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Boundary County, Idaho Obituaries

Anthouse, Vivian

Bable, Mary

Borjorquez, Jean

Brockly, Edmond

Brumbaugh, John Jr.

Cooper, Michael

Fox, Wilbur D.
Gleed, George F.

Guthrie, Marjorie

Guy, Katherine

Knight, Cecil Basil

Mark, Richard Allen

Nieuwenhuis, Walter

Price, Audrey

Richardson, Susan

Scott, Bessie

Smith, George H.

Studer, Vicki

Vandenberg, DeWayne

Vogt, Louis

Washburn, John L.

Zenier, Royden





Former Resident Dead
George H. Smith, former sheriff of Wood County and for many years a resident of Sherry and Milladore as well as this city, died suddenly December 29th at Bonners Ferry, Idaho, while being taken to a hospital for treatment for quinsy. Mr. Smith was formerly in the lumber business at Sherry and at Milladore, but went west a number of years ago and became associated with the Potlatch Lumber Co at Potlach, Wash. Mrs. Smith had been in this city a few weeks before Mr. Smith's death and was visiting relatives at Appleton when the news of his death arrived here. Besides his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Jessie, of Spokane, and Kathryn, of Boston.
Source: The Grand Rapids Tribune, Grand Rapids, Wisconsin - January 8, 1920
Submitted and transcribed by Shauna Williams
George F. Gleed
George Frederick Gleed, 71, died Sunday at his home in Bonner's Ferry, Idaho. Survivors are his widow, a son, Thomas Seattle, Wash.; a daughter, Mrs. John Hansen, Boise, Mont.; four grandchildren; give sisters, Mrs. Emily Simpson, Pasadena, Calif.; Mrs. Sophia Woodland and Mrs. Lillie Johnson Sidney, Iowa; Miss Annie Gleed and Mrs. John J. Taylor, Appleton. He was the second son of Thomas Gleed, who settled in Grand Chute in 1849 and lived there for 30 years before going to Idaho. The funeral will be held Tuesday in Idaho.
Source: Appleton Post Crescent, Appleton, Wisconsin - December 8, 1930
Submitted and transcribed by Shauna Williams
Wilbur D. Fox
Services were to be held today at Hillcrest Memorial chapel for Wilbur Dale Fox, 38, who died Tuesday in an accident on a 2400-volt line near here.

Mr. Fox was born in February of 1921 at Tekoa. At an early age he moved to Newport where he received his formal education. On February 7, 1942, he married Mildred Long at Lewiston. In 1946 the family came to Boundary county where he farmed. For the last three years he worked as a lineman for the Bonners Ferry light department.

Survivors include his wife, two sons, Adrian and Jon; two daughters, Paula and Susanne, all at the home; his stepfather and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Berry, Newport; and his father, Henry Fox, Wauconda, Wash.

The Rev. Frank Summerour was to officiate at the rites. Burial was slated for Grandview cemetery.
Source: Spokane Daily Chronicle, Spokane, Washington - August 7, 1959
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Richard Allen Mark
Service for Richard Allen Mark, 44, will be today at 10 a.m. at the Community Fellowship Church in Bonners Ferry. Burial will follow at Grandview Cemetery in Bonners Ferry. Bonners Ferry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Mark, who was born in Boulder, Colo., died Saturday at Bonner General Hospital in Sandpoint.

He grew up and was educated in Colorado, later joining the Army. After his military discharge, he returned to Denver and went to work as an auto body repairman.

He moved to Bonners Ferry in 1980 and worked for Tucker Farms. In 1994, he went to work at the Louisiana Pacific mill in Moyie Springs, Idaho.

He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and raising iguanas. He also enjoyed helping others.

Survivors include one daughter, Judy Ellsworth of Denver; three sisters, Ruby Wingert of Las Vegas, Nev., Robin Millikian of Denver and Joanie Klein of Bonners Ferry; two brothers, Rend Schmidt of Denver, and Ronald Mark of Bonners Ferry; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Source: Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) - September 13, 1995
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Katherine (Stalcup) Guy
Service for Katherine Elizabeth (Stalcup) Guy, 47, will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at the BonnersFerry Funeral Home. Graveside service will follow on Thursday at 3 p.m. at the Pines Cemetery in Spokane. Bonners Ferry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Guy, who was born in Coeur d'Alene, died Saturday at the Bonners Ferry Community Hospital after an extended illness.

She attended schools in Idaho and Washington and married Donald Guy in Coeur d'Alene in 1970. He died in 1976.

She later moved to Post Falls, where she worked as a real estate agent while attending Kinman Business College in Spokane. After receiving her certification as a legal secretary, she worked for a Spokane law firm.

