Ball & Dodd Funeral Home

Founded in 1938 by brothers Howard and Elwood Ball, Ball & Dodd Funeral Home has provided the highest level of professionalism and integrity to the families we serve. Our beautiful facility offers families a comforting environment with modern architecture, exceptional service and a highly professional and caring staff.

As a proud member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers, we are devoted to a standard of service that is 100 percent guaranteed. When you choose a Dignity Memorial provider, you not only receive the compassionate care you expect from a locally-operated establishment, but also the value you deserve from the largest and most trusted network of funeral, cremation and memorialization services.

We are located in Northwest Spokane on West Wellesley Ave. near the entrance to Fairmount Memorial Park and the Spokane Veterans Medical Center. Please contact us if you need immediate assistance, or if you would like more information about our services.


Our Obituaries

Bernard Olaf Bjorgen

September 5, 1929 - October 16, 2017

Bernard (Bob) Olaf Bjorgen was born September 5, 1929 to Oscar and Louise (Thompson) Bjorgen in Elkhorn Township, North Dakota. He passed away peacefully October 16, 2017 in Spokane, WA at the age of 88 with family at his bedside. In 1936, Louise passed away leaving Oscar to raise four young children Vivian 8, Bob 6, Clair 4, and Lyle 2. Times were very tough during the depression years but Oscar...
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Darrel Lloyd Stokes

June 1, 1960 - October 15, 2017

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Dennis Bruce Long

March 23, 1949 - October 13, 2017

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Donna Marie Wetherell

September 22, 1942 - October 10, 2017

Donna M. Wetherell (neé McKee) died at 75 years of age on October 10, 2017.Donna was born in Spokane, Washington in 1942 to her parents Mary and Everett McKee. She resided in Spokane all her life and had a 40 year career at Deaconess Hospital, initially as a nursing assistant in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and later as an Operating Room Technician. Donna was an active member of her...
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Hazel McLean Thompson

April 5, 1915 - September 26, 2017

Much loved mother and grandmother, Hazel died on September 26, 2017. She was born in Millinocket, Maine, on April 5, 1915. Her father had immigrated from Scotland in 1906. She was born into a fast changing world. Cars still shared the road with the horse and buggy. Lindbergh hadn't yet flown the first airplane across the Atlantic. She first saw a lightbulb at age five. Her introduction to...
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Thomas Cahill Giblin

June 8, 1942 - September 25, 2017

Thomas Cahill Giblin, Sr. (age 75) passed away September 25, 2017 in Spokane, WA. He was born June 8, 1942 in Providence, RI. Over the years he lived in several places including California and Colorado, and moved to Spokane following his retirement from the US Postal Service after 30 years as a letter carrier. He was active in the Knights of Columbus for many years, and was a member of the Elks...
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Hazel E. McKelvey

July 1, 1920 - September 24, 2017

On September 24th, our dear mother, Hazel E. McKelvey, passed away at Deaconess Medical Center at 97 years of age. Hazel was born July 1, 1920 in Watrous, Saskatchewan, Canada to Pete and Emma Strand. As an infant, Hazel and her family moved to the Spokane area where she resided her entire life. She graduated from Rogers High School and married TJ McKelvey in 1938. With this union, three...
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Rachel Janine Brown

December 9, 1962 - September 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ball & Dodd Funeral Home, Spokane, WA.
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Virginia Abbie Dunbar Holmes

July 27, 1920 - September 19, 2017

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John Harold Rosean

January 3, 1948 - September 17, 2017

John Harold Rosean was born January 3, 1948 in Billings, Montana.He passed away on September 17, 2017 in Spokane, Washington after a short illness.John grew up in the Whitefish and Kalispell area of Montana. He moved to Soap Lake, Washington with his parents in his teen years. He graduated from Soap Lake Jr-Sr High School in 1967. He met Tess Ann Griffith in school & married 6 months after...
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David Eugene Wing

June 26, 1950 - September 17, 2017

David Eugene Wing (age 67) passed away September 17, 2017 in Spokane, WA. He was born June 26, 1950 in Gooding, ID. David was a graduate of Freeman High School and spent many years as an auto detailer. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth McIntyre and his brother, Daniel Wing. David is survived by his father, Harry Wing of Clarkston, WA; sisters, Evelyn Omans of Cheney, WA, Ellen Ball of...
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Dian Louise Zahner

