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William L. “Bill” Ringer

William Louis “Bill” Ringer of Moscow died Tuesday morning, July 11, 2017 at Regency Pullman Care Center. He was 92. Bill was born December 30, 1924 in Potlatch to Louis G. and Anna Caroline Suess Ringer. He grew up and attended Potlatch Schools. He worked farming until he joined the Army in 1943. Bill served in the Asiatic-Pacific Theaters and was awarded a Bronze Star. After his discharge in early 1946, he returned to the area and married Emma Bailey on May 20th in Moscow. They lived in Read more [...]

Rodney G. Clark

The world lost a great man and heaven gained another angel. On July 9, 2017, Rodney George Clark “Frogman”, passed away peacefully at his home in Elk River with his loving wife by his side. Rod was born December 10, 1947 in Lewiston to Homer Marion and Elsie Mae Taylor Clark, who have opened their arms to welcome him into heaven. Also meeting him is his beloved father-in-law, Raymond Jack Cole. Rod graduated from Lewiston High School in 1966 and joined the United States Navy. After completing Read more [...]

Michael A. Wootton

MICHAEL ALAN WOOTTON July 5, 1971  ---  July 5, 2017   We don't know if Mike Wootton sensed that his life would be cut short, but we do know he lived life full-throttle. Mike was born on July 5th, 1971, in Amarillo, Texas to Dwayne and Helen Wootton and big brother, Gilbert. Mike died suddenly on his birthday forty-six years later at his home in Spokane Valley. His parents divorced early in his life, and he moved with his mom and brother to Idaho. When his father married Connie, Read more [...]

Keith Puckett

  Keith Robert Puckett, longtime Moscow resident, passed away July 2, 2017 at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Lewiston, after an extended illness. He was 88. He was born December 30, 1928 in Allen, Nebraska to Cyril Maxwell Puckett and Eleanor Maria (Emry) Puckett, the fourth of ten children. After moving to Victor, Montana, when Keith was still a boy, the family settled in Greenleaf, Idaho, to be close to the Greenleaf Friends Academy, where Keith graduated in 1947. He worked in the Caldwell Read more [...]

David R. Coahran

David Richard Coahran of Pullman died peacefully on Saturday, June 24th at his son’s home in Moscow.  He was 84.  He knew it was coming, and felt ready to go.  He kept mobile and active right up to the last couple weeks. He was born April 10, 1933 at Cincinnati, OH to Jesse Myers. and Mary Allen Dillon Coahran. He grew up and attended school in Smethport, PA and obtained his BA degree from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana in 1954. He then attended the University of Pittsburgh where he Read more [...]

Ari Kousbaugh

Marianne L. “Ari” Kousbaugh of Troy died early Wednesday morning, June 28th at her home surrounded by family. She was 46. Ari was born February 8, 1971 at Scranton, PA to Margaret “Peggy” L. (Kraemer) and William M. Shea. The family moved to the Osburn, ID area and she attended schools at Wallace, graduating from high school there. She then attended nursing training at Boise State University and worked in home health. Ari was a published author and enjoyed writing short stories, Read more [...]

Jessie Linderman

Jessie Mae Linderman of Bovill died Tuesday evening at Gritman Medical Center. She was 87. Jessie was born May 4, 1930 in Elk River to Colonel William and Dorothy E. Beck Smith. When she was two years old the family moved to Bovill where she attended school and graduated. She worked as a “flunkie” in the Forest Service Camps prior to her marriage to Ruthford L. Linderman on January 6, 1956. They lived loved and worked in Bovill where she was a homemaker and raised her sons. She enjoyed Read more [...]

Jaylynne Reed

Jaylynne Renae Reed, 18, of Moscow passed away June 13, 2017 as a result of a head on collision while traveling near the Montana border. Jaylynne (or “Jay” as she was lovely referred to as) had graduated from Moscow High School just days earlier and was on her way to Indiana where she planned to attend Ivy Tech Community College and carry out her dream of becoming a veterinarian. She was kind, funny, determined, and taken to soon. Jaylynne was a highly motivated individual; working for Read more [...]

Wayne Schwenne

Wayne David Schwenne, age 87, passed away on Thursday evening, June 15th, 2017 in Lewiston, Idaho. Wayne was born on Moser Road near Genesee on January 14th, 1930 to Otto and Minnie (Reif) Schwenne. After graduating high school in 1948, Wayne served in the United States Army during the Korean War in Washington and California. Wayne married Jeanette Vandenburg in 1950 and together they had two sons. Wayne worked as a farmer and rancher in Genesee, Idaho and also ran cattle on ground in Grangemont Read more [...]

Linda Louise Hammerly

Linda Louise Hammerly of Moscow died Wednesday from injuries received in an auto accident near Dusty, WA. She was 64. Linda was born May 28, 1953 in Chicago, IL to Charles and Ariel Lee Gamble Dumas. She started school in Chicago and later in Seattle. She worked as a waitress in California, Reno, NV and Seattle before moving to Moses Lake to care for her mother. On July 11, 1999 she and David R. Hammerly were married in Seattle. They lived in Moscow where Linda was a homemaker and enjoyed collecting Read more [...]