Ida Nokes (12/18/1937 - 05/07/2011)

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NOKES, Ida
(Age 73)

Passed away on May 7, 2011 after more than a year long battle with cancer. She was born in Jordan, Montana on December 18, 1937. She graduated from high school in Oroville, Washington. Ida and her loving husband Gene spent most of their years together on a farm in Deer Park where she enjoyed riding horses, gardening, fishing, quilting, cooking and being with her family. Gene and Ida also served as foster parents for numerous children in need of a safe and loving home. Ida retired from the Deer Park School District in 2000. She is survived by sisters, Mary Baker (Al) of California and Maude Goin of Kansas; by her children Edie Montes (Adam) of Wenatchee, Sandi Stein of Deer Park, Nona Kemper (Wes) of Deer Park, Cheryl Wolfe (Edward) of Spokane, Lisa Lordan (Patrick) of Spokane, & David Nokes (Denise) of Spokane; by grandchildren Rilee, Kaidyn, Chris, Marie, Katherine, Patrick, JR, Rocky, Trina, Thomas, Ryan, Jason, Jolene, Celeste and Adele; and by numerous great grandchildren. Ida was preceded in death by her parents, Edith and Marvin Goin, brothers, Michael Petchekovich and Gerald Goin, and her sister, Alice Wright. An open house to celebrate her life will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2011 from 2:00 -" 4:00 p.m. at the Deer Park Civic Center, 315 W. Crawford, Deer Park WA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the . The family expresses its immense gratitude to Northside Oncology (Dr. Chaudhry and staff) and the dedicated staff at Holy Family Hospital.

Published in Spokesman-Review from May 15 to May 16, 2011
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