An amazing wife, mother, and grandmother, Donna Lorena Smith Nielson graduated from her earthly existence on May 4, 2021 at the age of 99. Donna and her twin brother Dean were born on Nov. 3, 1921 in Shelley, Idaho to Francis T. and Myrtle Smith. They were the 9th and 10th of 13 children. Du…

Timothy R. Yonkers A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, …

Van Gene Bagley, 88, of Ammon, passed away May 2, 2021, at his home. He was under the care of his loving family and Encompass Home Health & Hospice. Van was born February 18, 1933, in Grover, Wyoming, to Leland Richard "Dick" Bagley and Jean Baker Brummel. He grew up and attended schools…

Donna Nielson Nielson An amazing wife, mother, and grandmother, Donna Lorena Smith Nielson graduated from her earthly existence on May 4, 2021 at the age of 99. Donna and her twin brother Dean were born on Nov. 3, 1921 in Shelley, Idaho to Francis T. and Myrtle Smith. They were the 9th and 1…

Alice Harding Harding Alice Virita Harding, 76, of Pocatello, passed away, May 3, 2021 at Portneuf Medical Center. Alice was born April 14, 1945 in Mt. Pleasant, UT to Ray Simons and Irma Smith. Alice grew up in the Mt. Pleasant area and attended schools there. Alice was a resident of Aberde…

Josie Fern Scoresby Benson, age 95, passed away at home from natural causes on May 3, 2021. She was born on January 24, 1926 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Johanna Lindholm Horman and Clifford Norman Scoresby. She was their first child and the oldest of 10 children. Fern excelled in school at a yo…

Betty (Rundquist) Schneider, age 91 left us May 2,2021 while living at Canyons Retirement in Twin Falls, of natural causes. Betty was a Depression baby, born June 10, 1929 and because of this was frugal throughout her life. She grew up as a "Dam girl", lived at Holter Dam near Wolf Creek, Mo…

Frank Walter Henderson Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and su…

Captain John H. Cox, USN (Ret), 81, of Fremont passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky, OH, following a long illness with Parkinson's disease. He was born on February 15, 1940 in Fremont to the late Helen B. (Pasch) and Daniel G. Cox. Upon graduation …

Upon reading the obituary section of the news paper Colin Anderson came to the realization he had passed away peacefully May 3rd, 2021, surrounded by his family. He had been under the care of Encompass Hospice. Colin was born on November 10th, 1942, in Rexburg, ID, to Mark C. Anderson and He…

Nellie Wauneva Feudner, 91, of Idaho Falls, passed away at the age of 91, on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at The Gables of Ammon Assisted Living. Nellie was born March 26, 1930 in the county of Osborne, KS, to Joseph Hyrum Hall and Dora Belle Slason Hall. She was one of ten children. She spent her ea…

One of God's most adventurous spirits returned home on April 25, 2021, while canyoneering in Fat Man's Misery Canyon near Zion National Park in Southern Utah. Jeffrey K Bowden entered this world February 3, 1966, in El Cajon, California, to Kenneth K and Karen Joy Avery Bowden. Jeff spent hi…

Kate Willow Jean Gulbransen, 17, of Idaho Falls, returned to heaven on April 30, 2021, following a car accident in Bingham County, Idaho. As we sat to write about our precious daughter we asked ourselves, "How do you capture light and joy with paper and pen?" Kate was welcomed by her two big…

Denice Steele Nelson, 82, of Ammon, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 2, 2021, at Fairwinds Senior Living Community. She was under the care of her loving family and Alliance Home Health and Hospice. Denice was born on April 30,1939, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to J Harold Steele and Lois Edit…

Walter Franklin Jones, 87, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Life Care Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho with devoted and loving family at his side. Walter was born on April 18, 1934, in Rexburg, Idaho the son of Walter Homer Jones and Anna Laura Christensen. He grew up in Drummond, Idaho and…

