Alumni of IHM Academy, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, class of 1957

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  12 Feb 2024
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1952-1953 8th grade group photo 25 students, Eighth Grade graduation, on steps of St Thomas School, with Fr MEIER, CSsR.
8th grade graduation article in Cd'A Press.
1953 - 1957 Le Coeur Yearbooks Yearbooks / annuals for our years at IHM, in PDF format.
Last Name First Name Notes FindaGrave:
ANDRES Duane Edward

b 3 or 13 Oct 1939 to Josef L & Margaret C ANDRES. Lived 1623 Front; Joe was chief engineer at Potlatch (1946). Died 18 Dec 1974, buried in St Thomas Cemetery, with his parents (died 1960's) and infant sibs (1940's). Brother of John ANDRES, b 27 Jan 1941.


Class president 12. Born 17 Sep 1939 to Howard & Helene BATCHELDER. Brother of Bernadine'54, Joan'55 and Gary '59 BATCHELDER. Enlisted in US Army (1959). Married Judy CARPENTER on 23 Feb 1963 at Holy Rosary, Woodlawn CA.

BERTSCH Barbara Renee

Sister of George'61 BERTSCH. Born 21 July 1939 in Fargo ND on to Wendelin P & Mildred (ANGEVINE) BERTSCH. Lived 721 Indiana. Married in King Co WA on 30 Dec 1967 to Charles GEISLER of San Francisco. TRhey divorced on 9 Aug 1993. Renee Died 25 Feb 2006 in King County WA.

St Thomas:
BOUGHTON Rosalie Mary

Daughter of Donald J & Victoria (---) BOUGHTON. Sister of Susan'59, Don'61, Mike'63 BOUGHTON. Lived 719 Gov't Way (1954).
'Salie married on 26 Aug 1961 to Lt Patrick R COCKRILL, and lives in Yakima WA. Her mother, Victoria BOUGHTON (1910 - 2003), taught at St Thomas and IHM. Donald J BOUGHTON was born 29 Jan 1908 to Eugene Vincent BOUGHTON (Sr) and Eda SAYLES.
Eugene V BOUGHTON (Sr) was born 21 Dec 1875 in Saginaw Co MI to William H & Julia E BOUGHTON. He registered in the WW1 draft in June 1918 at Cd'A at age 42. He was a lawyer in the firm Reed & Boughton, and lived at 715 A St, Cd'A. He died in May 1964. In 1912, Reed & Boughton argued and won a case in the US Supreme Court requiring water companies under community charter to make hookups without charge, (saving their Cd'A client $8.50).

BOUGHTON family in the census
In 1880, Eugene (EV), age 4, was living with his parents, William H (48) & Julia E (32) BOUTON (sic), and sister Lora, 1, in Brant, Saginaw Co MI.
In 1900, EV (Sr) was renting in Evart, Osceola Co MI. The family comprised: Eugene, 24 MI (parents b NY), clothing salesman; recently married; and Eda, 22, MI (parents b MI). --11 Jun 1900, Osceola twp, ED154 p4B. See free transcript or .
In 1910, the family owned (mortgaged) 1069 N First St, Cd'A, and comprised: E V, 34 MI, lawyer, married 10 years; Eda, 32 MI, 2 births & living; Bernadine, 4 MI; Don J, 2 ID. --16 Apr 1910, Lincoln pct, ED154 p2B.
In 1920, the family owned (no mtge) 715 A St, Cd'A, next door to Eda's mother, Nettie (MOYE) SAYLES, widow, 70 MI (parents b SWI, CAN). (and second door from Otto LITZENBERGER, future IHM nemesis/sports official). The family comprised: Eugene, 44 MI, attorney; Eda, 41 MI; Bernadine, 14; Donald, 11; Robert, 8; Eugene Jr, 6. --12 Jan 1920, CdA ward 3, ED205, p 15B.
In 1920, William H (75 NY) and Julia E (73 NY) BOUTON (sic) lived in Quincy, Branch Co MI. --22 Jan 1920 Quincy MI, ED24 p13A.
In 1930, the family owned 715 A St, Cd'A, next door to Eda's mother, Nettie SAYLES (owns 713 A St, value $1500), widow, age 83. The family comprised: Eugene V, 54 MI, attorney, no military service, married age 23, owns home (value $4000) and radio; Eda S, 51 MI; Donald J, 22 ID, works on playground; Robert, 19 ID; Eugene V Jr, 16 ID. --8 Apr 1930 Cd'A ward 3, ED16 p7B.
Julia E (??) BOUGHTON, born 6 Dec 1847, died 17 Jul 1929 at Cd'A.
SAYLES, MOYE family in the census

