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Ex-Magistrate Craig Kosonen, 78, RIP

From Bell Tower Funeral Home:

Craig Kosonen, 78, passed away peacefully from natural causes while surrounded by close family and friends on Thursday at Kootenai Medical Center. Craig was born in Wallace, Idaho on October 5, 1936; the only child of Unto “Whitey” and Edith (Torkelson) Kosonen. He attended schools in Wallace, Spokane and Coeur d’Alene, where he graduated from High School in 1954 as student body president. Although he excelled in baseball, he decided to pursue music and went on to play the trumpet professionally. Craig attended North Idaho Junior College and continued at the University of Idaho; where he received a B.A. in Political Science in 1959 and on to receive his Law degree in 1961. He was a proud member of the Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) fraternity and treasured the lifelong friendships he made there. More here.

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