Obituaries for March 2016



Val Vestal Jones

Stites, Idaho

Val Vestal Jones, 88, of Stites, Idaho, passed away on March 23, 2016, at the Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Val was born to Leonard and Halcie (Cody) Jones on September 28, 1927, in Firth, Idaho. He was the youngest ...

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Melanie J. Allardale

Grangeville, Idaho

Melanie J. Allardale, 67 of Grangeville died Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at Syringa Hospital in Grangeville. Arrangements are under the direction of Blackmer Funeral Home of Grangeville.


Gary Stephen Willman

Riggins, Idaho

Gary Stephen Willman, 73, passed away on Monday, March 7, 2016, in Boise, Idaho, at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. Gary was born on Oct 16, 1942, in Detroit, Mich., to Steve and Maureen Willman. He graduated from high school ...

Ambrose Schumacher

Greencreek, Idaho

Ambrose Schumacher, 84, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, March 19, 2016, surrounded by his family. Born Jan. 8, 1932, to Leo and Mary (Schmidt) Schumacher in the home on the family farm in Greencreek where he resided for all the 84 ...

Doris Bowman

Grangeville, Idaho

Doris Bowman, 83, our loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 6, 2016, at Syringa Hospital in Grangeville, Idaho. Doris Ann Swank was born April 19, 1932, at Mansfield, Ohio, to Owen and Alberta ...

Floyd Idaho Litchfield

Grangeville, Idaho

Floyd Idaho Litchfield, 80, passed away March 9, 2016. He was born in Grangeville, Idaho, to Luella and Idaho C. Litchfield in 1935. The family lived in Elk City for many years, then in Grangeville. Floyd proudly served in the ...

Mary G. Eckert

Fountain Hills, Ariz.

Mary G. Eckert, 63, of Fountain Hills, Ariz., formerly of Grangeville and Cottonwood, Idaho, and Chula Vista, Calif., went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on March 9, 2016, after a 38-year-long battle with complications from lupus and ...

Cynthia Ann McGuire

Winchester, Idaho

Cynthia Ann “Santos” McGuire, 62, devoted mother and grandmother passed away on March 11, 2016, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Idaho, with her family by her side. A resident of Winchester, Idaho, since 2011 and prior a ...

Jonathon F. Schwartz

Ferdinand, Idaho

Jonathon Francis Schwartz, 44, unexpectedly passed away on March 5, 2016, at the family home near Ferdinand, Idaho. His sudden passing was due to a heart condition. John was born in Cottonwood, Idaho, on Oct. 22, 1971, to Herman B. ...

Jeanne Evelyn (Corbitt) Butler

Etna, Wyo.

Jeanne Evelyn (Corbitt) Butler, 86, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter and son-in-law on March 11, 2016, in Etna, Wyo., following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Evelyn Gene Corbitt, across the Salmon River from ...

Clayton Hampel

Grangeville, Idaho

Clayton Hampel was born to Carl and Stella Hampel on Jan. 3, 1926, in Fort Collins, Colo. He passed away in his home in Grangeville, Idaho, on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016. Clayton attended high school in LaPorte, Colo. He served ...

Carl I. Frazier

Clarkston, Wash.

Carl I. Frazier, 87, of Clarkston, Wash., formerly of Grangeville, Idaho, passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, at Tri-State Memorial Hospital in Clarkston. He was born on April 17, 1928, in Mayetta, Kansas, to Roy E. and Nellie Frazier. Carl ...

Roy Talbert Siggers, Sr.

Grangeville, Idaho

Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather went to be with our Lord. Roy Talbert Siggers Sr., 77, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, at St Luke’s Hospital in McCall, Idaho, with his wife and Loretta (Diane) by his side. During ...

Jack J. Wessels

Cottonwood, Idaho

Jack (John) J. Wessels, 55, died Thursday, Feb. 25. Jack was born Nov. 7, 1960, to Joe and Jeanne (Willenborg) Wessels in Cottonwood, Idaho, the fourth of six children. Jack graduated from Prairie High School in Cottonwood then went on ...

Carl H. Frei

Grangeville, Idaho

Carl H. Frei, 85, of Grangeville, Idaho, passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, at his brother, Tony’s, home with family. Carl was born Dec. 27, 1930, to William Carl Frei and Elizabeth Kunygunda (Staab) Frei in Ferdinand, Idaho. The family ...


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