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LaRayne Joy Duthie, 73

| August 27, 2020 1:00 AM

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, LaRayne Joy Duthie, 73, of Cataldo, Idaho, passed away Aug. 21, 2020, at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene. She was born on May 4, 1947, in Rugby, N.D. She was the daughter of Thomas Pettit and Joyce and Sam McCorkle.

The family moved to the Silver Valley (Idaho) when she was a young child. She attended elementary and primary school, then attended a state program in Glasgow, Mont., to become a legal secretary, which led to a successful career as a paralegal.

Her legal career began at Peacock, Keane and Boyd Attorneys at Law of Kellogg; she was also a paralegal for law firms in Boise and Coeur d’Alene. She was a member of the National Association of Legal Secretaries (NALS).

LaRayne was united in marriage to David Duthie on Feb. 14, 1982, in Gooding, Idaho.

She loved taking care of her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her other interests and hobbies included attending church, bowling, quilting, gardening, crafts and ceramics.

LaRayne is survived by her beloved husband of 38 years, David Duthie of Cataldo; children, Dana Quimby McKeeth of Meridian, Teresa Banks of Kingston, Shari Quimby of Boise, Melissa Johnston of Meridian and David (Cristina) Duthie, Jr. of Hayden; her grandchildren, Mason Quimby, Samantha Burdick, Dakota McKeeth, Hailee Johnston, Calista Duthie and Jacob Johnston; her great-grandchildren, Anna, Victoria, Derek and Kyndal; her siblings, Ray, Terry and Howard Pettit; Bob and Vicki Oberg; Bill, Sammie Dean and Laura Fern McCorkle; LeAnne Schonewald and Shanon Figueroa. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Joyce McCorkle and Thomas Pettit; her sister, Iona Haun; a brother, Rick McCorkle and two grandsons, Matthew Parsons and Chad Gunter.

A celebration of LaRayne’s life will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, at the West Shoshone Park in Pinehurst, Idaho, with Rev. Art Fleming officiating. Masks and social distancing are encouraged.

The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Union Gospel Mission – Women's Center, 196 W. Haycraft Ave. Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815.

You may share your memories of LaRayne and sign her guest book at

Shoshone Funeral Home and Crematory is entrusted with services.