Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Ralph Jean Lester was born July 12, 1939 to Ralph and Beatha (Madden) Lester in Tacoma, Wash. He attended Woodland Grade School and graduated in 1957 from Puyallup High School.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Helen Yvonne Darst (90), resident of Coeur d’ Alene, passed away on July 15, 2021. She was born to Otis and Marian Maloy on May 22, 1931, in St. Maries. Helen grew up in St. Maries and graduated from St. Maries High School with the class of 1949. She married her high school sweetheart Martel…

Robert Richard Kingsley, age 89, was born July 29, 1931 to Richard O. Kingsley and Beatrice (Johnson) Kingsley.

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.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Remembering Patricia L. Cochran who is now with the love of her life Stirley.

Dorothy R. Deckard, age 72, passed away at her home in Post Falls surrounded by her family after a sudden illness.  Dorothy was born in Miles City, Mont. As a young child, her family moved to Spokane, Wash. where she attended school and graduated from Rodgers High School. 

Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and friend Passed away July 14th 2021 at the Hospice house of Spokane with family by her side.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Betty was born June, 19, 1933, in St.Joe, Idaho. Her parents were George and Elizabeth Kruger. In 1950 she met and married Ralph Campbell. Betty was preceeded in death by her husband, Ralph, in 2001, and infant daughter, Donna, in 1954. She also had two daughters, Lois Rae, 1952, and Carol S…

Judy passed away on July 10, 2021 at one of her favorite places, Priest Lake, surrounded by her family. She was born on June 28, 1941 to Virginia and Joseph Mottern in St. Maries where she grew up, graduated from St. Maries High School and met her high school sweetheart, Clarion Bergland.

Michael Harry Thatcher, of St. Maries, passed away on June 6, 2021, in San Diego, Calif.

Clyde Clifton Davis was born on July 23, 1928, in Edgemont, Ark. to Gracie Ellen Fox and Thomas Clifton Davis. Clyde died on July 10, 2021 in St. Maries. He was the eighth of thirteen children. Clyde attended school at Brewer, Ark.

Wednesday, July 07, 2021

Marilyn Frances (Klaus) Young, age 82, of St. Maries departed from this life peacefully July 5, 2021, in the care of her four loving children.

Toni Dramse, resident of Emida, died June 24, 2021. Toni was born January 23, 1961 to JoAnn (Kaelin) Dramse-Bean and Wayne Earl Dramse in Auburn, Wash.

Jonathan E. Moeller “Moe” (72), resident of Medimont, died at his cabin on the mountain on June 25, 2021. He was born to John and Mary Moeller on February 20, 1949, in Los Angeles, Calif. Moe grew up in LaCrescenta, Calif. and attended school there. Following his schooling, he went to work i…

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Michael P. Cronk was born on January 29, 1930 at Wallace, Ida. and passed away September 23, 2020. He grew up around Worley and graduated from high school there in 1948. He married his high school sweetheart and served in the U.S. Navy as an aircraft mechanic.

Norma Cannon was born July 17, 1929 in Scranton, Pa. to Gus & Clara Neuls. Norma was the eldest of two children, sharing a close bond with her brother Karl. She spent her first years in Scranton speaking only German. When she was a young child, the Neuls family moved to Dewey, S.D. on he…

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Wanda Kay Allen Ray, 80, the widow of Franklin “Frank” Dillonger Ray, died Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at home.

Kevin Ivan Wilks (78), former resident of Post Falls, passed away at Benewah Community Hospital on June 18, 2021. He was born to Ivan and Byrl (Taylor) Wilks on December 23, 1942, in Asotin, Wash. Kevin grew up in Emida, attending elementary school there and also attending St. Maries High School.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Lysle Eugene Esmay went to be with Jesus on May 5, 2021. Born June 15, 1943; the eldest twin son of Ken and Doris Esmay of St. Maries. His dad was a prominent CPA and his mom a Nutritionist. Lysle’s Grandpa A.C. Wunderlich ran a Livery Service as well as the town Icehouse; A.C. Wunderlich wa…

Tom Lamb (99), longtime resident of Calder, passed away peacefully at Benewah Community Hospital on June 13, 2021, where he had recently been under the care of Hospice.

