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1947 Francis W CROWDER

class president. Born 9 Jul 1929 to Forrest W and Ellen Marie (RIFFLE) CROWDER. Died 8 Aug 2002. Married (2nd) Mary Jo BUTLER '48. See obituary below.

1949 Patricia CROWDER MARIER


1960 Timothy CROWDER


raw notes: PAGE UNDER DEVELOPMENT! 24 Nov 2007 D B COOPER 36th anniversary

1953 Twila
2 marriages, parents,
SSDI: TWILA A RANDALL 13 Nov 1935 24 Nov 2003 (V) 83815 (Coeur D Alene, Kootenai, ID) (none specified) 518-34-7439 Idaho
FORREST W CROWDER 12 May 1905 26 Mar 1993 83814 (Coeur D Alene, Kootenai, ID) (none specified) 518-01-0581 Idaho
ELLEN CROWDER 26 Jul 1907 Mar 1987 83814 (Coeur D Alene, Kootenai, ID) (none specified) 568-34-1959 California
Forest m Ellen Marie RIFFLE 14 May 1925 at Sandpoint. on 14 May 1925 at Sandpoint.

1910 census: Earnest RIFLE, wife Jenny, kids Ruby 5, Earl 3 and "Hazel", age 20 months, farming in Rifle twp, Hettinger Co ND, next door to Charles and Poly RIFLE, 70 PA&NY appear to be his parents.
prev page has Edson RIFLE, 43 NY confusing if related (says par b GER; p 2 folks say "UNK")

1920 census: Charles & Polly RIFFLE, 80, are in Humbird, Bonner, ID
BUT.... in Sandpoint . . .
Ellen M, 12 ND, is dau of William (NY) and Julia (CAN)
and sister of Hugh RIFFLE, b WI, who is father of 3 priests: David, Don and Doug RIFFLE, Dioc Boi.

William E Riffle  	50 NY USA USA
Julia  (PARKER) Riffle 	40 CAN IRL IRL
Hugh Riffle 	18 WI
Ralph Riffle 	17 WI
Charles Riffle 	15 WI
Joseph John Riffle 	5 ND
Ellen M Riffle 	12 ND
Barbara E Riffle 	8 ND
1870: William RIFFLE, 6 NY, son of William 1838 GER and Mary 1840 NY; brother Anthony, sister Mary;
is "Anthony" possibly "Edson" in 1910? same b/d Apr 1867 (per 1900 Lena, Oconto WI)... no Anthony found in 1900.

1880:William RIFFLE, 17 NY, farm laborer, in IA http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/census/household_record.asp?HOUSEHOLD_CODE=1880US_7892284

1905: Spruce, Oconto, WI http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#surname=riffle;year=1905;searchType=standard;placeId=1464923;p=recordResults;eventPlace=Spruce%2C%20Oconto%2C%20Wisconsin%2C%20United%20States;toYear=1910;givenName=william
living and farming between 2 of Julia's older brothers (Patrick 35, Hugh 33 PARKER), with sons Hugh, Ralph & Charles.

Still there in 1910, with dau "Lellie May" 2 ND, and son Thomas, 12, plus 3 above. 6 births, 5 living.

1930 census note index mispelling
Bill & Julia RIFFLE, 60's at 1002 Pine St
Forrest, Ellen ND, Francis 2 pages later, but at 920 Pine St

CROWDER, Ellen M. 1907 1987 s/s Forrest W. Crowder
CROWDER, Forrest W. 1905 1993 s/s Ellen M. Crowder
St Thomas cemetery

1917 draft WW1: Riffle, Charles Ernest b 22 Jul 1876, W, Bonner ID
1909 Dickinson ND GLO GLO§18 and GLO §20.
appears to be same C E RIFFLE, b NY wife=Jeanette WHITE, m 1904 Dickinson ND, son Clarence . . . WorldConnect.

Forest s/o Henry Sheridan & Dora (COOK); 4 chn b IA
1920 Bonner Co ID HQuest
1910 were in IA Calhoun Co HQuest

RIFFLE Wm in 1910 Stevens Co WA census, ae 35, b WI, single, woods laborer; partner of Joseph McGOVERN, 36 MI, renter, woods laborer.
1900 ND farmer Henry b Apr 1865 IL CAN CAN ; Dora Aug 1865 IA OH OH ; Nellie b Dec 1898
Henry s/o Wm Gordon & Elizabeth (OTTO) CROWDER, b c 1841 ON 1880 census transcript
WC Henry WorldConnect
1949 Patricia
1960 Tim
1947 Francis dec
SSDI: FRANCIS W CROWDER 09 Jul 1929 08 Aug 2002 (V) 83814 (Coeur D Alene, Kootenai, ID ) (none specified) 518-24-2352 Idaho

Julia (PARKER)RIFFLE b CAN, d bef 1949 WorldConnect

Hugh m 1929 marriage to Madeline WOELFEL; poss parents Frs Doug, Don

Ralph m 1926 marriage to Emma MOZER; rel unk

Ruby, rel unk, m 1923 marriage to James HARRISON.


