Our Obituaries

John H. Davidson

December 30, 1927 - November 16, 2017

John H. Davidson, 89 of Idaho Falls, Firth, and Ashton, passed away at Teton Rehab Center on November 16. He was born December 30, 1927 in Provo, Utah to C.C. and Mary Davidson. He was the 4th of 7 children. John was a skilled boxer at Ashton High School, graduating in 1946. John then enlisted in the US Army, serving in post-war Japan and the Korean conflict. John served in 11th Airborne, the...
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Rick Jacob Keller

January 27, 1956 - November 13, 2017

Rick Keller Rick J. Keller, 61, of Idaho Falls passed away with his family by his side, Monday, November 13, 2017 at his home after a courageous battle against cancer. Rick was born January 27, 1956 to Art and Emma Keller in Idaho Falls. He lived in Osgood and graduated from Rigby High School.Rick helped his dad on the farm from a young age and then soon farmed on his own. He was a barley...
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Warner R. Pfaender

November 22, 1930 - November 1, 2017

Warner Richard Pfaender of Idaho Falls passed away Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Turtle and Crane Assisted Living in Idaho Falls at the age of 86.Warner was born in Portland, OR to the parents of Werner E. and Violet (Johnson) Pfaender on November 22, 1930 and was the youngest of three siblings. He graduated from Roosevelt High School, Portland, OR Class of 1949 and then attended Oregon State...
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Albert C. O'Shea-Smith

January 25, 1972 - October 25, 2017

Bert O'Shea-Smith, longtime resident of Idaho Falls, Idaho, passed away at his home Wednesday, October 25, 2017. He was 45 years old.Born to Nancy Smith in Pensacola, Florida in 1972. When Bert was very young, Nancy married Chris O'Shea and with his two brothers the family located to Saudi Arabia from 1978 to 1982. After returning to the US and graduating from high school he then enlisted in the...
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Harry Joseph Taylor

March 2, 1928 - October 25, 2017

Harry Joseph Taylor, 89, passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center after a courageous battle with many heart conditions and procedures.Harry was born March 2, 1928 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Hannibal Dewey Taylor and Blanche Walston Taylor. He was raised in the Riverdale area. He attended schools in Shelley until the age of 16, when he left home, bought his...
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Dora May Goldman

November 6, 1920 - October 24, 2017

Dora Goldman, 96, passed away October 24th 2017 at Fairwinds Assisted Living under the care of Onesource Home Health and her loving daughter Carma. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to Carma, for her dedicated, loving care of Mom. Dora was born to William and Nellie Rush, November 6th 1920, in Dubois, Idaho. Dora's father worked on the railroad and the family traveled with...
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Ruth Ann Lange

September 6, 1943 - October 14, 2017

Ruth Ann Willie Lange, 74, of Idaho Falls, fought the good fight and finished her race Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in her home surrounded by family and is celebrating with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, amidst heavenly hosts.She was born to Robert and Verna Wille on Sept. 6, 1943, in Redwood Falls, Minnesota. In 1961, she graduated from Wabasso High School and then achieved her certificate of...
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Vannetta Worthington Ruud

March 16, 1939 - October 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Idaho Falls, ID.
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Ronnie W. Finuf

December 19, 1954 - October 1, 2017

Ronnie Wayne Finuf, 62, of Idaho Falls passed away on Sunday October 1st, 2017 at the home he shared with his father. Ronnie was under the care of One Source Home Health and Hospice. Ronnie was Born December 19th 1954 to Dwight and Troy Marie Finuf, he was the youngest of two boys.Ronnie grew up in Ventura, California. After graduation Ronnie joined the United States Army in 1972 during the end...
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Max Moreno

May 1, 1971 - October 1, 2017

Our beloved son, brother, uncle and friend passed away suddenly in his home October 1st2017. Max was born May 1, 1971 in Aguililla, Michoacán Mexico to Hermila Moreno. Heattended schools in Idaho Falls and graduated from Skyline High School in 1990.Max was a family man, he was always joyful and loving to all. He never missed a familygathering, his kind nature made him the favorite uncle...
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Violet Pansy McClurkin

August 3, 1927 - September 24, 2017

Violet P. McClurkin, age 90, passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at the caring and loving community at MorningStar in Idaho Falls, surrounded by her immediate family. Violet was born in southern California to Albert and Anna Rosier along with a sister and brother, and met her husband Mac when they both attended Venice High School. Violet and Mac married on April 23, 1949, and lived in...
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Thomas William Hoffman

June 5, 1943 - September 24, 2017

Thomas William Hoffman (Tom), US Air Force, Master Sergeant (Ret), 74, of Ammon, ID passed into the loving hands of our Lord on September 24, 2017 at EIRMC. He was a devoted father, grandfather, brother and faithful friend. Tom was born on June 5th, 1943 in York, PA, where he lived until 1953, when the family relocated to Blackfoot, Idaho. He attended Blackfoot's Central School, Junior and Senior...
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George Junior Ball

