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David “Dave” Lee Frampton

March 10, 1950 ~ November 10, 2019 (age 69)

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David “Dave” Lee Frampton, 69

David “Dave” Lee Frampton, 69, of Kellogg, Idaho, passed away November 10, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society-Spokane Valley of Spokane Valley, Washington.  He was born March 10, 1950 in Garibaldi, Oregon; Dave was the son of Marion and Leta Frampton.

Dave served in the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam war.

Dave attended the North Idaho College studying law enforcement.  He married Ruth McCauley on August 19, 1983 at the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.

Dave moved to the Silver Valley in 1984 from Coeur d’ Alene.

In 1984 – 1999, Dave served as a police officer for the City of Kellogg; he had also worked for the Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office.  After retiring from law enforcement, Dave worked for Dave Smith Motors for four plus years delivering cars.

Dave was a member and past exalted ruler of the Kellogg Elks B.P.O.E. #1841 and a member of the V.F.W.

Dave loved trains and collected model trains; he also enjoyed watching T.V. and his cats.

Dave is survived by his wife Ruth “Ruthie” Frampton of the family home of Kellogg; three brothers Kenneth Frampton of Rockaway Beach, Oregon, Roger Frampton of Ilwaco, Washington and Bruce Frampton of Puyallup, Washington; three sisters Janice Baumgartner of Dallas, Oregon, Lois Schultz also of Dallas and Carol Hinds of Forks, Washington; he is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  Dave was preceded in death by his parents, and nine brothers.

Memorial Services and a Celebration of Dave’s Life will be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at the Kellogg Funeral Chapel of Kellogg with Kellogg Elks Officers officiating.  A reception/luncheon will be held at the Kellogg Elks following services.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to the Kellogg Elks, P.O. Box 608 Kellogg, Idaho 83837.

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Celebration of Life
November 19, 2019

2:00 PM
Kellogg Funeral Chapel of Kellogg

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