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Submitted by James H. Makovec

Cemeteries in Kootenai County, Idaho, in fact most of northern Idaho, have been documented and published over the past fifteen years or so by Alfred E. and Betty J. Shane, long time residents of Coeur d' Alene. Their compilations contained in "Kootenai County Cemeteries Vol. I and Vol. II" dated 1983 are considered one of the major source records for the County. The information on these web pages will rely in part on this reference and with additional research by previous coordinators.

An update the St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery, the Kootenai County Cemetery or Paupers Cemetery, Hope or Bestland Cemetery and Prairie View Cemetery was completed. Reference for this documentation comes from Alfred and Betty Shanes work, St. Thomas Catholic church records, the English Funeral Home, Coeur d' Alene Press Archives, and just plain walking through and documenting the Cemeteries in question.

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St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery 919 Indiana Ave.
Coeur d' Alene, Idaho 83814 
(PH: 208-664-9254) 
Hope Cemetery
also known as
Bestland Cemetery 
1/2 Block N. of 
8th and Gilbert
Coeur d' Alene, Idaho 83814 
Under Renovation
Private Cemetery
Currently not used 
courtesy of James H. Makovec
Forest Cemetery  221 S 5th Street
Coeur d' Alene, Idaho 83814 
(PH: 208-769-2252) 
Riverview Annex 
(also known as Forest Cemetery Annex)
None  None 
Dahlgren Family Cemetery  None  None 
Johnson Family Cemetery  None  None 
Kootenai County Cemetery
aka Pauper's Cemetery.
On Seltice Road, west of Coeur d' Alene, Approx. 3/4 mile west of Huetter road on north side of highway. No longer used.
Prairie View Cemetery 7190 N Ramsey Rd
east side of road 
(208) 664-5473
Loffs Bay Cemetery  None  None 
Coeur d' Alene Memorial Gardens 
(formerly Rest Lawn Cemetery)
7315 N. Government Way
Couer d' Alene, Idaho 83814 
(PH: 208-772-4015)
(PH: 1-800-532-9336) 
Coeur d' Alene Indian Cemetery Worley, Idaho   
Evergreen Cemetery Post Falls, Idaho   
Greenwood Cemetery Spirit Lake, Idaho  See transcription
Lane Cemetery Lane, Idaho   
Mountain View Cemetery Athol, Idaho   
Pinegrove Cemetery Rathdrum  
Rimrock Cemetery Hayden, Idaho   
Worley Cemetery Worley, Idaho   
Bill Moore "Forest Burial"  Coming Soon   
Burials In Unknown Cemeteries  Coming Soon   
Evergreen Cemetery  Post Falls   
Farm Burial  Spirit Lake   
Harrison Cemetery  Harrison   
Henley Aerodrome Burials  Near Silverwood   
Individual Burials  Coeur d' Alene   
Medimont Cemetery  Medimont   
Mountain View Cemetery 
Surnames A-L
Surnames M-Z
Athol  courtesy of Mary Garrison
Old Mission Cemetery  Cataldo 
Pine Grove Cemetery  Rathdrum  See transcription
Rose Lake Cemetery  Rose Lake 
St. Michaels Cemetery  Worley 
Unknown Burial Place
Coming Soon 
Farm Burial  Coming Soon 
Squaw Bay Burials  Squaw Bay 

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