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Mildred (slye) Knerr~ Spokaesman Review Spokane Washington Feb 11 2003
 
Funeral for Mildred E. (Slye) Knerr, 89, will be Wednesday at 11 am at Opportunity Christian Fellowship Church. Kramer Funeral Home in Tekoa, Wash. is handling arrangements.
 Mrs. Knerr, a long time resident of Spokane, died Friday. She was born in the Latah area.
 She married Ray Knerr in 1930, and the couple lived in Tekoa from 1930 to 1943 and in Spokane from 1943 to 1963.
 Mrs. Knerr lived in the Seattle area from 1963 until her husband's death in 1973, and she returned to Spokane.
 She worked as a nurses aide and later as a licensed practical nurse in Spokane and Seattle.
 Mrs. Knerr was a member of opportunity Christina Fellowship Church. Survivors include three sons, David and John Knerr, both of Spokane, and W. Lloyd Knerr of Harvard Idaho; two daughters, Doris Knerr of Garfield Wa, and Delores Knerr of  Tacoma Wa; 26 grandchildren, 73 great grandchildren and 25 great great grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Opportunity Christian Fellowship Church or to Hospice of Spokane.
 
Boyd Lester Rada, 78, Spokane, passed Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003, in Spokane.
He was born March 8, 1924, to Louise and James Rada in Snohomish, Wash., and served in the Navy from 1943 to 1945. Boyd was a carpenter and came to Post Falls in 1965. He then lived in Clarkston, Wash., for seven years and returned to Spokane in 1973. On April 21, 1982, he married Lynda Phelps in Willow City, N.D.
Boyd was a member of Spokane Carpenter's Local No. 98 and First Lutheran. He enjoyed cross country skiing, traveling, woodworking and working in his garage.
Boyd is survived by his wife, Lynda Rada, of Spokane; sons Mike Rada, Seattle, and Gary Rada, St. Maries; daughter Bonnie Walker, Post Falls; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
His first wife, Jeanette, preceded him in death in 1982. Other loved ones who preceded Boyd were his parents, brothers Leonard and Frosty, sisters Elaine and June, son Dale on Jan. 17, 1997, and daughter Cheryl Clawson on Dec. 22, 2001.
Memorial services were 2-24-03 at Calvary Lutheran Church, Post Falls. English Funeral Chapel, Post Falls, is in charge of arrangements.
Gus HAFT~~ Bremerton Sun Jan 1971
 Funeral services for Gus haft, 62 will be held at  the Miller Woodlawn Funeral Home at 2 pm tomorrow. Mr. haft died Saturday at the Providence Hospital in Seattle. He was born in Wildersee Canada on May 5 1908. mr. Haft came to Kitsap County from Montana in June of 1941. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for County District No 3 for many years. He was a sports fan and for many years regularly attended high school games. He was a member of local labor union No. 302 and of the Bremerton Eagles. Survivors include his wife Irene of the family home, a son,Roland "Happy " Haft of Chico CA, his mother Mrs. Olga McKeown, two brothers Ed and Robert, several nieces and nephews. The Rev. William Nese of Our Saviour;s Lutheran Church will officiate at the funeral services. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery.
 
Emma K. Marshall~~Bremerton Sun Jan 1971
  Funeral services for Emma marshall, 77, pf Bellingham, mother of Percy Marshall, will be held Thursday at the Folie Funeal Home in Everett. Mrs. Marshall died Sunday in a nursing home in Everett. She was born in Murray Co MN on Sept 4 1883. She had resided in Bellingham for the past 11 years and was a frequent visitor to bremerton. Survivors in addition to Percy include 2 daughters Mrs. Isabelle Austin and Mrs. Suzanne Ericson; four other sons' John,George, Robert, and Allan; 22 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Other survivors are 2 brothres and a sister.Final arrangement and burial will be at Brainard MN.
 
Amelia McNALLY~~ Bremerton Sun Jan 1971
 Funeal services for Mrs. Henry (Amelia) McNally,54, of Tacoma, a former resident of Bremerton will be held  2 pm Thursday at the Gaffney Funeral Parlor. Mrs.Mcnally died Saturday in a Seattle nursing home. She was born in Bismark ND on Sept 25 1916 to Mr and Mrs Edward Schmidt. She resided  in Bremerton for 2 years before moving to Edmonds four months ago.
 Survivors include a son, James McNally of the US Army, a daughter Mrs Gary (Diane) Kissot of Edmonds, 2 brothers john and Walter, nine sisters Mrs Elizabeth Heidt,Mrs. Mary Leyda, Mrs. Caroline Schmidtke, Mrs. Pauline Wilson, Mrs. Christine MacKay, Mrs. Margaret Finely,Mrs. ElsieTopalski, Mrs. Edna Schmidtke, and Mrs. Frieda Sherer; 2 grandchildren. Burial willo be at Calvary Cemetery in Tacoma.
 
Infant ROTH~~Bremerton Sun Jan 1971
Funeral services are pending at  Pendelton Gilchrist Funeral Home in Port orchard for Jeanetta Ray Lee Roth, infant daughter of Petty Officer 2C and Mrs. Eugene Roth of Port Orchard. The infant girl died shortly after birth yesterday morning at the Bremerton Naval Hospital.
 
