Odessa Vicinity Deaths

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                                                                     Submitted by Marge Womach  

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Bower:  Effa D Bower.—Home at N 3718 Calipel. Aunt of Irvin Osborne, Piedmont, KS; Willis Osborne, Howard, KS. Funeral Monday, June 3, at 2:30 p.m. from the Alwin Chapel at the Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home.  Mr Roscoe R Hamm officiating. Interment Riverside Park.” (scrapbook item: Spokesman Review: penciled May 31, 1946)


Busch:  Martin Busch.—His home was at 1517 Water Ave. Uncle of Jess Hartson, Fairmont, MN and Jacob Reinier of Chester, MT. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church. Funeral Monday, Dec 15 at 10 a.m. in the Gothic Chapel at the Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home, Rev Percy Philp officiating. Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook)


Chargois:  “Wife of Banker Taken Suddenly. Ritzville, WA, Jan 17.—Mrs V A Chargois, 60, died of a heart attack at her home. She had been in ill health a short time but her condition was not considered serious. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at St Mark’s Episcopal Church in Ritzville, Archdeacon Alexander Coffin of Spokane officiating.  Mrs Chargois’ parents, the late Mr and Mrs Heiner Dorman, homesteaded here in 1891. She was only 6 when they moved here from Sigourney, Iowa. IN 1904 she was married to Victor A Chargois, Ritzville banker. Besides her widower, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs William Hahn, Ellensburg, and Mrs William Tanner, Ritzville; two sisters, Mrs Lois Woehr and Miss Lou Dorman, both of Pomona, CA; and two brothers, Orris Dorman of Spokane and Jess Dorman of New York City.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item; Alice Chargois: 1885-1945)


Condon:  Dr James R Condon, widely known Spokane physician and surgeon and member of a prominent Inland Empire family, died last night in his home, E 1625 Hartson, of a heart attack. Dr Condon, while in apparent good health of late, had complained of not feeling well the last few days, friends reported. He was a former officer of the Spokane County Medical society and held a large practice in the Spokane area. Among the family members is Bishop Condon of the Catholic church in Great Falls, Montana. Dr Ed Condon, another brother, died a few years ago. Dr Condon is also survived by his widow and a large family.  The body is at Smith’s funeral home.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item with photo); “Dr James R Condon.—Passed away Sept 8 at his home, E 1625 Hartson Ave. Survived by his wife, Bridget, at the home; eight children, Patrick, US Army at Okinawa; James, U S Army, Camp Roberts, CA; Mary, Jackie, Kathleen, Bridget, Michel and William, all at the home; one brother, the Most Rev William J Condon of Great Falls, MT; 2 sisters, Sister Mary Hedwig, Ferdinand, Idaho; Sister Mary Patricia of Cottonwood, Idaho. He was a member of the Fourth degree Knights of Columbus and Spokane County Medical association. The arrangements are in care of the Hennessey Funeral Home, Division St.” (Spokesman Review: undated) “James R Condon. Died: 8 Sept 1945, age 48, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA. Father: Patrick Condon. Mother: Mary Cavanaugh. Spouse: Bridget Condon. Batch id # 277569.” (WA State Death Records)


Erman:  Lena Erman.—Her home was at W 2318 Third. She had lived in Spokane 23 years and was a member of Temple Emanu-El.  Survived by her husband, Max Erman, at the home; one sister, Mrs Dave Schiffer of Lewiston, ID; 2 brothers, Joseph and Leo Kerchheimer of New York City. Funeral Thursday, Sept 28, at 4 p.m. from the Smith Funeral Home, Rabbi A H Fink officiating. Incineration will follow.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item, 1944)

Gillet:  “Farmers Drown. Ritzville, WA, May 14.—Reinhold E Hille, 35, and John Gillet, 35, prominent farmers, were drowned in Blue Lake in Grant County Saturday when their boat overturned while they were fishing, according to reports received here today. Both bodies were recovered. Al Wagner of Odessa, fishing with the party in a second boat alone, let Hille hang on to his boat and rowed close to shore, where water was only four feet deep. Hille said, ‘I can make it now, go get Johnny.’  Wagner rowed out to the place where the boat upset and Hille, evidently fainting, went under. Hille and Gillet lived in the north central section of Adams County. The former is survived by his widow and two small children. The latter was a bachelor.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item, 1944)

