September 17, 2020
Arthur Fournier, a fixture in the St. John community, passed away September 11, 2020, at the Whitman Health & Rehab Center in Colfax at the age of 87. A graveside service will be Thursday, September 17th, at 10 a.m. in the St. John Cemetery.
Arthur was born October 3, 1932, in Thornton, Washington, to Theodore and Rachel Stilson Fournier. His mother passed away when he was a small baby and he was raised by his step-mother, Anna. Eventually the Fournier’s sold the family farm near Thornton and moved to the Spokane Valley.
Here Arthur helped with maintenance and chores at their apartmen...