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Loren Bates

January 11, 2021

Loren Jay Bates, 75, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2021, in Sandpoint, Idaho. He was born in Los Angeles, California, on April 25, 1945, to Revis Lee Bates and Marion Hazel Huckle. He was preceded in death by this mother, father, and brother,

Melanie Taylor-Nuss

January 10, 2021

Melanie Lynn Taylor-Nuss, 37 of Sandpoint, ID, got her angel wings on Sunday January 10, 2021. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint. The family is asking that masks be wor

Kendrick M. Mercer

December 24, 2020

Kendrick Martin Mercer, 85, passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2020 at his home on Warren Island in Hope, Idaho. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. A complete obituary will be published at a later time. Please visit Kendr

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Michael Cresina

December 15, 2020

Michael Robert Cresina, 57, passed away in the comfort of his home on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A Celebration of his Life will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at North Summit Church with Pastor Kyle Bostock of

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Robert Yancey

December 14, 2020

Robert George “Bob, Beau” Yancey, 90, passed away, while surrounded by his three sons, on Monday, December 14, 2020 at his cabin in Sagle, Idaho. A celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Bob was born on November 3, 1930 in Spokane, WA

Louis Knapik

December 12, 2020

Louis Noel Knapik, 90, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Lou was born on February 5, 1930 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to Louis and Marion Knapik. He attended schools in upstate Ne

Eleanor Easel

December 12, 2020

Eleanor J. Easel, 98, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Eleanor was born on August 20, 1922 in Berlin, Maryland to Clinton and Margaret Jarman. After completing her schooling, Ele

Marlene Plank

December 8, 2020

Marlene June Plank, 88, joined our Lord and Savior in heaven on December 8, 2020 in Sandpoint, ID. Private family services will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Marlene was born May 23, 1932 in San Diego, California to James & Eleanor S

Rockey L Burkholder

December 7, 2020

Rockey Lee Burkholder, 72, passed away on Monday December 7, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A memorial service will be held in the spring of 2021 in Bonners Ferry, Idaho. A complete obituary will be published at a later date. Please visit Rockey’s o

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Patrick H. Nave Sr.

December 2, 2020

Patrick Henry Nave Sr., 89, passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Private family services will be held at a later date. Patrick was born on November 3, 1931 in Los Angeles, California to Henry and Effie Nave. At the

William L. Austin

November 28, 2020

William Lynn Austin, 71, passed away at his home in Priest River, Idaho on Saturday, November 28, 2020. Private family services will be held at a later date. Please visit his guestbook and leave your condolences for his family.

Mark Dunkel

November 22, 2020

Mark Eugene Dunkel, 67, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held at the Pack River Cemetery. A celebration of his life will be held in June. Mark was born on June 19, 1953 in Coronado, CA t

Patrick Halbert

November 22, 2020

Patrick Kevin Halbert, 57, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020 in Careywood, Idaho. A memorial service will be held at 10 am on Monday, November 30, 2020 at the Lakeview Funeral Home Chapel in Sandpoint. Patrick was born on March 17, 1963 in Ho

Philip Siemers

November 22, 2020

Philip Wesley Siemers, 68, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Phil was born on April 17, 1952 in American Falls, ID to John and Ruth Siemers. He graduated from Sandpoint High Schoo

Tommy Lund

November 22, 2020

Tommy Lund, 66, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020 in Coeur d’Alene, ID. Private family services have been held. Tommy was born on March 24, 1954 Boras, Sweden to Gosta Ella Lund. He worked as a truck driver in Europe. Tommy moved to Sandp

Jay Reed

November 19, 2020

Jay Donald Reed, 77, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 in Sagle, Idaho. A celebration of Jay’s life will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at the Seneacquoteen Cemetery with Pastor Brian Noble officiating. Jay was born on J

Irene Lovejoy

November 18, 2020

Irene Sylvia Lovejoy (née Moen) of Sandpoint, Idaho passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 following a wonderful life of 94 years. Irene was born on January 26, 1926 in Brookings, SD to Melvin and Clara Moen. She was raised on her parent’

Linda Gregor

November 18, 2020

Linda Kaye Gregor, 73, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at her home in Hope, Idaho. A complete obituary will be published at a later date.

Christopher A Smith

November 18, 2020

Christopher Allen Smith, 19, passed away on Wednesday November 18, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A viewing will be held from noon to 4:00 pm on Thursday December 3, 2020 and a funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 1:00 pm, on Friday,

Ramona R. Fancher

November 17, 2020

Ramona “Mona” Ray Fancher, 62, passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Mona was born on October 5, 1958 in Sandpoint, ID to Ronald and Maxine Cassal. Ramona grew up in Sandpoint, briefly moving out of the state in her adult

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Joe D Nieman

November 11, 2020

Joe David Nieman walked off a mountain into the arms of his parents Lorraine and Douglas Nieman on the thirteenth of May, 1944. He returned to the highest of peaks on November 11, 2020 in search of the ripest of huckleberries. A memorial

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Bruce Lee Bell

November 3, 2020

Bruce Lee Bell, 57, passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint with Pas. Brendon Biggs officiating. Bruce was born on

Jean Nelson

October 30, 2020

Hilma Eugenia “Jean” (Young) Nelson, 89, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Clark Fork Cemetery with Thom Van Dusen of the Clark Fork LDS Chur

Patricia Helms

October 29, 2020

Patricia Ann (Olson) Helms, 51, wife, mother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, and cherished friend to many, passed peacefully on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at her home in Newman Lake, Washington, after a long and very courageous battle with LAM’s dis

Josh Drumheller

October 28, 2020

Joshua Michael Drumheller, 42, passed away on Wednesday October 28, 2020 in Clark Fork, Idaho. Services will be held at a later date. Josh was born on March 28, 1978 in Caldwell, ID to Melita Shelley and Michael Drumheller. He grew up in Hope and