, at Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport, with Pastor Mark Egertson officiating. Interment preceded at the Mondovi Cemetery.  Mr. Schmauder died Feb 20 in Spokane.  Born Nov 25, 1909 in Ruff, WA, to Jacob and Christine (Reiser) Schmauder, he grew up there and in the Odessa area. He farmed in the Harrington, Reardan and Mondovi areas, was a meat cutter for Heriza’s meat plant in Davenport, and was a carpenter for Davenport Builders and on his own for 20 years.  He built homes in Reardan, Edwall, Davenport, Loon Lake and the Bigelow Gulch Road area of northeast Spokane. He married Helen Phillips on April 27, 1937. She preceded him in death in 1945. He married Lois (Wynecoop) Scott on July 31, 1953, in Ritzville.  Besides his first wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters. He leaves his second wife, Lois, at the home; a daughter, Shirley Gunning of Davenport; two sons, John Scott of Anderson, CA; and Steven Scott of Olympia; eight grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; a brother, Rudolph Schmauder of Davenport; two sisters, Ann Garke of Bremerton, WA, and Martha Wieltschnig of Seattle; and numerous nieces and nephews.”  (Davenport Times:  2-27-2003) “License Date: 7-31-1953, Adams Co; Marriage Date: 7-31-1953, 4 p.m.; Groom: August Schmauder of Lincoln Co, born in Wilson Creek, age 43.  Bride: Lois Scott, of Spokane Co, born at Mondovi, WA, age 32. Witnesses: Jacob Schmauder and Katherine Schmauder. Officiant: Rev R Kirschenmann, Ritzville, Congregational Minister.” (Details from Marriage Certificate #1398; filed Aug 17, 1953, Adams Co Auditor, Ritzville, WA)

Schmauder, Helen Phillips;  (1919-1945; w/o August); “Helen Schmauder. Died: 11 August 1945, Spokane City, Spokane Co, WA. Age: 26 yrs. Birth: 26 Feb 1919.  Father: Harry Phillips. Mother:  Sophia Zeimantz. Spouse: August Schmauder.” (WA State Death Index);

Scott, Arra Glen;   (1930-1993); “Arra G Scott. Died: 4-25-1993, Kent, WA. Birth: 12-25-1930.” (SS Death Index)

Scott, John R(1944-2011) John was born on February 15, 1944, in Spokane , Washington to Lois (Wynecoop) Scott and Robert Scott, the eldest of two sons. He was a Native American and belonged to the Spokane Indian Tribe, Wellpinit , WA . He is survived by his loving wife, Elaine, at the family home in Anderson, CA, his mother, Lois Schmauder, Davenport, WA, his brother Steve (Jackie Olympia, WA - nephews and niece Travis (Marcy)-Kennewick, WA, Brenda Perkins (Tod) -Palmer, AK, & Clint (Tammie)-Rawlins, WY), his daughter Kelly Beck (CJ - grandchildren Nick & Stephanie), Gainesville, FL, his stepsons, LTJG Paul A. Sprenger, US Coast Guard, Juneau AK, Matthew Sprenger, Missoula, MT, Sgt 1st Class Jonathan J. Sprenger, MT Army Nat'l Guard (Ramie - granddaughters Taylor, Jordyn, Sydney), Helena , MT, LT Peter J. Sprenger, US Navy, (Molly - granddaughter Kayla) Fort Collins, CO and many extended family members, including two aunts, Gilberta Oligher and Frances Schultz, both of Davenport and numerous cousins.  His father was killed in an accident in 1948 in Feather Falls , CA . His mother and the boys moved back to the family farm in Davenport , Washington and married August Schmauder in 1951 who adopted both John and Steve. John graduated from Davenport High School in 1962. He attended Florida State University where he played football for the Florida State Seminoles. Upon graduation, he was commissioned in the U.S. Army for 13+ years as a Ranger Special Forces earning the rank of Captain and serving under General Colin Powell. After his military service, he had an interesting career in a variety of government positions for 28 years, including: Fisheries on the Aleutian Islands in the Bering Sea, Dutch Harbor and Kodiak, AK, the IRS in Seattle, WA, the Creston Nat'l Fish Hatchery in Creston, MT, Coleman Nat'l Fish Hatchery, Anderson, CA, and Willow Beach Nat'l Fish Hatchery, Willow Beach, AZ, all part of the US Dept. of Interior. He retired from government service in July, 2008. After retirement, he was involved in working the Shasta County Election Polls, the US Census Bureau and most recently the Shasta County Grand Jury. He lived his life fully, with enthusiasm, and was loved by many, many people. He will definitely be missed by all. He passed away suddenly at home, October 13, 2011. Graveside services at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo , CA , 3 pm, Tuesday, October 18, 2011. Inurnment services will be at the Mondovi Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 29, 2011. Refreshments following at the Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport for family and friends. STRATE FUNERAL HOME , Davenport , WA .  (Spokesman-Review: 10-27-2011)