Gruenhagen:  Fred H Gruenhagen, Sr.—Home at Route 7, Spokane. Husband of Mary Gruenhagen, at the home; father of Miss Gertrude Gruenhagen, Mrs L T Golden, both of Spokane; Mrs M O Arnold, Berkeley, CA; Mrs Robert Kneebone, Opportunity, WA; George Gruenhagen, Route 7, Spokane; Herbert Greenhagen, Oakland, CA; Edward, Fred H Jr, and Lawrence W Gruenhagen, all of Spokane; 4 grandchildren; brother of Mrs Martha Daniels, Lodi, CA. He was a member of St John’s Lutheran Church and a resident of the community 34 years. Funeral Wednesday, July 3, at 10 a.m. from the Alwin Chapel at the Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home. Rev T E Dorpat officiating. Interment Greenwood.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item) “Fred H Gruenhagen. Died:  30 June 1946, age 81, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA.  Father: Henry Gruenhagen. Mother: Mary. Spouse: Mary Gruenhagen. Batch id # 277609.” (WA State Death Records)

Gruenhagen:  Mary Gruenhagen. Died: 10 Mar 1960, age 90, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA.  Father: William Lustman. Mother: Matilda Bailess. Batch id # 282911.” (WA State Death Records)

Heimbigner:  George B Heimbigner.—A resident of Cheney, WA. Survived by his wife Anna Mary at the home; three daughters, Mrs Clarence Kupers and Mrs Walter Kupers, both of Mohler, WA, Mrs Alvin Lenhart, Ritzville, WA; three sons, Roy of Lind, WA, George Jr, and Richard Heimbigner, both of Spokane; three sisters, Miss J K Heimbigner of Spokane, Miss Con F Heimbigner of Odessa, WA, and Mrs Basil Cunningham, Davenport, WA; two brothers, Henry Heimbigner, of Odessa; Dan Heimbigner of Spokane, 12 grandchildren. He was a member of Odessa Lutheran Church. Funeral services Saturday, Sept 18, at 2:30 p.m. from the Smith Funeral Home. Rev E Wagner of Cheney, WA, officiating. Interment Riverside Park Cemetery.” (Spokesman Review: scrapbook item, undated) “George B Heimbigner. Died: 15 Sept 1954, age 68, Walla Walla Co, WA. Father: George Heimbigner. Mother: Anna Mary  Bath. Spouse: Anna Heimbigner. Batch id #278267.” (WA State Death Records)

Hille:  “Farmers Drown. Ritzville, WA, May 14.—Reinhold E Hille, 35, and John Gillet, 35, prominent farmers, were drowned in Blue Lake in Grant County Saturday when their boat overturned while they were fishing, according to reports received here today. Both bodies were recovered. Al Wagner of Odessa, fishing with the party in a second boat alone, let Hille hang on to his boat and rowed close to shore, where water was only four feet deep. Hille said, ‘I can make it now, go get Johnny.’  Wagner rowed out to the place where the boat upset and Hille, evidently fainting, went under. Hille and Gillet lived in the north central section of Adams County. The former is survived by his widow and two small children. The latter was a bachelor.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item, 1944)

Holsten:  Mrs Lottie Holsten.—Age 69. Her home was in Fairfield, WA, where she had lived for the last 40 years. Survived by one son, Lyman Holsten, Rockford, WA; 2 daughters, Mrs Juanita Phillips, Odessa, WA, and Mrs Hazel Hays, Idaho Falls, Idaho; 10 grandchildren; one sister, Mrs Mattie Madrell, Nampa, Idaho. She was a member of the Methodist church and Fairfield chapter Eastern Star No 236. Funeral Wednesday, Nov 9, at 1:30 p.m. from the Presbyterian Church at Fairfield, WA. Rev Martin C H Keller officiating. Interment Riverside Cemetery, Spokane, WA.  Jaeger Funeral Home of Fairfield, WA in charge.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook) “Mary Charlotte Lottie Holsten. Died: 6 Nov 1949, age 69, Fairfield, Spokane Co, WA. Father: Levi T Bell. Mother: Amanda May Stewart. Batch id # 277850.” (WA State Death Records);


