Nicky "Joe" Joseph Vallo, 80, of Victor, Idaho, returned peacefully to heaven into the loving arms of his wife Yolanda. He was born in Bakersfield, California, August 24, 1939 to Richard Charles Vallo and Pink Marie Brewer Vallo. He grew up around La Selva Beach, in Monterey Bay California. …

Phyllis Darlene Ward, 75, a resident of Stoughton MA. passed on July 2, 2019. Daughter of the late Charles Boucher and Golda Irene Irwin, she was born, raised, and educated in Idaho Falls and attended Idaho State University. She was a secretary and seamstress at Yellowstone Leather for over …

Hettie Burks Brown, youngest of five children of Earvin Wesley Burks and Letha Gertrude White was born 5 July 1944 in Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, California and died 10 October 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. They taught their children love of our country, respect for others, to work hard and to…

Furniss Norma Adams Furniss Four Score and seven years and another decade ago.... Norma Adams was born Feb. 2, 1923, in Poplar, Idaho, the seventh of nine children, to Edsel Hyrum Adams and Nessie Mecham Packer. She grew up in Bingham County, graduating from Blackfoot High School in 1940. Sh…

Karma Warner Hinchcliff, 92 of Idaho Falls, passed away October 9, 2019, at her home of natural causes. Karma was born August 12, 1927, in Ogden, Utah, to Lester Grant Hinchcliff and Adella Warner Hinchcliff. She grew up in Ogden, attending school there and graduating from Ogden High School.…

JoAnne Lloyd passed away from stage 4 cancer at age 64 on October 5, 2019, in Broomfield, Colorado. JoAnne was born on August 8, 1955, in Blackfoot, Idaho, to Clifford B and Thurza Martindale Lloyd, the youngest of 6 children. She grew up in Idaho Falls and graduated from Idaho Falls High Sc…

Junius Blaine Murray, 83, of Idaho Falls, passed away October 9, 2019, at MorningStar Senior Living Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 17, 2019, at Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 South Ammon Road. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 1-1:45 p.m…

William "Bill" R. Butterworth, 90, of Idaho Falls, passed away October 10, 2019, at River Ridge Assisted Living. He was under the care of Hands of Hope Hospice. Bill was born April 7, 1929, in Ucon, Idaho, to Edmond Isaiah Butterworth and Gladys Francis Rogers. He grew up and attended school…

Sterling Don Colton April 28, 1929 - October 8, 2019 Sterling Don Colton (90), returned to his Heavenly Father and Elder Brother Jesus Christ on October 8, 2019, shortly after his move to Provo, Utah, due to causes related to Parkinson's Disease and age. Many family members and friends were …

Gary W. Johnsen succumbed to cancer on September 29, 2019, at age 74. He was born on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 1944, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Harold and Anne Johnsen, the first of four sons. The family moved to suburban Long Island in 1950, where he grew up and attended school. He graduate…

Joseph "Gary" Duncan, 84, of Idaho Falls, passed away October 9, 2019, at The Gables Assisted Living Center of Idaho Falls. He was under the care of Hands of Hope Hospice. Gary was born January 22, 1935, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Chester Harold Duncan and Elise Jane Winterbottom. He grew u…

Robert Earl Robison (Bob) went to his final fishin' hole on October 8, 2019. He passed away at home with his loving wife and family by his side. He was under the care of Brio Hospice. Bob was born March 7, 1945, to Earl and Hilda (Anderson) Robison in New Sweden, Idaho. On August 15, 1970, h…

Dorothy June Duncan, 83, of Idaho Falls, passed away October 4, 2019, at The Gables Assisted Living Center of Idaho Falls. She was under the care of Hands of Hope Hospice. Dorothy was born January 8, 1936, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Glenn Arvil Pickett and Marguerite Ann Nelson. She grew up a…

