Virginia Ellen Lytle, 77
Virginia Ellen Lytle, 77, of Pinehurst, Idaho, passed away Feb. 3, 2021, at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. She was born Sept. 11, 1943, in Medford, Ore. Virginia was the daughter of Bert Leroy and Edna May (Smith) Baker.
Virginia attended schools in Butte Falls, Ore. She was united in marriage to Ronald “Ron” M. Lytle on June 16, 1962, in Butte Falls, Ore.
Virginia and Ron moved to the Silver Valley in 1962 from Butte Falls.
Virginia was a homemaker and she had also worked as a Certified Nurse’s Aide at the Shoshone Living Center (now called Mountain Valley of Cascadia) in Kellogg, Idaho, for five years.
Virginia loved and enjoyed her family especially her grandchildren; she also enjoyed camping, crocheting, embroidery and cross word puzzles.
Virginia is survived by her husband of 58 years, Ron Lytle of the family home in Pinehurst; two children, Ron (Bettye) Lytle of Veneta, Ore., and Sherry (Dave) Overman of Post Falls, Idaho; 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; and two brothers, Charles Baker of Talent, Ore., and J. Baker of Medford. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Teresa Tester; two sisters and one brother.
A celebration of Virginia’s life will be held at a later date.
The family suggests memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 911 W. Fifth Ave., Spokane, WA 99204.
Shoshone Funeral Services & Crematory, Kellogg, is entrusted with services. You may share your memories of Virginia and sign her guest book at www.shoshonefuneralservice.com.