October 30, 1926 - September 17, 2017

George Junior Ball, 90, died peacefully in his sleep Sunday, September 17, 2017. He was just 6 weeks shy of his 91st Birthday.George was born on October 30, 1926 in Cokeville, Wyoming to George Thomas Ball and Mabel Leatham Ball. He was the youngest of three sons. He spent his childhood in Lava Hot Springs, Idaho where he met his childhood sweetheart and future wife, Merlene Arnold. They both...
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Robert HOLVERSON

May 26, 1943 - September 17, 2017

Robert (Bob) Holverson, 74, went to be with his Lord after a long battle with cancer on Sunday afternoon, the 17th of September 2017 at his home in Idaho Falls, Idaho in the presence of his wife, Jo Ann, brother, Glen, son, David, and daughter, Desireé.Bob's earthly life started on the 26th of May 1943 in Idaho Falls, Idaho, the son of Clyde and Mae Holverson. Bob, the fifth of six children...
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Linda Jean Hoffman

May 9, 1945 - September 12, 2017

Linda Jean Hoffman, 72 of Ammon, ID loving wife and mother, passed into the loving hands of our Lord on September 12, 2017 at Eastern Regional Medical Center, under the care of Aspen Hospice. Linda was born in Idaho Falls on May 9, 1945 to Kenneth E. and Marie F. Perry of Idaho Falls.Linda graduated from Idaho Falls High School in 1964; the University of Idaho with her BS in Education in 1966;...
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Sarah Louise Bingham

December 3, 1977 - September 10, 2017

Sarah Louise Bingham, an orthodontic assistant and life-long resident of Idaho Falls, Idaho died unexpectedly on September 10, 2017.Sarah is survived by her parents, Lyndel Roth of Idaho Falls, Idaho and William Roth of Davis, California; her husband Thomas Bingham; her beloved step-children Nicholas and Katelynn; her grandmother Lucile Jordan her sister Angela and brother David, as well as many...
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John Edward Fravel

September 21, 1959 - September 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Idaho Falls, ID.
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Doris W. Erickson

February 9, 1925 - September 8, 2017

Doris W. Erickson, 92, of Idaho Falls, passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017. She was born on February 9th, 1925 to Howard Leroy Pickett and Emma Dora Lange Pickett.She attended school at Riverdale and graduated from Shelley High School.A highlight in her life was the trip she and her sister took by train to Chicago for 4H in 1942.She married Lloyd Kenneth Erickson on February 14, 1944. They...
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Paula A. Davenport

September 14, 1941 - September 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Idaho Falls, ID.
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Judy Ann Hancock

August 31, 1946 - August 20, 2017

Our Mother, Judy Ann Hancock, 70 passed away peacefully on the morning of August 20, 2017. What a beautiful and long-awaited reunion she had that morning when she was welcomed by her daughter, her parents, 3 brothers and her grandparents.Judy was born the fifth child of Solomon Ward Hancock and Rosetta Fife Hancock on August 31, 1946, in Rigby, Idaho. She was a spitfire from the start being...
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Raymond Jay HOLM

June 29, 1943 - August 13, 2017

Raymond J. Holm passed away in his sleep on August 13th, 2017 in Idaho Falls Idaho. He was born June 29th, 1943 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Everett William Holm and Marcine Sharon Jackson. He retired from the United States Army after 20 years of service to his country. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served in Korea and Germany where he met his wife. He was an avid fisherman, mechanic and a...
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Carol Virginia Taylor

July 2, 1934 - August 11, 2017

Carol Virginia Johnson Taylor, 83, of Firth, Idaho,passed away Aug. 11, 2017, at University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, after a courageous battle with a brain aneurysm. She was born July 2, 1934, in Shelley, Idaho, to Roy and Henrietta (Madsen) Johnson. She was raised and attended school in Shelley. She was married to the love of her life, John David Taylor, in Blackfoot,...
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Glenn L. Sansbury

July 26, 1942 - August 8, 2017

GLENN LEROY SANSBURY WAS A BELOVED FATHER, GRANDFATHER, GREAT GRANDFATHER AND UNCLE WHO LOVED HIS FAMILY VERY MUCH. HE WAS AFFECTIONATELY CALLED "GRANDPA DUCK" BECAUSE OF HIS LOVE AND HIS COLLECTION OF DUCKS. HE LOVED HIS LORD WITH ALL HIS HEART, AND WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING JESUS FACE TO FACE.DADDY HAD A LOVE FOR FISHING AND WENT AS OFTEN AS HE COULD THROUGHOUT HIS LIFE. HE ALWAYS...
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John William LOHMAN

August 26, 1921 - July 12, 2017

Dr. John "Jack" Lohman, 95, left this world and was greeted in the next on July 12, 2017. He was a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and mentor to generations. Jack was the very definition of patriarch for many families. A native son of Butte, MT and resident for most of his life, he was born on August 26, 1921. Jack was the third of five children born to Frank and Bessie...
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Ann J. Weber