Siegman, J.: 220

Siegman, Eugene Martin; infant;   (b. 7-28-1909; d. 12-13-1909); “The five month babe of John M. Siegman of Mondovi died of convulsions, Dec 15th.” (Citizen: 12-24-1909)  “Eugene Martin Siegman. Died: 12-13-1909 in Lincoln Co. Age: infant. Father: John M. Siegman. Mother: Rose B. Carr.” (WA State Death Records) {Edit: John M. Siegman married Rose B. Carr on Jan 7, 1904 in Spokane by Robert J. Smith, Catholic priest. John M. Siegman was the son of Alois Siegman and Maria Barbara Holman or Tholman.  Rose B. Carr was the daughter of Patrick Carr and his wife Mary Conniff. Witnesses for their marriage were C. W. Malone and Grace Carr. On the previous 1900 census, John’s sister Bertha was residing with him. See, History of Big Bend, 1904; and Spokane Co Marriages.  Two birth records were found with John M. Siegman and his wife Rose Carr as parents, a son born Aug 8, 1908 in Spokane, who they named John M. Siegman; and Eugene Martin Siegman, born July 28, 1909 in Lincoln County. } On a 1908 Business Directory for Mondovi, John M. Siegman was shown as Postmaster and proprietor of a General Merchandise Store.

Smith, F. E.: 221

Smith, Francis E.;   (Jan 9, 1875-Aug 25, 1904; h/o Bertha M .Siegman);  “License Dated: Dec 31, 1903. Groom: Francis Smith, age 28, born OR. Father: Francis Smith. Mother: ___ Druette. Bride: Bertha M. Siegman, age 30, born Switzerland. Residing: Mondovi, WA. Housekeeper. Father: Alois Siegman. Mother: M. Barbara Thalman. Marriage: Jan 1, 1904, Davenport, WA, by Rev Theo. Pypers of Davenport, WA. Witness: John M. Siegman, Mondovi, WA.” (Lincoln Co Marriage Return: #996; poor legibility)

Smith, George E.;  (1862-1952; shared stone w/Mary J.); “George Edward Smith. Died: 5-10-1952. Buried in Mondovi Cemetery.” (Davenport Presbyterian Ledger);  “George E. Smith. Died: 10 May 1952, age 89, Spokane, WA. Parents: unobtainable.” (WA State Death Records)

