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Aleta Belle Kresge

Aleta Belle Kresge was born March 3, 1926 to Harrison J. and Eva M. Finuf in Manhattan, Kansas, the youngest of three children.  Her family (along with grandparents and many aunts, uncles, and cousins) lived in Manhattan through most of Mom’s junior year in high school.  Mom idolized her brother and became quite a tom boy enjoying playing baseball and jumping out of the swing with him and his friends.  Mom attended the Catholic school across the street from the family home.  During her junior Read more [...]

Jim Sprenger

Jim Sprenger of Lewiston and a longtime Moscow resident, died Friday, March 3, 2017 at Gritman Medical Center. He was 84. Jim was born July 13, 1932 in Genesee to Joseph M. and Jessie B. Kane Sprenger. He grew up with his brother, Joe, Jr., on the family farm and graduated from Genesee High School in 1951. Jim joined the US Air Force, serving in Okinawa, Japan. Following his discharge, he returned to the area and married Jackie Marie Berger in Genesee in 1957. They had and raised three “spectacular” Read more [...]

Darrel Comstock

Our dear husband and father, Darrell “Bruce” Comstock, sat down in his favorite chair and peacefully went to sleep and walked into his heavenly Father’s arms.  Bruce was born in the family home in Palouse, WA to George and Wayve Comstock on July 4, 1922.  He enjoyed his childhood on the family farm with his brothers Jerry and Don. He married his high school sweetheart, Helen Styer, on September 6, 1942.  Together they had three sons, Douglas, Ken and Landy.  Their family was complete Read more [...]

Nola Johnson

Nola was born Oct. 13, 1933, to Frank and Beulah (Dollar) Herrmann, receiving much spoiling at the hands of parents with two older boys - Doyle and Maynard. She spent her early years in Moscow and made the short move to Troy when a fire claimed the family home. Nola finished high school in Troy and met the love of her life, Clint Johnson. In 1951, the couple turned young love into a lifetime commitment, marrying and starting a family with the birth of oldest son, Lon. It was in motherhood Read more [...]

Kurt Olsson

Dr. Kurt Oliver Olsson died on February 26, 2017 at Sacred Heart Medical Center from complications following a heart attack. Kurt was born on September 16, 1941 in Chicago, IL to Karl and D. Sally Carlson Olsson. He spent much of his childhood living and attending school in the North Park community of Chicago, where he and his family were actively involved in the Evangelical Covenant Church founded by Swedish immigrants. During World War II, Kurt stayed with his mother and brother Alan at his grandparents’ Read more [...]

Jamie Lee Pointon

“Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free.” - Harold S. Kushner An amazing soul and mother of two, Jamie Lee Pointon, of Deary, passed away Thursday, February 23rd, at just 31-years-old. Jamie was born September 28, 1985 in Moscow to her loving parents Don L. Pointon and Sandra D. Wikum. She grew up in the area and graduated from Deary High School in 2005. Jamie was to everyone exactly what they needed; which meant something different to each person she knew. She became a mother and from Read more [...]

Kathy DeVoe

Kathy DeVoe of Moscow died Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Good Samaritan Moscow Village. She was 69. Kathryn Hamilton was born February 6, 1948 in Colfax to Don E. and Mary Elizabeth McCabe Hamilton. The family lived in Pullman and moved to Spokane after her brother, Don, Jr. was born. Her brothers Doug and Charlie were born in Spokane. Following her mother’s death in 1954, the Hamilton children moved to Moscow.  Kathy became a resident boarder at the Ursuline Academy in Moscow, and the boys Read more [...]

Pete Pfeifer

Peter Joseph Pfeifer of Moscow died Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Lewiston. He was 82. Pete was born February 23, 1935 at Richardton, North Dakota to Michael and Magdalen Schutsman Pfeifer. When he was two years old, the family moved to the Clarkston-Lewiston area and he attended St. Stanislaus Catholic School. At the age of 17, Pete joined the Air Force serving in Japan. Following his discharge, he returned to Lewiston. He and Audrey Jackson were married on August Read more [...]

Ann Sherrill Richarz

Ann Sherrill Hay Richarz of Moscow passed away on February 21, 2017, in Pullman, Washington. She was 89. She was born on September 26, 1927, in Lubbock, Texas. Raised in the tiny Panhandle town of Sudan, Texas, she enjoyed a childhood that included riding her beloved palomino Concho across the open prairie with her sister and friends. After graduating from high school at 16, she attended Trinity University in San Antonio where she met Will Richarz. They married in 1948 and remained so until Read more [...]

Marjorie J. Meyer

Marjorie J. Meyer of Moscow died Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at her home. She was 89. Marjorie Jeanne (Colberg) Meyer was born September 24, 1927, in Stockton California.  Her parents Arthur and Ethel Colberg were medical missionaries in Shuchang, Honan China, where Marjorie spent most of her childhood.  When she was 12, Marjorie moved to St. Peters Minnesota where she eventually studied radiology at Gustavus Adolphus College. In 1951, she married Charles F. Meyer in Anchorage Alaska.  Read more [...]