She moved to Bonners Ferry in 1984 and married Gene Stalcup. They later divorced. She was recently employed at the law office of Peter Wilson and the Boundary Abstract in BonnersFerry.

She loved her family and enjoyed crafts, painting, crocheting and motorcycling and was a member of the BMW Motorcyclists of America.

She was also an avid square-dancer and was a member of the Hoodoo Valley Hoedowners and the Creston Valley Round Dancers. She enjoyed antiques and was a member of the Antique Collective Cooperative at Foster's Crossing in Sandpoint.


Survivors include her son, Frank Guy of Yakima; two daughters, Suzi Guy of Moyie Springs, Idaho, and Theresea Fallis of Bonners Ferry; her father, William Mead of Bonners Ferry; one brother, William Mead Jr. of Salt Lake City; one sister, Deborah Beasley of Alaska; two grandchildren, and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Source: Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) - September 27, 1995
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Vicki Studer
Service for Vicki Lynn Studer, 44, will be today at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Bonners Ferry. Private inurnment will follow at Porthill Cemetery in Porthill, Idaho. BonnersFerry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Studer, who was born in Sandpoint, died Wednesday.

She attended schools in Bonners Ferry and graduated from high school in Spokane. She went on to attend Eastern Washington University and Spokane Falls Community College.

She married Dennis Stewart in 1973 and they worked as caretakers at Camp Four Echoes. They later divorced.

She married Brad Studer in 1980.

Mrs. Studer had worked for the Idaho First National Bank in Coeur d'Alene and was a member of P.E.O., a philanthropic and educational organization.

She was a member of the Art Club and the Girl Scouts.


Survivors include her husband, at home; two sons, Matt and Brian Stewart, both of Bonners Ferry; two daughters, Alisia Studer of Bend, Ore., and Katy Studer of Bonners Ferry; her parents, Don and Marge Stueve of Spokane; one sister, Sheri Hodneland of Deer Park; three brothers, Don Stueve of Diamond Lake, Wash., Mark Stueve of Coos Bay, Ore., and Mike Stueve of Portland; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be sent to the Fry Healthcare Foundation, P.O. Box 955, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805.
Source: Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) - November 4, 1995
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Audrey Price
Service for Audrey Jean Price, 66, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Bonners Ferry Funeral Home Chapel.

Mrs. Price was born in Oxford, England. She received her education in the same school her father attended in the early 1900s.

She married William Price in 1952 and immigrated to the United States in 1954. She made different parts of the world her home before moving to Bonners Ferry in 1965.

Her joy in life came from making a home for her husband and children and later greeting her grandchildren and great-granddaughter. Her favorite pastime was knitting.

Survivors include one son, Michael Price of Bonners Ferry; seven daughters, Kathryn Behrman, Cheryl Kellogg and Robyn Fodge, all of Moyie Springs, Idaho, Karen Fairchild of Bonners Ferry, Jeannette Parish of Northport, Wash., and Susan Atchley and Chris Ymer, both of Spokane; two sisters, Dorothy Jackson of Oxford and Valerie Vinson of Austin, Texas; 18 grandchildren and one greatgrandchild.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Hospice of Boundary County, Box 325, BonnersFerry, ID 83806.
Source: Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) - June 1, 1995
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Vivian Anthouse
Service for Vivian Valda Anthouse, 83, will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bonners Ferry. Bonners Ferry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Anthouse, who was born in Missouri, died last Tuesday.

She moved to Kellogg in 1929 and to Wenatchee in 1931. She moved to California in 1940 and worked as a riveter on Mustang fighter planes.

Ms. Anthouse returned to Kellogg in 1944 and worked as a waitress until moving to BonnersFerry in 1952. She also lived in Sandpoint and worked as a cook in various restaurants.

She retired in 1972 due to health reasons and returned to Bonners Ferry.

She enjoyed reading and working crossword puzzles and loved spending time with her family.

Survivors include her daughter, Lynda Lowman of Bonners Ferry; four brothers, George and Morice White , both of Kellogg, Charles White of Colorado and Robert White of Grand Coulee; two sisters, Eulalia Kent of California, and Josephine Huddleston of Oregon; two granddaughters and two great-grandchildren.
Source: Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) - December 5, 1995
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Michael Cooper
Mass of Christian Burial for Michael F. Cooper, 21, was Friday at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Bonners Ferry. Interment followed in the St. Michael's Mission Cemetery in Bonners Ferry. Bonners Ferry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Cooper, who was born in Ft. Lewis, Wash., died Monday from injuries suffered in a pedestrian-train accident.

