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August 17th

Calvin Theodore Jarmin, 87

August 17, 2011

Calvin Theodore Jarmin, 87, of Riverside passed away Aug. 16, 2011, at his home.
Calvin was born June 24, 1924 in Grandy, Neb., to Herbert William Jarmin and Emma Blanche Moore.
On Aug. 28, 1945 Calvin married Una Hitchcock in Pocatello. Their marriage was later solemnized on May 20, 1960, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
Calvin was the owner of a trucking company, farmer, rancher irrigation pipe mover and fence builder extraordinaire.
He was a very hard worker, devoted husband and father, and a loving grandfather.

Agnes E. Larkin, 88

August 17, 2011

Agnes E. Larkin, 88, of Fort Hall passed away Monday, Aug. 15, 2011, at
her residence surrounded by her loved ones.

Rosa Gilbert Rindlisbaker, 95

August 17, 2011

Rosa Gilbert Rindlisbaker, 95, of Blackfoot, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at Bingham Memorial Hospital and Extended Care in Blackfoot.
She was born Oct. 11, 1915, in Whitney to James Harris Gilbert and Jennie Swainston Gilbert. She was raised and attended schools in Bancroft, graduating from Bancroft High School.
On Nov. 9, 1934, she married Fredrick Christian Rindlisbaker in Logan, Utah; their marriage was solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple on Nov. 10, 1942. She worked along with her husband on the family farm in Hatch where they raised their family.

August 15th

Martha Ann Jenkins Burton, 76

August 15, 2011

Martha Ann Jenkins Burton, 76, of Blackfoot, passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, at the Idaho Falls Care and Rehab Center.
She was born in Pocatello on Aug. 30, 1934, to Edward Ross and Minnie Hansen Jenkins.
Martha was raised and attended school in Aberdeen, graduating from Aberdeen High School in 1952.  Following graduation she attended the College of Idaho and Yakima Business College.  She lived and worked for a time in Seattle, Wash. 

August 10th

John Paul Orr, 65

August 10, 2011

John Paul Orr, 65, of Firth passed away Aug. 6, 2011, at his home after fighting melanoma for 15 years.
Memorial Services will be held at noon Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, at Calvary Chapel, 4250 South 25th East, Idaho Falls, with Crockett Stearns officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 South Ammon Road.

Joan Phyllis Becker, 81

August 10, 2011

Joan Phyllis Becker, 81, of San Jose, Calif., a former Firth resident, passed away Aug. 6, 2011 in San Jose.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, at Nalder Funeral Home (110 West Oak) in Shelley. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 12:30-1:45 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Riverview Cemetery.
Condolences can be sent to the family at

August 9th

Lois Tyler Navo, 96

August 9, 2011

Lois Tyler Navo, 96, a matriarch of the Lemhi Shoshone-Bannock people passed away peacefully on July 6, 2011, at her home.
She was born to John Tyler Jr. (Lemhi sub-chief) and Mary Bearhat Tyler on the Fort Hall Bottoms of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation on Jan. 1, 1917.

William 'Bill' Franklyn Lewis, 73

August 9, 2011

In loving memory of our Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Friend and the most giving man on earth, William "Bill" Franklyn Lewis.
Bill, 73, of Blackfoot passed away on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011,  after a short fight with Multiple System Atrophy (Parkinson Plus) at the Gables in Pocatello surrounded by his family. 
He was born on Aug. 12, 1937, in Bridgeport, Conn., to Floyd Uriah Lewis and Helen Amelia Braerman.

August 8th

Sylvia Waddoups Allen, 87

August 8, 2011

Sylvia Waddoups Allen, 87, of Idaho Falls, passed away Aug. 2, 2011, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center of congenital heart failure.
Sylvia was born Jan. 8, 1924, in Paulto Edmond Earl Waddoups and Minerva Ireta Skinner Waddoups.
Sylvia married George Allen Aug. 31, 1943, in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Their marriage was solemnized on Jan. 17, 1946, in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. They made their home in Blackfoot, where she worked as a griddle cook at the INEL.

William “Bill” Franklyn Lewis, 73

August 8, 2011

William “Bill” Franklyn Lewis, 73, of Blackfoot, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at The Gables assisted living center in Pocatello.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

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