Archive - 2013
Helen Guthrie, 80, of Blackfoot passed away March 15, 2013 at The Willows in Blackfoot.
She was born July 31, 1932 in Quick, West Virginia, the daughter of Hubert Fredrick Hoffman and Thelma Myers.
She lived in Charleston, W.Va.; San Francisco, Calif.; Burbank, Ohio and moved to Blackfoot in 2004.
Helen worked for Charleston General Hospital, KDSS Senior Center and the Central Parking System, all in Charleston, W.Va.
She enjoyed playing Bingo and reading.
Robert Ray Jones, 73, of Blackfoot passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Bingham Memorial Extended Care Facility.
He was born March 29, 1939 in Blackfoot to Simion Dlawn Jones and Leda Hughs Jones.
He lived his lifetime in Blackfoot and received his education there.Â He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Robert worked for various farms in the area and then worked for the City of Blackfoot street department and animal control.
He enjoyed traveling with his brothers on day trips and camping.
Estelle Louise Nelson, 38, of Shelley passed away March 15, 2013 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
Jayna Kaye Wareing, 51, of Firth passed away March 17, 2013 at her home after a long courageous fight with cancer.
She was born Jan. 9, 1962 in Heber City, Utah to Ray Logan and Joan Tater Settles.Â Her parents were later divorced and her mom married Erman Duane Martindale, who became her second dad.Â Jayna was raised and attended schools in Shelley, graduating from Shelley High School.
On Feb. 21, 1981 she married Wayne Wareing in Blackfoot.Â Together they made their home in Firth.
OGDEN, Utah â€” Darwin Eric Richard Dayton, 36, of Ogden died at his home, on March 10, 2013.
Vera Mae Neves Lass, 92, a long-time Blackfoot resident, passed away peacefully at her daughterâ€™s home in Weston, Wisc., on March 15, 2013.Â At the time of her death, Vera had lived with her daughter for five months in Wisconsin.Â
Vera was born 92 years ago to Richard Carl Neves and Samantha Johnson Neves in Burlington, Wyo., on April 22, 1920.Â Â With her quickness in school, Vera skipped two grades and began college at Brigham Young University at the age of 16.Â Â Just a few years later, she was teaching in a one-room country school.Â
The student body at Firth High School (FHS) spent their morning exploring their possible career interests.
Quinn Alvey arranged the career fair for his senior project.
To begin, Alvey surveyed the 225-member student body, asking them to identify their top 15 interests for a career. After tabulating those results, Alvey then asked each student to narrow their choices to six.
Monday, each student attended six 25-minute session outlining his/her career picks.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical, "Oklahoma!" will be performed at 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday and Friday at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center, 870 S. Fisher.
The cast and crew are all Blackfoot High School students. Besides performing, the students helped to build the sets. The singers and performers are backed by a live pit orchestra made up of BHS musicians. The student BHS tech staff also light the stage and magnify the voices.
Staff and crew have been working on this musical for about eight weeks.
Family and friends will come from near and far to help Annzi Rossi celebrate her 100th birthday on next Sunday, March 24.
Anzzi, whose full name is Annunziata, was born March 25, 1913, in Segunde, Colo., to Italian immigrants Giovanni and Giovanna Rossi.
Among those who will celebrate with her at St. John's Catholic Church from 1-4 p.m. are two family members from Italy and five from eastern Canada. Friends from a lifetime of work in and around her Pingree home are also welceome.
In a narrative that begins in Blackfoot with references to Riverton Road, Bingham Memorial Hospital, the Idaho Potato Museum and other local landmarks, Jesse Elison offers a "a fun but brutal new and unique insight into the Mormon faith" in his compelling first book: "My Best Mormon Life."