Richard Timmins "Dick" Skidmore, 89, of Idaho Falls, passed away peacefully on April 30, 2021, at his home, surrounded by his loved ones. Dick was born October 13, 1931, in Logan, Utah, to Cyrus Randolph Skidmore and Helen Timmins Skidmore. He grew up and attended schools in Richmond, Utah, …

Kay Stump Stump Kay Oram Stump, of Basalt, ID, passed away peacefully at EIRMC surrounded by her family on May 2, 2021. Kay was born April 7, 1944 in Blackfoot, Idaho to Ellis Hughes Oram and Vera Clark Oram. She was the second oldest of five children. She attended schools in Blackfoot, and …

Dunn Linda Hawkes Lyon Dunn Linda Hawkes Lyon Dunn, 79, peacefully passed away from cancer on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at her home in Blackfoot under the loving care of her husband, Ralph Dunn. Linda was born on February 24, 1942, in Pocatello, Idaho, to Morgan and Iva Hawkes. She loved gro…

Ellen Joyce Jones, 91 of Rigby, Idaho passed away Thursday, April 29, 2021. Ellen was born September 18, 1929 in Driggs, Idaho, the daughter of Heber Ross Bevan and Eliza Ann Higley Bevan. She grew up in the Teton Valley and attended schools in Driggs, Idaho, graduating from Teton High Schoo…

Lynn Calvin Green, 78, of Rigby, Idaho passed away on Sunday April 18, 2021 at his home in Rigby. Lynn was born in Rigby on February 28, 1943 to Calvin and Lillie Green. Lynn graduated from Rigby High School where he loved to play basketball. Lynn spent much of his life working on the family…

Troy Shane Pettingill, 52, of Shelley, Idaho, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho, after a long struggle with kidney failure, diabetes, and other related problems. Troy was born on July 23, 1968, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Louise S…

Jason LeProwse B. LeProwse On Friday April 23, 2021, Jason LeProwse, loving husband and father of four, passed away at the age of 47 in Butte Montana. Jason was born on December 11, 1973 in Butte Montana to Walt and Susan (Kelsey) LeProwse. He was the youngest of 3 children. Jason attended g…

Sorensen Thomas Clegg Sorensen A native of Blackfoot, Thomas was born Sept. 20, 1950 the son of Murray LeMoyne Sorensen and Lona Mae Clegg Sorensen. He graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1968 where he was active in sports. Thomas enjoyed music, particularly the guitar. He was a part of …

Michael (Mike) Glen Gilstrap, 51, of Idaho Falls, passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Mike was born on December 10, 1969, to Wiley Glen Page and Sandra Dale Humphrey in Talladega, Alabama. When Mike was 3 years old, he was adopted by Donald Gilstr…

Marguerite Louise "Peggy" McManus (nee Howard), 90, formerly of Idaho Falls, ID, the only daughter of Fred and Florence Marguerite (Cox) Howard, died surrounded by her family on April 9, 2021 in Mesa, AZ. Peggy married Jerry Ray McManus on August 21, 1955 in Idaho Falls. She was predeceased …

Lawrence "Larry" Edward Howlett passed away peacefully at his home in Idaho Falls on April 19, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was under the loving care of Brio Idaho Hospice. Larry was born on January 5, 1951 in Lewiston, Idaho to Afton Ilene Nielsen and William "Scotty" Howlett. He was …

Joel Ted Johnson was born Dec. 7, 1944, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Theodore Irvin Johnson and Fern Adell Johnson on the couple's third anniversary. Though an only child, he was raised surrounded by family, his paternal grandfather having helped settle Idaho Falls when it was still known as Ea…

Charles Timothy "Tim" Hopkins of Idaho Falls passed away on April 23, 2021, of heart complications. Tim was born March 30, 1936, in Idaho Falls, the son of Zoe and Talcott Hopkins and the younger brother of Tad and Henry. He grew up on South Boulevard where he rode horses, engaged in debate,…

