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Shirley Avon Jakubowski

Shirley Avon (Larson) Jakubowski was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.  She passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 27, 2022.  She was born to Olin. J. and Esther S. (Halvorson) Larson in Buffalo Center, IA on June…

Donna Marie Cannon

Donna Marie Cannon (68) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at her home on June 22, 2022 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born to Leslie and Marion (Pickering) Hill on May 13, 1954, in Spokane, WA.…

Rose Marie Curran

Rose Marie Curran (85) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at Valley Vista Care Center on June 20, 2022.  She was born to Raymond and Alma (York) Hills on April 3, 1937, in International Falls, MN.  At the age…

Bradley David Griffith

Born to Leonard and Irene Griffith on March 22, 1959 in Spokane, Washington, Bradley David Griffith passed away in the care of Hospice on June 21, 2022. A life-long resident of Spokane, Bradley attended grade school at Opportunity Elementary, North…

Janet Laura (Lafrenz) Hasz

Janet Laura Hasz, 95, of Kellogg, Idaho, passed away June 21, 2022 at her home of Kellogg.  She was born March 21, 1927 in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho; Janet was the daughter of Frederick and Mimi “Janet” (Mann) Lafrenz. Janet…

Fredrick Harold Griffin

Fredrick Harold Griffin, 77, of Smelterville, ID, passed away on June 19, 2022 at the home of his daughter in Post Falls, ID. Fred was born on April 29, 1945 in Vancouver, WA, a son of the late Fredrick Harold…

Lois Elaine McLeod

Lois Elaine McLeod, 90, of Pinehurst, Idaho, passed away June 18, 2022, at her home of Pinehurst.  She was born May 28, 1932 in Yakima, Washington; Lois was the daughter of John Ormsbey and Clara Leona (Woodruff) Miller. Lois moved…

Roxanna Elaine Traicoff

Roxanna Elaine Traicoff (71) longtime resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at her home on June 17, 2022.  She was born to Paul and Gladys (Mullendore) Koshney on November 20, 1950, in Greybull, WY.  Roxy grew up on her…

Brian Arthur Hodgson

Brian Arthur Hodgson (46) resident of the Benewah passed away at his home on June 13, 2022. He was born to Kenneth and Bonnie (Capparelli) Hodgson on April 15, 1976, in Coeur d’ Alene, ID. Brian grew up in Post…

Dennis “Denny” Harold Kuisti

Dennis “Denny” Harold Kuisti, 79, of Kingston, Idaho, passed away June 15, 2022 at the family home of Kingston.  He was born June 6, 1943 in Kellogg, Idaho; Denny was the son of Harold and Myrtle (Holland) Kuisti. Denny attended…

Frederick Allen Ross

Frederick Allen Ross, 83, of Osburn, ID, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on June 13, 2022 at Mountain Valley of Cascadia in Kellogg, ID. Fred was born on November 19, 1938 in Seattle, WA, the son of the…

Robert B Geist

Born December 9, 1945 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin to Kenneth and Clara Geist, Robert Bruce Geist passed away Sunday, June 12, 2022 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.  The Rosary will be at Hennessey Valley Funeral Home, Wednesday June 29, 2022 at 5:00…

Albert Charles Beaver

Albert Charles (Butch) Beaver passed away peacefully in his home on June 13, 2022. He was born February 4, 1953 in Spokane, WA. Married Cindy Schuh on October 27, 1985. Butch was a loving father and grandfather. Survived by his…

Ximena Kristine Delgado

We are devastated to announce the loss of Ximena Kristine Delgado on June 8, 2022 in Spokane, Washington. Ximena was born on February 25, 2002 in Crescent City, California to Ryan Delgado and Amanda Rogers. Ximena was the light of…

Lynn Marie (Schroeder) Maciosek

Lynn Marie (Schroeder) Maciosek, 67, of Pinehurst, ID, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt, passed away peacefully on June 10, 2022, at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene, ID, following a brief illness. Lynn was born on April 5, 1955…

Marsha Lee Prichard

Marsha Lee Prichard, 62, of Wallace, Idaho, passed away June 8, 2022 at Kootenai Health of Coeur d’ Alene.  She was born August 8, 1959 in Fresno, California; Marsha was the daughter of Elsie Rex and Lenna Mae (Baker) Haynes.…

