Obituaries

Billy Duane Syth, 85

March 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

Billy Duane Syth, 85Billy Duane Syth, 85, passed away on the evening of March 15, 2017, at his home in Post Falls, Idaho.Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017, in Coffelt’s Funeral Chapel in Sandpoint, Idaho....

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Alfred Roy Wagner, 94

March 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

Alfred Roy Wagner, 94Alfred Roy Wagner, 94, of Post Falls, Idaho, passed away March 20, 2017, at his home. Alfred was born July 3, 1922, in Detroit, Mich., to Frank and Agnes (Podke) Wagner.Al grew up during the Depression in Cleveland, Ohi...

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Dorothy Bendrick, 88

March 22, 2017 at 5:00 am

Dorothy Bendrick, 88Dorothy Bendrick passed away in December 2016 at the Hospice House in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, following a brief illness. She was 88.Dorothy is survived by her three children; two of her three siblings; and numerous nieces ...

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Howard R. Smith, 84

March 22, 2017 at 5:00 am

Howard R. Smith, 84Howard was born Jan. 10, 1933, to parents Harry J. and Lizzie Smith in Richmond, Calif., and passed peacefully with his wife by his side at Hospice House Coeur d’Alene on March 14, 2017, at the age of 84.He lived all of h...

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Syble A. Gough, 89

March 22, 2017 at 5:00 am

Syble A. Gough, 89Syble A. Gough, longtime resident of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho area, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at the Hospice of North Idaho house. She was born in Bingham, Utah, in 1927.Everyone knew Syble as the feisty redhead with an ani...

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Zala Louise Sweitzer, 79

March 22, 2017 at 5:00 am

Zala Louise Sweitzer, 79Zala Louise (Knapp) Sweitzer, of Post Falls, passed away Feb. 17, 2017. She was born on May 3, 1937, in Burley, Wash. Zala was at home with her family when she lost her battle with cancer at the age of 79.After movin...

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David Harris Sr., 86

March 22, 2017 at 5:00 am

David Harris Sr., 86David Harris Sr., beloved son of the late Lona and William Harris; beloved husband of the late Miriam (Midge) Harris; devoted father to Diane (Harris) Honsaker (Arthur), Darryl Harris, David Harris Jr. (Carla); loving b...

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Stephen Kelly Porter, 27

March 22, 2017 at 5:00 am

Stephen Kelly Porter, 27Aug. 4, 1989 — March 14, 2017Our beloved son, brother and friend, Stephen, left this world to be with his dad in heaven on March 14, 2017.He was born in Post Falls, Idaho, on Aug. 4, 1989, to Kelly and Sharon Porter,...

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Janell Rae Marts Jones, 73

March 22, 2017 at 5:00 am

Janell Rae Marts Jones, 73Janell Rae Marts Jones, 73, of Fernwood, Idaho, passed away at Benewah Community Hospital in St. Maries, Idaho, on March 20, 2017. She was born to William and Hazel Marts on Sept. 17, 1943, in Boise, Idaho. When Ja...

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Ralph Wohrle, 89

March 22, 2017 at 5:00 am

Ralph Wohrle, 89Ralph Edgar Wohrle, 89, born June 14, 1927, to Edgar and Mary Wohrle, died Saturday morning, March 18, 2017.Dad grew up at 4 West 28th, in Spokane south hill, and went to St. Augustine’s grade school from 1933 to 1941. He th...

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