Dale Myers Reese
Dale Myers Reese, 88, of the Sawtooth Valley, Idaho, died Sunday morning, November 2, in a single car accident near Raton, New Mexico.
He was preceded in death by Margaret, his wife of 65 years. Dale leaves behind nine children, 18 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren to carry on the Reese family legacy of love, kindness and understanding.
Dale will be cremated under the direction of French Mortuary in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
A memorial flight over the Sawtooth Valley will take place in the late spring of 2004.
Maxine Boyle, 78, passed away March 30, 2004, at the Alaska Regional Hospital.
Maxine was born on September 27, 1925 in Meridian Idaho, the daughter of Myrel and Ina Tracy. The family left Meridian in 1939 and moved to Salmon. Part of the family was already in Salmon, Maxine was the youngest of four girls. Eva Stroud was the oldest, Irma Stadden and Della Hamilton were her sisters. Mr. Tracy was a bulldozer operator and cut many roads and irrigation canals for the ranchers.
Irma’s husband Orrivil was one of the early airplane pilots. Armond ran the bread truck in Salmon to the top of the pass; he became known as the painter in Salmon. Maxine worked at the Old Bakery when she was young. Maxine was a bass drum player in the high school marching band, graduate of Salmon High and she played in the band with Charlie Lipe and Bill Baker for many years. She also played the violin in the school orchestra.
She attended Gem State Academy in Caldwell.
In 1961 Maxine married Bud Boyle. In 1969 she first moved to Alaska and she worked for CARRS from 1969 to 1971. In 1972 Maxine and Bud moved from Anchorage back to Salmon to operate the Williams Lake Resort for four years, before leaving to enter into the mobile home industry. Maxine also worked in Eugene, Oregon and went back to Alaska in 2000.
She was a member of the Eastern Star of Salmon. She also enjoyed sewing, crocheting, needlepoint and knitting.
The family said their mother loved to bake and cook. She was a prolific needlework artist and won many blue ribbons and first place awards for her work. In addition, she was a successful gardener who never met a plant she didn’t like and was able to grow anything.
She is survived by her husband, Bud Boyle of Anchorage; daughter & son-in-law, Anita and David Gillespie of Anchorage; one sister, Irma White of Meridian and many nieces.
She was preceded in death by two sisters.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday, May 26 at 2:00 p.m. at the Salmon Cemetery
with Ritualist services by Hugh Ducan Chapter No. 2 of Salmon and Father Bob Perry officiating.
Local arrangements were by Salmon River Funeral Chapel, Salmon.
Jack Taylor, beloved father, grandfather and friend of many people in Challis, passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2004, due to complications of cancer.
He will be remembered by many for his beautiful carvings of wood and his restoration projects.
He arrived in Challis in 1995 with his wife JoAnn and was accepted into the hearts of many people who grew to love and enjoy their enthusiasm of life.
Jack was born in Cincinnati on May 31, 1938. As a teen, Jack moved to California. He joined the Navy and married Louise Posten. From this marriage, three boys, Daniel, David and Darren, were born. Jack and Louise later divorced.
Jack then met and married JoAnn. JoAnn passed away in November 2001.
Jack is survived by his three sons, three brothers, Walt, Ken and Tim; one sister, Suzi and two grandchildren.
Services were provided by Challis Funeral Home.
On May 30 a celebration of life will be held at Bux’s Place starting at 1:00 p.m. Please join us and pay respect to a wonderful man.
Ilene Sayler, 63, of Salmon and Elk Bend, passed away May 13, 2004 at the Discovery Care Centre in Salmon from complications of diabetes.
Ilene was born in Buhl on September 16, 1940 in the Melon Valley to Marion and Dona Coombes.
She enjoyed crocheting, reading, collecting dolls, being outdoors and spending time with family and friends. We will miss her terrific sense of humor.
She was preceded in death by her father Marion Coombes, one sister, Eleanor Coombes, one brother, Don Coombes and one daughter, Donna Moubray.
She is survived by her husband, Norm of Elk Bend and Salmon area; her mother, Dona Hansen of Hermiston, Oregon, brothers Bill Coombes of Challis, Marvin Coombes of Halfway, Oregon and David Hansen of Salmon; sister Marva Lundquist of Umatilla, Oregon; her children, Sheri Altland of Gilchrist, Oregon, Loisa (Lennie) Peterson of St. Anthony, Arlene Hansen of Salmon and Orvil Dean Fairchild of Filer; step-daughters Karen Bullington and Fawn Laverenz of Caldwell, 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at a later date in Buhl and in Oregon.
