2004 reviewed
The big change for Cottonwood this year has been no water rationing with the addition of the well at the airport. Lawns stayed green all summer.
The visitation of the Idaho State Legislators in the fall was one of the high lights during 2004.
Becca Massey has New Years Baby Jan. 3, a girl, at St. Mary’s Hosptial.
Denis Duman and coucil men, Jack Duman and Shelli Schumacher are sworn-in to be members of the Cottonwood City Council. They are mayor and two councilmen.
The prairie boys defeat C.V. 75 to 39 and the girls take Potlatch 44 to 37 in Basketball.
Connie Uhlenkott was named the District 5 woman of the Year for the Idaho County Farm Bureau.
Joe Newman serves as City Policeman while Chief Terry Cochran is in the service. 
Viola Broadhurst Austin, 83, died Dec. 22, 2003 in California.
Marilyn Elaine Arnzen, 81, died Dec. 10, 2003, died in the kitchen of her home of 42 years.
W.W. “Bill: Longeteig, 61, of Craigmont died Jan. 1 at his home. Bill was a well known lawyer working from his office in Craigmont.
Ann Jenny Seubert, 94, died Jan. 11. She was a lifelong Cottonwood resident. She died while in Boise visiting her daughters for the holidays.
Lynn Marie Gehring weds William Wayne Goeckner on July 5 in Holy cross Catholic Church.
Stephanie Lynn Crea married Brandon Michael Riener Aug. 30 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Greencreek.
Beth Ann Terhaar married Adam Christopher Schumacher Nov. 8 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Greencreek.
Ralph and Joan (Greif) Schaeffer to celebrate 50 year together Jan. 3 in a party at the Holiday Inn Airport, Boise.
Mary Reed to celebrate her 90th birthday of Jan. 21 with a party Jan 24th at the Country Haus.
Payton Joseph Jungert was born Nov. 29, 2003 to Chad and Jan Jungert of Eagle, ID.
Wyatt Jacob Ross was born Dec. 29, 2003 to Scott and Tara Ross of Cottonwood.
Josie Ann Remacle was born Dec. 29, 2003 to Glenn and Stacy Remacle of Cottonwood.
Greg Sonnen is the new manager at the Cottonwood Credit Union Offices in Cottonwood.
Prairie spelling bee winners are Jenifer VonBargen and Colleen Terhaar.
Kelby Wilson named “Brightest Star grand prize winner.
The prairie Pirates take Lapwai 84 to 63 Friday evening, Feb. 6.
Decemeber students of the month at the high school are Jacob Nuxoll and Scott Bruegeman.
Cody Gehring and Whitney Schaeffer are students of the month at the high school for January.
Sister Marcella Riener, 95, died Jan. 28 at the Monastery of St. Gertrude. She was born April 18, 1908, to Joesph and Mary Hutfles Riener in Greencreek, ID.
Sister Stephanie Wardle, 61, died Jan. 31 at St. Mary’s Hosptial. She was born April 18, 1942 in Ogden, UT.
Pauline Mary Hattrup, 93, died Feb. 6 at Moscow. She was born March 11, 1910 at Cottonwood.
Rita Forsmann, 80, died Feb. 13 at Grangeville. Rita was born Jan. 8, 1924 and attended school in Ferdinand.
Cletus H. Wemhoff, 83, died Feb. 13 at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born March 8, 1920.
Lester Woodworth, 75, died in February 2004, at his Ferdinand Home.
Herman Jacob Trautman, 87, died Feb. 17, at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born Nov. 22, 1916 at Greencreek.
Orval “Bud” Wensman, 77, died Feb. 20, at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born Oct. 28, 1926, at Greencreek.
Sally Geis Schongalla, 49, died Feb. 14. Sally was born March 25, 1954 to Joe and Joan Geis and was the oldest of six children.
Cooper Everett Ross born Jan. 16 to Jay J. and Tamara Ross of Rathdrum, ID.
Casey Joe Forster was born Feb. 1 to Margaret and Stephen Forster of Australia.
Kevin Funke and Chris Rehder are the students of the month at Prairie High School for  the month of February.
Maureen Tacke and Matt Baerlocher have been chosen as Elks Teenagers of the Month.
