Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Estelle Louise Nelson, 38, of Shelley passed away March 15, 2013 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
Jayna Kaye Wareing, 51, of Firth passed away March 17, 2013 at her home after a long courageous fight with cancer.
She was born Jan. 9, 1962 in Heber City, Utah to Ray Logan and Joan Tater Settles.Â Her parents were later divorced and her mom married Erman Duane Martindale, who became her second dad.Â Jayna was raised and attended schools in Shelley, graduating from Shelley High School.
On Feb. 21, 1981 she married Wayne Wareing in Blackfoot.Â Together they made their home in Firth.
OGDEN, Utah â€” Darwin Eric Richard Dayton, 36, of Ogden died at his home, on March 10, 2013.
Vera Mae Neves Lass, 92, a long-time Blackfoot resident, passed away peacefully at her daughterâ€™s home in Weston, Wisc., on March 15, 2013.Â At the time of her death, Vera had lived with her daughter for five months in Wisconsin.Â
Vera was born 92 years ago to Richard Carl Neves and Samantha Johnson Neves in Burlington, Wyo., on April 22, 1920.Â Â With her quickness in school, Vera skipped two grades and began college at Brigham Young University at the age of 16.Â Â Just a few years later, she was teaching in a one-room country school.Â
Jack Ray Dyer, 55, of Rigby passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 11, 2013 in Rexburg.
Jack was born Oct. 3, 1957, in Pocatello to jerry Ray dyer and Nadine Frasure Dyer. He grew up on the Fort Hall Reservation and In Blackfoot. He graduated from Blackfoot High School and earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Phoenix. Jack worked as a registered nurse in various places, including Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center and Bingham Memorial Hospital.
Edith M. Jaeger, 86, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the Gables in Blackfoot.
She was born May 26, 1926 in Blackfoot to Nels and Mathilda Johnson, the seventh and last child to join their family.
She graduated from Blackfoot High School and worked on the family farm.Â She met Ernest Jaeger at a dance in Firth and they were married Sept. 2, 1949.Â It was then that she began her great work in life being a wife and mother.Â They have four children, Steven, Karen, Larry and Mary.
She worked for the State Hospital South as a cook until she retired in May of 1988.
Joe Diaz, 87 left this world on March 10, 2013 to join his loving wife Lucy, surrounded by his family at his home on Diaz Lane.Â
He was born on Sept. 28, 1925 to Manuel Diaz and Magdalena Vargas in Augusta, Kansas.Â At the age of 7, he and his family moved to the Pocatello area where he was raised.Â In 1942 he met his life partner and wife of 68 years, Lucy Honena.Â They made their home in the Gibson District on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation.Â
CLARKSTON, Utah â€” Eulala Godfrey Simper, 94 passed away on March 10, 2013 in Logan, Utah.
Eulala was born July 10, 1918 in Clarkston, Utah to Elwen Henry and Vivien Eulala Larsen Godfrey and was the eldest of nine children.
She received her grade school education in Clarkston and her high school education in Richmond, Utah.
Eulala married John Reuben Simper September 22, 1939 in Malad City, Idaho. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple on May 2, 1955.
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BURLEYÂ â€“Â Virginia Pearless Fillmore, age 89, of Burley, passed away early Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at the Cassia Regional Medical Center in Burley.
She was known as Virginia through high school and then as Pearless for many of her adult years until she once again became Virginia when the family moved to Blackfoot.Â She remained Pearless to her close friends and family.
Dr. Jack VanDercreek, 88, of Blackfoot passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
Jack was born June 6, 1924 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to A.J. VanDercreek and Rita Bradshaw VanDercreek.Â He grew up in Council Bluffs and graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in 1941. Jack attended Kemper Military Academy and in 1942 was inducted into the Army Air Corps.Â He was a gunner on B-24 aircraft and participated in the largest air raid over Germany in World War II.