He is survived by his wife, Bobbi Ann; sons, Jaime Christopher (Serena) Villalobos of Camarillo, CA, and Manuel Phillip Villalobos III, of Lenore; daughter La Saundra Sue (Anthony) Villalobos-Kuechmann of Kalispell, Mont.MT; stepchildren, Cameron and Becky Lozon of Lewiston, and Juanito Hudson of Boise; sisters, Carmen Payne, Vesta Villalobos, Suzie Villalobos, Dulce Villalobos and Cara Mia Villalobos; grandchildren, Austin, Thunder Cloud, Sarah, Tierra, Logan, Mercedes, Diamond, Aurora, Akazia, Izzabella and Tristin; great-grandson, Grayson Moon; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. They later moved to Cashmere, WA, where she graduated from Cashmere High School in 1965. She moved to Wenatchee, WA, with her family when she was three years old.A Master of Arts in English followed in 1968 from the University of Idaho. Her work as a student was distinguished by excellence; she was a member of three national honor societies, beginning with her induction into Phi Theta Kappa at LCNS, followed by her induction into Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Idaho, and finishing with her induction into Phi Kappa Phi at Washington State University.
There will be no calling hours and at her request a private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to your favorite charity or food bank, to the American Red Cross or to the Adventist Development and Relief Agency.
That shall be better than light, and safer than a known way.' " She left us with these words: "Life has been worth the living because He lives." Amen. In 1960, the family moved from Fiddletown, CA, to Dent, up on the Clearwater River. When he retired, they bought The Lariat Drive-in at Riggins and then moved to Lenore as caretakers at the Lenore rest area. He started school in Orofino and then attended different schools as his father had to move the family for work.
Then they moved back to Peck and then to Lewiston in 2014. The last school he attended was Flathead High School which he left after his sophomore year to enlist in the National Guard.
Hilda, a survivor of WWII and the Blitz, the 1940-1941 bombing of London, daily remembered her family, friends and the suffering in prayer. Joseph Regional Medical Center, in Lewiston with his family by his side.
She kept framed the following words, penned by Minnie Louise Haskins in "The Desert," and quoted by King George VI in his 1939 radio Christmas speech: "I said to the man who stood at the Gate of the Year, 'Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown.' And he replied, 'Go out into the darkness, and put your hand into the Hand of God. He had a strong relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ to guide him on his final journey. He was the second child of 11 brothers and sisters, so there was lots of activity in his family.