John Cyrus Roberts, 86

| September 16, 2020 1:00 AM

John Cyrus Roberts, 86, passed away on August 27, 2020, at his home in Priest River, Idaho.

John was born on August 22, 193,4 in Hillsboro, Wisconsin, the son of John C. and Irene Roberts.

John would marry Arlene Lundberg on August 6, 1955, in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. They would live in Wisconsin until 1961 when they would move to Priest River, where they have since resided.

John was a sawyer working in the woods of North Idaho.

He loved to hunt, fish and travel with his wife.

John is survived by his two sons, Mark J Roberts and John M Roberts, both of Priest River.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Arlene; his parents; and his granddaughter, Kelsey Roberts.

Family and friends are invited to sign John’s online guest book at

Arrangements are under the care of Coffelt Funeral Service of Sandpoint.