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Darlene M Halbert

Darlene M. Halbert, 87, of Cottonwood, Idaho, born Oct. 24, 1930, in Albion, Neb., died peacefully at the Royal Plaza Retirement Center in Lewiston, Idaho, on June 16, 2018. Darlene had many talents, besides kids, she had two other treasured ...

Bruce A Henderson

Bruce A. Henderson, 88, of Pollock, Idaho, died Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Bruce was born Feb. 1, 1930, in Red Bluff, Calif., to Ed and Goldie Henderson. Dad was raised on a small ranch west of Red Bluff, where he ...

JoAnn Wheatley

JoAnn Wheatley transferred her home in Grangeville, Idaho, to heaven on June 1, 2018. JoAnn was born March 18, 1929, in Hamilton, Mont., to Sandy and Bess Sanderson. She graduated from Hamilton High School, and later attended the University of ...

Milly Smith

Milly "Sue" Smith, 84, of Kooskia, Idaho, died May 21, 2018, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Idaho. Sue was born to LeRoy A. and Sarah E. (Howell) Parks on Dec. 29, 1933, in Grangeville, Idaho. She was ...

Roberta Lee Simonsen

Roberta Lee Simonsen, 81, of Grangeville, Idaho, unexpectedly went home to be with the Lord, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Wash. She was the greatest mom and dad in the world. She is survived by ...

Doris L Baker

Doris was born Sept. 10, 1922, in Caldwell, Idaho, to Lee & Verna Gibson. As a child she was raised on farms in southern Idaho. She traveled with her parents and five siblings a lot as her father worked on ...

William James Spickelmire

William James “Jim” Spickelmire died of cancer on Monday, May 21, 2018. He was born March 16, 1939, at Roseberry, Idaho, to Richard and Hazel (Pottenger) Spickelmire. Jim grew up in Riggins, Idaho, with his sisters and brother. On Aug. ...

Emma Jean Wilkins-Harris-Greenrod

Emma Jean Wilkins-Harris-Greenrod, died Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Grangeville Health and Rehab. Center in Grangeville, Idaho. Jean was born Nov. 16, 1927, near Grangeville, a daughter of Lester and Eva Long Wilkins. She attended grade school at Gill’s Point ...

Darlene K Fine-Cannon

Darlene K. Fine-Cannon, 69, of Grangeville, Idaho, died Monday, May 21, 2018, at Grangeville Health and Rehab Center. Darlene was born Dec. 1, 1948, at Grangeville, a daughter of Donald and Edna Hewson Fine. She attended school in Grangeville. Darlene ...

Josephine Killgore

Josephine (Harvey) Killgore, 96, died at her home on the family farm along the Salmon River near White Bird, Idaho, Thursday morning, May 17, 2018. Josephine H. Harvey was born Dec. 5, 1921, at Sweetwater, Idaho, a short distance south ...

Nancee Kay Riggs

Nancee Kay Riggs was born Nancee Kay Mazewski Oct. 6, 1948, in Anaheim, Calif., to Helen and Stanley Mazewski and left this earthly plane April 12, 2018, in Caldwell, Idaho. When Nancee was 18 months old, Helen and she moved ...

Richard C Huntley

Uncle Dick died in a tragic automobile accident near Craigmont, Idaho, on Dec. 14, 2017. Dick was born in Sebastopol, Calif., Oct. 13, 1926, to Martin “Pat” and Millicent (Van Luvanee) Huntley. The family left California in 1930, and headed ...

Nellie Faye Fulton

Nellie Faye (DeMasters) Fulton was born Sept. 16, 1922, in Emmett, Idaho, to Joseph Benjamin and Nellie Flora (Badley) DeMasters. She was raised on a cattle ranch out of Sweet, Idaho, along with two sisters and two brothers. Nellie has ...

James L Paul

These words aren’t about what he did in his life, but are about the man he was. Shane’s words encompass the memories and feelings his wife, children, grandchildren and loved ones all have and hold dear. When I was a ...

James Maynard

Jim Maynard died May 3, 2018, due to complications of cancer. Jim was at home in Slate Creek, Idaho, with his niece, Laree and sister, Jeanie enjoying the beautiful spring flowers, birds and animals. Memorial services will be held at ...

William James Kauffman

William J. Kauffman, 89, died peacefully Friday, April 27, 2018, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lewiston, Idaho. Born Feb. 28, 1929, in Orofino, Idaho, Bill was raised in Pierce, Grangeville and Lewiston, Idaho. After high school Bill enlisted in the ...

Patsy Arlene Murphy

Patsy was born June 29, 1935, at home on Black Hawk Bar to Clifford and Edith Murphy. She lived in the Slate Creek, Idaho, area in her younger years. Her father built a new home on Main Street in Riggins, ...

Ruben Walter Junes

The golden heart of Ruben Walter Junes stopped beating on the sunny spring morning of Tuesday, March 20, 2018. He was born on Dec. 3, 1937, to Ferdinand and Ilmi Junes near the town of Menahga, Minn. When Ruben was ...

John Kenneth Purvis

John Kenneth Purvis, born March 24, 1931, in Ontario, Ore., died at age 87 on April 11, 2018, in Riggins, Idaho. John served in the Navy from 1949 to 1959 in the Korean War and he also worked in the ...

Traci Lynne Brown

On April 19, 2018, at 61 years old, Traci Lynne Brown flew away with the Angels. Born March 19, 1957, to Frances (Woolfolk) and James Eckel in Grangeville, Idaho, Traci grew up as a sweet dollop of icing sandwiched between ...

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