The following is an excerpt from an article published in The Coeur d’Alene Press on May 12, 2013, by Jeff Selle, Staff Writer.
Senator Bob Nonini grew up in Wallace, Idaho, in a single parent home. His mother was huge influence in his life.
He remembers counting her tips when she came home from waiting tables at Sweet’s Restaurant in Wallace.
She eventually became a bookkeeper, and then became a deputy auditor for Shoshone County. Eventually she made a successful run for county clerk – twice.
“She was such a good role model, she started as a waitress and kept wanting to better herself,” he said. “She served as a county auditor at a time in Idaho when . . .” Continue reading…