Jo Ellen Sharp

Jo Ellen Sharp, 84, of Kellogg, ID, passed away on June 7, 2022, at Shoshone Medical Center in Kellogg. Jo Ellen was born on May 17, 1938 in Naches, WA, a daughter of the late Obin Johnson and Ruth Martin…

Edward Joseph Miller

Ed “Eddie Joe” Miller, 71, of Kellogg, Idaho, passed away shortly after last call, on May 31, 2022 at Mountain Valley of Cascadia in Kellogg.  He was born November 2, 1950 at the Wardner Hospital of Kellogg; Ed was the…

Frank R. Werner

Frank R. Werner (85) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away on June 5, 2022 at Valley Vista Care Center in St. Maries. He was born to Frank and Elsa Werner on September 16, 1936 in Brooklyn, NY.

Reva Lorene Stansbury

Born August 15, 1931 in Potlatch, Idaho to Wesley and Della Tempero, Reva Lorene Stansbury passed away at Good Samaritan Society in Spokane Valley, Washington Friday June 3, 2022.  Reva attended Palouse High School in 1947 and 1948, then moved…

Charles “Charlie” Cox

Charles “Charlie” Cox, 69, of Kellogg, Idaho, passed away June 1, 2022 at the Good Samaritan Society- Silver Wood Village of Silverton.  He was born October 3, 1952 in Camp Polk, Louisiana; Charlie was the son of Louis and Betty…

Brett L. Nearing

Brett left this world way too early!  Born in Kellogg to Rich and Sandra Nearing, he joined his 2 year old brother, Mike, and both were handfuls for both their Parents and Teachers.  Brett and his Mom were late coming…

Thomas Duane Stuart

homas Duane Stuart, a 30+ year resident of Spokane Valley, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2022, in Spokane, Washington. Tom was born to Bette Lou Hickey and Arthur Earl Stuart on April 29, 1948, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Tom married…

Emma Katherine McLaughlin

Emma Katherine Hustler McLaughlin (90) passed away from lymphoma cancer at home on 24 May 2022. Emma was first born child of Robert and Katheran (Hayter) Hustler on 30 May 1931, in a country log cabin built by her father…

Jean Dallas

If you were ever at the mall and a beautiful white-haired woman stopped you to share “her story” that would have been Jean Spence Dallas (Boyd). In her beautiful and poetic Scottish voice, she would have filled you in on…

Bernard Charles Lannen

Bernard Charles Lannen, 85 Bernard Charles Lannen, 85, of Cataldo, Idaho, passed away May 23, 2022 at the family home of Cataldo.  He was born on a hot Summer day in August of 1936, in Mobridge, South Dakota; Bernard was…

Joanne Dawn Taylor

Joanne Dawn Taylor, 71, of Kingston, ID, passed away on May 22, 2022 at her home in Kingston. Joanne was born on November 10, 1950 in Webster, SD, a daughter of the late Gordon Sauer and Donna Shand Sauer. Joanne…

Michael Chester Fink

Michael Chester Fink (72) resident of Santa, ID passed away at the Schneidmiller Hospice House on May 11, 2022. He was born to Wilmon and Wanda (Eades) Fink on May 1, 1950 in Sacramento, CA

Mike Johnston

Jerry D. “Mike” Johnston (82) longtime St. Maries native, died May 16, 2022, at St. Maries, ID. He was born November 24, 1939, to Barney and Ruth (Floyd) Johnston Sr. at St. Maries. He grew up in St. Maries and…

Bhargav Amin

With heavy hearts, the Amin family regrets to announce the passing of our beloved Bhargav. His wit, sense of humor, and generous heart will be deeply missed. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of…

Linda Kay Jennings

Linda Kay Jennings, 61, of Coeur d’Alene, ID, beloved daughter, sister, mother, and friend, passed away on May 18th, 2022 at her home in Coeur d’Alene. Linda was born on October 14, 1960 in Wallace, ID, a daughter of Edwin…

Claude Lester Roberts

Claude Lester Roberts, 63, of Smelterville, Idaho, succumbed to cancer at the Schneidmiller Hospice House, while being held by his wife and daughters on May 20, 2022. Claude was born July 28, 1958, in Wardner, Idaho to Melvin “Joe” and…