He was raised and educated in Bonners Ferry and worked as a logger with his father. He was a member of the Kootenai Indian Tribe.

He was recently employed as a fish culturist at the Kootenai Tribal Hatchery near BonnersFerry.

He loved to hunt and fish and was proud to learn about his heritage.

Survivors include his mother, Dixie Cooper of Bonners Ferry; his father, Fred Cooper of Naples, Idaho; two sisters, Kim and Renae Cooper, both of Bonners Ferry; his grandparents, Abe and Louise Abraham, and Laurie and Bill Gangwer; several aunts, uncles and nieces, and numerous cousins.
Source: Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) - September 23, 1995
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Bessie Scott
Service for Bessie Frances Scott, 78, was held Monday. Bonners Ferry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Scott, who was born near Meadow Creek in North Idaho, died Thursday in Bonners Ferry.

She worked as a housekeeper while attending schools in Bonner and Boundary Counties. She also worked as a cook in Bonners Ferry.

She married John MacDonald in 1936. They later divorced.

During World War II, she moved to Pasco, where she worked as a cook for 25 years.

She returned to Bonners Ferry in 1967 and married Warren Scott. She owned and operated two restaurants in Bonners Ferry until her retirement in 1979.
Mrs. Scott enjoyed oil painting and playing the piano and organ. Survivors include her husband, at home; one son, Charles MacDonald of California; one daughter, Sally Clapp of Nevada; three stepsons, Warren Scott Jr. of Priest River, Idaho, Richard Scott of Washington and Gerald Scott of Oregon; two brothers, Don Washburn of Lewiston and Howard Washburn of Montana; five sisters, Harriet Cameron, Lorraine Cossairt, Peggy Smith and Lura Dinning, all of BonnersFerry, and Betty Kelson of Moscow, Idaho; 12 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Source: Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) - October 11, 1995
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Mary Bable
Graveside service for Mary "Marie" Bable, 81, will be today at 11 a.m. at Grandview Cemetery in Bonners Ferry. Bonners Ferry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Bable, who was born in West Virginia, died Wednesday after an extended illness.

She received her education in West Virginia and lived in Gary, Ind., for several years. In the early 1940s she moved to California, where she worked for the Douglas Aircraft Co. during World War II.

She married Earle Bable in Carson City, Nev., in 1948.

She moved to Bonners Ferry in 1971.

Mrs. Bable was active in the First Baptist Church in California and was also a past member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

She loved spending time with her family and enjoyed traveling and gardening.

She was preceded in death by one son, Edward, and one sister.

Survivors include her husband, at home; one daughter, Patti Michalk of Bonners Ferry; one brother, Frank Schuller; one sister, Helen Dankovich; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Source: Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) - September 8, 1995
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
DeWayne Vandenberg
Memorial service for DeWayne Vandenberg, 68, will be held at a later date in Bonners Ferry. English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d'Alene is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Vandenberg, who was born in New Hampshire, died Wednesday.

He grew up in Bonners Ferry and graduated from high school in 1946.

He had worked for the Louisiana Pacific sawmill and the Plato Tree Nursery and later worked for the W.I. sawmill before retiring in 1990.

Mr. Vandenberg was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Bonners Ferry.

Survivors include his wife, Marian; four sons, Steven Vandenberg of Bonners Ferry, David Vandenberg of Quilcene, Wash., Michael Vandenberg of Coeur d'Alene and Patrick Vandenberg of Oregon; two daughters, Ruth Miller of Boise and Carol Hall of Illinois; one stepson, Richard Preston of Florida; two stepdaughters, Janet Preston of Spokane and Lori Barlow of Moses Lake; two brothers, John Vandenberg and Marvin Vandenberg, both of Coeur d'Alene; and two sisters, Eunice Dinning of Bonners Ferry and Mary Speed of Spanaway, Wash.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Bonners Ferry, P.O. Box 1801, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805.
Source: Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) - July 20, 1996
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Edmond Brockly
Service for Edmond Brockly, 88, will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Bonners Ferry Funeral Home. Private interment will follow at Grandview Cemetery in Bonners Ferry.

Mr. Brockly, who was born in France, died Tuesday from an extended illness.

He immigrated to the United States in 1912 and settled in Chicago, where he attended schools. As a teenager he served an apprenticeship as a bricklayer with his father.

Mr. Brockley moved to Boundary County in 1926 and worked as a bricklayer on many projects, including the Valley View School and the Moyie Dam powerhouse. He moved to Riggins, Idaho, in 1966 and owned and operated the Rodeo Club.

He returned to Bonners Ferry in 1987 and moved to the Camelot Care Center in 1995.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Susie.