Smith, Harry A.;   (1895-1987;  h/o Jennie; married 64 yrs);  “Harry Smith of Davenport died Aug 12, 1987 in this city. He was 92.  Mr. Smith was born June 26, 1895 at the family homestead in Mondovi, which was settled in the mid-1880s by his parents, George Edward Smith and the former Mary Jane Mulherin. He was the fourth of four children. He attended school at Bald Ridge School No. 51 near his home, and graduated from Cheney Normal School. He was a teacher, working at his familiar Bald Ridge school house and then at Egypt, Washington. There he met Jennie Brodin, whom he married on April 6, 1919, at Egypt.  Mr. Smith taught for five years, then returned to farming, and also raised cattle. He and his wife lived on the family farm for their entire married life, until she preceded him in death in March of 1983. He continued to live there until recently.  During his life, he enjoyed wood carving and made several violins and spinning wheels, collected antiques and had a small museum in his basement, and he and Jennie enjoyed traveling through North America. He was a member of Davenport Presbyterian Church for 35 years; was a charter member and first master of the Mondovi Grange; was a member of Acacia Lodge and the Order of Eastern Star No. 131; and was a member of the Lincoln County Historical Society. He is survived by his daughter Anita Reinbold, of Davenport; Ray Brodin, of Davenport; Agnes McConnell of Shelton, Marie Derr, of Odessa; four grandchildren: Glen Ekstrom of Spokane, Carol Cole of Seattle, Joyce Luiten of Potlatch, Idaho, and Bill Reinbold of Davenport; 7 great grandchildren; and his nephew Mervyn McClure of Davenport, as well as other nieces and nephews.  Services were held Aug 15 in the Zion Lutheran Church and were officiated by Rev Stan Williamsen and Rev Jeff Callender, with Sarah Jane Johnson, organist, and Jana Callender, soloist. Pall bearers included Glen Ekstrom, Bill Reinbold, Doug Luiten, Sam Cole, Paul McClure, and Ron McClure. Honorary bearers were Ray Brodin, Delmar DeVore, Mervyn McClure and Earl Johnson.” (Davenport Times: 8-20-1987)  “Harry Allen Smith. Died: 8-12-1987, Davenport, WA. Spouse: Jennie Brodin. Father: George Edward Smith. Mother: Mary Jane Mulherin. Burial: Mondovi Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card) 

Smith, Jennie C.;   (1899-1983; w/o Harry A);  “Jennie Charlotte Smith. Died: 3-30-1983, Davenport, WA.  Spouse: married, Harry Smith. Father: Hans Alfred Brodin. Mother: Mathilda Marie Emmanuelson. Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Mondovi, WA.” (Lincoln County Health death card); 

Smith, Mary J.;  (1871-1965; shared stone w/George);

Smythe: 256 S ½

Smythe, Joe;  (no dates); {Edit: The Smythe family is shown on the 1889 census, but the copy available was too faint to decipher the ages, Joseph, Edward and Maude. The 1892 census, one J. H. Smythe, male, 39 born Canada appears as head of household with M. E. Smythe, female, age 62, Canada. For the 1900 census, Joseph H. Smythe appears on the Davenport census, born in March 1857, having immigrated in 1875. Matilda Smythe appears on the Larene 1900 census, born Nov 1833, a widow, servant, having borne two children with one surviving. No death record was obtained for Joe Smythe, nor for Matilda, his mother. The grave is posited near the Lang graves and east of the Betz graves. The tombstone for Mary H Smyth in Davenport’s Mountain View Cemetery shows: 1862-1946. Death records show her to be the spouse of John Smyth and that her father was William Harmon. She died 9-16-1946. }

Sontag, Gertrude;  See Robertson, Gertrude.

