Obituaries for August 2018

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Jose Valencia

Sgt. Jose Valencia, 33, of Lowell, Idaho, born May 12,1985, died Aug. 11, 2018. He was born in El Salvador and came to the United States at the age of nine. He joined the U.S. Army at the age of ...

Glenn Strang-Bowman

Glenn Strang Bowman, 92, Grangeville, Idaho, died peacefully in his sleep at Meadowlark Homes in the early morning hours on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Our family and friends lost our strong, yet gentle Dad, Grandpa, Great Grandpa and buddy. Glenn ...

Lester Eugene Nelson

Lester Eugene Nelson, 92, was born January 29, 1926 in Payette, Idaho to Burton Eugene and Mary Jane (Miller) Nelson, the youngest of eight children. He died August 27, 2018 at Syringa Hospital in Grangeville, Idaho at the age of ...

Bernie John Golz

Bernie John Golz, 97, of Grangeville, Idaho died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 at Syringa Hospital in Grangeville. He was born on Dec. 16, 1920 in Evansville, Wisc. to John and Rose Golz. Bernie graduated from Evansville High School in 1938. ...

Thomas Jack Marek

Thomas Jack (Tom) Marek, 44, of Grangeville, Idaho died Tuesday afternoon, August 14, 2018 while working on his logging equipment at his home. Tom attended his early years at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School in Grangeville. He grew up ...

Duane Sickels

Duane Sickels, 69, of White Bird, Idaho died peacefully at his home, Aug. 2, 2018, with his wife and children by his side. Duane was born Sept. 29, 1948 in Ontario, Ore. His family lived in Payette, Idaho, Hermiston, Ore ...

Lawrence Wassmuth

Our beloved Dad and Grandpa Lawrence Wassmuth, 97, of Grangeville, Idaho died Aug. 7, 2018, at Syringa Hospital, encircled in love by his family. Lawrence Anthony Wassmuth was born to Clemens and Elizabeth Schmidt Wassmuth on Dec. 12, 1920 at ...

Robert Lee Fuller

Robert Lee Fuller Jr. died Aug. 10, 2018. It is a monumental task to give words to the life of a man who lived larger than life. He was a brilliant, dedicated doctor, a world-class fly fisherman, a wonderful father ...

Naomi Katherine Camden

On June 28, 2018 Naomi Katherine Camden was called home to the Lord. Kathy enjoyed the outdoors and had a love for cowboy poetry and Western music, which she shared with her late husband, Charles Camden. Later, after Charlie’s passing, ...

Raymond Joseph Frese

Lt. Colonel Raymond Joseph Frese, USAF-Ret, 98, died July 30, 2018 in Christiansburg, Va., with his daughters by his side. He was born in Quincy, Ill., Jan. 25, 1920. As a career Air Force fighter pilot and logistician, he completed ...

Steven Reed

Steven France Reed, 74, of Everett, Wash., died on June 10th, 2018 after a long battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. Steve was born on March 31, 1944 at Kamiah, Idaho. He was the youngest child of Aaron and Mae (Schwatz-McPherson) Reed ...

Josephine Dasenbrock

Boise, Idaho

Josephine “Betty Jo” Dasenbrock, 95, died Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Boise, with her family by her side. Betty Jo was born on Jan. 20, 1923, in Cottonwood, Idaho, the daughter of Mayme Sager Gentry and her husband, Joe Gentry. ...

Michael Ryan Routh

Kooskia, Idaho

Michael Ryan Routh, 18, of Kooskia, Idaho, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, as a result of an auto accident just hours after welcoming his newborn daughter, Addison Jo, into the world. He was born April 29, 2000, to Dustin Routh ...

Spencer Ryan Flerchinger

Kamiah, Idaho

Spencer Ryan Flerchinger, 15, of Kamiah, Idaho, died July 31, 2018 as a result of injuries sustained in a fall. He was born April 7, 2003, in Cottonwood to Mark and Peggy (Frost) Flerchinger of Kamiah. Spencer attended Kamiah schools ...

Gordon Barner

Gordon Barner, 80, of Riggins, Idaho, died July 26, 2018. He was born Feb. 1, 1938. He was a parts man by trade and an avid sportsman. He enjoyed all the outdoors had to offer. He is survived by his ...

George L. Cowgill

Tempe, Ariz.

George Lewis Cowgill, 88, died in Tempe, Ariz., on July 31, 2018. He was a native of Grangeville, Idaho, who became a distinguished professor of anthropology, specializing in the ancient civilization of Teotihuacan in central Mexico. George and his twin ...

Charles Eugene Francis

Orofino, Idaho

Charles Eugene ‘Snake River Curly’ Francis, 83, of Orofino, Idaho, died June 21, 2018. He was born Aug. 14, 1934. He crossed over Jordan on Aug. 21st. A much-loved kid, good friends, good dogs, and good horses are waiting on ...

Service Notice

Shirley Marie Cox

Shirley Marie (Marshall) Cox, 74, of Grangeville, Idaho – A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Grangeville Christian Church, 402 W. South First St. Interment will follow at Prairie View Cemetery, followed by ...

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Clemens Wassmuth

Cottonwood, Idaho

Clemens Joseph (Slim) Wassmuth, 95, of Cottonwood, Idaho died at Life Care Center in Lewiston, Friday, July 27. He lived a full, meaningful and loving life for ninety-five years. Slim was a member of the St. Mary's Parish and a ...

Laurie Mae Bonwell

White Bird, Idaho

Laurie Mae Bonwell, White Bird, died at University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Wash., on July 13, 2018, surrounded by family after a heroic fight with cancer. Laurie was born in Rupert, Idaho on Aug. 21, 1953. She was ...

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