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James Earl Boatwright
James Earl Boatwright, 61, of Hailey, Idaho, passed away February 11, 2013.He was born December 10, 1951 to William Earl and Joyce Estes Boatwright in Twin Falls, Idaho. Jim graduated from Minico High School in 1970 where he was an all-state basketball star leading the Spartans to back-to-back state championship games in 1969 and 1970. Jim’s ...

Eloise Almeda Gini
Eloise Almeda Gini, 92, of Sandpoint, Idaho and formerly of the Silver Valley, passed away February 13, 2013 at the Life Care Center of Sandpoint. She was born January 14, 1921 at Glen, Idaho; Eloise was the daughter of James and Almeda (Palmer) Sanderson.She moved to the Silver Valley in 1970 from Challis, Idaho, but had recently moved to ...

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