Alumni of IHM Academy, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, class of 1950

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class secretary 12. Born 11 Jan 1932 to William J and Edith (HAEVERNICK) CROWLEY. Sister of Norma'39, Jack'42, Margaret'46, and Catherine'53 CROWLEY. Cousin of Mary Beth'60 CROWLEY, and aunt of Bill'61, Linda'67 and Robert'69 BLESSING. Died 20 Oct 1953; buried St Thomas Cemetery.

FRICKEL Mary Margaret

Born 25 Feb 1932 in St Louis MO to Carl & Katie Sue (MERRITT) FRICKEL. Lived in chicago in 1940. Died 1993 in Dalton Gardens.


class vice-president 12. Born 7 Aug 1932 to William Troy and Margaret Anne (BOGUE) HOFFMAN. The family lived in Sheridan WY (1920, 1930, 1932). Wm T was born c1893 in Missouri, died 29 Aug 1982. Margaret A, born c 1898 in Nebraska, died 16 Sep 1968. Both are buried with daughter Violet Rose (age 20) in St Thomas Cemetery.

LeBLANC Barbara Alleen

Appears in Nov 1948 Laurel as feature editor, and Sophomore year (1947-48) le Coeur. Attended NIJC in 1950-51, (p 16) as did most of this class.
Barbara Alleen LeBLANC, born 16 Sep 1929 Sheridan WY to Leon J & Francie N (ENNIS) LeBLANC. Lived Decker, Big Horn MT (1930), Wyoming (1934), Anchorage (1939). Married Marvin WALKER 14 Feb 1951. (Marvin was previously married to Edith Marie CALDWELL in Vernal UT.) Barbara died 6 Jun 2005 in Wasilla AK.
OBITUARY: Barbara A Walker, 75, died peacefully 6 June 2005, at home in Wasilla with family by her side after a long decline brought on by Alzheimer's disease. She was born 16 Sept 1929 in Sheridan WY, to Leon and Francie LeBlanc. During her life, she made Colorado, Alaska, Oregon, Washington and Utah home. She married Marvin Walker on 14 Feb 1951. She mothered his daughter, JoAnn (Walker) Slade, and was a proud grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of 27. She had lived in Alaska since the late 1990s.
Barbara completed nurse's training and worked in the health care field for more than 30 years. In addition to her work in hospitals and doctors' offices, Barbara voluntarily provided care to elderly neighbors and helped families with small children. Her kindness and constant smile brought joy and comfort to many. History was one of Barbara's interests, and she was a historian for St. Patrick's Church in Woodland WA, and for her family. She was an accomplished seamstress, frequent traveler, avid reader and a published poet. However, the thing most people will remember is her wit and wonderful laugh.
Her husband, stepdaughter and infant son, Brent Walker, preceded her in death. She is survived by her sisters, Cherie LeBlanc-Shue of Wasilla, Mycki Fulda-Cheek of Washington and Greta Lee of Oregon; brothers, R G and Leon LeBlanc of Washington and R E LeBlanc of Colorado, and their families; and grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Burial was June 10 beside her husband in Vernal, Utah. Donations may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, or Hospice of Mat-Su. Arrangements are with Valley Funeral Home and Crematory. —Anchorage Daily News - Sunday, 26 June 2005

McLAUGHLIN Bernadean F

Born 15 Oct 1932 (twin of Herbert '52) to William and Ruth G (THOMPSON) McLAUGHLIN. Baptized At Bonners Ferry 22 Jan 1934/9. Lived 817 N 2nd St (1946, 1952). Married at St Thomas 30 Jun 1956 to James R BARRETT, son of George L & Ethel A (MORAN) BARRETT.

MILLER Patricia Ann

class president 12; Born 12 Jan 1932 near Mica to Joseph & Harriett (LEE) MILLER. Lived 1201 Montana (1946). Sister of Mary Ellen'45, Kathryn'46, Frances'48 MILLER. Cousin of Kenneth'49 FITCH. Married 3 June 1950 at St Rita's, Kellogg, to Matt Evald WUOLLE, (1909-1999). Lived Cataldo. Patsy died 9 Feb 2016 at Cd'A. See More family information.

NIELSEN Helenmarie

Born 1 May 1933 to George Hans & Esther (STREETER '28) NIELSEN. Lived 1003 Pennsylvania (1946). Sister of Esther Marlene'53, George'54, John'56, Richard'58 & Margaret'60 NIELSEN. Niece of Lillian'32, Rose'34, Irvin'37, Delico'38 & Irene'40 STREETER. Also see More STREETER family information.
George Hans NIELSEN was b 17 Mar 1909 in Missoula MT, to Hans Christian NELSEN (b 1870, Denmark) and Maren JENSEN, (b 1874 Denmark).
In 1910, the family lived in Spokane, and comprised: Hans C NELSEN, 39 Denmark, railroad laborer, immig 1889; Mary, 35 Denmark, married 9 years, 3 births, immig 1900; Andrew L, 6 MT; Richard M, 4 MT; Hans G, 13 months MT. --21 Apr 1910 Spokane ward 2, ED171 p12B
In 1920, the family lived in Careywood ID, and comprised: Hans C NIELSEN, 49 Denmark, farmer, immig 1889; Mary, 46 Denmark; Andrew L, 16 MT; Richard M, 14 MT; George H, 10 MT. --12 Jan 1920 Bonner Co ID, ED23 p4B. It appears that Hans C died 8 Dec 1920 at Sandpoint.
In 1930, George and Richard are rooming in Kellogg; George worked as a bookkeeper in a contractor's office; Richard was a garage mechanic. --17 Apr 1930 Kellogg, ED11 p21A [153].
Helen married at St Thomas on 12 July 1952 to Bob HEDBERG, son of John L and Lucille M HEDBERG.

RASSLEY Mary Frances

Born 30 Dec 1932 to George and Katherine (COPE '22) RASSLEY. Lived 816 Pennsylvania (1946). Sister of Rev George RASSLEY, CSsR, and Thomas'48 RASSLEY. email Sr Mary RASSLEY, IHM, Visitation Community, 2108 Adams Av, Scranton 18509. More family information. The Spokesman had a news article about her involvement in Catholic Education in Cd'A: Close to Home: For Sister Mary, Coeur d'Alene's where the heart is on 28 May 1995.


class treasurer 12. Born 16 Dec 1932 to Walter W and Catherine (SAYER) STILLINGER. Lived 1222 N 10th (1938), 1220 N 10th (1941), 1001 Walnut (1946). Aunt of Penny '74 KACZOR. Sister of Phyllis '40, Wendell '42, Larry '44, Ramona (non-grad), Mary '54, and James '58 STILLINGER.
Joan Married at St Thomas on 10 June 1951 to Everett WAGNER of Ritzville WA, son of Alvin & Lydia (THAUT) WAGNER. Lives Spokane (2011). See additional family information.

TIEKEN (Claude) Raymond

Born 21 Feb 1931 to Theodore Arthur & Catherine S TIEKEN. Lived 1221 3rd St (1936, 1946). Brother of Tim '63 TIEKEN. Ted married 1953 to Daisy Ann PEEK. Teddied 17 Oct 1960 in Spokane, and is buried in Forest cemetery, Cd'A. Ted's parents were William & Alice (JONES) TIEKEN.


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