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Marjorie M. Lunders

About 4:00 P.M. on November 13, 2015, surrounded by her adoring family, one of  the brightest human lights of their lives departed to join her heavenly family and the God she believed was expecting her, the God Who has become accustomed to being addressed by the opening words of her daily prayers, "Thank You, Father, for Your love..." Marjorie Minna (Eberhardt) Lunders was born at White's hospital in Lewiston, Idaho, on August 15, 1944, to Bernard Joseph and D'Alice May (Hollingsworth) Eberhardt.  Read more [...]

Leslie James “L.J.” Warner Wright

Leslie James Warner Wright, “LJ” son of Les and Jennifer Wright of Potlatch died at birth on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 in Moscow. In addition to his parents, Les and Jennifer, LJ is survived by his grandparents, Jeff and Tawny Nelson of Troy, ID and Jim and Debbie Wright of Kamiah, ID: his great grandparents,  grandma Benton of Vancouver, WA; Bubba (Bert) and Delores Nelson of Troy, ID and Clarence and Maxine Warwick of  Mesa, AZ. LJ also leaves uncle Jeffrey Nelson and his wife, aunt Brittany Read more [...]

Kathleen M. “Kay” Montgomery

A wonderful mother, grandmother, wife, sister, friend, and artist was lost when Kathleen Mary 'Kay' Johnston Montgomery passed away November 3, 2015 at home, surrounded by her family. She was 91. Kay was born outside Meridian, Idaho March 21, 1924 at her grandmother's house, and grew up on Castle Creek in Owyhee County with 5 brothers and sisters. She graduated from Grand View High School and attended Boise Junior College, before joining the WAVES in the Navy during WW II, where she met her future Read more [...]

Lila Smith

Lila M. Smith, a longtime Troy resident, died peacefully at her home on Burnt Ridge on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. She was 78. Lila Marjorie Smith was born in Seattle, Washington on April 5, 1937. She was born of Magnhild “Marjorie” Sortun and Carl Axel” Leonard” Johnson. After living in the Seattle area, Margie and Leonard divorced.  Lila and her mother moved to Kent where they lived with Martin and Olianne (Ramsdale) Sortun, Margies Father and Mother who emigrated from Norway in 1929. Read more [...]

Kenneth Whitney

                                                           Kenneth G. Whitney, 90 of Troy Kenneth George Whitney was born May 11, 1925, in Potlatch, Idaho to George L. and Selma (Anderson) Whitney. He passed away on October 25, 2015, at his home in Troy. Kenneth was raised in Potlatch, attending school there and working throughout his childhood with his brother Bob Whitney usually at his side. He was called to serve his country during Read more [...]

Mary Armstrong

Mary Elizabeth Armstrong of Moscow died at home on Thursday, October 22, 2015. She was 54. Mary was born August 1, 1961 in Salmon, Idaho to Terry R. and Patricia A. Havemann Armstrong. The family moved to Moscow where Mary grew up, attended school and graduated from Moscow High School. She then attended the University of Idaho graduating with her Bachelors degree in Spanish. She taught high school Spanish for several years in Washington. Mary enjoyed music and history, but above all else, cherished Read more [...]

Keith Packard

Keith D. Packard, of Moscow, died Wednesday October 14, 2015 at his home in Moscow. He was 61. Keith was born in Pocatello, ID on March 28, 1954 to William and Aimee Packard. When Keith was a young boy the family moved to Moscow, where he attended Moscow schools and graduated from Moscow High School in 1973. Immediately following high school, Keith, joined the U.S. Navy and served honorably aboard the U.S.S. Gray for over 2 years. He then attended Lewis-Clark State College and worked towards Read more [...]

Thomas D. Curtis

Thomas Dale Curtis of Moscow died at his home October 14, 2015. He was 55. Tom was born September 9, 1960 in Santa Ana, California to Robert and Dorris Thompson Curtis. He grew up and went to school in Orange County, California. Tom moved to Idaho in 1989 and to Moscow in 1999. He spent most of his years sharing his passion for cooking working at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, Red Lion Inns, and for many years at the Mark IV Restaurant in Moscow. Over the years he also worked in the shipping Read more [...]

John D. “Jay” Bieren

John (Jay) D. Bieren John D. Bieren, better known to his friends and family as Jay, a lifelong Moscow resident, died Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Sacred Heart Medical Center. He had just turned 70. Jay was born October 14, 1945 in Moscow to Leo H. and Eleanor Broemeling Bieren. He grew up and attended St. Mary’s Catholic School, where he also served as an altar boy, and graduated from Moscow High School in 1963. Jay went to work at Sanitary Meat Cutters in Moscow where he learned the meat-cutting Read more [...]

Eileen Breed

Eileen Breed was born on April 9, 1920 in Helena, Montana to Bill and Irene Redd. As a young girl, with her parents and sister, Murel, Eileen lived above her parent's store, Redd’s Grocery, and spent her time dancing and dreaming of becoming a prima ballerina.  In 1934, however, in an outbreak in the area, Eileen contracted the Polio virus and lost the use of her legs. As teenage Eileen Redd struggled to maneuver the stairs of the high school, a very kind hearted boy, along with his brothers, Read more [...]