March 12, 2005
FACULTY (1946-1977) Harold L. Colwell (88)
Spokesman Review, WA Mar 15, 2005
St. Maries - Graveside service for Harold L. Colwell, 88, will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery in St. Maries. Hodge Funeral Home in St. Maries is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Colwell, who was born in Fruitland, Idaho, died Saturday.
He moved to Kuna, Idaho, with his family in 1928, and they spent their summers in McCall, Idaho. They moved to Oakland, Calif., and he graduated from Castlemont High School there. Mr. Colwell graduated from the University of California in Berkeley in 1938 and began teaching school in Yuba City, Calif.
He married Cora Kelley in 1941. During World War II Mr. Colwell served as a German linguist and radioman with the Army's 13th Armored "Black Cat" Division, 498th Armored Field Artillery Battalion. After his military service he taught high school math, German and Spanish for 32 years and also was a high school tennis coach and coached golf at the Pebble Beach Golf Course.
He had received the Valley Forge Freedoms Foundation Medal. Mr. Colwell enjoyed traveling and took many trips around the nation, Canada and Mexico, Europe, Africa, Asia and Russia.
Survivors include his wife, Cora; two daughters, Sylvia Rogers of St. Maries and Virginia Eckerman of Bothell, Wash.; two brothers, Bob Colwell of Walnut Creek, Calif., and Delbert Colwell of Boise; a sister, Arlene Tallman of Turlock, Calif.; four grandsons and one great-granddaughter.
COLWELL, Harold L; 88; St Maries ID; Spokesman-Review (WA); 2005-3-15; cahal
Knockout II, Pacific Grove, CA Nov. 2005
March 2005 Harold L Colwell . . . . . . . . . . . Faculty St. Maries ID
Harold L. Colwell, 88, former teacher at PGHS, died March 12, 2005, in St. Maries, Idaho. In 1938 he graduated from UC Berkeley. He was vice principal 1953-1961 and taught math, German and Spanish 1946-1977. He had received the Valley Forge Freedoms Foundation Medal. Survivors include his wife Cora; two daughters, Sylvia Colwell Rogers ’67 of St. Maries and Virginia Colwell Eckerman ’62 of Bothell, WA; two brothers, Bob Colwell of Walnut Creek, and Delbert Colwell of Boise, ID; and a sister, Arlene Tallman of Turlock.
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