Vella  Green

Green Vella Green Vella Norene Green, 75, of Blackfoot, passed away, July 14, 2021 at Gem Village. Vella was born February 9, 1946 in American Falls, Idaho to Kenneth R. Harris and Iva Norene Kurtley. Vella attended school in Aberdeen and lived most of her adult life in Blackfoot. On October 22, 1960 she married Arnold Fredrick Green in Jerome, Idaho. He preceded her in death on September 14, 2005. Vella worked for over 28 years at Teepee/Sunspice Potatoes. She then worked for the State Hospital South as a cook and dietician until her retirement. Vella devoted as much time as possible to be with her family and friends. They'd spend most of their weekends Jeeping, camping, hunting, fishing, and on snowmobiles during the winter. She could make the best Kahlua and cream. Vella was fun and full of spunk. She loved sitting around with friends and family sharing stories. Later in life, Vella enjoyed volunteering at animal shelters and participating at animal adoption events. She also enjoyed making flower baskets and beautiful floral arrangements and sewing and making quilts. Vella is survived by her children, Cindy Sheridan of Boise, Karen Green of Twin Falls, Corie Wright of Maine, Michael Green of Montpelier, and Casey Green of Idaho Falls; siblings, Berna Dean Williams, and Cheryl Taylor; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arnold Green; siblings, Deann Skinner and Jim Harris; and brother-in-law, Arnold Williams. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 19, 2021 at the Grove City Cemetery. Family will meet with friends for one hour prior to the service at Hawker Funeral Home from 10:00-10:45 am. Condolences may be shared at

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