She also enjoyed going to the casino and playing the slots. Manny was one of the original founding members of the Combat Vets Motorcycle Association (CVMA), Chapter 13-3.
She especially enjoyed time spent with her family and friends. Betty is survived by her beloved husband, Freddy Davis of Clarkston; daughters, Rachel Turner of Caldwell, Angela Jones and Jessica Ray, both of Clarkston; son, Steven Davis of Wenatchee; sisters, Marie Poirier of Wenatchee and Eloise Pierce of Clarkston; brothers, George Collins of Weippe and Earl Collins of Lake Wenatchee. The group includes veterans, with membership growing to 54 members.
A celebration of life for Manuel will be held at 10 a.m.
Saturday at the Pi-Nee-Waus Community Center, Main Street South, Lapwai. Hilda had a love of learning, as evidenced by her actions after all her children had started school.
Her career on the other side of the desk began with teaching grades 1-4 at Beacon Seventh-day Adventist School in Lewiston from 1960 to 1962.
She taught English at the University of Idaho from 1965 to 1967.
Manny was married to the love of his life, Bobbi Ann, for 23 years.
They enjoyed traveling together, going as far as Hawaii.
In addition to being a proud Nimiipuu fisherman, he was dedicated to his work and was passionate about the preservation and protection of salmon. They later moved to Cashmere, WA, where she graduated from Cashmere High School in 1965. She moved to Wenatchee, WA, with her family when she was three years old.A Master of Arts in English followed in 1968 from the University of Idaho. Her work as a student was distinguished by excellence; she was a member of three national honor societies, beginning with her induction into Phi Theta Kappa at LCNS, followed by her induction into Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Idaho, and finishing with her induction into Phi Kappa Phi at Washington State University.Hilda's work as a teacher continued her tradition of excellence in education.