Account set up for Martin family

Print Article

BONNERS FERRY — An account has been set up to help the family of a soldier killed in Afghanistan with funeral expenses.

Spc. Ethan J. Martin, 22, died Aug. 7 in Koragay, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he encountered enemy small-arms fire. He was assigned to 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

Donations can be made at any Wells Fargo Bank to the Ethan Martin Memorial Fund.

Martin’s funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bonners Ferry High School. A ceremony with full military honors will follow at Paradise Valley Cemetery.

His family has described Martin as a “very loving young man with a tender heart,” who planned to go to nursing school after his service in the military.

Martin leaves behind a loving family and many friends in Bonners Ferry and northern Idaho.

His family includes his father, Harv (Pam) Martin of Bonners Ferry; his mother, Kristie (Bob) Suprenant of Lewiston; a sister, four stepsisters and three stepbrothers; and his grandparents, Harvey (Gail) Martin of Quartzside, Ariz., Paulette Marcy of Sandpoint and Fran Oakes of Lewiston.

Print Article

Read More News

ITD seeking comments on Highway 41 expansion

January 17, 2018 at 1:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press COEUR d’ALENE — The Idaho Transportation Department wants to hear from members of the public about a planned expansion of Highway 41 from Prairie Avenue to Boekel Road. A public hearing will be h...

Comments

Read More

Religious discrimination lawsuit wilting

January 17, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press COEUR d’ALENE — An attorney for a Hayden homeowners group is asking for a portion of a much publicized lawsuit against West Hayden Estates subdivision to be dismissed for lack of evidence. A U.S. Di...

Comments

Read More

Hearing is today on resource plan

January 17, 2018 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee SANDPOINT — Bonner County commissioners are holding a public hearing today on the county’s proposed Natural Resource Plan. The hearing begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Bonner County Administration Buildin...

Comments

Read More

Man jailed for alleged bat attack

January 17, 2018 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee SANDPOINT — A Bonner County man is facing a felony charge for allegedly hitting another man in the head with a baseball bat. Richard Kainoua Borja is charged with aggravated battery resulting in gre...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 263-9534
PO Box 159
Sandpoint, ID 83864

©2018 Bonner County Daily Bee Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X