Mildred was born May 31, 1928, in Hibbard, Idaho to W. Ervin and Reba Ricks Widdison as one of ten children. From an early age, she worked on the family farm where they raised raspberries, vegetables, chickens and flowers. Mildred graduated from Madison High School as salutatorian and later …

Ellowyn Faith Evans, 7, of Idaho Falls, passed away October 5, 2019, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Ellowyn was born July 15, 2012, in Vancouver, Washington, to Simmarron Michael Lightfoot Evans and Rebecca Robinson Little Evans. …

Blaine Henry Clark, 70, of Iona, passed away October 4, 2019, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Blaine was born July 18, 1949, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to John William Clark and Helen Simon Walker Clark. He grew up and attended schools in Ucon and graduated from Bonneville High School.…

Myrna Agnes Lovell Hamilton returned home to her best friend and husband, Ken, and her daughter, Patricia Jo, on October 7, 2019. She was the last of six children to be born to George Hyrum Lovell and Harriet Larkin Borrowman. We know Myrna is now rejoicing with her parents and all of her si…

Jean Dominick Hurrle, 24, of Idaho Falls, passed away October 5, 2019, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Jean was born January 20, 1995, in Lodi, California, to Richard Lawrence Hurrle and Aline Marianne Fischer Hurrle. He grew up an…

Ellowyn Faith Evans, 7, of Idaho Falls, passed away October 5, 2019, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Ellowyn was born July 15, 2012, in Vancouver, Washington, to Simmarron Michael Lightfoot Evans and Rebecca Robinson Little Evans. …

Kenny Leo Beddes, age 77, of Idaho Falls, formerly of Rigby, passed away at Good Samaritan of Idaho Falls, Monday, October 7, 2019; heaven got a lot wittier, and we lost the life of the party. Kenny was born August 28, 1942 in Saint Anthony, Idaho a son to Glen David Beddes and Leola May Wor…

Michael Ross Grover, age 53, passed away on October 6, 2019, in Rexburg, Idaho. He was born December 29, 1965, in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Clinton and Patsy Grover. He was raised in Idaho Falls and attended Dora Erickson Elementary, Clair E. Gale Jr. High, Idaho Falls High School and Rigby High…

Janice Marie Ricker Owens, 85, of Shelley passed away peacefully at her home on October 5, 2019. Mom was born July 8, 1934 in Greeneville, Tennessee to William O. & Nerea Bowman Ricker. They moved to Shelley when mom was 10 years old. On April 6, 1953 she married Monte D. Owens in Idaho …

Claudia Empey Butts, daughter of the late Sheldon Empey and Fern Sheehan was born March 17, 1948 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Claudia was an avid fisherwomen, hunter, and gardener. She loved to bake, cook, can and feed anyone who stopped by. Her zest for life, adventure and travel gave her a lot o…

Larry Wallace Grover, our loving husband, devoted father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin and friend passed away Friday October 4, 2019. He was 70 years of age. He was born January 14, 1949, in Idaho Falls Idaho at the LDS Hospital to Wallace Leon Grover and Sarah Donna Myler. He was the…

Leslyn Jean Mead (known as Les, Leslie, or Lesy to her friends and family) was the second daughter of M. Louise and Carroll Nord Ebeltoft. She was born in Seattle on the first day of June in 1946. Her family eventually settled in Boise where Leslie attended school and remained after graduati…

Robert Blair Fisher, 83, passed away peacefully at his home, Friday, October 4, 2019. Blair was born In Rexburg, Idaho on February 7, 1936 to Etsil and Lila's Hillman Fisher. He grew up and attended school in Rexburg where he excelled in sports especially track and football. Blair graduated …

Carter "Punk" J. Hjelm, 76, of Goshen passed away October 5, 2019. Memorial services will be at 3:00 PM Friday, October 11, 2019 at Nalder Funeral Home, 110 West Oak, Shelley. The family will receive friends on Friday from 1:30 to 2:45 PM at the funeral home. Military rites will be performed…

