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Robert "Bob" Bariel

February 20, 1927 — April 22, 2021

Robert "Bob" Bariel

Robert "Bob" L. Bariel, age 94, passed away on April 22, 2021, in Coeur d' Alene, Idaho.  Bob was born on February 20, 1927, to Romeo and Esther Bariel in Sequim, Washington.  His parent moved him and his siblings to the Silver Valley where his father worked in the mines.,  Later, they moved to Green Acres, Washington.

Bob was a WWII Veteran serving in the Merchant Marines and U.S. Army from 1945 thru 1947 traveling to Japan  At the time of  Honorable discharge he returned to the Silver Valley where he met and married June Beaty on July 3, 1948.  They resided with their 2 daughters in Pinehurst, Idaho till 1959 when he worked for both the Page Mine and Lucky Friday Mine.

In 1959 he moved his family to Coeur d' Alene, Idaho where he was employed by Diamond International Lumber Mill, Huetter, Idaho working as a millwright and shop foreman, Later retiring from Diamon International.

He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and mentor.  Always providing for his family.  He had a unique talent for carpentry.  He built new homes along with purchasing an existing home in the Coeur d' Alene area to remodel for resale.

Bob was preceded in death by his wife, June (married for 61 years), his parents, brother James Bariel and sister, Joy Farris (Mauhar).

Survivors include his daughters and their husbands, Diana and Walter Kelly, Barb and Don Campbell, 2 granddaughters and 5 great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

The family wants to express sincere appreciation to Hospice of North Idaho and Honeysuckle Senior Living who took special care of him on his final days.

No services will be provided per his request.

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