Gary Alan Michael

Gary Alan “Waa” Michael (63) lifelong resident of the St. Maries and Fernwood areas passed away on May 14, 2022, at the Schneidmiller Hospice House in Coeur d’ Alene. He was born to Alan and Myrna (Geier) Michael on July…

Keri Ann Tester

Keri Ann Tester, 47, of Osburn, Idaho, passed away May 10, 2022 at Kootenai Health of Coeur d’ Alene.  She was born May 22, 1974 in Kellogg, Idaho; Keri was the daughter of Lloyd A. and Cynthia “Cindy” R. (Holmquist)…

Shelly Lea Ausmus

Shelly Lea Ausmus (49) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at her home on May 12, 2022. She was born to James and Patricia Sweet on August 1, 1972, in Orofino, ID. Shelly grew up in Tekoa, WA and…

Charles Louis Cox

Charles L. “Charlie” Cox passed away Friday May 13, 2022.  Charlie was born June 24th, 1947 at Sacred Heart Hospital to Lucille and John Cox.  He spent his entire life in the Spokane Valley.  He attended Broadway Elementary, St. John…

Vince Peters

Kim “Vince” R. Peters (67) lifelong resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at his home on May 6, 2022. He was born to George and Bernadine Peters on December 19, 1954, in St. Maries, ID. Vince attended St. Maries…

Melody Vera Stephens

Melody Vera Stephens (64) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at her home on May 5, 2022. She was born to Marvin “Lucky” and Reda Harper on December 25, 1957 in Modesto, CA. Being born on Christmas, she used…

Todd Hust

Thomas Merle “Todd” Hust (50) resident of Fernwood, ID passed away at his home on May 7, 2022. He was born the youngest of 10 children to Nicholas and Merlene (Williams) Hust on December 7, 1971, in Ontario, OR. Todd…

Carey G. Eagleburger

Carey G. Eagleburger, 63 Carey G. Eagleburger, 63, of Spokane Valley, recently of Kellogg, passed away May 8, 2022 at the Shoshone Medical Center of Kellogg.  He was born March 20, 1959 in Spokane, Washington; Carey is the son of…

Bradley Albert Chapman

Bradley Albert Chapman, 46, of Pinehurst, ID, went to be with the Lord on May 6, 2022. Bradley was born on January 26, 1976 in Chula Vista, CA, a son of Carl Chapman and Karen Cruzan McNamee. Brad worked numerous…

Mildred “Millie” Helen Savage

Mildred “Millie” Helen Savage, 97, of Kellogg, Idaho, passed away May 5, 2022 at the Shoshone Medical Center of Kellogg.  She was born November 23, 1924 in Kellogg, Idaho; Millie was the daughter of Michael and Mary (Malkovich) Manolovich. Millie…

Elizabeth LaSarte

Elizabeth LaSarte (60) resident of Plummer, ID passed away at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’ Alene, ID on April 29, 2022. She was born to Hubert Mullen and Edna LaSarte on April 19, 1962, in Spokane, WA. Liz grew up…

Gary G. Gaines

Gary was born in Coeur d’Alene and was indeed a son of northern Idaho. His birth interrupted a family huckleberry picking trek on a hot summer day, July 18, 1937. On the same day, Gary’s grandmother, Bertha Gray, gave birth…

John Robert Levno

Born January 31, 1958 in Spokane, Washington to  Robert and Loretta Levno, John Robert Levno passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022 in Otis Orchards, Washington.  The Rosary and Vigil is scheduled for Thursday, May 12th, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at…

Frank D. Michael

Frank Day Michael (78) longtime Emida, ID resident passed away at his home on May 1, 2022. He was born to J. Keith and Cathern (Day) Michael on September 13, 1943, in Davenport, WA. Shortly after Frank was born, the…

Ross “Uncle Butch” Edwin Noble

Ross “Uncle Butch” Edwin Noble, 74, of Smelterville, Idaho, passed away May 5, 2022, at the Spokane Veterans Home of Spokane, Washington.  He was born October 10, 1947 in Wallace, Idaho; Butch was the son of Ross Gordon and Polly…

Michael David Burch

Michael David Burch (50) resident of Emida, ID passed away at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’ Alene on April 30, 2022. He was born to Norman and Karin (Altmiller) Burch on March 2, 1972, in Moscow, ID. Michael grew up…

