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Mose Kimberling

Mose M. Kimberling, of Moscow died Sunday August 16, 2015 at Gritman Medical Center in Moscow. He was 75. Mose was born October 5, 1939 in Myrtle, Idaho to Paul and Ruth Kimberling. The family relocated to Moscow when Mose was 3. Mose attended Moscow school and graduated from Moscow High School in 1958. On August 20, 1960 Mose married Helen Heppner in Moscow. They made their home in Moscow where they raised their family. Shortly after high school Mose went to work at Tri—State and worked there Read more [...]

Bessie Brower

Bessie Lucille Wagoner Brower of Moscow died Saturday, August 15, 2015 at her home. She was 83. Bessie was born August 19, 1931 in Roseburg, Oregon to Walter and Ella Doney Wagoner. She had three siblings. Her mother passed away at an early age and Bessie was raised by two of her aunts in Glendale, Oregon. She met and later married Duane Brower in Glendale, OR on September 6, 1947 and moved back east to Minnesota where Duane’s family lived. While Duane worked in the iron mines, Bessie stayed Read more [...]

Colby Chappell

Our beautiful Colby Buren Chappell was born November 13, 2013 and passed away 21 months later, August 13, 2015. He was loved and cherished every day of his life by his family and all those that met him. He is now free of the pain from the Canavan’s Disease that limited his life. He is welcomed in heaven by seven great grandparents and his cousin, Tristian Jude Flynn. He will be mourned on earth by his parents, Micah and Rebecca Chappell, his favorite brother, Kaleb, favorite sister, Hailey, Read more [...]

Eileen Giovannetti

Eileen Mary Giovannetti, of Troy, died Thursday August 6, 2015 at Gritman Medical Center in Moscow. She was 94. Eileen was born January 18, 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio to Edward and Helena Sweeney. She was raised in Lakewood and attended local Catholic Schools, and Lakewood Junior College following high school. Eileen attended the National School of Radio Broadcasting. In order to help the war effort during WWII, Eileen worked as a troubleshooter for parker appliance, whom was making aircraft Read more [...]

Michael Doherty

Michael J. Doherty of Troy died Thursday, July 30, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. He was 68. Michael was born December 1, 1946 in Lewiston to Cornelius and Clara Kaufmann Doherty. The family moved to Walla Walla, WA, then California, before settling in Moscow. Michael graduated from Moscow High School in 1964, and then attended the University of Idaho before being drafted into the Army, serving in Germany. Following his discharge, he returned to Moscow and went to work for North American Read more [...]

Florence R. Lyle Haynes

Florence Ruth (Butterfield) Lyle- Haynes, daughter of Ben and Bessie Butterfield, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Avalon Care Center in Pullman. She was 96. She was born March 27, 1919 in Prosser, WA. The family lived at LaCrosse, WA during her school years. She was an outstanding basketball player in school, graduating in 1938, and then moving to Pullman. Florence and Robert L. Lyle were married in Pullman on September 14, 1942. They had a wonderful life partnership on the farm nine miles from Read more [...]

Elaine Meyer

Elaine Meyer, 89 of Moscow passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 28 at Gritman Medical Center.   She was ready for a rest and decided to join her beloved Jim to celebrate his birthday! Elaine was born April 6, 1926 in Omaha, NE to Dorothy and Robert Ellis .  She lost her mother when she was only 12 but grew up in her grandmother' home where she was raised by her grandmother and aunt and other young women who boarded there. She loved being around all of the activity and social lives Read more [...]

Elly Strohm

Elly J. Strohm, a former Troy and Moscow resident, died Monday, July 27, 2015 at Whitman Senior Living Center in Pullman. She was 89.  Elly was born June 3, 1926 at Council Bluffs, Iowa to William and Augusta Mathiasen. In 1936 the family moved to Mississippi and Elly graduated from Moss Point High School. She attended Business College, and went to work in the office of Westinghouse in San Francisco where they made parts for the War Effort. She then lived in Alabama for a time and was married Read more [...]

Tom Boyd

Thomas G. Boyd of Genesee died Monday, July 27, 2015 at Aspen Park Healthcare in Moscow. He was 86. Tom was born September 5, 1928 at Filer, Idaho to Cecil W. and Gladys Craven Boyd. He graduated from Twin Falls High School in 1946, and came to Moscow to attend the University of Idaho, graduating with a business degree in 1951. Just a few days later he married Beverly Bressler at the Genesee Community Church on June 6, 1951, honeymooning in California. While at the University of Idaho, Tom Read more [...]

Craig Ladwig

Craig Ladwig, a longtime Moscow resident, died Saturday, July 25, 2015 at his Lake home at Harrison surrounded by his family. He was 76.  Craig was born July 2, 1939 at Wilbur, WA to Wilfred E. and Alice V. Payne Ladwig. He grew up and attended school in Spokane, graduating from North Central High School in 1957. He joined the Marines, serving in Japan and following his discharge, returned to Spokane.  He attended Washington State University for a time and worked for Garrett Freight Lines, Read more [...]