Archive - 2014 - Obituary
Gary Myers, 59, of Salmon, Idaho passed away on Saturday, March 22, 2014 in Blackfoot, Idaho.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Jones & Casey Funeral Home with viewing one hour before services. Burial will be in the Salmon Cemetery.
Gary Cooper Myers was born on Nov. 24, 1954 in Salmon, Idaho, the son of Gilbert and Jeanne Myers. In 1964 Gary moved to Fort Hall with his father and sisters. He moved to Blackfoot where he worked at the Idaho potato plant.
Lois Larson, 96, of Firth died at her home on March 18, 2014 of natural causes.
She was born on April 1, 1917 in Shelley, Idaho.Â She was the third of three children and the only daughter of Peter H. Catron and Alice Christine McBride Catron. She grew up in Shelley, where she attended elementary school and graduated from Shelley High School.
She married J. Warland Larson, in his parentâ€™s home in Basalt, on Nov. 17, 1936. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
Wanda Florentine Lutz, 84, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Portneuf Medical Center of natural causes.Â
Wanda was born March 19, 2014 in Hebron, Neb. to Martin L. Holtzen and Meta Aufdenkamp.Â She attended school in Nebraska, Twin Falls and Filer.Â She graduated from Filer High School in 1948.
On Feb. 4, 1951, Wanda married Bob Lutz in Clover, Idaho.Â They were later divorced.
James O. Sorensen, 58, of Firth was reunited with his parents on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at his home from natural causes.
Â Jimmy was born on June 25, 1955 in Shelley, Idaho to Verdal O. and Edna Emma Lyon Sorensen.Â He was born with a rare syndrome called Rubinstein-Taybi.Â Children with this syndrome usually pass away from a heart defect around the age of 20.
Jose De Jesus Romero, also known as Joe Brown, 59, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Bingham Memorial Hospital after a valiant battle with brain cancer.
Jose was born Dec. 25, 1954 in Guadalajara, Mexico to Fredrico Romero and Irene Fackrell.Â His father died at a young age and he was raised by Irene and Arliss Fackrell. He moved to Blackfoot, Idaho as a child and spent his lifetime in Blackfoot, graduating from Blackfoot High School in 1974.
He married Trina Chapman and they had two sons, Tony and Ryan.Â They were later divorced.
On March 19, 2014, the world is a little less bright with the passing of Albert Erramouspe, age 90 of Blackfoot, Idaho.Â Albert was a wonderful, man, husband, father, grand-father, great grand-father and friend.Â
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Albert was born April 9, 1923 to John and Jeanne Erramouspe in Malad, Idaho.Â He was the third, of three boys, brother to John Jr. and Mike.Â Albert graduated from Malad High School in 1941.Â He then attended the University of Idaho, graduating in 1949 with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Husbandry.Â
Gloria Ella Pubigee Valdez, 69, of Cedar City, Utah passed away March 14, 2014.
Gloria was born to Elias and Alice Brown Pubigee in Malad, Idaho on Aug. 4, 1944.Â She lived in Washakie, Utah.Â She went to grade school in Garland, Utah, then to Bear River.Â
Mary Catherine (Molly) O'Rourke Peters, 89, beloved mother and grandmother peacefully passed away in her sleep surrounded by her family at the home of her daughter in Pocatello, Idaho on March 16, 2014.
Molly was born June 10, 1924 to John T. O'Rourke and Mary C. Hanratty O'Rourke in Pocatello, Idaho. She grew up in Pocatello, attended St. Joseph's Catholic School and graduated from Pocatello High in 1942. Molly worked for several years at Scowcroft & Sons, a product shipping company in Pocatello.
Earl Cecil Brewster, 91,Â of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014 at his home.
He was born April 22, 1922 in Sacramento, Calif., the son of Cecil Joseph Brewster and Ida Clara Woods Brewster.
He graduated from Myrtle Creek, Ore. High School
Earl served his country during World War II in the Navy and was injured, but later re-enlisted in the Army Air Corp.
On May 8, 1945, he married Afton Millar in Denver, Colo.Â Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.
They moved to Blackfoot in 1953.
Stephanie Thompson, 34, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
She was born April 15, 1979 in Blackfoot, Idaho, the daughter of Bernita E. Gallegos and Steven James Thompson.
She had lived her lifetime in the Blackfoot area and attended Snake River through her junior year and then graduated from Blackfoot Second Chance School.
Stephanie worked for Blackfoot Collection and the Morning News as a receptionist.
She loved her dogs and anything to do with computers.