Obituary: Carpenter, Vera Dorene

MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014

Age 85

CARPENTER, Vera Dorene
(Age 85)

Formerly of Spirit Lake, Idaho passed peacefully March 10th, 2014.

She was born June 18, 1928 to AJ and Rena Dickey in Spirit Lake, Idaho and graduated from Spirit Lake High School.

She married Thomas W. Carpenter April 26, 1946.
She is survived by her brother Jim Dickey, Carlin, NV, her loving children Anita Rabidue, Pacific, WA, Don (Sherry) Carpenter, Spokane Valley, WA, Tom Carpenter, Spokane Valley, WA, Leanne Michels, Kalispell, MT and adopted son Bud (Jonni) Williams, Post Falls, ID., 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren also survive.
Vera was preceded in death by husband Tom, son Richard and grandson Don.
She lived in Spirit Lake 75 years and was loved and respected everyone.

She will be missed by all who loved her.
Memorial Services will be held 2:00 pm, Saturday, March 22, 2014 at YATES FUNERAL HOME, Coeur d’Alene Chapel.

Please visit Vera’s online memorial at and sign her guest book.


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