Wilbur Cemetery Obits
Submitted By Marge Womach
b. 1903, d. 1969)
s/w Albert F. 55/4
G. LaCombe.—A former resident of Grand Coulee, WA. Survived by 3 daughters, Marilyn
Geddes, Iola Ness, Jeanne Chaffin,
all of Colorado, one sister, Mrs. Dora Cromwell, Spokane, WA; one
step-son, Clarence LaCombe, Spokane, WA; 4 step-daughters, Mrs. Shirley
Gorman, CA; Mrs. Marilyn Stansfield, Utah; Mrs. Margaret Legard, Iowa;
Mrs. Delores Novotney, Wilbur, WA; 15 grandchildren; 14 great
grandchildren; one niece. Funeral services, Saturday, Feb 1, at 11 a.m.
from the Robertson Funeral Home, Wilbur,WA. Pastor William Bash officiating. Interment,
Elmer; ( b. 1889, d. 1969)
“Elmer Ladwig.—His home, Wilbur, WA. A member of the Christian Church, the AFL Woodworkers Union. Survived by
his wife, Anna I. Ladwig, at the home; 10 sons, Clarence Ladwig, Yakima;
Wilfred Ladwig, Spokane; Bruce Ladwig, Baker, OR; Harold Ladwig, East
Port, Idaho; Marion Ladwig, Pullman, WA; Kenneth Ladwig, Centralia, IL;
Allen Ladwig, Columbus, GA; Gary Ladwig, Spokane; Rodney Ladwig,
Davenport, WA; Vernon Ladwig, Wilbur, WA; four daughters, Mrs. Louise Barr,
Spokane; Mrs. Shirley Pooley, Seattle, WA; Mrs. Sharon Groh, Almira, WA; Mrs.
Marlene Lupfer, Deer Park, WA; 30 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren;
numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Thursday April
17, 2 p.m.,
Millie W.; ( b. 1889, d.
W. Ladwig.—Funeral 1:30 p.m. Wed, April 1 from
Wm A.; ( b. 1913, d. 1937)
“Mrs. Emilie Rettkowskie, administratrix of the estate of William A. Ladwig, Wilbur, filed a petition in the superior court charging that Harold Miller, former partner of Mr. Ladwig in an electrical appliance business at Wilbur, and Nadine Campbell, have concealed assets of the estate and have collected money and disposed of goods belonging to the estate. She asks for an accounting. Mr. Miller and Nadine Campbell were cited to appear in court on Nov 16 to answer.” (Odessa Record: 11-04-1937)
Mrs. Frances Lane, who years ago was the proprietor of a hotel here, recently passed away
Lauritzen, Jennie M.; ( b. Sep 1, 1890, d. Jan 16, 1973) 2/3
“Jennie M. Lauritzen.—An 82 year resident of Wilbur, WA. Survived by 2 brothers, Alfred B. Jansen, Wilbur, WA; Sigward T Hansen, Pasco, WA; 3 sisters, Mrs. Earl Genzberger, Butte, MT; Mrs. Helga Bossler and Miss Thyra Hansen, both Spokane; numerous nieces and nephews. A member of the Community Presbyterian Church of Wilbur, WA, Tuscan Chapter OES for the past 60 years, a member of the Wilbur Civic Club. Funeral services Saturday, Jan 20 at 2 p.m. form the Community Presbyterian Church, Wilbur, WA. The Rev Malcolm McCallum officiating. Burial Wilbur, WA, Cemetery. The Robertson Funeral Home, Wilbur, WA, in charge.” (Spokesman Review: 1-20-1973)
Lauritzen, Julia; ( b. Apr 25, 1888, d. Feb 02, 1903) 2/1
Julia Lauritzen, of Wilbur, 14 year old daughter of Wm Lauritzen, who, with her
older sister, Miss Laura, went to
Lauritzen, Victor A.; ( b. May 30, 1884, d. May 19, 1969) 2/3
“Victor A. Lauritzen.—His home, Wilbur, WA. Survived by his wife Jennie M.
Lauritzen, at the home; one sister, Mrs. Wilhelmina Hansen, Riverview
Terrace, Spokane; nieces and nephews. A 60-year member of Tuscan Lodge
No. 81, F & AM. A member of the Eastern Star. Funeral services
Wednesday, May 21, at 2 p.m. form the Community Presbyterian Church,
Wilbur, WA. Rev Kenneth J. Scott officiating. Interment Wilbur, WA,
Cemetery with Masonic rites officiating at the graveside. The Robertson
Funeral Home, Wilbur, WA, in charge.” (Spokesman Review: undated
Hosea; ( b. Dec 15, 1899, d.
Jul 26, 1996)
service for Hosea B. Lesnett of Davenport was held Tuesday at the
Lewis, Evan H.; ( b. Jan 11, 1860, d. Jun 20, 1910) 71/2
Evan H. Lewis of Wilbur, a plumber by trade, died of tuberculosis at his home in that city Monday, June 20th. Mr. Lewis was an honorable man and leaves a family of wife and 4 children. (Citizen)
Llewellyn, James H.; ( b. 1890, d. 1973) 198/12
“James H. Llewellyn.—His home Wilbur, WA. A member of the IOOF Lodge, Tuscan Lodge No. 81, F & AM, Tuscan Chapter OES, Elkster Shrine, Member of the Big Bend Historical Society and Wilbur Lutheran Church. Survived by his wife, Mary E. Llewellyn, at the home; 5 sons, J. Mason Llewellyn, Ralph Llewellyn, both Wilbur, WA; Burton Llewellyn, Squire, Seattle; Wallace DeBorg, Pasco, WA; James Christiansen, Spokane; one daughter, Mrs. Joy Llewellyn Rux, Wilbur, WA; 17 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be Friday, July 20, 10:30 a.m. from the Wilbur Lutheran Church, Pastor A. F. Gerstmann officiating. Interment Wilbur, WA, Cemetery. Robertson Funeral Home, Wilbur, WA, in charge.” (Spokesman Review: 7-19-1973)
“Houston Louderback, Wilbur, with two brothers, total 247 years of age. His
oldest brother is 87, survived the tragedy that swept away an entire
Nels I., (
b. Oct 08, 1834, d. Aug 10, 1904)
b. Oct 08, 1834, d. Aug 10, 1904)2/3
“Mrs. Nels I. Lyse died at her home in Wilbur August 10, at 12:30 a.m. She recently contracted cold that resulted in cholera morbus which was the immediate cause of death. She was born in Denmark, Oct 8, 1834, emigrated to America 1873, located at Clinton, Iowa, and resided there eight years when she removed to Wilbur where they have lived ever since. She united in marriage with Nels I. Lyse Nov 13, 1854. To them have been born fourteen children of whom seven are dead. Four boys and three girls are left with the husband to mourn the loss of the dear mother and wife. They boys are Nels, Pete, Julius and Martin, and the girls are, Mrs. David Thomson, Mrs. Pete Foldberg and Mrs. P. Viancour.—Wilbur Sentinel.” (Citizen: 8-19-1904)( Elsie Marie w/o Nels I.)
Wilbur Cemetery Obits, Lincoln County, Washington
submitted by Marge Womach, 2009.
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