YUMA, Ariz. -- Louise Willman Trail, 86, a longtime Moscow resident, died here Monday of causes related to age.

She was born Oct. 25, 1911, in Fairfield, Wash., to Grace A. and Southwell Willman. She graduated from Fairfield High School in 1929 and attended Washington State College in Pullman as an English major.

She moved to Moscow and worked for Moscow Idaho Seed Company.

She married Floyd W. Trail Sept. 23, 1934.

She was deaconess in the First Presbyterian Church, taught Sunday school, was a 4-H club leader, a Camp Fire Helper and foster mother to six children.

She was the first secretary-treasurer of the Latah County Mental Health Association, treasurer of the Latah County Humane Society, worked as a gray lady at the Latah Care Center and served as treasurer of the Foothills Branch of the Yuma County Friends of the Library in Arizona.

Her hobbies included herb growing, bread and soap making, knitting, crocheting, reading, walking, biking and keyboard playing.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Thomas F. Trail and David M. Trail, both of Moscow; two daughters, Marilyn L. Trail of Spokane and Susan J. Trail of Ellensburg; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Miller.

The family suggests memorials may be made to the Humane Society, 2019 White Ave., Moscow 84843 or the Latah County Historical Society, 327 East Second St., Moscow 83843.

A memorial service will be held in Yuma today at 1 p.m. at the Sunset Vista Funeral Home. A service will be held later in Moscow.

 

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