Ronald Glen Baker, 96, of Idaho Falls, passed away April 29, 2021, at his home. He was under the care of Symbii Hospice. Ronald was born March 21, 1925, in Ririe, Idaho, to LaFayette Baker and Lillian Irene Andersen Baker. He grew up and attended schools in Idaho Falls and graduated from Cen…

Doyle Buckland, age 76, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, died April 28,2021 at his home, surrounded by his loved ones. Doyle was born June 4, 1944 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He grew up in Rigby, Idaho and graduated from Rigby High School in 1962. He attended college at Idaho State University and married L…

Paul Leslie Hovey passed away April 23, 2021, due to causes incidental to age at the home of his son, Stephen, where he had lived during the last year of his life. He was born February 13,1925, in Logan, Cache County, Utah, to Estella Johnson Hovey and Leslie Wilfred Hovey. He was a loving h…

Russell Stanley Hoogs passed away suddenly on April 19, 2021 at EIRMC. Russ was born December 8, 1961, in Idaho Falls, to Robert and Suzanne Hoogs. He grew up in east Idaho with his three younger siblings as one of Jehovah's Witnesses. They loved spending their time camping in the mountains …

Matthew Adam Baker, 43, of Ririe passed away Sunday April 25th, 2021 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Matt was born May 11, 1977 in Rexburg, Idaho to Dennis and Rozalee Baker. He grew up in Rigby and attended schools there graduating with his class in 1995. Matt has 2…

Dance Terry Jensen Dance Terry came on air November 29, 1943 with the soundtrack Look Out World Cause Here I Come! He went off air way too soon on April 24, 2021 to the entire soundtrack of GoodBye Yellow Brick Road. He wore out his wonderful heart with all the love he gave his world and the…

Gary Lowe Richards Lowe On Saturday, April 24, 2021, Gary Richards Lowe, loving husband and father of four children, passed away at the age of 91. Gary was born on August 14, 1929 in Franklin, Idaho, to Ramona Chaste Richards Lowe and Acel Lavon Lowe. He was proud of his Mormon Pioneer herit…

Daniel Albertson, 68, of Idaho Falls, passed away April 24, 2021, at his home. He was under the care of Aspen Home Health Care. Daniel was born June 24, 1952, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Daniel Isaac Albertson and Ora Idonna Landon Albertson. He grew up and attended schools in Osgood and Idaho…

Clifton B Rhodehouse, 86, of Menan, peacefully passed away April 22, 2021, at his home. Clifton was born January 9, 1935, in Rexburg, Idaho, to Edward Cliff Rhodehouse and Elnora Gardner Rhodehouse, the youngest of seven children. He spent his early years in St. Anthony and when five, moved …

James Crawford Howard, 87, of Idaho Falls, passed away April 23, 2021, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Jim was born August 28, 1933, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Fred Donald Howard and Florence Marguerite Cox Howard. He grew up and attended schools in Idaho Falls and graduated from Id…

Marvin Wayne McGary, 94, a long-time resident of Ammon, passed away April 24, 2021, in Kaysville, Utah at the residence of his daughter. Marvin was born November 14, 1926, in Jameston, Idaho to Job William McGary and Ireta Hess McGary. He was the 3rd of eight children: Glendora, Garth, Marvi…

Joseph L Albert (Joe), 95, passed away April 25, 2021, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. He was under the care of Brio Idaho Hospice. Joe was born August 10, 1925, in Vail, Iowa, to Rhoda and Lester Albert. He moved with his parents, sisters, Doris and Dorothy, and brother, Richard t…

Russell Stanley Hoogs passed away suddenly on April 19, 2021 at EIRMC. Russ was born December 8, 1961, in Idaho Falls, to Robert and Suzanne Hoogs. He grew up in east Idaho with his three younger siblings as one of Jehovah's Witnesses. They loved spending their time camping in the mountains …

