November 18th, 2014
Jackie Edward Parker was born May 22, 1928 on a family farm near Spangle to Noel and Helen Parker. When Jack was three-years-old, he moved to Spokane with his mom and dad. He attended Lewis & Clark High School in Spokane.
Jack entered military service in 1945. He was stationed in Germany at the end of WWII and then stationed in Texas. He returned to Spokane for a short time and while home, he met his wife, Myrtle Moline, on a fishing trip with friends at Deer Lake. Jack and Myrtle enjoyed service life and traveled to faraway places like England and Puerto Rico.
Anita Louise Nicholas, 63, longtime Warden resident, passed away Oct. 31, 2014 at home surrounded by her loving family.Â Â Inurnment will be at Guarding Angels Cemetery, Moses Lake.Â Â Â Please sign the online guestbook or leave a note for the family atÂ Â www.kayserschapel.comÂ Â Â Â Arrangements are in care of Kayserâ€™s Chapel and Crematory, Moses Lake.
William Richard â€śDickâ€ť Philpott passed away peacefully in his sleep on Nov. 12 in Bellevue. Dick lived with Alzheimerâ€™s disease for 14 years and was 89-years-old.
Roger Wayne Americk, a life-long resident of Colville, passed away on Nov. 9, 2014 in Spokane. He was born in Colville on Feb. 6, 1939, the son of Paul and Rosa (Streit) Americk.
Roger attended and graduated from Colville High School as a 12- year senior. In high school, Roger was a member of the Colville High School basketball team, and was active in many other sports activities.
In honor of Veterans Day, there will be a community event on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. in front of the Stevens County Courthouse. There will be a color guard, flag folding ceremony, and speeches in honor of veterans. The public is invited to attend.
Jane E. Grover, 81, of Colville, died Oct. 22, 2014 at Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville.
She was born on Feb. 20, 1933, in Ottawa County to the late Glen and Helen (Bertrand) Freeman.
She married Herman Dale â€śDutchâ€ť Bower in 1952. He died on Jan. 25, 1993. She then married Lloyd John Grover in 1977. He died on May 30, 1992.
Mrs. Grover was a member of the Colville 1st Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Colville).
She loved playing cards, doing word find puzzles, shopping, yard sales and riding with her son, David, on his Harley.
Richard â€śDickâ€ť Eugene Murphy, a long time resident of the Colville area, passed away on October 29, 2014. Dick was born on August 29, 1928 in San Jose, CA, the son of George and Kathryn (Branch) Murphy.
Dick was raised and attended school in San Jose. After receiving his Bachelorâ€™s Degree from San Jose State College, he joined the United States Air Force and served his country for four years. On June 19, 1954 Dick married Donna Joanne Van Horn. He worked for General Petroleum for two years, and then worked as a Housing Administrator for his alma mater, San Jose State College.
Steven Hugh McKenzie, 49 of Metaline passed away at home Oct. 27, 2014 surrounded by family that loved him.
Steven was born at Mt Linton Hospital in Metaline Falls to Karl and Yvonne (Zimmerman) McKenzie on Nov. 23, 1964.
Since the 70â€™s, Steven was at almost every Selkirk High School sporting event and was the manager/assistant coach for nearly all Selkirk sports teams. He was passionate about all sports and managed the basketball teams for 28 years.