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Simple service honors Meyer

He made his mark on Idaho through 10 years in the state Legislature, fighting for causes including education and the Spokane Valley/Rathdrum Prairie Aquifer. But Wayne Meyer wanted to be …

Friends, family remember Magnuson’s generosity, dedication

Harry Magnuson was a legend in North Idaho and Spokane, where his financial support and tenacity preserved the Cataldo Mission, kept the interstate freeway from running through downtown Wallace, and …

Trail Champion Honored Memorial Service Pays Tribute To Activist Denny Ashlock

About 300 people crowd the pews at St. John’s Cathedral on Saturday to pay respect to Denny Ashlock, who died Dec. 30 of cardiac arrhythmia. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review

Legends, Family, Fans Remember Golf Great Hogan’s Gift To Game To Be Lasting Memory

1. Friends of golf great Ben Hogan, including Sam Snead, in hat, paid their final respects Tuesday during a service in Texas. Photo by Associated Press 2. Hogan

Jimmy Stewart Eulogized With Cue From Favorite Film

Jimmy Stewart’s daughters Kelly Harcourt, left, and Judy Merrill arrive at the late actor’s memorial service with stepson Michael McLean. Photo by Associated Press

Memorial Honors Victims Of Crash 10 Air Force Reservists Killed Off Coast Of Northern California

1. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Robert Vogel, left, and his fiancee Sherry Vaughan, walk away fro the HC-130P aircraft during a memorial service in Portland. Photo by Associated Press 2. …

Thousands Mourn Late Somali Warlord

Thousands of weeping mourners lined the streets of south Mogadishu Friday afternoon as the body of Mohamed Farah Aidid, who defied U.N. peacekeeping forces three years ago and ultimately frustrated …

Ketchum Service Held For Hemingway

Mountains and sagebrush hills overlook the Ketchum Cemetery where the ashes of Margaux Hemingway were laid to rest Saturday morning, near the grave of her grandfather. About 100 friends and …

Service Held For Slain Idaho Family Woman, Four Children Shot In Apparent Murder-Suicide

A small memorial service was held Saturday for three young victims of an apparent homicide-suicide in rural Idaho that also claimed the lives of three other people, including the children’s …

Sandpoint Remembers Nature Artist


Service Planned For Former U-Hi Runner

A 1 p.m. Saturday memorial service at Hazen and Jaeger Valley Funeral Home for Ryan Cross will be followed by a gathering in the University High School cafeteria. A record-setting …

Mourners Recall Kindness Of Freeman Shop Teacher

Friends and family at a service for Sam Pearson, who died Sunday. Photo by Steve Thompson/The Spokesman-Review

‘Their Lives Have Been A Gift To Us All’ Friends, Relatives Remember Young Fire Victims

The Schliebe boys, clockwise from the top left: Loren, Derek, Justin and Steven.

World Leaders Mourn ‘Martyr For Peace’ Rabin Buried In Jerusalem

1. Leah Rabin, surrounded by family, watches as her husband’s coffin is lowered into the grave at Mount Herzl Cemetery in Jerusalem. Photo by Associated Press 2. Dignitaries from 80 …

Their Presence A Tribute The Arrival Of Hussein And Mubarak In Jerusalem Speaks Volumes About Rabin’s Legacy To World Peace

Of all the tributes Monday to Yitzhak Rabin’s achievements, the most profound came not from the rhetoric on the podium but from the simple presence of Jordan’s King Hussein and …

Former Millwood Mayor Remembered Fondly

1. Clarence Pence 2. Betty Bement Pence is comforted at a service for her husband at the Millwood Community Presbyterian Church. Photo by Steve Thompson/The Spokesman-Review

Town Turns Out To Honor Slain Family Couple’s Son, Charged With Murders, Only Mentioned In List Of Survivors

After 20 years of marriage, Wendy and Mike Bassett still wrote love notes to each other, the Rev. William Self recalled as the slain couple and their 5-year-old son were …

Hundreds Pay Tribute To Slain Firefighters Two Kuna Volunteers Died While Trying To Put Out Range Fire

Fellow firefighters, state and local officials gathered on a football field in Kuna to pay tribute to two volunteer firefighters killed six days earlier as a wind-whipped range fire overran …

Strangers No Longer By The Hundreds, Mourners Turn Out At Memorial Service For A Child They Wish They Had Known

Goodbye to Rachel. Sammy Stone, Mike Nelson and Sara Stone pray for murder victim Rachel Carver during a memorial service Tuesday night in the Shadle Park High School auditorium. Photo …

Sandifurs’ Common Touch Most Remembered Quality The Couple Died In An Automobile Accident On June 2

People line up to attend a memorial service for C. Paul and Evelyn Sandifur at The Met, one of the Sandifurs’ philanthropic ventures. Photo by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review

Thousands Mourn Boxer

Thousands of mourners crowded into a cemetery to bid farewell to Colombian boxer Jimmy Garcia, who died May 19 from injuries suffered in a fight for the WBC super featherweight …

Redthunder Memorialized In Ceremony In His Latter Years, Statesman Known For Lobbying Efforts On Behalf Of Nez Perce

Joe Redthunder stands next to a monument honoring his ancestor, Chief Joseph, in 1991. File/The Spokesman-Review

Loss Of Family Marked With Tears, Prayers

Anatoliy Solodyankin tearfully remembered his son, Vyacheslav, during a memorial service in Spokane on Saturday night. Vyacheslav was not afraid to give his own life trying to save his family, …

Thousands Pay Tribute To Fallen Firefighters Emergency Personnel Come From As Far Away As Australia To Attend Memorial Service For Seattle Colleagues

The ultimate sacrifice. Seattle firefighters fight back tears during a memorial service Wednesday for four comrades killed in last week’s warehouse blaze. Photo by Associated Press