Sean and Kristi Ackerman of Grangeville are the parents of a baby boy. Sean Junior Ackerman was born Friday, June 16, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood. He weighed seven pounds, four ounces, and was 20 inches long.
A 25th wedding anniversary will be held in in honor of Dan and Jeanie VonBargen Saturday, June 17, 2017, noon, at Cottonwood City Park. The event is being hosted by the couple’s children.
Corey and Michele Cochran of Cottonwood, Idaho, are the parents of a baby daughter. Holley Marie Cochran was born Monday, May 29, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood. She weighed six pounds, 12 ounces.
Wayne C. MacGregor Jr., 91, a longtime resident of Grangeville, Idaho, died May 21, 2017, surrounded by his children. Wayne was born May 27, 1925, in Spokane, Wash., to Wayne C. and Estella Smith MacGregor. He was raised in Spokane and graduated from North Central High School in May of 1943, where he excelled academically and as an athlete, especially football.
A memorial service for Walter Shjelfo, 92, will be held at 10 a.m. on July 29, 2017, in Dickinson, N. D., at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 146 6th Avenue West, with military honors being presented by the American Legion Post #3 Honor Guard after the service. Burial will follow at the Dickinson Cemetery, and there will be a reception at the Dickinson Elks Lodge.
Jane E. Tilton, 85, of Riggins, died Monday, May 22, 2017, at the Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Blackmer Funeral Home of Grangeville.
Celebration of Life for Chase McNeil, 18 of Kamiah will be at 1 p.m., Saturday June 3, 2017, at the Nazarene Church, Highway 12, Kamiah, Idaho. A potluck dinner will follow. Trenary Funeral Home of Kooskia, Idaho assisted the family.
Mark and Sarah Christensen of Riggins are the parents of a baby daughter. Jean Louise Christensen was born Thursday, May 18, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood.
Funeral service on Saturday, May 20
Funeral services are later this week for Harry E. Owens who died last week in a vehicle crash into the Clearwater River. Owens, 89, of Grangeville, was a former Idaho County Commissioner who served five terms (1987-2002) on the board.
Ronnie and Kendra Chandler of Keuterville, Idaho, are the parents of a baby boy. Trey Joseph Chandler was born Saturday, April 22, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood, Idaho. He weighed seven pounds, six ounces, and was 20 inches long. He joins a big brother, Gunner, 20 months old.
Tyler and Amanda Braun of Cottonwood, Idaho, are the parents of a baby son, Elliot Gunnar Braun.
Bertha Osborn Ackerman Drury, 81 of Grangeville, Idaho, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at the Grangeville Health and Rehab Center. She was born to Roy and Luella Osborn in Essex, Montana on April 2, 1936.
Alane Kristine Robie, 52, of Grangeville, Idaho, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Syringa Hospital in Grangeville. Alane was born on Jan. 6, 1965, to Earl and Agatha Haener in Grangeville.
Isaac John Aiken, 32, died Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Grangeville, ID., due to health complications. He was born Sept 22, 1984, in Lewiston, Idaho.
A celebration of life for Jack and SueAnne Gruell of Riggins will be held at the Riggins Community Center on April 29, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. (MT). Refreshments will be served after the ceremony.