• Obituaries

Priscilla Murphy

June 28, 2020

Priscilla Anne Murphy formerly of Nampa died June 28, 2020 at her home near Sandpoint, Idaho after struggling with Alzheimer’s for many years. Priscilla, age 89, was born February 4, 1931 at the home of her maternal grandparents in Fair Oaks, Cal...

Bryan Berry

June 27, 2020

Bryan Lee Berry, 70, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. Services will be held at a later date. Bryan was born on March 15, 1950 in Enterprise, Oregon to Warren and Helen Berry. He grew up and attend...

James Williams

June 19, 2020

James Williams, 84, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020 at Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Jim was born on November 3, 1935 in Ohio to James and Imogene “Jean” Williams. He attended hi...

Janet Jenkins

June 13, 2020

Janet Jenkins, 79, died peacefully at Judson Park in Des Moines, Washington on Saturday, June 13, 2020 after battling progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) for several years. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. at the Lakeview Funeral Home i...

Joseph Callahan

June 9, 2020

Joseph Thomas Ray Callahan, 20, passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 in Colville, WA. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, June 19, 2020 at North Summit Church on Division St in Sandpoint with Kyle Bostock officiating. Burial will fol...

Lavelle E. Utt

May 30, 2020

Lavelle Elizabeth Utt, 64, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2020 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services have been held. Lavelle was born on July 7, 1955 in Portland, Oregon to Grant and June Hoyt. She attended Jackson High School in Portland. ...

Arlene A. Haddad

May 30, 2020

Arlene Anne Haddad, 93, died peacefully on Saturday May 30, 2020 in Sandpoint Idaho with her loving daughters by her side. Arlene was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 22, 1927 to Elizabeth & Jim Hood. She married her sweetheart Robert Haddad and...

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...