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|Obituaries for January 9, 2014|
Lazetta M. Cochrell, 94, Weippe
Lazetta May Cochrell, 94, a longtime resident of the Weippe
area, passed away of natural causes
Lazetta was born
There she met the
love of her life, Leo M. Cochrell. They where married on
In 1976 they retired and moved back to Weippe and their family roots. Lazetta resumed the life she loved, maintaining her home and yard, sewing, baking, caring for and loving her family and friends.
She gave endless
hours watching her then youngest granddaughter, Kelsey, and
assisting with the tasks she did so well at the home of her son and
daughter-in-law as they worked at their family business. The visits
Lazetta is survived by: two sons, Dale Cochrell and wife Bonnie of Clinton, MT and Art Cochrell and wife Barb of Weippe; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by husband Leo; a brother, Bob Eby, a sister, Helen Higley; and one grandson.
service will be held at the
Freda Jean Aiken, 80, Orofino
Freda Jean Aiken
Freda was born in Orofino to Matilda Scott and Corbett Miller. She attended school in Orofino.
After her schooling she continued her life in Orofino. She enjoyed taking care of her mother, as well as spending time with her friends and family. She lived out her days in her home.
Freda enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and picking berries. She loved cooking and having company to visit with—to laugh, sing, and cry with.
She was a down to earth woman. What she had she gave—she shared her heart with everyone, including the Lord. She will be truly missed by her family.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Phyllis Gregg, her mother and father, and her grandparents.
She is survived by one sister, Lydia J. Steele; a nephew, Dennis Gregg; and many other nephews and nieces, cousins, and friends.
Services are pending and will be held at a later date. A memorial dinner will be held Saturday, Jan. 11 at at the community center (below the Pizza Factory) in Orofino.
Pine Hills Funeral Chapel & Crematory is in care of arrangements.
Nancy May Stout of Orofino passed away
She is survived by: Donald Lee Stout of Kooskia; son, Danny Lee (Brenda) Stout of Kooskia; daughters, Diana Laree Hall of Orofino and Cindy Rae (Mark) Browne of Kamiah; brothers, Dennis Williams of Orofino and Andy (Pat) Williams of Pinehurst; sister-in-law, Connie Williams of Lewiston; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, as well as her dear friends Pastor Tristan “Bear” and his wife Deloris Harvey of Orofino.
taken place. Services will be held at
Saturday, Jan. 25 at
Funeral Home and Crematory in
Virgil Wallace McIntosh, 87, Weippe
A good man lost his life
Virgil was born
After the war
Virgil returned to
Virgil lost Jean
to cancer in 1970. He married Carolyn Burkett and moved to Forks, WA
in 1974. They were divorced in 1975. Virgil then married Clarice
Eddy and lived in
industry was dying so Virgil decided to return to
Virgil was preceded in death by his father, King; mother, Esther; brothers, Charlie and Cliff; and wives, Jean, Carolyn and Louella. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; brothers, Leonard and Don; sons, James, Cory and Adam; daughter, Tracy; stepson, Dale; stepdaughters, Wilma and Laura; grandsons Adam, Michael, Daniel and Gaspare; granddaughters, Jennifer, Erin and Tara; and great-granddaughter, Dezirae.
service was held Jan. 4 at Mountain View Funeral Home in
|Obituaries for January 2, 2014|
Bill Baird, age 82, of
Bill moved to
Orofino with his mother in 1945 and graduated from
Bill came back to
Orofino and married Bernice Walden on
Bill earned his associate’s degree in electronics, going on to work for Hughes Aircraft, then McDonald Douglas, before retiring in1988.
Bill moved back to Orofino after retiring, happy to be “home.”
Bill will be remembered for his loving, giving heart, always thinking of others before himself.
Bill was a self-sacrificing man who loved many people and hated no one. His five children were first and foremost in his life, speaking to us often of his fondest memories—his high school boxing days, the friends he knew, and especially, the great times and friends and hunting experiences at Camp 14.
Bill is survived by his children, Irma Desmet (Eugene),
Huntington Beach, CA; Cheryl Havel (Clayton), Colorado Springs, CO;
Gary Baird of Orofino; and Linda Hall (Butch) of Ahsahka. Bill is
also survived by his brothers, David D. Baird of
Bill’s surviving great grandchildren include Brooks Webber, Alice Wertz, Alexander Desmet, Nathan Burchett, Danny Burchett, Cheylianah Watters, and Jeremiah Betz.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Eldred Baird, Alice Story, and Francis Story; sister, Barbara Bell; son, William J. Baird; nephews, Richard Baird and Robbie Baird; former wife, Bernice Shipwash; and sisters-in-law, Sally Baird and Doris Baird.
He will be forever missed.
A quote (author unknown) spoken by Bill’s daughter Irma sums up our feelings for our Daddy: “Sometimes the poorest of men leaves his children the richest inheritance.”
father of Betsy Lang, went to be with the Lord
Walt grew up and
went to school in
construction through most of his life. At 18 he joined the United
States Army in April 1957.
He served his time in
Walt is survived by his wife Adeline of almost 53 years; his brother, Robert Holmgren, of Alpine, CA; his son, Ken Holmgren and his wife MaryAnn of Aguanga, CA; and daughter Betsy Lang and her husband Bruce Lang of Lenore.