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June 17th

Cynthia 'Cindy' Johnson Haddon, 64

June 17, 2014

On Saturday, June 14, 2014, Cindy Johnson Haddon passed away after a long defiant battle with cancer. She passed away in peace at her home in Pocatello with her family and lifelong companion Rocky Haddon and son Scott Haddon by her side. 

June 16th

Quinton Gerard Blackburn, 92

June 16, 2014

Quinton Gerard Blackburn, 92, of Springfield, Idaho passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014 at his home, surrounded by his family.
Quinton was born July 22, 1921 in Springfield, Idaho to Dewey Earl Blackburn and Valine Ellen Gutting.  He spent his lifetime in Springfield, other than the time he spent in the military. 

Mabel Irene Stroh, 98

June 16, 2014

Mabel Irene Stroh, 98, of Pingree, Idaho passed away Friday, June 13, 2014 at Fairwinds Sandcreek Retirement Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Mabel was born Jan. 14, 1916 in Richfield, Idaho to Lester Carl Walker and Mabel Laura Skinner.  She attended elementary school in Aberdeen and graduated from Twin Falls High School.  She then attended Albion State Normal School and later graduated from Idaho State University.
On June 4, 1937 Mabel married Clarence Stroh in Boise, Idaho.  They had three children, Robert Walker, Richard Clarence, and Patricia Irene.

Delta Pettingill, 76

June 16, 2014

Delta Pettingill, 76, of Idaho Falls, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, June 12, 2014. She was under the care of One Source Hospice.
Delta was born on Oct. 11, 1937, in Burton, Idaho, to Glen and Murel Simmons. She grew up in the Lorenzo area and attended Rigby High School, graduating in 1955.

James “Jim” Gust Morris, 77

June 16, 2014

James “Jim” Gust Morris, 77, of Rexburg, died June 12, 2014, at Madison Memorial Hospital of natural causes. 
He was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, on Sept. 11, 1936 to the union of Gust K. Morris and Constance Lagos Morris.
Jim was a fun-loving child known for his pranks and great love of the outdoors. Jim graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1955. It was there that he met his wife of 57 years, Lela Gardner Morris. Jim and Lela were married on Feb. 10, 1956. They were blessed with three beautiful children.

June 13th

Billy Gene Willingham, 61

June 13, 2014

Billy Gene Willingham, 61, passed away in his home on June 2, 2014, from a brain tumor.
Bill was born on April 13, 1953 to Bertha Lee Willingham in Columbia County, Ga. He was raised by his mother and grandparents, Welbur and Rose Willingham.
Bill loved to run track and play handball and chess. His favorite football team was the Oakland Raiders. Bill attended elementary and junior high school in Columbia County. After his grandparents died, he moved to Queens, New York with his mother and father, Charles Powell. He attended and graduated from Bayside High in Bayside, New York in 1971.

June 12th

Betty Woodland, 58

June 12, 2014

Betty Woodland, our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, friend, passed away June 10, 2014 in her home at the age of 58.
Betty was born to Thomas Fredrick and Emma Elizabeth Woodland in Idaho Falls, Idaho on June 19, 1955. She graduated from Blackfoot High School. 
She married Thomas LaFave Aug. 19, 1977, moved to Wisconsin where they lived for 25 years, retired to Oregon, and later divorced in 2010 at which time she moved to Utah. 

Larry Dee Sanders, 59

June 12, 2014

Larry Dee Sanders, 59, passed away on June 8, 2014, at home with his family by his side, from metastatic melanoma. He will be remembered by many as a very caring, generous soul. He was always the first one to offer to help anyone in need.

Harold Van Sickle, 83

June 12, 2014

The greatest love story ever felt by one family ended April 22, 2014 when Harold Van Sickle was reunited with his beautiful wife Florien.
Harold was born on June 21, 1930 in Jefferson, Iowa, to Ira Van Sickle and Myrtle Schilmann Van Sickle.
Harold joined the Navy at the age of 20. He served both foreign and domestic. This honorable sailor stole the heart of Florien Misch and made her his bride June 14, 1952. 

June 11th

Tom R. Hansen, 74

June 11, 2014

Tom R. Hansen, 74, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014. He was born in Blackfoot, Idaho June 12, 1939 to William and Rose Hansen.
He grew up in the Southeast Idaho area and graduated from Blackfoot High in 1957. He was drafted into the Army in December 1961, and was stationed in Fort Collins, Colo. He was discharged, with honors, in March 1963.
He met the love of his life, Marilyn Wallin (Gelles), and married her on Aug. 2, 1973; they were later sealed for time and eternity in the LDS Temple on Aug. 2, 1980.

 

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