Howard:   Dr George H Howard.—Passed away March 13 at his home at Sprague, WA. He owned and operated the Sprague hospital for 23 years. Survived by one son, Douglas Howard of Spokane; one sister, Mrs Rhonda Childs of Charles City, Iowa. He was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha medical fraternity, York Rite and Scottish Rite bodies and El Katif Temple Shrine, all of Spokane, and Masonic lodge of Sprague, WA. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Jerue Funeral Home of Cheney.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item; estimated 1945)


Jansen:  Sarah Jansen.—Resident of Rockford, WA. Survived by her husband, August W Jansen, at the home; 3 sons, Alfred Jansen, Newport, WA; Roy and Stanley Jansen, both of Spokane; one daughter, Mrs Charles Fristoe, Rockford, WA; 7 grandchildren; 3 sisters, Mrs Susan Swineheart, Tacoma, WA; Mrs John Krohn, North Dakota; and Mrs Helen Friesen, British Columbia; and one brother, Peter B Harder, Saskatchewan. Funeral Monday, Feb 2, at 1 p.m. in the Methodist Church at Rockford, WA, Rev Hubert Vincent officiating. Interment Riverside Park Cemetery, Spokane, WA. Jaeger Funeral Home, Fairfield, WA, in charge of arrangements.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook)


Kuest:  Lydia E Kuest Dies at Spokane.  Funeral plans are pending, awaiting word from members of the family, for Lydia E Kuest, 47, who died Monday at a Spokane hospital. It is believed the service will be at Spokane, where the Kuest family recently moved.  She was a member of the Lutheran Church, the auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Eagles auxiliary. Lydia E Els was born near Odessa, Sept 25, 1907, and grew to womanhood in this community. Following her marriage she and Mr Kuest continued their residence here, until this summer, when the family home was sold and residence changed to Spokane, because of Mrs Kuest’s illness. She has been under hospital care much of the time since.  Survivors include her husband, Edwin, at the home; three daughters, Mrs Lila Kohel, Spokane; Mary Kuest and Gayle Kuest, at the home; four sons, Donald and Marvin Kuest, both at the home; Loris and Gary Kuest, both in the United States Navy overseas; five brothers: Frank, Dee and Reuben Els, of Odessa; Henry Els, Harrington; and John Els; four sisters: Theresa Fink, Seattle; Esther Schorzman, Quincy; Viola Schragg, and Marie Roloff, both of Odessa; one grandson, Michael Kuest, of Spokane, several nieces and nephews.” (scrapbook item: undated); “Lydia E Kuest. Died: 22 Nov 1954, age 47, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA. Father: Henry Els. Mother: Mary Rietner. Spouse: Edwin Kuest. Batch id #278273.” (WA State Death Records)


Kuhlman:  Diedrick Kuhlmann.—His home was at N 14 Bowdish in Opportunity. A resident of the valley since 1906. Survived by two daughters, Mrs Lorena Aarli, Opportunity, and Mrs Anna Shurstad, Portland, OR; two sons, Elmer J Kuhlmann, Spokane; and Alfred Kuhlmann, Monterey, CA; 5 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren. Funeral services Tuesday, Sept 30, 1 p.m. from the Chapel of the Valley in the Thornhill’s Valley Funeral Home, E 10300 Sprague. Rev John Groschupf officiating. Interment in the Pines in Opportunity.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item) Diedrick Kuhlmann. Died: 27 Sept 1952. Father: Henry Kuhlmann. Mother: Anna Luiten.” (WA State Death Records)

Kupers:  Augusta Kupers. Died: 22 Jan 1955, age 77, Medical Lake, Spokane Co, WA.  Father: Henry Jackwa. Batch id # 278280.”  (WA State Death Records); “Certificate of Marriage. I hereby certify that on the 20th day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred ninety-eight at Ritzville in the County of Adams and State aforesaid, I the undersigned a Ev. Luth. Minister by authority of a license bearing date the 15th day of March 1898, and issued by the County Auditor of Adams County, did on the 20th day of March AD 1898 join in lawful wedlock Henry Kupers of the County of Lincoln State of Washington and August Jackwas of Chicago, Illinois in the presence of Henry Luiten and Amos Luiten, witnesses. Signed Henry Kupers, groom. Gusta Jaockwa, bride. R G Gillmann, Ev. Luth. Pastor. Filed March 21, 1898. Louie Walton, clerk.” (handwritten document; #195)


