Milton Fife, age 89, of Gannet, Idaho passed away March 9, 2019 at the Silver Creek Assisted Living facility in Hailey. He was born in Idaho Falls, ID April 3, 1929 to Seth LaVern and Myrle Chittenden Fife. The family lived in Bingham County, UT, Silverton, CO and Pocatello, ID then Hailey, …

Barbara Greenhalgh Rigby passed peacefully on March 19, 2019, in Idaho Falls, Idaho. She was 78 years old. Barbara was born on May 8,1940, in Willford, Idaho, the 12th of 17 children born to Alma Wilburn Greenhalgh and Ethel Marguerite Hiatt. She graduated from Fremont County High School in …

Clark Ryan Strobel, 29, passed away March 16, 2019, in Boise, Idaho. Clark was born on February 22, 1990, in Rexburg, Idaho and was raised in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Clark was a smart, funny, and inquisitive child. He was tender hearted and especially had a soft spot for animals. Clark always ha…

Edith "Edie" Wheeler, 75, of Idaho Falls, passed away March 12, 2019, at Tambree Meadows Assisted Living Center. She was under the care of Hand's of Hope Hospice. Edith was born April 1, 1943, in Idaho Falls, ID, to Joseph Ford Sanders and Avis Sargent Sanders. She grew up and attended Hamer…

"Beloved Professor" Lyle J. Lowder, 92, passed away March 19, 2019, at Fairwinds Assisted Living Center Sandcreek. He was born August 20, 1926, to Harold and Ada Stallings Lowder in Lewisville, Idaho. He grew up in Lewisville, known as "Tommy" and enjoyed the free life of the country, a Tom …

Marlon Doyle Freeman, 63, of Challis, Idaho passed away, Sunday, March 17, 2019 in Challis. He was born June 7, 1955 in Rigby, Idaho, the son of Ivan Lamoin and Verla Benson Freeman. Marlon grew up in the Burton, Idaho area. He attended school in Burton, and graduated from Madison High Schoo…

Reo Leland Wolfgang, age 86, of Boise Idaho, passed away with his family by his side on Monday, Feb 11, 2019, at St. Luke's Hospital in Meridian, ID. He was the son of Leland Elliot Wolfgang and Lois Ucilla Wolfgang. He was preceded in death by his first wife Alice Wolfgang and his second wi…

Norman Hedrick passed away on March 16, 2019 in Salt Lake City after a short battle with lung cancer. Norman was the surprise baby born to Bee and Eva Hedrick on September 17, 1946. His older brother Wilbur in Junior High and sister Lois in the 6th grade were happy to welcome their new baby …

Lila Marie Smith was born on March 4, 1926 in Sarilda, Idaho to George Delbert Shelton and Berthie Juanita Sadorus. She died on March 17, 2019. At the time of her death, she was living at Fairwinds Retirement Center and was under the care of Hospice. Lila lived most of her life in Idaho. She…

Evelyn Barnes, 66, of Idaho Falls, passed away March 17, 2019, at Western Peaks Specialty Hospital in Bountiful, Utah. Evelyn was born August 20, 1952, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Leonard Francis Barnes and Ruth Helena Cook Barnes. She grew up and attended school Ucon and Ammon in Milo and gra…

George Alonzo Johnson, born on November 25, 1933 in Victor, Idaho, passed away at age 85 on March 14, 2019 in Rexburg, Idaho. He was the beloved husband of the late Hilma Gay Johnson; former husband of Eloise Lowery. Friends and family members may attend the funeral service on Saturday, Marc…

On a bright sunny Idaho afternoon on March 14, 2019, a glorious reunion took place. Val Demont Johnson peacefully departed his earthly body to be reunited with his loving wife of 70+ years. Edna Lucille Drewes Johnson was called to Heaven by our Lord and Savior just over a year ago. Dad's wi…

Delpha Stoddard Beck, 89, of Blackfoot, Idaho, peacefully passed away March 14, 2019 at home, surrounded by her loving family. Delpha was born January 20, 1930, the sixth of sixteen children to Wilfred Henry and Ireta Winward Stoddard in Shelley, Idaho. Delpha spent her childhood growing up …