Sprinkle, D: 223 S ½

Sprinkle, Edwin;  (Jan 19, 1862-Nov 11, 1917; h/o Sarah; br/o Frank);  “Edwin O. Sprinkle, farmer and stock man residing three-fourths of a mile west of Mondovi, was born in Louisa County, Iowa, Jan 19, 1863, the son of John and Mary (Johnson) Sprinkle, early pioneers of Iowa. Both his parents are native Virginians, and are still living at the ages of eighty-five and eighty-one respectively, on the old homestead upon which they settled over sixty years ago. The father was a blacksmith, and worked at his trade in conjunction with that of farming, but is now living a retired life. They both are members of the Protestant Methodist Church. They are parents of nine children, all of whom are still living:  Erasmus M., Iowa; Germalia M., Benjamin F., Mrs. Alice Dotson, our subject, Charles M., and Calvin C., all of Lincoln County, Washington; and Mrs. Emma M. Huff and Millard M., of Iowa.  Mr. Sprinkle came to Davenport in the spring of 1891 and entered the vocation of farming. In 1898 he bought his present home of one hundred and sixty acres, all of which is choice grain land, well watered and well improved with a select orchard, good house, barn and other outbuildings. August 10, 1896 occurred the marriage of Mr. Sprinkle to Sarah Williams, a native of Utah, who prior to her marriage was a professional school teacher. Her parents were John and Anna Williams, the father being dead, and the mother still living in Davenport. Mr. and Mrs. Sprinkle are members of the United Brethren Church.” (History of Big Bend, 1904; page 477)

Sprinkle, G. M.: 224

Sprinkle, infant;  (1902;  s/o Edwin O. & Sarah W.);

Sprinkle, Kate Gellie; (1868-1947; shared stone w/Melvin);  “Kate Gellie Sprinkle. Died: 7-17-1947. Birth: 11-21-1868, Iowa. Spouse: G. Melvin Sprinkle. Father: Jas. Gellie. Mother: Margaret Milne. Burial: Mondovi, Washington.” (Lincoln Co Health death card) “Kate Sprinkle Passes Thursday. Kate Gellie Sprinkle was born at Toolesboro, Iowa, Nov 21, 1868 and passed away at her home in Reardan, July 17, 1947, at the age of 78 years, 7 months and 26 days. She was united in marriage to Melvin Sprinkle Oct 2, 1890 at Toolesboro, Iowa. One son, Leonard was born to this union. He passed away in 1910.  The family came to Washington in 1904 and settled on a farm near Reardan where they lived until 1925 when they moved into Reardan and have resided since. Her husband preceded her in death in September 1946.  Mrs. Sprinkle was a faithful member of the Evangelical church and vitally interested in all its activities. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Mary Furgason of Reardan and a number of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were held Sunday, July 20, at the Evangelical church, Rev L L Myers officiating, assisted by Rev M E Hunsburger of Spokane. Pall bearers were Chris Lucht, Harvey Sprinkle, Ed Mahrt, Harold Williams, all nephews of the deceased. Interment was in Pleasant View Cemetery , near Mondovi.  Among those from out of town attending the funeral services were Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Foland, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Lucht, Mr. and Mrs. T. Mellom, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bell, Mrs. Eva Evers, Marvin Evers, Mrs. M. E. Hunsburger. Rev Paul Hunsburger Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Holman, Mr. and Mrs. James Pershall, Mrs. Melvin Sprinkle, Mrs. Frank Lueck, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Littell and James Cribby, all of Spokane; Mrs. Roy Furgason of Chelan, Miss Villa Brock of Seattle, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Seagle of Palouse.”  (submitted by relative; Spokesman Review: Dec 1947)

Sprinkle, Leonard;  (Dec 26, 1891-June 13, 1910; only child of Melvin & Kate);

Sprinkle, Melvin; (1855-1946; shared stone w/ Kate); {Edit: G. Melvin Sprinkle is likely the Germalia M., brother of Edwin, mentioned in the History of Big Bend, published 1904.} “Last Rite for G. M. Sprinkle.  Funeral services were held at the Evangelical church in Reardan, Wednesday, at 2 p.m. for G. M. Sprinkle, resident of the Reardan area for 42 years. The Rev L. L. Meyers officiated with casket bearers including nephews Harvey Sprinkle, Roy Furgason, Roy Littell, Ed Mahrt, Harold Williams and Frank Lueck. Interment was in the Mondovi Cemetery . G. M. Sprinkle was born in Wapello , Iowa , Jan 16, 1855 and died Sept 8, 1946 at the age of 91 years, 7 months, and 22 days. He was married to Kate Gellie at Toolesbaro , Iowa on Oct 2, 1890. To this union one child was born, Leonard, who passed away in 1910. The family lived on a farm in Iowa until about 1904 when they came to Washington and settled on a farm north of Reardan. In 1925 he retired from farming and has lived in Reardan since that time.  Mr. Sprinkle, a member of the Reardan Evangelical church was a genuine Christian. He was a kind and helpful neighbor, always ready to lend a helping hand. He is survived by his widow, Kate; a brother, C. M. Sprinkle of Spokane, and a number of nieces and nephews.” (submitted by family; Spokesman Review: Sept 1946)

