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Dolores Faye Field

October 4, 1931 ~ February 11, 2020 (age 88)

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Dolores Faye Field, 88

Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother and sister, Dolores Faye Field, 88, of Osburn, Idaho passed away February 11, 2020 at the Shoshone Medical Center of Kellogg.  She was born October 4, 1931 in Elk River, Idaho. Dolores was the daughter of Robert L. and Dora (DeGroff) Smith and attended and graduated from the Deary High School of Deary, Idaho in 1949.

Dolores was united in marriage to Lief “Merrill” Field on November 5, 1949 in Lewiston, Idaho; Merrill passed away on January 11, 2016.

She was co-owner/operator and bookkeeper, along with her husband Merrill, of North Idaho Sales, Inc. of Wallace.  She was also the office manager of Brooks Hotel for many years and recently worked in the office and restaurant to help out family whenever needed.

Dolores loved and enjoyed her family.  She was a mega fan of the Gonzaga Men’s Basketball team.  She also loved sewing, bowling, quilting, knitting, boating, water skiing, gardening, jeep hill climbing, RV’ing, old bottle digging and huckleberry picking.  Most of all she enjoyed laughing with the people she loved.

She was an avid skier until the age of 80 and also served as a ski instructor at Lookout Ski School.  She was a long-time member of the Shoshone Golf and Tennis Club, Bridge Club, a Camp Fire Leader, and a volunteer at the elementary school.

Dolores is survived by three children Connie (Ward) Lister of Wallace; Vickie Field of Osburn; David Field of Missoula, Montana and grandson Robert “Bert” (Jessica) Field of Osburn that she raised as her own.  She also leaves behind eight grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren; one sister Roberta Hobbs of Lewiston; several nieces and nephews; her special dog Sally Ann Field, and beloved friends Sam and Sandy Pope & children.  Delores was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Merrill, and great-grandson Desmond Capparelli.

Memorial Services are pending and will be announced at a future date

The family suggests that memorials may be made to the Pacific Northwest Animal Welfare Project, P.O. Box 1814 Newport, Washington 99156, or to the Shoshone Golf Club, 2000 County Club Rd. Kellogg, Idaho 83837 or to the Donor’s favorite charity.                                   .

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Memorial Service
March 28, 2020

2:00 PM
United Church of Christ Congregational
408 Cedar Street
Wallace, ID 83873

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