November 9, 1939 - September 16, 2017

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Rosa Jane Forbes

November 5, 1919 - September 15, 2017

Rosa J. Forbes (age 97) passed away September 15, 2017 in Spokane, WA. She was born November 5, 1919 in Seattle, WA, and was a longtime resident of North Spokane. Rosa will be remembered by many for her infectious smile, as well as the many years she spent working with her husband in their business.She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Forbes (2005). She is survived by three sons, Mike...
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Gerald Adrian Schmidt

November 17, 1934 - September 14, 2017

Gerald "Gary" Adrian Schmidt Our beloved Gary passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Thursday, September 14, 2017 surrounded by family. He succumbed to an illness he had struggled with for several years. Gary was born in a small house in the town of Potlatch, Idaho on November 17, 1934. He was the third of four children born to John Henry and Leah Rozella (Reed) Schmidt. The...
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Karen Gail Rogers

August 9, 1941 - September 10, 2017

Karen Gail RogersAge - 76Karen was born August 9, 1941 in Walla Walla, WA, followed by a childhood in Rice, WA. She graduated from Kettle Falls High School, where she participated as a band marionette. She met her husband of almost 57 years while a student at Eastern Washington University, and they married October 7, 1960. Her legacy will be remembered as a woman who centered her life around...
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Robey Robert Reed

February 1, 1933 - September 9, 2017

Sensei Robey R. Reed, a national and international judo and karate figure, passed away on September 9, 2017.Robey was born to Lillie and Callie Reed on February 1, 1933. He attended two years of college in Texas, and served in the United States Air Force. He served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was instrumental in starting the Survival School at Fairchild Air Force Base, and was an...
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William Gaylend Thompson

March 11, 1994 - September 9, 2017

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Lola Maxine Howard

April 8, 1925 - September 9, 2017

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Shirley Lorene Petersen

June 22, 1929 - September 2, 2017

Shirley L. PetersenAge - 88Shirley L. Petersen passed away in Spokane, WA, Saturday, September 2, 2017. She was born to Edwin and Annis (Elliott) Gerow in Tacoma, WA in 1929. Shirley is survived by her son, Samuel (Karen) Petersen and granddaughter, Jenelle Petersen all of Philipsburg, Montana. A memorial service celebrating Shirley's life will be held at the Lilac Plaza Chapel, 7007 N Wiscomb...
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Clara May Mott

July 6, 1933 - August 30, 2017

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Ella Belle Berg

July 26, 1928 - August 25, 2017

Ella Belle Berg July 26, 1928 - Aug. 25, 2017Ella will be remembered as a caregiver who lived her life to give to others. She was born on July 26, 1928 to Earl and Helen DeRusha in Choteau Montana, yet she spent most of her life in Spokane, Washington. On Sept. 11, 1948, she married the love of her life, Jack Berg. For many years she worked in the family business, Berg's Junior Shoes. She...
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Richard Raymond Kupka

October 10, 1939 - August 24, 2017

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Rose Eileen Carman

August 7, 1929 - August 22, 2017

Rose Carman passed away August 22, 2017 surrounded by her family. Born August 7, 1929 to Cecil & Emma Wycoff. Rose grew up in Spokane and graduated from North Central High School in 1947. After graduating she worked at Farm Credit downtown Spokane. She then met the love of her life Howard Carman and they were married November 23, 1948. They had 5 children. She loved hosting Christmas Eve...
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Joan Irene Kendrick

March 31, 1937 - August 18, 2017

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Barbara Jo Remington

February 16, 1937 - August 15, 2017

Barbara was born to Ethel and John Cadwallader, February 16, 1937. Barbara was an only child but on August 15, 2017 was surrounded by many relatives and friends who loved her. She returned that love tenfold! After Graduating from North Central High School in 1958 she entered nursing school. She worked at Sacred Heart in the E.R. and other areas. She then went on to work at the Blood Bank...
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Timofey Filippovich Fedchun

