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Wanda Jane “Janie” Hocking

Wanda Jane “Janie” Hocking  Wanda Jane Hocking (Janie) passed away peacefully August 25, 2016 after a hard fought battle with cancer.  She refused to let her illness define her and remained active and involved with family and friends until her death. Janie was born a twin on November 12, 1946 to Ray “Rosie” & Helen Day. She grew up in Deary and graduated from Deary High School in 1965.  In 1966, she and Darrell Johnson were married and they had two children, Shannon and Christina.  Read more [...]

Donald Melvin Gustin

Donald (Melvin) Gustin passed away Tuesday, August 23rd, at home with family by his side.  He was 87 years old. Melvin was born July 31, 1929 to Clay and Hilda (Pflepsen) Gustin in Troy, Idaho. He grew up and lived in Helmer, Idaho attending grade school in Helmer and graduating from Deary High School in 1947. Melvin joined the U.S. Army in July 1948 with initial training in Fort Sill, Oklahoma.  He served 4 years and was discharged in 1952 after serving in the Korean War. Upon his Read more [...]

Shirley Ann Bikkie

Shirley Ann Bikkie of Moscow, affectionately called "Sam" by her husband James of over 64 years passed away Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 at Avalon Care Center in Pullman, WA at the age of 87. Shirley was born May 4th, 1929 in Brainerd, Minnesota to Clarence “Cax” and Dorothy Ann Gordon Grant. She grew up and attended school there, graduating from high school at Brainerd. She then enrolled at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN, graduating with her bachelor’s degree. She and James A. Bikkie Read more [...]

Lynnette Anne Dodge

Lynnette Anne Dodge of Moscow died Friday, August 19, 2016 at Good Samaritan Moscow Village. She was 65. Lynnette was born Sept. 20, 1950 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Arthur W. and June R. Amborn Hofner. The family moved to California where she attended school in Orange County and graduated from Tustin High School. She and Jack Dodge were married in Las Vegas on March 22, 1969. They made their home in Santa Ana and Tustin. She worked from home for a detective agency and later as an editor for Read more [...]

Lillian M. Estes

Lillian Marie Estes, a lifelong area resident, died Thursday, August 18, 2016 at Kindred Aspen Park Healthcare in Moscow. She was 90. Lillian was born March 23, 1926 at Moscow to Oscar and Isabel M. Allen Severson. She grew up and attended school in Potlatch. She and Don Swatman were married in Moscow in 1944. They made their home near Potlatch where Don worked farming and Lillian was a homemaker, raising her family. Lillian cooked for logging and harvest crews.  She and Don divorced in 1954. Read more [...]

Thomas Fairchild

  Dr. Thomas Newman Fairchild's wonderful life ended on Saturday, July 30th at 7:30 p.m. Tom died at home with his wife Linda Britton-Fairchild, his son David Fairchild and his daughter Megan Pestka  present at his side.  His children had great love and admiration for their father and visited him as often as they could during his last years. Tom was born to Lloyd Fairchild and Bernyce Rudolph-Kalblinger on November 21st, 1947 in Burley, Idaho.  He is survived by his children who include Read more [...]

Constance (Connie) Joy Driver

Longtime Moscow resident and human rights activist, Constance (Connie) Joy Driver, passed away quietly in her home Sunday afternoon, August 14, 2016. Connie was born March 4, 1948 at Menorah Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri to Myrl and Ann Harman. She was raised in Upland, California, a true 1960s California girl. A lover of sports, she competed in many high school teams, including varsity tennis, women’s diving, and synchronized swimming. She loved helping her father with carpentry Read more [...]

Robert A. Ramsay

Robert Arthur Ramsay was born December 3, 1973 in Vancouver, WA to Donald Ramsay, and Mary Freeman. He is survived by his wife Samantha and two sons, Ryan (11), Reidar (8), his parents, his brother Matthew, and other immediate family. Rob was an incredibly loving father, husband, and friend. He demonstrated humility, generosity, kindness, and a general respect for all those around him. As a glioblastoma multiforme brain cancer survivor, he persevered and beat the odds to live 14 years Read more [...]

Wanda Mae Brown

Wanda Mae Brown of Kendrick died Tuesday August 2, 2016 at her home in Kendrick. She was 57. Wanda was born May 22, 1959 in Garberville, CA to David and Donna Deeds Hamilton. When she was a young girl the family relocated to Kendrick and she attended local schools. Wanda met Daniel Brown at a Sadie Hawkins dance at the Kendrick high school and the couple was married on October 9, 1976. For most of her working years, Wanda was a stay at home mom, raising her children and all her grandchildren. Wanda Read more [...]

Helen Lucille Green

Helen Lucille Green of Moscow died July 25, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. She was 90. Lucille was born April 1, 1926 in Leavenworth, Kansas to Elmer J. and Laura M. (Dyson) Logan. She grew up and attended school, graduating from high school in Kansas. During WWII she worked for the Continental Hat and Cap Company, which manufactured headwear for the military. She and Major Franklyn T. Green, a B-17 pilot in the U.S. Air Force were married in Leavenworth on March 24, 1946. During Read more [...]