Local arrangements were by Salmon River Funeral Chapel.
Barbara Marie Bryan (Fredrickson) Granroth, 75, of Challis, Idaho, formerly of Bemidji area in Minnesota, died Thursday, April 22, 2004 in Boise, Idaho.
She was born on July 29,1928, to Jennings (Jinx) and Margaret ((Morton) Bryan in Dowagiac, Mich. She moved to Bemidji in 1934 or 1935 where she attended elementary school at the Pleasant Valley School near Nebish and Bemidji High School from 1942 to 1945.
She married Manley Fredrickson on July 20,1950, in Bemidji. While married she worked at Jack’s Supper Club as a waitress, and Les’ Liquor in Shevlin as bartender. She married Marvin Granroth on Dec. 27, 1970, and they lived in Shevlin. She then attended St. Cloud Beauty College from 1970 to 1972. After school, she worked at the Arcade Beauty Salon in Bemidji as a hairdresser from 1972 to 1977. They moved from Puposky to Deer River in 1978 where she worked on arts and crafts, sewing and fishing. They moved from Deer River to White Pine, Mich., in December 1979.
While in Michigan, she stayed busy working on arts and crafts, rug weaving and making clothes for her family and friends. From Michigan, she followed her husband (Marvin) on a long journey out west to Idaho. They lived in Challis from 1989 until her death. While in Idaho she stayed busy with arts and crafts, sewing, rug weaving, cooking, smoking fish and attending craft fairs with her sister-in-law Helen Granroth.
She is survived by her husband, Marvin Granroth of Challis; sons, Patrick (Karen) Fredrickson of Bemidji, Mich. and Michael Fredrickson of Malden, Mass.; daughter, Corey (Joe) Hilborn of White Pine, Mich.; and a granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
A funeral was held May 1 at the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home in Bemidji, with the Rev. Beth Bachman Caulfield officiating. Burial was in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery
Robert O. Herman
Robert Owen Herman, 73, of Salmon, Idaho, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2004 at the Steele Memorial Hospital in Salmon.
He was born on December 20, 1930 in Salmon, the youngest of four children born to Carl and Flora (Wells) Herman. Bob attended school in Salmon graduating from Salmon High.
Bob was united in marriage to Wanda Margaret Bernard of Salmon on September 12, 1950 and of this union four children were born: John, James, Jerry and Julie. In 1952 Bob was drafted into the United States Marine Corps where he served during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged in 1954.
He returned to Salmon and worked for the Phillip Y-Bar Ranch, and on to Patterson to work in the Ima Mine. Every few years or less the family moved to a new location for mining or construction work. Bob worked at the Blackbird Mine in Cobalt until 1963 then went to Redding, California for road construction. The next adventure was at Can-Tung, Northwest Territories where he was the master mechanic and assistant superintendent of the Can-Tung Mine.
In 1964 the family moved to Tonopah, Nevada where Bob worked road construction until 1975 when he returned to Salmon to work for Kelly Logging. In 1980 he went to work for the Forest Service in the maintenance department until his retirement in 1995.
Bob enjoyed his ranch with his sweetheart Vera Fahnholz since 1982. They loved the outdoors, riding motorcycles, horseback riding and fishing. He was a longtime member of the Elks Lodge in Salmon and in St. George, Utah.
He is survived by his three sons John Herman of Salmon, James Herman of Bluffdale, Utah, Jerry Herman and his wife, Vicki of Springville, Utah; one daughter Julie Herman of Bluffdale, Utah; six grandchildren: Amori Herman and John Troy Herman of St. George, Utah, Stacey Hinckley and her husband, John of Provo, Utah, Jerid Herman of Springville, Utah, Cade and Conner Ekstrom of Bluffdale, Utah; six great-grandchildren: Shayla, Alexis, Caden, Carston, Jackson and Gracie; one sister Stella Falker of Livingston, Montana and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, brother Jack Herman and sister Shirley Robson and his sweetheart Vera Fahnholz.
Funeral services were conducted at the Jones & Casey Funeral Home on May 3 with Bob Perry officiating. Interment followed in the Salmon Cemetery
under the auspices of the Lloyd Shaw Post #67 American Legion.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Salmon Valley at 506 Van Dreff of Salmon, Idaho 83467.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Jones & Casey Funeral Home of Salmon.