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Pine Cemetery
Elmore County, Idaho

Lat: 43° 28' 48"N, Lon: 115° 18' 35"W

Contributed by Judy Hopkins, Oct 19, 2007, last edited Jun 14, 2012 [jnahopkins@yahoo.com]. Total records = 42.

This cemetery is located south of the corner of Featherville Road (NF-61) and Sloan Gulch Road on the east side of Sloan Gulch Road.

This cemetery was moved to the current location during the construction of Anderson Ranch Dam. This cemetery was orginally located down the valley in the old town of Pine before it was moved.

I was told the cemetery is now on Forest Service land and the more recent markers are only memorials with no actual burials. The Idaho Snow Riders Club now maintains the cemetery.

The Bureau of Reclamation made a tabulation of the cemetery on Aug 2, 1948 before it was moved to it's present location. This information is found at the Idaho State Historical Library. Area enclosed by fence is covered by weeds, sagebrush and grass, appears to have had little care in recent years. At present this area is used as pasture land.

2 graves were located on the Lower Peck Ranch in the vicinity of Pine within the Anderson Ranch Dam reservoir area and were suppose to be removed to the relocated Cemetery.

I'm sure time has changed the area and graves as it wasn't actively taken care of until about 10 years ago. This was an old mining town area as well as a recreational area for the lake now.

I visited and read this cemetery in Sep of 2007. This includes all existing and legible stones and markers.

- Judy Hopkins

* = from Aug 02, 1948 transcription
** = Lower Peck Ranch

Alderman, Halbert Lee, b. Feb 22, 1926, d. Oct 12, 1993, TSgt, U.S. Air Force, WWII, Korea
Aulbach, Louis Phillip, b. Jul 2, 1929, d. Jul 13, 1999, U.S. Navy, Korea
Barton, Alexis Mary Jane, d. May 28, 1992, In Loving Memory, Our Baby
Benzinger, Mark A., b. Mar 8, 1960, d. Apr 19, 2004
Claassen, Mark, b. Feb 11, 1961, d. Apr 8, 2006, "It's All Good"
Daniels, Elsie Virginia, b. Feb 5, 1909, d. Jun 5, 1909, Baby Dear, Child of Thomas & Myrtle Daniels *
Darling, Myrl Scott, b. Jun 13, 1919, d. Nov 1,1993
Deckard, Baby (Nancy), no dates, river rock mound, identified by Mrs. Potter *
Deckard, Otis, b. Nov 12, 1908, d. Sep 24, 1989, handmade wooden headstone
Elswood, Merrill Carlyle, b. Jun 4,1926, d. Aug 21, 1996, PFC, U.S. Army, WWII, Purple Heart
Ethell, John A., d. Sep 24, 1881, aged 28yrs, 7 mo, 28days, At Rest
Friend, Julius, no data **
Harkins, Ita, b. Jul 13, 1920, d. Dec 13, 1998
Gardener, William, no data **
Herod, Artie Earl, b. Aug 14, 1934, d. May 21, 2004, U.S. Navy, Korea, Beloved Husband and Father
Holte, Theodore H., b. 1899, d. 1980, In memory of our loved Norwegian, The Old Swede "Unc"
Howard, A. S., no dates, name shown on rotted Timber marker *
Howard, Eliza M., b. Dec 8,1823, d. Oct 31, 1904, Beloved Grandmother *
Keene, S. V., no dates, Fallen Timber Marker *
Kennedy, Burr F., b. Jun 10, 1895, d. Jun 29, 1984
Kennedy, Lydia M., b. May 8, 1908, d. May 26, 1991
Lester, William, b. 1868, d. 1895, has W.L. footstone *
MacMillian, Robert E, b. 1918, d. 2001
Malmburg, John, no dates, steel fence enclosure *
Malomson, Agnes Schraft, b. Nov 23, 1909, d. Dec 25, 1987, double headstone (d/o Oscar & Agnes Schraft)
Malomson, Oscar Fredrick, b. Nov 7,1908, d. Sep 28,1987, married Oct 20, 1938, double headstone
McGuire, John B., b. 1857, d. 1913 *
Mecham, Lillian Sue, b. Mar 31, 2005, d. Jun 23, 2005, In our lives for a short while, In our hearts forever
Melton, Martha Ann, no dates, Identified by Peck & Schraft, Timber Marker *
Melton, William J., no dates, Identified by Peck & Schraft, Timber Marker *
Nicholson, John Thomas, b. Mar 15, 1850, d. May 8, 1914
Openchain, Alice Marie, b. Jun 9, 1931, d. Feb 27,1995, double headstone
Openchain, Edgar Allen, Jr. "Ed", b. Dec 19, 1924, d. Feb 27, 1995, married Dec 23, 1956, double headstone"
Ottenheimer, Sanford, b. Sep 6, 1890, d. Oct 3, 1890 *
Pope, Samuel D., b. Jan 1, 1930, d. Dec 12, 2002, Sgt. U.S. Air Force, Korea, Vietnam
Prince, Wm. "Bill", b. 1933, d. 2004, headstone was a painted cast-iron skillet with handle stuck in the ground
Rhinehart, Leo, b. 1906, d. 1993, double headstone
Rhinehart, Tillie, b. 1906, d. 2000, double headstone
Schraft, Fredrick (Freddy), Concrete Marker *
Schraft, Oscar, b. 1858, d. 1925 *
Smith, Raymond F., b. May 11, 1927, d. Nov 20, 1996, S2 U.S. Navy WWII
Swanborn, Christina, no dates, timber head and foot marker *

??, ??, concrete block headstone *
??, 10 unknown depressions or mounds *
??, Depression and partial mound *
??, Depression, rotted Timber Headstone *
??, 2 dilapidated timber Enclosures *
??, 2 Mounds, rotted Timber headstone *

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