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Roger E. Beauchene, 78

| January 25, 2023 1:00 AM

Roger E. Beauchene, 78, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Services will be held at a later date.

Roger was born July 8, 1944, in Crookston, Minn., to Ernest and Beulah Beauchene. He moved to Sandpoint at the age of 7. After his schooling, he served his country in the United States Army, serving in Germany during the Vietnam War.

Roger married Phyllis Bloom in May 1967 in Sandpoint. He worked for the Colburn mill, plowed roads for the county and worked forest fires during the summers.

Roger married Patricia Garrett in 2013 in Sandpoint. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and riding motorcycles and snowmobiles.

He is survived by his wife, Pat Beauchene of Sandpoint; son David Beauchene of Sandpoint; daughter Tammy Beauchene (Derek Yarber) of Sandpoint; two grandchildren, Devin Beauchene and Katie Yarber; and two brothers, Al Beauchene of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and Gary Beauchene in the Philippines.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Elsie Ground.

Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint is handling arrangements. Please visit Roger’s online memorial at and sign his guest book.

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