Raymond Edward Rouse (84), resident of St. Maries, passed away at the Kootenai Health in Coeur d’ Alene surrounded by his family.

Ray L. Fry, 85, of Republic, Ohio passed away on May 1, 2021.

Steven Martel Darst (69), lifelong resident of St. Maries, passed away at Benewah Community Hospital on June 13, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He was born to Martel and Helen (Maloy) Darst on September 2, 1951, in St. Maries. Steve grew up in St. Maries and graduated from St. Maries…

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

David Sharp, long-time resident of St. Maries, tenaciously clung to finding solutions for problems, whether it was a non-functioning oil furnace, a brown-weedy lawn, or a broken door hinge. He approached his seven-year battle with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis with the same tenacity; a battl…

Becca Leslie Jones-Chezek an affable resident Brit, passed away on May 24, 2021 at Sacred Heart Hospital.

Randy Robert Willard (69), longtime resident of St. Maries, passed away while he was enjoying his morning walk with his sister Krebs on June 2, 2021.

Wednesday, June 02, 2021

George W. Boggs (75) resident of St. Maries went to be with the Lord on May 13, 2021. He was born to Myron and Jeanette Boggs February 26, 1946, Ione, Wash. George grew up and attended school in Ione graduating from Selkirk High School in 1964.

Shane A. Michael (57), a lifelong resident of St. Maries, died at Kootenai Health on May 26, 2021. He was born to Duffer and Beverly (Nelson/Anderson) Michael on September 24, 1963 in St. Maries. Shane grew up in Fernwood and St. Maries. He graduated from St. Maries High School with the clas…

Simon Andrew Blackmore (55) resident of Harrison Flats died May 20, 2021 at his home under Hospice care. He was born February 21, 1966 to Peter J.A. and Dorothy (Smith) Blackmore in London, England.

James “Darel” Ethridge (74), resident of St. Maries, died May 23, 2021 at Benewah Community Hospital. He was born on January 4, 1947 in San Jose, Calif. to James and Willie Pauline Ethridge.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

George W. Boggs (75) resident of St. Maries went to be with the Lord on May 13, 2021. He was born to Myron and Jeanette Boggs February 26, 1946, Ione, Wash. George grew up and attended school in Ione graduating from Selkirk High School in 1964.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Sandra Kay Souders, 80, of Oakesdale, WA, passed away from complications of congestive heart and renal failure on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Providence Sacred Heart Hospital.

Georgia L. Jeremias (65) former resident of Worley, passed away in Spokane, WA on May 13, 2021. She was born to Ralph and Patricia Sifford in Spokane on December 3, 1956. Georgia grew up in Worley, and graduated from Worley High School with the class of 1975.

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Earnest Jay Porter Jr. (69) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at the Schneidmiller Hospice House on May 8, 2021. He was born to Earnest Jay Sr. and Mable Porter on February 14, 1952 in Alexandria, La. Earnest moved with his family to California when he was still a child and attended sch…

Dennis R. Edmonds “Denny Ray” (67) resident of Harrison, passed away at Benewah Community Hospital on May 2, 2021, surrounded by loved ones. He was born to Lyle and Carol Edmonds on June 2, 1953 in Honolulu, HI. Growing up, Denny’s dad was in the Navy, and the family relocated numerous times…

Charles Everett Harrigan was born in Seattle, Wash. to Wayne and Alberta Harrigan. He was the oldest of four boys.  His  grandparents Charles and Edith Harrigan co-owned the first mill in St. Maries, the “Milwaukee Mill” and settled there in the 1890s, where they raised their three children,…

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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Kaden Matthew Hossfeld (8) gained his angel wings on May 1, 2021, when he was injured in an automobile accident near Newport, Wash. He was born to Raymond Hossfeld and Tina Plante on July 1, 2012. He entered the world before his twin brother Raymond, and they spent 44 days in the NICU togeth…

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Marjorie Mae Schwartz was born March 14, 1928 in Detroit, Mich. On May 2, 2021 she went home to Jesus, she passed away peacefully at the Schneidmiller House in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

Norma Jane Cimmiyotti Bennett was born Feb 1, 1949 in The Dalles, OR. Our dear Norma went to be with our Lord and Savior April 25, surrounded by family. She was loved and will be missed by many.

