• Obituaries

Robert Privette

February 16, 2020

Robert Alvin Privette, 80, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private services have been held. Bob was born on December 22, 1939 in Spokane, WA to Alvin and Clarice (Ruark) Privette. He graduated from West Valley High Sch

Bill Watt

February 14, 2020

William Floyd “Bill” Watt, Sandpoint, Idaho, native and founder of Encoder Products Company, passed away peacefully from natural causes on February 14, 2020. He was 87. Bill was born in Sandpoint in 1932 to Floyd Watt of Sagle, Idaho, and Ida

Steve Foust

February 12, 2020

Steve Foust July 1, 1949 – February 12, 2020 Steve Foust made his debut on this earth on July 1, 1949 -- blazing the trail of parenthood for Mike and Helen Foust in Bonners Ferry, Idaho. A few years later he was joined by brothers To

Heath Okon

February 11, 2020

Heath Gregory Scott Okon, 47, passed away peacefully at home in Sandpoint, Idaho on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, after a long, brave battle with synovial sarcoma. Please join us in celebrating his life on Saturday March 7, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Cedar Hi

Jim Hunt

February 10, 2020

James Patrick Hunt, 58, passed away on Monday, February 10, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. Services will be announced at a later date. A complete obituary will be published at a later date.

Thomas F Crayton

February 5, 2020

Thomas "Tom" Fisher Crayton IV, 69, passed away on February 5, 2020 in Sagle, Idaho. Please check back for a full obituary. For now, please sign Tom's guestbook and leave your condolences for his family and wife Kim. A memorial service will be hel

Kirk Miller

February 4, 2020

James Kirk Miller, 66, passed away in Sandpoint, Idaho on February 4, 2020. The family will be holding a memorial at Eichardt’s Pub and Grill at 212 Cedar Street in Sandpoint on Saturday February 15, 2020 at 1p.m. Kirk, as most people knew him, w

Penelope E. Towles

January 29, 2020

Penny Towles, 82, a resident of Heron, Montana, passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, of natural causes. She was born in Chewelah, Washington on January 10, 1938, to Glenn and Elaine Hill, where she lived until her marriage to James (Jim) Towle

Jed Turnbull

January 28, 2020

Jed Allen Turnbull passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho at the age of 64. Jed was born on April 3, 1955, to James and Dolores (Nolen) Turnbull and lived most of his life on land his great-grandfather homesteaded in the

LaVon Long

January 24, 2020

Lavon William Long, 85, passed into the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, January 24, 2020 in Sagle, Idaho. He passed away from Parkinson’s, at home surrounded by family and friends. LaVon was born in Sandpoint, ID on Decemb

Essie Bushie Hale

January 21, 2020

Essie Vera (Keasling) Bushie Hale, 92, formerly of St. James, MO, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Services will be held at a later date. As per her wishes she will be cremated and laid to rest with her husband in the St.

Judy Bourassa

January 20, 2020

Judith (Judy) Bourassa, 76, passed away peacefully at home in Sandpoint, Idaho on Monday, January 20, 2020, after a short battle with cancer. Her husband, Art Bourassa and her children were by her side during her final days, while she rested in the c

Carl L. Packwood

January 17, 2020

Carl Leland “Buster” Packwood passed away peacefully in Sandpoint, Idaho on January 17, 2020 after a long battle with cancer and other chronic health issues. He was 91 years old. Buster was born in Lewiston, Idaho on April 2, 1928 to Basil and

Barbara Gooby

January 15, 2020

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Barbara May Gooby, age 83, announces her passing on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Barbara will be lovingly remembered by son Steven (Faith) Czarapata, daughter Carrie (David) Thompson, son

Ronald Keenan

January 12, 2020

Ronald Dale Keenan, 92, passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Ron was born to Patrick and Goldie Keenan on February 6, 1927 in Fairbury, Nebraska. He was raised by his grandparents Pat

Berniece Gilmore

December 24, 2019

Margaret Berniece (Bossick) Gilmore, 93, passed away at home on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A Rosary Vigil will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 7:00 pm on Thursday, January 23, 2020. A Memorial Mass will be held at 1

Milford Evans

December 24, 2019

Milford Harvey Evans, 86, of Dover, passed away on Tuesday, December 24 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Friends will gather at Trinity at City Beach on February 8, 2020 between 2-4 pm. Milford was born on November 10, 1933 in Leslie, Idaho to Arthur and

Jeanne Suckling

December 23, 2019

Jeanne Hope Suckling, 96, passed away on Monday, December 23, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services will be held this summer in Ludlow, VT to inter her ashes. She will be laid to rest with her husband Bruce and her parents. Jeanne was b

Lewis E. Kedish

December 20, 2019

Lewis E Kedish, age 96, of Sandpoint, Idaho passed away peacefully Friday Dec 20th surrounded by love ones while holding the hand of his wife of 72 years. A viewing will be held on Friday, December 27, 2019 at the Lakeview Funeral Home from 3:00 t

Lois Broderson

December 19, 2019

Lois Eileen “Loi” Broderson, 78, passed away at home in her sleep on Thursday, December 19, 2019, in Ponderay, Idaho. A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 pm on Monday, December 30, 2019, at the Sandpoint Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Ch

Etta B. Taylor

December 14, 2019

Etta B. Taylor passed away peacefully with family members at her side, on December 14, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho at the age of 92, after a brief illness. She was born March 30, 1927 in Greenwood Springs, MS. Etta was the only child of Thomas Andrew

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Walter J. Burt

November 29, 2019

Walter John Burt died peacefully in his sleep, with his wife by his side, at Luther Park on Friday, November 29, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. He was two months shy of celebrating his 93rd birthday. He was born at home on Ontario Street in Sandpoint on

Marian L Soulier-McBride

November 20, 2019

Marian Lee Soulier-McBride, 74, passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A Celebration of Life ceremony and reception will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 1pm: First Baptist Church event building located behind the c

Dorothy Keaton

November 13, 2019

Dorothy Olivia Keaton, 91, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint with Paul Graves officiating. A reception wi

Logan Rhodes

November 13, 2019

Logan Skylor Rhodes, 24, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A memorial service will be held at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 11 a.m. He was born July 22, 1995 and was loved ver