August 16, 1929 - August 14, 2017

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Peggy Candance Hall

February 15, 1948 - August 10, 2017

Peggy "Candy" Hall02-15-1948 -- 08-10-2017Candy slipped from this world into the arms of Jesus after living for 69 years.She is survived by her mother Betty Barbara Morgan Crawford, also her daughterTammy Al-Shamlan. Two brothers Bruce Morgan and his wife Doniece and Brad Morgan. She was loved by her three grandsons Shawn Loflin, Hassam Al-Shamlan and Fahad Al-Shamlan as well.She is preceeded in...
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Rose Marie Anderson

March 18, 1959 - August 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ball & Dodd Funeral Home, Spokane, WA.
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Jack Michael Donohoe

August 31, 1922 - August 6, 2017

Jack Donohoe, 94, of Spokane, died peacefully during the early morning of August 6, 2017. Jack retired as an engineer at Kaiser Aluminum (Mead Plant) in the mid 1980's and was one of Washington State's best known WW2 POW's. He was preceded in death by his wife Fern in 2002 and his daughter Patricia Wilson in May 2017. His survivors include grandson Eric Wilson, and son-in-law James Wilson, both...
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Maurice Orville Goodwin

July 14, 1926 - July 31, 2017

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Donald Dale Ernst

January 19, 1932 - July 25, 2017

Private services and burial will be held at a later date in Spokane.
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Derek Eldon Taylor

January 26, 1986 - July 23, 2017

Derek Eldon Taylor, of Mead, Washington, passed away suddenly on July 23rd, 2017 at the age of 31. He was born on January 26th, 1986, in Thompson Manitoba, the son of Maynard and Lori Taylor. Derek was raised in Thompson and moved to both Sundance and Gilliam, MB, before moving to Spokane, Washington in 2001. Derek is survived by his two beautiful children, Jenessa and Zackery Taylor; his...
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Robert James Fritz

December 19, 1935 - July 23, 2017

Robert "Bob" James FritzAge 81Robert James Fritz passed away on July 23, 2017. He was born to Roy and Ernestine Fritz in Concordia, Kansas in 1935. He is survived by his wife, Jeannette Fritz; children, Colette (Craig) Sullivan and Curtis Fritz; grandchildren, Chelsey, Justin, Nicole and John; great-grandchildren, Brecklee, Kellen, Aspen and Hudson; and siblings, Gary Fritz and Anita...
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Roy Homer Davis

April 25, 1920 - July 21, 2017

Roy H. Davis Sr.1920 - 2017 Roy H. Davis Sr. entered into glory on July 21st, 2017. Roy was born in St. Maries, Idaho on April 25, 1920. He was the son of Harvey and Maude Davis. He is survived by his eldest son, Roy Davis, Jr. and a daughter, Shari (Steve) Myers of Kansas. Roy's wife (Gwen) of 71 years and youngest son (Gary) preceded him in death. He was the youngest of 6 children, all whom...
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Robert Neil Wohrle

November 26, 1926 - July 15, 2017

Robert Neil Wohrle, husband, brother, uncle and friend passed away July 15, 2017. He was born November 26, 1926 in Spokane, Washington to Art and Edith Wohrle. He graduated from North Central High School. Robert served in the Navy for two and a half years after high school. He was stationed in Jacksonville, Florida and earned the rank of Third Class Petty Officer.Robert worked for International...
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Lawrence Edward Maly

May 4, 1931 - July 14, 2017

Lawrence Edward Maly passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 of a sudden illness. He was born in Wilmington, Illinois on May 4, 1931 to Charles and Mary Ann (Friddle) Maly. He was raised in Wilmington and Braidwood, IL, until his enlistment in the US Air Force in 1950 brought him to Fairchild AFB. He served with the 92nd Bombardment Squadron during the Korean War, and was honorably discharged in 1954. ...
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Virginia Mae Swensrud

December 29, 1925 - July 12, 2017

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Robert Wayne Bublitz

November 22, 1933 - July 12, 2017

Robert W. "Bob" BublitzColonel USAF Retired - Age 83Bob has now joined his parents, Ralph and Laura, in the kingdom of Jesus Christ Our Savior and Lord. He was born in Minneapolis, MN on 11-22-33- a very unique birthday so easy to remember! Bob graduated from DeLasalle High School in Minneapolis, then went on to the University of Minnesota to study Electrical Engineering. Bob was drafted into...
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Ethel Ann Hull