Michael Karel and Regina Seubert have been named to the North Idaho Honor Choir.
Alda V. Ruzicka, 98, died Feb. 24 in Florida. She was born and raised in Grangeville.
Francis “Burly” Jenny, 66, died Feb. 27 in Moses Lake, Wash. Francis was born Oct. 9, 1937 in Cottonwood.
Leonard G. Schaeffer, 81, died March 2 at his home in Boise. Leonard gratuaded from Cottonwood high School in 1939.
Albert L. Boxleitner, 82 died March 15 in Missoula, Mont. He was born in Keuterville Dec. 19, 1921 to Josephine and Loui Boxleitner.
Kari Schumacher and Matt Baerlocher named Co- Valedictorians for the class of 2004 and Maureen Tacke named Salutorian.
The Easter Egg Hunt April 10 was a mad scramble for eggs in City Park.
Maureen Tacke and Randall Wright were “Students of the Month” for March at the high school. 
Kari Schumacher and Sylvia Bennett are “Students of the Month” for April at the High School.
Glenn Hasenorhrl, 78, died March 28 at St. Mary’s Hospital. He married Marie Schmidt of Greencreek Feb. 10, 1949.
David D. Dunham, 57, died March 24. He was born April 25, 1946 at Cottonwood and Married Betty Riener July 2, 1966.
Edwin Lloyd Johnson, 73, died March 9 at Kenmore, Wash. 
Frank R. Higgins, 90, died April 11 at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born Aug. 26, 1913 on the family ranch along Red Rock Creek near Winona.
Jeannette Katheen Wessels, 77, died April 16. She was born April 26, 1926 to Henry and Mae Mader Beckman.
Sr. Teresa Margaret Terhaar, 95, died April 12. She joined the Sisters of the Holy Cross in 1934.
Aaron Roy Jungert, 41, died April 20. He married Tonya Cochran in 1986.
Hilda Frei to celebrate her 95th birthday with an Open House from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 3rd at Assumption Parish in Ferdinand.
Sr. Petronialla Lieser celebrated her 84th birthday with a party at Palenque Restarant in Grangeville.
Phil and Norma Bruegeman to note 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration Saturday, May 1st, at Sts. Peter and Paul School Hall in Grangeville.
Richard and Marguerite Beckman to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house Saturday, May 8, from 1-5 p.m. at the Cottonwood Community Hall.
Craig Stubbers and Rachel Downing exchanged vows Nov. 29, 2003, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Chruch in Greencreek.
Curtis Click and Jenny Sonnen to wed May 22 at 1 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Greencreek.
Prairie Elementary is named one of Idaho’s most innovative.
Tyler Crane and Vanessa Sonnen are “Students of the Month” for May at the High School.
The Prairie Booster Club names John and Chris Kaschmitter and Marie and Hank Learandeau as “Boosters of the Year.”
Harman Agency was named the Prairie Buisness Booster of the Year for 2004.
Matt Baerlocher and Justin Smith are “Students of the Month” for June at the High School.
Alice Rae Schmidt, 65, died April 27 at her home in Greencreek.
Terrance J. Lauby, 65, died April 28. He was the son of Logan J. Lauby and Stacy R. Montambo of Orofino.
Theodore (Ted) Mundt, 75, died May 6 at his home in Grangeville. Ted was born April 26, 1929 at Cottonwood.
Hillard and Polly Veddar Price were honored with a memorial Mass May 28 at Assumption Catholic Church in Ferdinand. He died Dec. 31, 1996 and Pauline died Jan. 12, 2004.
Ellamae Fischer, 88, died May 18 at his home of her son, Bradly Fischer in Lewiston.
Wyatt Carl Wilson born March 29 at St. Mary’s Hospital to John and Jeannette Wilson of Kamiah.
Delanie Rene’ Lockett born May 2 to Stan and Cassi Lockett of Cottonwood.
Ralyn Wemhoff to Marcus Horton of Spokane to marry July 24 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Chuch.
Rebecca Renee’ Warnacutt to Zachary Douglas Choate, both of Lexington, KY. To marry June 19 at Coeur d’ Alene.
Rebecca Boone to Paul Terhaar to marry June 5 at St. John’s Cathedral in Boise.
(To be continued next week)

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