Robert TURNER~~Bremerton Sun Jan 1971
 Graveside services for Robert M Turner ,91, a former Bremerton resident who recently lived in Vallejo CA, will be held at 1 PM Thursday at the Woodlawn Memorial Park. Mr. Turner died Sunday in Vallejo. He was born Mar 7 1881 at yates Center Kansas. He came to Washington Territory with his parents in 1886. His family settled in Seattle and a short time later homesteaded on Lake Tahuyah. They later improved on the homestead then sold it to a timber company and returned to Seattle where they formed the Turner Express CO. When trucks began to be used they sold the business and it later became the Ballard Transfer Co. He nad his wife,Bessie, lived for many years in Bremerton and raised their famiy here. He was employed as a machinist at the Puget Sound Naval Ship yard for 30 years retiring  in 1955. Survivors include three sons Lawrence Turner,Earl Turner, and Roy Turner, two daughters Mrs Francis Craig and Mrs Fred Thompson, a sister Edna Hollson a brother Chauncey Turner, 14 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. Burial will be at Woodlawn Memorial Park.
 
Floyd HASH~~Pasco WA
 Floyd L. Hash , 66, of Pasco, retired deliveryman and repairman for Kennewick Furniture, died Tuesday in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. He was born in Missoula MT and lived in the Tri Cities since 1950. He had worked in construction before 1958. Survivors include wife Dorothy, daughters Charloote Just, Helene Roddy,Betty Westfall,Nancy Kent,Virginia Oritz; 21 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Services will be announced by bruce Lee Memorial Chapel.
 
Tom SIMMONS~~Bremerton Sun Dec 5 1972
Funeral services for T.C. Tom Simmons , 68, will be held at 1 pm Thursday at Miller Woodlawn Funeral Home. He died Sunday at his home. He was born Feb 8 1904 in Everett. he attended the University of Washington and moved to Bremerton in 1945. He ownded and operated the Packard car dealership until 1951 and then owned and operated Universal Motors Inc until his retirement last year. Mr. Simmons was a member of the Elks Lodge No 1181 and F & AM Charleston Lodge No 269.  Survivors include his wife Ealeanor of the home,and a sister Mrs. C.E. Plant of Brenerton. Charleston Lodge No 269 F & AM will officiate at the service. Burial will be in Woodlawn memorial Park.
 
Irene HAFT~~Bremerton Sun Dec 5 1972
Funeral services for Irene haft,60,will be held at 11 am Friday at Miller Woodlawn Funeral Home. She died Sunday at Swedish Hospital in Seattle. She was born June 17 1912 in Montana. She was a beauty counsellor representative for many years. She was a member of Eagles Auxillary No. 192,Bremerton and the Pythian Sisters. Survivors include a son Roland "Happy" Haft of Chico CA, her father Roland Evans of the home, and her aunt,Mrs. Irene Brandt. The Rev. Lewis Schultz of the Charleston Baptist Church will officiate at the service. Entombment will be in Forest Lawn Mausoleum.
 
Irene HALVERSON~~Bremerton Sun Dec 5 1972
 Graveside services for Irene Halverson,48,will be held at 11 am tomorrow at Breidblik Cemetery,Poulsbo. She died Friday at Martha and Mary Nursing Home in Poulsbo. She was born Aug. 8 1924 in Burien. Survivors include her husband Arthur and a son,Wayne of the home, another son Danny of Bremertonn;her mother Mrs. Irene Powell,five brothers;Robert,Ted,Dick,Joe, and Donald Thompson; and a sister. The Rev. Peter Tengesdal will officiate at the service. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Stone Chapel,Poulsbo.
 
Frank VERT~~Bremerton Sun Dec 5 1972
Funeral services for Frank Vert,74,of Puyallup will be Wednesday at 2 pm at Boulevard Park Presbyterian Church in Seattle. Ther former Bainbridge Island resident died Sunday in a Seattle hospital. Mr. Vert was born July 26 1898 in Daisy. He came to Bainbridge Island in 1943. Mr. Vert worked for 15 years as a marine electrician at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. He and his wife,Annabelle, moved to Puyallup in 1967. He was a member of the Washington Grange and the !.B.E.W. Local No. 46. Survivors include his wife of the family home; a son Robert ; two daughters, Mrs. Donna Pace and Mrs. <arilyn Garman; 10 grandchildren; one great grandchild five brothers, Chester, George,Douglas,Paul, and Robert  ; two sisters Mrs Vena Magee and Mrs. Myrtle Severtson.
 
Ralph DUNCAN~~Bremerton Sun Dec 5 1972
 Funeral services for Ralph E. Duncan,75, will be held at 4 pm tomorrow at Owyen Funeral Home ,Bainbridge Island. He died Saturday at Sweish Hospital. He was born Sept. 29, 1897 in Columbus Junction Iowa. He was a retired electrician. He has had a summer home on Bainbridge Island for 30 years and in 1969 made it his permanent home. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers,Seattle F & AM and Eagle Harbor Congregational Church. Survivors include a daughter,Mrs. portia Hampton, a sister Mrs. Juanita O'Brian of Minnespolis MN,, a brother Raymond of Iowa, two grandsons and two great grandchildren. His wife Norma died in September. Burial will be in Snohomish County.
 
Evelyn Rose Bushnell, 93, of Twisp, passed away on Aug. 28, 2008, in Kirkland, Wash.
Evelyn was born Sept. 20, 1914, in Latah, Wash., the daughter of Edward and Rose Kreyssler. She was raised and graduated from high school in Latah. On April 18, 1936, she married Francis Bushnell in Latah. The family moved to Chelan in 1944, and then to Twisp in 1959, where she was a member of the Order of Eastern Star.
Evelyn was an avid flower gardener and was especially expert at cultivating and growing her favorite flower, begonias.
Survivors include son Lee Bushnell of Sammamish; daughter Carolyn Grace of Pasco; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, DuWayne Bushnell.
At her request, no services will be held. Her final resting place will be with her husband, Francis, at the Beaver Creek Cemetery near Twisp.