Belva Jean Feider, a former Pomeroy and Clarkston resident, died Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Spokane, where she had lived since 2010. She was 88.
Belva was born Sept. 9, 1924, to Carl and Buleah Hedeen Clausen in Burke, South Dakota. She lived in Clarkston until age 16, then moved to Pomeroy, where she graduated high school. She worked from graduation until she married Ted Feider April 19, 1952, in Pomeroy.
Belva was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Holy Rosary Altar Society and Choir, Philomathean Club, Pomeroy Museum and Golden Girls Choir.
She is survived by her brother, Everett Clausen of Portland, Ore.; sister Donna Miller of Minnesota; brother Clinton Clausen of New York; sister Mary Ann McMahan of Wyoming; son Mike Feider of Clarkston; daughter Lois Ells of Spokane; and son Allen and wife Lana Feider of Spokane; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted Feider; and brothers Richard Clausen, Melvin Clausen, Carl J. Clausen and Delber Clausen.
A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Pomeroy. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
The family suggests memorial donations be made to Holy Rosary Catholic Church or the Pomeroy Museum.
Please sign the online guest book at www.merchantfuneralhome.com.