Archive - Obituary
Raymond Jensen, 87, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at his home.
Funeral services are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.
Mary M. Hanni, 86, passed away on Aug. 27, 2011, at her home in Mackay.
She was born Sept. 17, 1924, in White Knob, Idaho, the fourth child of Claude and Florence Ritson Woods.Â Mary was raised in Mackay and graduated from Mackay High School in 1942.Â While in high school, Mary was active with the girls basketball team and the band club.
Andrew Dunford Elison passed Aug. 29, 2011, of causes resulting from a fall on Memorial Day.
He was born March 13, 1956, to Lewis and Elaine (Dunford) Elison in Blackfoot. The family moved to Price, Utah, briefly, then moved back to Blackfoot to live in Grandpa Marvin Elisonâ€™s house on Riverton Road. A new house was built next door where Lewis and Elaine raised six children. They had a farm where Andy drove the tractor to haul hay and he also milked cows. He loved his mother very much and helped her with chores in the home.
Charles Edward Pieper, 89, passed away from duodenal cancer Sunday, Aug. 28. 2011, at his Arco home. He was born, raised and lived his entire life in Arco. For the last 27 years he and his wife, Faye have spent six monthw each winter in Yuma, Ariz., at their â€śsnowbirdâ€ť home in Winter Gardens.
Ross Cameron Sydenham, son of Charles and Leona Paulina (Dimmit) Sydenham, was born in Broken Bow, Neb., on March 19, 1929, and died in Lehi, Utah, on Aug. 26, 2011.
The span of his life was 82 years, 5 months, and 7 days, and it ended peacefully in the midst of his loving family. In the days preceding his death, Cameron had expressed the desire to be relieved of his suffering and reunited with his eternal companion, Sadie Beth (Gardner).
Kim Vance Nakamura, 27, of Blackfoot, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. in Blackfoot.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.
Lloyd Blair Brower, 86, of Moreland, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, at Bingham Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at the Moreland LDS Church. A viewing will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling in Blackfoot, and again for one hour prior to the service at the church.
Interment will be in the Moreland Cemetery where final military rites will be presented by American Legion Stewart Hoover Post #23.
Our beloved son, brother and father, Wyc John Beasley, departed our world to join his mother on August 25, 2011.
Wyc was born on Christmas Day, 1977 to William â€śBillâ€ť and Sharon Sheepskin Beasley.Â Wyc grew up and spent the majority of his life in Fort Hall with a brief time away in Colorado during his elementary years.
William Verl Larsen, 88, of Ammon, Idaho, died August 24, 2011, at his home. He had been under the care of Hospice of Eastern Idaho.
He was born January 1, 1923, the fourth child of five to LaVera Fullmer Larsen and James Peter Larsen Jr. in Groveland, Idaho.Â He was educated in Groveland and Blackfoot, and graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1941. He served in the U.S. Navy Air Crops from 1943-1946.
Verl attended Idaho State University where he learned the trade of welding and in 1972 earned a degree in education.
Bobbie Harris Dawson Merrill, 69, of Longview, Texas, passed away peacefully on Thursday August 18, 2011, at her residence after a short battle with cancer. She was born on March 15, 1942, in Sash, Texas to Loney Clyde Harris and Fannie Bell Cook.
Bobbie grew up in Honey Grove and Longview, Texas, the only girl in a family of boys. She was a loving sister to those boys â€“ competitive, but loving. She graduated from Longview High School in 1960. She married Robert Dawson in 1961, later divorced.