Michael Ryan Routh, 18, of Kooskia, passed away, Thursday, August 2, 2018 as a result of an auto accident, just hours after welcoming his newborn daughter, Addison Jo, into the world.
He was born April 29, 2000, to Dustin Routh and Ellie Jo Hartman
Michael attended Clearwater Valley Schools, while attending school he participated in baseball, football, and was also involved with the Kooskia Saddliers.
Michael lived to snowmobile, chase cows, horn hunt, and run dogs with his buddies. He took the initiative to pursue a career in the logging industry at a very young age. Michael’s dedication to hard work was second to none, especially, when it came to providing for his young family.
Michael is survived by his Daughter Addison Jo, Girlfriend, Emilie Anttila, Father Dustin (Jennifer) Routh, Stepfather, Cole McPherson, Brothers Ethan and Austin and Sister, Darla Jo. Stepbrother, Christian and Step Sister, Madison. Grandfather Bob (Arlene) Routh, Grandmother Madelon (Jim) Gribble, Grandfather Jim (Selena) Hartman, and Uncle Jimmy Hartman
Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Ellie Jo, his Grandmother Pam Hartman, Grandfather Shan Caren and his Uncle Dean Nelson.
Services will be held at the CVHS gymnasium at 2:00 P.M., Friday, August 10, 2018. Potluck immediately to follow at Clearwater Valley High School.
Michael will be laid to rest beside his mother at the family farm at a later date.
In lieu of flowers there is an account at Freedom Northwest Credit Union to help support his daughter, Addison Jo and his girlfriend, Emilie Anttila
Trenary Funeral Home of Kooskia, ID is assisting the family.