August 20, 1926 - July 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ball & Dodd Funeral Home, Spokane, WA.
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Gerald Alva Lowe

October 20, 1929 - July 4, 2017

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Lois Elaine Page

April 7, 1924 - July 4, 2017

Lois Elaine Page (Clinton)Spokane, WAPage, Lois Elaine (age 93) born on April 7, 1924 in Kettle Falls, Washington to Lester and Florence Clinton, went peacefully to be with her savior and Lord on July 4th, 2017 after a brief illness. She spent the majority of her life in Washington (with short stints in Idaho and Oregon), growing up in Rice and Pullman, later moving to Yakima, Pasco, and finally...
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Delbert John Beasley

October 4, 1935 - June 26, 2017

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Joanne S. Horning

March 26, 1929 - June 25, 2017

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James Francis Cox

January 5, 1947 - June 22, 2017

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Donna Jean Kyle

May 17, 1934 - June 20, 2017

Donna Jean Kyle (Bickel) was born May 17, 1934 in Custer South Dakota. Donna left this world June 20, 2017 in Spokane WA, surrounded by her loving family and friends. Donna was the proud mother of five children; Richard (Kari), Douglas (Laurie), Jeffrey (Cindy), Theresa McGinnis (Michael), Rochelle Rains, ten grandchildren and twenty one great grandchildren. Donna lived to spend summers at her...
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Richard H. Sutherland

September 16, 1934 - June 19, 2017

Richard (Dick) H. SutherlandAge - 82 Richard Sutherland - Proud grandfather, devoted husband, dedicated father, brother and friend, passed peacefully into the arms of his Savior, Jesus Christ, from the Spokane Hospice House after a two-year battle with liver cancer. He leaves behind his wife, Judy (Bailey) of 48 years; sons, Greg and hunting/fishing companion Rick (Michelle); daughters, Lynn Dee...
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Emma Jean Ida Davidson

April 1, 1933 - June 17, 2017

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Gerald Dean Strain

August 10, 1938 - June 14, 2017

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Leo Gayle James

July 24, 1925 - June 13, 2017

Leo Gayle James Sr., age 91, of Spokane, WA passed away on Tuesday June 13, 2017. Leo was born July 24, 1925. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.BallandDodd.com for the James family.
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Sandra Lynne Gering

September 30, 1961 - June 9, 2017

Sandra's family will be planning private services in the near future.
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Pedro Junior Garcia

May 6, 1949 - June 9, 2017

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Larry Dean Harris

February 5, 1946 - June 9, 2017

Larry Dean Harris passed into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior, June 9th, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Arlene R. Harris at the home.Larry was born to parents, Aubrey L. and Edna J. Harris February 5th, 1946. Settling in the Newman Lake area, he spent his childhood running and playing in the woods, and fishing at the lake with his brother Cecil, niece Oleta Cook, and nephews...
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May Sophie Triplett

December 2, 1921 - June 8, 2017

May Sophie TriplettAge 95 Years May peacefully passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017, joining her husband Ron. Born December 2, 1921 in Kelliher, Minnesota, May was preceded in death by her husband Ron, parents Otto and Elsie Bauermeister, granddaughters Amy Robin Swann and Kristy Jean Swann, and son-in-law Robert Joseph Swann. May is survived by daughter Donna J. Swann, sons Randal R. Triplett...
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John James Lyons

November 25, 1931 - June 4, 2017

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Patricia Alice Vivit

October 28, 1964 - June 3, 2017

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Mary Ann Knollenberg

November 7, 1950 - June 1, 2017

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Leta Rose Bragg

August 9, 1938 - May 26, 2017

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Andrew Tran Keaton Griffin

September 17, 1974 - May 24, 2017

Andrew Keaton GriffinAge - 42Andrew passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in Spokane, Washington. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Ball & Dodd Funeral Home. Andrew was born on September 17, 1974 in Vung Tau, Vietnam. He was part of the famous Operation Baby Lift leaving Saigon in South Vietnam in April 1974. His parents, Greta Keaton & Gary Griffin...
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Dianna Lynn Abrahamson