Sprinkle, Sarah B. Williams;  (1876-1925); d/o John and Anna Williams; w/o Edwin Sprinkle;

Stanley surname:   The death record for Henry C. Stanley shows that he died Sept 14, 1917, age 80, at Orting, Pierce Co, WA. His father was William Stanley; his mother’s maiden name was Gunn.

Stanley, Anna;  (unconfirmed burial; d. 4-03-1903; d/o Joseph Thornbrue; w/o Eason Stanley) {Edit: Female Stanley. Born: 9-19-1899, Lincoln Co. Father: Eason Stanley, age 33, born IL. Mother: Anna Thornbrue, 29, born Kansas.  See also Thornbrue, in History of Big Bend.  There are no known burial of the Stanley surname in the Spring Creek Cemetery with the Thornbrue family.} Anna Stanley was identified with her children in the estate of her father, Joseph Thornbrue as:  Julia A Stanley, (deceased dau w/ heirs:  Grattis E. Stanley, 13, Mondovi; Bernice E. Stanley, 11, Mondovi; and Elgin G. Stanley, 9, Mondovi);

Stanley, Elmina Gould;  (June 13, 1840-July 11, 1905; mother; w/o H C);   “Mondovi item: Cal Simmons of Davenport erected two monuments in Pleasant View Cemetery, one on the grave of Mrs. Stanley, the other for George Betz.” (LCT: 11-06-1906) “Henry C Stanley, 61, marr. 40 yrs; Elmina, wife, 59, 9 children born, 6 children living; Elmer C, son, 30; Rolla C. Stanley, 21.” (Mondovi, Lincoln Co, WA 1900 census) “Henry C. Stanley, born Aug 27, 1838, in Edwards Co, IL, was the son of William and Maria (Gum) Stanley, pioneers of Edwards County. William Stanley was born in Washington County, Ohio, removed at an early age to Edwards County, where he held the office of justice of the peace for twenty years, and where he died, February, 1892, being at the time of his death in his seventy-seventh year. His wife was native of Wabash County, Illinois, lived for a time in Ohio, and died about five years ago in the same county as did her husband, and at about the same age. Mr. Stanley grew to manhood in the county of his nativity, where he attended school held in a primitive log house, one of his schoolmates being Elmina Gould, to whom, Aug 30, 1859, he was married. Mrs. Stanley’s father was Philander Gould, born in West Virginia, but reared in New York. At the age of nineteen he removed to Edwards County, where he spent the remainder of his life, dying in his seventy-fourth year, in 1890. Mrs. Stanley’s mother, Sarah Knowlton in single life, was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 1816, raised a family of ten children, to whom she was ever a faithful and devoted mother, and died in 1876. Both she and her husband were ambitious, energetic and relentless workers throughout their lives. Soon after their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley migrated to Clay County, Illinois, and in 1877 to Murray County, Minnesota, where they continued to make their home until coming to Lincoln County, WA, in 1892. Arriving here they at once settled on their present farm, seven miles north and two miles east of Mondovi, which at that time was unimproved railroad land. With the scanty means at his command, Mr. Stanley at once began earnestly to improve his land, and as times permitted added to his original holdings until he now has four hundred acres, for the most part agricultural land, adorned with a good seven-room house, commodious barn, outbuildings, etc., all of which represent the work of his own hands. Besides his home, he has a quarter section of land near Fruitland, Stevens County. Nine children, six of whom are living, have been born to Mr. and Mrs. Stanley. The names of those living are: Ira P. and William T., of Stevens County; and Edson G., Elmer C., Florrie E. Reynolds, and Rollo C., all of Lincoln County. Both the parents are devoted members of the United Brethren church and are actively interested in educational matters. Mr. Stanley served in the Civil War, enlisting in Company F, 143rd Illinois Regular Infantry, in April, 1864, and was given an honorable discharge in the fall of the same year, his service having been chiefly in the states of Tennessee and Arkansas. Mr. Stanley cast his first vote for Abraham Lincoln, in 1860, and has since been an unswerving Republican.”  (History of Big Bend, 1904) {Edit: Florrie Stanley married Logan Reynolds in 1893 and died in 1916 with burial in Mondovi.}

