Archive - May 25, 2012
Marvin âMarvâ Ward Dayley, 89, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2012 in Blackfoot.Â
He was born on March 5, 1923 in Jamieson, Ore., to Ward and Teresa Dayley and moved to Eastern Idaho with his family when he was two years old.
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BLACKFOOTâFire investigators have determined that the cause of a house fire North of Groveland (416 W. 280 N) on Tuesday afternoon was from a cigarette left on the deck.
"This is very unfortunate," said Blackfoot Fire Chief Kevin Gray. "Due to the high winds that day (gusts up to 50 mph) and the lightweight construction of the house it was a difficult fire to put out."
Alex Diaz, 81, of Blackfoot passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012 at Bingham
He was born Oct. 14, 1930, to Manuel and Magdalena Vargas Diaz, the fifth child of seven.
He attended Tyhee School until the eighth grade.Â At the young age of 15, he enlisted into the United States Marine Corps.Â When he was 18, he was deployed to Korea, which after only two months he was wounded.Â For this he was awarded a Purple Heart.Â During his stay in the hospital recuperating from his wound, he met Barbara Ann Rodarme in 1951.Â