November 24, 1924 - July 12, 2017

Ann J. Weber died on July 12 at the age of 92 years and 8 months in her home at Fair Winds Assisted Living Center.Ann was born to Herman and Anna Jessen on November 4, 1924. She grew up near Swan Valley on the Pine Creek Bench on a farm homesteaded by her parents. She moved to Idaho Falls for high school where she graduated. On December 9, 1944 she married Dale Weber. Together they farmed in the...
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Leslie Neal Shelton

June 27, 1938 - July 10, 2017

Leslie Neal Shelton was born on June 27, 1938 to Jessica and Leslie J. Shelton in Garland, Utah. He passed away on July 10, 2017. His early years were spent in Garland and also in the Idaho Falls area with his parents and siblings. Following his father's death in 1950, Les came to Shelley, Idaho where he was taken in by his aunt and uncle, Nora and Ivan Davis. He credits them with helping him to...
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Maxine Phyllis Niemeier

April 5, 1924 - June 16, 2017

Maxine Phyllis Niemeier, 93, of Idaho Falls, Idaho passed away at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, Friday, June 16, 2017.Maxine was born in Twin Falls, Idaho on April 5, 1924 to Peter and Marie Niessen. She was raised in Twin Falls and attended Washington Grade School, Vera C. O'Leary Junior High, and Twin Falls High School. She was an officer of the Girl's League during her junior and...
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Bradley Dean Halpin

May 29, 1953 - June 13, 2017

Bradley Dean Halpin, 64, lifelong resident of Idaho Falls, Idaho passed away at home surrounded by family on June 13, 2017.He graduated from Idaho Falls High School. Throughout his life Brad worked for Halpin's Dairy Supply. He enjoyed the outdoors camping fishing and spending time with his family and friends. He lived his life by the "golden rules" which is to treat others how you...
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Nell Nell Johnson

December 29, 1925 - May 27, 2017

Doris Nell Johnson resident of Idaho falls passed away on May 27, 2017. She was born on December 29, 1925, to Joseph Samuel Dyar and Grace (Brown) Dyar in Blount County, Alabama. She graduated in 1944 from Marshall County High School in Guntersville, Alabama, where she was a cheerleader. She was married to Blair D. Johnson on June 26, 1943. She lived with her parents in Chattanooga, Tennessee,...
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Willard Orvin Olson

May 9, 1933 - May 26, 2017

Willard Orvin Olson was born May 9, 1933 on a dairy farm near Dresser Wisconsin to Ole and Borghild Olson. He grew up on that farm and attended high school in Amery, WI. After high school, He attended the University Of River Falls where he majored in Physics and Chemistry. He and his future wife, Sally Malone, graduated in 1956. After graduation, Willard went on to graduate school at Vanderbilt...
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Kenneth Charles Wrenn

September 29, 1938 - May 23, 2017

Kenneth Charles Wrenn, of Idaho Falls, passed away May 23, 2017 at Morning Star Assisted Living under the care of the Morning Star and Encompass Home Health and Hospice Care. He was surrounded by his family and loved ones throughout the day. Kenneth was born on September 29, 1938, In Topeka, Kansas to Charles and Ruth Wrenn. The family moved to Pocatello, Idaho when he was small and he attended...
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Suzie Deen Leavitt

July 30, 1951 - May 18, 2017

Suzie Payne Leavitt was born Suzie Deen Payne to Joseph Otto Payne and Myrtle Mitchell on July 30th in the year of 1951, in Pocatello, Idaho. Her father was a farmhand and mother was a stay at home mom in the small town of Aberdeen, Idaho. There she lived with her parents and her older sister Lovinia. In 1959, at the age of 8 they packed up and moved to Idaho falls. By 1970 Suzie graduated high...
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Geraldine Crighton

March 14, 1927 - May 9, 2017

Geraldine H. Crighton, a longtime resident of Idaho Falls, ID passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Morningstar Assisted Living. She was born to James Benjamin and Mae Dunston Halford in 1927, the younger of two daughters. Raised in Butte Montana throughout her teen years, she attended Butte High School and later graduated from Montana State College where she met and later married...
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Irene Crose

April 16, 1944 - May 8, 2017

Irene M. Crose, 73, of Idaho Falls, passed away Monday, May 8, 2017, of pancreatic cancer. She was born in Weymouth, Mass., to Leo and Irene Chabot. She attended school in Weymouth, Mass. and graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1962.Following high school, Irene married her sweetheart, Jack Eugene Crose, on July 28, 1962, in Weymouth, Mass. They moved to Idaho Falls in 1963 where Irene...
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Varsel Peterson

July 20, 1935 - April 30, 2017

Varsel Peterson lifelong resident of Idaho Falls, Idaho passed away April30, 2017. Art was born July 20, 1935 in Idaho Falls to Arthur W. andArzula Peterson. He was raised and lived in the New Sweden area most ofhis life except for attending the University of Idaho and his hitch in the USarmy. He was a graduate of Shelley High School, lettering in three sports.After graduation he attended the U...
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Jerry Mac Hansen

