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Minnie Benson

Minnie Benson of Moscow died Monday, May 16, 2016 at Good Samaritan Moscow Village. She was 88. Minnie was born May 9, 1928 in Hartline, Washington to Martin and June Stockton Bishop.   They lived there for a short time and moved to Plummer, Idaho.  Her father passed away at an early age.  Her single widowed mother raised 9 children alone.   Minnie had four brothers, Earn, Earl, Stanley, Dan and Don.   She had three sisters, Gladys Allpress, Hazel Workman, and Fern Sperber. She attended Read more [...]

Diana Solberg

Diana D. Solberg of Moscow died Wednesday may 4, 2016 at her home in Moscow. She was 64. Diana was born October 24, 1951 in Amboy, WA to Glen and Bernice Solberg. As a young child the family moved to Princeton, ID. She grew up in Princeton and graduated from Potlatch High 1970 Diana met and fell in love with her husband of 46 years, Ray Merritt. They had three children Delilah, Mack and Clifford. Throughout her adult life Diana worked at many restaurants in the area. She worked Read more [...]

Virginia France

Virginia H. France went to be with the Lord on May 9, 2016 at the age of 89.  She was born in Altus, Oklahoma to John and Lorena Wright and was one of six children.  She married the love of her life, Lt. Stanley E. France shortly before he went off to serve in WW II.  She was a great “military wife” for over 30 years, always happy to meet the challenges of going to a new duty station wherever it might be.  They spent time together in Oklahoma, Alaska, Texas, Maine, Florida, Louisiana, Read more [...]

Donald A. Beyer

Donald Alan Beyer of Bovill died Sunday, May 8, 2016 at his home. He was 47.  Don was born May 8, 1969 at St. Maries, ID to Gordon Dean and Sherry Lynn Brown Beyer. He grew up and attended school at St. Maries and Potlatch, graduating from Potlatch High School. He then went to North Idaho College learning the auto body mechanics. He worked for Edca Fabrication in Garfield before beginning his career in the timber industry. Don first worked for Don Sauer Logging working as a mechanic, then drove Read more [...]

Michael Gerber

Michael Kevin Gerber of Moscow passed away Sunday, May 8, 2016 at his home. He was 57. Michael was born on March 31, 1959 in North Hollywood, CA to Sue Dunn and Barry Gerber. Michael loved the outdoors. He really enjoyed camping, beer, fishing, target shooting and golf. He loved people and his cat “Kay-Kay”. You could always count on him and he was always willing to help. Michael was a hard worker and a true “Mr. Fix-it”. He could brighten up your day and constantly had a smile on Read more [...]

Orland H. Arneberg

Orland Harmer Arneberg, age 89, passed away peacefully with his daughter at his side, May 1, 2016 in Galesburg, Illinois.  Born July 27, l926, in Troy, Idaho, Orland was the youngest of two sons of Harry P. and Rosa J. Arneberg.  His older brother, Willis Martin and his parents preceded him in death. Orland grew up in the home his grandfather built on the homestead farm in Troy.  He attended the Little Bear Ridge School and then Troy High School from which he graduated in 1944.  He was drafted Read more [...]

Marilyn Boles

Marilyn Ann Boles of Troy passed away on Monday, April 25th at her home in Troy, Idaho. She was 75. Marilyn Ann was born on October 29th, 1940 to Emma and John Cook in Endicott, Washington. She grew up in Elk River, Idaho and graduated from high school in 1958. On August 15th, 1959, she married her high school sweetheart, Bill Boles where they resided for a couple years in Elk River. From there, they moved to several small towns around the area including Orofino, Moscow, Spokane, and then Read more [...]

Paul Joyce

Paul Joseph Joyce was born September 26, 1958 in Butte, Montana, one of the 12 children of Thomas and Dorothy Joyce. Academically gifted, he breezed through the Butte schools, and then graduated from Montana State University in just four years with both a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics.  He went on to the University of Utah for his doctorate, where he met and married his wife and best friend, Janalyn Steed.  They had a son, Andrew, who brought great joy to the couple and Read more [...]

Raymond Jones

Raymond F. Jones, 78, of Clarkston WA, died Sunday April 24, 2016 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, ID. Ray is survived by many children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews and nieces. Born November 15, 1937 and raised in Genesee, ID, to Glen L. and Reta J. Clark Jones.  Ray joined the USAR after graduating from Genesee High School in 1957. He married Nancy Conrady on September 2, 1961.  While stationed at Mather Air Force Base, they settled in Rancho Cordova, Read more [...]

Doak Britzmann

  Doak Michael Britzmann gave his all to enjoy the gifts that life had to offer him. As a young man preparing for his life, Doak accepted the reality of his diagnosis of multiple sclerosis   Even as the reality of his limitations became clear, Doak marveled at the presence of love which was bestowed upon him by family and friends.  With his death, a great presence is gone and the person who touched each of us through his incredible grit and subtle humor is etched in our hearts and Read more [...]