June 10th, 2011
Monica Lynn Morse Foster, 53, a resident of Kennewick, Wash., born in Spokane and raised in Deer Park, passed away on Feb. 2, 2011 at â€śThe Chaplaincyâ€ť Hospice in Kennewick.
She was the loving daughter of Nona Morse of Newport, the wife of Ken Foster of Kennewick and the sister and sister-in-law of Kim and Glenn Rogers of Post Falls, Idaho.
She was preceded in death by her father, Jack G Morse, and her brother, Jack Jr.
Monica was an avid animal lover and defender. She had many family members and as many friends. She will be dearly missed.
A memorial celebration service will be held at 3 p.m. on June 16 at Crossover Church, N16825 Newport Hwy., for Chattaroy resident Kent Amsden, who passed away on June 1.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Cancer Patient Care, (â€śIn memory of Kent Amsdenâ€ť) at cancerpatientcare.org or to 1507 E Sprague Ave, Spokane, WA 99202.
For a full obituary, see the June 15 issue of the Deer Park Tribune.
Mary Walker boys basketball assistant coach Dave Howard has been promoted to head coach following the recent resignation of Dwayne Watts.
Howard, a 1977 Deer Park High School graduate, has served as assistant basketball coach for the past six years. He is also an assistant football coach.
Watts was 49-43 during his recent four-year tour as head coach with the Chargers. He led the Chargers to the state tournament in 1989 during his first head coaching stint at the school.
â€˘ The second annual Chargers Hoops Golf Tournament will be 1:30 p.m. on July 23 at the Deer Park Golf Course.
Felony charges against a 34-year-old Deer Park man were dismissed on June 9 on technical grounds.
U.S. District Judge Justin Quackenbush ruled that the search warrant used to find more than 600 child pornography images on Andrew V. Davisâ€™ computer was invalid because police failed to disclose when seeking the search warrant that key information came from a girl who had lied to detectives in other cases.
It is alleged that Davis received those images from September 2005 to November 2009.
Davis, a convicted sex offender, faced a minimum of 15 years in federal prison if convicted.
A herd of sheep on a farm on McDougal Road were the latest domestic animals attacked by pack of wild dogs last week.
The animals, owned by Eric and Debbie Keller of Deer Park, were being housed at Jim and Doreen Carlsonâ€™s (Mrs. Kellerâ€™s parents) ranch. The dogs killed four sheep and wounded 13 others.
The sheep, the 4-H projects of the Kellerâ€™s four children, were taken to the Carlson ranch on May 30 and were attacked the following night.
Keller said her parentsâ€™ dog barked that night but nothing out of the ordinary.
Springdaleâ€™s Kendall Peone, Rodney Abrahamson and Connor Parker, who helped guide the Chargers to a regional berth were named to the All-Northeast 2B League baseball team in voting by conference coaches.
Peone was named to the first team along with league most valuable player J.J. Robinson, Brandon Heiser, Tyler McNannay and Alex Teade, all of Colfax; Ross Collins and Jacob Schmach, both of Liberty; Erik Muelheims of St. Georgeâ€™s; Daniel Holland of Northwest Christian; Traven Smith of Lind-Ritzville-Sprague and Ron Wilke of Davenport.
Deer Parkâ€™s Aaron Eskue was the Stagsâ€™ lone representative on the All-Great Northern League baseball team this spring in voting by the conference coaches.
The senior catcher was named to the second team.
The memorial service for Philip Dean Bacon, who passed in September, was held on Saturday, June 4 at 2:30 pm at his parentsâ€™ Little Pend Oreille Lake home; the ceremonial spreading of his ashes took place at his Deer Creek home later that weekend.
He is survived by two of his children, daughters Amber and Breanne, and granddaughter Katya; as well as a niece and nephew and various extended family. Philip loved his children greatly and often spoke of their accomplishments proudly.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on June 9 at the Spokane Valley Church of the Nazarene, with the Rev. Jeff Crosno officiating, for former Deer Park resident Margaret E. â€śMaggieâ€ť Kohlieber Preston, 32, who passed away on June 1 in Spokane.
Born in 1979 in Spokane, she was an assistant manager at a restaurant in Spokane.
Claude Lincoln Bowers was born to Willie and Lillie Bowers in Skiatook, Okla., on July 21, 1920. In 1947, he married Genevieve Webb in Sunnyside, Wash. They were married until her death in 1977.
Later, he married Lillian Phelps in Spokane. They were married until her death in 1991. He died in Portland, Ore., on May 28, 2011.
During his service as an army medic in World War II, he spent 18 months as a prisoner of war in the South Pacific theatre.
He attended Northwest Bible College in Kirkland, Wash., prior to becoming an Assemblies of God minister.