Archive - Obituary
June 28th, 2011
On June 23, 2011, we lost the most amazing, strong, loving, surprising, funny, smart, creative, thoughtful and nurturing woman we have ever known.Â She touched thousands of lives with her sincere charm, understanding, empathy and generosity.
Many books have been written to teach what she intuitively knew and lived, with excellence and determination.Â We are devastated, but we were blessed to have had her in our lives.Â Cherished by her husband, children, family and friends, Ruth Anne Leach lives on in our hearts though her body is no more.Â We will love and miss her until we join her.
Dell Edwin BadHawk Sr., 77, returned to the Creator on Friday, June 24, 2011, with family by his side at The Portneuf Rehab Center in Pocatello due to health complications.
Dell Edwin BadHawk Sr. was born on Jan. 11, 1934, in Poplar, Mont., to Katie Looking and Jacob BadHawk Sr. He is a member of The Fort Peck Assiniboine-Sioux Tribes. He was the eldest of 12 siblings.
As a young man he worked as a laborer in the agricultural industry.
He joined the United States Marine Corps in his teens. During the Korean Conflict, he served as a sergeant in 1951.
Larry A. Grimmett, 63, of Blackfoot passed away June 26, 2011, at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah, after a long illness.
Larry was born on May 5, 1948, in John Day, Ore., to Elden Grimmett and Ethel Sims Grimmett Savage.
He graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in Cypress, Calif., and then served in the United States Army in Vietnam.Â
Larry worked for the Union Pacific Railroad as a carman welder for 30 years.Â
Delbert Lee Duchscher, 56, of Blackfoot passed away Saturday, June 25, 2011, at his home.
He was born on Dec. 16, 1954, in Blackfoot to Delbert Roy Herman and Jennie Mae McCalluy.Â He has lived his entire life in Blackfoot.Â He attended school in the Snake River School District.
Delbert served in the United States Army.
On Feb. 10, 1982, he married Thelma Jones in Rigby, they were later divorced.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
He was a member of the Catholic Church.
Delbert was a truck driver for many years and enjoyed being on the road.
He liked be outdoors, fishing, camping, wrestling and watching WWC.
Randee Colin Bowman, 58, of Blackfoot, passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2011, at his home.
According to his wishes no services are planned at this time.
The family is under the care of Hawker Funeral Home and memorial condolences may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Danny Junior Eagle, 58, of Pocatello passed away Saturday, June 25, 2011, at the Portneuf Care and Rehabilitation Center in Pocatello.
Danny was born Nov. 9, 1952, in Pocatello to Ella Sambo and Paul Eagle of Fort Hall.Â Later in childhood he was adopted by Homer and Nell Cutler of Ross Fork Creek.
Danny attended school in the Fort Hall area and graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1971.Â While in high school he was active in the Rodeo Club, FFA and Indian Club.
Bailey Marie Morgan, 4-month-old infant daughter of Pocatello residents Kelly and Diane Morgan, died Thursday, June 23, 2011, from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Survivors include her parents, Kelly Joseph Morgan and Diane Marie McFetridge Morgan, her sister Brooke Ann Morgan (2), all of Pocatello, grandparents Virgil and Debbie Morgan, Ione, Ore., and Darrell and Marlie McFetridge of Enterprise, Ore.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2011, at the Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot. The family will meet with friends for an hour prior to services.
Barbara Jane Poole Fowers Pendlebury, age 89, died on June 25, 2011, at home in Blackfoot following a lingering illness.
She was born on May 16, 1922, in Rexburg, the daughter of Leslie E. and Leona Hoopes Poole. She attended two years of elementary school in Rexburg, then finished her education in Idaho Falls, graduating from Idaho Falls High School in 1940. She also attended the University of Idaho. She cherished the memories of the years she spent with her beloved grandparents in Rexburg, and had many friends throughout her life who touched her deeply.
Walter Tschikof died on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, in Meridian at the well-seasoned age of 90.
We hope all those wishing to honor Waltâ€™s life will attend a memorial celebration planned for 4 p.m., Saturday, June 25, 2011, at Nalder Funeral Home in Shelley.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.nalderfuneralhome.com.
Eva Parsons Cunningham passed away quietly Friday, June 17, 2011, at home with her family near her side.
She was born April 12, 1922, in Sterling to Ralph and Velma Parsons. The second of three children, Eva lived there for the first two years of her life until her father moved them to Butte, Mont.,, to work in the copper mines. Six years later, with the Depression in full swing and the mines closing, the family moved back to Sterling.