Obituaries for May 2015



Connie Jean Cochran Sanford

Kamiah, Idaho

Connie Jean Cochran Sanford, 66, went to be with the Lord and Savior on May 8, 2015, surrounded by her loving family from a rare degenerative brain disease similar to Parkinson’s disease. She was born Jan. 19, 1949, to Dale ...

Eloise Oleson

Grangeville, Idaho

Eloise Oleson, 86, passed peacefully Sunday, May 17, 2015, at Syringa Hospital in Grangeville, Idaho. She spent her last days surrounded by the love of many of the four generations of her family members. Born March 23, 1929, to Pauline ...

Kenneth L. Anderson

Lewiston, Idaho

Ken Anderson, 77, died May 17, in Lewiston, Idaho. He was born to Homer and Ethel Anderson on May 14, 1938, in Borger, Texas. He attended school in Pampa, Texas, where he was the photographer for the high school newspaper, ...

Kathy Spinks (Medel)

Crestone, Colo.

Kathy Spinks (Medel), 63, passed away May 6, 2015. Teacher, mentor, traveler, spiritual seeker, Kathy lived each day of her life to the fullest! Hattiesburg, Miss., is her hometown where she grew up with her parents and one brother. Her ...

Robert George Jull

Cottonwood, Idaho

Robert George Jull, 71, of Cottonwood, Idaho, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, May 12, 2015. He was born on Dec. 1, 1943, in Madison, Wisc., to George A. and Ellen L. (Halverson) Jull. He graduated from East High School and went ...

Pearl Elma Holbrook Carey

Payette, Idaho

Pearl Elma Holbrook Carrey was born at the Doumecq ranch house three miles southwest of White Bird, Idaho, June 7, 1918, and passed away Nov. 27, 2014, in Payette, Idaho. Her grandfather, John Doumecq, came to Idaho County in 1863 ...

Thomas Schmidt

Greencreek, Idaho

Thomas Schmidt, 83, of Greencreek, Idaho, went suddenly and peacefully working at home May 4, 2015, in his back yard. Tom was born on April 27, 1932, to John and Anastasia Schmidt in Greencreek. He attended school at Greencreek graduating ...

Virginia Wilson (Gregg) Volin

Renton, Wash.

Virginia Wilson (Gregg) Volin, 72, was born Aug. 31, 1942, in Walla Walla, Wash., to Woodrow and S. Elizabeth (O’Neill) Wilson and passed away April 9, 2015, in Renton, Wash., surrounded by loved ones. Virginia graduated from Clearwater Valley High ...

Zona Kay Smith

Moses Lake, Wash.

Zona Kay Smith, 78 Zona Kay Smith, 78, was born March 21, 1937, in Spokane, Wash. She passed away Feb. 2, 2015, in Moses Lake, Wash., where she resided with her son, Karl Smith and family. Zona was the oldest ...


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