• Obituaries

Nancy Miller

August 5, 2020

Nancy J. Miller, 68, passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A complete obituary will be published at a later date.

Eugene Meyers

August 3, 2020

Eugene Peter “Ticket” Meyers, 90, died at his home in Hope, Idaho surrounded by his family and loved ones on Monday, August 3, 2020. Eugene was born on August 22, 1929 to Harry and Ruby Meyers in Chicago at the Swedish Covenant Hospital in the

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Bill James

July 29, 2020

William Alan “Bill” James, 71, passed away at his home in Sagle, Idaho on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint with military honors. Bill was bo

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John Ivy

July 23, 2020

John Alan Ivy, 73, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at his home near Sandpoint, Idaho. John will be laid to rest at the Washington State Veteran’s Cemetery, private family services will be held at a later date. John was born on March 23, 194

Nathan Blessing

July 17, 2020

Nathan William Blessing, 32, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 17, 2020 at his home in Athol, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Nathan was born on March 23, 1988 in Renton, WA to James and Annie Blessing. He grew up and attended sc

Richard Hollars

July 15, 2020

Richard Allen Hollars, 84, passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at home in Sagle, Idaho. Private family services will be held at a later date. Richard was born in Omaha, Nebraska on July 20, 1935. He graduated from East High School in Denver, CO.

Jean McGuire

July 13, 2020

Jean Ann McGuire, 78, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020 at her home in Sagle, Idaho. A private Memorial Mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with Fr. Sleeva Raju officiating. Jean was born on April 29, 1942 in Milwaukee, WI to Thom

Joan Bowman

July 6, 2020

Joan Marie Bowman, 80, passed away on Monday, July 6, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Joan was born on August 30, 1939 in Sandpoint, ID to Maurice and Louise Dreisbach. She grew up in Sitka, Alaska, but spent many

Loren Vanek

July 6, 2020

Loren Joseph Vanek, 94, passed away on Monday, July 6, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Loren was born on February 9, 1926 in Lewistown, Montana the oldest son to Frank and Dorothy Vanek. He attended River Echoes gra

William Harvey

July 4, 2020

William Aaron Joseph Harvey, 23, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020 in Sagle, Idaho. Graveside services will be held at noon on Monday, July 20, 2020 at the Clark Fork Cemetery with Branch President Michael Taylor of the Clark Fork LDS Church cond

Velma Wescott

June 30, 2020

Velma Faye Wescott, 85, passed away in the evening of Tuesday, June 30, 2020 with her sons at her side. A compassionate and gentle soul, Velma was known for her quiet smile and unselfish concern for others. She was always available to listen, tell

Priscilla Murphy

June 28, 2020

Priscilla Anne Murphy formerly of Nampa died June 28, 2020 at her home near Sandpoint, Idaho after struggling with Alzheimer’s for many years. Priscilla, age 89, was born February 4, 1931 at the home of her maternal grandparents in Fair Oaks, Cal

Bryan Berry

June 27, 2020

Bryan Lee Berry, 70, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. Services will be held at a later date. Bryan was born on March 15, 1950 in Enterprise, Oregon to Warren and Helen Berry. He grew up and attend

James Williams

June 19, 2020

James Williams, 84, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020 at Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Jim was born on November 3, 1935 in Ohio to James and Imogene “Jean” Williams. He attended hi

Janet Jenkins

June 13, 2020

Janet Jenkins, 79, died peacefully at Judson Park in Des Moines, Washington on Saturday, June 13, 2020 after battling progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) for several years. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. at the Lakeview Funeral Home i

Joseph Callahan

June 9, 2020

Joseph Thomas Ray Callahan, 20, passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 in Colville, WA. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, June 19, 2020 at North Summit Church on Division St in Sandpoint with Kyle Bostock officiating. Burial will fol

Lavelle E. Utt

May 30, 2020

Lavelle Elizabeth Utt, 64, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Lavelle was born on July 7, 1955 in Portland, Oregon to Grant and June Hoyt. She attended Jackson High School in Portland.

Arlene A. Haddad

May 30, 2020

Arlene Anne Haddad, 93, died peacefully on Saturday May 30, 2020 in Sandpoint Idaho with her loving daughters by her side. Arlene was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 22, 1927 to Elizabeth & Jim Hood. She married her sweetheart Robert Haddad and

James Burgess

May 25, 2020

James Morris Burgess, 77, died peacefully in his lakefront home on Monday, May 25, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Jim, with fraternal twin brother Jack, was born Sept. 1, 1942 in Ballston Spa, N.Y., to Mary Elizabeth Smith and John Chamberlain Burgess. T

Robert Frazer

May 17, 2020

Robert Thomas Headley “Bob” Frazer, 83, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services will be held at a later date. Bob was born on March 7, 1937 in Los Angeles, CA to Roy and Mildred Frazer. He grew up and att

Fern Watt

May 12, 2020

Fern Marie (Guilford) Watt, 86, long-time Sandpoint resident and co-founder of Encoder Products Company, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, from pneumonia. Fern was born in 1933 in Weiser, Idaho, to Mary and Leslie Guilford. She grew up with her

Merna Helms

May 8, 2020

On Friday, May 8, 2020, Merna A. Helms mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and cherished friend passed peacefully at her home in Noxon, Montana, with her family at her side. Merna was born in Plentywood, Montana, on October 1, 1941, to Clarence and

Dianne Cross

May 1, 2020

In loving memory of Dianne Marie Cross, 73, resident of Clark Fork, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Dianne was born April 3, 1947 in San Francisco, CA to Ernest and Dorothy Kauffman. Af

Katherine Reed

April 27, 2020

Katherine Alice Reed, 63, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Private family services will be held. Katherine was born on March 31, 1957 in Yakima, WA to Gerald and Hazel Hainline. She graduated from Hanford High School

Levi Envik

April 13, 2020

Levi Ellis Envik, 40, passed away on Monday, April 13, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Services will be announced at a later date once social distancing restrictions are relaxed. Levi was born on May 11, 1979 in Sandpoint, Idaho to Dennis and Patricia En