April 8, 1955 - April 15, 2017

Jerry Mac Hansen, 62, of Idaho Falls passed away April 15th 2017 at his home following a very courageous battle with cancer. He was under the care of the great staff of Teton Cancer Institute. Jerry was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Darwin and Belva Hansen as the middle of five children. He graduated from Idaho Falls High School and moved to Laramie, Wyoming to attend WyoTech and follow his...
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Joretta Thiel Burke

August 2, 1931 - April 9, 2017

She was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, on August 2, 1931 to Harry and Venna Thiel on their 4th wedding anniversary. She passes into internal peace on April 9, 2017. She grew up in the New Sweden area on a farm. It was there with strict German discipline and hard work that would affect her in a positive way the rest of her life. She attended the New Sweden Elementary, Holy Rosary Elementary and her...
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Walter Roth

April 25, 1945 - March 29, 2017

Walter was born in Turlock, California on April, 25th,1945 to Walter and Laura Roth. He was the youngest of 11 children. He was raised on a ranch and was taught at an early age about work ethics. Walter loved ranch life and the great outdoors. His father taught him to hunt and fish which he loved. Walter started driving a truck at 18 and drove for 45 years. He was awarded a patch from the...
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Audrey Louise Smout

February 27, 1927 - February 20, 2017

Audrey Louise Smout, 89, Idaho Falls, Idaho passed away on February 20, 2017 at Parkwood Meadows Assisted Living. Mrs. Smout was born on February 27, 1927 in Ceres, California.Audrey was raised in Santa Cruz, Ca. in the loving care of her Grandma and Grandpa Marchand where she loved playing on the boardwalk. At age 18 she moved to Stockton where she met her future husband, Ray E. Smout, who had...
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Ethel Louise Alleman

April 8, 1938 - February 17, 2017

Ethel Louise Staley Alleman, 78, of Boise died peacefully in her sleep on Friday, February 17th, 2017 at her home in Boise Idaho. Ethel was born on April 8, 1938, in Idaho Falls to James and Gertrude Staley. She was raised alongside her older sister Ellen and younger sisters Ruth and Wilma in Mud Lake Idaho. She met Jean Twitchell at a dance, and on August 27, 1956 the two were married. Ethel was...
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Earl W. Krenz

August 2, 1923 - January 30, 2017

EARL W. KRENZ Earl William Krenz, 93, of Idaho Falls, died the morning of January 30, 2017 after a brief illness. He was a hard-working, studious man with a prodigious memory, and loved to regale us with stories of the many curious, fascinating, and spectacular events of his early life in Saskatchewan. He was born August 2, 1923 to Julius F. and Hulda Scheuneman Krenz in Virginia,...
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Milton Roddy Fischer

August 28, 1929 - January 29, 2017

Milton Roddy Fischer (Rod) passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. He is reunited with his wife of 61 years, Pauline, and his son, Patrick. Rod was born August 28, 1929 in Wallace, Idaho to Nora Roddy and Alex Fischer. The oldest of two boys, Rod attended elementary school in Gilmore, Idaho where his mother was his teacher. He attended high school first in Salmon, Idaho and then the family moved to...
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Arturo Rios Thompson

January 18, 1971 - January 15, 2017

Arturo "Art" ThompsonArt Thompson longtime resident of Idaho Falls Idaho passed away at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center Sunday January 15, 2017 he was 45. Born andraised in Idaho Falls Idaho to Carmen Rios and Robert Thompson in 1971. He attended School at Idaho Falls High School. Even though he Enjoyedriding a Harley and driving trucks he was always proud to be considered a "Mamma's boy ",...
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Anita Mae Newman

May 22, 1922 - January 7, 2017

Anita Thompson NewmanAnita was born 5/22/1922 in Lake Crystal Minnesota to Ida and Kenneth Thompson. She grew up and attended schools in Madelia, MN, and she rode her pony to school everyday. She met and married the Love of her life, Jack Newman, in Madelia in 1938 and they spent the next 63 years together. Jack died in 2001 and she missed him every single day. Anita and Jack moved to Idaho...
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Erica Allmendinger

January 16, 1970 - December 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Idaho Falls, ID.
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Timothy George Raymond Clarkson

November 7, 1961 - December 24, 2016

Timothy (Timmy) George Raymond Clarkson, 55, of Idaho Falls, passed away December 24, 2016 at home. Timmy was born in Helensburgh, Scotland on November 7, 1961 to George and Jenny Clarkson. He grew up in Garlochhead, Scotland where he attended both primary and secondary school before going on to college. He furthered his education at Springburn College in Scotland where he earned an Electrical...
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Maurice William Echo

July 20, 1926 - December 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Idaho Falls, ID.
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Brian Hall

May 30, 1935 - December 15, 2016

Brian Preston Hall was born May 30, 1935 in Port Lincoln, South Australia. He grew up living within a few feet of the beach and learned to swim in the ocean at a very early age. When he was 19 years old he married Ellen Williams. They had five children, Vicky, Tracy, Tina, Deb and Wayne. They all still live in Australia. In 1999 he came to the United States and in 2000 he married C. Jolene Eddy...
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Billie Nordstrom Dean