Dell Young Kenneth Young Dell Kenneth Young, second son of the late Eldon and Ilene Young, died September 27, 2019. Dell was born October 13, 1950, in Blackfoot, ID.He helped on the family farm in Pingree and participated in FFA and 4-H as a boy. Later, he was known for his cool car. He grad…

Rena Dolores Brabec passed away on September 28, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was reunited with her husband Kenneth Brabec who passed on the very same day twenty years ago. Dolores just celebrated her 84th birthday, four days previous, with her family. Dolores was born in Long …

Flora Fern Ockerman Davis Paesl, 94, of Ammon, passed away October 3, 2019, at her home. She was under the care of her loving family and Hospice of Eastern Idaho. Fern was born August 19, 1925, in Groveland, Idaho, to James Alvin Ockerman and Florilla Pearl Fullmer Ockerman. She grew up in B…

Shirley Jane Guymon, 84, of Ammon, passed away October 4, 2019, at The Gables of Ammon Assisted Living Center. She was under the care of her loving family and Brio Hospice. Shirley was born August 11, 1935, in Ucon, Idaho, to Alfred Coop Ritchie and Wilhelmina Constance "Birdie" Price Ritchi…

Ronald Eddie Anderson, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away September 3, 2019, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center of complications due to Parkinson's disease. He was born on June 17, 1936 in Jameston, Idaho. He graduated in 1954 from Shelley High School and then went o…

Larry Bee Houx, 71, of Idaho Falls, passed away October 1, 2019, in Idaho Falls. Larry was born January 26, 1948, in Long Beach, California, to L.B. Houx and Betty Miller Houx. He grew up and attended schools in Ucon, Idaho, and graduated from Bonneville High School. In 1967, Larry joined th…

L. Kent Wood was born in Rigby on May 20, 1945, to Phyllis (Doman) and Floyd Ray Wood. He was the youngest son with three older brothers. His childhood was spent on the family farm in Rigby. After graduation, he enlisted in the Air Force from Aug. 1965 to Aug. 1971, with a tour in Vietnam. W…

Joyce Olsen Rowbury Marler, 91 of Lehi, Utah passed away Monday September 30, 2019, at the Covington Senior Living Center in Lehi, Utah. Joyce was born November 19, 1927 in Idaho Falls, Idaho the daughter and only child of William Howard Olsen and Mabel June Briggs Olsen. She graduated from …

Kaylyn Bowne, 58, of Inkom passed away October 1, 2019 at her home of natural causes. She was born May 20, 1961 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Murland and Lawanna Kidd Green. She attended schools in Idaho Falls. On September 28, 1978 she married Tony Bowne in Firth, Idaho. They had two sons, Shane…

Anita Louise (Loia) Hosking, 87, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, passed away on September 30, 2019, at Lincoln Court Retirement Home. Anita was born in Iron Mountain, Michigan, to Bianca and Dominic Loia. She had two sisters, Erminia Urbany and Tulia Angera, who were 15 and 16 years older respectivel…

Dale passed away unexpectedly on September 24, 2019 in Aurora, CO. He is survived by his wife, Gail, son, Jacob, father, Thomas, sisters Dianne (Jack) Luberda, and Janet (Terry Tucker) Homeier, brother, Lee Fabricius, and neices, Hailee Fabricius, and Lauren (Nate) Hood and their son Eli. He…

Francis Rawland Bybee, 84, of Idaho Falls, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at his home. He was under the care of his family and Solace Hospice. Francis was born on September 17, 1935, in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Rawland and Mildred Helm Bybee. He grew up in Idaho Falls where he graduated …

Sherman Leroy Mecham, 78, of Firth Idaho passed away peacefully in his home with family present. He died from complications related to Vascular Dementia. Sherm was born July 8, 1941 in Firth, Idaho to Hyrum Moroni and Mildred Vivian Paskett Mecham. He is the second of five children. He gradu…

