Obituaries

Fern Anderson Nell, 99

May 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

Fern Anderson Nell, 99Dec. 10, 1917 — May 18, 2017Fern passed away May 18, 2017, at her residence in Salem, Ore. Fern was born in Forsyth, Mont., the daughter of Harry and Elsie Thompson. When she was young, the family moved to Coeur d’Alen...

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Albert J. Koenig, 78

May 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

Albert J. Koenig, 78On Thursday, May 11, 2017, Albert J. Koenig Jr. went to be with the love of his life, Val (Velma); sister Kaylene; brothers Mike and Gene; and so many other precious family members who had passed before him. He will be m...

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Loreen Ellersick, 93

May 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

Loreen Ellersick, 93Momma, after 10 years without your sight, oh happy day, you are able to see Pops, “Frankie Doodle.”Mom was born May 28, 1923, to Merl and Ruth Miley in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Soon two little sisters, Marilyn and Merlene (...

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Dorothy Vernon ‘Dolly’ LaMarche, 89

May 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

Dorothy Vernon ‘Dolly’ LaMarche, 89Dolly was born Dorothy Vernon Derr, March 24, 1928, in Clark Fork, Idaho, to Bill and Dorothy Derr. Her brothers were William Brian Derr (Billy) deceased and Roland Derr of Clark Fork. Dolly attended Clark...

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Arlene Marie Zumba Hall, 75

May 21, 2017 at 5:00 am

Arlene Marie Zumba Hall, 75June 15, 1941 – May 12, 2017Arlene passed away on May 12, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.Arlene was the youngest of three children of Frank and Theresa Zumba and was raised in Queens, N.Y. Af...

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David S. Larson, 86

May 21, 2017 at 5:00 am

David S. Larson, 86David S. Larson, 86, of Hayden, Idaho, died May 17, 2017, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. He was born June 7, 1930, to Norman and Sigrid (Christensen) Larson in Rugby, N.D. He attended school in Rugby until the family moved to L...

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Gladys J. Babcock, 87

May 19, 2017 at 5:00 am

Gladys J. Babcock, 87Longtime resident of Post Falls, Idaho, Gladys J. Babcock passed on to her eternal Heavenly home on May 15, 2017. Gladys was born Jan. 14, 1930, in Butte County, S.D., the ninth of 14 children of William and Ella (Helme...

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Ragna O. Fithen, 77

May 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

Ragna O. Fithen, 77Ragna O. Fithen, 77, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Dec. 13, 2016. She was born Dec. 14, 1938, in Newport, Wash., to Ole and Irene Stone. Ragna grew up on a beautiful family farm in Blanchard, Idah...

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Valerie Kay Downs, 71

May 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

Valerie Kay Downs, 71Valerie Kay Downs, of Post Falls, Idaho, met the Lord on May 11, 2017, at the age of 71 years, in South Carolina surrounded by family. Val was born June 4, 1944, in Portland, Ore., and her family soon moved to Burke, Id...

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Lois Young Bjerkestrand, 85

May 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

Lois Young Bjerkestrand, 85Lois Young Bjerkestrand passed away May 15, 2017, at the Hospice of North Idaho Schneidmiller House in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, one month short of her 86th birthday. Lois was born in Landour Mussoorie, U.P., India, t...

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