Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Spencer Roderic Graves, 50, of Pingree, passed away at his home, due to natural causes, on Nov. 26, 2013. Spencer was born on a US Air Base in Eureux, France on May 11, 1963. He had the distinction of having a French birth certificate, American citizenship, and was also a British subject, courtesy of his mother. At three years of age he wondered why he couldnâ€™t speak French. This sense of humor and the ability to laugh at himself served him well over the years.
Â He lived in many parts of the world but his teen years spent in England with Grandpa were his happiest times.
Mary Arlene Ireton Radford Wixom, 99, formerly of Blackfoot,Â passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 in Bend, Ore.Â She will be remembered as being thoughtful and liked helping others.Â She loved her family and friends.Â
Arlene was born July 21, 1914 in Carlton, Kansas which is a short distance from Salina, Kansas.
She is the daughter of Elmer G. Ireton and Myrtie Baxter Ireton.Â The family moved to Blackfoot and the Groveland area when she was about six years old, along with sisters, Alice and Margie.Â She graduated from Blackfoot High School, also taking courses from Utah State University.
CleaÂ E. Going Wilson, 84, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family following a long illness.
She was born March 4, 1929 in Downey, Idaho the daughter of John and Sarah Burrup Waddoups.
She attended grade school in Downey and graduated from Moreland High School. She has lived in Idaho most of her life, in the Riverside area and lived a few years in Salt Lake City, Utah.Â While living in Salt Lake City, she was a caregiver for Governor Bangerterâ€™s mother.
Gregory Bryce Carmichael, 61, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Monday, November 18, 2013 at Bingham Memorial Hospital.
Â Â Â He was born November 18, 1952 in Blackfoot, Idaho to Walter Bryce and Martha Katseanes Carmichael.
Â Â Greg graduated from Blackfoot High School.
Â Â On July 11, 1987 he married Terry Esther Spidell in Blackfoot.Â He spent his lifetime in Blackfoot and worked for many years for Triple K Farms as a fertilizer spreader and custom hay.
Â Â He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and tried golf once.Â He enjoyed spending time with the gang at the Colonial Inn.
Kolton Deorr Kimball, 25, of Mackay, Idaho passed away on November 18, 2013 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.Â
Kolton was born on September 29, 1988 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Gary L. and Linda L. Doig Kimball.
He was raised in Mackay and graduated from Mackay High School in 2007.Â He enjoyed participating in most activities associated with the FFA.Â He played football and was an all area linebacker for the Mackay Miners.Â At a young age he competed in various sports, including wrestling and was a state runner up as a freshman.Â
CleaÂ E. Going Wilson, 84, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family following a long illness.
She was born March 4, 1929 in Downey, the daughter of John and Sarah Burrup Waddoups.
She attended grade school in Downey and graduated from Moreland High School. She has lived in Idaho most of her life, in the Riverside area and lived a few years in Salt Lake City, Utah.Â While living in Salt Lake City, she was a caregiver for Governor Norm Bangerterâ€™s mother.
Norma Jean Koenig McCandless, 81, of Blackfoot passed away Nov 13th at the Gables Assisted Living Center in Blackfoot.Â
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â She was born on Oct. 2 , 1932 in Dillon Montana, the third child of Clarence and Daisy Hildreth Koenig.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â She graduated from Beaverhead Co. High School. She became an accomplished pianist and taught piano for many years. She also taught accordion lessons.
Neva Parigian Butler, 84, of Idaho Falls, Idaho passed away peacefully in her home holding her daughters hand on Monday, November 11, 2013 following a stroke.
She was born October 27, 1929 in Basalt, Idaho to Samuel Enoch Butler and Emily Myrtle Butler.Â She was raised and went to school in Blackfoot, Idaho.
Neva always loved to dance. As a young lady she went to as many dances as she could find and taught dancing lessons at Arthur Murray Dance Studio in California.Â She loved good country music and watching her grandchildren dance around her house.Â
Ruby Marie Jardine Tolley, 83, of Provo, Utah, (formerly of Idaho) passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, following a short illness.
Â She was bornÂ April 5, 1930, in Roberts, the first of six children, to Leo LeRoy Jardine and Vera Staker. One of Marieâ€™s earliest memories was of being sealed to her family in the Logan LDS temple.Â She attended schools in Rigby, and graduated from Rigby High School in 1948.
Ira "Glenn" Eddington Jr., 59, of Blackfoot passed away Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 as a result of a malignant brain tumor. He died where he wanted to, at home with his wife.
Glenn was born on Oct. 25, 1954 in Calexico, Calif. to Ira Glenn Eddington Sr. and Janice Elaine McLaughlin. During his younger years, Glennâ€™s family moved all over California due to his fatherâ€™s employment. As a teenager, Glenn worked as a farm and ranch hand. His family relocated to Oregon when Glenn was 15. He later owned Triple E Drywall with his father and brother, Jeff.