Kristine Follett of Salt Lake City passed away peacefully on September 26, 2019 in Farmington Utah. Kris was born on August 22, 1952 in Logan, Utah to John Nelson and Lorna Lamont Follett. The family moved to Idaho Falls, ID when she was age 5 where she attended school, ultimately graduating…

Roy DeFilippis, 75, of Idaho Falls, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019, at his home. Roy was born on June 15, 1944, in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Nick L. and LaVeda A. Fox DeFilippis. Roy was only 2 pounds when he was born. After he was born he had to stay in an incubator for some time. Whe…

Linda Ann Horkley Gneiting, 73, of Coltman, passed away September 29, 2019, at her home. She was under the care of her loving family and Aspen Home Health and Hospice. Linda was born August 8, 1946, in Rexburg, Idaho, to John Newman Horkley and Barbara Jeane Squire Horkley. She grew up and a…

Lillian Severe Rydalch, 85, passed away peacefully on September 28, 2019 on her family farm surrounded by loved ones. She was born November 19, 1933 to Ida Myrtle Hunter Severe and Lyman Carlos Severe. Lillian was the youngest of 15 children. She and her mother lived in a sheep camp while he…

Lureeta Nelson McMurdie passed away September 27th, at home in Layton, Utah, surrounded by loved ones. She fought a valiant battle with papillary thyroid cancer. Lureeta was born to loving parents, Leonard and Norma Nelson, in Rigby, Idaho, on December 19th, 1942. She grew up on a family far…

Dean L Roberts Jr., 72, of Shelley, passed away September 28, 2019, at MorningStar Senior Living Center. He was under the care of his loving family and Aspen Home Health & Hospice. Dean was born October 18, 1946, in Caliente, Nevada, to Dean L Roberts and Wilma Lovell Roberts. He grew up…

Devonna Joyce Lee Briggs, 83, of Lewisville, ID, died September 29, 2019 at the Homestead in Rexburg, ID. She was born February 11, 1936 in Rigby, ID to Arnold Edgar Lee and Alta Mae Walker Lee. She married Charles Melvin Briggs on January 26th, 1952. She is survived by three sons, Mel (Marl…

Richard Harkless Dalrymple, 70, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours on September 27, 2019 at his home in Goshen, Idaho. In the comfort of his loving wife of almost 49 years. He was under the care of Alliance Home Health and Hospice. He was born on November 5, 1948, the first ch…

Marion Buzzell of Idaho Falls passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019 in Boise, Idaho at the age of 74. Marion was born in Evergreen Park, Illinois the daughter of John and Jean Work. She married her high school sweetheart, John Buzzell, in 1966 and expanded her family and heart with the b…

Rowland Earl Felt, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, passed away on 25 September 2019, 83, at Lincoln Court Retirement Community in Idaho Falls of causes incident to age. Rowland was born 3 August 1936, in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Walter Irvin Felt and Julia Mathilda Frei. He grew up in Idaho Falls and th…

Mom was born and raised in Great Falls, Montana, on November 18, 1935, to her parents, Sidney Daniel Bachelder and Leota Zetta Pitman Bachelder. She met and married Jack Vernon on April 16, 1954. Together they have three children. Mom raised two boys, three counting Jack, in an environment t…

Doris Ann Dye, 79, of Ammon, passed away September 25, 2019, at her home. Doris was born April 30, 1940, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Howard Owen Sargent and Anne Jardine Sargent. She grew up and attended schools in Swan Valley, Idaho, and Mt Pleasant, Utah, where Doris graduated from Wasatch A…

Nancy Clawson, 82, of Ammon, passed away September 27, 2019, at Turtle & Crane Assisted Living Center. Nancy was born November 10, 1936, in Grant, Idaho, to Wells Demont Taylor and Thelma Grow Taylor. She grew up in Grant where she attended local schools. Nancy graduated from Rigby High …

