Obituaries for September 2017



Bernadine Louise Haener

Grangeville, Idaho

Bernadine (Bonnie) Louise Haener was called home to be with her Heavenly Father on Sept. 17, 2017. She was surrounded by her loving family. Bonnie was born Jan. 23, 1931, in Deer Park, Wash., to John and Minnie Wasson. Along ...

Sister Valine Kachelmier

Cottonwood, Idaho

O God, my God, for You I long at break of day. My soul thirsts for You. My body longs for You. Psalm 63 Sister Valine Kachelmier, OSB, was born into eternal life at 2:45 p.m. on Sept. 20, 2017. ...

James E Rae

Grangeville, Idaho

James E. (Jim) Rae, passed away on Sept. 23, 2017, at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Lewiston, Idaho, where he had been a resident since July 2006, after suffering an earlier stroke. Jim was born on Feb. 13, 1930, ...

Vernon Ray Vance

Nampa, Idaho

Reverend Vernon Ray Vance, born Dec. 16, 1929, to Ross Earl and Florence Edith Vance in Garnett, Kansas, died in his home, surrounded by his loving family, Sept. 14, 2017. Vernon was preceded in death by his mother, father, eight ...

Jacqueline Mary Elizabeth (Schmidt) Lacey

Weippe, Idaho

A tiny miracle, Jacqueline Mary Elizabeth Schmidt, arrived earlier than expected to her loving parents Mary (Sprute) and Louis Schmidt on Feb. 29, 1948. Weighing in at a mere 3 pounds, she would never fail to amaze us with her ...

William D Patton

Grangeville, Idaho

William “Billy” D. Patton, 79, of Grangeville, Idaho, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at his home. Billy was born in Weaverville, Calif. on Aug. 22, 1938, to Clarence and Eva Patton. Born fourth of seven children he grew up in ...


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