Name of Deceased: RIFFLE, WILLIAM 4 Mar 1942 at Sandpoint. Year: 1942 Certificate Number: 128277 County of Death: Bonner City: SANDPOINT Date of Death: 03/04/1942 Date of Birth: 07/18/1867

unknown 1918-1950 RIFFLE 16 Oct 1950 ID: 164668 Name of Deceased: RIFFLE, Year: 1950 Certificate Number: 003671 County of Death: Bonner City: COLBURN Date of Death: 10/16/1950 Date of Birth: 08/03/1918

unknown poss fa Bill:Charles, 1839-1921

unknown poss bro Bill: Geo Edson 1865-1943

Twila '53 RANDALL, 1935 ~ 2003

Memorial Mass will be 1:00 pm Monday at St Thomas Catholic Church, 919 Indiana Ave, Coeur d'Alene, to where memorial donations may be sent. Inurnment will be at St Thomas Cemetery, Coeur d'Alene. Reception will follow the services at St Thomas Center.
Twila A RANDALL, 68, Coeur d'Alene, died Monday, Nov 24, 2003, at Kootenai Medical Center. She was born Nov 13, 1935, to Ellen (RIFFLE) and Forrest CROWDER in Sandpoint, Twila moved to Coeur d'Alene with her family at an early age. She was a graduate of Immaculate Heart of Mary Academy in Coeur d'Alene.
On May 1, 1992, Twila married Robert "Bob" RANDALL at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Coeur d'Alene. After getting married, they moved to Spokane and several other areas in the Northwest. They returned to Coeur d'Alene in the 1990s.
Twila was an office manager for a dental office. She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church in Coeur d'Alene and enjoyed woodworking.
Twila is survived by her nusband, Bob RANDALL at home; daughter Ellen SILLS, Monroe, Wash.; sister Patricia MARIER, Spokane; brother Timothy CROWDER, Los Angeles; grandchildren Bryce, Evan and Krista SILLS.
Loved ones who have preceded Twila in death include her first husband Robert S TAYLOR, brother Francis CROWDER and her parents.
from Cd'A Press. | Posted: 29 Nov 2003

Francis '47 CROWDER, 1929 ~ 2002

Coeur d'Alene
Memorial service for Francis W "Frank" CROWDER, 73, will be held at a later date. English Funeral Chapel in Coeur d'Alene is in charge of arrangements.
Mr CROWDER, who was born in Sandpoint, died Thursday.
He grew up in Coeur d'Alene and in 1947 graduated from Immaculate Heart of Mary High School. He married Mary Jo BUTLER in 1968.
Mr CROWDER worked for Waste Management until retiring in the early 1990s.
Survivors include his wife; eight children, Sandy BERGMAN, Linda HOMBEL and Cheri MULLENIX, all of Spokane, Tom MARTIN of Springfield, Ore., Judy FUSON and Glenn MARTIN, both of Post Falls, Dan MARTIN of Seattle, and Greg MARTIN of Coeur d'Alene; a brother, Tim '60 CROWDER of Whittier, Calif.; two sisters, Pat '49 MARIER of Spokane and Twila '53 RANDALL of Coeur d'Alene; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Spokesman-Review obituary

Robert L "Bob" RANDALL, 1928 ~ 2009

Bob Randall was the second husband of Twila '53 CROWDER, who died in 2003. (Age 81) Resident of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, age 81. Bob died July 3, 2009 in Post Falls, Idaho. He was born March 14, 1928 in Helena, Montana to Weaver and Thelma Mae RANDALL. Bob served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After returning from the military, he lived in Davenport, Washington until 1993 when he moved to Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. While in Davenport, he was employed for many years with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and Lincoln County in Davenport. He was a member of the American Legion, National Rifle Associaton, North American Hunting Club, and Shriners. Bob enjoyed woodworking, rock hounding and gardening.
He is survived by Step-daughter; Ellen SILLS of Everett, WA and her children; Bryce, Evan and Krista, Sisters in law; Mary Jo '48 CROWDER of Coeur d'Alene, Patricia '49 MARIER and Evelyn SURPRISE both of Spokane, WA, Brother and Sister in law: Tim '60 and Eileen CROWDER of Lake Elsinore, CA, numerous Nieces and Nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his first wife; Dorothy (EVERS) RANDALL in 1992, his second wife; Twila ('53 CROWDER) TAYLOR RANDALL in 2003, son; James in 1965 and two siblings; Bill in 1997 and Lorraine in 1968.
Memorial Mass will be Saturday (July 11th) at 1:00 pm at St. Pius Catholic Church. Family suggests memorials to the Shriners Hospital for Children, P.O. Box 2472, Spokane, WA 99210-2472 or the Holy Family Catholic School, 3005 W. Kathleen Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815. ENGLISH FUNERAL CHAPEL, Coeur d'Alene in charge of services. --Spokesman-Review, Published on 7/9/2009
updated 20 Feb 2014