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Top 20 stories of 2012 — #5

December 27, 2012

#5 BHS hazing lawsuits

BLACKFOOT – Four defendants in the Blackfoot hazing cases filed complaints at the beginning of December in district and federal courts.

Aileen Y. Uriona

December 27, 2012

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah – Aileen Young Uriona, 83, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 with her family by her side.
Aileen was born in Pocatello on June 18, 1929, a daughter of Terry William and Afton Vermina Jensen Young. She graduated from Firth High School.
Aileen married her sweetheart, Joseph Boyd Uriona, on Jan. 24, 1947.
She enjoyed doing genealogy especially family history of the Basque culture.  Aileen worked in the accounting industry for 47 years.  She enjoyed spending summers in Island Park with her family.

Darwin Peter Madsen “Pete”

December 27, 2012

Darwin Peter Madsen, 86, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012 at his home in Bountiful, Utah.
He was born August 30, 1926 in Blackfoot, Idaho the son of Peter R. and Martha C. Petersen Madsen.  Married Helen Merkley, June 17, 1950.
Pete served in the US Navy during WW II.  He was a pipefitter/welder in the construction business and was a member of local 648 of the United Association of Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry, he was also a member of the American Legion Post 23; Elks BPOE Lodge 1416.

Ann Lucille Jones, 80

December 27, 2012

Ann Lucille Jones, 80, of Groveland, passed away Monday, December 24, 2012 at her home.
            Lucille was born December 15, 1932 in Preston, Idaho, to Gale Cyrus and Annorah Taylor Andreasen.  When she was young she lived in Nevada, Idaho and Utah, due to the construction work of her father.
            Following graduation from high school she married John E. Jones on June 26, 1948 in Hailey, Idaho.  After their marriage they made their home in Utah and then moved to Blackfoot.
John preceded her in death on January 31, 1997.

BHS students helping grant girl's wish

December 27, 2012

BLACKFOOT — Blackfoot High School (BHS) INTERACT Service Club students will be selling Bronco Spirit T-Shirts to raise money for a very special cause. Interact is a Rotary sponsored service club for youth and has recently partnered with the national Make-A-Wish Foundation to make a local four year old girl's wish come true. Make-A-Wish is the largest wish granting organization in the world, granting wishes to children with life threatening medical conditions.

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