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.
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.
Rexford Dewey Christensen, born in Blackfoot on June 3, 1924, died in Orofino on Dec. When he was almost a year old, his mother carried him a block down the street to visit her friend who had that day given birth to Edith Clark. Postal Inspection Service for over 20 years and as a police chief for Amtrak in Los Angeles, CA for five, before retiring in 1982 to Blackfoot.
Rex met her the day she was born, and would marry her 19 years later in 1944. At the end of World War II, he served in the Army Air Corps as a radio operator on a B-29. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Joyce went to Branson, MO, five times and loved all kinds of music, but especially Lawrence Welk and country music. Buchholz of Lewiston; son, Greg Buchholz of Bonney Lake, WA; daughter and son-in-law, Jan and Bruce Wyatt of Lewiston; grandsons, Chris and Christy Buchholz of Oakland, CA, and Jonathan and Jamie Buchholz of Seattle, WA; granddaughters, Monika Buchholz of Bonney Lake, Jennifer and Todd Clovis of Asotin, WA, and Jessica and Ryan Thompson of Lewiston; great-grandsons, Jackson Buchholz of Oakland, CA, and Cameron Clovis of Asotin; and great-granddaughters, Cassie Clovis of Asotin and Lyla Mae Thompson of Lewiston. She grew up in Southwick while helping her widowed mother Clara and her sisters, and as a young woman worked as a housekeeper in the Southwick community. Tom and Dorothy farmed in Southwick for more than 40 years and raised two daughters, Diane and Sarah.
In 2004, Lee retired due to the declining health of his beloved Phyllis.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.In 2010, Lee began corresponding with Shirley Van Kirk, with whom he had attended the same high school, she being a year behind him.After a brief courtship, they were married in July, 2012.