Suzen C. Flathers, 71
Suzen C. Flathers, 71, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Sandpoint, Idaho. Private family services to be held later.
Suzen was born on March 8, 1946 in Moscow, Idaho to Dean and Nona Wilde. She grew up and attended schools in Kellogg, Idaho, and graduated from Kellogg High School in 1964. Her father was killed in a plane accident, and her mother remarried Gerry Peterson.
Suzen married Louie Korakis in 1965, and he was later killed in a work related accident. She married James Flathers on April 15, 1972 in Coeur d’Alene. There she owned Little Sprout children’s clothing store, and a chocolate and gift store. She then worked for 15 years at the University of Idaho Department of Education. She and Jim retired to Lake Cocolalla in 2008, and then moved to Sandpoint in 2015.
She enjoyed skiing, camping, backpacking, archery, computers and needle work. She is survived by her husband, Jim Flathers of Sandpoint; two sons, Shawn (Dory) Flathers of Coeur d’Alene, and Brian Korakis of Boise; five grandchildren, Carter and Shelby Flathers, Kinsley Flathers, Brielle Wilson and Austin Wiseman; two brothers, Ken (Pauline) Wilde of Liberty Lake, Wash., and David (Tina) Wilde of Athol; and sister Nancy (Larry) Huettig of Twin Falls.
She was preceded in death by her parents and step-father, Gerry Peterson.
Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint is handling the arrangements. Please visit Suzen’s online memorial at www.lakeviewfuneral.com and sign her guest book.