Charles “Pat” Linja

Charles “Pat” Linja, 62, passed away surrounded by his family on April 10, 2022, in Kennewick, Washington, after a long battle with Parkinson’s. Pat was an Army baby, made in Germany.  He was born on August 14, 1959 in Laurium,…

Eric D. Jerome

Eric entered this world via c-section (or "popped out like toast" as he used to say) on February 26, 1970 to Eddie and Lolly Jerome. He left on April 21, 2022. He hated school from the first day of kindergarten.…

James “Jim” Joseph Friedrichs

James “Jim” Joseph Friedrichs, 72, of Pinehurst, ID, beloved father, brother, and friend, and lifelong Silver Valley resident, passed away on April 27, 2022 at Shoshone Medical Center in Kellogg, ID. Jim was born on February 3, 1950 in Wallace,…

Louise Opal Fleming

Louise Opal Fleming, 90, of Silverton, Idaho, passed away surrounded by her beloved family, on April 26, 2022 at the Good Samaritan Society- Silver Wood Village of Silverton.  She was born December 4, 1931 in Sutherland, Nebraska; Louise was the…

Gary Lawrence Patrick

Gary Lawrence Patrick, 84, of Osburn, Idaho, passed away April 25, 2022 at the Good Samaritan Society- Silver Wood Village of Silverton.  He was born August 7, 1937 in Spokane, Washington; Gary was the son of James Robert and Margaret…

Jo Evelyn Smart

Jo Evelyn Smart (87) longtime Santa, ID resident passed away at her home on April 18, 2022. She was born to William and Ruth Albee on March 3, 1935, in Cape Prince of Wales, AK. Jo’s parents were explorers and…

Wiley Keith Reeves

Wiley Keith Reeves (34) passed away on April 18, 2022, near Emida, ID. He was born to David and Lois (Walden) Reeves on November 1, 1987, in Coeur d’ Alene, ID. Wiley grew up in Emida, ID and graduated from…

Joseph v. Martin Sr.

Joseph V. Martin (78) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at Benewah Community Hospital on April 19, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. He was born to Alanzo and Mary Martin on January 11, 1944 in Twin Falls, ID.…

Jody Jay Downie

Jody Jay Downie left this earthly realm for heaven on 4/18/2022. He fought the good fight and was ready to meet Jesus and see his dad, Jerry Downie. He was born in Spokane, WA on 9/20/1960. Survived by his wife,…

Andrew Tyler Allen

Andrew Tyler Allen was born on October 2, 1981 (on his maternal great-grandmother’s birthday), in Kalispell, Montana. He lived there until 1983 moving to Centralia, Washington, and then residing in Spokane, Washington from 1985 until his passing. Andrew attended the…

Sonia Lee Lloyd

Beloved mother, daughter, sister, and teacher, Sonia Lee Lloyd, 54, of Cataldo, Idaho, passed away April 13, 2022 at her home in Cataldo.  She was born May 29, 1967 in Spokane, Washington.  Sonia was the daughter of Jerry and Marlene…

Michael Arthur Dingman

Michael Arthur Dingman, 60, of Pinehurst, ID, beloved son, brother, and friend, passed away on April 14, 2022 at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene, ID. Michael was born on August 9, 1961 in Silverton, ID, a son of Edwin A.…

Ella Rae Chase

Ella Rae Dutro Chase, age 88, of Madison, MS, passed away at home on 4/28/2020 after a brief illness. Ella Rae was born to Hugh Aubrey Parker and Mary Jane Miller Parker on June 18, 1931 in Gulfport, MS and…

Christopher Scott Eaglin, Sr.

Christopher Scott Eaglin, Sr., 66, of Kellogg, Idaho, passed away March 27, 2022 at his home of Kellogg.  He was born July 2, 1955 in Oak Park, Illinois; Chris was the son of William and Mary (Curtis) Eaglin. Chris attended…

Jimmy Joe Robinson

While surrounded by family, Jimmy Joe Robinson passed away in the log house he built on the St. Joe River in St. Maries, Idaho on April 3, 2022 at the age of 66. Jimmy was born in St. Maries on…

Bud Daniels

Earl H. “Bud” Daniels (83) resident of Emida, ID passed away on March 29, 2022, at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’ Alene, ID. He was born to Earl and Mildred (Goffman) Daniels on September 29, 1938, in Portland, OR. Bud…

