• Obituaries

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

Bud Smith

April 3, 2020

Ashby W. “Bud” Smith Jr., 79, found his final peace on Friday, April 3, 2020, resting comfortably in his home. His three children surrounded him with loving care before leukemia took him to join his wife, Joyce. Bud was born April 1, 1941 to A

John G. Flejtuch

April 1, 2020

John G. Flejtuch, 64, passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 in Priest River, Idaho. He was born February 23, 1956 in Buffalo, New York to Edward and Mary Flejtuch. Please sign John's guest book and leave your condolences for his family.

Leon Sparks

March 25, 2020

Leon “Butch” Sparks, 67, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 in Hope, Idaho. A celebration of Life will be held at a later date, and this website will be updated when a date has been chosen. Butch was born on April 12, 1952 in Yankton, Sou

Jody Grimm

March 22, 2020

Jolene Diane “Jody” Grimm, 73, from East Hope, Idaho, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene. Jody was born to a military family, Lt. Col. Joseph and Maxine Dehner on February 5, 1947 in Los Angeles, CA. J

Elizabeth Soura

March 21, 2020

Elizabeth Linn Soura, 54, passed away at home in Spokane, WA on Saturday, March, 21, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 9:30 am on Friday, March 27, 2020 at the Holy Myrrhbearer’s Orthodox Cemetery in Bonners Ferry, ID. Liz was born on Novem

Linda Williams

March 13, 2020

Linda Williams, age 61, passed peacefully in her Sagle home, in the presence of her loved ones, on March 13, 2020 following a 4-month battle against brain cancer. A Celebration of Linda’s Life will be held at a later date; at which time all of th

Carla Cragun

March 11, 2020

Carla Jean Joseph-Cragun, 68, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Her memorial service has been rescheduled for 10:00 am on Friday, July 10, 2020 at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Sand

Gary Wescott

March 10, 2020

Gary R. Wescott, USAF, Ret., 85, of Sagle, passed away on March 10, 2020 after a brief stay at the Schneidmiller House in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. He was born in Caldwell, Idaho, on January 19, 1935, the son of Raynor and Addie Wescott. Raised in T

Ethel Abraham

March 5, 2020

Ethel Louise “Rusty” Abraham, 88, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2020 in Sagle, Idaho. Viewing will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, May 8, 2020 at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint. Graveside services will follow at 1:00 pm at Pinecrest

Lillian Heissenbuttel

March 2, 2020

Lillian Jancik Heissenbuttel passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho, 97 years to the day she came into the world. Although she had been residing in Bonners Ferry, ID with her daughter Leslie, she was a former resident of Boonton Tow

Elizabeth Keeton

March 2, 2020

Elizabeth “Betty” Keeton passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho at the age of 61. Betty was born on April 22, 1958 in San Francisco, California to Edward and Edna Robinson. At the age of five, Betty and her brother Ed moved w

Jacqueline Moss

February 28, 2020

Jacqueline Shirley Moss, 89, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, February 28, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho surrounded by family. She will be laid to rest with her husband Bobbie Moss at the Hillside Cemetery in Issaquah, WA. Jackie was born on May

Kent Labrie

February 27, 2020

Kent Steven Labrie, 70, passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2020, at his home in Sandpoint, Idaho. A reception honoring Kent will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2020 in the Fellowship Hall at the First Presbyterian Church. Kent was born

Finney Ueland

February 27, 2020

Finney Noel Ueland passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2020 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho at the age of 91. Finney was born the youngest of nine siblings on December 21, 1928, to John and Alma Ueland in Wirt, Minnesota. After graduating high school, he

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