January 20, 1953 - May 21, 2017

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Terry Lee Shreves

January 29, 1963 - May 20, 2017

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Michael Lynn Smith

May 31, 1954 - May 18, 2017

Michael Lynn Smith died May18, 2017.He had an adventurous spirit when he was younger, and it lead him to do things like surfing, building skateboards, and working on his beloved Canary Yellow ,'66 Chevelle Super Sport. In August of 1972, he enlisted in the US Navy where he served honorably for the next six years. Mike married Kathy, his wife of nearly 36 years. His three sons, his extended family...
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Edward Gene Johnson

February 4, 1928 - May 15, 2017

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Sharon Kay Roberts

March 12, 1945 - May 7, 2017

Sharon Kay (Wilson) Roberts (Age 72) Sharon, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many entered the Heavenly realm on May 7th, 2017, surrounded by her immediate family and many friends. Sharon was born in Spokane in March, 1945, to Carl and Alice Wilson while her father was piloting B-17 bombers in England in the closing days of World War II. She was raised in the West Central...
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Amanda Rose McCorkle

January 19, 1995 - May 6, 2017

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Alice Marie Salazar

July 13, 1937 - May 1, 2017

Alice Marie Salazar (age 79)Alice was born July 13, 1937 in Gardner, Colorado to Consolasoin and Mary Castro. She grew up with her 3 brothers (Sam, Zackary, Manual) and her 3 sisters (Cordy, Ofelia, and her twin Anna). Alice and her family lived in Pueblo, Colorado where she attend Central High School and graduation 1955. After high school Alice work in the hospital with her sister Anna as a...
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Darline Virginia Burnette

March 4, 1923 - May 1, 2017

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Bettie Lou Egland

October 20, 1927 - April 26, 2017

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Petr Stepanovich Mayerchuk

February 8, 1929 - April 25, 2017

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Charles Henry Nichols

March 18, 1938 - April 22, 2017

Charles "Chuck" H. Nichols, 79, of Spokane, Washington, passed away April 22, 2017. He was born in Spokane, Washington on March 18th, 1938. Chuck graduated from Rogers High School. He was married to Janet Arlene Nichols on July 29th, 1979. Chuck worked as a Remelter for Kaiser Aluminum Trentwood, and was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene. Chuck is survived by Christine and Michael Eads...
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Randal Alan South

April 4, 1950 - April 21, 2017

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Robert Lee Brown

February 28, 1927 - April 19, 2017

Robert Lee Brown, age 90, was born February 28, 1927 in Brookside, Alabama. He was raised by his Grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. John Chandler, both of whom preceded him in death. Robert accepted Christ at an early age. He was affectionately known to all as "Uncle Bob." He attended Brookside School in Alabama.At the age of 16 Robert moved to Vancouver, Washington, to live with his sister, Marie...
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LaVon Frazier Bucher

January 6, 1929 - April 19, 2017

LaVon Frazier BucherLaVon was born January 6, 1929 on a farm south of Wallace, Kansas to Rees and Marie (Wiley) Frazier. She came into a country soon reeling from the "Great Depression" (1929-1931) and a place soon decimated by drought. (Dust Bowl - 1930-1940)LaVon was a beloved addition to a large, extended family: parents, "Great" and "Grand" parents and innumerable Frazier-Wiley-Mendenhall...
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Debra Kay Ellsworth

December 9, 1954 - April 19, 2017

Debra Kay EllsworthAge 62Debbie was a lifetime Spokane resident. She passed away on April 19, 2017. Debbie was born in 1954 to Dale Klump and Ginger Strong. She married in April 1976. She and her husband, Larry, had three daughters, and they later divorced in 2005. She worked hard to support her family. Debbie's first job was at Burger Basket then she worked in their convenience store. She spent...
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Dorothy Evelyn Hoyt

June 5, 1923 - April 18, 2017

Dorothy Evelyn HoytAge - 93Dorothy Hoyt entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior, April 18, 2017. She was born to Howard and Violet (Olson) Cox in Spokane, WA and lived in Spokane County her entire life. Dorothy was a member of the Green Acres Christian Fellowship for over 60 years and was active with her husband in union local 690. She is survived by 2 daughters, Darlene (Richard)...
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Violet Wilma Shaver

