Susan Ann (Coombs) Els
Last updated 5/13/2021 at 8:45am
Susan Ann (Coombs) Els, 79, passed away at Lincoln Hospital in Davenport on Fri. May 7, 2021. She was born in Spokane on Nov. 23, 1941, the daughter of Donald and Evelyn (Talkington) Coombs.
She graduated from Harrington High School in 1960, where she was active in band, the school newspaper, and tennis. She attended Washington State University, graduating in 1964.
On June 20, 1964, she married James H. “Jim” Els, also of Harrington, at the Harrington Community Church. They soon moved to Richland, where Jim worked as a pharmacist. In 1967, they moved to Spokane where they bought a...