Edwards, Zahnor Dee

October 13, 2021, age 71
Zahnor Dee Edwards, 71, of Shoshone, Idaho, died October 13, 2021, at St. Luke’s Magic Valley...
Zahnor Dee Edwards, 71, of Shoshone, Idaho, died October 13, 2021, at St. Luke’s Magic Valley Hospital.(Demaray Funeral Service)
Published: Oct. 14, 2021 at 4:09 PM MDT
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SHOSHONE—Zahnor Dee Edwards, 71, of Shoshone, Idaho, died October 13, 2021, at St. Luke’s Magic Valley Hospital.

Dee Edwards was born on March 14, 1950, in Wendell, Idaho to John Zahnor Edwards and Louise Bernice Dixon. He was raised and educated in Fairfield, Idaho. Dee graduated from Camas County High School in 1968. Then received his Associates Degree for welding at the College of Southern Idaho in 1969. Working several different jobs in the welding industry. Dee later received his Associates Degree for Certified Nursing Assistant.

He was married to Mickie Campbell from 1976 to 1987. During this time his three children were born. He moved his family to Boise, Idaho, Hermiston, Oregon, and Medford, Oregon.

Dee married his best friend Toni Ann Mast in 1991 and was married for thirty years. He resided in Southern Oregon until 2019, then returned to Southern Idaho.

Dee was an avid outdoors man. He loved hunting, fishing and camping with his wife, kids, and grandkids. Dee was a member of the Soldier Mountain Ski Patrol and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Dee was also an avid bowler. He loved to coach and watch his kids bowl any chance he got. Dee cherished every moment he got to spend with his grandkids whether it be watching them play sports, talking with them or telling them, his funny little poems and jokes. Though most were inappropriate to repeat anywhere else but with grandpa. Dee also loved to pass down his skills of fishing to his grandkids, teaching them most of what he knew. Dee was loved by many and will be forever missed.

He is survived by: his wife - Toni Ann; one son - Justin (Rashanna) Edwards of Medford, Oregon; two daughters - Randi (Francisco) Tarelo of Shoshone, Idaho and Kelly (Eddie) Gonzalez of Shoshone, Idaho; eight grandchildren - Favian, Marisa, Alfredo, Angelica, Elias, Vicente of Shoshone, Idaho, Julia and Natalie of Medford, Oregon; and one great granddaughter - Jasmyn of Shoshone, Idaho.

Preceded in death by: his mother and father; brother - Lee Edwards; sister - Glenda Prince; and sister - Lorraine Harris.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 4:00 pm on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at the American Legion Hall at 610 W. Main St. in Wendell, Idaho.

Cremation arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation thru Justin Edwards

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