In November of 1941 he joined the Army Air Corp and he served his country until Dec. He apprenticed in Walla Walla, WA, and it was there he met and married the love of his life, Marie.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Jack and Glen Smolinski. (Sherry) Crawford; sisters, Skip Shaw and Sharon Staneck; niece, Cindy (Jim) Rogers; grandsons, J. Ausman, Derik (Lacie) Crawford and Eric Burnet; granddaughters, Rickelle Ausman, Holly Hall and Sarah Pflug; nine great-grandchildren; and best friends, Nancy and Lonnie Cowger. Coast Guard, where he was stationed in Long Beach, CA, and Antarctica.By her request, there will be no actual service, but the children are planning a gathering for a later date. Known as the General Store, if you ever forgot an item, she was always prepared with what you needed. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Audrey Ausman; sister, Colleen Kay Winter; and special friend, Nancy Johnson. 3, 1947, in Wilmington, DE., to James and Doris Driskill. He moved often as a child, spending time in Colorado and eventually settling in Salt Lake City, UT, where he graduated from Hillcrest High School in 1966 as a National Merit Scholarship finalist in art. He served until he was injured in a freak accident that led to an honorable discharge in 1969.She then graduated from the Lewis-Clark Business College and began working in a Lewiston bank. She enjoyed playing cards and keeping up with her friends and many family members.Wink is survived by her children, Mick and Mary Farrell, Ron Farrell and Karen and Justin Bolen; as well as, seven grandchildren, Michael Farrell, Shelley Bradly, Dan Farrell, Steve Farrell, Rob Farrell, Graeson Bolen and Dyllan Bolen; and 12 great-grandchildren.Her grandchildren spent time with her making memories at the farm.
Wink passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 16, 2018, just three weeks after her 87th birthday party and celebration and two days after spending Mother's Day with her children and close friend, Pat Cane.For decades and as long as his health allowed, Brian was a devoted and active member of St. He was also a member and leader in many organizations including the Lion's Club; VFW Post 3296 where he served as chaplain for several years; Knights of Columbus and past president of the Clearwater Historical Society. While Brian enjoyed all of his service activities, his hobbies and lifelong friends brought him particular joy.Brian was an avid bowler, fisherman and he and Marie loved camping with their friends.Mom will be forever loved and in our fondest memories. Sandy was born in Wallace, Idaho, on July 7, 1942, to Wesley Franklin Barker and Vera Maxine Doverspike. She loved spending time with, and cooking for, her family and friends. She enjoyed camping, hunting, four-wheeling and horseback riding. During his time in the service, he earned two awards: The National Defense Service Medal and the Antarctica Service Medal, both in 1967.On the afternoon of Thursday, May 17, 2018, Sandy passed away peacefully of natural causes at St. She married her soulmate of 57 years, Allen Crawford, on Feb. They raised three children in Headquarters, Idaho, where she was a cook for the Potlatch Corp. She also loved her granddaughters and spending time with her family and friends, as well as shopping, crafting, amusement parks and her pets. Pierce; mother and stepfather, Nancy and Tom Lightfield; father, Lowell Messley; daughter, Tia (Russell) Norland; granddaughters, Annabelle and Isabelle Norland; siblings, Michelle (Darrel) Aherin and Erik Messley; stepsister, Theresa (Travis) Blofsky; sister by choice, Stephanie Paffile-Rudd; and daughters by choice, Jaycee Paffile-Cook and Jerrica Paffile-Rosenau. After his service, he attended Weber State College under the G. Bill, where he played football and earned an associate degree in business management in 1974.In later years, she and Allen moved to Orofino, where she worked and retired as a cook at Orofino Headstart. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Selma and Edd Kovar, and Walter and Gladys Messley. Thursday at the First Christian Church, 840 10th St., Clarkston, with the Rev. The family asks that any memorial donations be made to St. After graduation, Ed was married and started a family in Salt Lake City. Ed worked for various auto dealerships in the area before settling into a sergeant role at the Idaho Department of Correction in Orofino, where he worked from 1991 until his retirement in December 2009.