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September 22nd

Jacob Carsten Colbo, 18

September 22, 2011

Jacob Carsten Colbo, 18, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
He was born Sept. 30, 1992 in Spokane, Wash., to Michael and Linda Lou Young Colbo. He attended elementary school in Blackfoot and high school at Crescent Valley High School in Corvallis, Ore.
During his lifetime he has lived in Hood River and Corvallis, Ore., and Blackfoot.
Jacob was currently working at Basic American Food.

Marie K. Spraker (Dec. 30, 1914 - Sept. 17, 2011)

September 22, 2011

Marie K. Spraker, 96, passed away in Sandpoint on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011.
Funeral services will be announced later.
Marie was born on Dec. 30, 1914 in Mountain Home, the daughter of Bill and Esther Caldwell. She was the oldest of four children and was a funloving Irish lass who loved to dance.
On February 15, 1937 she married Bill Spraker in Blackfoot. For many years she worked with her sisterat the Atomic Energy Site near Idaho Falls. She and Bill owned a small farm at Blackfoot where they raised purebred Charolais cattle.

Norma Robertson Howell, 88

September 22, 2011

Norma Robertson Howell, 88, a lifelong resident of Blackfoot, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011.
Norma was born March 27, 1923, to C. Clifford and Gwyn Williams Robertson. She lived her entire life on or near South Shilling Avenue. She graduated from Blackfoot schools and attended ISC (ISU). She spent many happy days in her youth helping on the family farm and small dairy, delivering milk to the porches of neighbors and customers.

Randy Rodriguez, Jr., infant

September 22, 2011

Randy Rodriguez, Jr., 3-day-old infant son of Analicia Contreras and Randy Rodriguez Sr., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Bingham Memorial Hospital.
Randy was born Sept. 17, 2011, in Blackfoot.
Though his days were short on this earth, he was loved and left a lasting imprint on the hearts of his family.

September 21st

Paul Raymond Berggren, 77

September 21, 2011

Paul Raymond Berggren, 77, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls. 
Paul was born Dec. 25, 1933, in Blackfoot to Robert Berggren and Myrtle Sunquist Berggren. He attended Lavaside Grade School and graduated from Firth High School in 1951.
On Sept. 17, 1957 Paul married Patricia McNutt. Together they had two children, Robert and Carol. Patricia preceded him in death on Nov. 14, 1997. On Aug. 14, 1999, he married Francisca Barbosa in Twin Falls. 
Paul was a member of the Firth Tabernacle Assembly of God Church in Firth. 

Cathy Ellen (Nii) Warren, 58

September 21, 2011

On Sept. 18, 2011, Cathy Ellen (Nii) Warren, of Boise, began her journey to Heaven after a brief but furious battle with gall bladder cancer.
Cathy was born on May 16, 1953 in Idaho Falls to Tsuneo and Amy Nii, the first of six children. She was raised on her family’s farm near Pingree and graduated from Snake River High School in 1971. She completed her formal education by earning an Associate Degree from Ricks College in Rexburg.

Clint J. Mecham, 23

September 21, 2011

Clint J. Mecham, 23, of Pingree passed away Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, in Arbon Valley from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Clint was born Aug.8,1988 in Blackfoot to Dayle N. and Kathleen Amy Hanson Mecham.  He spent his lifetime in Pingree, other than a couple years when he attended college at Idaho State University in Pocatello. He attended grade school in Pingree and Rockford and graduated from Snake River High School in 2006.  He had been studying Geology at ISU.

Randy Rodriguez Jr., infant

September 21, 2011

Randy Rodriguez Jr., 3-day-old infant son of Randy Rodriguez and Analicia Contrearas, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Bingham Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.

September 20th

Clint J. Mecham, 23

September 20, 2011

Clint J. Mecham, 23, of Pingree passed away Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, in Arbon Valley from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at the Pingree LDS Church.
Family will meet with friends and relatives from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Ave. in Blackfoot and for one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will follow at the Riverside-Thomas Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

Herman ‘Quin’ Quintero Jr., 60

September 20, 2011

Herman “Quin” Quintero Jr., 60 of Blackfoot, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.
He was born July 29, 1951 in Upland, Calif., to Herman Quintero Sr., and Carmel Garcia.
He attended Chaffey High School in 1969 and later graduated. He lived in Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, and Victorville, Calif.; and then Blackfoot. At the age of 17 he joined the U.S. Marine Corps.
On April 14, 1990, Quin married Lisa Lynn Anders in Upland, Calif.

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