• Obituaries

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 an

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. Ron was a long time employee at the Inkwell. A complete obituary will be published at a later date.

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 intern 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

Edward L. Deno

November 12, 2019

Edward Lomer Deno, 72, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A private family gathering will be held at a later date. Edward, better known by all as “Deno” or “Eddie” was born on April 2, 1947 in Lawndale, Californ

Patrick Kren

November 5, 2019

Patrick Lee Kren, 21, passed away and found peace in the loving embrace of Jesus on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. A visitation will be held from 1:00 – 5:30 pm on Friday, November 15, 2019 at the Lakevie

Richard Sharpe

October 17, 2019

It is with great sadness the family of Richard “Dick” Harold Sharpe, announces his passing on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the age of 89 years. Dick was born on April 20, 1930 in Boise, ID and raised by his mother Grace Sharpe, and his stepfa

Marjorie Renneberg

October 16, 2019

Marjorie Marie Renneberg, 94, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A complete obituary will be published at a later date.

Dennis LaValley

October 16, 2019

Dennis Ralph LaValley, 77, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Dennis was born on June 15, 1942 in Superior, WI to Ralph and Ruth LaValley. He graduated from Edsel Ford High Schoo

Bud Vanek

October 15, 2019

Clarence Anthony “Bud” Vanek, 84, of Sandpoint, Idaho, passed away on October 15, 2019 in Sandpoint. Bud was born on April 17, 1935, to Rudolph and Anna (Comes) Vanek in Lewistown, Montana. The youngest of three sons, Bud was raised on his fam

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Les Downs

October 10, 2019

We lost one of the last of the “greatest generation” on October 10, 2019, when our Dad, Leslie Russell Downs, 93, passed away peacefully at his home in Hope surrounded by family. He was a true legend!  Les was born December 31, 1925 in Monrovia,

Joyce Klemm

October 7, 2019

Joyce Marie Klemm, 71, resident of Sagle, Idaho, passed away on Monday, October 7, 2019 at Kootenai Medical Health in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Joyce was born on October 27, 1947 in Los Angeles, CA to John and Rosemarie Hall. She graduated from high

Joseph Wythe

September 30, 2019

Joseph Henry Wythe, 98, passed away on Monday, September 30, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. He was born on October 18, 1920 in San Jose, California to Joseph Hills Wythe and Elsie Twelker Wythe. Wythe worked as a journeyman carpenter before starting

Linda Ashford

September 26, 2019

Linda Lee (Donaldson) Ashford, 83, joined her beloved Wm. Johnny, on Thursday, September 26, 2019.  She passed peacefully at home surrounded by love. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, October 10th at 1pm at the Whispering Pine Cemetery.

Norm Aldridge

September 25, 2019

Norman Lee Aldridge, 68, passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 in Bonners Ferry, Idaho. Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Mountain Springs Church in Bonners Ferry. Norm was born on January 30, 1951 in Cincinn