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Luise Marie Farr

Obituary for Luise Marie Farr Compiled by Linda Tenney and Judy Rieke, daughters. Luise Marie Farr, age 87, died peacefully in Göttingen, Germany, on Monday, August 14, 2017, from complications of a massive stroke. Born June 4, 1930, in Hannover, Germany, to Friedrich & Louise Bolte, Luise grew up as an only child with much exposure to theater, music, travel and the arts. She loved reading, dancing and dreaming of far-away places. Once, Luise’s mother took her to audition before a famous Read more [...]

Helen G. Dewey

Helen G. Dewey, 88, passed away, Friday, October 5, 2017 at Regency Assisted Living in Pullman, Washington with family by her side. Helen Georgia Robinson Gardner Dewey was born to Paul and Edith Robinson on April 5, 1929 at the family home in Cathart, Washington. She attended Cathart Grade School and Snohomish High School. She married Gordon Gardner in 1946. They had 4 children. They were later divorced. She enjoyed working as a waitress, and she last worked at the Nobby Inn (now the Breakfast Read more [...]

Joseph R. Vasquez

Joseph R. Vasquez of Pullman died at his home. He was 62. Joe was born December 11, 1954 in Pittsburg, California to Robert and Beatrice (Ortiz) Vasquez. He attended elementary school in Brentwood, CA and graduated from Liberty Union High School. Joe then attended Diablo Valley College where he was an All-American wrestler. He also graduated from a carpenter trade school after four years. Joe began his professional career as a builder, working on the San Francisco Embarcadero Center, high rise Read more [...]

Sonia Stedman

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Sonia Stedman announces her death which occurred on October 2, 2017.  Though she had been battling some health issues this last year, this past weekend she had an unexpected episode that led to her passing.  Her daughters and son-in-law, Lana and Todd Unger and Lori Stedman, were able to be with her at Gritman Medical Center for her last days. Sonia Lee Stevenson Stedman was born in Pennsylvania on June 20, 1942 to James and Mary Ann Stevenson. Read more [...]

Clara Neyens

Clara M. Neyens, lifelong Genesee resident, died Sunday October 1, 2017 at Gritman Medical Center in Moscow. She was 89. Clara was born August 6, 1928, in Genesee to Effie and Joe Neyens. She graduated from Genesee and lived in Genesee with her brother Richard and sister Mary until their passing. As a young girl you could often find Clara and her siblings driving tractors, mending fences with her siblings or tending her garden.  Clara and Mary were known for their garden and bountiful harvests Read more [...]

Keegan T. Felton

Keegan Thomas Felton, the young man with the never-give-up attitude, has passed from this earth.  He was born May 7, 1994, in Twin Falls, Idaho, and died suddenly on Monday, September 25, 2017, while jogging on the indoor track at the University of Idaho Fitness Center. Keegan entered the world under difficult circumstances.  He and his mother, Brenda, had to fight for their lives following a complicated birth.  Keegan was a determined soul from his first breath to his last.  He faced life Read more [...]

Sandra Bennett

Sandra Kae Bennett, 57, Potlatch Sandra Kae Bennett (Sandy) went to be with the angels on Thursday, September 21st, 2017. No longer suffering and is now watching over us as a beautiful angel herself. Sandy was born on December 22nd 1959, to Frank and Delores Bennett. Her twin sister, Suzie, came along shortly after and they have been best friends from day one and shared an amazing bond. They joined older siblings, Frankie, Vicki and Shelley. Later their baby brother, Brett was born. Sandy Read more [...]

William J. “Bill” McLaughlin

William ‘Bill’ McLaughlin Bill McLaughlin, 68, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017, at his home in Moscow, from multiple myeloma.  He was born in Akron, Ohio, in 1949, to Robert N. and Doris M. McLaughlin, the second of six children.   In 1967, after graduating from high school, he headed west to the mountains to attend the University of Colorado, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Economics in 1972.  He then pursued a Ph.D. at Colorado State University and finished in January, 1977, Read more [...]

Philip W. Malm

Philip Wayne Malm of Moscow died Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at Gritman Medical Center. He was 60. Phil was born December 13, 1956, along with his twin, Doug, to Carl E. and Margaret M. Lovell Malm. He grew up attending Moscow schools where he was active in football and wrestling, graduating from Moscow High School in 1975. He then attended the University of Idaho for a time. Phil enjoyed water skiing, golf, snowmobiling, radio controlled models, rebuilding a classic 1976 Trans Am, and worked Read more [...]

James Rodney Applonie

An earthly orphan no longer, James Rodney Applonie has been reunited with his Parents; John David and Angie O’Brien Applonie, and siblings; Richard, John, Judy and Brien on August 31, 2017. Rod was born on February 14, 1936 in Ogden, Utah.  He moved with his family to Spokane, Washington when he was 11 years old.  He graduated from North Central High school 1954. In 1958 Rod married Peggy Gladys Shull in the Logan Temple, in Logan, Utah on February 14 which was also his birthday. He and Read more [...]