Jean Davenport was born in Rexburg, Idaho to Harold Elmer Davenport and Stella Bell Hinckley. She is the oldest of 4 children, Lynn Harold (deceased), Ruth (Rowan), and Elmer Dale Davenport. She grew up in Parker, Idaho, where she met her future husband, Kay Willis May. Kay and Jean were mar…

Quinn R. Moulton, 66, of Victor, has gone on ahead to meet the Trail Boss. He died Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George, Utah, where he was taken after a heart attack on Monday. He had been vacationing in Mesquite and Laughlin, thawing from the Teton Basi…

Memorial service March 18, 2019 at Christ the King Parish Hall (17th & Woodruff) from 5-10 PM. Potluck dinner. Nancy 10/20/1938 - 1/25/2019Jo Barry

Brian Kay Morris of Yuma, AZ, formerly of Idaho Falls, ID, passed peacefully on Sunday, March 10th with close family at his side. We rejoice in knowing that he has been reunited with his beloved wife after their short separation in the wake of her passing. There is comfort and relief in know…

Shannon Michelle Crook, 29, of Idaho Falls, passed away March 12, 2019, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Shannon was born June 11, 1989, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Brian Neal Ricks and Tracy Sedgwick Ricks. She grew up and attended schools in Idaho Falls and graduated from Skyline Hi…

Helen Grant Purcell, 93, of Ammon, passed away March 15, 2019, at her daughter's home in Goshen. She was under the care of Aspen Home Health and Hospice. Helen was born January 19, 1926, in Taylor, Idaho, to Clarence Edwin Grant and Mary Lucille Longhurst Grant. She grew up and attended scho…

Roy Edward Simonds, 95, of Idaho Falls, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at his home at Fairwinds-Sandcreek Assisted Living. Roy was born August 7,1923, in Neosho, MO, to Almond (Legs) and Hannah (Knute) Simonds. Although dad was an only child, he had a cousin, Colleen Hauge of Spearfish…

Eva Beard Smith, 90, of Rexburg, died Thursday, March 14, 2019. Services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 19th at the Hibbard Chapel, 2001 N 3000 W, Rexburg. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Flamm Funeral Home and again Tuesday morning from 10:00 to 1…

Bradley J. Crofts, 54, of Shelley unexpectedly passed away March 13, 2019. He was born June 6, 1964 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Terry and Renee Wright Crofts. He grew up and attended schools in Shelley. On July 1, 1988 he married the love of his life Jeana Ricker in Island Park, Idaho. They wer…

Carma Lee Hammon, 62, of Idaho Falls, passed away March 13, 2019, at Teton Post Acute Care & Rehabilitation. She was under the care of Encompass Home Health and Hospice, at the time of her death. Carma was born December 16, 1956, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to W. Marion "Slim" Hammon and LaVo…

Mark Earl Tew, 72, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, passed away in his home of natural causes on March 10, 2019. He was born in Idaho Falls on April 29, 1946, the oldest son and third child of Earl Hill Tew and Beth Johnson Tew. He grew up on the family farm near Shelley, Idaho with his 8 siblings whe…

Ethel W. Porter Weekes, 87, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019 in Idaho Falls, ID. She was born April 28, 1931 in Little Lake, California to Cecil Porter and Helen Louise Bicknell Porter. She graduated from Madison High School in Rexburg, ID. Ethel was married to Cleve G. Weekes in January…

Thomas Johnson Taylor, 42, of Idaho Falls, passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 11, 2019. He was born March 29, 1976, in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Vern and LaNea Taylor. Tom grew up and attended school in Idaho Falls, graduating from Idaho Falls High School in 1994. He also attended EIVT…

Robert O. Widerburg, 88, of Idaho Falls, passed away March 11, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born August 16, 1930, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Leonard and Louise Widerburg. He grew up and attended schools in the area and graduated from Ucon High School. He served a…

