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James Matthew Bennett

October 3, 1959 — July 8, 2024

Osburn, Idaho


James “Jim” Matthew Bennett, 64, of Osburn, ID, passed away July 8, 2024 at The Schneidmiller Hospice House in Coeur d’Alene, ID. Jim was born on October 3, 1959 in Silverton, ID a son of the late Pete and Barbara (Dudley) Bennett.

Jim attended schools in Wallace, ID and graduated from Wallace High School. He worked various jobs throughout the Silver Valley and became a diamond driller soon after high school. His drilling career lasted over 30 years and took him across the western half of the country.

Jim enjoyed golfing, camping, swimming, watching sports (especially the Seattle Seahawks and Gonzaga basketball), and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Jim is preceded in death by his niece, Teena Frank.

He is survived by four children, Julia (Harrison) Rowe, Jase (Kayla) Bennett, Jesse Bennett, and Corey (Brooke) Miller; four grandchildren; his sister, Jacki (Terry) Riley; and his niece and nephew.

Jim’s family will gather at a later date to celebrate his life.

Memories of Jim and messages of condolence may be shared with his family online at Shoshone Funeral Services, Kellogg, is assisting the Bennett family with arrangements.

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