In 1870, Joseph SAYLES, 21 CAN, and his wife Ellen, 15, lived in Boston, Ionia Co MI. --see census image (free).
Eda SAYLES, b Mar 1878 in Evart, Osceola Co MI, to Joseph & Henrietta (MOYE) SAYLES. Her father, probate judge Joseph SAYLES, is a son of George Rogers SAYLES, b 14 May 1808 in NY, and (#2 wife) Ann GARDNER, b 12 Nov 1821 Canada. George R is a son of Ahab(7) SAYLES, b 1775 NY, (descended from Ezekiel(6), Stephen(5), Thomas, John, John, John(1) b 1602 Sudbury SFK England). See WorldConnect database, George R SAYLES and ancestors. Henrietta MOYE traces back to Samuel MOYE of Switzerland, and Charles MYERS of NY and/or Canada; see World Connect for MOYE line.
In 1880, Eda ("Edith, age 2") lived with her parents and siblings in Evart, Osceola Co MI.
In 1900, Nettie SAYLES, widow, with kids, lived near her daughter, Eda BOUGHTON, in Evart village, Osceola Co MI. The family comprised: Nettie, b Nov 1854 MI; her mother, Mary MOYE, b Aug 1819 in Eng Canada, widow, 8 births, 6 living; a niece, 16; and 3 (of 4) children: Sydney, 24, postal clerk, b Aug 1875 MI; G R, son, b Aug 1887 MI; Marie M, b Dec 1892 MI. See free transcript .
In 1910, Nettie SAYLES, widow, and daughter Marie Moye still owned and lived in Evart village, Osceola Co MI.
In 1920 and 1930, Nettie lived in Cd'A near her daughter, Eda BOUGHTON (see above).
GARRON Mary Joan

Born to Luke & Catherine M GARRON (1918-1960). Lived 627 Lincoln Way (1954). Cousin of classmate Melvin '57 GREEN, sister of Jim'61 & Mike '64 GARRON. Married --- ACOSTA, lives California.

GREEN Melvin Francis

b 27 Jul 1938 DC to Melvin Norman & Irene R (GARRON) GREEN; married Esther Rose MARKER; lived 1105 Sherman (1954). Died 9 Nov 2003 at Cd'A. Cousin of Joan'57, Jim'61 & Mike '64 GARRON. Brother of Bill GREEN (St Thomas '60?).

HAUGHTON Bonnie Gertrude

Born 16 Feb 1938 in Ellensburg WA to Thomas & Hazel R (DRAKE) HAUGHTON. Sister of William '54, Jim ('63?), and Carol ('65) HAUGHTON. Bonnie married in 1957 to Wilford Lee SKINNER. She died 16 Oct 2002.

HENDRICKS Constance Marie

Married J. SING.

JAEGER James Arthur

Born to Arthur R & Alida F (BECKSTROM) JAEGER. Brother of John'64, Larry'71, David'72 and Joan '68 JAEGER. Began at Academy in 5th grade, 1949, lived at 818 Gov't Way. Lived 1111 N 6th (1954). Teacher (1963: Dalton Gardens).
Jim moved to Springfield OIR and taught at Univ of Oregon. He died 22 May 2023

St Thomas & Forest:
KANE Terrence Patrick

Born 23 Jan 1940 to Raymond James & Laura Edith (LAPRATH) KANE. Brother of Tom'54 and Tim'57, Michael ('Zag'60) KANE, and two sisters (non-graduates), Carol ('52) and Colleen ('65). More family information.

KANE Timothy Owen Born 5 Oct 1937 in Rapid City SD to Raymond James & Laura Edith (LAPRATH) KANE. Brother of Tom'54 and Terry'57, Michael ('Zag'60) KANE, and two sisters (non-graduates), Carol ('52) and Colleen ('65). Married 6 Aug 1960 to Ann DERBY. Three children, lived in Eagle River and Anchorage AK. He died 9 Aug 2019 at Anchorage. See Obituary, and More family information.
KELLY Mary Marlene

Born 19 July or Aug 1939 to Michael & Genevieve (RYAN) KELLY. Sister of Patrick Leo('66) and Dolores J'55 and James ('52) KELLY.
Marlene did not graduate IHM, and married (twice) to William L TOSH, lived Ross Point. She returned to IHM as the Drill Team Instructor in September 1964. She lived in Sumner WA, and died 6 Mar 2012.
Bill TOSH WAS born 21 March 1938 in Cd'A to Francis and Dortha (WILBUR) TOSH. He also married (1962) to Julie Ann FISHER. Bill died 11 Dec 2018 at Cd'A.

KNIGHT (ZAK) Marianne

class treasurer 12. Born 31 Dec 1938 in Cleveland OH to Joseph (1910-1990) & Eleanor (HOCEVAR) ZAKRAJSEK, who married 27 June 1936 in Weirton WV. Eleanor listed as divorced when she married (#2) on 15 Feb 1947 at Missoula MT to Harry Glenn KNIGHT. Lived 1027 Sherman (1946; upon enrollment at IHM grade 2).
Sister of Donagene '68 KNIGHT. Cousin of Laura Jo '69 HOCEVAR.
Marianne Joined IHM's as Sr Naomi in 1963. 2013 photo, 50th anniversary (back row, 3rd from Left)
Sr Marianne died at Scranton PA on 2 Feb 2024, buried in IHM plots, Moscow PA.
Sr Marianne's birth father, Joseph ZAK was reportedly married in 1934 to Vida (RADINA) of Cleveland OH.

