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January 4th

Venice ‘Vince’ Pratt, 76

January 4, 2012

Venice “Vince” Pratt, 76, of Blackfoot passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
Vince was born Jan. 21, 1936 in Blackfoot to Joseph Adelaar Pratt and Alta Adel Hagen. He attended school in Blackfoot, Shelley and Salmon. He spent some time in California, moving back to Blackfoot in 1968.
Vince served his country in the United States Marines stationed most of the time in Japan.
On June 3, 1976 Vince married Karen Scott in Blackfoot.

Ronald W. Marlow, 88

January 4, 2012

Ronald Wilburn Marlow, 88, of Payette, passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2011 at The Cottages, Weiser.
A viewing for family and friends will be from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 6, 2012 at Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel, Payette.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 5 at the Bethany Presbyterian Church, 1712 W. Idaho Ave., Ontario, Ore.
Burial with military honors will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Payette. Condolences may be made to Ron’s family at www.shaffer-jensenchapel.com.

Kim Dallin Watt, 59

January 4, 2012

Kim Dallin Watt, 59, of Blackfoot passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.

Donna Belle Reed Benson, 90

January 4, 2012

Donna Belle Reed Benson, 90, died Jan. 2, 2012, with her family by her side at her granddaughter’s home in Stansbury Park, Utah.
Donna was born on Oct. 30, 1921 in Iona to Albert C. and Ivy Bernice Scoresby Reed. Her father was the only person in his family to join the LDS Church, and after moving west from Pennsylvania, he met Ivy.

Former assessor Lowell Anderson Dance, 85

January 4, 2012

Lowell A. Dance, former Bingham County Assessor and former judge for the State of Idaho Ad Valorem Tax Court of Appeals, died in his sleep Jan. 1, 2012.
He was born on Feb. 18, 1926 at Thomas, the son of William Dance and Mary Anderson Dance. He attended Wilson Grade School, Moreland High School and Ricks College. His education at Ricks College was interrupted by World War II. He entered the United States Army in 1944. After heavy artillery and radio repair training, he served in the 985th Signal Service Company in Italy during the closing months of the war.

January 3rd

Venice Pratt, 76

January 3, 2012

Venice Pratt, 76, of Blackfoot passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
Services are pending and will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home.

Donna Benson, 90

January 3, 2012

Donna Benson, 90, of Tooele, Utah, passed away Monday, Jan. 2, 2012.
Services are pending and will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.

Diana Suzanne Myers, 55

January 3, 2012

Diana Suzanne Myers, 55, of Blackfoot lost her battle with cancer on Dec. 26, 2011, surrounded by her family at home.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 at the Emanuel Lutheran Church, 1110 Parkway Dr., Blackfoot.
In lieu of flowers, if you wish, memorial contributions may  be made to the Humane Society.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home, condolences may be sent to the family at: condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

L.A. Dance, 85

January 3, 2012

Lowell Anderson Dance, 85, of Blackfoot, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012 at Heritage Homes Assisted Living in Rexburg.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 6, 2012 at the Blackfoot LDS 2nd Ward building, 660 Teton Road in Blackfoot. A viewing will be held Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling in Blackfoot, and again on Friday for one hour prior to the service at the church.
Interment will be in the Riverside-Thomas cemetery where final military rites will be presented by American Legion Stewart Hoover Post #23.

Jay Beasley, 73

January 3, 2012

Jay Dee Beasley, 73, of Blackfoot, passed away Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 at his home.
He was born May 9, 1938 in Blackfoot, the son of Wiley Glenn Beasley and Helen Eliza Bond.
Jay has lived in the Blackfoot area his entire life. He graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1957 and later pursued his schooling as a journeyman electrician. He was a Journeyman Electrician for over 50 years. He also worked laying hardwood floors in homes for a short time.
On Sept. 19, 1958, he married Carla Herbst in the Logan LDS Temple. They were married for 53 years.

 

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