Frederick Eugene Guthrie (12/04/1923 - 12/31/2010)

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GUTHRIE, Frederick
Eugene
(Age 87)

Passed away December 31, 2010 in Spokane, WA.
He was born in a log cabin in Copeland, Idaho on December 4, 1923 to Chauncey and Josephine Guthrie. He was the fourth child out of a family that eventually included two daughters and five sons. Fred was a retired electrician and was a veteran of WWII. His military service was performed primarily in the European theatre and included the invasion at Normandy Beach, the Battle of the Bulge and Buchenwald (always remember). Fred will be remembered for his outgoing friendly nature and his talent as a country-western musician. His pride and joy was his family. Fred was happily married for fifty three years to his beloved wife, Annabelle Lesmeister Guthrie (deceased). Fred is survived by his children Russ (Patti Butler- Fiancée) Guthrie, Debbie (Greg) Prater, Michael (Jan) Guthrie, Calleen Veh (loving companion), two brothers, four grandchildren and one great grandchild. His memorial service will be held in Bonners Ferry, ID on February 5, 2011 at 12:00 noon at the Kootenai River Inn. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Published in Spokesman-Review from Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, 2011
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