Kupers:  “Aged Man’s Body Found In River.  The body of Henry Kupers, 80, for whom organized parties have searched the last week, was found yesterday in the Spokane river near the Riverton street power house of the Washington Water Power company.  Detective Sergeant John Domit said the aged man had apparently wandered into the river the day of his disappearance, July 9, from his home, N 2811 Crestline. Boy Scout troops had been actively engaged in the search. Mr Kupers is survived by two sons, who launched the hunt for their father. The body is at Hennessey’s.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item) 


Lueschner:  “Word has been received of the death of John Lueschner in Parkston, South Dakota. He was the last survivor among the brothers and sisters of the later Mrs Helena Schimke of Odessa.” (Odessa Record: 11-20-1958)


Loeffelbein:  “The Albert Leffelbein services were conducted from a Cashmere funeral home, with the Rev M B Delgatty officiating. Born in Kulm, Russia, April 6, 1881, he came to the United States in 1898. On Jan 22, 1904 he married Elizabeth Foos at Odessa and lived here until 1925, when the family moved to Cashmere. Mrs Loeffelbein died March 13, 1950. On July 17, 1950, he married Bertha Zundel at Coeur d’Alene. He died the previous Sunday of a heart attack in a Wenatchee hospital. Surviving him are his wife, Bertha; three daughters, Mrs R H Ramm of Enterprise, OR; Mrs Art Lobe of Cashmere and Mrs Thomas Old of Everett; one son, Tobias Loeffelbein of Odessa; 13 grandchildren and several great grandchildren; four step children: Mrs Henry Pryor of Spokane, Mrs Alvin Amen of Medford, OR, and Mrs Ed Steinbach of Superior, MT, and Donald Zundel of Spokane, and the brother, Reinhold, of Olympia.” (Odessa Record: 11-27-1958)

Loeffelbein:  Alfred L Loeffelbein. Died: 16 Nov 1958, age 77, Wenatchee, Chelan Co, WA.  Father: Johannes Loeffelbein. Mother: Christena Rader. Batch id #281728.” (WA State Death Records) Note:

(Am sure that both are the same person, but assume the name on the death cert was read wrong or printed wrong, guess we should leave it as found, two separate entries.)

Lyons:  Grace Ella Lyons.—Home at Odessa, WA. Survived by her husband, Burton James Lyons, at the home; 2 sons, Robert and James Lyons, Odessa; 2 daughters, Mrs Mary Ogren, Gibbstown, New Jersey; Mrs Ned Hiatt, Seattle, WA; 2 grandchildren; one sister, 2 brothers. She was a member of the English Congregational Church, ladies’ aid and Lincoln Co chapter WCTU. Funeral Tuesday, May 20, at 2 p.m. from English Congregational Church, Odessa, Rev M J Galle officiating. Incineration will follow. The Strate Funeral Home, Odessa in charge.” (Spokesman Review: Undated scrapbook item)  “Grace Ella Lyons. Died: 16 May 1947, age 73, Lincoln Co, WA. Father: Wilbur Patterson. Mother: Levina Cowen. Spouse: Burt Jones (Lyons). Batch id # 277621.” (WA State Death Records)


Mahoney:  Cora Rebecca Mahoney.—Her home, E1018 Walton Ave. Mother of Mrs Rita Carstens, Harrington, WA; Mrs Marguerite Zucker, Mrs Mary Hornbeck, James, Leo, Thomas and Donald Mahoney, all of Spokane, William Mahoney of Colville, WA; and Kenneth Mahoney of Grand Coulee, WA; 14 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. She had lived in the community for 46 years. She was a member of the White Lake Grange, Stevens County, and White Lake Home Economics club, Colville, WA. Funeral Friday Oct 7 at 2:30 p.m. in the Alwin Chapel, at the Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home, the Rev Joseph H Delbert officiating. Interment in Riverside Park Cemetery.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item) “Cora Rebecca Mahoney. Died: 4 Oct 1949, age 81, Spokane, WA. Father: John A Faulds. Mother: Nancy Winship. Batch id # 277846.” (WA State Death Records).


