Orlen Howard “Poke” Luiten

Orlen Howard “Poke” Luiten

Birth
Rathdrum, Kootenai County, Idaho, USA
Death 15 May 2017 (aged 95)
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Burial Davenport, Lincoln County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 179422947 · View Source
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Orlen H. (Poke) LUITEN (1924 - 2017)

LUITEN, Orlen H. (Poke) Passed away May 15, 2017 in Spokane, WA, his home Davenport, WA. He is survived by five children Becky (Duane) VanDinter, David (Lori) Wright, Debby (Steve) Spuler, Martha Tate and Tim (Kim) Luiten along with 18 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren; one brother Robert (Phyllis) Luiten and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his wife Marjorie in 1999; five brothers Orval, Arnold, Ray, Harvey and Elroy; and four sisters Marlus Luiten, Florence Walker, Verna Beieler, and Lillian Jablonski.

He was a 1940 graduate of Davenport High School and WWII Navy Veteran. He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, Davenport Lions Club, Davenport School Board, Boy Scouts and Davenport Little League. He was a mechanic for Hernas Chevrolet, and later a rural mail carrier.

Celebration of Life Memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Zion Lutheran Church, Davenport, WA with Pastor Stacey Friedlein, officiating. Memorials may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church, Davenport, WA. Please sign the online guestbook at www.stratefuneralhome.com. STRATE FUNERAL HOME, DAVENPORT, WA is caring for the Luiten family.

Published in Spokesman-Review on May 17, 2017



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  • Created by: Penny Lee
  • Added: 17 May 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 179422947
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Orlen Howard “Poke” Luiten (30 Oct 1921–15 May 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 179422947, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, Lincoln County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Penny Lee (contributor 46805564) .