Martha Lawson Slover

Profile Updated: December 11, 2016
Martha Lawson
Residing In Coeur d' Alene, ID USA
Spouse/Partner Steve Slover
Occupation I volunteer at the Union Gospel Mission Center for Women & Children and The Salvation Army Kroc Community Center
Children Four, who live in WA, ID, and TX, and around nine grands
Yes! Attending Reunion
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I worked for Washington Water Power Co in the summer, attended EWSC starting in September of 1966, worked on campus through college, graduated - majored in Social Work, enjoyed art classes, had lots of fun during those years.
I've worked primarily in Human Services but stepped out of my comfort zone into other areas too;
I taught Head Start in Metaline Falls (then planted and thinned trees, and fought fires in that area for the US Forest Service);
was a foster parent to a 16 yr old girl while living in Anaconda, Montana, and designed and sewed comforters and quilts for friends there;
taught special ed in Kennewick; was invited to move back to Spokane in 1993 to assist our Mother, and also assisted several other elderly folks for 9 years in the Spokane area; was asked to be security guard at the Courthouse, and worked as a secretary /tutor in ESL at Barker School.
For many years, I provided Head Start - style childcare in my home full-time or part-time;
and I'm a trained floral designer.
I have volunteered/worked with Union Gospel Missions (started in 1985 in Yakima, then in Spokane, Salem and McMinnville OR, and Coeur d Alene, ID - mostly in admin, women and children, special events, women's auxiliary, etc.). When Steve was a Chaplain and Men's Ministry Director, I often assisted him (even took groups skiing on Schweizer and Mt Spokane!).

We cross country ski every winter and once in awhile downhill; we also enjoy our classic (OLD) 3 speed bicycles, and gardening. Sometimes our kids snowboard, bicycle, and camp with us.

School Story

I enjoyed LC and EWSC greatly !! I also loved the chili and cinnamon rolls at.LC !
Being in band was a highlight at LC, I enjoyed the discipline, going to all the games, and getting to know DyAnn Shaw, Sue Fruechte and others !
Learning to drive my mother's Chevy impala and my father's VW bug, wow, SO FUN !!

Post graduate studies: IESB (Moody Bible-Spokane);
Early Childhood Development classes and later, the Chemical Dependency Professional Program at SFCC, also began Masters in Ed/ Counseling at Whitworth.
(And the School of Hard Knocks !)

We've had a full life of adventure and I hope to hear "Well done, good and faithful servant ..." !

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Oct 21, 2015 at 12:33 PM

Bonnie Gamon and I attended Buck's funeral together. So sad to lose him .. he was friendly in high school, a very nice person. Grateful for his service and sacrifice... but I'm still sad that he died over there. Marti Lawson Slover

Oct 21, 2015 at 12:33 PM

I sat next to Don in band ("concert band") for a long time. He was always courteous, a great person. He was @ EWSC but I didn't see him very often. It was great to see him and his wife @ the reunion in Couer d' Alene. I'm so sorry he's gone from us... Marti Lawson Slover