Obituaries for July 2016



Vern Entrup

Smyrna, Delaware

Vern Entrup, former Cottonwood resident, of Smyrna, Del., died at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood, Idaho, on July 4, 2016. Vern died of complications from lung cancer and of brain cancer. He was 61. Vern was born Dec. 2, 1954, ...

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William J. Bump

Grangeville, Idaho

William “Bill” J. Bump, 76, of Grangeville, Idaho, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston. Arrangements are under the direction of the Blackmer Funeral Home of Grangeville.


Steven Thomas Woodley

Riggins, Idaho

The Salmon River has a vacancy on its banks that few people have the dedication or the love of fishing to occupy. Steven Thomas Woodley, 53, gave up his fishing hole on July 2, 2016. His struggle with this life ...

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Suzanne McWilliams

Ferdinand, Idaho

Suzanne McWilliams, 63, of Ferdinand passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at her home. Arrangements are pending with the Blackmer Funeral Home of Grangeville.


Ruby Grace McLaughlin

Grangeville, Idaho

Ruby “Grace” McLaughlin passed away peacefully in her sleep at Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center on Sunday, July 17, 2016. Grace was an avid gardener, and voracious reader, and she loved to cook and bake. Grace was born July 15, ...

Gerald Fleming

Spokane, Wash.

Gerald (Jerry) Fleming was born June 1, 1933, in Grangeville Idaho, and entered into rest on July 12, 2016, in Spokane Wash. He attended school in Grangeville and was drafted into the Army during the Korean War, where he served ...

Wesley Eugene Shira

Grangeville, Idaho

Wesley Eugene Shira, 34, died Friday, July 15, 2016, of a rollover accident on Graves Creek Road south of Cottonwood, Idaho. Wes was born April 13, 1982, in Augsburg, Germany, to Richard and Audrey (McLean) Shira. Wes had a big ...

John Loren Foltz

Spokane, Wash.

An adoring husband, a devoted Dad and Grampa, beloved friend to many… John Loren Foltz lost his short fight with pancreatic cancer on June 11th, 2016, at the age of 70. Those closest to John knew that he showed his ...

Wilma Nelson Shinnick

Portland, Ore.

A Celebration of Wilma Nelson Shinnick’s Life will be held Saturday, July 9, 2016, at 1 p.m. at the chapel at Washington Memorial Park in SeaTac, Wash. Her ashes will be laid in Denver Cemetery, near her family ranch. Wilma ...

Delores Genevieve Heimgartner

Grangeville, Idaho

Delores Genevieve Heimgartner, 93, died June 28, 2016, at Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center in Grangeville, Idaho. Delores will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Delores was born on May 16, 1923, at Burley, Idaho, to Chancellor ...


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