• Obituaries

Royal Shields, Jr.

September 11, 2021

Royal Fremont Shields, Jr., 78, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021 in Hope, Idaho. Services are pending and a complete obituary will be published at a later date. ...

Debra Darnell Howarth

September 11, 2021

Debra (Debbie) Lynn Howarth, 61, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A celebration of her life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021 at the North Summit Church with Pastor Kyle Bostock officiating. Debbie...

Art Webb

September 6, 2021

Arthur Lee Webb, 81, passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Memorial Services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at the Cocolalla Cowboy Church with Pastor Steve Bradshaw officiating. Art was born on Se...

Bernie Pederson

September 3, 2021

Click here for livestream link: https://www.hdezwebcast.com/show/bernard-pederson Bernie M. Pederson, 88, passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021 at Hearthstone Village in Kootenai, Idaho. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monda...

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Raymond Budelis

September 2, 2021

Raymond George Budelis, 82, passed away on Thursday, September 2, 2021 in Newport, WA. Memorial Services will be held at 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at the Washington State Veteran’s Cemetery in Medical Lake, WA. Ray was born on Dece...

Sam McEwan

August 22, 2021

Sam McEwan, 72, passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2021 in Sandpoint, Idaho surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at the Lakeview Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery i...

Steve Young

August 20, 2021

Steven Monroe Andrew Young, Jr., 77, passed away on Friday, August 20, 2021 at Hospice House in Coeur d’Alene, ID. Private family services have been held. Steven was born on March 17, 1944 in Bakersfield, CA to Steven and Norma Jean Young, Sr. He ...

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David Wall

August 19, 2021

David Roland Wall, 80, passed away peacefully at his home in Sandpoint, Idaho on Thursday, August 19, 2021. Dave was born on December 30, 1940, in Spokane, WA to R.A. “Jim” and Ada Wall. He graduated from North Central High School in Spokane i...

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Henry Harp

August 16, 2021

Henry Lyle Harp, 97, passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021 at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 20, 2021 at Cabinet Mountain Calvary Chapel in Clark Fork, Idaho with Pastor Scot...

Charles "Bud" Sinclair

August 10, 2021

Charles (Bud) Sinclair Jr., 75, passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 in Sandpoint, Idaho. He was born June 10, 1946 in Washington D.C. to Charles and Joann Sinclair. Raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and graduated from Washington Senior High. H...

Gene Courtney

August 8, 2021

Clyde Gene Courtney, 84, passed away on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at his home in Laclede, Idaho. A celebration of Gene’s life will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Friday, August 13, 2021 at Trinity at the City Beach in Sandpoint. A celebration of Gene’s li...

Laura Osterman

August 8, 2021

Laura Janet Osterman, 79, passed away on Sunday, August 8, 2021 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Services will be announced at a later date. Laura was born on November 13, 1941 in Avenal, CA to Wallace and Essie Vanderford. She grew up in Coalinga, CA and gradu...

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Jerry Stern

July 31, 2021

Gerald Gerhardt “Jerry” Stern, 93, passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021 in Spokane, Washington. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church with Pastor Steve Heinsen officiating....

Amanda Callahan

July 28, 2021

Click here for link to livestream https://www.hdezwebcast.com/show/amanda-carol-callahan Amanda Carol Callahan, 59, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at her home near Sandpoint, Idaho. It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn her p...

James Macha

July 21, 2021

James Frank Macha, 84, passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 in Kootenai, Idaho. A celebration on his life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 23, 2021 at the Sandpoint City Beach. Jim was born on February 13, 1937 in Inglewood, California...

Virginia Ross

July 20, 2021

Virginia L. Ross passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at North Idaho Hospice, Schneidmiller House in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. She was born on May 7, 1927 to John W. Storey and Clara Esther Clements Storey at Emporia, Kansas. She was the second of sev...

Jewel Willford

July 18, 2021

Jewel Marie Willford, 67, passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2021 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Jewel was born on November 23, 1953 in Sandpoint to Buck “John” and Gloria (Evans) Willford. She attended Southside, Koo...

Aiden Dyer

July 16, 2021

Aiden “den!!” Dyer went to heaven in the arms of his Guardian Angel on Friday, July 16, 2021. At only 11, he taught all who knew him how to truly live in the moment and to love unconditionally. Aiden Michael Dyer was born on January 15, 2010 ...

Jesse Dawson

July 15, 2021

Jesse Drew Dawson, 44, passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Jesse was born on May 2, 1977 in Sandpoint to Michael and Debra Dawson. He grew up and attended schools in Sandpoint, graduating in 1995. Jesse did concrete work for...

Sandra Fraser

July 6, 2021

Sandra J. Fraser, 84 passed away on July 6, 2021 in Sandpoint, Idaho. She traveled the world, as a flight attendant, and later on a motorcycle across the U.S. and Europe with her husband Doug. However, Sandra Jean Smith Fraser was a small town girl...

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Paul Ruth

July 1, 2021

Captain Paul A. Ruth USN (Ret), 83, passed away on July 1, 2021, in Sandpoint, Idaho, surrounded by loving family. He was born on February 5, 1938, in Allentown, PA to the late Paul and Mae Ruth. He was a graduate of Allentown High School and the Nav...

Marta Lysnewycz

June 21, 2021

On 21 June 2021 at 12:12 pm, Marta Lysnewycz went to meet her Maker. She leaves behind her only daughter, Christine Lysnewycz Holbert; son-in-law Dr. D. Vernon Holbert; grandchildren Dr. Daniel Vernon Holbert, Maggi Holbert, and Nicole Turner; and fi...

Joseph Shupp

June 19, 2021

Joseph Daniel Shupp, 47, passed away from lung cancer on Saturday, June 19, 2021 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at the North Summit Church with Pastor Steve Brown officiating. Joe was b...

William Foster

June 17, 2021

William David “Bill” Foster, 61, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Thursday, June 17, 2021 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint wi...

Benjamin McConnell, IV

June 14, 2021

Benjamin Rush McConnell IV, 73, passed away on Monday, June 14, at his home in Hope, Idaho. He is the son of Benjamin Rush McConnell, III, and Enid Mary (White) McConnell. He is proceeded in death by his parents, and his sister, Sharon DeGloria M...