Ace Martin

Ace Martin “World Traveling Harley Man”, died Tuesday, March 29, 2022. Ace had many great adventures in his life and lived every day of his 83 years to the fullest. He was born and raised in San Francisco. In the…

Barbara Jean (Walker) Gaylord

August 1, 1929 – April 2, 2022 Barbara Jean (Walker) Gaylord was a remarkable woman.  Born August 1, 1929 to Levi and Margaret Walker, she was the fifth of nine children.  The family lived in La Grande, Oregon until 1946,…

Mary Ann Decker

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Mary Ann Decker, 75, of Prichard, Idaho, passed away March 28, 2022 at her home of Prichard.  She was born July 30, 1946 in Kellogg, Idaho; Mary was the daughter of Paul and…

Janet Palladino

Janet Palladino (63) lifelong resident of St. Maries, ID passed away on March 24, 2022, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, MT. She was born to John “Jack” and Phyllis “Billie” Haynes on October 3, 1958, in St. Maries. She…

George Edward Watson

George Edward Watson, Jr., 64, of Kingston, ID, a true Idaho outdoorsman, passed away on March 23, 2022, at Shoshone Medical Center in Kellogg. George was born on November 30, 1957 in Kellogg, ID, a son of George Watson, Sr.,…

Henry William Frank

Henry William Frank, 79, of Kellogg, ID, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away on March 21, 2022. Henry was born on November 10, 1942 in San Jose, CA, a son of the late Joseph Frank and Lois Calk…

Janelle Marie Flores

ALWAYS AND FOREVER!! Beloved Janelle Marie Flores, 46, of Wallace, Idaho, passed away March 17, 2022.  She was born July 19, 1975 in Kellogg, Idaho; Janelle was the daughter of Jaime and Cynthia (Gilseth) Flores. Janelle attended schools in Wallace. …

Tracy Lynn Skavland

Tracy Lynn Skavland, 43, lifelong resident of Kellogg, ID, beloved wife, mother, daughter, and friend, passed away on March 18, 2022 at her home in Kellogg. Tracy was born on May 8, 1978 in Kellogg, ID, a daughter of Ronald…

Virginia Lee Drier

Virginia Lee Drier, 87 Virginia Lee Drier, 87, of Silverton, Idaho, went to join her beloved husband- the love of her life, on March 19, 2022; she passed away at the Good Samaritan Society- Silver Wood Village of Silverton. Virginia…

Gary Robert Austin

Gary Robert Austin 5/13/46 – 3/14/22 Gary Robert Austin went to visit his heavenly father on March 14, 2022 while serving the body of Christ at Valley Real Life Church. Gary was born in Tacoma, Washington on May 13, 1946…

Christina “Tina” Ann Septer

Christina “Tina” Ann Septer, 91, of Kellogg, ID, lifelong resident of the Silver Valley, passed away peacefully on March 12, 2022, at her home in Kellogg. Tina was born on March 9, 1931 at home in Big Creek, a daughter…

Tommie Lee Casteel

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, uncle and friend, Tommie Lee Casteel, 77, of Kellogg, Idaho, passed away March 12, 2022 at Kootenai Health of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.  He was born on February 10, 1945 in Kingsport, Tennessee; Tommie was…

Edward Allen Titus Sr.

Edward Allen Titus Sr. (80) longtime St. Maries, ID resident passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on March 10, 2022. He was born to Allen and Margaret “Jayne” (Magers) Titus on January 10, 1942, in Sanders,…

Janice I. Dianda

Janice I. Dianda (89) longtime St. Maries, ID resident passed away peacefully on March 8, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was born to Clifford and Eleanor (Watson) Hutchins on September 7, 1932, in Sacramento, CA. Janice grew up between…

Sherry Lynn Walker

Sherry Lynn Walker, 64, of Kellogg, ID, passed away on March 12, 2022, at her home surrounded by family and her dog, Rocky. Sherry was born on April 25, 1957 in Wallace, ID, a daughter of the late Everet Hunter…

Marqueta (Scholl) Martinez

Marqueta (Scholl) Martinez, 72, of Osburn passed away on March 10, 2022, in Spokane. Marqueta was born in Deadwood, South Dakota, on November 25, 1949, to Fred and Louise Scholl.   The Scholl family moved to the Silver Valley when…

