Rena Rousher

1929 - 2013


Rena Rousher

July 22, 1929 — July 23, 2013

Rena Verna (Jobe) Rousher, born July 22, 1929, in Walla Walla, passed away July 23, 2013, in Spokane.

She moved to northern Idaho, where she had been battling Parkinson’s disease for several years. She raised her family and lived most of her life in Spokane. Rena retired from Spokane Teachers Credit Union. Rena enjoyed baseball, both playing and watching, and had bowled on several leagues in Spokane. She loved working in her yard and flower gardens, but mostly spending time with her family.

Rena is survived by her twin brother, Roy Renick (Sharon) of Lowden; son Grady Cavin (Vicky); daughters Nancy Holman (Mark) and Kellie Allen (James); five grandchildren, Halli Fletcher, Jared and Ross Holman, Jeremy (Rachele) and Adam Allen; two great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, J. Lane Jobe.

Rena had a strong love for her family and will be remembered as one who understood life’s hardships though continued to value life and her independence. No services are planned at this time. A private family remembrance is scheduled. Riplinger Funeral Home and Crematory in Spokane is entrusted with arrangements. Online guest book available at


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