• Obituaries

Dennis LaValley

October 16, 2019

Dennis Ralph LaValley, 77, passed away on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Dennis was born on June 15, 1942 in Superior, WI to Ralph and Ruth LaValley. He graduated from Edsel Ford High Schoo...

Bud Vanek

October 15, 2019

Clarence Anthony “Bud” Vanek, 84, of Sandpoint, Idaho, passed away on October 15, 2019 in Sandpoint. Bud was born on April 17, 1935, to Rudolph and Anna (Comes) Vanek in Lewistown, Montana. The youngest of three sons, Bud was raised on his fam...

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Les Downs

October 10, 2019

We lost one of the last of the “greatest generation” on October 10, 2019, when our Dad, Leslie Russell Downs, 93, passed away peacefully at his home in Hope surrounded by family. He was a true legend!  Les was born December 31, 1925 in Monrovia,...

Joyce Klemm

October 7, 2019

Joyce Marie Klemm, 71, resident of Sagle, Idaho, passed away on Monday, October 7, 2019 at Kootenai Medical Health in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Joyce was born on October 27, 1947 in Los Angeles, CA to John and Rosemarie Hall. She graduated from high...

Joseph Wythe

September 30, 2019

Joseph Henry Wythe, 98, passed away on Monday, September 30, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. He was born on October 18, 1920 in San Jose, California to Joseph Hills Wythe and Elsie Twelker Wythe. Wythe worked as a journeyman carpenter before starting...

Linda Ashford

September 26, 2019

Linda Lee (Donaldson) Ashford, 83, joined her beloved Wm. Johnny, on Thursday, September 26, 2019.  She passed peacefully at home surrounded by love. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, October 10th at 1pm at the Whispering Pine Cemetery. ...

Norm Aldridge

September 25, 2019

Norman Lee Aldridge, 68, passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 in Bonners Ferry, Idaho. Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Mountain Springs Church in Bonners Ferry. Norm was born on January 30, 1951 in Cincinn...

Leata Judd

September 24, 2019

Leata Louise Judd, 90, passed into the light on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at her home in Sandpoint, Idaho.  A remembrance will be announced at a later date. Leata was born on July 1, 1929 San Diego, CA to Roger and Jean Moore. She grew up in th...

Logan Temple

September 23, 2019

Logan Reese Temple, 21, passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019 at Providence Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital in Spokane after nearly three years of bravely battling a rare and aggressive form of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. A celebration of Logan...

Lance Marley

September 23, 2019

Lance J. Marley, 66, passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019 at his home in Sagle, Idaho. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at the Lakeview Funeral Home with Pastor Jon Pomeroy of the Sandpoint Church of God of...

James Jarrold

September 22, 2019

James Michael Jarrold, 76, passed away at home in Sandpoint, Idaho on Sept. 22, 2019. Jim was the first and only son born in 1942 to John and Jessie (Barclay) Jarrold in Vancouver B.C. and he relocated at an early age to Clarkston, WA. Here, his moth...

Deborah Bullis

September 19, 2019

Deborah Kaye Bullis, 65, passed away on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at her home in Hope, Idaho. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 am on Friday, October 4, 2019 at Greenwood Memorial Terrace in Spokane, WA. Debbie was born on March 23, 1954...

Doris Keener

September 17, 2019

Doris Ann Keener, 95, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Doris was born on December 25, 1923 at home in Sandpoint the sixth of seven children born to Clarence and Grace Sylvester...

Eunice Knaggs

September 13, 2019

Joyce Eunice Knaggs, 89, gifted her spirit back to the Heavens to be with her Lord and Savior on the evening of Friday, September 13, 2019.  She is in a better place now. Eunice was born June 29, 1930 to Edna Pearl and Robert Clayton Foster.  Sh...

Willard Piehl

September 8, 2019

Willard D. Piehl, 88, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. He was born on April 14, 1931, in Scranton, North Dakota, and moved to Sandpoint with his family when he was six years old.  He was raised on a farm north of Sand...

Robert Hoss

September 3, 2019

Robert Dennis Hoss, 74, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at his home in Hope, Idaho, after a brave battle with leukemia. Memorial services will be held at 9:30 am on Saturday, September 14, at the Cabinet Mountain Calvary Church with Pastor ...

Wayne Bistodeau

September 3, 2019

Wayne Dale Bistodeau, 60, left us on Tuesday Sept.3, 2019 due to a heart attack. At peace on his couch in Sandpoint. A celebration of Wayne’s life will be held at 4:00 pm on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Farmin Park, followed by a gathering at Iv...

Harold Rainey, Sr.

August 30, 2019

Harold Glen Rainey, Sr, 71, went to sleep in Jesus on Friday, August 30, 2019 at his home in Sagle, Idaho after being diagnosed with bone cancer. Viewing will be held on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from 3-5 pm at the Lakeview Funeral Home. Memor...

Ida M. Silva

August 25, 2019

Ida M. Silva, 90, passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Ida was born on October 12, 1928 in Chickasha, OK to Charles and Edna Noakes. She moved to Los Angeles at the age of 15, and grad...

Betty Kinne

August 24, 2019

Marjorie Ann “Betty” Kinne, 90, passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. A Memorial Service will be held at 6:30 pm on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the Kootenai Community Church with Pastor Jim Osman officiating. The family i...

James Hall, Sr.

August 17, 2019

James “Jim” Howard Hall, Sr., 78, peacefully passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019, in Sandpoint, Idaho. Jim was born on March 21, 1941 in Ione, Washington to Phillip and Dessa [Prouty] Hall. He grew up and attended schools in Colville, Was...

Bud Stobie

August 15, 2019

James Anson “Bud” Stobie, 86, passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Bud was born on November 17, 1932 in Spokane, WA to John and Mildred Stobie. He graduated from Lewis and Clark ...

Irene F. Henderson

August 10, 2019

Irene Faye Henderson, 78, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Interment and military honors will take place at 1:30 pm on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the Washington State Veteran’s Cemetery in Medical Lake, WA. Irene w...

Melvin Eugene Madsen

August 7, 2019

Melvin Eugene Madsen, 84, passed away peacefully at his home in Sandpoint, Idaho on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Private family services have been held. Mel was born on October 30, 1934 in Sandpoint to Elmer and Josephine (Viehouser) Madsen. He was ...

Linda Bradshaw

July 26, 2019

Linda Bradshaw died in her home in Clark Fork, ID on Friday morning, July 26, 2019. Linda lived life with KINDNESS as her way of living every day. Linda was a self-employed hard worker. Believing in loving what you do, she was a passionate landsca...