Funeral services were held Saturday at the Orofino Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with burial following at Riverside Cemetery in Orofino. at the Orofino Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with funeral services to follow at 10 a.m. Wayne is survived by his wife, Karen; his son, Brad and Lori Blue of Hillsboro, OR; his daughter, Brenda and Joe Funaro of Lewiston; his brother, Oren Blue; sisters, Cora Miller of Kamiah and Betty Skinner of Othello, WA; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, you may send donations to a non-profit organization for Parkinson's disease research. Lee grew up in Euclid, OH, where he graduated from Euclid High School, and then joined the United States Marine Corps.
He cared for her through the years of her illness, until her death, after 50 years of marriage, in July, 2008.
Lee was devastated by her death, but he knew they would be together again one day.
She enjoyed quilting and sewing, woodworking and painting, crochet, tatting, and numerous other craft projects. King's Biscuits and Gravy" and for "Dorothy's Lemon Pie." She loved fishing and was well-skilled at catching fish even when others could not.
She was a member of the Lutheran Church in Cameron and made many quilts for the church bazaar there.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Squire Family Education Foundation, Clearwater County EMS Department, the Orofino Kiwanis Club, or the charity of your choice. 25, 2012, from age-related causes at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Lewiston. 28, 1925, to Howard and Minnie Snyder (Bonner) in Weippe. Joyce was a caregiver for family members and loved to cook and bake for her family. Saturday at Vassar-Rawls Funeral Home in Lewiston and burial is at 2 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Idaho State Veterans Home.
She traveled to Europe, Mexico, Canada and extensively in the United States with her husband and children. The family would also like to thank Diana Stamper, Joyce's personal caregiver and all the staff at the Idaho State Veterans Home for the wonderful care Joyce received. 11, 1918, in Southwick, to Walter and Clara Bateman; she was the third of five sisters.
She worked for many years on the family farm, helping to drive grain truck, cooking meals for the farm work crews, and raising her children and grandchildren.
They maintained decades-long relationships with many people, who remained dear to them throughout their lives together.
While he was in the military, Lee pursued a college education between deployments, and in 1980, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Old Dominion University in Virginia.
After obtaining his Juris Doctorate degree in 1985, Lee was given the opportunity to share office space with attorneys John Swayne and Steve Calhoun in Orofino where he and Phyllis put down deep roots.
Lee was an active member of the local Kiwanis Club, as well as the Marine Corps League and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.