Hailey Cemetery Maintenance District
Raymond “Ray” Grosvenor, Chairman
Ray was born (in 1943) and raised in Iowa. He began teaching in Iowa in 1967. In 1970, Ray moved to Hailey, where he continued teaching science at Wood River High School and Wood River Junior High School. He became Vice Principal at Wood River Junior High in 1986. He continued in that capacity at Wood River Middle School until he retired in 2001. Ray also met and married his wife, Sharon (Bruhy), in the Wood River Valley.
Ray began serving on the Hailey Cemetery Maintenance Board in 2001. He has felt a strong connection to the cemetery as several of his closest friends, associates, and many former students, neighbors, and community members are all buried here. Ray feels that serving on the Hailey Cemetery Maintenance District’s Board is an honor and privilege. Through the exceptional efforts of present and past board members, the Hailey Cemetery District has improved its offerings and service to its patrons.
During his tenure on the Board, Ray has seen many changes: New and more efficient ground maintenance equipment; Fence enclosures for the grounds via a grant from the Seagrave Foundation; An extensive Columbarium addition which has helped improve the cemetery’s capacity and choices for patrons; A Gazebo for family and private meeting; and improved records and information retrieval are just a few. He is proud of the Board’s dedication to operating a quality cemetery and its many accomplishments, especially rejuvenating the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony. ~
Marsha Anne Riemann, Treasurer
Marsha Anne Riemann graduated from North High School in 1960. She attended El Camio Jr. College, taking Police Science and Accounting. Marsha moved to the Wood River Valley in June 1971 with her husband, Charlie, and two children, Jeff and Matt. On May 31, 1972, she had another son, David. She and her family lived on the Wood River Ranch from 1972 through 1976.
Marsha worked at the Blaine County Sheriff's Office from September 1976 to September 1979, where she worked as a Dispatcher, Issuing Driver's Licenses and typing reports for the Deputies and Sheriff.
In late September of 1979, Marsha began part-time employment at the Soil Conservation District, assisting with Snow Surveys. She also took minutes of the District Meetings. Marsha began full-time employment as the Payroll Clerk at the Blaine County Recorder Office in November 1979. She moved from Payroll Clerk to an accounting position and became the Chief Deputy.
In May of 1991, Marsha began working for the Bellevue City Council, where they worked on the beginnings of the curbs and roads on Main Street in Bellevue. She very much enjoyed her position on the Bellevue City Council. The Council accomplished many projects during her tenure. In 1998 she was elected to the office of Blaine County Clerk. She began her tenure in 1999 and retired in January 2007.
In March 2008, Marsha began a position on the Blaine Manor Board of Directors. She continued the work until Blaine Manor closed in October 2013.
Marsha also worked for the Hailey Cemetery Maintenance District on a part-time basis, assisting them with the calculations for their levy. She became a Board member for the Hailey Cemetery in 2010 and still holds that position today. ~
Randy Bird, Vice-Chair
Randy was born in Twin Falls, Idaho, in 1955. His family moved to Hailey when he was five, where his parents owned and operated the local Funeral Home. Randy started first grade in the Hailey one-room schoolhouse and continued in the Blaine County Schools in Hailey and Bellevue until graduating in 1973.
Randy was a Hailey Volunteer Fire Department member for over 20 years and served as a training Captain for over two years. He was awarded Fireman of the Year in 1982. In 2ooo, Randy co-purchased and operated Woodside Motorsports & RV. He sold the business in 2021.
Randy is married & has raised two sons in the Wood River Valley.
In 2021, Randy was appointed to the Hailey Cemetery Maintenance District Board of Directors after the passing of Teddie Daley. ~
Hailey Cemetery Maintenance District