Stanley, Elmer C.;  (1867-1919; father); {Edit: “Marriage Date: Oct 17, 1906 at the bride’s home in the County of Lincoln, by J. E. Pershall, minister of the Gospel, Groom: Elmer C. Stanley of Lincoln Co, and Bride: Martha E. Davis, of Lincoln Co; Witnesses: Henry C. Stanley and Maggie L .Davis.” (details on Marriage Certificate #68030; U-1168, Lincoln Co Auditor) Lincoln County birth records show: two female children born to Elmer Stanley and wife Martha R. Davis, one on Nov 27, 1907 and the second on Dec 22, 1914. This is not an inclusive search.}“Elmer Colfax Stanley, age 61 years, passed away at his home on Bald Ridge, Thursday morning, Jan 9 at 2 o’clock.  Funeral services were held at the Bald Ridge church at 3 o’clock. Rev Wells of the Methodist church delivered the sermon. Interment being made in the Mondovi Cemetery. Mr. Stanley had been suffering from a number of years from nervousness and weakness of the heart. Last November he contracted the flu which found his already overworked brain and nerves in such a weakened condition that they were unable to stand the terrible strain of the days and nights that followed. Elmer was the son of H. C. and Elmina Stanley. He was born Nov 19, 1867 in Clay County, Illinois. When yet a small boy the family…” (excerpt Davenport Times-Tribune: 10-31-1918; cut off copy)

Stanley, William;  (b. 1-09-1862; d. 6-04-1938; s/o Henry C. and Elmina Stanley) {Edit: this grave was recorded in 1974 by Lartigues as Behin Stanley, 1882-1938. At that time a tombstone was viewed.)

Stevens, George;  (Oct 26, 1882-Aug 2, 1910; h/o Grace); “George James Stevens. Died: Aug 9, 1910, aged 28, Reardan, Lincoln County, WA. Father: John J Stevens. Mother: Sarah M Cooper.”  (WA State Death Records) “License Date: Jan 18, 1905. Groom: George J. Stevens, age 22, born Worth Co, MO. Residing: Mondovi, WA. Farmer. Father: John J. Stevens. Mother: Sarah M. Cooper. Bride: Grace M. Smith, 16, born WA. Residing: Mondovi, WA. Father: Geo E. Smith. Mother: Mary Mulherin. Marriage: Jan 18, 1905, Davenport, WA. D. T. Wright, Justice of the Peace. Witnesses: Pearl B. Smith and Frank E. Kelso, both of Mondovi, WA.” (Lincoln Co Auditor: Marriage Return: #1132) {Sarah M. Cooper Stevens died June 9, 1947, daughter of George Cooper and Joanne Stanley.}

Stevens, Grace Smith;  (May 26, 1888-July 9, 1909; w/o George); “Mrs. Grace Stevens died seven miles north of Reardan on July 9th. She was born May 26, 1888 and was married to George Stevens on Jan 16, 1905. He and two children are left to mourn her loss. Burial was in Mondovi Cemetery. (LCT-notes: 7-23-1909) “Grace Stevens. Died: July 9, 1909, age 21, in Lincoln Co, WA. Father: George E. Smith. Mother: Mary Mulherin.” (WA State Death Records)

