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Steven James Smith

Steven James Smith was born into this world April 8, 1964. Steve lived 53 years as a cherished son, adored husband and beloved father. Steve’s battle with cancer came to an end on Dec. 7, 2017, at his home on ...

Barbara Jean Frei-Gehring

Barbara Jean Frei-Gehring, 77, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at her home in Grangeville, Idaho, with her family by her side. Barbara was born March 22, 1940, in Cottonwood, Idaho, the youngest of 10 children, to Fred and Anna Vogel ...

Lonnie D Ellibee

Lonnie D. Ellibee, 72, of Grangeville, Idaho, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at the Meadowlark Homes in Grangeville. A cremation graveside service will be held Saturday Dec. 16, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Denver Cemetary in Grangeville. Arrangements are under ...

Jennifer Kay Wagner

Jennifer Kay Wagner left us on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, to join her dad, Port and Nana, Rosemary who helped shape her life. She was born in Grangeville, Idaho on Oct. 30, 1964 and lived there until she graduated from ...

Roberta Lee Simonsen

Roberta Lee Simonsen, 81, of Grangeville, Idaho, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Wash. A memorial service is set for Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at Grangeville Senior Center at 3 p.m.

Norma Winifred DeArmond

Norma Winifred (Jungert) DeArmond, 85, died peacefully at home on Nov. 20, 2017, surrounded by her loving daughters. Norma was born Aug. 15, 1932, in Cottonwood, Idaho, daughter of Willie and Ora (Smith) Jungert. Norma graduated from Cottonwood High School ...

Barb J Frei-Gehring

Barb J. Frei-Gehring, 77, of Grangeville, Idaho, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at her home. Arrangements are pending with Blackmer Funeral Home of Grangeville.

Loris 'Sally' Small

Loris “Sally” Small left us peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, after a very recent cancer diagnosis. Sally was born to Fred and Esther Jessup on Jan. 24, 1938, in Cottonwood, Idaho. She graduated from Grangeville High School in 1956 ...

John Joseph Hetzner

John Joseph Hetzner, 67, died peacefully at home on Dec. 1, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a devoted family man, a loving husband to Susan (Hagle) and father to Calla. He was born on May 17th ...

Patricia Ann Fisher Wilson

Patricia Ann Fisher Wilson died Oct. 31, 2017, at the age of 79, from a stroke in Altoona, Iowa. Patt was born April 10, 1938, in Escanaba, Mich., to Robert and Mary Fisher. Patt attended school in Grangeville, Idaho and ...

William 'Billy' J Cox

William J. “Billy” Cox, 68, of Grangeville died Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at Deaconess Medical Center in Spokane, Wash., after a long battle with kidney failure. Billy was born July 7, 1949, at Cottonwood, Idaho, the son of William and ...

Orville A Biggers

Orville A. Biggers, 92, of Grangeville, Idaho, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at the Grangeville Health and Rehab Center in Grangeville. Orville was born Feb. 6, 1925, at Sweet, Idaho, a son of Charles and Alice Howe Biggers. He attended ...

Dean Christian Diffin

Dean Christian Diffin, loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle, friend, teacher, and coach died peacefully on Nov. 12, 2017, surrounded by his loving family after a courageous and hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer. Dean was born on Nov. 3, ...

Billy J Ellenberg

Billy J. Ellenberg, 54, of Kamiah, Idaho, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood, Idaho. Arrangements are under the direction of Blackmer Funeral Home of Grangeville, Idaho.

Orville A Biggers

Orville A. Biggers, 92, of Grangeville, Idaho, died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at the Grangeville Health and Rehab Center. Services are pending with Blackmer Funeral Home, Grangeville.

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