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Travis Cleveland

Travis Darren Cleveland, 24, died in an automobile accident on Tuesday, May 19th near Juliaetta, Idaho. Travis was born May 21st, 1990 in Moscow, Idaho to Todd and Cathy Cleveland, and big sister Carrie, and their lives were forever changed. He spent his first few years in Moscow, but moved to Lewiston when he was two and began building a group of lifelong friends. Travis worked for his dad’s logging company and ran his crew of road builders in the mountains. He has many friends through work Read more [...]

Mary Horney

Mary Ruth (Wingett) Horney July 4, 1931 - May 16, 2015  Mary Ruth Horney, 83, died on Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Payson, Arizona. She leaves behind her loving husband of 60 years, Ernie, two daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Bruce Williams, Carrie and Craig Swaby, four grandchildren Leah Douglas, Tal Williams, Sam Swaby, and Caleb Swaby, and three great-grandchildren Andy, Kirsty, and Ella Douglas. Born and raised in Spokane, Washington, to Charles and Ruth Wingett on July 4th, 1931, she Read more [...]

Margaret Grace Heath

Our beloved mother, Margaret G. Heath, known as Grace, passed away at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston on May 4, 2015 at age 90. She was a Juliaetta resident. Grace was born on April 29, 1925 at Ahsahka, Idaho, the youngest child of William and Katherine Kleinsmith. Grace spent her young childhood days to age 10 in Lewiston and attended Lewiston Normal School. At age 10, the family moved to Weippe, ID. During her adult life, she lived and raised her 11 children in Spokane, WA, Deer Read more [...]

Steven D. Johnson

Steven Douglas Johnson began life November 6, 1962, born to Douglas & Helen Johnson in Santa Barbara, CA.  He joined sisters Victoria and Lori. In December 1980 Steven, with his gentle spirit, embraced us – John & Lucretia Carlson as his parents, guardians, and family along with Diane & Steve Rathbun, Craig & Janneth Carlson and Lorene & Chris Middleton and their families.   Steve entered our family these many years ago and remains in our hearts with many good memories, Read more [...]

Ardene Gray

Ardene Phyllis Ganschow Gray, of South Beach, Oregon passed away on April 29, 2015 at the home of her daughter Elizabeth J. Leonard and son-in-law Gene of Moscow, Idaho. She was 80. Ardene was born August 2, 1934 in Mitchell, South Dakota to George and Alberta Thielebein Ganschow. She married John Franklin Rhodes on March 17, 1952 and they were later divorced in 1973. On November 7, 1974 Ardene married Reginald E. Gray in Reno, NV. Ardene and Reginald were owners and founders of R. Gray’s Read more [...]

William O. Olesen, Jr.

William O. Olesen, Jr. of Moscow, one of the Great Generation, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.  He was 89. Born in Asotin, Washington to William O. and Hattie H. Olesen, Bill was a man of great character and many dimensions.  Independent from the ground up, his life was one of service to others. He was a devoted son, husband, father, sailor, Air Force officer, businessman, farmer, leader, volunteer, musician and friend. Growing up during the Depression, Read more [...]

Ken Johnson

Kenneth Albert Johnson of Troy died Friday, April 24, 2015 at Gritman Medical Center in Moscow. He was 71. Ken was born July 9, 1943 in Moscow to Archie F. and Virginia C. (Olson) Johnson. He grew up and attended school in Deary, graduating from Deary High School in 1961. Ken served in the US Navy from 1961-1966 aboard the USS Forrestal. Following his discharge, he attended Spokane Community College studying electronics. Ken and Kathleen Viola Helm Horn were married at the Troy Christian Church Read more [...]

Donald M. Brudie

Donald Mathew Brudie, 89, passed away on April 20, 2015, at Kindred Health Care in Moscow.  He was the only son born to Martin and Clara (Krantz) Brudie on February 8, 1926, in Minot, North Dakota.  At the age of six the family transitioned to north Idaho where Don was educated in a one room schoolhouse and lived in a one room skid house in the mountains near Priest River, Idaho, while his dad worked as a log scaler.  We heard all the stories about how deep the snow was and how far he had Read more [...]

Robert Graff

Robert W. “Jock” Graff, of Moscow, died Thursday April 16, 2015 at his home in Moscow, surrounded by friends and family. He was 69. “Wandering spirits, if indeed ye wander … grant me this faint happiness, or take me, as your companion from the joys of life.” – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Jock was born October 30, 1945 in Waukegan, Illinois. He grew up and attended school in Maroa, IL, graduating in 1963. Immediately following graduation, Jock joined the United States Air Force Read more [...]

Bruce Bumgarner

Frank Bruce Bumgarner, “Bruce”, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family on Sunday, April 19, five days shy of his 80th birthday, after a hard fought battle with cancer.  He was born at home in Moscow, Idaho to Thomas and Marguerite (Yangel) Bumgarner on April 24, 1935, living his entire life in Moscow.  He attended Ursuline Academy, for all his schooling, graduating in 1953. He married Colleen O’Donnell, on June 28, 1958 in Sandpoint, ID.  In the early years Bruce Read more [...]