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December 28, 1945 ~ July 25, 2022 (age 76)


CLYDE A. SHEPHERD JULY 25, 2022 Clyde A. Shepherd, 76, a resident of Onaway, Idaho, passed away on Monday, July 25, 2022 at the Gritman Medical Center in Moscow, ID. Clyde was born on Dec. 28, 1945 at Potlatch, ID to Maurice and Etna (Rice) Shepherd. He attended the Potlatch Schools and graduated from the Potlatch High School in 1964. Clyde was employed at the Potlatch Mill as a machinist until it closed in 1980. He later worked at Bennett Lumber from 1983 to 2010 when he retired. He married Rebecka Sheetz on Oct. 6, 1978 at Moscow, ID and the couple made their home at Onaway, ID. Clyde was a member of the Potlatch Fire Department, Potlatch EMS and served as the Potlatch Fire Commissioner for several years. Clyde enjoyed working with metal and working in his shop making candle holders, picture frames, Cannons and Clocks. He enjoyed Gonzaga Basketball. Survivors include his wife Rebecka at the family home, two sons, Jim Shepherd (Cheri), Potlatch, ID, Tim Shepherd, Harvard, ID, one daughter, Kellie Fleck (Joe) Nampa, ID, three step daughters, Bonnie Candler (Ronnie), Potlatch, ID, Laurie Hordemann, Potlatch, ID, Leslie McGraw (Dave) Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Clyde is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Phyllis Fleener. A graveside service will be on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, 10:30 A.M. at the Mendenhall Cemetery with Pastor Bob Lambert officiating.

Memorials may be given to the Potlatch Ambulance Fund, Box 63, Potlatch, ID..  83855                                                                                                                                                        Kramer Funeral Home of Palouse, Washington is caring for the family. Online condolences may be left at

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Graveside Service
September 10, 2022

10:30 AM
ONAWAY, ID 83855


Potlatch Ambulance Fund
PO Box 63, Potlatch ID 83855

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