Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Frederick D. Sullivan, 85

GRANGEVILLE: Frederick D. Sullivan, 85 of Grangeville passed away Wednesday, June 22 at Deaconess Medical Center in Spokane.

Frederick was born June 30, 1919 at Montague, Massachusetts, a son of Frederick and Lillian Cromack Sullivan. He attended schools in Turner Falls, Massachusetts and graduated from high school in 1936. He graduated from Tufts University in Boston before enlisting in the US Navy during World War II. He was a lieutenant and was involved in the Normandy Invasion and served in the South Pacific. After serving 4 years he was honorably discharged. He then entered dental school at Tufts University. Following his graduation from dental school the university hired him as a professor and he also was a partner in a private dental practice. He taught until 1981 when he retired. He then enjoyed traveling throughout the US. He moved to Idaho in 1997. He married his wife Abagail on December 5, 1997 and adopted his daughters, Cheyenne and Jessica in 1998.
He was very proud of his girls and dearly loved his wife.

He enjoyed reading, gardening and nice cars with big engines. He was a member of the Massachusetts Dental Society.

He is survived by his wife, Abagail, daughters Cheyenne and Jessica, brothers, Donald Sullivan of Spokane, Gayle Sullivan of Boston, and Dennis Sullivan of Grangeville and a sister Anna Marie Amidon of Mass. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Alan, and three sisters, Lucille, Elaine and Jean.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, June 25, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at the Grangeville Christian Church with Pastor Harold Gott officiating. Services are under the direction of the Blackmer Funeral Home, Grangeville.

Friday, June 17, 2005

Ellen E. Mae Cash, 95

Grangeville: Ellen Esther Mae Cash, age 95, a resident of Grangeville, died Friday, June 17, 2005 at Syringa General Hospital where she has been a patient for the past 3 weeks.

Ellen was born on March 27, 1910 at Mission Creek near Culdesac to Edward and Luella Chase Denham. She attended school in Lapwai.

When she was 12 the family moved to Grangeville after the death of her father. In 1927 she and Walter Schenck were married. They moved to Orofino. While in Orofino, their two daughters Betty and Ruth were born. Mr. Schenck was killed in a road grader accident and she and her daughters moved back to Grangeville in 1929.

She and Keith Cash were married at Grangeville on February 7, 1931. To this marriage was born one daughter, Mary Ellen. They lived in Grangeville until 1940 when they purchased a ranch southwest of town where they did some farming and raised cattle. Mr. Cash died in 1989 and Ellen continued to live on the ranch until last fall when she moved to town to live with her daughter Mary.

She enjoyed her flower gardens and baking bread for her friends. The last few years she looked forward to her trip to town everyday in her blue and white Waggoner with her dog Sadie at her side. She never forgot any of her families and friends birthdays and Christmas.

She is survived by her three daughters; Ruth Moody and Mary Thompson of Grangeville and Betty Gunter of Clearwater, Idaho. Two sisters; Mary Jane McPherson of Farmington, New Mexico and Alice Niles of Perkins, Oklahoma. Ten grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 13 great great grandchildren. Seven brothers and two sisters preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 22, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. at the Blackmer Funeral Home with Rev. Allen Lusby of the Mt. Shadows Baptist Church. Visitation hours will be from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Prairie View Cemetery. A potluck dinner will follow at the Senior Center in Grangeville.

Thursday, June 02, 2005

Eddie A. Mattox, 74

Funeral Services for Eddie A. Mattox will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. at the Blackmer Funeral Home in Grangeville. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9 at the funeral home.