Cecilia A. Yanez, 88, of Shelley, ID, passed away March 10, 2019, at her home. She was born November 22, 1930, in Rolling Fork, Mississippi, to Antonio Aranda and Josepha Rivas. Cecilia married Ricardo Yanez in El Ranchito, Texas and they had six children. She was a devoted Catholic. Cecilia…

Linda Jean (Aber) Clifford, 56, of Idaho Falls, passed away Friday, Mar 8, 2019, at Ogden Regional Medical Center from cancer. Linda was born Oct 6, 1962, in Idaho Falls to Eugene Franklin and Wanda Terry Aber. She married Gregory Herman Staggs on Feb. 17, 1984, and they welcomed a daughter,…

Gary R. McCurdy, 83, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 9, 1935 in Ashton, Idaho to Wilbert Winfred and Naoma Robinson McCurdy. Gary was raised and attended schools in Arco, Blackfoot and Ashton, Idaho. On August 10, 1953 he married Carol L…

James Christ Kontes passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at the age of 85. He was preceded by his father, Christ; his mother, Mary; his two brothers: Peter and John; and his long-time companion and true love, Victoria Goodman. He will be sorely missed by his nieces, nephews, cousins and th…

Eda Marlene Crow, 86, of Ammon, passed away March 8, 2019, at her son's home. She was under the care of Aspen Home Health and Hospice. Marlene was born December 7, 1932, in Shelley, Idaho, to Lee Whitmill and Ida May Prophet Whitmill. She grew up and attended schools in Shelley and graduated…

Orden LeRoy Winder, 77, of Idaho Falls, passed away March 6, 2019, at Life Care Center of Idaho Falls. Orden was born October 15, 1941, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to William Orden Winder and Dora LaRue Fullmer Winder. He grew up and attended school in Idaho Falls and graduated from Idaho Falls H…

Helen Teresa Lempke (Zaladonis) was born November 19, 1958 in Idaho Falls to Rose and John Zaladonis. She crossed over to her eternal home on February 4, 2019. Helen was a lifelong Idaho Falls resident except for a brief stint living in Olympia Washington in the mid 1980s. She attended Idaho…

Richard ( Ricky) Michael Miles son of Richard and Ilene Miles and son to his stepmother Shigeko Miles passed away on Feb 28, 2019 at the age of 71. A native of Idaho he graduated from Idaho Falls High School class of 1967. During his teen years he worked at Hughes Chinchilla farm located in …

Russell A. Brown, 84, passed away in Idaho Falls, Idaho, on March 1, 2019, from a heart attack. Russ was born on August 30, 1934, in Morristown, New Jersey. His parents were Russell A. and Margaret (Murray) Brown. He grew up in New Jersey, earning his BS and MS degrees in Chemical Engineerin…

Jerry Anderson, 80, passed away March 3, 2019, at his home in Yuma, Arizona. Jerry was born July 27, 1938, in Fargo, North Dakota. His family moved to Billings, Montana, when he was six years old where he attended grade school and high school. He graduated from the University of Montana with…

David Brian Hayes, 60, of Idaho Falls, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at his sister's home. He was under the care of Encompass Home Health and Hospice. David was born on May 25, 1958, to Terry Lee and VeOna Hansen Hayes in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He grew up in Lewisville area and gradua…

Stan Murdock, 71, passed away March 7, 2019, after a brief and intense battle with cancer. Stan was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Bill and Alice Murdock. As a child, Stan spent many hours with his father playing and working at Bill's Cycle Shop. After graduating from Idaho Falls High School…

Jeremy James Scholes of Swan Valley, Idaho was called to heaven on February 28, 2019 at EIRMC in Idaho Falls after a brief and sudden illness. Jeremy was born on March 2, 1977 in Price, Utah to Mikel and Tammy Scholes. During the summer of '94 he met the girl he would marry even though she d…

