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Douglas W. Miracle

August 29, 2022

Douglas W. Miracle, 90, passed away the evening of August 1, 2022, at his home with his son Doyle by his side. At his request no funeral services will be held. There will be a celebration of life held at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 4, at the home of Jane and Amanda Richards.

For further information please call (208) 267-2976.

Doug was born June 5, 1932, to Gene and Anne Miracle in the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He moved to the Porthill area with his family as a child when his father was transferred as a U.S. Customs Agent. He attended school at the Porthill school and high school in Creston.

Doug started working in the timber and mining industry as a teenager. Doug joined the U.S. Army and fought honorably in the Korean War. He spent most of his working years in the timber industry, mining, ranching, farming and truck driving.

He returned to Bonner Ferry in the early 1970s, where he spent the rest of his life and raised his son.

Doug enjoyed dancing, fishing, huckleberry picking but most especially hockey, the more fights the better! He was a member of the Eagles for 65 years, most of them with Aeries #3522.

Doug is preceded in death by his parents, Gene and Anne, sisters Winnie, Ida and Eunice and brothers Harley and Murrey.

His is survived by his son Doyle; stepchildren Albert, Sharon, Kurt and Teri, grandchildren Tim Miracle and Quincey (Alberto) Miracle and the two Richards children, Amanda and Andrew, who called him Grandpa from the day they could talk. He also leaves behind sister-in-law Betty Miracle and brother-in-law Ken Jones, along with many nieces, nephews and longtime friends.

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Mike Weland, Publisher

6931 Main St.
P.O. Box 1625
Bonners Ferry, ID 83805
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