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Obituaries

DEATH OF MRS. CALLIS

Mrs. Maude Callis, aged 19 years died last night from perotinitis at the home of her sister in law Mrs. Annie Cox, about two miles north west of the city.

The funeeral will be held Friday morning at 10 o’clock from the funeral parlors of Cassedy and Nelson. Interment to follow in Forest cemetery. Rev. F. E. Hudson of the First Baptist church will be the officiating minister.

The deceased is survived by her husband and two young children and four brothers, Arthur, Fred, Howard and Alva father, that reside here and in Oregon. Those together with three brothers of Mr. Callis, will be present at the services.

The Coeur d’ Alene Evening Press, Wednsday, October 1, 1913


INA B. RITCHEY, LONG TIME LOCAL RESIDENT, DIES

Mrs. Ina B. Ritchey, 96, who has lived in Coeur d’ Alene since 1919 when she was widowed, died early today at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Anna Edminster, 743 Fourth St.

The former Ina B. Scott was born in West Virginia May 10, 1862 and following the end of the Civil war moved with her family to Missouri. Twelve years later the family moved to Eureka, Calif., going by train to San Francisco and by boat to Eureka. Their next move came to years later when they traveled by wagon to Farmington, Wash., where she married William G. Ritchey in 1881.

Mr. and Mrs. Ritchey resided there for many years and then moved to Nampa where he died eight years later.

Mrs. Ritchey was the oldest of a family of 12 children.

Besides her daughter here, survirors are a daughter, Mrs. Ethel Ford, Kellog; a sister, Mrs. Carrie Powell, Spokane; four grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She was a member of the Presbyterian church.

Coeur d’ Alene Press, Friday, July 11, 1958


BERTHA GRAY

Bertha Gray, 83, Rathdrum died this morning at a local nursing home. She was born Bertha Mulford on Aug. 15, 1892, at Jefferson City, Mo. And came to Washington at age 13.

She married William Gray, Waterville, Wash., June 12, 1912. They moved to Rathdrum in 1938 and lived there since that time.

Mr. Gray died in 1968.

Survivors are two sons, Ronald Gray of Coeur d’ Alene and Harold Gray, Coolin, ID; five daughters, Mrs. Ella Knapp of Coeur d’ Alene, Mrs. Bonnie Gaines of Coeur d’ Alene, Mrs. Betty Sylte, Mrs. Darlene Jordon and Mrs. Shirley Willadsen, all of Rathdrum; 25 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Yates Funeral Home with burial in Forest Cemetery.

Coeur d’ Alene Press, Wednesday, March 3, 1976


MRS. BONNIE GRAY CALLED BY DEATH

Following an extended illness, Mrs. Bonnie Dell Gray, 72, died Sunday at a local hospital. The family home is at 744 Military drive.

Surviving her are four sons and six daughters, Will Gray of Rathdrum, Arch, Wiatt and Max Gray, Mrs. Carl Ween of this city, Mrs. W. P. Nilles of Kapowsin, Wash., Mrs. Mary Brownlee of Carltons, Wash., Mrs. Fern Mitchell in California, Mrs. Irene Brent of Orting, Wash., and Mrs. Ida Pair of Carbonado, Wash., several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 o’clock from the Cassedy Funeral home with the Rev. O. Davis of Spokane officiating. Interment will be in Forest cemetery.

Coeur d’ Alene Press, Monday, June 17, 1940


RATHDRUM MAN TAKEN BY DEATH

William L. Gray, 80, Rathdrum, died Saturday at a nursing home here. He was a retired logging contractor,. Mr. Gray was born at Somerset, Ky., and married the former Bertha Mulford at Waterville, Wash., June 18, 1912.

Survivors are his widow, at the home; three sons, Ronald, at home, Herbert, Osburn, Idaho, and Harold, Coolin; six daughters, Mrs. Wilma Poole, Spokane, Mrs. Chester Sylte, Rathdrum, Mrs. Ralph Jordon, Coolin, Mrs. Marvin Willadson, Rathdrum, Mrs. Clifford Gaines and Mrs. Ella Knapp, Coeur d’ Alene; six sisters, Mrs. Pat Moore, Portland, Mrs. Jean Nellis, Orting, Wash., Mrs. Frank Martens, Tacoma, Mrs. Fleetice Brownlee, Seattle, Mrs. Don Paar, Buckley, Wash. And Mrs. (can’t read), Wash.; two brothers, Max Gray, Seattle, and Archie Gray, Coeur d’ Alene; 26 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren

Coeur d’ Alene Press, Monday, August 5, 1968


Death of Gerald Gray Attributed to Shock

Gerald Gray, 13 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. William Gray, 102 Young avenue died late yesterday afternoon about 30 minutes after he had fallen from a truck driven by his father. His death was attributed to shock caused by the fall as an examination showed that he was not seriously injured. A younger brother who fell from the truck at the same time was uninjured.

The accident occurred about 3 o’clock when the truck was being driven in the alley near Military drive just back of Mr. Gray’s brother’s home. The lad was taken to his uncles house and the doctor called immediately.

Besides his parents he is survived by 10 brothers and sisters; Geraldine, his twin sister, Alberta, Ella, Bobbie, Betty, Darlene, Ronald, Harold, Herbert and Kenneth.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 o’clock from the Cassedy Funeral Home, Rev. Ralph J. Thomas will officiate. Interment will be in Forest cemetery.

Coeur d’ Alene Press, Friday, April 6, 1934


Mrs. Hattie May Carter

Following an illness of several months, Mrs. Hattie May Carter, 72, died this morning at her home at Post Falls. Born in Maine, she came to this locality in 1889 from that state.

Survivors are her husband, W. A. Carter at home; two daughters, Mrs. Lois Medley of McGuire and Miss Bessie M. Carter of Dayton, Wash.; a sister Mrs. Bessie Engers of Post Falls; a niece, Mrs. Lois May Blankenhorn of Bozeman, Mont., and a grandson, Marc Allan Medley of Post Falls.

The English Yates Funeral Chapel is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Coeur d’ Alene Press, Friday, December 2, 1949

Christian Science funeral services for Mrs. Hattie May Carter who died yesterday at her home at Post Falls will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the English Yates Chapel. Interment will be in Evergreen cemetery at Post Falls.

Coeur d’ Alene Press, Saturday, December 3, 1949


SERVICES TOMORROW FOR LOUIS ST. CLAIR

Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 10 o’clock at the Cassedy Funeral Home for Louis St. Clair, 68, who died at his home Saturday evening. Rev. R. J. Hunter will officiate and interment will be at Forest cemetery.

He had lived here for the last four years coming from Harrison Flats where he had resided since 1910.

Surviving him are his widow, Ethel; three sons and two daughters; Norman, Lloyd, Hazela nd Mildred St. Clair at home. Arthur at Black lake; a sister Mrs. Caroline Renshaw and two brothers William and John in Canada.

The Couer d’ Alene Press, Tuesday, July 5, 1938.




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