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.…

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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.

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Home is where the story starts and, for Roger Kermit Monahan, that was in Racine, Minnesota where he was born on August 11, 1938. He was raised in St. Maries, Idaho, eventually settling in Spokane, Washington where he raised his family. Life events took Roger to Alaska where he met his wife,…

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Thomas E. McQuade Jr., 50,, lifelong resident of the Marble Creek area near Calder, Idaho, died at his home February 11, 2020. He was born to Thomas Sr. and Karen (Green) McQuade May 28, 1969 in St. Maries, Idaho. Tom grew up on his family’s homestead near Marble Creek. He attended grade sch…

Deacon Floyd Turner, the man with one of the biggest hearts around, left his earthly ministry on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2020, due to a traumatic brain injury he sustained in a fall.

Edmund Noah Reaves, Jr., beloved husband and father, died February 13, 2020 at the age of 84. Recently of Rathdrum, Idaho, Ed was born in Fredonia, Kansas January 3, 1936 to the late Orabelle and Edmund Reaves, Sr.

Born June 23, 1950 to William “Leonard” Maitland and Maxine (Lawson) Maitland in Kellogg, Idaho, “Tom” Leonard Thomas Maitland went to be with the Lord February 10, 2020 at Schneidmiller House in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.

Nancy Kay Goodell, 62,of Salmon, Idaho, died February 15, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. A memorial service will be in Salmon at a later date.

James D. “Jim” McCuaig was born in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho October 1, 1932 and died February 17, 2020 in St. Maries, Idaho. He was preceded in death by his father Norman McCuaig, at one time the only school bus driver in Coeur d’ Alene, and his mother Helen McCuaig, a long time Coeur d’ Alene …

Linda Ann Priester, 72, longtime resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died at her home February 9, 2020. She was surrounded by her loving family. Linda was born July 13, 1947 in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho to Donald and Audra (Fleming) Swofford. She grew up in St. Maries and attended school there.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Alzora M. Carter, 97, died January 26, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nev. with her loving and devoted daughter Renee Murray at her side.

Rachel Anne Prickett, 59, better known as Rachie to her loving family, breathed her final breath November 14, 2019, all too soon and unexpectedly.

Raleigh Adam Hughes, Jr. died peacefully February 4, 2020. Aside from three years in the Navy during World War II, Raleigh lived his entire life in the St. Maries area.

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

A Mass of Christian Burial for Gwendolyn SiJohn, 82, was Friday, January 31, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Rose Creek Longhouse in Worley, Idaho. Rosary was recited Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at the Longhouse. Father Peter Byrne officiated and burial followed at the DeSmet Mission Cemetery at DeSme…

Alan Duane Wallace, 72, resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died at his home on January 24, 2020. Alan was born to John and Beulah (Zaworski) Wallace October 10, 1947 on the Navy base in Hawthorne, Nev.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Paul Thomas Yegge, 81, resident of Emida, Idaho, died at his home January 21, 2020. He was born to Paul and Mary Yegge August 4, 1938 in Iowa. Paul grew up in Iowa where he was raised on a farm. He graduated high school in 1955 and enlisted into the military.

Michael Leroy Madison, 54, resident of Plummer, Idaho, died January 20, 2020. He was born in Southern California to Ed (Sonny) and Anne (Sutton) Madison on January 9, 1966. Mike grew up in Spokane, Wash. mostly. He attended schools in Cus’ Spokane, Deer Park and for a brief time in Hunters, Wash. 

Gretchen Jean “Bella” Teufen died at her home in Santa, Idaho June 29, 2019. She was born June 29, 1968 in Los Angeles, Calif.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Judith Ellen Bowers, 78, resident of Emida, Idaho, died at her home on January 9, 2020. She was born January 28, 1941 to Clem and Florence (Drew) Tausworthe in Dimmit, Texas. Judy grew up in Elida, NM and graduated from school there with the class of 1958.

Lucille Marie Nelson, 92, lifetime resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died at her home surrounded by her family on January 15, 2020. She was born to James and Flora (McMillan) Brebner November 24, 1927 in St. Maries.

Edwin (“Eddie”) Andrew Mottern, former St. Maries resident, passed away peacefully, January 14, 2020, at Hospice House in Coeur d’Alene, surrounded by his loving family. He was 84.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Our beloved, Barbara Gale Halbakken (Seaver), 82, of Yakima passed away peacefully on Jan. 4, 2020. She was born on Nov. 15, 1937 in Wellsville, New York to the late Ruth Dorothy Knapp. Her middle name and spelling were chosen as there were fierce gale winds on the day she was born, and it w…

Claude Eugene Church, 82, longtime resident of Plummer, Idaho, died at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho January 4, 2020. He was born to Claude and Bernice (Humphreys) Church September 30, 1937 in Benton City, Wash. Claude grew up in the Benton City area, and he attended Columbian Bas…

John C. Kraack, 88, died of heart failure at Kootenai Health Tuesday, January 7, 2020. He was surrounded by his loving family. John was born January 29, 1931, in Columbia Falls, Mont., to John A. and Alberta Kraack. He married June Farrington on July 1, 1949, in a barbershop in Superior, Mon…

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Donald James Janson, 49, resident of Plummer, Idaho, died at Kootenai Health December 28, 2019. He was born December 31, 1970 in Spokane, Wash. to Donald and Christina (Cox) Janson. Donald attended school in Plummer and graduated from Plummer High School with the class of 1989.

