Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Charles “Chuck” Stanley Jandreau “Grandpa Chuck” (96) resident of Sunshine Villa, Santa Cruz, California passed away July 9, 2020 at Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz, California. He was born on March 15, 1924 in Los Angeles, California to Samuel and Nettie Jandreau. Chuck always reminded eve…

Gary L. Carman died peacefully in his sleep July 11, 2020 after a battle with cancer. Gary was born September 27, 1949.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

William David Haley (78) longtime Fernwood, ID resident passed away at Kootenai Health after a 4-wheeler accident. Dave was born October 20, 1941 to Ivan and Goldie (Whitten) Haley in Shawnee Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma. Dave and his family lived on the reservation a few years before movin…

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

William (Bill) Grendzinski born Aug 14, 1931 in Reseburg, WI to Peter and Mary (Bando) Grendzinski. He died in Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d’Alene from lung cancer.

Susan Evelyn Hills (71), beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend and resident of St.Maries Idaho passed away unexpectantly at her home July 7, 2020. She was born on November 20, 1948 in Wallace, ID to Paul and Gladys (Mullendore) Koshney. In 1950 the Koshney family moved to Hells Gulc…

Elizabeth “Betty” Louise Devoe Lynch died peacefully in Shoreline, Washington on June 24, 2020, at age 87, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease and a broken hip. Her family is grateful that amid the pandemic they could visit her through her last days.

Mark Stephan Turkington (66) of Fernwood, ID passed away at his home July 3, 2020. He was born to Velma Booth and David Turkington on October 25, 1953 in Covina, CA. Mark grew up in El Monte, CA and as a child music became his passion, a passion that turned into a lifelong love for sharing m…

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

William (Bill) Grendzinski born Aug 14, 1931 in Reseburg, WI to Peter and Mary (Bando) Grendzinski. He died in Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d’Alene from lung cancer.

Julianna Lavonne Wilson (81) resident of Worley, ID passed away July 1, 2020 at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’ Alene, ID. She was born to William Cassidy and Mary C. Whistoken April 19, 1939 in DeSmet, ID. Julianna grew up in DeSmet; however, at an early age she moved to Darrah, CA with her father.

James Harrison McGee (74) resident of St. Maries passed away June 26, 2020 at his home with his family surrounding him. He was born November 5, 1945 to Paul and Wilma McGee. Jim grew up in Fresno, CA and graduated from high school with the class of 1963.

Kay F. Murphy (85) resident of St. Maries, ID and former longtime Worley, ID resident passed away at her home on June 28, 2020. She was born to Dale and Lizabeth Modlin on September 13, 1934 in Twin Falls, ID. Kay grew up between Twin Falls and Boise, ID. In 1952, she graduated from Boise Hi…

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

On June 14, 2020, heaven welcomed back a beautiful spirit. A devoted wife, mother, and friend, Diane L. Ott-McKee, born March 22, 1946, passed with family at her side in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho at 74 years of age. She lost her battle fighting Stage 4 ovarian cancer and heart issues. 

Marvin “Rainwater” Sonder (70) resident of Worley, ID passed away June 13, 2020 in Coeur d’ Alene, ID. He was born in St. Ignatius, MT June 28, 1949 to Victor Pierre and Ernestine Matt Pierre. Marvin grew up in Jocko Valley with his siblings living with his great grandmother Isabell Plant.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Billygene Anthony Davis, 77, of Tensed passed away June 17 at Aspen Park of Cascadia in Moscow.  He was born March 4, 1943 in Oklahoma to Willy “Bill” Oliver Davis and Vada Velma Haynes Davis. 

Leslie Elizabeth Beare (70) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at Benewah Community Hospital June 18, 2020. She was born to Robert and Billie Dinwiddie December 23, 1949 in Pecos, TX.

