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.

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, 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.

David Earl Ausman, 91, resident of Fernwood, Idaho, died at the Schneidmiller Hospice House in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho November 11, 2019. He was born to Claire and Jeane (Corskie) Ausman February 21, 1928 in Corvallis, Ore.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Lee Rose Seyler, age 33, will be Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at DeSmet, Idaho. Father Peter Byrne will officiate at the service, and burial will follow at the DeSmet Mission Cemetery. Rosary will be Wednesday evening a…

Thomas Patrick Skeels died Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at home in Lewiston at the age of 71.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Franklin Jay Barker, 80, resident of Harrison, Idaho, died October 30, 2019 at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. He was born in Coeur d’ Alene to Frank and Helen (Hodge) Barker July 7, 1939. Frank grew up in Harrison until the age of 13 when his parents relocated to California.

John “Perry” Michael Kitt was born September 2, 1944 to John L. Kitt and Lila Sczenski. He is the grandson to Christine Mullan Kitt and Mike Kitt.

Patrick Lee Kren, 21, passed away and found peace in the loving embrace of Jesus on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Toni Lee Huff, 69, resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died November 4, 2019 at Mountain Valley of Cascadia in Kellogg, Idaho surrounded by her family. She was born to Utah Tony A. and Bonnie (Paul) Huff February 26, 1950 in Wardner, Idaho.

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Joy May Thomason died October 27, 2019 at the Royal Plaza Care Center in Lewiston, Idaho at 10:27 a.m. Her husband, Tommy and children, Sharon and husband Bill Crocker, Susan Hall and Randy Thomason was present with her, as was as his brother Pete and his daughter Rena Thomason.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Roberta J. Hendrickx, 54, was Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Rose Creek Longhouse at Worley, Idaho. Rosary was Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. October 29, 2019 at Rose Creek Longhouse at Worley with Father Peter Byrne, S.J. officiating at the services.…

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Charles (Charlie) Seyferth, age 70, passed away Wednesday, October 9 in his home near St. Maries, Idaho. He was born August 4, 1949 to William and Patricia Seyferth in Boston, Massachusetts. Charlie lived his life on his own terms and will be fondly remembered as a generous soul who loved Go…

Daniel Evan Allman, 16, of St. Maries, Idaho, died at Benewah Community Hospital October 19, 2019. He was born to Clint and Shantel (Miller) Allman February 2, 2003 in St. Maries.

George E. Pfeifer, 89, longtime St. Maries, Idaho resident, died October 26, 2019. He was born in Philip, SD to Lawrence and Marie Pfeifer October 7, 1930.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Farrell Ray Krupp, 87, resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died October 18 , 2019 at Schneidmiller Hospice House in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. He was born August 18, 1932 to Robert and Thelma (Morgan) Krupp in Lorenzo, Idaho.

Pastor David ‘Spike’ Lance Shine, age 79, passed away peacefully on October 19, 2019, at the Hospice House of North Idaho. He was born on November 18, 1939, in Walla Walla, Washington to Robert and Mildred Shine.

Joey Lynn Lewis, 55, St. Maries, Idaho resident, died October 18, 2019 at Benewah Community Hospital. He was born March 30, 1964 to Merle and Pollyanna (Harris) Lewis in Sacramento, Calif.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

A Mass of Christian Burial for Tyler Joseph Ambro, age 15, was Monday, October 14, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the Rose Creek Longhouse in Worley, Idaho. Rosary was at 7 p.m. Sunday, October 13 at the Rose Creek Longhouse. Father Bob Erickson, S.J. officiated at the services, and burial followed at S…

Joann M. Rapp, 90, resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died October 7, 2019 with the same style and grace as she lived her life. Joann was born to Pat and Sadie Angelo in Tekoa, Wash. July 25, 1929 and grew up in Calder, Idaho. She attended grade school at the St. Maries Academy and graduated fro…

Virginia L. Cochrane, 90, resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died at Benewah Community Hospital October 10, 2019. She was born to Dale and Ruth (Shawver) Besst May 25, 1929 in Lyons, NE. In 1937 the family moved to Princeton, Idaho.

Ralph Albert Wernecke, 64, former resident of Fernwood, Idaho, died in Chattaroy, Wash. October 11, 2019. He was born May 12, 1955 in Moscow, Idaho. He attended school grades 1-12 in Moscow and graduated in 1974. Ralph worked as a truck driver, heavy equipment operator and mechanic most of h…

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Jennie R. (Loeser) Carlen passed away October 4, 2019. She was born on March 22, 1930 to William H. Loeser and Gertrude Kirchknopf Loeser in Crescent, Idaho.

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

John Charles Lacy, 88, of St. Maries, Idaho, died Tuesday September 24, 2019. John was born July 30, 1931 in Casper, Wyoming to Opal Glen Lacy and Ida Jewel Jackson Lacy.

Brenda Sue Pooler, 66, resident of Fernwood, Idaho, died September 24, 2019 surrounded by her family at Schneidmiller Hospice House in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. She was born to Ernest and Betty Jo Haworth May 18, 1953 in Bakersfield, Calif. Brenda spent her earlier years in White Salmon, Wash. …

Lawrence Warner Derry, 85, longtime resident of St. Maries, Idaho, died September 25, 2019. He was born to Mark and Luella (Myrtle) Derry March 19, 1934 in St. Maries.