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Betty Mae Schmick

Betty Schmick

Betty Mae Schmick, long-time Endicott resident, passed away Tuesday morning, May 28, 2019 at the Courtyard in Colfax. She was 92. A graveside service will be held Saturday, June 8th, at 11:00 am at... Full story

June Ilene (Sather) Broeckel

June Broeckel

June Ilene (Sather) Broeckel passed away peacefully on Feb. 8th, at Hearthside Manor in University Place, Wash., after a long battle with Alzheimer's. She was 83 years old. She is survived by her... Full story

Georgia Cummings

Georgia Cummings

Georgia Cummings, 98, died May 21, 2019, at Whitman Health and Rehabilitation in Colfax where she had lived for the past three months. She previously resided at LaDow Court in Garfield for the past... Full story


D. John Henry

D. John Henry, 86, long-time Colfax businessman, died May 28, 2019, in Missoula, Mont., where he had recently moved to reside with his son, Todd, after he was stricken with cancer. A Navy veteran, Henry was the long-time proprietor of Colfax... Full story


Betty Mae Schmick

Betty Mae Schmick, 92, long-time Endicott resident, died Tuesday morning, May 28, 2019, at The Courtyard in Colfax. She was 92. She and Jacob (Jack) Schmick were married in 1946 and they farmed for many years at Endicott. She is survived by three... Full story


James D. Shelley

James D. Shelley, 75, died Saturday, May 18, 2019, at his home in Oakesdale. Born Aug. 14, 1943, at Tacoma, to John P. and Lara Bell Shelley, he was raised in Seattle and attended Pacific School. Mr. Shelley worked in the Seattle area as an auto... Full story


Kirk D. Christensen

A service to honor and celebrate the life of Kirk Douglas Christensen, 67, will be July 18 at Onecho Bible Church. Mr. Christensen died last Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Colfax. He was born March 2, 1952, in Seattle. He is survived by his wife, Lisa... Full story

Carol Irene Druffel

Carol Druffel

Carol Irene Druffel passed away May 8, 2019, at the golden age of 95 from infirmities of age and dementia. On a cold January day in 1924, John and Goldie Schlee went to a maternity home in Colton... Full story

Robert Eugene Schneider

Robert Schneider

Robert Eugene Schneider, known to friends as Bob, passed away on Friday May 10, 2019, after reaching the age of 77 years old. After months of failing health, he died peacefully at Bethany in Silver... Full story

Lillian Margaret Fulton

Lillian Fulton

Lillian Margaret Fulton of Plaza, Wash., passed away peacefully in her home on April 5th at the ripe age of 88. She was born in September of 1930 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Edward and Verna... Full story

Donald Dean Trunkey

Donald Trunkey, M.D.

TRUNKEY, Donald Dean, M.D. (Age 81) Donald Dean Trunkey passed away peacefully with his loved ones by his side on May 1, 2019, in Post Falls, Idaho. He was born on June 23, 1937, in Oakesdale,... Full story

Caroline LaVonne Mader

LaVonne Mader

Caroline LaVonne Mader, 85, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend passed May 11, 2019. LaVonne was the ninth of 10 children born to William and Mary Kate Hall Willson. She... Full story

James (Jim) Corneal Boyd

James Boyd

James (Jim) Corneal Boyd unexpectedly passed away in the early morning hours of May 4, 2019, surrounded by loved ones. Jim was born to Frank Boyd and Bernice Linehan on January 25, 1945, in Moscow,... Full story

Daryn Jon Edgemon

Daryn Edgemon

Daryn Jon Edgemon, age 49, lost his battle with cancer on April 28, 2019. Daryn grew up with his family in Rosalia, Wash., and graduated from Rosalia High School in 1988. Early in life, Daryn found a... Full story

Louise Waterman Keck

Louise Waterman Keck

A memorial service for Louise Waterman Keck, 81, will be at the Nazarene Church in Princeton, Idaho, on Saturday, May 11, at 1 p.m. Mrs. Keck died at her home in Potlatch last Wednesday, May 1, 2019,... Full story

Mary Ann (Shawgo) DiMartino

Mary Ann (Shawgo) DiMartino

Mary Ann (Shawgo) DiMartino, formerly of West Warwick, R.I., passed away peacefully at age 68 on April 8, 2019. Mary was born on August 14, 1950, in Colfax, Wash. She was the daughter of Lawrence and... Full story

Lanny L. Lautenslager

Lanny Lautenslager

Lanny L. Lautenslager, 76, died peacefully at home on April 19, 2019. He was born in St. John, Wash., on August 9, 1942, to the late Dan and Helen Lautenslager. Lanny grew up on the family farm and gr... Full story

Lorraine J. Gerlitz

Lorraine Gerlitz

Lorraine J. Gerlitz, 95, of Endicott, Wash., passed away April 28, 2019, at Whitman Hospital and Medical Center in Colfax, Wash. Lorraine was born Aug. 10, 1923, in Colfax to Ed and Almeda Stong. She... Full story


Emily Alexander

Emily Katharina Alexander, 94, of Colfax passed away April 22, 2019, at Deaconess Medical Center in Spokane, Wash., Emily was born Oct. 16, 1924, in Baden-Baden, Germany, to Arthur and Karolina (Weber) Strach. She grew up in Germany and attended a Ca... Full story

Velma Martin Sayles

Velma Sayles

The Lady with the Million-Dollar Smile... Velma Martin Sayles was often described by the smile she showed the world, right up to her death on April 19, 2019, just five weeks short of 97. Velma passed... Full story

Justin P. Robertson

Justin Robertson

It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely death of our son. Justin P. Robertson, 41, of Spokane, Wash., passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019, after fighting a long battle with depression.... Full story

Bradley Kevin Norton

Bradley Norton

On April 9, 2019, Bradley Kevin Norton passed away and fell into an eternal sleep at his home in Badger Lake. It was there where he enjoyed so many friends and family together with fishing and... Full story

Lloyd Francis Morgan

Lloyd Morgan

Lloyd Francis Morgan died Friday, April 12, 2019, at age 90 in Spokane. He was born June 8, 1928, in Pomeroy, Washington, to Florence Ella (Long) and Harold Martin Morgan, the eldest of two children.... Full story

Robert L. Watkins

Robert Watkins

A memorial service for Robert L. Watkins, age 84, will be held Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at the Palouse Federated Church. Pastor Corey Laughary will officiate at the service and urn... Full story

Joe Miller

Joe Miller

Joe Miller, 81, Colfax died Monday, April 15, 2019, at the Whitman Hospital in Colfax. A graveside service will be today, April 18, at 1:30 p.m. in the Colfax Cemetery with the Rev. Lynn Nelson... Full story


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