Ewell “Allen” Favini, recently of Post Falls, died in his home on Saturday, July 9, 2022. He was 51 years old.
Allen was born on February 9, 1971 in La Mesa California becoming the son of Stan Favini and Marilyn Favini. He was primarily raised in Issaquah, Washington and graduated from Issaquah High School in 1989. He attended Renton Vocational Institute and Bellevue Community College He moved to Post falls in 2017 and worked with various landscaping firms in the area.
Throughout his life Allen was an avid sports nut. He played soccer and basketball whenever he could Allen was active with the Special Olympics since the early 1990’s as a participant, assistant coach and mentor to other Special Olympics athletes. One of the highlights of his life was participating in the International Special Olympics in Ireland as part of Team USA. He also coached soccer for U16 boy’s teams. He greatly enjoyed “coaching up” newer or less skilled members of the teams he coached.
Survivors include two sons, his adult son Noah Jeffcoat of Georgia and his minor son, Kole Favini, of Maple Valley, Washington. He is also survived by his parents, Stan and Marilyn Favini (Julian) of Hayden, Idaho and his siblings Ron Favini, also of Hayden, Idaho, Katherine Loucado (Favini) of Maple Valley, Washington and Audra Johnson (Favini) of Seattle, Washington.
A graveside memorial service will be held 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at Coeur d’Alene Memorial Gardens, 7315 North Government Way, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83815 Please visit the Bell Tower Funeral Home web site, click on the Memorial Tab then type Allen’s name in the search box.
The family suggests remembrances to the Special Olympics Foundation or Special Olympics of Idaho in lieu of flowers.