Holly Elizabeth Dixon Woodcock was born December 23, 1962 to William Dennis and Celestine "Tina" Dixon in Idaho Falls, Idaho. She passed away in her home on September 25, 2019. She was eighth of nine children raised in Osgood on the family farm. She graduated from Skyline High School in 1981…

Dawn Seldon Blakely, 98 of Ririe, Idaho passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at The Gardens of Rigby Assisted Living. Dawn was born June 11, 1921 in Heise, Idaho to William Sayer Blakely and Sybil Mae McIntire. He was raised and attended schools in the Ririe area. In 1942 he enlisted in…

Charlene Loava Danvers, 90, of Idaho Falls, passed away Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, at her home at Fairwinds Assisted Living. She was under the care of her family and One Source Hospice. Charlene was born on Jan. 11, 1929, in Long Beach, California to John LeGrand and Edythe V. Devore Solomon. She…

Alan W Johnson, 62, of Idaho Falls, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, in Casper, Wyoming.

Teri (Therese) Marie Dawson passed away peacefully into the loving arms of her Savior on September 22, 2019, after a both unbearably long and unimaginably short, courageous battle with Alzheimers. Teri was born on January 16, 1946 to Melba and Warren (Tommy) Thompson in Idaho Falls, ID where…

Barbara Estelle (Fletcher) Britschgi Born August 24, 1929 in San Francisco Father Herbert W. Fletcher Mother Stella Marie (Allampress) Fletcher She lived in Belmont and San Carlos, Ca attending elementary and high school at Notre Dame Belmont. Barbara attended the University of California, B…

Bruce E Walker, age 64, passed away peacefully in his home September 24, 2019. He was born July 13, 1955, in Rexburg, Idaho to Ray and Sylvia Walker. He and Susan Stegelmeier were married in the Idaho Falls Temple on Aug 24, 1979, and have enjoyed 40 years of friendship and love. Bruce loved…

Raymond L. Judy, 76, of Idaho Falls, passed away September 23, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society Idaho Falls Village. Raymond was born January 28, 1943, in Idaho Falls, to Ira Judy and Dorothy May Hammer. He grew up and attended schools in Idaho Falls and graduated from Bonneville High School.…

Idaho has lost an old school, real cowboy, and America has lost a true patriot from the Greatest Generation. Dad passed away on September 22, 2019, the last day of Summer; a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning, and a perfect day to trail the cows in Sawmill Canyon. Clyde R. Blessinger was born o…

Chad Ray Mueller Elliott, 44, of Ammon, passed away September 22, 2019, in Swan Valley, Idaho, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Chad was born July 2, 1975, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Carol Richards Elliott and Russell Wayne Mueller. He grew up and attended schools in Idaho Fa…

Teri (Therese) Marie Dawson passed away peacefully into the loving arms of her Savior on September 22, 2019, after a both unbearably long and unimaginably short, courageous battle with Alzheimers. Teri was born on January 16,1946 to Melba and Warren (Tommy) Thompson in Idaho Falls, ID where …

Monty Glen Montague, 83, of Milo, passed away September 22, 2019, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Monty was born June 10, 1936, in Osgood, Idaho, to Glen Montague and Ada Verna Radford Montague. He grew up and attended schools in Idaho Falls and graduated from Idaho Falls High Scho…

Peggy Ann Whiting Ricks, age 85, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 21, 2019 in Mapleton, Utah surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 26, 1934 to Ronald G. and Capitola Whiting in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Her early childhood was spent in Utah and Idaho. She married her e…

Karsten Taylor Birch, 14, of Idaho Falls, passed away September 18, 2019. Karsten was born January 18, 2005, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Taylor Oliver Birch and Ericka Theil Birch. He grew up mostly in Idaho and attended Skyline High School, Eagle Rock Middle School, and Ucon Elementary. He al…

