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March 14th

Elizabeth “Betty” Louise Lewis, 80

March 14, 2011

Elizabeth “Betty” Louise Lewis, 80, of Pocatello, passed away on March 12, 2011 at the Ashley Manor in Chubbuck, Idaho.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 19, 2001, at the Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling in Blackfoot.
The family will meet with friends on Friday evening at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. and again on Saturday for an hour prior to services.
Interment will be in the Riverside Thomas Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

March 9th

Colleen Patricia Rovig, 69

March 9, 2011

Colleen Patricia Rovig, 69, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, March 7, 2011, at her home, surrounded by her family, from complications due to Alzheimer disease.
She was born May 30, 1941. in Blackfoot to Charles Faye Kelley and Orpha Louella Dowdle.
She married Howard E. Rovig on Sept. 27, 1957. They had four children, Steve, Kellie, Nicole and Greg.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and sharing her knowledge of Jehovah, God.

Larry Young, 62

March 9, 2011

Larry J. Young, 62, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, March 7, 2011, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Larry was born Dec. 13, 1948, in Rexburg to Melvin J. Young and Gayle Evelyn Nave. He lived his early years in Idaho Falls until he moved to Blackfoot where he attended junior high and high school. He graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1968. 

Tom Lynn Tracy, 36

March 9, 2011

Tom Lynn Tracy, 36, of Blackfoot passed away Saturday, March 5, 2011, at his home after a courageous seven-year battle with cancer.
He was born April 10, 1974, in Blackfoot to Johnnie H. Tracy and Loretta George.
Tom has lived his entire life in the Blackfoot area and graduated from Sho-Ban High School. He was a member of the Native American Church and a member of the Sons of American Legion Stewart Hoover Post #23.
He worked as a skilled laborer for Sho-Ban Tribes.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, mechanic work on cars and watching movies.

March 4th

Gary Grant Secrist

March 4, 2011

Gary Grant Secrist, a former Moreland resident, passed away at his home in Coon Rapids, Minn., after an 11-year battle with cancer on March 2, 2011.
Gary was the only child of Grant J. and B. Inez Secrist, born Nov. 10, 1936, in Logan, Utah.
He is survived by his wife Gayle of Coon Rapids, Minn.; a son Jeff (Jolene) Secrist of Moreland, and daughters Sue Ann (Jim) Summers of Ammon; Peggy Jo (Bret) Marston of Clearfield, Utah; Stacie (Dan) Rickard of St. Michael, Minn.; and Brianna (Pat) Juetten of Blaine, Minn.

Evelyn Belnap, 97

March 4, 2011

Evelyn Belnap, 97, of Moreland, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2011, at her home.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

March 2nd

Warren Israel ‘Is’ Merrill, 82

March 2, 2011

Warren Israel “Is” Merrill lost his courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease on Monday, Feb. 28, 2011.  He passed peacefully, surrounded by his family.
Is was born Nov. 19, 1928, in Clifton to R.D. and Lucile Stoddard Merrill.  He grew up in a family of 13 children (11 boys and 2 girls).  Raised on the family farm, he learned how to work hard and be proud of the work he accomplished.

Darreld Walton, 81

March 2, 2011

Darreld Walton, 81, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at the Bingham Hospital.
Funeral services are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

Joann Jensen, 64

March 2, 2011

Joann Jensen, 64, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, Feb. 28, 2011.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Blackfoot 2nd Ward LDS Chapel, 660 Teton Road, in Blackfoot.
Family will meet with friends and relatives from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2011, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot, and for one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will follow at the Grove City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

Robert ‘Bob’ Robison 1936-2011

March 2, 2011

Robert Mark Robison, 74, died Friday, Feb, 25, 2011 in Boise.
He was born Dec. 22, 1936, in Richfield, Utah, to Mark Asa Robison and DeNiese Sayer.
A Jehovah’s Witness since his youth, he was an active member until his death.
Bob grew up in Blackfoot and married Joyce Maree Gray on June 9, 1958. They had four children; Marty Mark, Kirk Robert, Michael Alexander and Molinda Maree. Bob worked in the roofing business. They lived 10 years in Hailey and built a unique, beautiful log home near the Wood River. Next, they lived in Alaska five years before moving back to Boise.

 

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