July 2, 1924 - April 17, 2017

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Veralee Jones

April 1, 1921 - April 7, 2017

Veralee Jones passed away peacefully in God's arms on April 7, 2017 in Spokane, Washington. She was born in Alva, Oklahoma and was raised by her parents Homer and Ruby (Murley) Elliott. Veralee graduated from Oklahoma A. and M. with a degree in Education and Music. She was a member of the Pi Beta Phi Sorority, selected as the official first Sweetheart of Sigma Chi and recorded piano...
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Wilma Justesen Ross

October 23, 1923 - April 4, 2017

Wilma J. Ross, wife of Donald M. Ross, passed away peacefully in her sleep April 4, 2017 at Hospice House of Spokane. She is survived by two of her daughters, Dana L'Wood, Santa Cruz, CA and Teresa Turpin, Spokane, WA. Oldest daughter Jeanne Ryan, deceased. Wilma was born in Carey, ID, where she moved on to Bremerton, WA to work in the shipyards in Bremerton, WA. Her family fondly referred to her...
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Irene Winona Gresham

July 9, 1927 - April 4, 2017

IRENE WINONA (SPIESS) GRESHAMIrene Gresham fell asleep and slipped away to be with the angels on the morning of April 4, 2017.She was born Irene Winona Spiess on July 9, 1927 to John Hans and Minnie Helen (Holmgren) Spiess in Maymont, Saskatchewan. When she was ten she moved with her family to north Spokane area, and finally settled in Hillyard where her dad worked on the railroad. Irene...
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Gary George Flowers

September 15, 1946 - April 2, 2017

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Sheila Ann Chase

May 19, 1952 - March 28, 2017

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Steven Jay Wedel

June 6, 1954 - March 28, 2017

Steven J. Wedel (Age 62)Steve was born in Billings, on June 6, 1954 to Harold and Helen Wedel and was called to join the Lord on March 28, 2017. He grew up in Livingston, MT, the youngest of three children. He was active in high school where he participated in all sports, choir, and school musicals. In 1977 he graduated from Montana State University with a BS in Botany. He participated on the...
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Patricia Lee Fitch

August 18, 1930 - March 24, 2017

Patricia Lee Fitch peacefully passed away on March 24, 2017. Pat was born in 1930 in Freewater, OR. to Orville Tedwell and Iva Mae Burlingame. She graduated high school in Santa Cruz, CA. in 1948. Married in 1951 to Robert L. Isbelle, they had three children; Karen, Robert and Iva Mae. She was employed as a clerk for Safeway on Mission and Hamilton for many years. She was widowed in 1973. Married...
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Duane Edward Crisp

September 11, 1934 - March 24, 2017

Duane Edward Crisp SrAge - 82On March 24, 2017 Duane E. Crisp Sr. passed away peacefully into the arms of our lord, surrounded by his family. Duane was born on September 11, 1934 to Donald and Ruby Crisp (Isbelle) in Spokane WA. Duane was the oldest of four children who all survive him Richard (Dick) Crisp, Warren Crisp and Betty Hurst (Crisp). Duane met and married Janice Crisp (Kramer) in May...
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Ronald Ray Funke SJ

April 7, 1933 - March 21, 2017

Rev. Ronald Ray Funke SJ. (April 7, 1933 - March 21, 2017)Fr. Ron Funke, SJ, died March 21, 2017 at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, CA. He was 83. Teacher, hospital chaplain, parish priest, and sacramental minister, Ron's upbeat approach and deep commitment to service have made him a treasured presence in many lives.Ron was born on April 7, 1933, in Orofino, Idaho, to Elma Wilma ...
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Lonnie Edward Larson

January 15, 1944 - March 21, 2017

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Eleanor Arlene Rausch

June 12, 1925 - March 21, 2017

Eleanor A RauschEleanor went to be with her Lord and Savior, March 2017 in Spokane, WA at the age of 91. She was born to Henry and Elsie Winkelman in 1935, in Winnetoon, Nebraska. She and her family moved to the Chewelah area in 1935 and later to Spokane in 1963. Eleanor is survived by her 2 sons, Leonard (Debbie) Rausch, Dennis (Cheri) Rausch; daughter, Sharon (Lynne Miller) Rausch; her...
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James Manuel Abrahamson