Garth Youd Youd Garth Youd of Aberdeen, Idaho passed away September 13, 2019 in American Fork, Utah at the age of 95. His response to why he lived so long was, "The devil don't want me and heaven doesn't know what to do with me!" Garth was born in Lakeshore, Utah on March 30, 1924 to Wilford…

Alan W Johnson, 62, of Idaho Falls, passed away suddenly on Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, in Casper, Wyoming. Alan was born on March 9, 1957, in Blackfoot, Idaho to Gaylan Max and Gloria Dean Woodland Johnson. He grew up in Ririe, Idaho on the Snake River. He graduated from Ririe High School in 1975…

Jaylene Johnson, a divine and passionate creator and friend, a driven and committed leader of truth and health, and a beacon of unconditional love, peacefully passed away in her home with family by her side on September 20, 2019. She battled ALS for the last several months. Valiant, brave, a…

Donna Arlene Boyle Rowan was born on March 12, 1928, the oldest of four children, to Stanley M. Boyle and Ila Kearsley Boyle. She lived in the Merced area since 1955 and loved this agricultural valley as her home. She passed away on September 16, 2019 at the age of 91, blessed to leave this …

Elsie Keller Woolf , age 103, of Idaho Falls went to be with her husband Max and the Lord on September 17, 2019 at Lincoln Court in Idaho Falls . She was born on October 30, 1915 in Hemberg, Switzerland, the daughter of the late Joshua and Katherine Keller. On March 9, 1950 she married Max L…

Charles "Chuck" Jerome Cavanaugh, 99, of Idaho Falls, passed away September 16, 2019, at his home. Charles was born April 7, 1920, in Wallace, ID, to John Cavanaugh and Alice Cyr Cavanaugh. He grew up and attended schools in Wallace, Idaho, and graduated from Wallace High School. At the age …

Roberta Kay Warren Moeller, 72, of Swan Valley, passed away September 17, 2019, at her home. She was under the care of Hands of Hope Hospice. Roberta was born June 21, 1947, in Twin Falls, Idaho, to Robert Lee Warren and Linda Frances Hershberger Warren. She grew up and attended schools in I…

Tilford Eugene McAffee born June 3, 1924 to Samuel Maurice McAffee and Matilda Anena Olsen. He was number three in a family of six. Two older brothers Jack and Gerald welcomed him into the family and he was followed by three sisters, Merle, Vida and Nadine. Life was hard back then but as a f…

Ambassador Keith Foote Nyborg, 89, a native of the Ashton area, former United States Ambassador to Finland, and Upper Snake River Valley rancher, died Sunday, September 15, 2019, of natural causes. He was born March 4, 1930, in Ashton, Idaho, the son of Andrew Percy Nyborg and Rhoda Ann Foot…

Emmett Ray Nulph, 90 of Shelley passed away September 13, 2019, at Promontory Point Rehabilitation in Idaho Falls. Emmett was born November 15, 1928, in Shelley, Idaho to Forrest Raymond Nulph and Ivie Louisa Bateman. He grew up on a farm south of Shelley where he learned the value of hard w…

Tom Mix Likes, 81, of Idaho Falls, passed away September 15, 2019, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Tom was born June 18, 1938, in Idaho Falls, ID, to Richard Lavar Likes and Dora Mary Foster. He grew up in Idaho Falls and attended O.E. Bell Junior High. On June 2, 1961, he married …

After a valiant battle with depression, Nicholas Joseph Jackson Fedorff, our beloved son, brother, grandson, nephew and cousin, chose to leave this world on September 14, 2019. Nick entered this world, the first born child of Joab and Sarah Fedorff on June 15, 2001, at Bingham Memorial Hospi…

Sage Ireland Ritchie, 15, of Rigby, passed away September 15, 2019, at her home. Sage was born April 13, 2004, in Idaho Falls, ID, to Darren Lee Ritchie and Nikki Melissa Ritchie. She grew up and attended schools in Idaho Falls and Rigby. She enjoyed drawing, writing stories, and was a huge …