Victoria Lynn Hahn (63) resident of Yuma, AZ passed away on June 18, 2020 at her son’s home in St. Maries, ID. She was born to Joseph and Betty Hilzendeger on October 28, 1956 in Phoenix, AZ. As a child, Victoria moved to Spokane where she attended Ferris High School.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Lorraine McGregor, loving wife and dedicated mother to five children, passed away peacefully on June 12, 2020 at the age of 79. Lorraine was born October 4, 1940 in Lewiston, Idaho to Margaret and Presley Cleveland. She spent her early years in Idaho, before her family settled in Spokane, Wa…

Carol Mae McNutt (85) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at Schneidmiller Hospice House on June 8, 2020. She was born to Lewis and Helen Shepler on July 19, 1934 in Kelso, WA. Carol grew up in Kelso until her family moved to Vancouver for her father’s work. The family then moved to Payet…

Leo John Marek, 95, Pinehurst, Idaho died on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

Carrol Anne (Moses) Warner (81) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at her home June 9, 2020. She was born in Elmore, MN June 26, 1938 to Art and Anne Moses. She attended a private secretary course at the Minnesota School of Business. Worked at Prudential Life Insurance co., then attended…

Ferne Sullivan Turner died peacefully at home on June 11. She was born on March 8, 1921 in Shreveport LA where she lived until she was 89 years old. At that time, she moved in with her son and daughter-in-law, Stanton and Sally Turner who live in the Alder Creek area.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Joe Paul Sievers (68) resident of Plummer, ID passed away at his home on May 24, 2020. He was born to Paul and Louise Sievers on April 10, 1952 in Spokane, WA. Joe grew up in Spangle, WA where he participated in FFA and played sports. Joe graduated from Liberty High School with the class of 1970.

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

Emily “Diane” Derr was born to John and Ernestine “Gale” Konecny in Harrisburg, PA on May 29, 1947. She was raised in the countryside of Pennsylvania and developed a keen interest in many things including politics, debate, and animals. Especially animals.

Colonel Al W. Farnsworth, USAF, passed away quietly at his home in Bonners Ferry, Idaho on May 27, 2020. Al was born to B.W. and Stella Farnsworth in Nampa, Idaho, on August 6, 1924. He married Caroline L. Gauss Fletcher on July 13, 1949 in Grass Lake, Michigan. They were married for 67 year…

Patricia Frances Ebert, 91, passed away in St. Maries on Saturday, May 23, 2020. Patricia was born September 25, 1928, in Yakima, WA, and lived her early years in Portland, OR, before moving with her mother and older sister to Fernwood.

Larry Carl Griffin (75) resident of St. Maries, died May 25, 2020 at Schneidmiller Hospice House, in Coeur d’ Alene. He was born June 22, 1944 to Carl and Mary (Rogers) Griffin in Moscow, ID.

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Nancy Gail Palmer was born May 22, 1965 in Spokane, Washington and passed away May 29, 2020 at Hayden, Idaho.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Sandra Lee Haines (Sandy) resident of St. Maries, Idaho passed away on May 16, 2020. She was born on June 26,1954 in San Jose, California to Fred and Margaret (Zamarripa) Haines, the second of five children. She moved with her family at the age of 10 to Harrison, Idaho. She graduated from Ko…

Helen Hamel was born in Cataldo, Idaho on December 31, 1923 to Victor and Mayme Johnson. She grew up on a farm on Skeel Gulch in Cataldo with two sisters Mabel and Ruth. Helen attended grade school in Cataldo and graduated from Kingston High in 1941. She married Gene Shubert on May 31, 1942.…

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Dewey Heimark (74) passed away unexpectedly on May 7, 2020 at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno NV. He was born in San Francisco and raised by his parents, Francis and Larry Heimark, in St. Maries, ID.

Deanna Mae Whaley (81) resident of Coeur d’ Alene, ID passed away at Kootenai Health on May 18, 2020. She was born to William and Mary (Rickman) Antelope Sr. on October 23, 1938 in Tilma, WA. Deanna grew up in Tensed, ID and was raised by her Grandma Tutu. She attended boarding school in DeS…

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Gordon McFee, 82, passed away on May 5, 2020 in Alamogordo, New Mexico. He was born on October 31, 1937 in St. Maries, Idaho to Clarance and Irene (Aldrich) McFee.

Marmaduke “Duke” Harris (94) well known St. Maries, ID area resident, died peacefully in his sleep on March 16, 2020 in Coeur d’Alene, ID. Duke was born January 5, 1926 to M.M. Harris and Helen (Mackey) Harris – both longtime citizens of St. Maries and St Joe City.

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Marie Shepherd (90) longtime resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at her home on May 1, 2020 surrounded by her family and close friends. Marie was born on October 9, 1929 to Mark and Myrtle Swatman in Potlatch, ID.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

On March 11, 2020, William “Bill” Brawley, passed peacefully at home in Medical Lake, WA surrounded by loved ones after a brief battle with cancer. Bill was born December 6, 1935, to Cecil and Velara Brawley in Green Forest, Arkansas as the second of four children, then raised near Fresno, CA.

