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Jim DeMeerleer

James B. “Jim” DeMeerleer, a longtime Moscow businessman and civic leader, died peacefully at his home with his family on September 17, 2015. Jim was 73.  Jim was born June 3, 1942 at Aberdeen, WA to Walter and Jeanne (Burke) DeMeerleer. He grew up and attended school in Tacoma, graduating from Lincoln High School there. He then enrolled at Washington State University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in business. During the summers, Jim worked commercial fishing in Alaska to help fund Read more [...]

Lillian Mills

Lillian Louise Mills of Pullman died Thursday, September 17, 2015 at Pullman Regional Hospital. She was 89.  Lillian was born March 5, 1926 at Ingram Island, Oregon to William A. and Mary E. “Nellie” Woolley Badorek. The family moved to Klamath Falls, OR when she was young, where she attended schools, graduating high school there.  She and John Mills eloped to Reno, NV and were married on August 20, 1944. They made their home in Klamath Falls where they ranched and spent the next 59 years Read more [...]

Pauline Hermann

Pauline Marie (Zenner) Hermann, of Genesee and a life long area resident, died with family at her side on Friday, September 11, 2015 at Pullman Regional Hospital. She was 96. Pauline was born May 15, 1919 at Uniontown, one of 10 children of J. Peter and Gertrude (Zellerhoff) Zenner. She grew up there and attended the Taufen Country School near Uniontown, and later high school in Spokane. She moved to Genesee with her parents prior to her marriage to Clifford Raymond Hermann in Genesee on May 16, Read more [...]

Tony Hall

Tony Robert Hall, 40, of Gainesville, GA passed away unexpectedly from a heart attack on Friday, August 21 in Macon, GA. Tony was born in Kellogg, ID on March 23, 1975 to Connie and Ken Hall (Moscow, ID). He moved to Boise, ID in 1977 and to Moscow, ID in 1981 where he went through all 12 years of school, graduating from Moscow High School in 1993. He was an athlete from grade school on and played soccer, baseball, track, basketball, football and golf in high school and was the kicker for the Read more [...]

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 [...]