Ronald Jess Howell, 85, of Idaho Falls, passed away March 6, 2019, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Ron was born January 22, 1934, in Basalt, Idaho, to Jess Jason Howell and DeEsta Irene Call Howell. He grew up in Firth and helped raise his two brothers. He graduated from Jackson Ho…

Jo Ann Hammond Stoddard passed away peacefully in her home on March 7, 2019, with her daughter and son-in-law by her side. She was 77. Born to Ken and Ella Grimmett Hammond in Pocatello, Idaho, on December 18, 1941, Jo Ann grew up in Moreland, and graduated from Snake River High School. Afte…

On the afternoon of March 2, 2019, Chance W. Murdock (Chauch), 30, beloved husband, son, nephew, cousin, grandson, and friend, passed away suddenly as a result of complications from a condition he had battled with courage and quiet dignity for several years of his life. Chance will be missed…

Albert "Bert" Lars Johnson closed his eyes and left the bonds of this life on Sunday, March 3, 2019, surrounded by family at the family home. Bert was born at Tacoma, Washington January 28, 1940 to Einar A. Johnson and Irene E. Larsen Johnson. He joined an older brother, Robert. He was raise…

Leslie "Les" Phillip Barlow, 72, of Idaho Falls, passed away March 7, 2019, at his home in Idaho Falls, due to complications of kidney failure. Les was born March 28, 1946, in Ogden, UT, to Phillip Harold Barlow and Shirley Marie Fronk Barlow. He grew up and attended schools in Idaho Falls a…

Kevin Michael Carpenter, 33, of Idaho Falls, passed away March 5, 2019, at his home in Idaho Falls. Kevin was born May 23, 1985, in Concord, Massachusetts, to Lloyd Carpenter and Lisa Maxine Rice Carpenter. He grew up and attended schools in Blackfoot and graduated from Blackfoot High School…

Tracey Gustaveson Sessions, 64, of Idaho Falls, was surrounded by her family as she passed from this life on March 6, 2019. Tracey was born July 22, 1954, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Don G. Powell and Veneta Holm. During her early years, Tracey lived with her family in Roberts and Rexburg, Ida…

Mark John Barnard passed away peacefully Sunday, March 3, 2019 at his home in Basalt, Idaho. Mark was born November 27, 1936. He was the oldest son of John Jefferson and Rae Abbott Barnard. He grew up in Heber City, Utah with one brother, Steve Barnard. He graduated from Wasatch High School …

Vivian Jane Rossi, 88, of Woods Cross, Utah, formerly of Pingree, Idaho, passed away peacefully March 3, 2019, at the Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah. Family will meet with friends from 10-11 am Friday, March 8, 2019 at Hawker Funeral Home, in Blackfoot. Interment will follow at…

Kermit Ray Peters, 81, passed away February 28, 2019 at Parkwood Meadows in Idaho Falls. Kermit was born March 21, 1937 in Waterloo, Iowa to George E. Peters and Lois T. Wight. He grew up in Greeley Colorado and graduated from the University of Colorado with degrees in Chemical Engineering a…

Roy L. Southwick, 97 years of age, passed away in good health, at his home, surrounded by his family on March 5, 2019. Dad was born January 11, 1922, in Ammon, Idaho, to Alfred Leroy Southwick and Pamelia Losser Southwick. He was raised on a farm, which is presently known as the Southwick ad…

Mary Ann Rhoades, 80, of Idaho Falls, passed away at home. She was born in Sheridan, Wyo., to Dennis Eugene and Frances Elizabeth O'Daniels. On Aug. 19, 1954, she married Jay L. Rhoades. They adopted four children and were married 61 years. She was an LPN at Sacred Heart Hospital and a nurse…

Elaine Godfrey, 88, died peacefully in her sleep on March 4, 2019. She was born September 29, 1930, in Idaho Falls. She was the fourth of six children born to Henry Patrick "Harry" and Priscilla Grace Hammon Thornton. She spent her early childhood years on the outskirts of Iona playing outdo…

