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Archive - May 11, 2011

Penny Maye Gentillon, 35

May 11, 2011

REXBURG — Penny Maye Wheeler Blacker Gentillon, 35, of Pingree passed Monday, May 9, 2011, at the Madison Memorial Hospital following a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Jan. 16, 1976, in Idaho Falls to Norman LaMar and Julia Diane Ricks Wheeler. Penny attended Hillview, Ammon Elementary and graduated from Hillcrest High School. She received her Medical Assistant’s Certificate from EITC in Idaho Falls.
On Nov. 28, 2008, she married Clinton Gentillon in Firth. They made their home in Pingree; she has resided in the Blackfoot area the past nine and a half years.

Nelda B. Francis

May 11, 2011

PRESTON — Nelda Bradley Francis, 87, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at the Franklin County Transitional Care Center in Preston. A full obituary will appear in a future edition of the paper. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Webb Funeral Home in Preston. 

Reta Maxine Andrus, 75

May 11, 2011

Reta Maxine Andrus, 75, passed away on May 10, 2011, at her home in Blackfoot after an extended illness. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot. Family will meet with friends and relatives from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 16, 2011, and for one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will follow services at the Groveland Cemetery.

Kenneth Dixey, 80

May 11, 2011

POCATELLO — Kenneth “Woosie” Dixey, 80 of Blackfoot passed on May 9, 2011, at Portneuf Rehabilitation Center in Pocatello with his family next to him at his bedside after complication from sudden illness.  
Kenneth was born on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation Aug. 3, 1930, to Lawrence Dixey and Mae Pocatello. He was raised just outside of the Blackfoot city limits most of his life. He attended school  in Blackfoot up until the eighth grade. 

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