Merriman:  Cornelius (Con) Merriman.—His home was at N 2401 Nevada St. He was a former resident of Tekoa, WA, and had lived in Spokane the last four years. Survived by his wife, Katherine, at the home; 6 daughters, Mrs W E Griffin, Marysville, CA; Miss Francis Merriman, Tekoa, WA; Mrs Katherine Kent, Spokane; Mrs Clayton Cummings, Dishman, WA; Mrs Robert Edwards, Tekoa, WA; Mrs G E Phillips, Seattle, WA; 5 sons, John and Laurence Merriman, both of Tekoa; D V Neal and George Merriman, all of Spokane; 9 grandchildren; 3 brothers, M M Merriman, Tekoa; J J and George D Merriman, both of Spokane; 3 sisters, Mrs J Donahue, Spokane, Mrs W D Codd, Tekoa. Rosary Friday, Oct 11, at 8 p.m. at the home. Funeral Saturday, Oct 12, at 9 a.m. from St Aloysius’ church, Rev John T Prange, S J, officiating. Interment Holy Cross. The Hennessey Funeral Home, N 2203 Division St, in charge.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item) “Cornelius Merrimann. Died: 9 Oct 1946, age 69, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA. Father: Cornelius Merrimann. Mother: Mary Gardner. Spouse: Katherine Merrimann. Batch id # 277610.” (WA State Death Records)

O’Connell:  James F O’Connell.—Passed away in Puyallup, WA, Sept 16. He was a retired superintendent of the sewer department of Spokane where he had lived for 46 years. He was a member of the Third Order of St Francis and the Catholic Order of Foresters. Survived by 2 daughters, Mrs Alice Toth of Puyallup, WA, and Mrs Helen Kaye of Tacoma, WA; a half brother, Jack Freeman of Minnesota, and 3 grandchildren. He will be received Monday morning, Sept 18 by Hennessey Funeral Home.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item)


Quade:  Frank Quade.—Passed away Oct 1 in a local hospital. His home was at E 1708 Queen Ave. Survived by 3 brothers, Peter Quade, Mead, WA; Julius Quade, Hutchinson, MN; Leo Quade, Minneapolis, MN; one sister, Clara Henker, Seattle, WA; several nieces and nephews. He was a member of St Patrick’s Catholic Church. The Thornhill-Carey Funeral Home, N Monroe St, is entrusted with his last rites.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook) “Franz F Quade. Died: 1 Oct 1952, age 80, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA.  Father: August Quade. Mother: Wilhelmina Lamprecht. Batch id # 278007.” (WA State Death Records) 


Schafer:  Joseph Schafer, Rites Scheduled.  Ritzville, WA, March 29.—Funeral services for Joseph Schafer, who died at Berkeley, CA, will be held Thursday under direction of Duncan Haight funeral home at the Methodist church with the Rev Clifford Knight officiating. Interment will be in Ritzville Memorial Cemetery.  He is survived by his wife, Audrey, at San Bruno, CA; a daughter, Helen and one granddaughter; his mother, Mrs H F Schafer, Ritzville; six sisters, Mrs Fred Kupers, Mrs E L Streeter and Mrs Cecil McCall, all of Ritzville; Mrs William Knapp, Harrington; Mrs David Mann, Garfield; and Mrs Louis LaFremiere, Bellingham, and two brothers, Henry F Schafer, Jr, Yakima, and William Schafer, Los Angeles.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item)


Simas:  Rosalinda I Simas.—Passed away July 17 at a local hospital. Her home was at E728-30th Ave. She had been a resident of this community 44 years. Survived by her husband, Joseph V Simas; son, Joseph J Simas; daughter, Mrs Ed Wohrle; 4 grandchildren and  one great grandchild, all of Spokane. The funeral arrangements are in care of the Hennessey Funeral Home.”  (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item)  “Rosalinda I Simas. Died: 17 July 1951, age 80, Medical Lake, Spokane Co, WA. Father (sic): Joseph V Simas.  Batch id #277959.” (WA State Death Records)


