Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Early the morning of Oct. 2, 2013 we lost one of the most precious love‚Äôs of our lives, our daughter Desiree. She succumbed to injuries sustained in a fatal rollover outside of Blackfoot. By God‚Äôs miraculous grace and loving hand her son Kamdon (3 years old) also in the car only sustained minor bruising and a couple of owee‚Äôs as he explains it. Desiree was on an attempt to get away from that which bound and caused her much sorrow in Salt Lake. She was 10 miles from her destination of her earthly father‚Äôs arms. She did make it into her father‚Äôs arms. her Heavenly Father‚Äôs.
Vieto Sampson Appenay, 40, of Fort Hall passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 at Portneuf Medical Center from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
He was born June 10, 1973 in Blackfoot, the son of Arnold Appenay and Sandra Strombeck.
He lived most of his life in Fort Hall.¬† He attended schools in Fort Hall and Blackfoot.¬† He later attended high school at Flandreau Boarding School in South Dakota and graduated in 1991.
Vieto was a security guard at the Fort Hall Casino for the past 10 years.¬† He also worked at Teepee gas station and various other positions for the Sho-Ban Tribes.
Early the morning of Oct. 2, 2013 we lost one of the most precious love‚Äôs of our lives, our daughter Desiree. She succumbed to injuries sustained in a fatal rollover outside of Blackfoot.
John Yukio Yamagata
Born May 12, 1917 in Rexburg, ID to Chiyo (Minowa) and Sannosuke Yamagata and passed away on October 1, 2013 in Salt Lake City, at the age of 96.
Patricia Rathbun, 66, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Monday, September 30, 2013 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
Patricia was born January 9, 1947 in Bremerton, Washington to Jack Arthur Emmerson and Vera Fay Stubbs.¬† She was raised in Idaho Falls and graduated from Idaho Falls High School in 1965.¬†
On December 5, 1970 Patricia married Logan Rathbun in Idaho Falls, Idaho.¬† The lived in Idaho Falls, Idaho, Auburn and Cle Elum Washington, Burley and Blackfoot Idaho.
She was an active member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah‚Äôs Witnesses.¬†
Bonnie Gail Maxie Price, 63, passed away peacefully early Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in Arco Idaho after valiantly enduring a 7yr battle with cancer.¬† Bonnie was born in Bismarck, North Dakota December 22, 1949 to James E. and Cora Nordby Maxie.¬† Bonnie‚Äôs family relocated to Malta, Montana where she received her elementary and secondary education.¬† Bonnie graduated from Montana State University in 1971 at the age of 21 with credentials as a Registered Nurse specializing in obstetrics and gynecology.¬† Bonnie married Eddie L.
Shirley Kaye Stoddard Parker of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away September 27th, 2013 at 93 years of age.¬†¬†¬† She was the oldest daughter of Phyllis Jane Oldham and LeRoy Glen Stoddard and had survived her siblings Lila, Gordon, Keith and Cork.
Barbara Hazel (Burnham) Babneau Herland, 88, of Blackfoot, passed away Monday, September 23, 2013 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot after a short stay in the Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a heart attack in early August.¬† Her health had been declining due to renal failure the last few years, but remained living independently until this time.
Edwin Eugene Kearsley, 66, passed away Thursday, September 26, 2013 at the Mini Cassia Care Center in Burley, Idaho.
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† He was born August 4, 1947 in Driggs, Idaho the third child and second son of Irvin Horace and Freda Wilde Kearsley.
¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Edwin attended school in Victor, Idaho, Providence, Utah and Blackfoot, Idaho.¬† He graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1967. He attended BYU-Provo, Utah and Idaho Trade and Tech in Twin Falls, Idaho.¬† He graduated from Idaho State University in 1995.
Lydia ‚ÄúToots‚ÄĚ Edline Chaffin, 98, passed away Sept. 24, 2013.
Mom was born to Julius (Gustav) Edward Bergeman and Emma Kastning Bergeman in Fairmont, Minn., on April 2, 1915, the sixth child of 11 children.¬† Her parents and the children moved numerous times to various towns in Utah before moving to Blackfoot, in 1932, sometimes living in a tent. She attended school until the 8th grade.¬†