Keith Blair Parker, of Parker, Idaho passed away at age 57, on April 23, 2021. Keith was born January 13, 1964. He grew up on his family's farm in Parker, Idaho. He was the second of five children born to Blair and Charlotte Tucker Parker. He was named after his uncle, Keith Tucker. He gradu…

Alma Jean Steinman, 89, of Ashton died April 24, 2021 at the Ashton Living Center of natural causes. She was born April 18, 1932 in St. Anthony, Idaho to Wallace and Delpha Roseborough. She was raised and attended school in St. Anthony where she was a good student and enjoyed swimming in the…

Richard Eugene Thatcher, 95, of Idaho Falls, passed away April 19, 2021 at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Pocatello. Richard Eugene Thatcher was called Dicky Gene as a boy in Oklahoma and Dick as an adult. Dick was born August 17, 1925 in Perry, Oklahoma, son of Lawrence Judson Thatcher an…

Denny Jim Elmer, 71, of Firth, passed away Monday, April 19, 2021 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Denny was born November 3, 1949 in Ogden, Utah to James William Elmer and Ada Lucille Zabriskie. Denny grew up in Ogden and attended schools there. Their family moved to…

Denny Elmer Elmer Denny Jim Elmer, 71, of Firth, passed away, Monday, April 19, 2021 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. Denny was born November 3, 1949 in Ogden, Utah to James William Elmer and Ada Lucille Zabriskie. Denny grew up in Ogden and attended schools there. Th…

Franklin D "Bud" Adamson 87, died Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born January 30, 1934 in Ririe, ID; he was the tenth, and youngest child of Ella Poole Adamson and William Lewis Adamson. He grew up in Ririe and attended Ririe Grade School and graduated from …

Charles A. "Tommy" Thompson, 97, of Idaho Falls, passed away April 22, 2021, at Lincoln Court Retirement Community Center. He was under the care of One Source Home Health and Hospice. Tommy was born on January 16, 1924, in Taft, California, to Robert Hamilton Thompson and Ura Joyce La Force.…

Dr. Delsa Diane Hatch died 17 April 2021 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, 11 September 1938, the oldest of six children to Harvey Allen and Delsa Vivian Crowley Hatch. Her siblings include Harvey Ray (Sharon), Kathleen (Robert) Fotheringham, James Michael, Julia A…

Our dear husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend, Max S. Palmer passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at his home outside of Sugar City, Idaho on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Max had Parkinson's Disease, which he battled for 7 years. Max was born May 31, 1937 in Pre…

Charles Kahl, age 83, Fort Collins, CO. Charles was married to Julianne Matthews, St. Anthony, ID, for 61 years. Charles is survived by three daughters, Shelby, Charla and Bonnie, his sister in law Stacy and her husband Thomas Watson of Idaho Falls, and three grandchildren. Memorial arrangem…

Charles (Chuck) Rosenwinkel was born August 4, 1951 in Fairmont MN, the son of Myron and Nita Rosenwinkel. In 1957 he moved with his family to Idaho Falls. Chuck graduated in 1969 with the first graduating class of the then new Skyline High School. After high school, he served his country fo…

Betty Marie Steffler, 77, of Idaho Falls, passed away April 20, 2021, at Life Care Center of Idaho Falls. Betty was born August 30, 1943, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Roy Carl Albin Torngren and Norma Croft Torngren. She grew up and attended schools in Iona and graduated from Bonneville High Sc…

Jeffery William Prax, 65, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Idaho Falls, Idaho, on April 18, 2021. Jeff was born on August 7, 1955 in Rush City, Minnesota, to Peter and Evelyn Splittgerber Prax, the youngest of eight children. He graduated from Pine City, Minnesota High School in 1974.…

