Nancy is survived by her husband Jerry of Weippe; son, Matt (Amanda) of Coeur d'Alene; son, Kyle (Jessica) of Lewiston. They started their family home in Phoenix, AZ, where their only son, Mark was born in 1957.She is also survived by her beautiful grandchildren, Shylei, Jayce, Owen, and one to be born in March 2018; mother, Phyllis Hook of Valley City; sisters, Cyndi (Mike) Malsam of Valley City and Lori (Brian) Heath of Valley City; last but not least many countless nieces, nephews, and close friends. They moved to Orofino in 1961 and had a ranch on the North Fork of the Clearwater River and later on Huckleberry Butte where they lived until 1987 when they moved to downtown Orofino.She loved to read them books, do craft projects, and make cookies together, among countless other fun activities.The grandchildren brought great joy to her and helped to take her mind off of everything she had to go through over the past several years.She will be remembered as compassionate, caring, and always putting others before herself.She never seemed to complain about her health condition, and always made sure that everyone else was taken care of. Her children and grandchildren were the absolute light of her life, and she always wanted them around her.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry; brother, Terry Ball (Sharlene); sister, Janice Shuebert (Harold); sons, Michael Smolinski (Cheryl) and Daniel Smolinski (Teresa); grandchildren, Josh Smolinski, Savannah Smolinski, Tyrell Smolinski, Amber Putnam (Cody) and Dereck Smolinski (Angelica); and six great-grandchildren. 13, 1969, in Lewiston to Clinton and Carrol Frederiksen.He helped his brother Harold farming, driving truck and fixing equipment that Sam broke.Lee was preceded in death by his parents; son, Ron; great-grandson, Kason Slade Mitchell; brother, Eugene; and sister, Mary Jo.5, 2017 at Kootenai Health, in Coeur d'Alene after a long courageous battle with cancer. The family then moved to Valley City, ND where she was raised.Although she lost her battle, cancer would never take away her dignity, hope, faith, courage, or love. She graduated from Valley City High School in 1969, and then went on to attend The University of North Dakota, home of the Fighting Sioux, where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work.