James Wesley Goodwin

James Wesley “Wes” Goodwin left this world Saturday March 5, 2022, at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’ Alene, ID. He was born to James W. and Hazel (Danial) Goodwin on August 2, 1941. They owned a small farm just southwest…

James A. Brown

ames A. Brown Jr. (66) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away at his home on March 5, 2022. He was born to James A. Sr. and Betty Brown on April 12, 1955, in Oklahoma City, OK. Jim grew up…

Lee Ferrel

Edmond “Lee” Ferrel (79) resident of Princeton, ID passed away at the Schneidmiller Hospice House in Coeur d’ Alene on March 4, 2022. He was born to Edmond and Shirly (Rule) Heimark on March 3, 1943, in Butte, MT. Lee…

Roger Jacob Gentry

Roger Jacob Gentry (71) resident of Cataldo, ID passed away at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’ Alene, ID on March 3, 2022. He was born to William and Helen (Lorentz) Gentry on December 31, 1950, in Lewiston, ID. Roger grew…

Alice Marie Rickard

Alice Marie Rickard (97) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away on February 28, 2022, at her daughter’s home following an extended illness. She was born November 15, 1924, to Arthur Ralph Carman and Pearl Irene (Ells) Carman in Emida,…

Larry Edward Ross

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend, Larry Edward Ross, 69, of Kellogg, Idaho, passed away March 5, 2022 at the family home of Kellogg.  He was born on May 10, 1952 (on Mother’s Day) in Kellogg; Larry was…

James "Jim" Sidney Lucas, Jr.

James “Jim” Sidney Lucas, Jr., 72, of Spokane, WA and formerly of the Silver Valley, passed away on March 3, 2022 at Providence Holy Family Hospital in Spokane, WA. Jim was born on August 10, 1949 in British Columbia, Canada,…

Karlene Kay (Petersen) Jemison

Karlene Kay (Petersen) Jemison, 85, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho (formerly of the Silver Valley), went peacefully into the loving arms of Jesus, surrounded by loved ones on February 27th.   She was born on November 16, 1936 in Spokane, Washington…

Marleecia Marie Comstock

Marleecia Marie Comstock (54) former resident of St. Maries, ID passed away on November 13, 2021, in San Diego, CA. She grew up in Monrovia, CA and graduated from high school with the class of 1984. Following high school, Marlee…

Ronald Paul Linnemeyer

Ronald Paul Linnemeyer (77) longtime resident of St. Maries, ID passed away on February 25th, 2022, with his loving family by his side. He was born to Carl and Shirley (Curless) Linnemeyer on September 25th, 1944 in Bonners Ferry, ID,…

Leonard P. Wilks

Leonard P. Wilks (66) lifetime resident of Emida, ID passed away at The Schneidmiller Hospice House on February 24, 2022 surrounded by his family. Leonard was born to Ivan and Byrl (Taylor) Wilks on November 2, 1955 in St. Maries,…

Richard James Boroski

Richard Boroski Jr. often called "Little Richard" (even though he was 6'4") passed away after a heart attack. Richard loved fishing, working on cars, watching the Seahawks, and learning. He attended Eastern Washington University with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology.…

Von De Cooper

Von De Cooper (71) passed away on February 20, 2022 at Valley Vista Assisted Living in St. Maries, ID. He was born on May 2, 1950 in Pomeroy, WA. He is survived by his daughter and son in-law Christina and…

Hal Roy Dennis

Hal Roy Dennis (82) resident of Fernwood, ID passed away at his home on February 15, 2022. He was born to David and Lauris Dennis on March 24, 1939, in Antigo, WI. As a child, Hal’s family moved to Spokane,…

Tony Gene Sauer

Tony Gene Sauer, 52, of Williston, North Dakota (formerly of the Silver Valley), passed away February 19, 2022 from complications of cancer.  He was born April 10, 1969 in Silverton, Idaho; Tony was the son of Ron and Sherry Sauer.…

Evelyn Lovella McBride

Evelyn Lovella McBride, 87, of Smelterville, Idaho, passed away February 20, 2022 at Mountain Valley of Cascadia of Kellogg.  She was born December 6, 1934 in Oklahoma; Evelyn was the daughter of Gentry and Adabelle (Murray) England. Evelyn moved to…