Sitton:  Irene Sitton.—Her home was at Cheney, WA. Survived by her husband, Ernest Sitton; one son, Gary Fey and one daughter, Ellen Ann, all at the home; mother, Mrs Henry Meissner of Ritzville, WA; 5 sisters, Mrs Bertha Thiel of Cheney; Mrs Laura Stone and Mrs Anna Kahler of Hooper, WA; Mrs Esther Anderson of Eagle, Idaho; Mrs Martha Vostrol of Ritzville, WA; 2 brothers, Richard Meissner of Ritzville, WA; Herman Meissner of Chehalis, WA. Funeral Saturday, March 22, at 1:30 p.m. from the chapel of the Jerue Funeral Home at Cheney. Rev Dr H J ____ officiating. Interment Riverside ___.”  (damaged scrapbook item; apparent Spokesman Review, circa 1946-7)


Smith, Leo Gale (WW II) (d. 9-29-1975; b. 8-29-1912; TS; OC);   “Leo Smith. Birth: 8-29-1912. Died: Sept 1975, Odessa, WA. Last Residence Zipcode: Odessa, WA 99159.” (SS Death Index) “Leo G Smith. Died: 9-29-1975, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA. Age 63; Residence: Lincoln Co. Certificate # 021997.” (WA Death Index)


Smith, Leola B  (d. 1960; b. 1903; TS; OC);  “Leola Bell Smith. Died: 14 May 1960, age 57, Hamilton, Skagit Co, WA.  Father; Clinton Tidwell. Mother: May Lynn.  Batch id # 282919.”  (WA State Death Records)


Thayer:  “Funeral services for Mrs Hazel D Thayer, Inland Empire resident who died in a hospital here Monday night, will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be at Riverside Park Cemetery. The Rev Dr Paul Calhoun will officiate. The Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  Born in Iowa, Mrs Thayer came west to Spokane with her parents in the ‘90s. She graduated from public schools here and also the Cheney Normal school. She taught school in Spokane for a short time prior to going to Davenport, WA, to teach in grade schools about 1910. She returned to Spokane with her husband in 1932 and continued to reside here until her death. She was married to James L Thayer, former Lincoln County engineer for many years, in Davenport in 1913. Mr Thayer now operates a farm near Davenport. Active in social and church affairs for many years, Mrs Thayer was a past president of chapter CH, PEO, a member of the Cora I Neill chapter of the Presbyterian Women’s guild, the Early Birds Breakfast Club as well as other social groups.  Survivors include her widower, at the home, W 428 Eighteenth; two sons, Lawrence W Thayer, a Spokane attorney; J Lewis Thayer, a representative for the Union Oil Co of CA at Wenatchee; a sister, Mrs C W Bean, Dishman, and four grandchildren.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item) “Hazel D Thayer. Died: 24 Sept 1951, age 61, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA. Father: Daniel Delong. Mother: Lucy Daniels. Batch id # 277965.” (WA State Death Records) “License: June 16, 1913. Groom: J Lawrence Thayer, age 31. Residence: Davenport, WA. Birthplace: MN. Civil Engineer. Father: N L Thayer. Mother: Nettie Youngling. Bride: Hazel Ione DeLong, age 22. Residence: Spokane. Birthplace: Iowa. Teacher. Father: Daniel E DeLong. Mother: Lucy Daniels. Marriage: June 17, 1913, Spokane, by clergyman, Albert C Grier. Witnesses: Lucy DeLong, and Ada Bean.” (Lincoln Co Marr. Cert. # U5448; marriage return: 102012; #2067)


Thompson:  Monica Label Thompson. Died: 20 Jan 1923, age 7, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA. Father: Lewis A Thompson. Mother: Clara B Reriatt. Batch id # 276322.” (WA State Death Records)

Thompson:  Monica B Thompson.—Age 64 years. She was a resident of W1723 Augusta. She was a member of the Soroptimist Club, Hotel Greeters of America, publicity bureau of the Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Club, Anti-Vivisection Society, Eastern Star and White Shrine of Jackson and Lansing, MI.  Survived by her husband, Fred M Thompson of Lansing, MI; one cousin, Fred Sears of Horton, MI. Funeral Monday, Nov 22, at 4 p.m. from the Smith Funeral Home. Incineration will follow.” (Spokesman Review: undated scrapbook item)



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 May 01, 2010, by Marge Womach.

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