Spokane Obituaries

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  • Tuesday | via KHQ-TV Spokane 

    Spell Expected to Plead Guilty in Murder of Sidney T...

    A plea agreement filed in court on Tuesday is calling for a 100-year sentence on the charge of deliberate homicide. Prosecutors say they want Spell to serve his time in prison, while the defense says it wants Spell to be sentenced to the state health department and be sent to a facility for the mentally disabled.

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  • Wednesday Oct 15 | via The Ashland Daily Tidings 

    Lawrence Dale Edwards

    Lawrence Dale Edwards, 93, passed away September 19, 2014. Dale was born February 10, 1921 in Chewelah, Wash.

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  • Monday Oct 13 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Loss permeates Jim Hodges' art; prepare for heartbreak

    A measure of respect is due any artist who has the nerve to take on a revered masterpiece in the history of art, aspiring to remake it according to a conception of new conditions in the present. That's what Jim Hodges did in 2008 with a sculpture born of Albrecht Drer's famous watercolor that shows a chunk of wet mud sprouting a clump of bristling weeds.

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  • Thursday Oct 9 | via Cape Gazette 

    Darlene Hodgson Dolan, full of adventure

    Darlene Hodgson Dolan, 77, of Bethany Beach, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014,, at Bebee Healthcare in Lewes. She was born Nov. 11, 1936, in Spokane, Wash., daughter of the late Jane and Lloyd Hodgson.

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  • Monday Oct 6 | via KREM-TV Spokane 

    Idaho rocker Paul Revere dies at 76

    Roger Hart, manager for Paul Revere and the Raiders, said he died Saturday at his home in Garden Valley, Idaho, from cancer. "He'd been quiet about it for some time," Hart said.

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  • Friday Oct 3 | via The Spokesman-Review 

    Man sentenced to max for child's death - Fri, 03 Oct...

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A Spokane man has been sentenced to 8A1 2 years in prison for killing his girlfriend's 18-month-old toddler.

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  • Friday Oct 3 | via The Daily Record 

    Doris Thompson, 88, Dalton

    Born June 4, 1926, in Baughman Township, to the late Harry and Charlotte Buchwalter, she was a life resident of the Dalton and Baughman Township areas. Doris retired from Dalton Local Schools after 35 years of service, and was a member of Orrville Christian & Missionary Alliance Church.

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  • Wednesday Oct 1 | via KTMF 

    MSU's Odin Coe, the Speed Flyer

    "Oh geez, you name it," said Coe. "I love surfing. I grew up in Southern California and grew up surfing all the time with my dad.

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  • Monday Sep 29 | 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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