Gomez Pedro Diaz Gomez It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of Pedro Gomez Diaz, 70, of Blackfoot, Idaho, who passed away unexpectedly in his home on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. He was born on October 29, 1950 in Ejido Las Cuevas, Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, to Ramon Gomez Villanueva o…

Jensen Lenore Jensen Lenore Elsie Wallace Jensen passed away peacefully on April 17, 2021 at The Willows in Blackfoot where she's been receiving care for several years. Lenore was born on March 3, 1924 in Anaconda, Montana: she was the oldest of nine children and lived in the Blackfoot area,…

Juliette Anderson, known affectionately as "Julie," was born in Sacramento, California, on February 21, 1945, the second of three children from Josephine ("Jo") Dreiss Newton Anderson from Cameron, Texas, and William ("Bill") Herbert Barclay Anderson from Greeley, Colorado. At an early age, …

Colette Oakey Jorgensen, 65, of Idaho Falls, passed away April 16, 2021, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. She was born on January 16, 1956, in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Gary and Floriene Oakey. Colette grew up in Idaho Falls and graduated from Skyline High School in 1974.…

Lisa Michelle Okopny, 59, passed away in her home on Friday, April 16, 2021. Lisa Michelle Okopny was born January 27, 1962, to Betty Perkins Neville in Idaho Falls. She grew up in Idaho Falls with her sister Trina. Lisa and Trina formed a special bond with each other through spending time a…

LaRue Schwendiman Swensen, 93, of Ammon, passed away April 16, 2021, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. LaRue was born April 19, 1927, in Sugar City, Idaho, to Christian Schwendiman and Ada Estella Shepard Schwendiman. She was raised and attended schools in Sugar City and graduated fr…

Randy Boyd Jensen, "The Baker Man," 70, of Ammon, passed away April 18, 2021, at his home. Randy was born September 15, 1950, in Blackfoot, Idaho, to Boyd Victor Jensen and Lillie Mae Farnsworth Hatley. Randy was blessed with a brother, Ricky, and two sisters, Laurie and LeAnn. He loved his …

Bruce Richard Nichols, 77, of Idaho Falls, Idaho passed away on April 16, 2021 at EIRMC with his wife and daughter by his side. Bruce was born on August 7, 1943 in Burley, Idaho to Harry Leonitias and Edith Lorraine (Bartlett) Nichols. He was the youngest of four children. Edith and the chil…

On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Carl Woodruff, loving husband, and father, passed away at the age of 67 in St. George, Utah. He was born on June 16, 1953, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Cal and Betty. Carl had an adventurous childhood. He lived in different states across the United States. He s…

Richard Ruland Hatton, 89, peacefully passed away April 15, 2021, surrounded by family at his home in Ucon, Idaho. Richard was born in the afternoon of July 3, 1931 to Eva Haroldsen and Ruland Thomas Hatton. Richard was the oldest and only son of four children. He spent many hours on the fam…

Vonda Christensen Hinckley, 83, of Idaho Falls, passed away April 16, 2021, at her home. She was under the care of Encompass Hospice. Vonda was born September 15, 1937, in Smithfield, Utah, to Ralph Oswald Christensen and Hannah Cole Christensen. She grew up and attended schools in Idaho Fal…

Chuck Dawley passed away at home on April 5, 2021, after a long illness. He was born April 13, 1940 in Rupert Idaho. Chuck is survived by his four children - Michelle (Andy) Drexler, Battle Ground WA; Monica (Mike) Cassidy, Stevensville MT; Marcy Dawley, Idaho Falls ID; Michael Dawley, Boise…

Services will take place Salmon, ID on Monday the 19th at 11 AM at the Church of Latter Day Saints Stake Center, 400 S Daisy Street. Mirl 1/12/1933 - 4/11/2021Wynn "Coach" Stokes

Brian "Todd" Lamb, 51, of Idaho Falls passed away April 9, 2021. Todd was born to Sandra and Junior Lamb June 1, 1969 in Idaho Falls where he spent all of his life. He was the fifth of five boys. He is a Skyline High School graduate. Todd served in the U.S. Navy during Desert Storm as a weld…