Dean C. Gentry (83) longtime St. Maries, ID resident passed away at Benewah Community Hospital on April 20, 2020. He was born to Clair and Marie (Caldwell) Gentry on July 15, 1936 in Moscow, ID. Dean grew up in Weiser, ID on his family’s farm. He graduated from Weiser High School with the cl…

Edna Fay Leachman was born on November 13, 1932, to Russell and Emma (Weber) Snyder in Kendrick, Idaho. She was one of eleven children.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Carol Marie Elizabeth Welz Drew of East Greenbush, NY was called to eternal rest on April 16, 2020. Carol was born in Salem, Oregon on September 4, 1948. The family lived in Sublimity and Pistol River, Oregon before moving to St. Maries in 1956. Carol attended St. Mary’s Academy and graduate…

DeWayne L. Riggs went on to the spirit in the sky on Friday, March 20, 2020. DeWayne was born in Tillamook Oregon May 21, 1983 to Carrie Riggs and DeWayne E. Riggs.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Jeannine Delores Ferrel (90) longtime resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at her home on April 8, 2020. She was born to Henry and Agnes Harvey on October 24, 1929 in Raymond, WA. Jean grew up in Raymond and graduated from Raymond High School with the class of 1949.

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Donevan W. Kenmille, age 29, passed away at his home in DeSmet, Idaho from complications of diabetes. A private family burial will be held at the DeSmet Mission Cemetery.

Dale Elden McKenzie (93) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away on March 30, 2020. He was born to Ivan and Minnie McKenzie on January 14, 1927 in Bellingham, WA. Dale lived most of his early years in Oregon and graduated eighth grade in Prineville, Oregon where he met his future wife and wor…

Inez Alcorn, known to generations of local school children as “Senora”, died April 3, 2020, thwarted in her twin goals: 1) to live to 100; and 2) to outlive the Trump administration.

Marc William Grubham (29) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away on March 28, 2020. He was born to Rob and Tracie (Totten) Grubham on September 9, 1990 in St. Maries, Idaho.

Judith N. (Benge) Hansen is dancing once again, as she was reunited with the love of her life, Garfield, on Monday March 30, 2020 due to complications of pneumonia.

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

On Monday, March 23 2020, Barbara Anne Bening, Brown, Rinard passed away in Clatskanie, Oregon of Cardio/Pulmonary disease. Barbara was born May 31 1937 to Fred C. and Alpha E. Ryding Bening in Orofino, Idaho. With her family, she spent her early years in Grangemont where her parents and gra…

Andrea L. Coffey (76) longtime resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at Benewah Community Hospital on March 27, 2020. She was born on April 1, 1943 in Yakima, WA to Andrew and Alice (Malloy) Knapp. Annie spent her childhood in Naches, WA before moving with her family to Onaway, ID. Annie gr…

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Leo Kamysz (85) resident of Plummer, ID passed away on March 19, 2020 at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’ Alene, ID. He was born on April 15, 1934 in Cowlesville, NY. Leo joined the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War. After he was honorably discharged from the Army; he re-enlisted into the U.…

With a passion for farming and the rural life-style, Betty spent her adult life working with her late husband, Donald Bruce on their family farm near Tekoa, Washington. When not at work, she understood the joy that comes from being with family and friends and loved every minute of a good con…

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

JoAnn Marie Blacker (85) longtime resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at Advanced Healthcare of Coeur d’ Alene on March 13, 2020. She was born to Daniel and Harriet (Bates) Ahr on March 16, 1934 in Mercier, CA. In 1952, Jo graduated from high school in Phoenix, AZ. She then attended Spoka…

Linda Pauline St. John (70) longtime St. Maries, ID resident passed away at Kootenai Health March 11, 2020. She was born to John and Dorothy (Orlikowski) Edwards on July 17, 1949 in Port Angeles, WA. In 1954 Linda’s family moved to Lewiston, ID where she attended grade school. In 1957, the f…

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Susan L. Thormahlen (67) resident of Fernwood, ID passed away at Kootenai Health on March 7, 2020. She was born in St. Maries, ID on September 25, 1952 to Morris and Carol (Thorne) Sexton. Sue grew up in the UpRiver area and graduated from St. Maries High School with the class of 1970.