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Paul Diefenbach

April 27, 2019

Paul Sterling Diefenbach, 85, resident of East Hope, Idaho, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Providence Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, WA. He will be laid to rest at the Washington State Veteran’s Cemetery in Medical Lake, WA at 1:30 p

Greg Burton

April 25, 2019

Gregory Charles “Greg” Burton, 71, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A celebration of Greg’s life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at his home on Baldy Mountain Road in Sandpoint. Greg was born on

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Ed Torrence

April 18, 2019

George Edgar “Ed” Torrence, 77, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Family and friends are invited to join in celebrating Ed's life at a memorial service to be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Lake C

Darleen Lodge

April 12, 2019

Darleen Peach Lodge, 79, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A Memorial service will be held at a later date. Darleen was born in Spokane, Washington, on September 8, 1939.  She was the only child of Ralph and Darleen Clin

Bud Lang Sr.

March 31, 2019

Our “Bull of the Woods”, Bud Lang Sr., hung up his chain saw and went home to rest Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the age of 102 ½. He passed peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family and loyal companion, otherwise known as “The Little Fel

Patricia Mulvihill

March 23, 2019

Patricia Marie Mulvihill, 58, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Private family services will be held at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint. Patricia was born on March 2, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois to Walter and Ma

Patrica Baker

March 23, 2019

Patricia Louise “Patty” Baker, 82, of Ponderay, Idaho passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2019 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Sand

Lynn A. Parise

March 20, 2019

  Lynn Ann Parise passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 in Sandpoint, she was 66. Lynn was born on July 25, 1952 in Trinidad, CO to John and Charlene Parise. She lived in Colorado with her parents and

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Arthur W. Fouts

March 17, 2019

Arthur Walker Fouts, III, 69, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Sandpoint, Idaho with Pastor Brandon Herron and Pastor

Wayne Russell Gaston

March 15, 2019

Wayne Russell Gaston peacefully left us on Friday, March 15, 2019, surrounded by his loved ones in Sandpoint, Idaho. He was 63 years old. Wayne was born on February 4, 1956 to Wesley and Dorothy (Daniels) Gaston in Pullman, Washington. Th

Carol Anne Squires

March 8, 2019

Carol Anne Squires, 63, passed away at home in Clark Fork, Idaho on Friday, March 8, 2019. Private family services will be held at a later date. Carol was born on December 9, 1955 in Fayetteville, NC to Douger and Carrie Pope. She married John Squ

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