Survivors include two sisters, Leona Mossman of Bonners Ferry and Josephine "Billie" Teer of Moyie Spring, Idaho; four nephews, Phil and Edmund Justus, both of Bonners Ferry, Robert Love of Moyie Springs, and Robert Brockly of California; and numerous grand-nieces and nephews.
Source: Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) - June 12, 1996
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
John Brumbaugh, Jr.
Service for John W. Brumbaugh Jr. was held Monday in Bonners Ferry. Bonners Ferry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Brumbaugh, who was born in Johnstown, Pa., died Friday.

He had lived in Illinois and Arizona. In 1976, he became a long haul mover for Mayflower Transit, where he worked for 18 years.

Mr. Brumbaugh moved to Bonners Ferry in 1994 and worked as a parttime truck driver for the Selkirk Seed Trucking Co.

Survivors include his wife, Velma; a son, John Brumbaugh of California; a daughter, Jenny Garcia of Bonners Ferry; two brothers, Claude Brumbaugh and Irma Brumbaugh, both of Pennsylvania; three sisters, Mary Kinsey and Imogene Rothermel, both of Illinois, and Ruby Tenbrink of California; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Bonners Ferry Church of the Nazarene, P.O. Box 1421, BonnersFerry, ID 83805.
Source: Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) - November 26, 1996
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Marjorie (Olds) Guthrie
Service for Marjorie C. (Olds) Guthrie, 96, will be today at 10 a.m. at the Bonners Ferry Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Paradise Valley Cemetery.

Mrs. Guthrie, who was born in Porthill, Idaho, died Monday.

She grew up in North Idaho, attending schools in Porthill, Sandpoint and Bonners Ferry. She went on to graduate from Kinman Business College in Spokane.

She had worked at the Boundary County Courthouse and was a legal secretary for Watt Prather before retiring. She had also been a checker at a grocery store.

Mrs. Guthrie enjoyed playing the piano, gardening, canning, cooking, cards and ice cream. She loved spending time with her family and also enjoyed quilting and crocheting.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Chauncey, in 1988.

Survivors include three sons, Marvin and Lawrence, both of Bonners Ferry, and Richard of Spokane; one daughter, Mildred MacDonald of Bonners Ferry; a cousin, Nellie Rucky of Spokane; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, seven stepgrandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
Source: Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) - March 29, 1996
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Jean (Neumeyer) Bojorquez
Service for Jean Ann (Neumeyer) Bojorquez, 34, will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Bonners Ferry. Interment will follow at Grandview Cemetery in BonnersFerry. A memorial service at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Spokane is to be announced. Bonners Ferry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Bojorquez, who was born in Iowa City, Iowa, died Wednesday.

She moved to Bonners Ferry in 1968 and attended Mount Hall School and graduated from Bonners Ferry High School. She went on to attend the University of Idaho and graduated with an animal science degree.

She recently worked at Suntoya Corp. as a company representative and held several other jobs.

Mrs. Bojorquez was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, St. Paul's Lutheran Church and the Tri-Delta sorority and was active in 4-H.

She served as the Western States Angus Queen and was a past member of the Junior Angus Association, serving on the second board of directors as the third chairman. She was also first in the National Angus Auxiliary Scholarship competition.

Survivors include her husband, Al of Elk; a son, Robert of Elk; three stepchildren, Aldrin and Mia, both of Elk, and Albert of Fort Leonardwood, Mo.; her parents, Bob and Hollyce Neumeyer of Iowa; a sister, Nancy Longfield of Moscow, Idaho; and two brothers, Gary of Bonners Ferry and Jeffrey of Boise.


Memorials may be made to the family for the Western State Angus Queen Fund, c/o HCR 60, Box 262, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805.
Source: Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) - September 28, 1996
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Royden Zenier
Memorial service for Royden James Zenier, 84, will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bonners Ferry. Bonners Ferry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Zenier, who was born in Wisconsin, died Wednesday.

He lived in Wisconsin and Kalispell, Mont., before moving to Wenatchee and graduating from Wenatchee High School in 1929.

He worked as a printer at the Wenatchee Daily World before joining the family cattle business in Palisades, Wash. He moved to Bonners Ferry in 1945 and was a farmer.

Mr. Zenier became the office manager of the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service in 1957, retiring in 1975. He was a member of the Elks Lodge No. 1376.

Mr. Zenier was divorced and later remarried.

Survivors include his wife, Rile; four daughters, Kathryn Swenson of Genesee, Idaho, Karen Pedey of Bonners Ferry, Susan Zenier of Moscow, Idaho, and Diane Zenier of Alaska; stepdaughter, Shannon Trowse Mather; nine grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church.
Source: Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) - August 17, 1996
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Rev. Walter Nieuwenhuis
Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Grandview Cemetery in Service for the Rev. Walter Herman Nieuwenhuis, 87, is today at 1 p.m. at the Bonners FerryBonners Ferry.