Lydia Michelle Storer, 1 year, of Ammon, passed away March 2, 2019, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Lydia was born January 20, 2018, in Savannah, GA, to Daunteya Storer. She loved grocery shopping or any shopping, going on walks and being outside. She loved dancing and licking moms…

Gene Howard Baxter, 76, of Idaho Falls, passed away March 4, 2019, at his home. Gene was born December 17, 1942, in Madera, California, to Howard Arthur Baxter and Evelyn Marie Leeper Baxter. He grew up and attended schools in Challis, Idaho, and graduated from Challis High School in 1960. A…

Robert Allen Stranger "Bill" was born August 17, 1934 to August Leppell and Henreatta Stranger in Victor, Idaho. He had 7 brothers and sisters Lester, Betty, Laura, Oscar, Richard, Jimmy, and Maryann. He spent his childhood and attended School in Judkin, Idaho. When he was 15 he moved to Ash…

Betty Lou Cramer Cook, 88 of Rigby, Idaho passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at her home. Betty was born March 24, 1930 in Ucon, Idaho to Heber George "Dick" Cramer and Ruby Edna Christesen Cramer. She graduated from Ucon High School in 1949. On December 19, 1952, Betty married William…

Kermit Ray Peters passed away on February 28, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be held in his honor on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 2 PM at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Idaho Falls, ID. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Buck Miller Hann Funeral Home. Kermit 3/21/1937 - 2/28/20…

Nathan Wright, 54, of Blackfoot, ID passed away at EIRMC on March 1, 2019. He attended schools in Maine, New Hampshire and Idaho. He graduated with a degree in mechanics from ISU. As a child, he loved taking apart and reassembling anything he could get his hands on. This led to a long and su…

Barbara "Bobbie" Wilhite Nielsen, 88, of Idaho Falls, died peacefully in her sleep Feb. 27, 2019, at Lincoln Court Retirement Community. Bobbie was born Sept. 10, 1930, to Roy and Dana Wilhite. She went to school at OE Bell and Idaho Falls High School. On Sept. 3, 1947, she married Dean Rand…

Timothy James Phillipp passed away unexpectedly at the age of 35, on March 2, 2019, at his home. Tim was born on June 30, 1983 to John Michael Phillipp and Peggy Burnside Phillipp in Idaho Falls, Idaho and attended Idaho Falls High School. Tim enjoyed the outdoors with his family and friends…

Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Marilyn Essie (Howe) Woodruff, returned to her heavenly home on February 6, 2019. A graveside service will be held Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Pioneer Cemetery in Rigby at 1:00 p.m. Please see full obituary at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com. Memorial donati…

On Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, Gerald "Jerry" Lee Gormley left this life to be in the arms of his mother, father, wife, and our Lord, all of whom he loved dearly. Jerry was born October 21, 1944, in Greybull, Wyoming, to Stanley Glen Gormley and Eleanor M. Rodda. He grew up and attended schools…

Ruby Helen McGowan was born July 9, 1930 to James Morrison and Alta Marie Cuddy in Mohler, Idaho. She passed away peacefully on February 15, 2019 with her daughter by her side at Overland Court Assisted Living in Boise, Idaho. Her mother and father worked their farm near Kamiah, and her fath…

Heather Marie Byerly Getzlaff, 40, of Ogden, Utah, passed away at home in Idaho Falls on Feb. 26, 2019. Heather was born in Idaho Falls on Dec. 4, 1978. Heather sucked her thumb until she was 6, won the slob camper award multiple times, was a lover of root beer floats, a lover of mountains, …

Marvin Floyd Morgan, 93, of Idaho Falls, passed away February 28, 2019, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Marvin was born October 9, 1925, in Labelle, ID, to Floyd Morgan and Mable Cordellia Billman Morgan. He grew up and attended schools in Rigby and graduated from Rigby High School…

Betty Berniece Zimbo Haire died peacefully in her sleep on February 26, 2019. Betty was born May 10, 1925 to John and Marie Valhusky Zimbo, the second of two surviving daughters, in Poposia, Wyoming near her grandparents' Lander homestead in the Wind River country. At the age of five she los…

