June 29th, 2011
OGDEN, Utah â Our father, Lawrence Eugene Taylor, started his last journey on June 26, 2011, in Ogden, Utah, at age 84. His life journey started on the Nez Perce Indian reservation in Lapwai, Idaho, on March 8, 1927.
BLACKFOOT â C.J. Campbell has logged plenty of miles since graduating from Blackfoot High School in 1998.
And, in his new position as head assistant wrestling coach at Jamestown College in North Dakota, he will likely log plenty more.
While visiting family last week, Campbell has also been recruiting.
"Idaho, Utah and Wyoming have strong wrestling traditions and we'd like to tap into that resource," Campbell said on Wednesday. "We have academic and athletic scholarships for any local wrestlers who may be interested in furthering their educations."
The Morning News â Leslie Mielke
Listening attentively is the crew who took the Super Sitter class at the Bingham County extension office Tuesday. From left are Hannah Mangum, Citlali Saldana, Abbey Crandall, Brinn Crandall, Paige Anderson, Emma Stohl, Shakayla Morgan and Mark Crandall.
BLACKFOOT âÂ Learning how to take care of children was the object of the Super Sitter Seminar at the Bingham County extension office Tuesday.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska â Doris England, 76, passed away quietly on June 8, 2011, at her daughter's home in North Pole, Alaska after a brief battle with cancer.
There was a funeral service on June 24.
Doris was born on Nov. 8, 1934, in Blackfoot, Idaho, to Glen and Naomi Taylor, the second of six children. She married William John England in 1954 in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. They were married up until his death in January of this year. Now they are together forever as is their belief.
A graveside service for Irene Clair Bell, 88, is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, in the Cache-Clawson Cemetery in Tetonia. Bell died Dec. 2, 2010, in Oldtown, Idaho.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Vilas Bell, and her parents, Frances Ezra Weeks and Jane Weeks.
Her eight children survive her.
Alta Bernice Green Steffler, 88, of Idaho Falls, died May 30, 2011, at Hebgen Lake, Mont.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2011 at Coltrin Mortuary, 2100 First St. Idaho Falls, with Bishop Steve Murphy officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the mortuary. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the charity of your choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.coltrinmortuary.
On June 23, 2011, we lost the most amazing, strong, loving, surprising, funny, smart, creative, thoughtful and nurturing woman we have ever known.Â She touched thousands of lives with her sincere charm, understanding, empathy and generosity.
Many books have been written to teach what she intuitively knew and lived, with excellence and determination.Â We are devastated, but we were blessed to have had her in our lives.Â Cherished by her husband, children, family and friends, Ruth Anne Leach lives on in our hearts though her body is no more.Â We will love and miss her until we join her.
Dell Edwin BadHawk Sr., 77, returned to the Creator on Friday, June 24, 2011, with family by his side at The Portneuf Rehab Center in Pocatello due to health complications.
Dell Edwin BadHawk Sr. was born on Jan. 11, 1934, in Poplar, Mont., to Katie Looking and Jacob BadHawk Sr. He is a member of The Fort Peck Assiniboine-Sioux Tribes. He was the eldest of 12 siblings.
As a young man he worked as a laborer in the agricultural industry.
He joined the United States Marine Corps in his teens. During the Korean Conflict, he served as a sergeant in 1951.
THOMAS â Four Snake River soccer players will spend the month of July in Europe.
Michael Smith, Andy Garcia, Adam Ortiz and Cooper Peterson have earned positions on the United Soccer Club. They will play "friendlies" through Italy and then compete in tournaments in Sweden and Denmark.
The United Soccer Club is organized just for this [European] trip, said United coach Chris Renaldo.
All four have played together since they were in grade school. They are on the Snake River High School soccer team as well the Black Snakes Elite team in Blackfoot.
SHELLEY â Healthy eating was front and center Saturday at The Ribbon Retreat in Shelley.
Barbara Moultonâs cookbook, âJust for the Health of It!â debuted. Moulton is from Shelley and is a registered dietitian and diabetes educator with Rocky Mountain Diabetes.
âWhen someone is diagnosed with diabetes, one of his or her first questions is, âWhat can I eat?ââ Moulton said. âThis book uses real food found in everyoneâs kitchen to help answer that question.â
âIâve always enjoyed cooking and changing recipes to make them healthier,â she said.