Richard “Rick” Arlen Ables, 64, resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died at Kootenai Health January 1, 2020. He was born to Billy and Lela (Allen) Ables February 1, 1955 in Richmond, Calif.

A Mass of Christian Burial for John V. Lozon, 71, was Monday, January 6, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at DeSmet, Idaho. Rosary was Sunday 7 p.m. at the Evan Abraham Tribal Longhouse at DeSmet. Burial was at the DeSmet Mission Cemetery with Father Peter Byrne officiating.

Ray Ronal Williams, 84, resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died at his home December 28, 2019. He was born to Raymond and Ivy (Duncan) Williams in Cleveland, Ohio August 8, 1935. Ray grew up in Middlefield, Ohio. He left school after the eighth grade to go work on his grandparents’ ranch. He the…

Ralph Lee Hendricks, 81, of St. Maries, Idaho, died January 4, 2020 at home, attended by his loving wife and beloved daughter Sara after battling several health issues.

Monday, December 23, 2019

Joe Blackburn, of Plummer, Idaho died at home December 17, 2019. He was 88 years old.

John Henry Harns died December 17, 2019 in Post Falls, Idaho. He was born Sept. 23, 1930, in Evansville, Ind.

Paul Allen Swenson, loving husband, father of five daughters, died peacefully at home surrounded by family Wednesday, December 11, 2019. He was 81.

Clifford Oliver Larimore Jr. “Chip,” 67, resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died at his home December 18, 2019. He was born to Clifford and Geneive Larimore Sr. July 6, 1952 in Madera, Calif. He attended school in Modesto, Calif. Following his schooling, he married his high school sweetheart Pat…

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Jack Arnold Kidder, 93, longtime resident of Plummer, Idaho, died December 9, 2019 at his home. He was born to Willard and Eva (Peterson) Kidder September 26, 1926 in Plummer. Jack attended school in Plummer through the 10th grade. He left school to work on his family’s farm.

Former St. Maries businessman Lloyd A. Wellock died Thursday, December 5, 2019. He was born September 9, 1946 in Estevan, Sask, Canada to Hornby and Adela (Jahn) Wellock.

Funeral services for Raven C. Allen, 34, were Friday, December 13, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Rose Creek Longhouse in Worley, Idaho. Rosary was Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Longhouse, and burial followed at the DeSmet Mission Cemetery in DeSmet, Idaho.

Lois C. Hjaltalin, 68, resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died at Benewah Community Hospital December 10, 2019. She was born in Seattle, Wash. July 23, 1951 to Robert and Frances Johnson. She attended and graduated from Rainier Beach High School with the class of 1969. Following high school she …

This week, heaven became a bit brighter when they welcomed Bernice, who is remembered as joyful, loving mother, grandmother and friend. Her eyes sparkled with her contagious laughter, and she was fiercely protective of her family.

Betty Mae Swallows, 81, resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died December 10, 2019 at Valley Vista Care. She was born to Elmer and Gertrude (Adams) Simons January 5, 1938 in Genesee, Idaho. As a young girl, Betty’s family moved out to the Benewah Valley. She attended school in Plummer and graduat…

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Gladys Louise Dennis, 80, resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died at the Schneidmiller Hospice House December 2, 2019. She was born to Albert and Hassie Shoemaker November 3, 1939 in Sand Hill, Miss. At her birthday party, she met Hal Dennis; it was love at first sight and the couple married on …

Amy Julia Arneson, 78, resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died at Kootenai Medical Center December 1, 2019. She was born on July 1, 1941 to Donald and Ida (Grey) Smart in Seattle, Wash. The family moved to Taylor, Wisc. where she attended Taylor High School and graduated with the class of 1959. …

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Gary “Blackie” Ralph Dugger, 77, died at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho November 26, 2019. He was born to Ralph and Lorraine (Cardwell) Dugger in St. Maries, Idaho April 20, 1942.

Gerald Arlen Geiger, 89, resident of Fernwood, Idaho, died December 1, 2019 at Benewah Community Hospital in St. Maries. He was born on September 22, 1930 in Portland, Ore. Jerry attended Benson Polytechnic High School and graduated with the class of 1950.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

A Mass of Christian Burial for Violet Virginia Nicholai, 58, was November 15, 2019at 10 a.m. at the Omak Longhouse in Omak, Wash. Rosary was Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the Longhouse. A Rosary was also said Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 7 p.m.at the Rose Creek Longhouse at Wor…

Jean Smith, Lucille Jeanette Pugh, died Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Lake Ridge Care Center in Moses Lake, Wash. at the age of 94.

Gerald L. Hibbs, 66, a resident of Sanders, Idaho since 2015, died Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at the Schneidmiller House in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho from cancer.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Leslie Marie Malloroy Crane died November 17, 2019 at her home in St. Maries of natural causes. She was born May 6, 1934, to Les and Eileen McGough Malloroy in Seattle, Wash.

David Charles Gindraux, 76, resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died November 10, 2019 at Benewah Community Hospital. He was born March 26, 1943 to Jean and Martha (Strauss) Gindraux in Glendale, CA. He grew up in Van Nuys, Calif.