CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
JUNE 10, 2010
Obituaries for June 10, 2010
Edward Allen, 59, Weippe
Allen, also known as "fast Eddie", of Weippe passed away
Eddie was born
Raised in Pierce,
he was a member of the last graduating class of
After honorably leaving the service, Ed returned home, working numerous positions as a logger for many years before trading in his corks to work for DEBCO. He became known for his incredible work ethic and dedication for any job or project he was involved in with DEBCO. In his time with DEBCO he was known as "Uncle Eddie."
Eddie will forever be remembered as an extremely hard worker. In his spare time Ed enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking and sharing laughs with good friends in the Pierce/ Weippe area.
He is survived by his wife Robin Allen of Cantwell, AK; three children, Marcie Teed of Bonney Lake, WA, Meagan McNinch of Vancouver, WA, and Sam Allen of Waitsburg, WA; five grandchildren, Riley Teed, Keiana Teed, Silas McNinch, Grace McNinch and Sara McNinch; Father Bob and Jeanette Allen of Lewiston; two brothers, Terry Griner of Troy, MT, Roger Allen of Weippe; two sisters, Barbara of Butte, MT and Becky Brotnov of Syringa; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother Lois Allen.
Cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial service in Kooskia at Trenary's Funeral home June 12 at
Following the service there will be a potluck dinner for all to attend at the Stites Auction Barn. The family invites you all to come and share fond memories of Eddie.
Ethel Westfall, 95, Orofino
Services for Ethel Westfall will be held Saturday, June 12 at
St. Theresa’s Catholic Church,
Ethel, a longtime
Orofino resident, died of natural causes at age 95 on
She was married to
Charles “Art” Westfall, who preceded her in death in November of
1971. They owned the Phillips 66 gas station from 1954-71. It was
first located on the corner of
Ethel is survived by her children, Dorene and Harry Walrath of Fairbanks, AK, Cecilia Reese of Yelm, WA, Wilma Westfall of Orofino, and Gary and Pam Westfall of Lewiston; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.
Robert “Bob” H. Rears, 71, Clarkston
Robert H. Rears, 71, of Clarkston died on
They moved to the Rears Ranch in
Rears went to
The young Rears family moved to Pierce in 1969. He graduated from Lewis-Clark State College in 1972.
Rears was a school teacher, coach, sheriff deputy for the
Clearwater County Sheriff’s Department and an expert in
Rears and his wife moved to Taholah, WA in 1990 to teach and from 1992-2000 Rears was a teacher for the Lewiston School District at the Juvenile Detention Center, Sacajawea Junior High and North Idaho Children’s Home while living in Anatone, WA.
He was an avid outdoorsman, climbing the highest peaks in
Rears was active in the Lions Club,
He is survived by his wife Alice, two brothers, Chester D. (and Faye) Rears of Arizona, Richard Garrison (and Celia) of Spokane, his twin sons Christopher Jay (and Ann) Rears of Portland and Johnothan Ray (and Mary) Rears of Clarkston, his daughter Robin L. Stewart (and Bruce Weigers) of Boise and twin daughters, Dana M. Stedman-Chandler (and Brian) of Clarkston and Kari J. (and Kelly J.) Lineberry of Kamiah, 11 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by sister, Jewel Sunberg and brother, Gordon Garrison.
A memorial service has been scheduled at the
Cynthia Lanpher, 48, Lapwai
Cynthia Isbell Lanpher passed away unexpectedly at her home
Donna Fitzpatrick, 64, Pierce
Fitzpatrick, Pierce, died
Cremation is to take place. A memorial service will be held at Pine Hills Funeral Chapel Saturday, June 19 at .
Pine Hills Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in care of arrangements.
Joseph Ward, 69, Orofino
Orofino, died at his home
Judy Gardner celebration of life July 10
A celebration of
life for the late Judy Gardner, originally scheduled for July 17,
has been changed to Saturday, July 10. It will be held at
The event is planned as a potluck dinner, and Floyd Enyeart will perform services. The family encourages everyone who attends to bring pictures and stories to share.