Spokane Obituaries

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  • Monday | via Cortez Journal News 

    Barbara Darlene Skidmore

    7, 2014 after battling cancer. She was born Nov. 19, 1952, to John Henry Skidmore and Myrtle Gardner Skidmore.


  • Wednesday Sep 24 | via Fox News 

    Olympic boxing hopeful killed in Kansas industrial a...

    A top-ranked amateur boxer who hoped to compete for the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics was killed Tuesday in an industrial accident in Wichita, Kan. The Wichita Eagle reported that Tony Losey, 22, was sandblasting a tank estimated to weigh 12,000 pounds when the tank unexpectedly shifted position and fell on him.


  • Wednesday Sep 24 | via Des Plaines Valley News 

    Bishop Blase Cupich

    Pastors on Chicago's Southwest Side and southwest suburbs said they had a positive outlook after Pope Francis appointed Bishop Blase Cupich to replace Cardinal Francis George to lead the nation's third largest diocese. News began spreading Friday night that Cupich, 65, who has served as bishop of the Spokane, Wash., diocese for the past four years, would replace the ailing George, 77. A news conference was held Saturday to officially introduce Cupich, who was born and raised in Omaha, Neb.


  • Wednesday Sep 24 | via MLive.com 

    Longtime Grand Haven community leader, innovator of ...

    He was a timeless visionary who saw the potential in the beautification of the Grand Haven waterfront. And though the music differs from the swinging tunes of Elvis Presley he so preferred when it opened in 1963, the Musical Fountain is a huge part of the legacy he leaves behind.


  • Saturday Sep 20 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Dr. Donald J. Blodgett

    Dr. Donald J. Blodgett, 95, formerly of Harris Drive and The Lodge at Ives Hill, passed away September 18, 2014, at the Samaritan Keep Home where he has been a resident for a short time. Dr. Blodgett was born May 8, 1919, in Watertown a son of Uri and Frances Talbot Blodgett.


  • Thursday Sep 18 | via Cheney Free Press 

    Lorraine Marcene (Hess) Flikke

    Lorraine Marcene Flikke of Cheney, passed away Sept. 11, 2014 in Spokane. She was born July 7, 1919 in Deer Lodge, Mont.


  • Thursday Sep 18 | via Cheney Free Press 

    George, Philip R.

    Phil passed away of natural causes Aug. 31, 2014 in Spokane, Wash. He was born Sept.


  • Monday Sep 15 | via The Spokesman-Review 

    Then and Now: McGoldrick lumber mill - Mon, 15 Sep 2...

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. James P. McGoldrick, born in 1859, started in the timber business in Minnesota.


  • Thursday Sep 11 | via Daily World 

    Evalyn Rose Evans-Dalton 03/07/1956 to 08/30/2014

    Evalyn Rose Evans-Dalton long time former resident of Aberdeen, Wash., passed away in her husbands arms after a 3 1/2 year battle against lung cancer. We would like everyone to know that she fought extremely hard with her husband and two daughters by her side.


  • Wednesday Sep 10 | via The La Grande Observer 

    OBITUARIES: Sept. 10, 2014

    Ricarda Luise McConnell, 84, of Enterprise and formerly of La Grande, died Aug. 22 at her home. A memorial service was held Aug. 30. Stanley Curtis Rhoads, 89, died April 25 in Spokane, Wash.


  • Wednesday Sep 10 | via KREM-TV Spokane 

    Girl dies, friend in critical condition with E.Coli

    PORTLAND, Ore. A 4-year-old Oregon girl who tested positive for E. coli last week died of a related infection on Monday, her family said.


  • Friday Sep 5 | via KREM-TV Spokane 

    Tributes, flowers mount before Joan Rivers' funeral

    It could be Joan Rivers' last big show, the funeral of her comic dreams, with jostling paparazzi and publicists, a Valentino gown and a Harry Winston toe tag and Meryl Streep wailing in five different accents. We don't know yet, 24 hours after Rivers died at a New York hospital where she was rushed after she went into cardiac arrest on Aug. 28 during a routine procedure on her vocal cords in an endoscopy clinic.


  • Thursday Sep 4 | via Cheney Free Press 

    Gene Lilienkamp

    Gene Lilienkamp peacefully went home to be with Jesus Aug. 29, 2014 at Hospice of Spokane after many days of being surrounded by his family following complications from outpatient cancer surgery. He was born Jan. 29, 1939 in Spokane.


  • Wednesday Sep 3 | via KHQ-TV Spokane 

    Former state Rep. Moyer dies at 92

    He was first elected to the state House of Representatives in 1986 and served in the body for 10 years.