January 12, 1923 - December 7, 2016

Billie Nordstrom Dean, 93, passed away December 7, 2016, at Lily and Syringa Assisted Living. She was born in Ekalaka, Montana on January 12, 1923, to Bill and Ruth Strain Speelmon. She was the oldest of six daughters, two of whom died in infancy. The family moved to Mud Lake Idaho when Billie was 10 years old to join grandparents, Moreau and Romaine Speelmon who had homesteaded in the area....
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Peggy Taylor Hudson

January 10, 1939 - December 3, 2016

Peggy Snow Taylor Hudson, 77, passed away peacefully December 3, 2016 surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Wilmington, NC to Edward Snow and Kathleen Taylor.When she was 13, and in Junior High School, there was a trouble maker in her class named Woody Hudson. At 16 they started dating. They were voted king and queen at their senior prom. She married the trouble maker right after graduating...
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Ruth A. Dean

July 26, 1932 - November 29, 2016

Ruth Agnes Dean passed away November 29, 2016 at Parkwood Meadows assisted living center. She was born July 26, 1932 in Rockford, IL to Homer and Catherine Shallcross. On October 15, 1949, she married Richard Dean. They made their home in Rockford, IL where they had two sons, Richard JR and Craig William. In 1954 they moved to Westminster, CO where they had their daughter, Valerie Kay. They made...
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Beverly Joan Benson

December 3, 1934 - November 24, 2016

Beverly Joan Benson 81 daughter of Karl John and Zelda Iris Toft, was born December 3, 1934 in Omaha, Nebraska. She passed away on November 24, 2016 at her home. She lived in Omaha for early childhood, then moved to California. She attended high school in California. She married Richard Anderson and was later divorced. She married Clarence O. Benson on November 6, 1960. They just shared their...
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John Richard Renfro

January 29, 1939 - November 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Idaho Falls, ID.
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Mary Viola Rogers

November 19, 1924 - November 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Idaho Falls, ID.
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Darleen Joan Olehy

November 14, 1934 - October 23, 2016

Darleen Joan Wakefield Olehy, passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at the age of 81.She was born November 14, 1934 to her parents Raymond Guy Wakefield and Naomi Salazar Wakefield in Los Angeles, California.Darleen spent her early childhood living in the Florida Keys, Bremerton, Washington and finally San Diego, California where her Father was stationed with the U.S. Navy for 30 years.Darleen...
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Charlotte Louise Green

February 17, 1930 - September 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Idaho Falls, ID.
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Jeanne Louise Skinner

July 29, 1930 - September 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Idaho Falls, ID.
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Violet Leona Wiklund

February 13, 1935 - September 9, 2016

Violet Leona Casper Wiklund, 81, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, September 9, 2016, at EIRMC. She was a resident of Turtle and Crane at the time of her death.Violet was born February 13, 1935, on the Casper family farm north of Idaho Falls, to Melville and Leona Lords Casper. She had four sisters and one brother. She graduated from Firth High School. Violet...
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Walter Petersen

October 5, 1932 - September 4, 2016

On Sunday, September 4, 2016, our blessed Lord came to take his child Walt Petersen, home with Him, at age 83. He passed of cancer at home with his family surrounding him. Walt was born October 5, 1932, in Idaho Falls, the third child joining his older sister Anne and older brother Henry; to Ernest Henry and Metta Marie (Rogalsky) Petersen. Walt's parents immigrated from Germany and settled in...
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Robert Daniel Green

July 11, 1954 - September 1, 2016

Rob "Cowboy" Green rode on to heaven on September 1, 2016. He lived Life larger than anyone. As a World traveler, he made friends wherever he went.Rob was born on July 11, 1954 to Harold and Wanda Green in Portage, Michigan. He was a 1972 graduate of Portage Central High School and attended the University of Michigan.In 1976, Rob rode West to work in the geophysical industry. He...
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Patricia M. Evinger

January 9, 1952 - August 26, 2016

Patricia "Trish" M. Evinger, 64 of Menan, ID passed away on Friday, August 26, 2016 after a long illness. She was born on January 9, 1952 in West Des Moines, IA to Clifford and Evelyn (Acheson) Sutherland. When she was 2 years old the family relocated to Denver, CO where she attended school. She married Elmer J. Evinger on August 14, 1971. In 1979, they came to the Idaho Falls area,...
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Gregory Miles Duke

April 9, 1959 - August 15, 2016

It is with deep sadness that the family announces the death of a loving father, grandfather, brother, Gregory Duke of Idaho falls at the age of 57. Greg passed away on Monday, August 15, 2016 in the comfort of his home. Gregory was born on April 9, 1959 to Leonora Duke and to the late Rex Duke. He graduated from high school from Skyline High in Idaho Falls, Idaho and worked as a Pipe fitter/...
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Sharon Jean Schroeder

