The Idaho Post
The Idaho Post
Contributed by Kathleen Peck Probasco

Date: November 30 1915

Newspaper published in: Moscow, Idaho

Source: University of Idaho Library

At an early hour Saturday morning [November 27] Riley Clemans died at Lewiston of heart failure. Mr. Clemans had been wrestling with grip for several days and after a Turkish bath experience was able only to reach the Raymond house, where he expired a few hours later. Mrs. Clemans and daughter Vivian had arrived home from Moscow that same evening and were present when he expired.

Mr. Clemans was well known in Moscow, having been engaged in the real estate business here for several years prior to going to Clarkston.

Mr. Clemans was an active member of the Elks lodge, a director in the Latah County Fair Association and many other organizations, and the funeral was under the auspices of the Elks, Wm. E. Wallace directing the ceremony.


Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Frances Pick, on North Washington, November 27, 1915, a girl.


Mr. D. Spurbeck, aged 80 years, was killed by an auto at Lewiston last Saturday [November 27]. The funeral was held at Genesee Monday.


Miss Ellen Petterson died Monday morning [November 29] at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charley Peterson [sic--spelling of last name]. Funeral services will be held from the Swedish Lutheran church Wednesday morning at 10:00 o'clock. She was born in White Rock, Traverce County, Minn., April 2, 1891, came with her parents to Moscow in October, 1912. She was at her death 24 years, seven months and one day.


Allen Ramstedt, that aged and esteemed citizen on East Seventh, passed over the 80th anniversary last Thursday [November 24]. Mr. Ramstedt has for many years been a deacon in the Swedish Lutheran church and when his birthday came this year the board of deacons, with their wives and Rev. and Mrs. Geo. A. Johnson visited the Ramstedt home to aid in the celebration of the event. Mr. Ramstedt was presented with a handsome gold chain.

Submitted: 11/07/05

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