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Archive - Mar 2012 - Obituary

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March 20th

Catherine Kirby Jensen, 96,

March 20, 2012

Catherine Kirby Jensen, 96, died peacefully in her home in Moore of natural causes due to age on March 17, 2012.
She was born Feb. 3, 1916 in Tooele, Utah, to John Henderson Kirby and Agnes Johnston Kirby of Scotland. Her family moved to Blackfoot when she was 3 years old where she grew up. Her father passed away shortly after they moved to Blackfoot. She was raised with her seven siblings by her single mother. She graduated from high school in 1934 and took several months of nurse's training in Idaho Falls.

March 19th

Valerie Lee Mestas, 42

March 19, 2012

Valerie Lee Mestas, 42, of Blackfoot, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2012 at her mother’s residence.
Valerie was born Nov. 1, 1969 in Tooele, Utah. to Eloy T. Alaris and JoAnn Mestas Damon. She received her education in the Boise area. In the past few years she bounced back and forth from Blackfoot to the Phoenix, Ariz. area.
In her early years she married Rick Miera: they later separated. She later met her significant other, Perry Lee Howard, and they have been together since.
Valerie was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Death Notice William G. Warner, 75

March 19, 2012

William Garner Warner, 75, of Blackfoot, passed away Friday, March 16, 2012 at the Bingham Memorial Hospital.
 Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Hawker Funeral Home.  The family will meet with friends and relatives from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at the funeral home and again for one hour prior to service.  Interment will be in the Grove City Cemetery.
            Condolences may be sent to the family at: condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com

Death Notice- Raona Ann (Sjostrom) Kesler, 80

March 19, 2012

Raona Ann (Sjostrom) Kesler, 80, a resident of Gooding, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2012 at her residence in Gooding.

Arrangements are pending under the direction of Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel.

Death Notice Ted E. Dunbar, 44

March 19, 2012

Ted Eric Dunbar, 44, of Blackfoot, passed away Friday, March 16, 2012 at his home.
  Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot.  The family will meet with friends and relatives from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday March, 23, 2012 and again for one hour prior to service at the funeral home.
  Condolences may be sent to the family at: condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com

March 14th

Marianne Harward Wall, 79

March 14, 2012

Marianne Harward Wall passed away on March 1, 2012, after an unexpected illness, at Swedish Hospital in Seattle, WA.  She 79 years old.  For the complete obituary and to share memories & condolences please go to www.edwardsmemorial.com

Preston - Beth Christiansen Olsen

March 14, 2012

PRESTON — Beth Christiansen Olsen was born March 12, 1925 near Moreland. Beth was the third of nine children born to  Gerald Christiansen and Florence Wheeler Christiansen.  Beth  loved growing up on the family farm and delighted in her father telling her brothers that she was his best worker.  Beth attended Moreland schools and was the valedictorian of the Moreland High School Class of 1943.

March 13th

Oaklie Rose Oler, infant

March 13, 2012

Oaklie Rose Oler, was silently delivered into her parents' arms on Saturday, March 10, 2012. Marcus and Shylo Oler reverently returned their precious angel into her Heavenly Father’s loving arms.
Oaklie Rose is loved by her parents Darrell Marcus and Shylo Rose Jensen Oler of Blackfoot, Grandparents, Darrell “Buck” and Cindy Oler, Kenny and Denise Jensen, both of Blackfoot, great grandparents E. “Bud” and Janice Jensen and Richard Dee and Rosemary Sandau, all of Blackfoot.
Oaklie Rose was preceded in death by great grandparents, Darrell and Lillian Oler and Arlie and Bonnie Hebdon.

Clair E. Blaser, 88

March 13, 2012

Clair E. Blaser, 88, of Rexburg, died at home Friday, March 9, 2012.
He was born March 23, 1923, in Plano, Idaho, to Margaret and Ernest Blaser, the eldest son and fourth child in family of eight children. He attended school at Edmunds and graduated from Edmunds High School and then from Ricks College in 1942.
It was at Ricks that he met his lifelong sweetheart, Rosemary Polson of Shelley. He served three years in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and while on leave, he and Rosemary were married in the Logan, Utah, LDS temple Nov 9, 1945.

March 12th

Bernard Eschief, 72

March 12, 2012

Bernard Eschief, a Shoshone and Bannock tribal member and Pima Indian, 72, of Fort Hall passed away March 9, 2012 at his home with his family around him.
He was born July 1, 1939 in Blackfoot, the son of Barny and Cecelia Cosgrove Eschief.
Bernard attended the St. Margaret’s Parochial School and graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1957. He also attended Notre Dame and Idaho State University.
Bernard married Elberta Truchot on Jan. 9, 1962 in Elko, Nev.

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