Mr. Nieuwenhuis, who was born in Avon, S.D., died Saturday.

He received his education in South Dakota and married Leona Ladely in 1936. He later attended the Faith Home Bible School in Mitchell, S.D.

Mr. Nieuwenhuis farmed and worked part time as a minister until becoming a Nazarene minister in 1947. He served Nazarene churches in South Dakota, Montana, North Dakota and Idaho.

He moved to Bonners Ferry in 1967 and served as the pastor of the Free Methodist Church until retiring in 1975.

He moved to Kootenai County, where he lived until his wife died in 1983.

He married Muriel Anderson in Montana in 1985. He moved to North Dakota in 1991 and to Sandpoint in 1992.

His second wife died in 1993.

He returned to Bonners Ferry in 1995 and lived in the E.F.C. wing of Community Hospital.

Mr. Nieuwenhuis enjoyed gardening, fishing and his ministry.

Survivors include a son, Myron Nieuwenhuis of Deer Park; a brother, Burnell of Nebraska; four sisters, Margaret Hubner and Evelyn Utterbeck, both of South Dakota, Nellie McIntyre of British Columbia, and Florence McIntyre of Kansas; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Source: Idaho Spokesman-Review (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho) - January 5, 1996
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Cecil Knight Passes Away
On Thursday, April 12, death relieved the sufferings of Cecil Basil Knight, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Knight. Cecil had been in his usual health up to a short time ago when he was afflicted with appendicitis. Complications developed, death being caused by an aggravated case of appendicitis and ulcers of the intestines.

The deceased is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Knight, three brothers, four sisters and numerous other relatives.

The funeral was held Sunday afternoon, Rev. Fowler officiating. Burial was had in the McArthur cemetery. The pall bearers were Mike Loitved, Chas. Loitved, Bud Wilson, Asa Cossiart, Joseph Strong and Chas. Dutton.

The funeral was well attended, a large number of sorrowing friends following the remains to their last resting place. The floral offerings were profuse and beautiful.
Source: The Boundary County Herald - April 19, 1923
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Louis Vogt Buried Yesterday
Louis Vogt, a resident of this district for many years, passed away Monday.

Mass for the deceased was conducted at St. Anne's Catholic church yesterday morning at eight o'clock. Interment was had in the Grandview cemetery. The pall bearers were: Emil Dion, Thomas Dion, Henry Wendel and A. P. Zimmerman.

The deceased first came to this district some 20 years ago. He had no known relatives in this district. A granddaughter, Mrs. Lena Clark, resides at Bakersfield, Calif.

The deceased had been an invalid for many months.
Bonners Ferry Herald - July 25, 1940
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis

John Washburn Taken by Death
BONNERS FERRY, Idaho, Feb. 26 -  John L. Washburn, 80, pioneer Boundary county resident, died here at his home yesterday following a lingering illness.

Final services will be held from the Morse funeral home tomorrow at 2 p.m., with burial following in the family plot at Copeland cemetery.

He was born at West Union, Iowa, January 29, 1872, and had resided in this county since 1894. During most of his residence, he was engaged in lumbering and mining work. For several years before his retirement, he was ferryman at Copeland.

He is survived by his wife, Bertha, at the home; one daughter, Mrs. Oliver Richards, Bonners Ferry; three sons, Toby, Clarkia, Idaho; Donald J., Wishram, Wash., and Kenneth Dale, home on an emergency leave from army service in Germany; two brothers, Noah, Rathdrum, and Harvey, Spokane, and two sisters, Mrs. Henry Guthrie, Copeland, and Mrs. Eva Val Alstine, Spokane.
Source: Spokane Daily Chronicle - February 26, 1952
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis
Funeral Services Set for Long-Time Resident
BONNERS FERRY, Idaho, Jan. 9 - Final services for Mrs. Frank R. Richardson, 89, who died at her home here Tuesday after an extended illness, will be held from the Morse funeral home Thursday afternoon with the Rev. Nells Christensen officiating. Burial will be in Grandview cemetery.

Susan Catherine Spratt was born in Rich Valley, Va. She was married in 1882 to Frank R. Richardson and in 1902 the family moved to Bonners Ferry. Mr. Richardson died here 15 years ago.

Surviving are one son, W. H. Richardson, Opportunity, Wash.; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Source: Spokane Daily Chronicle - January 10, 1952
Submitted and transcribed by Sandra Davis




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