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March 3rd

Randall Todd Hale, 49

March 3, 2012

ARCO — Randall Todd Hale, 49, passed away Friday, March 2, 2012 at Lost River Medical Center in Arco after finally succumbing to lung cancer surrounded by his family.
Randall was born June 18, 1962 in Blackfoot.
Randall is survived by his wife Lorie Taylor Hale of Mackay; parents, father Delvin and Roxanne Hale of Arco; mother Barbara Hancook of Phoenix; children Anton Randell Hale of Coeur d’Alene, Mystiesta Shade Hale of Idaho Falls; and granddaughter Camerin Christine of Coeur d’Alene.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, his daughter Tara Sierra, and his niece Andral Parrish.

February 28th

George William Dillard, 86

February 28, 2012

George William  Dillard, 86, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2012, in Arco at the Lost River Hospital.
Funeral services are pending at Anderson Family Funeral Home in Arco.

Francisco Becerra, 82

February 28, 2012

Francisco Becerra, 82, of Blackfoot passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 at his home.
He was born April 5, 1929 in Mexico to Mateo Becerra and Felipa Valadez.
He attended schools in Mexico. He lived in Mexico, Los Angeles, Calif.; and Blackfoot for the past 15 years.
He married Victorina Orozco in Los Angeles, Calif.
He was a member of the Catholic Church.
Francisco worked as a custodian for ITT General controls. He enjoyed music and going to the park in California.

Mary A. Taylor, 89

February 28, 2012

Mary A. Taylor, 89, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, February 27, 20112 at Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.
She was born Jan. 7, 1923 in Lorenzo, the daughter of Edward Hill and Mary Bates Hill.
Mary graduated from Rigby High School.
On March 4, 1947, she married Donald S. Taylor in Dillon, Mont.  He preceded her in death on April 21, 1991.
She has lived in Blackfoot since 1957.
Mary was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
She worked as a lab technician at American Potato and retired after 38 years.  She enjoyed dancing and camping.

February 27th

Francisco Becerra, 82

February 27, 2012

Francisco Becerra, 82, of Blackfoot died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, at his home following an illness.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home.

February 24th

Martha Marlene 'Molly' Caldwell, 21

February 25, 2012

Martha Marlene “Molly” Caldwell, 81, of Blackfoot passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 in Blackfoot.
Molly was born April 9, 1930 in Idaho Falls to David John and Martha Surilda Elliott. She grew up in the Lincoln area and graduated from Ammon High School in 1948.

James 'Jim" Carl Knudsen, 65

February 25, 2012

James “Jim” Carl Knudsen, 65, of Hayden Lake passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 at Kootenai Medical Center in Coeur d’Alene.
Jim was born July 27, 1946 in Chico, Calif., to Carl Einar Knudsen and Catherine Lawrence. He attended school in California, graduating from high school in Santa Rosa, Calif. 

February 23rd

Arthur John Judge, 61

February 23, 2012

Arthur John Judge, 61, of Blackfoot passed away Feb. 8, 2012 at his home in Blackfoot.
Arthur was born March 4, 1950 in Waltham, Massachusetts, to William Ernest Judge and Mary Veronica Damoiseau. He attended school at Waltham High School and furthered his education at Suffolk University in Boston. He lived in Japan, San Diego, Phoenix, Idaho Falls and Blackfoot.
Arthur served his country in the United States Marine Corps.
On July 31, 1976 Arthur married Sharon Ann Midkiff. Together they had three children, Charles, Timothy and Rebecca. They were later divorced.

Ralph Elwood Hulse, 75

February 23, 2012

Ralph Elwood Hulse, 75, of Blackfoot passed away, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at Bingham County Skilled Nursing and Rehab in Blackfoot.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot.
The family will meet with friends on Sunday from 6-8 p.m. and for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Shelley Hillcrest Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

Forrest Willard Wood, 94

February 23, 2012

Forrest Willard Wood, 94, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at home.
Forrest was born Aug. 12, 1917 to Robert “Bert” Wood and Jessie Mae Churchill in Idaho Falls. He went to school in New Sweden Grande and Idaho Falls High School. He continued on to Idaho State University and the Santa Ana College.
On Aug. 12, 1940 he married Helen M. Morrison in Idaho Falls and the marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. Helen preceded him in death on Dec. 1, 1998.

 

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