Archive - 2013 - Obituary
July 7, 2013, our beloved LaDean Hendricks was released from her mortal mission and passed from this world into the association of waiting relatives and the God who gave her life.Â During her 89 years she experienced a full rewarding life through service dedicated to our Heavenly Father, her family and others.Â She always tried to follow the example of our Savior, Jesus Christ and left a legacy of loving memories for all who knew her.
Ronald D. Aldous, 67 of Blackfoot, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013 at his home.
He was born Jan. 4, 1946 in Blackfoot, the son of Charles and Mable Aldous.
He lived his life in Grandview and Blackfoot,. He graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1964.
Ron served in the Air Force from 1965-1969 at various bases in the USA and in Thailand.
He married Kay Shelman and they were later divorced.
He worked for 20th Century after serving in the Air Force, Spudnik for 20 years and drove truck for Eagle Rock Timber. He was one of the best mechanics in Bingham County.
LeRoy Henry Erickson, 95, of Pocatello, passed away on June 29, 2013, at the Portneuf Medical Center.
He was born in Pocatello on January 26, 1918, to Emil S V Erickson and Sofia Elizabeth Wallin, the third of eight children. The family moved to Moreland, Idaho, in 1932 and lived on the family farm. LeRoy graduated from Moreland High School in 1936.
He married Helen Hix in 1949. They were later sealed in the Idaho Falls Temple in 1955. The love of his life, Helen, passed away in 1987. He later married Donna Gooch.
Jeanne Kay Strickland, 63, of Moreland, passed away Thursday July 4, 2013 after a long brave battle with ovarian cancer.
Jeanne was born on Feb. 10, 1950 in Marietta, Ohio to William H and She was a graduate of Sheridan High School in Thornville, Ohio. She continued her education at Ricks College in Rexburg.
Jeanne was married to Thomas Keith Strickland on June 26, 1970 in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.Â Together they had five children:
Zola John, 93, of Blackfoot passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, July 4, 2013.Â Â
She was born Jan. 16, 1920 in Blackfoot to Marion and Lucille Harper Sorensen.Â She was the second of nine children.Â
She married Thomas LaVere John on June 30, 1939. Â They were later sealed in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. To this union five children were born â€”Â Thomas L. John (Bonnie) , Ronald John, Â Linda Steffler, David John (Keri) and Karolyn Taberna (John).Â LaVere and Zola were married for 74 years.Â They lived most of their married life in the Blackfoot area.
Idaho Falls â€” Amy Marlette, 55, of Idaho Falls, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013, after a courageous six-year battle with breast cancer.
Sylvester â€śArodâ€ť Seaman, 68, passed away June 30, 2013 in Pocatello.Â
He was born Oct. 19, 1944 to Gordon Seaman and Mamie Holbrook Seaman in Fort Hall.Â He was raised by his Aunt Ella Penn.Â
He graduated from Riverside Indian School in Anadarko, Okla. and was the captain of the Riverside Indian School football team his Senior Year.Â After high school he joined the United States Army and went to Vietnam.Â
Wesley J. High, 59 of Firth passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. Â Wes fought a hard battle against esophageal cancer but with recent complications of pneumonia, he slipped away peacefully while surrounded by his family.
Wes was born on April 21, 1954, in Idaho Falls, to Willis and Darlene (Leonard) High. Â Wes and his two brothers and two sisters grew up in Basalt. Â Â
Cerise â€śAnnâ€ť Prudhomme, 43, daughter of Gayle and the late James Bang of Blackfoot returned home in her Heavenly Father's arms onÂ June 30, 2013 at her home with her family by her side.Â What a glorious reunion.
She was the first child born to Gayle Cowley Prudhomme and William Thomas Prudhomme Jr.Â Cerise was born on May 27, 1970 in Blackfoot.Â She started this journey with many challenges ahead of her.Â She gladly faced those with a smile and lots of love.
Shortly after she was born, her mom married Randy Wareing.Â Soon a sister, Trina, and a brother, Theron, joined the family.
Mary Leah Parris, 86, of Moreland passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013 at her home with her family by her side.
Leah was born May 5, 1927 in Shelley to Olen V. Bateman and Mary E. Hebertson.Â She lived her entire life in Southeast Idaho and most of her adult life in Moreland.
Â On Aug. 28, 1950, Leah married DeVear F. Parris.Â He preceded her in death in 1976.
Â She worked for 27 years for Nonpariel.Â In her free time she enjoyed gardening, decorating cakes, watching NASCAR and traveling.
Â Leah was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.