Obituaries

Jonathan Michael Leach

Kamiah, Idaho

Jonathan Michael Leach, the first-born of Michael and Ruth (Lynn) Leach, born Oct. 12, 1985, entered eternity on July 28, 2016, due to a tragic work accident. Jonathan was married to his best friend and sweetheart, Hannah (Gulotta) Leach on ...

Dorathy Canaan

Lewiston, Idaho

Dorathy Canaan passed away at the age of 87 of natural causes, July 24, 2016, in Lewiston, Idaho. Dorathy was born in Blackfoot, Idaho, in 1929. Marrying Walter Canaan of Grangeville in 1947, they settled in Grangeville to start a ...

Betty June Wadley

Grangeville, Idaho

Betty June Wadley, 96, of Grangeville, Idaho, passed away peacefully July 29, 2016, with family by her side. Betty June was born Dec. 1, 1919, in Grangeville, Idaho to John and Myrtle (Howard) Mundt. She graduated from Grangeville High School ...

Steven Thomas Woodley

Riggins, Idaho

The Salmon River has a vacancy on its banks that few people have the dedication or the love of fishing to occupy. Steven Thomas Woodley, 53, gave up his fishing hole on July 2, 2016. His struggle with this life ...

William J. Bump

Grangeville, Idaho

William “Bill” J. Bump, 76, of Grangeville, Idaho, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston. Arrangements are under the direction of the Blackmer Funeral Home of Grangeville.

Vern Entrup

Smyrna, Delaware

Vern Entrup, former Cottonwood resident, of Smyrna, Del., died at St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood, Idaho, on July 4, 2016. Vern died of complications from lung cancer and of brain cancer. He was 61. Vern was born Dec. 2, 1954, ...

Wesley Eugene Shira

Grangeville, Idaho

Wesley Eugene Shira, 34, died Friday, July 15, 2016, of a rollover accident on Graves Creek Road south of Cottonwood, Idaho. Wes was born April 13, 1982, in Augsburg, Germany, to Richard and Audrey (McLean) Shira. Wes had a big ...

Suzanne McWilliams

Ferdinand, Idaho

Suzanne McWilliams, 63, of Ferdinand passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at her home. Arrangements are pending with the Blackmer Funeral Home of Grangeville.

Gerald Fleming

Spokane, Wash.

Gerald (Jerry) Fleming was born June 1, 1933, in Grangeville Idaho, and entered into rest on July 12, 2016, in Spokane Wash. He attended school in Grangeville and was drafted into the Army during the Korean War, where he served ...

Ruby Grace McLaughlin

Grangeville, Idaho

Ruby “Grace” McLaughlin passed away peacefully in her sleep at Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center on Sunday, July 17, 2016. Grace was an avid gardener, and voracious reader, and she loved to cook and bake. Grace was born July 15, ...

Wilma Nelson Shinnick

Portland, Ore.

A Celebration of Wilma Nelson Shinnick’s Life will be held Saturday, July 9, 2016, at 1 p.m. at the chapel at Washington Memorial Park in SeaTac, Wash. Her ashes will be laid in Denver Cemetery, near her family ranch. Wilma ...

Delores Genevieve Heimgartner

Grangeville, Idaho

Delores Genevieve Heimgartner, 93, died June 28, 2016, at Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center in Grangeville, Idaho. Delores will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Delores was born on May 16, 1923, at Burley, Idaho, to Chancellor ...

John Loren Foltz

Spokane, Wash.

An adoring husband, a devoted Dad and Grampa, beloved friend to many… John Loren Foltz lost his short fight with pancreatic cancer on June 11th, 2016, at the age of 70. Those closest to John knew that he showed his ...

Marcia M. Hudson

Spokane, Wash.

Marcia M. Hudson, 87, Spokane, Wash., passed away on June 21, 2016, in Spokane, Wash. She is preceded in death by her husband, Ward Hudson. Marcia is survived by her sister, Phyllis Williams of Grangeville, Idaho; her son, Ray Kellogg ...

Henry John Arnzen

Grangeville, Idaho

Henry John Arnzen, 81, died peacefully at home on Father’s Day, June 19, 2016, surrounded by his family in Grangeville, Idaho from kidney failure. Henry was born April 8, 1935, at his grandparents’ home, John and Mary Wemhoff, near Cottonwood, ...

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