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June 20th

Eva E. Cunningham, 89

June 20, 2011

Eva E. Cunningham, 89, Blackfoot resident, died Friday, June 17, 2011, at her home from causes due to cancer.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2011, at Hawker Funeral Home. The family will meet with friends on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and an hour prior to services on Saturday. Interment will be in the Riverside Thomas Cemetery.

Barbara J. Manzanarez, 78

June 20, 2011

Barbara J. Manzanarez, 78, of Blackfoot, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

Antonio Longoria, 62

June 20, 2011

Antonio Longoria, 62, of Blackfoot, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at his home in Blackfoot.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

June 15th

Pedro Pelayo, Jr. 23

June 15, 2011

Pedro Pelayo, Jr. 23, of Blackfoot passed away at his home, Monday, June 13, 2011.
He was born June 12, 1988 in Blackfoot, Idaho to Pedro Pelayo, Sr. and Bertha Alicia Moreno.
Pedro attended Blackfoot Schools and graduated from Blackfoot High School in 2006. He participated all four high school years on the soccer team.
On October 28, 2006, he married Angela Patricia Luna in Blackfoot, Idaho.
He joined the Marines and served from 2006-2008.
He was a parishioner of the Catholic Church.

June 14th

Edith LaVerne Rainey Hall, 87

June 14, 2011

Edith LaVerne Rainey Hall, 87, of Blackfoot, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2011, at Bingham Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Blackfoot.
Edith was born Sept. 1, 1923 in Annis, Idaho, to Roy Sylvanus Rainey and Ida Sophia DeRoche Rainey. At the age of 6 her family moved to the Teton Basin homestead of Cummer and Martha Leanora Hall. The Halls then moved to the Rainey’s property in Annis and later became Edith’s in-laws.

June 13th

Lorraine O. Mecham, 84

June 13, 2011

POCATELLO – Lorraine O. Mecham, 84, a lifelong resident of Pocatello, passed away on June 7, 2011, at Portneuf Medical Center after suffering a short illness.
Lorraine was born on March 22, 1927, to Albert Barnard and Elizabeth Herbst Olson in Groveland. She attended school first through eighth grades at Groveland and then graduated from Blackfoot High School.
After graduation, she and Marge Denney went to Pocatello and landed jobs from Mountain Bell, later being transferred back to Blackfoot.

Polly (Lankford) Heaney, 87

June 13, 2011

Polly (Lankford) Heaney, 87, a long-time resident of Aberdeen, passed away on June 7, 2011.
She was born March 29, 1924 to William and Mariah (Whitaker) Lankford in Somerset, Kent. Three months before Polly was born, a tornado demolished their home. The family lived with relatives until they relocated to Indianapolis, Ind., where her father helped build the “Brickyard,” home of the Indy 500.
After 3 ½ years they moved to Fort Collins, Colo., where Polly attended a one-room schoolhouse for a year.

Jean V. Berry, 92

June 13, 2011

July 25, 1918 – June 7, 2011
Jean Mary VanSice was born in Helena, Mont. She attended Helena High School, then Montana State University in Bozeman, graduating in 1939.
She married Eugene F. Berry, also of Helena, in 1940. They had six children, spending 28 years in Blackfoot.
Jean was active at various times in League of Women Voters, PEO, Eastern Star, and was a member of DAR. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Following her husband’s death in 1990, she lived in Boise; Coeur d ‘Alene; and Oregon City, Ore. She died at age 92.

June 10th

Polly Heaney, 87

June 10, 2011

Polly Heaney, age 87, A Long time resident of Aberdeen, passed away on June 7, 2011 at Spring Creek Independent Living in Boise.
A celebration of her life will be held June 25th at her home. A full obituary will follow.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.maws72@gmail.com.

Lorraine O. Mecham, 84

June 10, 2011

POCATELLO — Lorraine O. Mecham, 84, passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning, June 7, 2011 at a local hospital. 
Please note: Lorraine’s funeral will take place next week at 11 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2011 at the Holman Ward LDS Chapel, 4890 Whitaker Road, Chubbuck.
A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, June 16, 2011 at Wilks Funeral Home, 211 W. Chubbuck Rd., and also one hour prior to the services at the church on Friday.
Burial will follow the services at the Restlawn Memorial Gardens. 
A full obituary will appear in a future edition of the Morning News.

 

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