Charlene Elaine Barker, 79, lifelong resident of Kellogg, ID, passed away on January 8, 2023 at Mountain Valley of Cascadia in Kellogg. Charlene was born on July 27, 1943 in Kellogg, a daughter of the late Benjamin and Marvel Gilman.
She attended local Kellogg schools and had worked for a while at the 50,000 Silver Dollar Bar in Haugan, MT. Charlene adored her family and dedicated her life to them, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In her younger years, Charlene enjoyed the outdoors and going on camping trips. She also enjoyed biking, car rides, playing games and working puzzles.
In addition to her parents, Charlene is preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Gilman; and four brothers, Herb, Bob, Rick, and Larry Gilman.
Survivors include two sons, Benjamin (Kimberly) and Roger (Ruth) Barker; two brothers, Walter Gilman and Glen Gilman; three sisters, Darlene Mendy, Jessie Stout, and Ramona Mendy; nine grandchildren, Brad Barker, Joe (Dana) Barker, Chris (Alethea) Barker, Ashley Barker, Kristen Barker, Heather Barker, Tara Whitmore, Trevor Christmann, and Kayla Allmer; eleven great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Charlene requested no services to be held and cremation will take place.
Memories of Charlene and messages of condolence may be shared with her family online at www.shohsonefuneralservice.com. Shoshone Funeral Services, Kellogg, is assisting the Barker family with arrangements.