Archive - Apr 23, 2013 - Obituary
Mary Evelyn Draper Findlay Thompson, 87, of Idaho Falls passed away April 19, 2013 of causes incident to age. She was under the care of One Source Hospice andÂ Fairwinds â€“ Sandcreek Assisted Living Center.
Evelyn was born May 12, 1925 in Bingham Canyon, Utah, to Francis Marion Draper and Mary Wright Draper Lim.Â SheÂ graduated from Moreland High School.
She married Leonard Dee Findlay on Feb. 17, 1944 in Blackfoot. The marriage was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple. Leonard passed away Feb. 20, 1960.
Arva Mae Romrell, 85, of Blackfoot, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013 at the Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
She was born March 2, 1928 in Garfield, Utah to Robert and Mae Watson Reid.Â She attended school in Magna, graduating from Magna High School.Â Arva had lived in Magna, Utah andÂ St. Anthony, Idaho before moving to Blackfoot, where she has resided since.
She married Milton â€śBudâ€ť Romrell Sr. on June 8, 1946 in Salt Lake City, Utah.Â Bud preceded her in death on December 7, 1998.Â
Arva was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Fred Bennett Reid passed away peacefully Saturday, April 20, 2013, at his home near Firth.
He was born Feb. 25, 1919, at the family ranch along the Blackfoot River in Presto, Idaho, to Robert E. and Agnes Just Reid. He was the middle child of a loving family of five boys.Â He had a wonderful childhood roughhousing with his brothers, Eldro, Vin, Wallace and Doug.
Howard C. Ketchum, 88, of Blackfoot passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the Willows Assisted Living Center in Blackfoot.
Â He was born March 24, 1925 in Sandpoint, the son of William and Mary Grace Ketchum
Â He attended school through the 8th grade and joined the Army on Sept. 6, 1943.Â He served in the 79th Infantry Division during World War II and was honorably discharged on April 2, 1946.
Â He married Carol Jean Hunt and they were later divorced.