Doris Marie (Kingsley) Reaves, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, lost her valiant fight with cancer December 13, 2020. She will always be remembered for her courage, cheerfulness and kindness. A faithful member of First Lutheran Church in Spirit Lake, Doris worked tire…

Phyllis Margaret Smith (96) resident of St. Maries, passed away at Creekside Inn in Coeur d’ Alene, on April 25, 2021. She was born June 15, 1924 in Spokane, Wash. to George Edward and Dorothy Ann (Mulroney) Yenor. She was the oldest and last surviving daughter of Ed and Dorothy, having been…

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

On Friday, April 16, 2021, Steven John Schueller, the father of four children, passed away at the age of 59 at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, WA.

Cheryl Marie LaSarte passed away at her home April 23, 2021. She was born to Edna Cecelia LaSarte and Helmer Shartner December 13, 1964 in Spokane, WA. She lived her whole life in DeSmet, ID with her three children Cecelia, Aaron, and Cole LaSarte. She was a loving mother and hard worker.

Robert John Sczenski (73) resident of Plummer, ID passed away at his home April 13, 2021. He was born to Robert and Adeline (Rickman) Sczenski October 20, 1947 in Tekoa, WA. As a child Robert’s family traveled around a lot. He grew up on the Coeur d’ Alene Reservation and was home-schooled b…

Eilene Kay Moore Cottongim was born October 30, 1945 in Rancho Cucamonga, California to Tom and Wilma Moore.  Eilene graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1963. She lived in Idyllwild and worked as a beautician, a waitress, and at The Happy Look as dress shop manager.  Later she would liv…

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Gerald Francis Miller (83) lifelong St. Maries, ID resident passed away at his home April 9, 2021. He was born to Glen and Orpha Miller August 2, 1937 in St. Maries. Gerald grew up in St. Maries attending St. Maries High School. He left high school to enlist into the U.S. Army, serving in Ko…

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Alvin Carroll Potts (92) resident of Coeur d’Alene, ID passed away at the Schneidmiller Hospice House April 4, 2021. He was born to Russell and Ruth (Gower) Potts June 3, 1928 in Tuskegee, OK. Alvin’s family left Oklahoma when he was just two months old.

Brent Alan Michael (35) lifelong resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at his home from natural causes on April 10, 2021. He was born to Gary Michael and Lisa (Pugh) Michael/Julian on August 19, 1985. Brenner grew up in St. Maries and started working as soon as he was old enough. He took pr…

Donald Lee Timken (74) lifelong resident of Medimont, ID passed away at his home April 7, 2021 with family surrounding him. He was born September 4, 1946 in Coeur d’ Alene, ID to Howard and Loretta Timken. Donny grew up in Medimont and attended grade school in Rose Lake. He was a talented at…

On April 4, 2021, our beloved sister, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Bernice Ruby Thomas McKay was received into the loving arms of our Lord and savior, Jesus Christ. She died at Kootenai Health.

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Clinton Cameron Fullmer (77) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away March 23, 2021 at his home with his wife by his side. He was born to Edward and Louise Fullmer December 15, 1943 in Los Angeles, CA. Clint grew up in San Fernando, CA and graduated from San Fernando high School with the clas…

David W. Janson, Sr. (67) longtime resident of Plummer, ID passed away at Kootenai Health March 31, 2021. He was born to Robert and Nora (McCartney) Janson December 15, 1953 in Fairfield, WA. David grew up in Plummer and graduated from Plummer High School with the class of 1971.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Sharon L. Derry (84) longtime St. Maries, ID resident passed away at Shoshone Medical Center in Kellogg, ID March 24, 2021. She was born June 27, 1936 to Leland and Eva (Bannister) Carpenter in St. Maries. Sharon grew up in St. Maries and attended school until she met the love of her life, L…