Dorothy Youmans, 95, of Coeur d’ Alene died Monday October 13, 1997 at home.
She was born July 5, 1902 in Medical Lake, WA to Paul and Elizabeth (Brawley) Hyde. The family moved to Half Round Bay and later to Carlin Bay (Lake Coeur d’ Alene)where she was raised. She moved to Coeur d’ Alene to attend business school, then worked at a hardware store where she met her husband. They were married in 1921 in Coeur d’ Alene. For several years during the summers in the 1940s she cooked for the state forestry fire crews in LaGrand, OR.
A homemaker, she enjoyed needle work, seweing and gardening.
She was a member of the Coeur d’ Alene Eagles Auxiliary.
Survivors include son, William Freeman Youmans, Coeur d’ Alene; sisters, “Pat” Dixon, Ontario, OR and Marie Coulson, Columbia Falls, MT; grandchildren, Thomas Youmans and Dorothy Shaw, four great grandchildren and one great great grandchild
She was preceded in death by her husband May 4, 1971, son Kenneth in 1979, sisters Helen King and Frances Fudge and brother Sheldon Hyde.
Visitation is 2 – 5 pm Friday at English Funeral Chapel, Coeur d’ Alene. Graveside service will be 1 pm Saturday at Forest Cemetery.
The Coeur d’ Alene Press Wednesday October 15, 1997 Page A2 Column 2