Archive - Sep 11, 2012
Jose R. Olmos, 76, of Firth, passed away Monday, September 3, 2012 at the Bingham County Skilled Nursing and Rehab in Blackfoot.
He was born July 15, 1936 in Aguas Calientes, Zacatecas, Mexico to Juan Olmos and Nicolasa Ibarra.
Jose was raised in Mexico and then moved to Blackfoot in 1971 with his family.Â He eventually moved to Firth where he was living at the time of his death.
On August 13, 1976, he married Acension Hernandez in Rigby, Idaho.Â She preceded him in death on December 10, 2000.
He was a member of the Catholic Church.
Darrell J. Leavitt, 86
When they lay me down to rest â€¨Put my spurs and rope upon my chest â€¨Get my friends to carry me â€¨and then go turn my horses free.
Darrell J. Leavitt, 86, passed away peacefully Sept. 8, 2012 in Blackfoot surrounded by family.Â Â
Darrell was born June 10, 1926 to George and Lillie Lowe Leavitt in Moreland.Â His family moved to a ranch on the Barton Flat above Mackay when he was four years old.Â Darrell graduated from Mackay High School in 1944 and spent most of the rest of his life in the ranching business.