Donna-Marie Catherine (Slodki) Hayes died Aug. 1, 2021, in Boise, Idaho, of ovarian cancer at the age of 76.

Wally Goodwin (1927-2021). He loved coaching, ranching, his wife of 67 years, Nancy, their sons Putter and Reamy, brother Ralph and his wife Hilary, grandchildren Annie (deceased July 14, 2021), Georgy, Jack and Ry, their dog Huck and everyone in between, around and within!!

Jim loved Julie and cherry pie. He loved his kitties, Sophie and Ady. He loved tying flies and sharing his craft with others. He loved fly fishing and hunting heads and he loved Silver Creek and the Missouri River.

Born in Mountain Home, Idaho, June 1, 1955. Passed in Smiley Creek, Idaho, July 27. 2021.

Ross W. McLaughlin, loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away surrounded by his caring family at his home in Lake Oswego, Oregon, on Saturday, July 17, 2021, after a brave battle with cancer. He was 89. Ross was born in Seattle, Washington, a treasured day for his dear pare…

A Celebration of Life for Becky Brown will be held on Aug. 28 at 103 North 3rd Ave. in Gannett (Alan and Mona Brooks’ home). Bring your memories and photos to share. The remembrance reception will start at 1 p.m. and conclude with a picnic style meal so everyone can reconnect.

A memorial service for Fred Wagner will be held at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 201 Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley, Idaho at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021. All are welcome.

Members of the Wheeler family are planning a Celebration of Life for Joy.

On July 14, 2021, Ann Field Goodwin, always “Annie,” physically left this world and none of us can make sense of the tragic horse accident that claimed her life.

Nan first visited the Wood River Valley in the 1970s when she drove up from Los Angeles, Calif., with her then-boyfriend, Jim Riley, only to have his Volkswagen break down, extending their stay.

A Celebration of Life will be held for Brian on Aug. 7 from 1-5 p.m. in Bellevue City Park. Please join us to celebrate a man whose smile, laugh and personality were larger than life. Please bring a lawn chair. We welcome any stories that you would like to share.

A Celebration of Life for Elaine Karst will be held Saturday, July 31 at 3 p.m. at the Bellevue Memorial Park.

Come celebrate the life of Marie Dugger-Wright-Hall on July 31 from 2-7 p.m. at Hop Porter Park in Hailey. Bring your favorite side dish. We will have beverages and fried chicken.

Gloria D. Carlton, 75, peacefully passed away June 21, 2021, at her home in Hailey, Idaho, after a prolonged battle with cancer. Gloria was an avid outdoors woman who loved hiking in the mountains, cross country skiing, horseback riding and camping. No matter what the activity, she was rarel…

We lost our loving; funny; kindred spirit, Zach Patterson in February 2021.

Resident of the Bitterroot for almost 50 years, Robert Clayton “Bart” Bartholomew died peacefully at home on the morning of July 11, at the age of 91.

Wilbert (Bill) Boden passed away at the age of 86 on July 15, leaving behind a loving family and memories of his kind, loving, positive, and funny personality.

William “Bill” Snadecki died peacefully at home surrounded by his children on July 4 at the age of 88. He was born in Bethlehem, Penn., to Clarence William Snadecki and Virginia Adams Snadecki.

Bryan J. Dortch, 37, passed away on July 5, 2021, with his wife and parents by his side.

Steve Gutches was born Jan. 14, 1947, in Hailey and passed away on June 27, 2021, at his home in Bellevue.

My family and friends look forward to seeing you at my celebration of life. Where: Mom’s Garden, 226 Mariposa Road, Heatherlands Subdivision in Hailey. When: Sunday, July 25, 1-5 p.m. –Lt. Colonel William Hollis Poe II.

Come celebrate the life of Marie Dugger-Wright-Hall on July 31 from 2-7 p.m. at Hop Porter Park in Hailey. Bring your favorite side dish. We will have beverages and fried chicken.

Sharon Ann Madson Bridge, of Sun Valley, Idaho, transitioned on June 30, 2021, after an eight-month battle with cancer. A celebration of life was held July 15 from 4-7 p.m. at the Harker Center in Elkhorn.

Patricia Campbell of Hailey left this life on July 9, 2021, as quietly as she came into it on May 7, 1930, in Providence, R.I.

George Dondero passed away on June 22, 2021, at the age of 107 and a half, leaving behind a large collection of friends and family, all of whom admired him greatly.

Jerome Rovnak passed away on June 14, 2021, at his home in the mountains near Ojai, Calif., a great loss to his family and friends who loved and admired him. He was 74 years old. Jerome was a Vietnam veteran and later had a long history in the Wood River Valley. He was a caretaker of private…

Sally Jan Hunt passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday May 31, 2021, with her husband, Horace, by her side. A celebration of Sally’s amazing life will take place at her home on Aug. 7, 2021. Formal invitations will be forthcoming. Please email Horace at with any questions.

Please join us as we celebrate the lives of Petra Morrison and Ella Marie Bennett Friday, July 16, 2021, at 11 a.m. The celebration will be held at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Ketchum.  A reception will follow at the church.

Roy William Murdock passed away peacefully with family and friends by his side on June 29, 2021, following a sudden stroke.

Terese Ann Johnson died at home in Hailey, Idaho on June 30.  She stood strong against cancer for more than a decade, all the while tenaciously living life on her terms.

A celebration of life for Chad Stuart will take place Saturday, July 10, 2021, from 3-6 p.m. at Forest Service Park in Ketchum, across from the Limelight Hotel.

Thomas J. Sanker, second son of a career hotelman, grew up in Rhode Island and graduated in 1972 from the Cornell School of Hotel Administration in Ithaca, N.Y. He spent many of his working years in the restaurant and hotel business, including over 10 years in rambunctious pre-boom Ketchum a…

On June 1, 2021, Shirley Severn passed away peacefully at her home in Boise, Idaho, with family at her side. Shirley was born on October 21, 1924, to Douglas C. and Laura W. Knox in Emmett, Idaho, joining her sister Patricia. Later her brothers Douglas C., Jr., and William were added to the …

On June 6, 2021, Buss passed away peacefully at Hospice House North surrounded by his wife, Marlys, and three children, Marga, Karla and Todd. He was born on April 15, 1925, in Ogden, Utah, the fifth of 10 children—Janet, Dick, Darwin, Ruth, Buss, Maryloo, Dean, Carolyn, Kathryn and Julie.

Deborah Gillette Law, 79, of Sun Valley and Boise, died peacefully at 2:20 a.m. on June 15 with family at her side. She ended her fight with Alzheimer’s quickly; she was still active and skiing this January.