Ethan Austin Murray, 25, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Spokane Valley, Wash. A celebration of Ethan’s life will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, 2019, at the Dover Bay City Beach.
Ethan was born on April 28, 1994, in Dixon, Illinois. He lived and attended schools in Ashland, Wis., until fifth grade when he moved to Sandpoint, Idaho.
Ethan found solace in the outdoors; he enjoyed spending time in the mountains, hiking, kayaking, snowboarding at Schweitzer Mountain, skate boarding, music, reading, and food.
He is survived by his mother, Justine Murray of Sandpoint; his father, Mark Jentsch of Dixon; gua stepfather, Quinn Andreas of Corvallis, Ore.; a sister, Cora Murray of Sand-point; his grandmothers, Margie (Ray) Polkow-ski of Wellborn, Fla., and Lisbeta Jentsch of Chicago, Ill.; his aunt, Monika Jentsch of Chicago; and his uncle ,Jared (Rebecca) Flynn of Dixon.
Memorial donations may be made to NAMI Far North, PO Box 2415, Sandpoint, ID 83864.
Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint is handling the arrangements. Please visit Ethan’s online memorial at lakeviewfuneral.com and sign his guest book.