Paula Winter

Paula Winter Picture 001Paula K. Winter, 46, Bovill, ID

Paula went to be with her Lord and Savior June 8, 2014 at her home in Bovill. She was 46. Paula was born in Moscow, Idaho to Manley and Karen Waldron of Bovill on November 2, 1967. Paula attended grade school in Bovill and graduated from Deary High School in 1986 and married Fred Winter in Bovill on July 12, 1986. They made their home in Bovill, ID.

Paula worked part time for the Latah County Library District which eventually turned into a full time job that she loved very much. She enjoyed reading to the local children as well as doing summer reading projects with them. Paula was also a full time mother to Krystal, Ben and Emily. Paula enjoyed picking huckleberries, camping, and cheering on her children at their sporting events. Paula was also a very talented painter, cook and baker. She made sure that her family was loved and cared for every day. Whether that meant making meals or staying up late to help finish a school project, she was there through it all. Paula was full of life, laughter and love.

Paula leaves behind Fred, her loving husband of 28 years, her children Krystal, Ben, and Emily, her parents Manley and Karen Waldron, her brother Bob Waldron, and her sisters Dawn Soumas and Sue Townsend. Paula also leaves behind countless nieces and nephews as well as many dear friends.

A memorial service will be held at the Bovill Presbyterian Church on June 13, 2014 at 1 pm. There will be a covered dish potluck to follow at the Bovill Elementary School gymnasium.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Short’s Funeral Chapel, Moscow, and online condolences may be sent to

9 Responses to Paula Winter

  1. Allen Hanson says:

    You and your family have my heartfelt condolences, and you all are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  2. Joe and Barbara Brady says:

    We wish to give our deepest sympathies to all of Paula’s family. Our prayers and thoughts have been with you all in Paula’s long fight. Small comfort can be with the knowledge that she no longer has to fight and begins a new journey that God has chosen for her. Bless you all.

  3. Rissie Mauget says:

    This is So sad, Paula was such an amazing person and mother. From hosting birthday party’s and back yard camp outs to those amazing summers at the library, she made every day fun for us kids. I am going to miss her very much. Prayers to all her family. RIP Paula.

  4. C.D Smith and Bessie E. Smith says:

    To the Family of Krystal Winter: MAY GOD BLESS EACH OF YOU in your time of loss. Krystal took such wonderful care of my Mother Bessie E. Smith of Clarkston while attending LCSC Nursing Program. Thank you so very much Krystal.

    “CD” Smith – Clarkston

  5. Jodi Jones says:

    We were fortunate to have Paula in our Class of 86. She was a kind soul, funny, sweet, always giggling and happy! I have many memories from growing up with her and they are all good. đŸ™‚ Her entire family can be proud of the wonderful person she was and how she lived her life. I will remember her as a kind, thoughtful, helpful, and caring friend. God bless you all and may he help you find comfort and peace. I can only say, I’m so sorry for your loss!

  6. Leo and Marty Lytle says:

    Fred, you and your entire family have our condolences. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers will continue for your healing. If there is anything we can do or help with please let us know. Another angel has entered heaven.

  7. Sandy & Craig Dalton says:

    The world has lost a wonderful woman, heaven has gained an amazing angel. We know she will continue to watch over her family and influence their lives, her love for her family was so apparent and so strong, she was an example to us all. We send our love and prayers to all of her family and friends, may God bless and comfort you in this difficult time.

  8. Kristy Metlin says:

    My thoughts, prayers, and heart felt condolences to you all in this time of sorrow! Paula was a beautiful person and we have continued to remain good friends over the years. She will be greatly missed! May God ease the sadness we feel. She has gone to a wonderful place and will remain in our hearts!

  9. Sherry Stanosch says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Waldron/Winters families. I remember Paula as a cute, lovable first grader, and was saddened to hear yesterday of her passing.

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