Archive - Oct 8, 2013 - Obituary
Glen E. Kirkpatrick, 92, a former Blackfoot resident, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 in Portland, Oregon of age related illness.
Glen was born June 3, 1921on his grandfatherâ€™s homestead on Riverton Road in Blackfoot to James and Mary Cotton Kirkpatrick.Â He was the grandson of William and Henage Garrett Kirkpatrick,Â one of the first homesteaders in the Blackfoot area, arriving in 1866.Â He spent his youth helping his father farm.
Â He attended school in Blackfoot, and high school at Gem State Academy in Caldwell.Â He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Early the morning of Oct. 2, 2013 we lost one of the most precious loveâ€™s of our lives, our daughter Desiree. She succumbed to injuries sustained in a fatal rollover outside of Blackfoot. By Godâ€™s miraculous grace and loving hand her son Kamdon (3 years old) also in the car only sustained minor bruising and a couple of oweeâ€™s as he explains it. Desiree was on an attempt to get away from that which bound and caused her much sorrow in Salt Lake. She was 10 miles from her destination of her earthly fatherâ€™s arms. She did make it into her fatherâ€™s arms. her Heavenly Fatherâ€™s.
Vieto Sampson Appenay, 40, of Fort Hall passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 at Portneuf Medical Center from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
He was born June 10, 1973 in Blackfoot, the son of Arnold Appenay and Sandra Strombeck.
He lived most of his life in Fort Hall.Â He attended schools in Fort Hall and Blackfoot.Â He later attended high school at Flandreau Boarding School in South Dakota and graduated in 1991.
Vieto was a security guard at the Fort Hall Casino for the past 10 years.Â He also worked at Teepee gas station and various other positions for the Sho-Ban Tribes.
Early the morning of Oct. 2, 2013 we lost one of the most precious loveâ€™s of our lives, our daughter Desiree. She succumbed to injuries sustained in a fatal rollover outside of Blackfoot.