January 18, 1944 - August 11, 2016

Sharon Jean Kirch Schroeder passed away peacefully August 11, 2016 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center with her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchild at her side after a long battle with pulmonary hypertension. She was born January 18, 1944 to Herbert and Arvilla (Legband) Kirch at West Point, NE. She attended St. John's Lutheran Church in Wisner, NE, attending first grade...
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Barbara Jean Zitzman-Smith

April 11, 1950 - August 9, 2016

Barbara Jean Zitzman-Smith, 66 of Idaho Falls, passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at her home. She was born on April 11, 1950 in Pittsburgh, PA to Francis and Isabel (Johnson) Zitzman. She was raised and attended school in Brighton Township, Beaver, PA and later graduated from Penn State University with a BS Degree in Animal Science. She married Norman Smith on October 18, 1975 at the...
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Thomas Winfred Yeary

September 4, 1953 - August 9, 2016

Thomas W. Yeary passed away at home in Idaho Falls on August 9, 2016 from a cardiac infection. Tom was born on September 4, 1953 in Idaho Falls to James H. and Ordeen (Hansen) Yeary. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his partner, Fred Marcum of Idaho Falls, and brothers James (Patty), of Orange, CA, David, of Idaho Falls, and Clifford (Liz) of Little Rock, AR. He has...
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Blanche T. Newman

December 15, 1925 - July 27, 2016

Blanche Theresa (Phillipp) Newman, 90, of Idaho Falls, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Parkwood Meadows Assisted Living Community. She was born on December 15, 1925 in Idaho Falls to Joseph Adolf and Frances Helen (Sieger) Phillipp. She attended Holy Rosary Catholic School, O.E. Bell Junior High, and Idaho Falls High School. Following graduation, she worked at an insurance company and...
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William K. Frederiksen

June 25, 1949 - July 26, 2016

William K. FrederiksenA valiant battle with cancer was won in Eternal Victory by William K. Frederiksen. He passed into his Eternal Home (with Jesus by his side) on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.Our dear"Billy""Ripper""Uncle Bill" was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho on June 25, 1959. His parents were Howard Edward and Josephine (Joy Lawson) Frederiksen. Bill had three siblings; Kristine and Kevin(twins) and...
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Daniel James Slusser

May 1, 1982 - July 22, 2016

Daniel James Slusser, 34, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, at his home in Idaho Falls. He was born May 1, 1982, in Idaho Falls to William M. Slusser and Sherry K. Slusser.Daniel attended school at Hope Lutheran and Kings Academy. Daniel worked at Little Ceasers as a signer. He loved his job there. Daniel enjoyed playing cards. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Daniel had an...
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Antonette Wind

June 11, 1933 - July 22, 2016

Antonette (Toni) Wind, 83, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016 in Idaho Falls, ID surrounded by her family at MorningStar Assisted Living Center. Born in Cantalupo nel Sannio, Italy to Camilla and Thomas Gianfrancesco on June 11, 1933. She was the third of four girls and moved to America as a young child with her family 1935.On June 7th 1952 she married her high school sweetheart, John Wind, at...
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Ernest Sanchez

December 29, 1921 - July 16, 2016

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Danny Ray Ellingford

December 19, 1952 - July 6, 2016

Danny Ray Ellingford, 64 of Firth, passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at his home after a long illness. He was born on December 19, 1952 in Idaho Falls to Samuel Don and Patsy Carol (Windmiller) Ellingford. Dan attended school in Bonneville School District 93 and worked at various jobs in his younger years. Dan moved to Richland, WA where he worked as a health physicist for Westinghouse...
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Donovan Lee Kohler

September 26, 1947 - June 28, 2016

Donovan Lee Kohler, 68 of Idaho Fallls, ID, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 after a long illness. He was born on September 26, 1947 in Fairbury, NE to Clarence J. and Mabel Fern (Hurley) Kohler. He was raised in Fairbury until the sixth grade when the family came to Pocatello. He graduated from Pocatello High School, Class of 1965. He was drafted into the US Army, and served in the 11th...
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Douglas Edward Albert

July 19, 1948 - June 27, 2016

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George Konantz Hodgson

January 3, 1942 - June 25, 2016

George K. Hodgson, 74 of Idaho Falls and formerly of Mud Lake, passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016. George was born on January 3, 1942 in Idaho Falls to Arthur James and Stella (Speelmon) Hodgson. He was raised working the family farm in Mud Lake and graduated from West Jefferson High School, Class of 1960. He continued to farm until joining the US Army serving in Texas and Germany. After...
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Jayne Stults

March 16, 1943 - June 22, 2016

A sweet spirit left us to begin her new journey on June 22, 2016. She was born to Henry H and Claire (Cornia) Clifford on March 16, 1943 In Idaho Falls, the youngest of four siblings. She grew up in Idaho Falls where she met and married Dave Stults in November 1960. From this union they were blessed with two boys, James David Stults II and Clifford Allen Stults. Dave was in the Navy so they lived...
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Thomas Davis Lee

