• Obituaries

Donald Bennett

March 8, 2019

Donald James Bennett, 73, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019 in Kootenai, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Don was born on July 28, 1945 in Seattle, WA to James and Aileen Bennett. He grew up and attended schools in Seattle. Don ma

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Robert Jacobson

March 6, 2019

Robert Edward “Jake” Jacobson, 82, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A Celebration of Life will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Ponderay Events Center. Bob was born on September 3, 1936 in Sagle

Carol Johnson

March 4, 2019

Carol Ann Johnson, 81, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Monday, March 4, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services will be held. Carol was born on June 4, 1937 in Scofield, UT to John and Caroline Bezyack. She graduated f

Jack Owens

March 2, 2019

Jack Oliver Owens, 86, peacefully passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 in Kootenai, Idaho with family by his side. Memorial services will be held 2:00 pm on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint. Jack was born August 6

Billy Bennett

March 1, 2019

Bill Lawrence Bennett, 72, local musician, A.K.A “Billy Knight,” passed away on Friday, March 1, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Sandpoint Eagles Lodge. Billy was born on Sept

Susan E. Eaton

February 28, 2019

Susan Edna (Woods) Eaton, aka. Pumpkin, 67, passed away in the comfort of her home on Thursday, February 28, 2019 in Heron, Montana. A private family gathering will take place this summer. Susan was born September 25, 1951 in Pittsburg, CA to Ulric

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Dale Thompson

February 28, 2019

Dale Duane Thompson, 85, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, WA. Private family services will be held at a later date. Dale was born in Hayden Lake, ID to Roy and Elgin (Dot) Thompson. He attended

Verna Mae Davis

February 21, 2019

Verna Mae Davis, 91, passed peacefully to heaven on February 21, 2019. A celebration of her life will be Saturday, March 2, at 2 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 526 S. Olive Ave. in Sandpoint, ID. Please wear bright and cheerful colors. She is

Jeannie A. Merriweather

February 21, 2019

Jeannie Argene Merriweather (Sherman) 72, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A private family celebration of life will be held at a later date. Jeannie was born on April 3, 1946 as Helen Argene Merriweather in Fort Wor

Robert A. Rorman

February 19, 2019

Robert A. Rorman, loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, one day shy of his 88th birthday.  Private family services have been held. Bob was bor

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Frederick Bruce Van Nostrand

February 11, 2019

Frederick Bruce Van Nostrand, 79, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Interment will be held at the Washington State Veteran’s Cemetery in Medical Lake, WA. Fred w

Val Sawyer

January 21, 2019

Valeda Lorene “Val” Sawyer, 91, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 at Luther Park Memory Care in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Val was born on June 9, 1927 in Kalispell, MT to LeRoi and Lorene Kemmis. She grew

Quinn Lillith Dooley

January 21, 2019

Quinn Lillith Dooley, born December 22, 2016, the daughter of Emily Symonds and Keanu Dooley, tragically passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019. Her beautiful soul will forever be missed by all who knew her and will always be cherished by her fam

Dagmar Kirking

January 14, 2019

Dagmar Kirking, 94, passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 18, 2019 at the First Lutheran Church with Pastors Lori Morton and Steve Neuder officiating. Dagmar was b

Paula Hall

January 13, 2019

Paula Marie Freeman Hall, 72, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019, in Sandpoint, Idaho.  There will be a celebration of life to honor the enormous contribution Paula made to this community on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Trinity at City Beach,

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Delbert Sanford

January 8, 2019

Delbert Ray Sanford, 81, a Montana gentleman, a jet pilot, a carpenter, a jack of all trades, a family man, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A celebration of his life will be held this summer in Sagle. Interment will be he

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David Darling

January 4, 2019

David Alan Darling, 67, loving husband, father, papa and brother, long-time Sandpoint High School Teacher, and a truly honorable man, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A celebration of life will be held at the Sandpoint Elks

Tamie J. Martinsen

December 27, 2018

On December 27, 2018, Sandpoint lost a valued member of its community, Tamie Jo Martinsen. She passed away peacefully at the Schneidmiller Hospice House in Coeur d’Alene, ID, at the age of 57.  She was cared for by skilled and compassionate staff

Tom A Guscott

December 26, 2018

Tom Arthur Guscott, 63, passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A memorial gathering of family and friends will be held at Arlo’s Restaurant, on February 2nd at Noon. Tom was born on August 9, 1955 in Spokane, WA to Herb

Neal Kincaid

December 19, 2018

Neal William Kincaid, 73, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Services will be announced at a later date. Neal was born on December 13, 1945 in Sandpoint to Maurice and Sylvia Kincaid. He attended Adventist schoo

Peggy Knowles

December 11, 2018

Peggy Marie Knowles 90 Peggy’s journey finally ended peacefully on December 11, 2018, her 90th birthday when she went home to be with her Lord and Savior. It was the ultimate birthday present. Memorial services will be held at 2:30 pm on Saturda

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Dale "Buzz" Boeck

December 10, 2018

Dale R. “Buzz” Boeck, 91, passed on December 10th, 2018 surrounded by his family at Luther Park in Sandpoint, Idaho. Buzz leaves his wife, Muriel Joyce Boeck (Reynolds) of Sandpoint; son Michael Boeck and wife Dee; daughter Melanie Hess; grand

Shirley Tucker

December 5, 2018

Shirley Adelle Tucker, 79, passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at her home in Kootenai, Idaho. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint. Shirley was born on July 14, 19

Mary Wacker

December 4, 2018

Mary Alice Wacker, 94, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Rosary will be said by Fr. Dennis C. Day at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint. Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monda

Irene D. Simonsen

December 3, 2018

Irene Dorothy Simonsen, 92, passed away peacefully in Sandpoint, Idaho on Monday December 3, 2018. A memorial service will be held on January 19, 2019 at the First Lutheran Church at 526 S. Olive Ave in Sandpoint at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Lori Morto