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April 23rd

Fred Bennett Reid, 88

April 23, 2013

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.  He had a wonderful childhood roughhousing with his brothers, Eldro, Vin, Wallace and Doug.

Howard C. Ketchum

April 23, 2013

Howard C. Ketchum, 88, of Blackfoot passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the Willows Assisted Living Center in Blackfoot.
 He was born March 24, 1925 in Sandpoint, the son of William and Mary Grace Ketchum
 He attended school through the 8th grade and joined the Army on Sept. 6, 1943.  He served in the 79th Infantry Division during World War II and was honorably discharged on April 2, 1946.
 He married Carol Jean Hunt and they were later divorced.

April 8th

Keniliah Eldean Lou Morning Star Tindore

April 8, 2013

FORT HALL – Keniliah Eldean Lou Morning Star Tindore went on her little journey into the spirit world on Thursday, April 4, 2013.
She was born to Regina Thorpe and Dylan Ross Tindore on April 4, 2013.
Although her time was very short here on this earth, she brought into our lives such love and joy. She touched our hearts dearly. We know the Creator will lovingly take care of her for us.

April 3rd


April 3, 2013

Matthew A. Turner passed away March 31, 2013.  He was born May 19, 1972, in Las Vegas, Nev., to Phil and Nancy Turner.  He grew up in Yerington, Nev.
He was preceded in death by his older brother Clinton, and his grandparents  on both sides of his family.  He is survived by his children
and Tiffany Turner of Pingree; his parents Phil and Nancy Turner, his brother Philip (Shanda) Turner  and his sister Natalie (Mike) English,
all of Dillon, Mont..   He is also survived by several nieces and nephews and two grand-nephews and one grand-niece. 

April 2nd

Norma Wilson, 65

April 2, 2013

Norma Wilson, 65, of Blackfoot passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013 at her home.
Norma was born Oct. 11, 1947 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Montez Lee and Afton Franklin McLaws.  She lived most of her life in Blackfoot.
Norma married John Wilson in Blackfoot.  They had one daughter, Tina.  They were later divorced.
She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Ruth Maxine Moody, 87

April 2, 2013

Ruth Maxine Moody, an 87-year-old Blackfoot resident died Sunday, March 31, 2013, in Pocatello after a fall.
 She was born April 4, 1925, in Bell City, Missouri, the daughter of Chester G. Abernathy and Dolly Jane Stewart Abernathy.
She was raised in Stoddard County and Bell City until age 17 when she moved to St. Louis, Mo.  She later moved to Charleston, Mo. and has made Blackfoot her home since 1982.

Ralph Gardner Goates, M. D., 92

April 2, 2013

It is with gratitude for his life and sorrow at his death that the family of Ralph Gardner Goates announce his death Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello,  from causes consistent with his age of 92 years.

Sarah Marden Trebilcock, 22

April 2, 2013


22 year old Sarah Marden Trebilcock  passed away on March 27, 2013 from injuries suffered in a rollover. 
Born January 16, of 1991 in Marietta, Georgia to  Dr. Peggy Trebilcock  ….she entered the world singing, and never stopped.

Ronald Andrew 'Runt' Waymire, 66

April 2, 2013

Ronald Andrew "Runt" Waymire, 66, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013 at the Lost Rivers Hospital in Arco.
Ron was born Dec. 9, 1946 in Idaho Falls, a triplet with Dave, and Robert who were born to Donald Fredrick and Margaret Janet Little Waymire. They were the first set of living triplets born in
Idaho Falls.
Runt, as he was know by his friends and family,
was raised in the Little Lost River Valley where he attended school in Clyde through the eighth grade, then continued his education at
Butte High School.

Linda Jean Fisher Empey, 49

April 2, 2013

Linda Jean Fisher Empey of Boise, Idaho passed away March 25, 2013 peacefully in her sleep. She grew up in Moreland, Idaho. Linda was born May 25th, 1963 to Jack and Jean (Evans) Fisher. Linda married Steven Holmes Empey on April 22, 1982 in the Idaho Falls, Idaho temple. Their son, Michael Steven Empey, was born on January 20th, 1984. Linda, Steve, and Mike lived in many places. When Steve was in the military, they were stationed in Germany. They also lived in Rexburg, Moreland, Driggs, Blackfoot, Pocatello, Kuna, and Boise, Idaho, in addition to Boardman, Oregon.

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