September 5, 1946 - June 21, 2016

Thomas "Tom" Davis Lee passed away June 21, 2016 at Hospice of Eastern Idaho Hospice House in Ammon, ID, from Malignant Melanoma. Tom was born September 5, 1946 in Bostic, NC to Hubert Davis Lee and Annie Mae "Lizzie" (Watts) Lee. Tom attended Bostic Elementary School for grade 1-4. The family moved to Forest City, NC where Tom went to school for grades 5-12. Tom was the Student Government...
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Dana Elizabeth Buck

January 25, 1958 - June 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Idaho Falls, ID.
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Rajio Kumar Singh

April 7, 1962 - June 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Idaho Falls, ID.
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William Newton Marsh

January 23, 1919 - June 15, 2016

William "Bill" Newton Marsh, passed away quietly on the morning of June 15, 2016. Bill was born in Washington, DC on January 23, 1919 to David and Anna (Hinze) Marsh. Bill had two older brothers: George and Robert and one younger brother Paul, who all preceded him in death. Bill graduated from Burlingame High School in Burlingame, CA in 1937 and promptly joined the Merchant Marine Reserves. ...
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William G. Howe

December 9, 1930 - June 14, 2016

Bill Howe was born December 9, 1930 to David Alonzo and Ardella (Stone) Howe in Rigby, ID. Bill lived the first five years of his life with his family in Rigby until his father's death. He later moved to Idaho Falls with his mother and stepfather, Ardella and Garold McCullough, and his sister Barbara Joyce Howe Bennion. Bill attended school in Idaho Falls and later graduated from Idaho Falls...
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Michael David Earley

December 30, 1967 - June 13, 2016

Mike Earley, 48 of Idaho Falls, passed away suddenly on Monday, June 13, 2016 at his home. He was born on December 30, 1967 in Las Vegas, NV to Bert and Karin Earley. He came to Idaho Falls in 1979 and he attended Rigby High School where he graduated in 1985. He worked as a framer in construction in Star Valley and Jackson Hole, WY and in the local area. He enjoyed archery, whitewater rafting...
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Geraldine Emily Whitmill

November 1, 1917 - June 13, 2016

Geraldine Emily Whitmill, 98, of Idaho Falls, passed away June 13, 2016 at Lincoln Court Assisted Living, under the care of OneSource Hospice. She passed surrounded by her loving family. Geraldine was born November 1, 1917 at the foot of Shelley Butte, in Idaho, to Edith Pearl McMillan and James Joseph Farrar. She attended Basalt and Firth High School. In 1934, she married Lewis Whitmill and...
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Gary Robert Barnes

April 23, 1952 - June 1, 2016

Gary R. Barnes, 64 of Idaho Falls, passed away at his home. He was born on April 23, 1952 in Idaho Falls to Weston and Lucille (Messenger) Barnes. He graduated from Idaho Falls High School and then enlisted in the US Army and served for five years in Vietnam and in Europe. After his discharge he worked construction for different contractors around the area. He was married to Cindy Emery and...
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Raymond Andrew Burns

September 8, 1931 - May 24, 2016

Raymond A. Burns "Ray" died on May 24, 2016 in Idaho Falls, ID. He was 84 years old. Raymond was born on September 8, 1931 in Idaho Falls, ID. He was the fifth child of Wallace C. Burns and Inez M. Burns, both of Idaho Falls. Raymond was a life-long resident of Idaho Falls. He graduated from Idaho Falls High School. He earned his bachelor degree in business and finance from Idaho State...
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Charles Carrol Owen

February 23, 1928 - May 23, 2016

Charles Carrol Owen passed away May 23, 2016, in Idaho Falls. He was born in Idaho Falls on Feb. 23, 1928, to Blanche (Beam) Owen and Robert L. Owen, the third in a family of six children, five boys and one girl. He attended Idaho Falls High School, where he played the bass horn in the school band. He left high school to work in the post office as there was a shortage in workers due to World War...
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Wayne Frederick Colby

August 5, 1946 - May 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Idaho Falls, ID.
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Gerry Dean Wielang

October 24, 1933 - May 19, 2016

Gerry Dean WielangGerry Wielang passed away peacefully on Thursday May 19, 2016 at her home in Idaho Falls, ID. Gerry was born in Port Orchard, WA on October 24, 1933 as an only child to Fred and Flora (Adamson) Ewing. At age 18, she moved to Denver, CO to begin employment with the FBI as an administrative assistant. That is where she met her future husband Joe A. Wielang. They were married in...
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Louis Z. Bodnar

April 30, 1932 - May 15, 2016

Louis Z. Bodnar, of Idaho Falls, passed peacefully on May 15, 2016. He was born on April 30, 1932 to Stephen and Mary Elizabeth (Czimer) Bodnar of New Brunswick, NJ. He was preceded in death by his sisters: Elsa Carey and Marge Zavetz; five brothers: Steve Bodnar, Frank Bodnar, Bill Bodnar, Art Bodnar and Alex Bodnar and a son-in-law Thomas R. Sherwood. He is survived by his wife of 58 years:...
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Angela Frost

