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Obituaries, Death Notices in the February 23, 2017 issue Print E-mail

Benjamin Danford, 69

     Benjamin Danford, 69, of Clearwater passed away at his home Friday Feb. 17, 2017.

     Services are pending at Trenary Funeral Home of Kooskia.


E. Joan Umphenour, 87

     E. Joan Umphenour was born July 26, 1929 to Ralph and Elizabeth Uhler in Afton, Wyo. She died peacefully at home Feb. 18, 2017.2-23-17-obit-joan-umphemour

     She was raised in Twin Falls, Idaho. Joan married Merlyn S. Umphenour June 3, 1948. They moved to Kooskia in 1951. They had 3 children Vicki Latondress, Sheryl Jenkins, and Mike Umphenour.

     She worked as a clerk at Giblers, Yoccums, and Pankeys. Joan was a member of Chapter 43 of Eastern Star of Kamiah.

     She is survived by her children; a sister Phyllis York, son-in-law Glenn Jenkins, five grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

     She was preceded in death by her husband Merlyn S. Umphenour, her mother, father and four brothers.

     We would like to say thank you to Syringa Hospice for all their special care.

     A celebration will be held at a later date.

     Arrangements have been entrusted to Trenary Funeral Home of Kooskia.

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Obituary policy: There will be a $50 flat fee for obituaries up to 500 words. For each additional 50 words beyond the 500 word limit, an additional $5 will be charged. The flat fee includes one picture. Additional pictures are $5 each. Larger two-column pictures are $20. There is no charge for service/death notices.

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