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Patrick Nunan

Our father, husband and grandfather, Patrick Joseph Nunan, 87, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017. In the months and weeks preceding his death, he was surrounded by people he loved and who loved him. We are certain that Patrick’s father, an immigrant from a large family in Ireland, would be exceedingly proud of his son’s career as a banker, his care for his family, and his significant contributions to his community. Patrick, born in Boise in 1929, was the eldest son of Cornelius Read more [...]

Walter Runkle

Walter Eugene Runkle, beloved husband father and grandfather, of Troy died Tuesday March 7, 2017 at his home in Troy after a long battle with cancer. He was 82. Walter was born on October 17, 1934 in Zanesville, OH to John & Trudy Runkle. The oldest of 10 children Walter attended school through the 10th grade then went to work doing Coal mining. Walter served in the US Navy in the Mediterranean after the Korean War. After leaving the service he ended up in California, and worked several Read more [...]

Aleta Belle Kresge

Aleta Belle Kresge was born March 3, 1926 to Harrison J. and Eva M. Finuf in Manhattan, Kansas, the youngest of three children.  Her family (along with grandparents and many aunts, uncles, and cousins) lived in Manhattan through most of Mom’s junior year in high school.  Mom idolized her brother and became quite a tom boy enjoying playing baseball and jumping out of the swing with him and his friends.  Mom attended the Catholic school across the street from the family home.  During her junior Read more [...]

Jim Sprenger

Jim Sprenger of Lewiston and a longtime Moscow resident, died Friday, March 3, 2017 at Gritman Medical Center. He was 84. Jim was born July 13, 1932 in Genesee to Joseph M. and Jessie B. Kane Sprenger. He grew up with his brother, Joe, Jr., on the family farm and graduated from Genesee High School in 1951. Jim joined the US Air Force, serving in Okinawa, Japan. Following his discharge, he returned to the area and married Jackie Marie Berger in Genesee in 1957. They had and raised three “spectacular” Read more [...]

Darrel Comstock

Our dear husband and father, Darrell “Bruce” Comstock, sat down in his favorite chair and peacefully went to sleep and walked into his heavenly Father’s arms.  Bruce was born in the family home in Palouse, WA to George and Wayve Comstock on July 4, 1922.  He enjoyed his childhood on the family farm with his brothers Jerry and Don. He married his high school sweetheart, Helen Styer, on September 6, 1942.  Together they had three sons, Douglas, Ken and Landy.  Their family was complete Read more [...]

Nola Johnson

Nola was born Oct. 13, 1933, to Frank and Beulah (Dollar) Herrmann, receiving much spoiling at the hands of parents with two older boys - Doyle and Maynard. She spent her early years in Moscow and made the short move to Troy when a fire claimed the family home. Nola finished high school in Troy and met the love of her life, Clint Johnson. In 1951, the couple turned young love into a lifetime commitment, marrying and starting a family with the birth of oldest son, Lon. It was in motherhood Read more [...]

Kurt Olsson

Dr. Kurt Oliver Olsson died on February 26, 2017 at Sacred Heart Medical Center from complications following a heart attack. Kurt was born on September 16, 1941 in Chicago, IL to Karl and D. Sally Carlson Olsson. He spent much of his childhood living and attending school in the North Park community of Chicago, where he and his family were actively involved in the Evangelical Covenant Church founded by Swedish immigrants. During World War II, Kurt stayed with his mother and brother Alan at his grandparents’ Read more [...]

Jamie Lee Pointon

“Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free.” - Harold S. Kushner An amazing soul and mother of two, Jamie Lee Pointon, of Deary, passed away Thursday, February 23rd, at just 31-years-old. Jamie was born September 28, 1985 in Moscow to her loving parents Don L. Pointon and Sandra D. Wikum. She grew up in the area and graduated from Deary High School in 2005. Jamie was to everyone exactly what they needed; which meant something different to each person she knew. She became a mother and from Read more [...]

Kathy DeVoe

Kathy DeVoe of Moscow died Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Good Samaritan Moscow Village. She was 69. Kathryn Hamilton was born February 6, 1948 in Colfax to Don E. and Mary Elizabeth McCabe Hamilton. The family lived in Pullman and moved to Spokane after her brother, Don, Jr. was born. Her brothers Doug and Charlie were born in Spokane. Following her mother’s death in 1954, the Hamilton children moved to Moscow.  Kathy became a resident boarder at the Ursuline Academy in Moscow, and the boys Read more [...]

Pete Pfeifer

Peter Joseph Pfeifer of Moscow died Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Lewiston. He was 82. Pete was born February 23, 1935 at Richardton, North Dakota to Michael and Magdalen Schutsman Pfeifer. When he was two years old, the family moved to the Clarkston-Lewiston area and he attended St. Stanislaus Catholic School. At the age of 17, Pete joined the Air Force serving in Japan. Following his discharge, he returned to Lewiston. He and Audrey Jackson were married on August Read more [...]