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Paul H. Tobin, Jr.

Paul H. Tobin, Jr., 83, a life long resident of Potlatch, Idaho, passed away August 21, 2014, at Bishop Place, in Pullman, Washington, of natural causes.  Paul was born June 25, 1931, in Lewiston, Idaho, to Eva Bertram Tobin and Paul H. Tobin, Sr.  Even though Paul never married, he was a devoted family man to his parents, sister (Mary Desilet), nieces and nephews, his community, and the University of Idaho.  Paul enjoyed working around his yard, his cats, and his good neighbors.  For several Read more [...]

William A. “Bill” Deobald

William A. "Bill" Deobald, a longtime Moscow area furniture dealer, died Friday August 22, 2014 at Good Samaritan Moscow Village. He was 90. Bill was born March 27, 1924 to William B. and Elsie Wegner Deobald, in Kendrick, Idaho. He attended Kendrick schools and graduated from Kendrick High School in 1941. He attended the University of Idaho and soon enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corp where he served as a B-24 pilot in the Fifteenth Air Force in Italy. After his time in the service Bill returned Read more [...]

Patricia Gentry

Patricia Lynn Gentry of Moscow died as a result of cancer on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at her home and with her family surrounding her. She kept a sweet and positive attitude through her nearly seven years of treatment for her cancer. Patricia was born December 21, 1941 at Richfield, Idaho to Earl R. McCarter and Marjorie L. Moake McCarter. She grew up in Richfield and New Meadows, Idaho, and lived at New Albany, Kansas for a time before returning to Richfield where she graduated from high school. Read more [...]

Margaret Futch

Margaret Futch, 77, of Moscow passed away Saturday, August 2, 2014. Margaret was born September 30, 1936, in Boiul Mare, Romania, to Zachacy and Lucretia Tescula Cioc. At the age of 5 she and her mother came to live in America, first living in Detroit then moving to Nokomis, Florida. She graduated from Venice-Nokomis High School in 1954. On October 27, 1954 she married her best friend, Arthur E. Futch, Sr. She and Art lived in Venice until 1966 when they moved their family to Moscow. The move Read more [...]

Douglas R. Winberg

Douglas Roy Winberg of Moscow, Idaho died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at his home. He was 39 years old. Doug was born April 18, 1975 in Seattle, Washington to Rhea Mann Winberg and Robert John Winberg. He grew up in Edmonds, WA, graduated from Edmonds-Woodway High School in 1994 and went on to attend Edmonds Community College and Spokane Falls Community College. In 2006, Doug accepted a position at the University of Idaho as Instrumentation Supervisor in the Chemistry Department. Read more [...]

Mabel Thompson

Mabel G. Thompson of Moscow died Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Good Samaritan Moscow Village. She was 97. Mabel was born March 8, 1917 at Deary to Merton L. and Emily N. (Osborn) Pierce. She grew up and attended school at Deary. She worked at Gritman Hospital prior to her marriage to Howard J. (J.T.) Thompson on July 13, 1936 at Pullman. They made their home in Pullman, then lived in Arizona for a time, returning to Deary. In 1951 the family moved to Moscow. She started working at Washington State Read more [...]

Vivian Deesten

I. Vivian Deesten of Moscow died Saturday, July 26, 2014 at her home. She was 93. Vivian was born January 4, 1921 in Tucson, Arizona to Roy and Effa (Hurst) Ayers. She attended the first grade in Lewiston Orchards in Lewiston and the rest of her education in Clarkston, WA, graduating from Clarkston High School in 1939. She then attended Lewis State Normal School in Lewiston until her marriage to Martin C. "Bud" Deesten on April 13, 1941 at Boise. They made their home South of Moscow where they Read more [...]

Ryan Keith Ricks

Ryan Keith Ricks, age 34, passed away in his home in Moscow, Idaho in the arms of his wife, and holding his mother’s hand. Ryan was born in Rexburg, Idaho on October 22, 1979 to Hal P. and Jeanne Crain Ricks. He attended South Fremont High School and attended the University of Idaho for 2 years. He worked in positions including electrical work, construction, and as a certified nursing assistant. He was sealed to LeAnna Mischa (Selman) Ricks on December 20, 2006 in the Idaho Falls Temple. Read more [...]

Glenn Breed

  Glenn Dennis Breed was born on May 27, 1920, to Rolland and Mettie Breed in the Kenwood neighborhood of Helena, Montana. His departure on June 26, 2014, at 94 years of age, leaves a hole in the lives of his wife of 72 years, his 3 sons, his 16 grandchildren, and his 19 great grandchildren; we will miss our Bapa’s cunning Nickel game, his Frito breakfast-appetizers, his rubber bands, his buttoned-up shirts with the pocket for a pen and screwdriver, and his tender heart. From the time Read more [...]

Ralph H. Grunerud

Ralph H Grunerud, 95, passed away on Tuesday July 8, 2014, at Bishop Place in Pullman, WA. At his request there will be a graveside service at the Moscow Cemetery Friday July 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Military Honors Ralph was born on May 4, 1919 to Almer and Rosine (Holen) Grunerud at the family homestead, near Broderick, Saskatchewan, Canada. He was the fourth of four boys and two girls. In 1922, due to drought and crop failures, the family migrated to Bonners Ferry, Idaho. Ralph graduated Read more [...]