February 24, 1924 - May 15, 2016

Angela "Angie" P. Frost, 92, of Idaho Falls passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at Fairwinds-Sand Creek Retirement Center in Idaho Falls. She was born on February 24, 1924 in Idaho Falls, ID to Joseph Adolf and Frances Helen (Sieger) Phillipp. She attended Holy Rosary Catholic School, O.E. Bell Jr. High School and Idaho Falls High School. After high school, she worked at the law office of St....
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Jerald Carlyl Thorpe

January 15, 1936 - May 14, 2016

Jerald C. Thorpe, 80 of Idaho Falls, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2016 in Idaho Falls. He was born on January 15, 1936 to Monte Roy and Eunice Ailene (Walker) Thorpe. He was raised in the Shoshone, ID area and graduated from Shoshone High School in 1953. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War in the Far East, Australia and in the Arctic. After his Navy service, he...
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Cynthia Cathryn Sorth

April 21, 1962 - May 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Idaho Falls, ID.
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Sandra Lynn Rice

May 30, 1949 - May 4, 2016

Sandra Lynne Widerburg-Wolfensberger-Edwards-Rice, 66, of Idaho Falls died on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at her home after a long battle with cancer. She was born on May 30, 1949 to Leonard O Widerburg and M. Louise (Moser) Widerburg in Idaho Falls, ID. She was welcomed by 6 older brothers and one sister. She grew up in the Garfield Community on the family farm. She had many happy memories of...
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Barbara Anne Friedrich

September 30, 1939 - May 3, 2016

Barbara Anne Friedrich, born on September 30, 1939, in Tilden, NB, to Carl Cecil Barr, MD and Ina Marie Barr, passed from this life on May 3, 2016. She fell while walking with her husband, Carl, and her dogs (Libby and Alle) and struck her head on a curb which caused an inoperable contusion in her brain.Barbara graduated from the University of Nebraska where she was introduced to Carl by her...
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Richard Edward Romack

December 9, 1922 - May 2, 2016

Richard Edward Romack, "Ed", 93, of Idaho Falls and Hailey, Idaho, died on Monday May 2, 2016. Ed was preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Anne Elizabeth Browning Romack, and his second wife Jean Vance Carpenter Romack, and his brother Robert.Ed was born in Wausau, Wisconsin as were his parents Richard Wesley Romack and Martha Styza Romack. During his childhood, his...
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Randy Ben Wright

August 8, 1947 - April 29, 2016

Randy Ben Wright, husband, father, grandfather, scientist, died on April 29, 2016.Randy's life reflected both the light and dark of an honest existence. His was a life filled with intellectual brilliance and incredible loving support to his family, and also characterized by a lifelong struggle for health and internal peace. In death he has found tranquility and his kind spirit shines on in...
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Oleta Mae Reed

August 24, 1929 - April 27, 2016

Oleta Mae Duncan Reed, 86 years old, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. She was born on August 24, 1929 in Granbury, Hood County, Texas, the youngest child of Charles Edward "Charlie" and Alma Ida (Bernhardt) Duncan. She grew up in the small rural community of Ivan, Texas and went to school in Breckenridge and Graham, where she graduated from high school in 1946. At a very young age, she...
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Katherine Annette Ellingford

August 14, 1954 - April 24, 2016

Katherine Annette Ellingford, 61 of Idaho Falls, passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2016. She was born on August 14, 1954 to John and Helen (Simon) Clark. She was raised in Idaho Falls and attended Bonneville High School where she was a cheerleader. She married Mark Ellingford in Idaho Falls and they later divorced. She worked at the State of Idaho Health and Welfare and as a teller at Westmark...
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Beverly Faye Alfrey

August 27, 1937 - April 20, 2016

Beverly Faye Alfrey, 78, of Rigby, Idaho, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 due to complications from a stroke. She was born August 27, 1937 in Englewood, SD to Roland and Dorothy Irene (Dillavou) Merrill. She was raised in South Dakota and graduated from Lead High School in 1955. After high school, she attended a trade school in Rapid City, SD. Here, she met and married Kenneth J....
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Ivan Earl Catherman

February 24, 1922 - April 17, 2016

Ivan "Ike" E. Catherman, 94 of Idaho Falls, passed away on Sunday April 17, 2016. Ike was born on February 24, 1922 to Charles and Mabel (Hall) Catherman in Stites, ID. He attended Kooskia High School and later enlisted in the US Army Air Corps, 8th Air Force, in World War II where he flew as a bombardier and navigator and later as a Airplane Crew Chief flying B-17's over Europe. He was wounded...
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Peter Templeton Isaksen

October 20, 1948 - April 14, 2016

Peter was born at Nassau Community Hospital in Oceanside, Nassau County, NY on October 20, 1948, and passed away on April 14, 2016. He was the son of Shirley Cowell and the late John Isaksen. He was big brother to Scott (Marves) and Donald; Uncle to Kristin (Jared Abramowitz), Erik (Krissy), Danny (Daria), and Keri (Brad Orr); and Great Uncle to Dane, Stella, Colin, Olivia, Brody, and Caleb. He...
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