Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Lucille Schulz, age 95, a longtime resident of Elk, passed away peacefully on March 30, 2013, in Spokane.
Born on March 10, 1918, in Colerain, Minn., she was the daughter of Walter and Flossie Gray and was the youngest of three children. She had two brothers, Lester and Gordon Gray.
Lucille married Harvey Little in 1940 and lived in Spokane, where they had two children: Danny (Karen) of Newport, and Carol (Daniel) of Elk.
Anna Barbara Cecrle Kynett, 100, a longtime resident of Deer Park, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 1913.
She is the dear mother and mother-in-law of Dick and Kat Kynett of Mead and Janelle and Carl Justice of Deer Park. Anna has seven grandchildren and more than 30 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Kynett met her future husband, G. Vern Kynett, when they were in grade school. They were married in 1936. Mr. Kynett passed away in 1992.
Walter Edward Reiter, 93, a longtime Deer Park resident, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2013.
He was the dear husband of Ruth Reiter and Walterâ€™s brothers are Terry Reiter of Caldwell, Idaho, Gordon Reiter of Vancouver, Wash., and Tom Reiter of Tacoma, Wash.
Born in 1919 to Louis Albert Reiter and Edith Amelia Peterson Reiter at Deer Park, Walt attended Deer Park Grade School and graduated from Deer Park High School with the Class of 1936.
Karen Diane Doll, 67, a resident of Diamond Lake (near Newport), passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2013, in Spokane.
Karen is the dear mother and mother-in-law of Gene, Job, Justin, Corrine and Steve Rogers and Bobbi Jo and William Owens. Her stepchildren are Mike, Donald, Bill and Jennifer Bingle and Barbara and Mark VanWinkle. Karenâ€™s brother and sisters are Joe (Juanita) Baker, Della (Mel) Southern and Sharon Houghtlind and her life partner John Wing. She enjoyed 20 grandchildren and seven and one-half great-grandchildren.
Michael James Talbot, 69, a resident of Clayton, formerly of Seattle, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2013.
He is the father of David Talbot of Clayton and the grandfather of Jessica Molina and Steven and Dustin Talbot. His sisters are Connie Osbourn and Karen Axelson.
Born in 1943 at Seattle, he attended school and graduated from high school there and served briefly with the U.S. Air Force.
Mr. Talbot was employed as a transit operator with King County Metro Transit.
Viola Beatrice Sande, age 92, died on March 26, 2013 in Spokane.
She was born on June 9, 1920, in Thunder Bay, Ontario, the last surviving of 15 brothers and sisters. She married Krist Sande on Dec. 19, 1940, and he died August 24, 1998.
She is survived by a son, Earl Sande and wife Geraldine; a daughter-in-law, Marie and husband Denny Lloyd; nine grandchildren, Cheryl, Krissy, Brandon, Samara, Jared, Brianna, Tina, Sherry and Brian; several great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, Gary Sande, who died on May 13, 2007.
Deborah Jan Peppones passed away peacefully in her home on March 16, 2013. She was surrounded by the loving embrace of her family as she took her last breath.
Debbie is survived by her husband, David Hallenius; her two children, Alex (Mandy) Hallenius of Seattle, and Ian (Amy) Hallenius of Ennis, Mont.; and grandchildren, Ellie and Owen Hallenius. She also leaves behind three sisters, Martha Peppones, Sandy (Al) Freutal, and Daphne (Eric) Beck.
Preceding her in departing this life were her parents, Demetrius and Ulah Peppones.
Lyle R. Wells, age 88, passed into eternity on March 18, 2013, after a short illness.
Lyle was a full-time farmer in the Deer Park/Clayton area since 1950. Lyle enjoyed the last three years of retirement at Evergreen Fountains in the Spokane Valley.
Lyle loved to hunt, fish and travel. One favorite pastime was huckleberrying.
Lyle is survived by his wife of 68 years, Ida; two sons, Terry, of Vancouver, Wash., and Jay, of Seattle; a cousin, James Hollandsworth; and several nieces and nephews.
Connie Davis passed away at the age of 58 on Monday, March 4, 2013 in Spokane after a valiant two-and-a-half-year fight with breast cancer.
Connie was a vivacious woman known for her good nature, keen sense of humor and sharp wit and was always ready with a quick joke or a friendly, sparkly-eyed insult followed by her trademark grin and chuckle. Throughout her courageous battle, she remained positive and inspired those around her.
Shirley Ray (Viles) Agar, 86, passed away at her home in Colville on Jan. 27, 2013.
Shirley is survived by her four children, Debbie (Max) Egger of Colville, Bruce (Mary) Agar of Thermopolis, Wy., Matt (Debbie) Agar of Ontario, Ore., and Muriel Badgley of Spokane. Shirley is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 17-plus great-grandchildren, one sister, Nancy Sanders, and numerous nieces and nephews.