Obituaries

Julie Misaye Matsumoto
Julie Misaye Matsumoto, 63, of Ontario, Oregon, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 24, 2016. Julie was born June 8, 1953, in Newport Beach, California, the daughter of Tom and Kay Hiramatsu. She was raised in Anaheim, California...
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William “Bill” Betts
William Eugene Betts, 72, of Weiser, finished teaching December 24, 2016, Bill was born February 9, 1944 to Leah (Stockton) and Bill Betts in Spokane WA. He lived with his parents and sister Sylvia in the Garland district of Spokane until his...
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Warren A. Johnson

Johnson, Warren, 90, of Weiser passed away December 22, 2016 at a local care facility in Weiser. Arrangements under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home.

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Ernest L. “Ernie” Staab
Ernest Leland Staab of Ontario, Oregon passed away in his home December 22, after an ongoing battle with cancer. Born Nov. 3, 1935 in North Platte, NE. to Walter and Ada Staab. He entered the family of 4 brothers and 5 sisters. The family headed...
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James L. Bumgarner

James L. Bumgarner, 78, of Cambridge passed away December 20, 2016 in Cambridge. Arrangements under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held Friday, December 30, 2016 at the Cambridge Exhibit Hall at 11:00 A.M.

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Gary B. Courter
Gary Boylin Courter, 72, of Weiser, Idaho passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at his home. He was born May 8, 1944 in Los Angeles, California to John Boylin and Gertrude Ellsworth where he joined older brother Robert Boylin in San Bernardino...
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Elverd L. Roy
Elverd Levi Roy was born July 15th, 1919 in Pingree, Idaho to Walter Clark Roy and Christena Kaus Roy. He was the fifth of six children. The family moved to the Vale area in the late 1930’s to farm. When World War II broke out, Elverd...
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Dora Jane Prader

Prader, Dora Jane, 78 of Weiser passed away December 18, 2016 in Weiser. Arrangements under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home.

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Asa Willard Friend
Asa Willard Friend, 73, of Vale died December 17, 2016 at his home. Asa was born to Anna and Warren Friend on the 21st of October 1943 at Brittinghams in Ontario.Asa went to school at Willowcreek, Grove, Vale and Harper. He graduated from Harper...
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John E. Lewallen

John E. Lewallen, 94, of Weiser passed away December 16, 2016 in Weiser. Arrangements under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home.

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Shiela Fay Simpson
Shiela Fay Simpson 74 of Nyssa died December 16, 2016 at a Boise hospital. Our family is so grateful for the life of our incredible Shiela. Born March 7th, 1942 in Twin Falls, Idaho to Bill and Kathleen Reed, Shiela spent a happy life seeking...
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Richard Alan Klein
Richard A. Klein, MD, passed away on Dec 15, 2016. Dr. Klein was born in Cheyenne, WY, and was living in Cambridge, ID, at the time of his death. He attended elementary and secondary schools in St Louis MO. He graduated from Northwestern...
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