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Lakeview Cemetery
Sandpoint, Bonner County, Idaho

Division St & Hwy 2
Sandpoint ID

Lat: 48°15'43"N, 116°33'58"W

Lakeview Cemetery Assoc.
C/O Bernie and Patty McGovern
1225 Birch St Sandpoint, ID 83864

Contributed by Mary Garrison, Mar 14, 2002 [mycougars@adelphia.net] Total records = 2,013.

The Lakeview Cemetery is located at the south end of Division Street off Highway 2, next to Pend Oreille Lake.

Lakeview Cemetery was platted in October 1903. After it was established the original cemetery in Sandpoint, Humbird Cemetery, was moved from it's location on a strip of land along the Northern Pacific Railroad, donated to Sandpoint by Mr. Ferguson.

After the Humbird Lumber Company purchased the property, the graves were moved to the new site of the Lakeview Cemetery. The oldest known burial is 1885 and was one of the relocated graves. This list from the transcriptions of the tombstones was completed October 2000.

This list was checked with a list completed by the Shanes and with the funeral home records. There were several unreadable stones, several unmarked graves, and several old upright stones that were knocked over and too heavy to lift to see what they say.

A board of volunteers makes up the Lakeview Cemetery Committee. Several members on this committee are in the process of probing some of the areas in an attempt to locate markers that have since been buried by sod and weeds. The volunteers also keep care of the maintenance of this cemetery.

Tombstone transcriptions were completed by Mary and Nellie Garrison during August 2000. Information was also gathered from obituaries and death notifications in the local newspapers furnished by the Bonner County Historical Museum.

Names marked by an asterisk are the original burials in the old Sandpoint (Humbird) Cemetery. ** The grave of John George Hawkins is empty. He is actually buried at the State Hospital located in Blackfoot, ID.


b.= birth
d.= death
deed = deed for plot
dau = daughter
dy = day
f/l = family plot
f/p = family plot
f/s = family stone
fhm = funeral home marker
  husb = husband
m. = married
mo = month
n/d = no date
s/l = same lot
s/p = same plot
s/s = same stone
WWI = World War I
WWII = World War II

- Mary Garrison

Unknown, Several,
Unknown, Male, b. n/d, d. 10/20/1905
Unknown, Male, b. n/d, d. 5/19/1907
Unknown, Skeleton, b. n/d, d. 9/15/1907

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