St Thomas:
KOSS Shirley Ann

Class secretary 12. Born 16 Apr 1939 to Sylvester "Smokey" and Monica (KNUTSON) KOSS. Married Harold GREENFIELD, and lived in Rathdrum ID. Parents of St Thomas students in 1970-71, Sheree (gr 5), Lori Lee (gr 3) and Cindy Kay (gr 6) GREENFIELD. They were born in Cd'A (except Lori, in Glasgow MT), and moved to Cd'A from Altux OK. Harold was in the USAF.
Shirley died 21 Jan 2001. Sister of Dona Kay '54, Lloyd ('58?), and Kenneth '63 KOSS.

St Thomas:
Shirley '57
KRYGER Eugene Arthur

Born 11 May 1939 to Arthur KRYGER and Frances E GRISMER '33 (more family info). Siblings: David'58, Kathy'64, Ann (Suzy)'66, Kris'70 KRYGER. Gene was appointed by Senator Henry Dworshak to four military academies: Air Force, Navy, Merchant Marine and West Point. Married Michele '60 GALLIVAN on 28 Dec 1963 at St Thomas, Cd'A. They divorced in June 1974 in San Diego. Gene was a pilot for American Airlines. He married 22 Mar 1986 at Dallas TX to [2] Patricia L McINTIRE, born 8 Feb 1948 in Levitown NY, died 9 Apr 2017 at Tucson. Patty's obituary in (Arizona Star) .

MacDONALD Donna Kay

Born 2 Feb 1940 to Donald L & Vera M (---) MacDONALD. See mother's obituary. Lived 1105 Sherman (1946). Married --- RASMUSSEN, lives Seattle.

MALLY James Allen

Divorced Kathryn E LARSON [later, MacRAE] in 1971 (Everett WA). Married 18 April 1980 at Everett WA to Nancy Lou LUND. Lived (1983, 2004) in Stanwood WA. Also lived in Big River CA (2007).

McFARLAND James Leslie

born 29 March 1939 to John A & Kathryn (SHARP) McFARLAND. Brother of John Anthony (b 12 Feb 1946), both of whom enrolled for two weeks early in 1944 or 1945.
Cousin of Kathleen'62, Bill'65, Thomas'68, John'70 & James '73, Bob'35, & Betty'36, and Joseph'24 McFARLAND.

NICKEL Frances Jean

not in composite, but is pictured in 1957 LeCoeur.
Born 16 Mar 1939 Idaho to Herman M & Martha Rose (CABLE) NICKEL. Lived Kootenai County, mostly. Married Lou LLOYD in 1957 at Cd'A.
Died 25 Jan 1984 at Cd'A.

SCHLEE Barbara Ann

Born 20 June 1939 in Chicago to Henry Edward (b Germany 1910) & Anna Marie (IMBERGER) SCHLEE. Graduated in Home Economics at Holy Names College, Spokane, in June 1962. She taught in Gig Harbor WA, then moved to Belmont CA. While working as Kitchen Manager at Stanford U, she married Peter James BALBI (age 27) on 5 Aug 1978 in San Francisco. She and Peter ran a food distribution and manufacturing business and owned a vineyard until they retired to Athol.
Her parents are buried in Holy Cross, Spokane. Henry, a baker, was naturalized on 22 Oct 1935 and died 17 Oct 1998. Ann Marie died 18 Aug 1999, age 88.
Barbara died at Hayden on 8 Feb 2021, buried in St Thomas. Peter (age 59) died at Athol on 3 Jan 2011, and was cremated at Neptune Society, Spokane.

St Thomas:
Barbara '57
Peter J
Holy Cross:
Henry (dad)
Anna (mom)
WALTER Celestine "Sally"

Born 1939 in Hirschville ND to George and Catherine (HUTMACHER) WALTER. Sister of Frances '53, Othelia '55, Joseph '56, Lillian '59, David '60, & Linda '65 WALTER. Married 12 Apr 1958 at St Thomas to Stanley LeMIRE, born to Charles and June (TRAYLOR) LeMIRE, and baptized 1946 in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Divorced in 1960's. Married Jim AXTELL.

WAYNE Claudia Ann

Born 6 Dec 1938 at Wallace to James Wade WAYNE Jr & Mary M'30 (O'NEIL) WAYNE. Sister of Alice'59 and Judy'62 WAYNE. Niece of Catherine'29 O'NEIL and John Patrick'32 O'NEIL. Lived 135 Garden Ave (1952). James WAYNE was an attorney and WW2 veteran.
Claudia received several awards in 8th grade at St Thomas. She married Walter MELIOR in 1959, divorced in 1985. She died in Spokane on 21 Oct 2011.

St Thomas:

Graduated Lodi CA High School 1958. Attended St Thomas with Gene and David Kryger.

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