Stillmunkes, Brenda J. Holderby;   (1950-1994; w/o Ronald; married: 6-10-1972; shared stone); do James and Marie Holderby; “Funeral service for Brenda (Holderby) Stillmunkes, 43, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Davenport First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev Walter Estelle officiating. Interment will be at Mondovi Cemetery. Mrs. Stillmunkes died Jan 13 in Redding, CA, following a long illness. She was born July 2, 1950, in Spokane to Jim and Marie Holderby, and grew up on the family farm northeast  of Davenport. She attended school in Davenport, where she graduated in 1968. She attended Spokane Community College for two years, studying commercial arts while working for the Spokesman-Review in the advertising department. She married Ron Stillmunkes on June 10, 1972, while Ron was still in the Air Force.  They lived in Spokane for several years and in 1974 their first child, Keith, was born. After Ron was discharged, they moved to Pullman, where she worked in the WSU Book Store. They then moved to Walla Walla and had their second child, Angela, in 1977.  They returned to Pullman, where Ron received his master’s degree. They moved from Pullman to Redding in 1980, where they have lived ever since. Mrs. Stillmunkes was an attendance secretary at Parson’s Junior High School in Redding and also a former licensed day care provider.  She is survived by her husband and two children, all of Redding; one brother, Wayne Holderby of Kelso; one sister, Becky Strite of Colville, and several nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Diane, and a nephew. Strate Funeral Home in Davenport is in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times: 1-20-1994)

-Stillmunkes, Ronald T.;   (1949-____; h/o Brenda;  shared stone);

Stubbs, Mary C. McConnell;  (Jan 3, 1899-May 17, 1927); “I Hereby Certify, That on the 23 day of December in the year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and 25, at Davenport, in the County of Lincoln, and State aforesaid, I, the undersigned, a Minister of Gospel, by authority of a license bearing date Dec 23, AD, 1925, and issued by the County Auditor of Lincoln County, did on the 23 day of Dec, AD, 1925, join in lawful wedlock Roy B. Stubbs, of the County of Lincoln, State of WA, and Mary C. McConnell, of the County of Lincoln, State of WA. W. L. Killian, Minister of the Gospel. Roy B Stubbs, Groom. Mary C. McConnell, Bride. In Presence of: Herbert Rohlman and Ruth V. Lang.” (Certificate of Marriage: U-3118) “Roy Bonham Stubbs. Died: 9-04-1979. Birth: 11-19-1900, TN.  Widowed. Father: William Stubbs. Mother: Margaret Rosann Llewellyn. Burial: Miller-Woodlawn Cemetery, Bremerton, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)

Sweet surname:  {(On a Business Directory for 1908, the Sweet Bros were shown as operating both a feed mill and a blacksmith shop.); Ralph D. Sweet married Hessie Pearl Raper on Feb 10, 1910, in Boundary Co, ID. See Bonners Ferry Marriages, Boundary Co, ID, Volume 1, Page 367.); Pearl Sweet was born 4-08-1891 and died in April 1975 at Weiser, Idaho, per the SS Death Index); In 1910, Ralph D. and Pearl Sweet were residing in Mondovi where they appeared on the census: Ralph D, 23; Pearl H, 20.; 

Sweet, Gilbert Leroy;  (Feb 21, 1914; infant s/o R. D. & Pearl);

Sweet, Joseph Wayne;  (1878-1917);

Sweet, R D: 225

Sweet, Walter A.;   (1859-1916; father); “Grandpa Sweet is still confined to his bed and is very poorly.” (Davenport Tribune: 7-15-1915);


Mondovi Cemetery Obituaries, Lincoln County,

Washington submitted to the WAGenWeb by

Marge Womach, January 2009.

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