Richard Vehrs

Richard Vehrs

Birth
Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Death 9 Jan 1960 (aged 42)
Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Burial Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 41281818 · View Source
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Wife Frances Dean

Ritzville Journal-Times, Thursday, January 14, 1960


Last Rites Friday for Richard Vehrs at Danekas Chapel
Funeral services for Richard Vehrs, prominent Adams county farmer who had lived all his life in the Ritzville community, will be held Friday, Jan. 15, at the Danekas Funeral Chapel at 2 p.m.
Vehrs died Saturday at the farm home four miles south of Ritzville. He was 42.
The Rev. R. W. Rieger will officiate at the service. Interment will be in the Ritzville Memorial cemetery.
Vehrs was born May 8, 1917, in Ritzville, and had farmed here all his life.
He was a member of the C. J. Newland Memorial American Legion Post in Ritzville and the Moose Lodge.
Surviving are his wife, Francis, at the home; his mother, Mrs. Mary S. Vehrs of Spokane; six sisters, Mrs. Alice Olson of Spokane, Mrs. Rosa Russell, Mrs. Virginia Gies and Mrs. Mamie Jacobs of Opportunity, and Mrs. Joan Geschke of Ritzville; and one step-daughter, Mrs. Mamie Iris of Ashville,N.C.

Thank you Sue Gardner for this transcription.


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  • Added: 28 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41281818
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Vehrs (8 May 1917–9 Jan 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41281818, citing Ritzville Memorial Cemetery, Ritzville, Adams County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Scott Bolliger (contributor 49600767) .