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Ramah Archer

Oct. 23, 1925 - Dec. 19, 2023

Ramah Archer, longtime Garfield resident, passed away December 19, 2023, in Spokane. She was 98. Ramah was born October 23, 1925, in Browning, Miss., to Lee and Agnes Stanford Brantner. She moved with her family to Palouse, Washington, when she was a young girl.

Ramah married Don Archer and they made their home in Garfield their entire lives and raised their family of three children there.

A graveside service for Ramah will be Saturday, July 13 at 12:30 p.m., in the Garfield Cemetery followed by a small reception at the Garfield Christian Church. Ramah will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband Don and her son Danny.

She is survived by daughters Donna (Rick) Day and Suzanne (Mike) Casey as well as grandchildren and great-grandchildren; all of whom she was so proud. A full obituary is available at


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