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June 11th, 2014
Alfred Leroy Griffin, 82, SFC, United States Army (ret.) and a longtime resident of Deer Park passed away on June 7, 2014.
Al and his wife, Luitgard, owned and operated Griffinâ€™s Furniture and Alâ€™s Restaurant on U.S. Highway near Riverside High School for many years.
He was an avid bowler.
Memorial services will be held in Deer Park at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Faith Lutheran Church, S.214 Weber Road, with the Rev. Steven Brehmer officiating.
Lauer Funeral Home, Deer Park, will be in charge of arrangements.
Audrey (Oiland) Forkner, 78, passed away peacefully on June 4, 2014, at her home in Spokane.
A private family service is planned for longtime Chattaroy resident Joyce Cox, 89, who passed away on May 27, 2014, at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.
Born on Jan. 13, 1925, in Sioux City, Iowa, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Deer Park.
Two sons, Michael and Danny, predeceased her.
She is survived by her husband, Tom Cox; one daughter, Cathie (Rick) Torres; one son, Tom Cox II; one daughter-in-law, Lorayne Cox; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Betty June Kiser was born on March 19, 1928, in Lewiston, Mont. And entered into rest on May 26, 2014.
She was the daughter of Ivan Merle and Edna May (Klingler) Gordy. She was the oldest of five children, including Donna, Eugene, Sandy and Michael.
Betty was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Lowell Adelbert Kiser.
Charlotte Susan (Ochs) Hudson, 68 years of life, passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Sacred Heart Hospital from complications of abdominal surgery.
Charlotte was born on Dec. 14, 1945 in Colfax, Wash., to Virgil and Elizabeth Ochs. Being an only child she was a bit spoiled, but she had a wonderful childhood and was very close to her parents who both have preceded her in death.
Esther Luce passed away peacefully on May 7, 2014, at the age of 95.
She was born on Dec 5, 1918, to Mary and Charles Wright in Lapwai, Idaho. Esther was the second of five children; Jessie, Esther, Calvin, Janie and Francis. Francis Hawk is her only remaining sibling.
She was preceded in death also by her parents; her husband, Isaac; her son, Larry Luce; and one grandson, Brad Yochum.
Dale Alan Daniels Sr., 63, passed away on Jan. 22, 2014, in Spokane. Dale suffered a short battle with lung cancer and passed peacefully with his family by his side.
Dale was born in Lansing, Mich., to the late Virgil Daniels and Lillian (Wallace) Daniels.
Dale is survived by his significant other, Lynette Clark of Spokane; two stepsons, Chris Clark (Erin) of Spokane Valley and Joshua Beckley (Xeina) of Clayton.
Sandra K. â€śSandeâ€ť Woods, 65, is survived by her husband, John Woods of Chattaroy; daughters, Janee Kay Barlow (Jeremy) and Caitlyn Ann Klemish (Jesse); granddaughters, Emery Kay Barlow, Hailey Ann and Bella Kay Klemish; a brother, David Herrboldt (Cindy); and a sister, Darlene of Elk River, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Helga Herrboldt.
Walla Walla resident Richard L. Bond, 94, passed away on April 5, 2014, at Mattyâ€™s Home Care in Walla Walla.
Mr. Bond was born on June 3, 1919, in Spokane to Dwight A. and Vida Burroughs Bond. He graduated from North Center High School.
Vera L. (Sanford) Rock was born April 1, 1917, in Wickes Ark., the second of five children. She died March 18, 2014 in Spokane.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mont Rock; an infant son, James A Rock; an adult son, Don Rock; and her elder brother.
She is survived by five children, Mont Rock, Jack Rock, Joe Rock, Judy Evans and Dixie Rock; one brother; two sisters; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Vera was a long time resident of Wild Rose Prairie where she and Mont had a dairy farm.