Joel Leidecker died in bed, at his home in Ketchum sometime in the early morning of Wednesday, April 7, 2021. He was 82. He had his last morphine shot at 4 a.m. and he wasn’t breathing just a few hours later. It’s hard to know what killed him in the end, but his health had been declining ove…

Gary W. Koutnik, 65, of Ketchum, Idaho, died Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in Twin Falls, Idaho.

Teddie Daley, a stalwart of the Wood River Valley, died on April 15, 2021.

Hazel Anabelle Kleiner, 14, loving daughter of John Tag Kleiner and beloved sister of Holden Kleiner, passed away suddenly and tragically on March 16, 2021, on Bainbridge Island in a car accident coming home from a quick ice cream stop with two friends after their last high school volleyball…

Brittany Susan Brock was called to heaven on April 5, 2021. She was born in Sun Valley, Idaho, on Dec. 30, 1994.

Victoria Jean Wieand, 71, of Hailey, Idaho, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at St Luke’s  Magic Valley hospital.  

Our dearest son and brother, Lucas, died by suicide on Feb. 26, 2021, after courageously battling schizoaffective disorder for over a decade.

Steven Houts passed away Saturday, April 10, in Sequim, Wash. He left the planet peacefully, in his sleep, of natural causes.

Sid was born in Anadarko, Okla., on April 11, 1937. He passed away peacefully at St. Luke’s hospital in Boise, Idaho, after a brief illness of acute leukemia.

It was typical that Judy Prothero thought first of her friends and that they be told of her passing last week. She endured a short illness after a four-year battle with breast cancer that was mostly successful and allowed for many good times, travel and good health. She passed in peace with …

Carol Jean Christensen, longtime Sun Valley resident, passed away peacefully at St. Luke’s hospital in Meridian, Idaho, on April 2, 2021. She was surrounded by family, the most astounding support and unconditional love through the end.

Petra Morrison, daughter and granddaughter of Ketchum pioneers, peacefully passed away March 20, 2021.

Wanda Mae Glasmann, 95, passed away quietly on Feb. 25, 2021, while in the care of Shaw Mountain of Cascadia in Boise, Idaho. 

    Carlita Fae McIver-Severe, 78, of Bellevue, Idaho, died Saturday, March 20, 2021, at her home.

Thomas Benton Swift, 78, died at his home in Jamestown, R.I., on March 10, 2021. The cause was cancer.

Robert “Archie” Bouttier died unexpectedly at the age of 77 on Feb. 28, 2021, in the Twin Falls St. Luke’s hospital from surgery complications, with his wife, Helen, at his bedside.

On January 20, Lemuel “Lem” Ellsworth Sentz, III passed away peacefully at his home in Stanley, Idaho, watching sports on TV, accompanied by his golden doodle, July. His passing leaves a big hole in the small mountain community of Stanley.

Dr. William (Bill) C. Cassell passed away on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was surrounded by his family and passed peacefully. As well as being a loving husband and proud father and grandfather, he improved the lives of many through a distinguished career in education …

Glenn left us from his home on Kauai. He is survived by his dedicated wife, Kathy (Fasani) Gerrish, Kapaa, Hawaii; his loving son, Justin (Heather) Gerrish, Carbondale, Colo., and Justin’s children, Jordan Shelton, Fort Collins, Colo., and Taylor Kennedy, Mar Vista, Calif.; brothers, Harold …

Kenny Kimball fell asleep in death at noon on Wed., Feb 24, 2021.  He was at home and surrounded by his family at the time of his peaceful passing. His doctors felt that COVID-19 triggered the long illness that finally took his life. He was an inspiration to his family and doctors with his p…

Charles “Charley” William Ellwanger, 86, of Tacoma, Wash., passed away on Feb. 26, 2021, at his home in Sun Valley, Idaho.

James Walter Sedin passed peacefully on Feb. 23, 2021, at age 90 in his home in Ketchum, Idaho.

Robert (Bob) Stevens, beloved husband, father and friend, died peacefully at home after a brief illness on Feb. 15, 2021. Almost 86 years old, he was born in New York on April 9, 1935, and grew up in rural Pennsylvania.

This valley has lost another great man, Pedro Lira, my father.

Ronald “Ron” Mendelsohn, M.D. died in his Chapel Hill, N.C., home on Feb. 8, 2021, with his wife and daughter at his side. He was 92 years young.

Brenda Kay Burns, 61, died of natural causes on Jan. 23, 2021, at her home in Hailey.

Tim Daley was born to Robert and Ona Daley in Jerome, Idaho, on April 29, 1938. He graduated from the University of Idaho with a B.S. in business, a master’s in accounting and a J.D. from the law school. He moved to Boise after graduation, working first as an accountant, then CPA and later a…