Wayne Albin Nordin

Wayne Albin Nordin (82), known as “Sparky” to his many friends, a longtime Elk River, ID resident passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on February 16, 2022. He was born to Albin and Isabelle Nordin on July 15,…

Eva May Klein

Eva May Klein was born June 23, 1934, in Terraville, South Dakota to Delbert and Ruth (Taylor) Bedell. She died February 15, 2022, at Valley Vista Care Center in St. Maries, Idaho. Her father’s death preceded Eva’s birth by six…

Robert J Race Sr

February 1, 2022   MEMORIAL SERVICE Saturday February 26, 2022 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Hennessey Valley Funeral Home 1315 N Pines Road Spokane Valley, WA 99206

Janice L. Weinmann

Janice L. Weinmann, a lifelong resident of St. Maries, passed away on February 11, 2022, at the age of 81. Born in St. Maries, May 12, 1940, to Ralph and Lorraine Dugger. She graduated from St. Maries High School with…

John Frederick Grover

John Fredrick Grover (81) went to be with the Lord on February 10, 2022, in St. Maries, ID. He was born August 18, 1940, to john L. Grover and Lois A. (Gray) Grover in Wrangell, AK. The second of 5…

Charles Mack Hensley

Charles Mack Hensley “Ratchit” (80) longtime St. Maries, ID resident passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on February 9, 2022. He was born to Edward and Fern (Branson) Hensley on July 20, 1941, in Cortez, CO.…

Fred B. Duncan

Fred B. Duncan (75) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away on February 6, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family. Fred was born November 4, 1946, to Elmer and Ethel (Munsterman) Duncan in Portland, OR. Fred spent his…

LaMont John Geiger

LaMont John Geiger, age 87, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, February 14th, 2022.  LaMont, better known as Monte, was born on June 9th, 1934 in North Dakota the son of Joseph and Gladys (Foster) Geiger.  Monte grew…

Lynn Marie Walker

Lynn Marie Walker (75) resident of Plummer and Chatcolet passed away at her home on February 4, 2022. She was born to Roland and Belle Walker on November 26, 1946 in Spokane, WA. Per her request, there will be no…

Barry Alan Absec

On Valentine’s Day in 1981 the world was gifted with a kind soul and big heart.  Barry Alan Absec would go on to spread his kindness, becoming known for his endless smiles and big, tall hugs. Born in Exeter, New…

George Russell Baker

George Russell Baker, 73, passed away on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, in Spokane Valley, Washington. Military honors will be performed for him at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 18, 2022, at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake where…

Brian James Self

Brian James Self, 57, of Osburn, ID, passed away on February 6, 2022, in Osburn. Brian was born on August 21, 1964 in Bremerhaven, Germany, US Army Military Base, a son of Willard Self and Gaylene Self Scott. Brian attended…

Cleve Sullivan

Earnest C. “Cleve” Sullivan (86) longtime Fernwood, ID resident passed away at his home on February 3, 2022. He was born to John and Lula Sullivan on June 22, 1935, in Doniphan, MO. Cleve grew up in Missouri, and left…

Joyce W. Hensley

Joyce W. Hensley (87) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on February 3, 2022. She was born to Ira and Geneva Leeper on September 9, 1934, in Beggs, OK. At a young age Joyce…

John Taco Martinez

John A. “Taco” Martinez (68) longtime resident of St. Maries, Idaho passed away at his home on January 28, 2022. He was born in Los Angeles on March 27, 1953. At the age of 6, Taco came to St. Maries…

Martin Jackson Modrell

Martin Jackson “Jack” Modrell Sr. (90) longtime resident of Calder, ID passed away at home peacefully surrounded by his loving family. He was born to Monroe and Matilda (Butts) Modrell on February 2, 1931, in Caldwell, ID. Jack grew up…

Bryce Prince Adame

Bryce Prince Adame, 18, passed away from an auto accident on January 23, 2022, in Spokane Valley, Washington. He was born on September 23, 2003, in Moses Lake, Washington. Bryce was a senior at University High School. He was on…

Robert “Bob” Allen Van Kleeck

Robert “Bob” Allen Van Kleeck, 75, of Kellogg, Idaho, passed away February 2, 2022 at Kootenai Health of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. He was born December 12, 1946 in Coeur d’ Alene; Bob was the son of Donald and Dorothy…