Delma Irene Seeley White, 87, of Ashton, died April 16, 2021, in Malad, Idaho of natural causes. She was born May 22, 1933, in Ashton, to Mildred Irene Garver and Hyrum Wightman Seeley. She was raised in Ashton and graduated from North Fremont High School as Salutatorian. She then moved to T…

BonAdell Comish Skidmore passed away peacefully in her home Wednesday April 14, 2021, in Ammon, Idaho. BonAdell was born on November 1, 1932, to Alden Peter Comish and Garnet Smith Comish. She grew up in Cove, Utah, and graduated from North Cache High School where she was Homecoming Queen wi…

Norma Jean Smith, 79, of Idaho Falls, passed away April 14, 2021, at her home. She was under the care of her loving family. Jean was born June 1, 1941, in Guilford County, North Carolina, to Woodrow Wilson "Bill" Smith and Ila Mae Farrington Smith. She grew up and attended schools in North C…

Janice Elizabeth Monson, 81, of Idaho Falls, passed away April 13, 2021. Jan was born July 15, 1939, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Thomas Henry Foley and Ronella Jensen Foley. She grew up and attended schools in St. Anthony and graduated from South Fremont High School. She later attended the Uni…

Agnete Clara Margaret Blakeman, 89, passed away April 12, 2021, in Ammon, Idaho. Anita was born to Kai and Julia Wulff on December 15, 1931, in Rumford, Maine. She has four children, Sharon (Rick), Stephen (Stephanie), David (Lisa) and Julia (Mike). She has many grandchildren and great grand…

Billie "Bill" Miller, Jr., 95, passed away April 14, 2021. He was born March 23, 1926 in Freedom, Wyoming to Mary Avella Hill and Aaron Parley "Bill" Miller. He went through the 6th grade in Glenn, Idaho in a one room schoolhouse. He attended 7th and 8th grades in Freedom, Wyoming and High S…

Crumley Harold Edward Crumley Harold Edward Crumley, 80, of Blackfoot, passed away April 9, 2021, at Portneuf Medical Center. Harold was born January 15, 1941, in Chicago, Illinois, to Harold Samuel Crumley and Augusta DeSpiegler Crumley. Harold grew up attending schools in multiple states. …

Gardner Ronald Blake Gardner Ronald Blake Gardner, 65, of Blackfoot, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Bingham Memorial Hospital. Blake was born December 2, 1955 in Logan, Utah to Ronald Johnson Gardner and Arlene Ellen Hale Gardner. The Gardner family moved back to Blackfoot when Bla…

Bishop Kathy Lynn Bishop Kathy Lynn Tanner Bishop, 61, of Blackfoot, passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Bingham Memorial Hospital. It's interesting that she was born in this hospital and passed away there. Kathy was born February 22, 1960 to David E. Tanner and Betty L. Fife Tanner in B…

Eugene (Gene) Stocks Bennett of Rigby, Idaho passed away April 8, 2021 in his home from a fall. Gene was born October 8, 1945 in the Preston, Idaho Hospital to Barbara Stocks and Floyd Alton Bennett. He went to elementary school in Winder and later graduated from Preston High School. He join…

Arlen "Art" Glen Greenwell, 86, of St. Anthony, passed away peacefully on April 10, 2021. He was born February 22, 1935, in West Weber, Utah, to Glen and Jeanette Shaw Greenwell. He spent most of his early years in North Ogden, Utah. After high school, Art served a mission for the Church of …

Fontella Bitton Spelts was born March 18, 1921, in Menan, Idaho. Fontella was the second child of Don Carlos Bitton and Elda Gertrude Harmon. She celebrated her 100th birthday on March 18, 2021. Just 21 days later on April 7, 2021, in South Jordan, UT, she returned home to her heavenly fathe…