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Marsha Lee Prichard, 62

| June 14, 2022 11:05 AM

Marsha Lee Prichard, 62, of Wallace, Idaho, passed away June 8, 2022, at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene. She was born Aug. 8, 1959, in Fresno, Calif. Marsha was the daughter of Elsie Rex and Lenna Mae (Baker) Haynes.

Marsha attended and graduated from Abilene High School in Abilene, Texas. She was united in marriage to Daniel “Dan” J. Prichard on July 2, 1974, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Dan served in the U.S. Air Force, which enabled them to travel all over the world, they resided in Germany for 10 years.

Marsha had served as a Realtor in the Mountain Home, Idaho, area and Dan and her built homes throughout the Treasure Valley in southern Idaho. When moving to the Portland, Ore., area, Marsha and Dan owned and operated a German Food Truck and had served for special events. She also was the Power Grid Project Manager for Portland General Electric. Marsha then retired due to health reasons. Dan and Marsha moved to the Silver Valley in 2020 from Portland.

Marsha loved and enjoyed crafts and was owner and operator of Silver Valley Metal Craft; she also enjoyed gardening, genealogy and was an excellent cook.

Marsha is survived by her beloved husband of 47 years, Dan Prichard of the family home in Wallace; one daughter Melinda Lee and husband Chris Petersen of Milwaukie, Ore.; one son Christopher Prichard of Wallace; a granddaughter, Emma Lee Petersen; one brother, Kenneth Haynes of Fresno and one sister, Judith Hebert also of Fresno. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Marsha was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Rex Haynes.

A celebration of Marsha’s life will be held in Portland, Ore.

Marsha was a very giving person, had a heart of gold and saw the good in everyone.

The family suggests memorials may be made to Breast Cancer Research.

Shoshone Funeral Services & Crematory, Kellogg, Idaho, is entrusted with services. You may share your memories of Marsha with her family at

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