Daphne Lynn Frank

Daphne Lynn Frank, 44, of Wallace, Idaho, passed away January 27, 2022 at her home of Wallace. She was born June 12, 1977 in Kellogg, Idaho. Daphne attended and graduated from the Bridgeport High School of Bridgeport, Washington. Daphne moved…

Agnes Marie Sibert

Agnes Marie Sibert (92) longtime resident of Calder passed away at her son’s home on January 28, 2022. She was born to Terrence and Genevieve McQuade on December 7, 1929, in Spokane, WA. Agnes grew up between Spokane, St. Maries,…

Marjorie A. Pugh

Marjorie A. Pugh “Grammie” (91) longtime St. Maries, ID resident passed away on January 24, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. She was born to Thomas and Velma (Swope) Hamlin on July 1, 1930, in Bill, WY. In 1938 at…

Barbara Gayle Ehrhart

Barbara Gayle Watson was born on February 16, 1925, the only child of Beatrice (“Betty”) & Dewitt Watson, in Cushing, Oklahoma.  A proud “Oakie” she was raised by her mother in Yale, Oklahoma.  During the summers they traveled to visit…

Robert Arnold Goldsmith

Robert Arnold Goldsmith, 75, of Pinehurst, ID, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on January 27, 2022 at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene, ID. Robert was born on December 7, 1946, in Park Rapids, MN, a son of the…

Hazel Elizabeth Reed

Hazel Elizabeth (Granger) Reed, 96, of St. Maries, ID passed away on Friday, January 28, 2022. She was born on September 26, 1925 in Spokane, WA to Ferd and Marie (Pedersen) Granger. Hazel graduated from Whitworth University, and when her…

Lee Sibley Peone

Lee Sibley Peone (69)died unexpectedly Saturday, January 22, 2022, at home in Worley, Idaho. He was born on February 29th, 1952. And grew up in Bedford, MA, graduated from Bedford High School. And went on to proudly serve his country…

Glenda Kay Anderson

Glenda Kay Anderson (Turner) 81, born on October 28, 1940, a lifelong resident of the St. Maries area, passed away on January 22, 2022, at The Scheidmiller Hospice House in Coeur d’ Alene, ID. Glenda was the oldest of 4…

Walter Raymond “Curly” Reed, Jr.

Walter Raymond “Curly” Reed, Jr., 88, of Osburn, ID, beloved husband, grandfather, great-grandfather, and lifelong resident of the Silver Valley, passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side. Walter was born on December 6, 1933 in…

Joseph R. Meagher

Joseph R. Meagher (84) longtime Plummer, ID resident passed away at his home on January 20, 2022. He was born to Vincent and Mary Meagher Sr. on November 15, 1937, in Spokane, WA. Joe grew up in Spokane and graduated…

Thelma Irene Nickerson

Thelma Irene Nickerson, 97, of Kingston, Idaho, passed away January 24, 2022 at Pacifica Pinehurst. She was born December 13, 1924 in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho to Otho and Anna (Lauman) Scott. She lived there as a child until 1941,…

Stephanie “Steph” Marie Holman Larson

Stephanie “Steph” Marie Holman Larson, 37, of Osburn, ID, passed away on January 20, 2022 at her home in Osburn. Stephanie was born on September 14, 1984 in Spokane, WA, a daughter of Lloyd Rushton and Sherrie Edlin Holman. Stephanie…

Alma Jean Bell

Alma Jean Bell, 88, of Osburn, Idaho, passed away January 23, 2022 at Pacifica Pinehurst. She was born March 5, 1933 in Orofino, Idaho; Alma was the daughter of Clifton and Vyrle (Callihan) Flatt. Alma has lived in the Silver…

Edward “Ed” Phillip Hunter

Edward “Ed” Phillip Hunter, 80, of Osburn, Idaho, passed away January 19, 2022 at the Community Medical Center of Missoula, Montana. He was born March 12, 1941 in Hope, Idaho; Ed was the son of William H. and Verona E.…

Paula K. Spooner

Paula K. Spooner (63) resident of St. Maries, ID passed away on January 15, 2022, at Benewah Community Hospital. She was born to George and Shirley (Davis) Harvey on April 28th, 1958, in Pendleton, OR. Paula was raised in Fernwood…