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 Obituaries    December 18, 2014 

Carol L. (Wittig) Gross

Carol L. (Wittig) Gross passed away Nov. 17, 2014 in Cheney at the age of 95. Mrs. Gross was born July 10, 1919 in Mansfield, Wash.,to Frederick and Grace (Short) Wittig, and was a graduate of Mansfield High School, class of 1937. She is survived by... Full story

 Obituaries    December 18, 2014 

Peggy Sims

Peggy June Sims passed away Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 while under the loving care of hospice with family and friends around her. She was born March 5, 1944 in Sedro Woolley, Wash. to Walter and Amelia Sims... Full story

 Obituaries    December 11, 2014

Robert Lewis Nelson

Robert was born March 31, 1929 and passed away Nov. 30, 2014. He always had a joke and a carefree chuckle to ease any worries away. Smart and quick-witted, there really wasn't much he couldn't do. He... Full story

 Obituaries    December 4, 2014

William "Bill" Lester

William "Bill" Lester, age 82, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. Bill was born July 9, 1932 in Pleasantville, Iowa and settled in Spokane after falling in love with the area... Full story

 Obituaries    December 4, 2014

William "Bill" Smith

William "Bill" Smith, age 87 of Cheney, passed away Nov. 26, 2014 in Spokane. Bill was born May 28, 1927 to David and Eula (Douglas) Smith in Moore Haven, Fla. After World War II started, Bill lied... Full story

 Obituaries    November 13, 2014

Betty Aaker

Betty Aaker, a longtime resident of the Cheney area, passed away at Hospice of Spokane, Nov. 9, 2014 after a long illness with heart disease. She is survived by her husband, Larry and three sons,... Full story

 Obituaries    October 30, 2014

Devota Evangeline (Dow) Goodwin

Devota Evangeline (Dow) Goodwin On the morning of Oct. 24, Devota Evangeline (Dow) Goodwin passed away at Hospice House South in Spokane. She was 85 years old. Devota was born in 1929 to Albey and... Full story

 Obituaries    October 30, 2014

Hilda Christine Schmidt Smith

One-time Cheney resident Hilda Christine Schmidt Smith, 93, died Oct. 20, 2014, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Ala. She was born in Manchester, Iowa, June 19, 1921. She was a second-generation German-American, born into and instructed... Full story

 Obituaries    October 23, 2014

Robert E. Grogan

Robert E. Grogan, age 90, passed away Oct. 18, 2014 in Spokane with his children by his side. Robert was born Nov. 24, 1923 outside of Cheney to William and Hilda (Dybdal) Grogan. He was a graduate... Full story

 Obituaries    October 9, 2014

Eva M. (McCaffery) Spilker

Eva M. (McCaffery) Spilker, age 87 of Medical Lake, Wash., passed away Sept. 30, 2014 in Spokane. She was born April 20, 1927 in Sprague, Wash. to Charles and Hazel (Bouslog) McCaffery. Eva was raised in Davenport and was a graduate of Davenport... Full story

 Obituaries    September 25, 2014

Agnes Ruth Suess

Agnes Ruth Suess, 91, passed away on Sept. 20, 2014 at the Cheney Care Center. Private family graveside services will be held at a later date and Agnes will be laid to rest next to her husband,... Full story

 Obituaries    September 18, 2014

Noreen P. Pribnow

Noreen P. Pribnow, 6/2/1923 – 8/13/2014 Andy W. Pribnow, 11/21/1916 – 12/20/2004 Noreen Pearson Pribnow, 91, beloved mother and friend, died Aug. 13, 2014. Born June 2, 1923, in Manchester, N.H.,... Full story

 Obituaries    September 18, 2014

Lorraine Marcene (Hess) Flikke

Lorraine Marcene (Hess) Flikke of Cheney, passed away Sept. 11, 2014 in Spokane. She was born July 7, 1919 in Deer Lodge, Mont. and grew up in Coeur d'Alene and Rathdrum, Idaho. In 1938, she graduated... Full story

 Obituaries    September 18, 2014

George, Philip R.

Phil passed away of natural causes Aug. 31, 2014 in Spokane, Wash. He was born Sept. 9, 1926 to Emil and Bertha George, the second of five boys, in Ellensburg, Wash. As a child he worked on the... Full story

 Obituaries    September 11, 2014

Bert H. Conrath

Bert H. Conrath (age 92) of Cheney, passed away Sept. 4, 2014 in Spokane. Bert was born June 30, 1922 in Tokio, Wash. to Charles and Anna (Yager) Conrath and was a graduate of Sprague High School,...

 Obituaries    September 11, 2014

Gladys L. Dunn

Gladys L. Dunn went home to be with her Lord and daughters, Anita and Laura on Sept. 1, 2014. Gladys was born to James and Gladys Clay on June 17, 1927, at Fort Smith, Ark. Gladys grew up out in the country just outside of Fort Smith as an only... Full story

 Obituaries    September 4, 2014

Gene Lilienkamp

Gene Lilienkamp (age 75) peacefully went home to be with Jesus Aug. 29, 2014 at Hospice of Spokane (South) after many days of being surrounded by his family following complications from outpatient... Full story

 Obituaries    August 28, 2014

Catherine Palmer

Catherine Palmer (age 74) of Cheney and Pullman, Wash, entered into rest Aug. 16 after a battle with lymphoma at the Avalon Care Center in Pullman. She was born in Seattle, April 9, 1940 to Adell and... Full story

 Obituaries    August 28, 2014

John Keith Malcolm Geary

John Keith Malcolm Geary, (age 80) passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, Aug. 24, 2014 after being diagnosed with stomach cancer just two weeks earlier. John was born on July 2, 1934 in Potters Ba... Full story

 Obituaries    August 21, 2014

Mary Jane Booth

Mary Jane Booth was born on Aug. 23, 1930 in Hoaglund, Mont., the daughter of Selma Meta (Sally) Kümm and Roy Joseph Akre. A son, Mark Lee Booth and her husband Charles W. Booth preceded her in... Full story

 Obituaries    August 7, 2014

Jacquelynne J. Eccles

Former 30-year Medical Lake resident Jacquelynne J. Eccles passed away July 23, in Molalla, Ore. Born June 13, 1940, Jackie passed peacefully at her home. A memorial service to be held Aug. 30 at Clarkes United Methodist Church, Mulino,... Full story

 Obituaries    August 7, 2014

Whitfield memorial Aug. 9

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, at United Church of Christ, 423 N. Sixth St. in Cheney for Ray Whitfield at 11 a.m. The service will be followed by a reception for Whitfield hosted by the Women’s Fellowship. Whitfield passed away... Full story

 Obituaries    July 31, 2014

Alvin A. Kruckenberg

Alvin A. Kruckenberg, age 88, passed away peacefully July 21, 2014 with his family by his side. He was born May 5, 1926 to Adolph and Rosilia (Klaus) Kruckenberg in Halliday, N.D. He served in the... Full story

 Obituaries    July 31, 2014

Bob Vercic

Bob Vercic was born in Los Angeles, Calif. Jan. 6, 1947, the oldest of three boys raised by Leonard and Marie Vercic. He attended St. John Bosco High School where he was the quarterback and the shoeless kicker known as “The Toe”. Bob started dati... Full story

 Obituaries    July 31, 2014

Violet Viola Pauline Mickelson

Violet Viola Pauline Mickelson (Age 100)  Violet passed away peacefully on July 20, 2014 in Cheney. She was born Jan. 26, 1914 to George and Anna Miller in Ritzville, Wash. She graduated high school in Ritzville, in 1932. Violet and Henry Mickelson... Full story


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