John” Shottanana, 65, passed away at Valley Hospital in Spokane, Wash., Oct. 14, 2012.
A wake started at the Kootenai Tribal Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 5 p.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial held Thursday, Oct. 18, at 11 a.m. Interment followed in the St. Michael’s Mission Cemetery, Bonners Ferry, Idaho.
Jim was born June 22, 1947, to Abraham and Alice (Chiqui -Isidore) Shottanana at Joseph’s Creek in Cranbrook, British Columbia. He passed away suddenly near Spokane.
Jim spent most of his life employed in the concrete and pipeline industry. He met his wife, Kay Shottanana, in 1981. At that time Jim welcomed two step children into his life, Remus Clement and Vickie Thomas. They went on to have three boys: Jayme, Daniel and Keith Shottanana. Jim was pre-deceased by his son Daniel, his parents, his brother Noah Shottanana, sisters Mary David and Margaret John.
Family and friends are invited to sign Jim’s book at http://www.bonnersferryfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bonners Ferry Funeral Home.