Archive - Jan 23, 2014 - Obituary
Stefanie Ann Whiting Bitton passed away at home early in the hours of Jan. 19, 2014.
Stefanie was born May 30, 1962 in Boise to Robert and Louise Whiting. She was one of the â€śmiddle maidâ€ť children right in between her older sister Laurie and her younger sisters Tanya and Shiara.
Being raised in Idaho, being a tomboy came naturally and she was a daddyâ€™s girl through and through. As soon as she could walk, she fished and camped with her numerous cousins and followed her dad around his construction sites.
Richard B. Welch, 84, of Blackfoot lost his battle with cancer and passed away at his home on Jan. 18, 2014.
Richard grew up in Bancroft on the family farm.Â He attended schools in the Bancroft area and was valedictorian of his graduating class, then he went on to serve four years in the U.S. Navy Air Force and served his country in Korea and Japan.
He was married to Janis Genta until her passing in 1989.Â Three children were born from this marriage, Richard D., Brenda Jayne and Carl.
Adrian Vernon Grimaud, 87, of Idaho Falls, passed away on Jan. 18, 2014, after a brief but hard-fought battle with cancer.
Â He was born on March 3, 1926, in Pocatello to Adrian Pierre Grimaud and Emma Elodia Higby Grimaud.Â He attended schools in Pingree and graduated from Thomas High School.Â He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was stationed in the Philippines. He continued his education at the University of Idaho and Idaho State University where he received a bachelorâ€™s degree in Physics and Math.
Laura Jean Marriott Cramer, 77, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Life Care Center in Idaho Falls.
Laura was born June 27, 1936, in Roberts to Lynn Fay and Ruth Kinghorn Marriott.Â She attended schools in Roberts and graduated from Roberts High School.Â
She married Harold â€śHalâ€ť Eldon Cramer Oct. 27, 1954, in Lewisville.Â Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.Â She lived in Roberts, Riverside, Paul and Idaho Falls throughout her life.