• Obituaries

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...

Jim Hunt

February 10, 2020

James Patrick Hunt, 58, passed away on Monday, February 10, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. Services will be announced at a later date. A complete obituary will be published at a later date. ...

Thomas F Crayton

February 5, 2020

Thomas "Tom" Fisher Crayton IV, 69, passed away on February 5, 2020 in Sagle, Idaho. Please check back for a full obituary. For now, please sign Tom's guestbook and leave your condolences for his family and wife Kim. A memorial service will be hel...

Kirk Miller

February 4, 2020

James Kirk Miller, 66, passed away in Sandpoint, Idaho on February 4, 2020. The family will be holding a memorial at Eichardt’s Pub and Grill at 212 Cedar Street in Sandpoint on Saturday February 15, 2020 at 1p.m. Kirk, as most people knew him, w...

Penelope E. Towles

January 29, 2020

Penny Towles, 82, a resident of Heron, Montana, passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, of natural causes. She was born in Chewelah, Washington on January 10, 1938, to Glenn and Elaine Hill, where she lived until her marriage to James (Jim) Towle...

Jed Turnbull

January 28, 2020

Jed Allen Turnbull passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho at the age of 64. Jed was born on April 3, 1955, to James and Dolores (Nolen) Turnbull and lived most of his life on land his great-grandfather homesteaded in the ...

LaVon Long

January 24, 2020

Lavon William Long, 85, passed into the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, January 24, 2020 in Sagle, Idaho. He passed away from Parkinson’s, at home surrounded by family and friends. LaVon was born in Sandpoint, ID on Decemb...

Essie Bushie Hale

January 21, 2020

Essie Vera (Keasling) Bushie Hale, 92, formerly of St. James, MO, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Services will be held at a later date. As per her wishes she will be cremated and laid to rest with her husband in the St....

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...