Harold Lavern Peirsol was born on the family farm in Melba, Idaho, on December 9, 1936, to Floyd Nelson and Etta Sarratt Peirsol. He was the youngest of three sons. He attended grade school in Melba and graduated from Melba High School in 1955. He passed away on March 1, 2019, at Eastern Ida…

Micah Don Page, 39, of Idaho Falls, passed away February 26, 2019, at his home. He was born November 10,1979 in Rexburg, Idaho. His parents were Merlin H Page and Jolene Hammon Page. He attended schools in Rigby and Idaho Falls. He also took Computer Information Technology classes at Clover …

It is with great sadness that the family of Brenda Jean Walton Wilson announces her passing on February 28, 2019, at the age of 64, after a long battle against Multiple Sclerosis. Brenda is survived by her son, Robert Eric Davis; two Siblings, Vickie Jewkes and Robert Walton; her three grand…

Faye Jeanette Murphy, 87, of Idaho Falls, passed away February 27, 2019, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Faye was born March 7, 1931, in Albany, Georgia, to Bennie Hinson and Flossie Eldridge Hinson. She grew up and attended schools in Albany, Georgia. She worked as an x-ray techni…

Vella "Madge" Jacobson, 90, of Irwin, passed away February 27, 2019, at Homestead Assisted Living Center. Madge was born May 14, 1928, in Freedom, Wyoming, to Arlynn Merten Ashment and Vella Drucilla Porter Ashment. She grew up in the Freedom and Alpine area and attended school at Glen and F…

Mickey I. Briggs, 86, of Idaho Falls, passed away February 26, 2019, at her home. Mickey was born March 27, 1932, in Idaho Falls, ID, to Alvin Isaacs and Blanch Tyler Isaacs. She grew up and attended schools in Ammon. In June of 1971, she married H. Owen Briggs in Jackson, WY. Mickey and Owe…

Johannes "Han" Douglas Wheeler, Age 10, of Ammon, Idaho, passed from this earthly life at 6:37 p.m. on February 25, 2019. Han passed peacefully after a 6-month bout with brain cancer. He was in his home, held in the loving arms of his parents and siblings. He was born on February 11, 2009. H…

Aris Margaret Petersen Boyle passed away February 17, 2019, at her home in Idaho Falls. She was born on February 6, 1928, at Bellingham, Washington. Her parents were Holger (Pete) Petersen, who was born in Odense, Denmark, and May Petersen, who was born in Stratford-On-Avon, England. Because…

Lawrence "Larry" Jon Thatcher, 63, of Idaho Falls, passed away on February 26, 2019, at his home. Larry was born December 30, 1955 in Idaho Falls to Richard E. Thatcher and Ann Marie Mays Thatcher. Born the second child of three, he had an older brother, Tracy LaMay Thatcher, and a younger s…

Cary Eugene Scouten, 66, passed away suddenly Sunday, February 24, 2018 at his home in Malad, Idaho. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 1:00 p.m. in the Moore LDS Chapel, 3100 N. 3350 W., Moore, Idaho. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday evening from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Hors…

Whittney Ann Holm, 31 of Roberts, Idaho, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019. She was born April 16, 1987 in Rexburg, Idaho to Darwin Wayne Fife and Nikki Jean Stoddard Fife. She was raised in Menan, attended Midway Elementary, Rigby Jr. High and graduated from Rigby High School. She worke…

Our loving husband, son, father and brother, Robert James Halford, 39, of Idaho Falls, passed away February 23, 2019. Robert was born January 14, 1980, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Douglas and Jean Halford. He grew up in Idaho Falls and Grand Junction, Colorado. Robert attended high school in G…

Sylvia "Sue" Fern Hahn, 89, of Idaho Falls, passed away February 25, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society Idaho Falls Village. Sue was born April 18, 1929, in Lehighton, PA, to Dallas Xander and Grace Bisbing Xander. She grew up Lehighton, PA, and moved to Pittsburgh, PA, in 1956, then moved to I…