Eleanor Rae Law

Eleanor Rae Law (76), resident of St. Maries, passed away at Kootenai Health surrounded by her family on September 11, 2022. She was born to Lester and Irene Lamb on September 28, 1945 in Grangeville, Idaho. Eleanor grew up on a ranch between Grangeville and Kamiah. She attended Grangeville High School and graduated with the class of 1963.

Following high school, Eleanor moved with her mother to Lewiston and worked a few short time jobs before she went to work for Omak Ammunition. She met a gentleman, Albert Law, from St. Maries when he was hired to trap coyotes on her father’s ranch. The couple fell in love and it was said that Albert was supposed to be trapping animals, but he trapped Lester’s daughter instead. Eleanor and Albert married on November 4, 1972 in Bonners Ferry and made their home in St. Maries.