Della Featherkile-Schendel was born, raised and went to school in the Colville and Marcus area, She passed away on August 16, 2012 at age 82. Della is survived by her husband Richard Schendel, her son Jason Schendel, daughter Teresa Schendel, her sister Mollie Featherkile-Obrecht and Niece Traci Obrecht, and many who love her. Della was a Colville Rodeo Princess in 1951. She worked at the Stevens County Court House in the County Assessor’s office before moving to Portland, Oregon. She will be missed by many.