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June 28th, 2011

Orrie Gates, 95

June 28, 2011

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. on July 18 at the Deer Park First Baptist Church, E1200 Crawford, for Deer Park/Loon Lake resident Orrie Gates, 95, who passed away on June 24.
Her husband, Clarence Gates, and a grandson, Rex Loho, both predeceased her.
She is survived by one daughter, Marcy (Dr. Ed Lohoff) of Loon Lake; one son, Marvin (Diana) Gates of Deer Park; seven grandchildren; one step-grandchild; 13 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Robert S. Thom, 50

June 28, 2011

A memorial service was held on June 28 at the Chattaroy Community Church for former Chattaroy resident Robert S. “Bob” Tohm, 50, who passed away on June 20 at his home near Cheney.
Mr. Tohm was interred at the Chattaroy Cemetery with Lauer Funeral Home, Deer Park, in charge of arrangements.
For the full obituary, see the June 29 issue of the Deer Park Tribune.

Carl W. Warriner, 74

June 28, 2011

Funeral services were held on June 25 at the Elk Community Church, with the Rev. Walt Campbell officiating, for former longtime Elk resident Carl F. Warriner, 74, who passed away on June 19.
Interment followed at Elk Cemetery No. 1 with Lauer Funeral Home, Deer Park, in charge of arrangements.
The family suggests memorials be made to Gideons International, P.O Box 231, Newport, WA 99156 or the Pend Oreille Bible Camp, 1092 Conklin Meadow Road, Newport, WA 99156.
For the full obituary, see the June 29 issue of the Deer Park Tribune.

June 21st

Joe H. Malek, 75

June 21, 2011

The Good Lord took our most loving and caring husband, father and grandpa, Joseph H. “Papa Joe” Malek on June 15 after a very short battle with cancer.
Joe was born in South Dakota on Feb. 9, 1936 to Lucy and Max Malek. Joe graduated from Deer Park High School in 1955 and attended Eastern Washington University.
He married Margie (Tobeck) in 1955 and they enjoyed 54 years together.
After college, he was in broadcasting and was program director for Columbia Basin Community College in Pasco, Wash. He also owned and operated many businesses.

Theresa E. Patrick, 91

June 21, 2011

A memorial mass was said on June 27 in Colbert at St. Joseph Church for Deer Park resident Theresa E. Patrick, 91, who passed away on June 17 in Chattaroy.
Born in Norman, Okla., in 1920 to Otto and Mary Newman, the family moved to California, where Theresa married Michael Patrick in 1940.
She worked as a secretary for many years for Rockwell Corp. (now Boeing) on the Apollo space program. After she and her husband moved to Idaho in 1972, she worked at North Idaho College until her retirement in 1986.
She was a member of Catholic Daughters and St. Thomas Catholic Church in Coeur d’Alene.

Norella Bosold-Umphenour, 73

June 21, 2011

Norella “Bernie” Bosold-Umphenour, 73, went to be with the Lord, accompanied by His Angels, on June 12, 2011, after a brief but valiant fight against lung cancer.
She was born on June 29, 1937, in Superior, Minn., to Bernard “Barney” and Lillian Bowles. She graduated from Lewis and Clark High School in Spokane in 1955. She later married Julius B. Bosold and had five children.
After 22 years with Banner Furnace and Fuel Co. as a credit manager, she retired in 2003. Prior to that, she worked at Boyle Fuel and in earlier years as a school bus driver on the Bryant School route.

Myron Brockmeyer, 83

June 21, 2011

A service will be held at 4 p.m. on June 23 at the Glencairn Memorial Garden at Hayden Lake, Idaho, for former Chattaroy resident Myron E. “Brock” Brockmeyer, 83, who passed away on June 14.
Anyone interested in attending the service are asked to contact Andrea Brockmeyer at 208-755-9419.
For a full obituary, see the June 22 issue of the Deer Park Tribune.

Ernest W. Christiansen, 87

June 21, 2011

Ernest W. “Bill” Christiansen, who was born on Sept. 4, 1923, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, died in Deer Park on June 12.
Mr. Christiansen was a naval veteran during World War II, serving aboard the historic flagship USS Augusta.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and his first wife, Florence.

Gordon P. Storey, 93

June 21, 2011

Funeral services are pending for Clayton/Deer Park resident Gordon P. Storey, 93, who passed away on June 20.
Lauer Funeral Home, Deer Park, is in charge of arrangements.
For a full obituary, see the June 22 issue of the Deer Park Tribune.

Mary P. Covington, 76

June 21, 2011

A funeral mass was June 18 at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Ford for former area resident Mary P. “Phil” Covington, 76, who passed away on June 11 in Grand Coulee, Wash.
Burial followed the mass at Hubert Cemetery in Ford with Strate Funeral Home of Grand Coulee is in charge of arrangements.
For a full obituary, see the June 22 issue of the Deer Park Tribune.

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