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Brian Hutcheson

Brian James Hutcheson, age 47, passed away Tuesday June 21st, at his home in Juliaetta.  Services are Friday, July 1st, 1:00 p.m., at Short’s Funeral Chapel, in Moscow, with burial to follow in the Juliaetta Cemetery.  A covered dish reception will follow at the V.F.W. Hall, in Kendrick. Brian was born December 17, 1968, in Moscow to Robert James and Vera Rosamond (Ulinder) Hutcheson.  He attended grade school in Juliaetta and graduated from Kendrick High School in 1987.  He was selected Read more [...]

Russell LaVern Olson

Russell LaVern Olson, 88, died of cancer peacefully at his Troy home on Saturday, June 18th, surrounded by his family. Russ was born June 10, 1928 in Deary to Otto and Freda Nelson Olson. He was raised on the farm on Osterberg Road and learned at a very young age to work the farm. Russell used to ride his horse to Bear Creek School. He helped break the ground for the Dry Creek Cemetery where he will be laid to rest. Dad held many jobs, at age 12 he cooked for the Lewis Mill and at 16 worked Read more [...]

Teresa M. “Terry” Knauss

Teresa Marie Knauss (80), a longtime Moscow resident, died Thursday, June 16, 2016, of cancer, at her home in Moscow surrounded by her family. Terry was born October 8, 1935 in South Amboy, NJ to Edward and Margaret O’Brien.  While attending Seattle University, she met Robert F Helbling. They were married in Seattle in 1957 and later moved to Moscow to raise their family. They were married ten years until his death. In 1973, she married Donald R Knauss. During their 36 years of marriage together, Read more [...]

Glen Clugey

Glen Victor Clugey, of Helmer, died Tuesday June 14, 2016 at Good Samaritan Moscow Village. He was 81. Glen was born in Granger, Washington on June 25, 1934 to Harvey and Vivian Clugey. The family moved to Deary where Glen attended School and graduated from Deary High School. After High School he joined the U.S. Army where he served for two years. Glen married Ruth Wolf, on May 24, 1958 in Moscow. He worked odd and ends jobs before having a career at Potlatch Corporation in Lewiston, where Read more [...]

Rex R. Benson

Rex R. Benson passed away on Wednesday June 15th at Good Samaritan Moscow Village.    He was 91. Rex was born on April 24, 1925 to Henry W. and Lena P. Benson in the Onaway home that he lived in most of his life.    The master bedroom was his birthplace.  He started public school at the Onaway Grade School on the Northeast side of town.    He later graduated from Potlatch High School in 1943.  He worked for the Washington, Idaho and Montana railway a short time before he enlisted in Read more [...]

Donnye D. Harris

Donnye D. Harris of Moscow passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Tri State Memorial Hospital in Clarkston. She was 80 years old. Donnye was born April 17, 1936 at Gill, Nevada to Eric and Virginia Vail Papenfuss. She grew up in Nevada and graduated from high school in Las Vegas. She married Ronald Harris in Las Vegas on May 11, 1955. While in the Air Force they were stationed in Las Vegas, NV, Pullman, Florida, Japan, and California. They returned to the Moscow /Pullman area several times Read more [...]

David A. Nowak

David Anthony Nowak of Troy died Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene from injuries received in a motorcycle accident on May 18th. He was 56. Dave was born June 19, 1959 in Chicago, IL to Anthony and Dolores Nowak. He grew up and attended school there, graduating from Rogers High School. He then began his career in commercial printing, first in Chicago, Denver, Spokane and for the past nine years at Washington State University. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, four-wheeling, Read more [...]

Eva D. Alsaker

Eva D. Alsaker, 86, passed away peacefully Friday, June 10, 2016 at Park Place Senior Living in Spokane Valley, WA. She was with her family at the time of her death and her faithful caregivers. Eva was born November 16, 1929 at Potlatch to Lars H. and Martha Vestvik Alsaker, Norwegian immigrants.  She grew up and went to school at Potlatch, graduating in 1947. In 1949 she started with Everett Will Tractor Co. Inc. in Moscow as bookkeeper. Following the sale of the business in 1981, she continued Read more [...]

Harlie Gunther

Harlie Gunther was born upstairs in a brick bank building in Deary, ID, on November 9, 1924 to Horst and Herta Gunther, who were recent immigrants from Germany.  One of Harlie’s earliest memories was when he was about 3 years old, a firemen ran up to the apartment, warning the family to stay away from the hot glass windows, because they might shatter due to a hotel burning across the street.  The family moved numerous times in Harlie’s early years, as his father, Horst, moved his family Read more [...]

Eileen Lawyer

Eileen Ann Lawyer (Murphy) was born December 2, 1960 in Los Angeles, CA. She graduated from Pacific Palisades High School in 1979. She also graduated from Humboldt State University with a BA degree in Anthropology (with an emphasis in physical anthropology). And she graduated to glory June 2, 2016 at her Moscow home surrounded by family and friends. Besides living in various places in California, she also lived in Colorado, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Missouri, Washington, and Idaho. Eileen Read more [...]