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…

Inge-Lise Eckmann Lane, 70, a nationally respected conservator of modern and contemporary art, died in Ketchum, Idaho, on Feb. 16, 2021. The cause was cancer.

Jean peacefully passed away in her sleep of natural causes at her home in Boise. She was born in Ontario, Canada, and grew up in Detroit, Mich., where she became a U.S. citizen. She traveled to Sun Valley, Idaho in the mid-1950s on a ski trip and liked the area so much she stayed.

Robert G. “Bob” Stevens, 85, of Ketchum, died Monday February 15, 2021, at his home. Arrangements are under the care of Wood River Chapel.

Linda Nadine Romrell, 68, passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot, surrounded by her family.

David Field Spaulding, admired husband, father, brother and friend, died peacefully and unexpectedly at home on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, following a bluebird day of skiing.

Jahaza Patterson passed away peacefully on Jan. 30, 2021, at the age of 91 in Boise, Idaho.

Tom Kelly left us for his spot in heaven on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, after six challenging years. Tom died peacefully in his home with his family at his bedside.

Gregory “Greg” Walter Plowman of Hailey—devoted husband, father of three, stepfather of one, grandfather of four and master woodworker—died in the presence of loved ones at St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, following a skiing accident on Bald Moun…

Nicholas R. (Nick) Cox died peacefully on February 1, 2021 after a long slow cognitive decline and a short final illness. He was 86. 

Arthur J. Lillis III, 67, of Anchorage, Alaska, and Hailey, ID, passed away unexpectedly on December 28, 2020 from medical complications.  

Jahaza B. Patterson Meldrum, 91, of Carey, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at a Boise care center of natural causes.  Services are in the care of Boise Funeral Home, Boise. 208-322-2998.

William John Flanagan was born March 1, 1941, in Fairfield, Conn., into an Irish American family. His father had a plumbing business, which allowed Bill to begin honing his plumbing skills at a young age. A naturally gifted athlete, he played football in high school and was good enough to co…

After decades of riotous laughter, good food and relentless humor, we say goodbye to Brian Bloom, who left us far too soon. Brian passed away on Jan. 16, 2021, after complications from surgery for esophageal cancer. His strength and positive outlook never diminished, which is true of his det…

Margaret “Darlene” Bramon, 83, formerly of Ketchum, passed away on January 18, 2021, at her home in Eagle, Idaho. Services: Relyea Funeral Chapel, Boise.

Lawrence H. Levy Jr., who was always affectionately known as “Barge,” died on Jan. 19, 2021, in Louisville (near Boulder), Colo. He was surrounded by his family with love and peace.

Pamela Pray Ritzau (Pam) died peacefully on Jan. 12, 2021, in Hailey, Idaho, in the mountains she loved.

Pamela T. “Pam” Ritzau, 80, of Hailey, died January 12, 2021.

In a world that often tries to mold us into conformity, Bill Minor was as unique unto himself as the stars in the sky.

Larry G. Drussel, 59, of Bellevue, died Jan. 5, 2021, in Ketchum.  A visitation will be held from 1-4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 22, at Wood River Chapel, 403 N. Main St., Hailey.  Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 23, in the Bellevue Cemetery, East Chestnut Street, Bell…

Jeffrey R. Stiffler, 62, of Carey, died Jan. 16, 2021, at his home. Family and friends are invited to share stories, memories and photos and light a candle at

Donna-Rose Waller Rainey of Washington, Utah, 91, died Jan. 7 from conditions incident to age. She was born in Cascade, Idaho on June 8, 1929, the second of six children born to John Harvey and Velma Waller. She lived in and around Hailey from the time she was two years old until about 2003.…

home since the 1960s, your path would have met up with Ron Vernia. With the megawatt smile and a fabulous head of hair, Ron Vernia was a true Renaissance man with his own brand of love and orneriness.  And his life reads like chapters from an adventure series.

The amazing Lois Allison (lovingly know as Gaga to friends and family), age 96, passed away on Dec. 18, 2020, peacefully of natural causes at Sarah House (hospice home) in Santa Barbara, Calif.

On Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, David Leary Timmons passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Kihei, Maui, at the age of 77.