CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
JUNE 17, 2010
Obituaries for June 17, 2010
Cecil L. Aldrich, 81, Orofino
Cecil “Luke” Aldrich, Orofino, was born
Luke grew up in
the small town of
Luke joined the
Air Force in 1950 and was based in
When he was
discharged from the Air Force he entered the
Luke is survived by his wife of 59 years, Jean; his daughter, Darcy Pederson and husband Ray of Grangeville; sons, Alan and wife Donna of Gillette, WY and Luke and wife, Tracie, of La Grande, OR; his wonderful grandchildren are Debbie, Amy, Lisa, Eyler and Katie.
Luke was an avid outdoorsman with an uncanny woods sense. He shared his love of the outdoors with his family and friends. At work and at play, he respected the natural world around him and looked for a way to make things better.
A memorial service
celebrating his life will was held at
Pine Hills Funeral Chapel and Crematory is in care of arrangements.
Doreene Hanning, 88, Orofino
Doreene “Doe” Hanning of Orofino passed away
Doreene was born
She is survived by one brother, Wayne Jolley, and sisters, Velma Fisher and Chris Van Duine. Also her sons, Richard and his wife, Dana Hanning of Everett, WA; Edward and his wife, Lena Hanning of Lenore, and daughter, Carol Jean Hanning of Orofino. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Rodney, Darren, Mark, Mike and Shana Hanning, eight great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Doreene enjoyed her family, going for rides to see the country and playing her organ.
from Scott Paper Co. after 30 years, now known as Kimberly-Clark
Paper Co. She lived in
She was preceded in death by her husband Wallace R. Hanning.
She has touched many lives in her time on earth and will be missed by all that knew her.
arrangements are with Pine Hills Funeral Chapel in Orofino and
Cypress Lawn in
Donna Fitzpatrick, 64, Orofino
Donna Ann Fitzpatrick was born
The family moved
In 1972 Donna and her family moved to Pierce where she later met and married Tim Fitzpatrick in 1987. Tim still resides at their home in Pierce. Donna worked many years at Headquarters Bar & Café, and Clearwater Café. In 1999 she went to work at Pierce Hardware. Donna was a member of the Lions Club. She loved to fish, camp, and working in her yard with her flowers. One of her favorite pastimes was spending time with her family.
Donna is survived
by her husband Tim, sons David Cornett of
Also surviving are brothers Jack (Judy) Haley of Juliaetta, Robert Haley of Pierce, Ed (Shannon) Haley of Athol, and sister Delia Sue (Bob) Leonard of Pierce, grandchildren Devan, Layne and Jared Cornett, Sydney and Jake Childers, Alexis and Dylan Frades, Brooklynn and Mason Childers, step grandchildren Jaden and Krystal Dahl, great grandson Cayden Cornett, and many nieces and nephews that loved their Aunt Donna and she cherished all of them.
She was preceded in death by her parents, T. Roy Haley and Donna Haley, and brother David Gene Haley.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 19 at at Pine Hills Funeral Chapel in Orofino.
After the service,
a covered dish dinner will be held at the
Pine Hills Funeral Chapel & Crematory in charge of arrangements.
Opal M. Hamilton,
Opal Meredith Hobbs Hamilton passed away at the age of 92,
When she was about five years old, the family, who had moved
to Canada shortly before her birth, returned to the U.S., settling
first in Spokane and then in the Fraser area, near Weippe. She
In 1935, she married Cyril Hobbs at
In Weippe, she worked at the H&W Mercantile Store as a clerk
during the 1950s and early 1960s. In 1966, they moved to
She married her second husband, Lawrence Hamilton, in Bonners
Ferry. He passed away in 1987 and in 1989 she moved back to
Opal enjoyed gardening, but most of all loved having her family and friends near. She could always put together a meal for unexpected guests. No one ever left her home hungry. She was a kind and loving person who had a big smile for everyone.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Orel Hutchins, Leslie Hutchins and Lawrence Hutchins; four sisters, Florence Sampson, Zora Ford, Della Bisson and Hazel Hutchins; two stepsons, Donald Hamilton and Larry Hamilton; and a step-daughter-in-law, Minnie Hamilton.
Opal is survived by her brother, Eldon Hutchins of Lewiston; her daughter, Thelma (Term) Nylund of Camas, WA; three sons, Raymond Hobbs and wife Geraldine of Clarkston, WA, Fred Hobbs and Herb Hobbs, both of Lewiston; a step-daughter-in-law, Shirley Hamilton of Bonners Ferry; one sister-in-law, Alice Hutchins of Lewiston; also 11 grandchildren, Bonnie Hunt and Wayne Wilson of Lewiston, Bev Dobrinski and Tina Bowman of Vancouver, WA, Kathy Edwards of Priest Lake, Debra Reida of Battleground, WA, Ed Hobbs of Tualatin, OR, Chris Hobbs of Hercules, CA, Melanie Pichette of Spokane Valley, WA, Amy Bare of Ellensburg, WA, and Mark Hobbs of Liberty Lake, WA; six step-grandchildren, Randy Hamilton of Sandpoint, Sandra Beamer of Careywood, Alan Hamilton and John Hamilton of Bonners Ferry, and Ann and Laura Hamilton; plus numerous great-grandchildren and a few great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at Pine Hills Funeral
Chapel in Orofino, followed by interment at the
For those wishing
to make memorial contributions, the family suggests the
The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of the Liberty House for their care and kindness during the past two-plus years.
Clairel Huddleston, 75, Weippe
Huddleston, Weippe, died
Fern Paananen memorial service
A memorial service
for Fern Erthel Paananen will be held Monday, July 5 at
Afterwards a lunch
will be furnished at the
Leona Crouch memorial service June 25
for Leona Crouch will be held on Friday, June 25 at