June 12, 1945 - March 20, 2017

James Manuel Abrahamson "Hips" age 71, began his journey on March 20, 2017 in Spokane, WA. He was the son born to his mother, Julia Abrahamson. He was raised throughout his younger years on the Kalispel Indian Reservation. He moved to Spokane, WA and attended high school at Shadle Park. At the age of 17, he went into the US Army and learned to be a mechanic on helicopters. Most of his life he was...
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Chad Allen Hayes

August 3, 1986 - March 18, 2017

Our Dearly Beloved Chad was taken from us to join his Dad in heaven, on March 17, 2017. He was born to Dennis Allen and Shelly Hayes on August 3, 1986, in White Salmon, WA. He went to grade school and high school in White Salmon, WA. He lived in the Columbia Gorge area until March 2016. Then he moved up to the Spokane Indian Reservation, to live with his grandmother, Delores Allen and his cousin,...
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Joyce Fern Davis

June 23, 1931 - March 15, 2017

Joyce Fern Davis, 85, of Airway Heights, passed away March 15, 2017. She was born in Atchinson, Kansas on June 23, 1931. Joyce graduated from Medical Lake High School and received her Nursing Degree from Spokane Community College. She was married to Robert Vern Davis, deceased.Joyce has a career in Nursing for over 50 years. She was a member of The American Nurses Association and had a passion...
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Charlotte LaVerne Werner

February 12, 1917 - March 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ball & Dodd Funeral Home, Spokane, WA.
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Lorene Caroline Worden

July 21, 1920 - March 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ball & Dodd Funeral Home, Spokane, WA.
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Alma Bee Case

December 16, 1928 - March 4, 2017

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Caiden James Henry

May 3, 2016 - February 26, 2017

Caiden James Henry(Age 9 months)Our hearts are broken as Caiden was taken from us tragically on February 26, 2017. Caiden is survived by his mother: Crystal Henry; Grandmothers: Diane Henry, Kathy Luft and Erina Smith; sister: Alexcia Dobson; daddy: Harley Dobson; father: Dalen Smith; godmother: Maria Mitma; godsisters: Alyssia Mitma and Colia Mitma; aunts: Elizabeth Faulhaber and Kitara Johnson;...
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Danice Clovita Tucker

April 2, 1931 - February 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ball & Dodd Funeral Home, Spokane, WA.
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Myrtle Ellen Cook

October 12, 1934 - February 26, 2017

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Delmer Wesley Forester

June 13, 1927 - February 20, 2017

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William Lionel Anderson

August 5, 1931 - February 20, 2017

Bill was born in Glasgow, Scotland to Thomas and Janet Anderson. He often told stories of spending summer vacations with his parents and sister Jeanette in Dunoon and Rothesay, Scotland. Soon he joined the Royal Air Force and served for three years. During this time he had the opportunity to discover his life long passion for road bike cycling and this passion was fueled during these years. ...
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Marie Josephine Gorman

December 9, 1922 - February 19, 2017

Marie J. Gorman (Age 94)Our dear mother and grandmother passed away Sunday, February 19, 2017 in Spokane, WA. Marie was born on December 9, 1922 in Oakesdale, Washington to Clarence and Dena Mae Green. She lived most of her life in Spokane Valley, as a housewife and mother. She enjoyed working in her garden, reading, being a mom, and spending time at Seven Bays where she and her husband, Jack,...
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Charles E. Schmitz

June 29, 1938 - February 18, 2017

Rev. Charles (Chuck) E. Schmitz, S.J. died February 18, 2017, at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, California. He was 78 years old. A devoted priest and religious, "Padre Carlos" opened wide his heart to the needs, hopes, dreams, fears, and faith of the Spanish-speaking Peoples of the Northwest. From celebrating the sacraments to championing human and legal rights Fr. Schmitz brought...
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Duane Ardell Satran

December 14, 1934 - February 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ball & Dodd Funeral Home, Spokane, WA.
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