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Thelma V. Whitcomb

Thelma V. Whitcomb, a life-long Deary area resident, died Sunday, January 18, 2015 at Precious Elders Family Home in Pullman. She was 82. Thelma was born August 17, 1932 at Avon, the ninth child of Joseph and Jessie White Taylor. She grew up and started school at Deary, then to Moscow, graduating from Moscow High School in 1950. She then attended Kinman Business College in Lewiston. On Saturday, January 6, 1955, she and Allan L. Whitcomb were married in Coeur d’Alene. Their honeymoon lasted Read more [...]

Sue Hovey

It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the death of Sue Hovey.  However, it is with great honor that we celebrate her life.   She was a wonderful wife, mother, teacher and friend to so many.  Sue wanted her obituary to note that she was born February 12, 1932, during a depression brought on by the Republican Party and died on January 13, 2015, during the recovery from a recession brought on by the Republican Party. Sue was born in Naples, Texas, to R. Audrian and Margaret Young.  Sue was Read more [...]

Bula May Lynd

Bula M. Lynd passed away January 15, 2015 at Good Samaritan Moscow Village. She was 93 years old. Bula was born September 3, 1921, in Palouse, Washington to Clyde and Nettie Jeffers. She was the second of four children – Lula Schultz, Arva Lee Miller and Ancel Jeffers. The family moved and lived briefly in western Washington before settling back in Palouse. Bula attended school in Snohomish, WA, Everett, WA and finished her schooling in Palouse. Bula married Frank Read more [...]

Belinda Niebuhr

Belinda (Smith) Niebuhr was tragically taken by violence on January 10, 2015 in Moscow, Idaho, after courageously saving many of her co-workers.  She is the beloved mother of Andria and Shannon Niebuhr and Zackery, Kayleigh and Jessie Patterson. Her devoted fiance was Don Fristoe.  She is also survived by her parents, Connie and James Smith and Chuck  and Marilyn Trissell.  Her siblings are Theresa, Becky, Theran, Michael and Stanley.   Belinda was the sister of Debbie Smith, James Smith,Jr., Read more [...]

Karen Kay Gatlin

Karen Kay Gatlin of Moscow died unexpectedly on Sunday, January 11, 2015 while vacationing in Hawaii with her husband. She was 70. Karen was born April 19, 1944, the daughter of Claude Daniel and Mildred Ethel Bachman Mishler in Eureka, Illinois. She graduated third in her class from University High School in Normal, IL in 1961. She attended Goshen College (Goshen, IN) for two years and received her Bachelors degree from Illinois State University (Normal, IL) in 1965 with a triple major in Comprehensive Read more [...]

Terri Grzebielski

“This will be our reply… to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.” - Leonard Bernstein Terri Grzebielski passed away Saturday, January 10, 2015, a few days after her 61st birthday. A celebration of Terri’s life will be held Saturday, January 17 at 3:30 p.m. in the ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center (formerly the SUB) at the University Idaho. Terri was a Moscow resident for 20 years, and she shone a bright light here. She was deeply Read more [...]

David M. Trail

Last Saturday afternoon Dave’s earthly life was brought to an abrupt end by a gunman on a shooting spree.  This was not Dave’s first acquaintance with tragedy. During his Moscow childhood, his life was nearly ended by fire during a routine ‘trash burning’.  After almost a year in local hospital beds, he overheard the doctor inform his folks, Floyd & Louise Trail (they thought I was asleep, he explained) that their badly burned little boy was not going to make it.  Dave set out Read more [...]

Carolyn Carr McDaniel

Carolyn Carr McDaniel died January 5, 2015, at her home in Moscow, Idaho. She was 85. Carolyn was born in Trigg County, Kentucky on August 13, 1929 to Rogers and Claryce Joiner Carr. She graduated from South Christian High School in 1947 and went on to college at Western Kentucky University. In the summer of 1950, she was introduced to Paul Blaine McDaniel, who had just graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point. They were married September 19, 1950 in Evansville, Read more [...]

Gladys A. Wommack

Gladys Arlene Wommack, 74 of Clarkston and Apache Junction, Arizona, passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Royal Plaza Care Center in Lewiston with family at her side. Gladys fought a short, courageous battle with breast cancer and inspired many with her courage and positive outlook. Gladys was born on the family farm near Genesee on June 11, 1940 to Glen and Reta (Clark) Jones. She grew up on the farm and graduated from Genesee High School. She and James E. Wommack were married on June Read more [...]

Marianna Faith La Sarte

Marianna Faith La Sarte November 7, 2014 – December 31, 2014  She was welcomed in to this world in the loving arms of her parents, Benjamin Allen La Sarte III and Jacqueline Annette Jacobs. Our beautiful daughter was born on November 7th, 2014 at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, WA. Although she was perfect in every way; her little nose, lips, smile, chubby little cheeks, her little monkey toes and the way she just stared right through your soul with her big eyes – her Read more [...]