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April 29th, 2011

Donald Cannon, 69

April 29, 2011

Donald Cannon, 69, of Blackfoot passed away Thursday, April 28, 2011, at the Bingham Skilled Nursing and Rehab.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

Joe Trent Caldwell, 30

April 29, 2011

Joe Trent Caldwell, 30, of Pingree, died April 25, 2011, as a result of complications due to asthma. 
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2011, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot. The family will meet with friends and family from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 29, 2011, at the funeral home and again for one hour prior to service. Interment will be in the Riverside-Thomas Cemetery.

Fred Keith Merrell, 89

April 29, 2011

Fred Keith Merrell, 89, of Neosho, Mo. and formerly of Blackfoot, passed away, Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at the Medicalodge Nursing Home in Neosho, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 6, 2011, at the Blackfoot LDS Stake Center. The family will meet with friends and family from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot and again for one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will be in the Grove City Cemetery.

Robert Marion Kerr Jr., 97

April 29, 2011

Robert Marion Kerr Jr., 97, of Mapleton, Utah, and, formerly of Blackfoot, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2011, at his home from causes incident to age.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.

April 28th

Harry Clifford Larson, 89

April 28, 2011

Harry Clifford Larson, 89, of Blackfoot passed away April 26, 2011, at Blackfoot Gables Assisted Living with family by his side.
He was born Dec. 16, 1921, in Tekamah, Neb., to Peter Gilbert and Olga Nelson Larson. He grew up on a farm near Craig, Neb., where he graduated from Oakland High School. He entered the Army Air Corps in October 1942 and served his country as part of the 370 Air Service Squadron during World War II, stationed in New Guinea and the Philippines. He received an honorable discharge in January 1946.                  

Don C. Lyon, 84

April 28, 2011

ALBANY, Ore. — Don C. Lyon of Albany, Ore., passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011 at the age of 84 surrounded by his family.
Don was a longtime resident of Albany where he owned and operated OK Novelty Service and where he and his wife of 62 years, Bonnie, raised their three children.
Don was born and spent his early years in Blackfoot graduating from Blackfoot High School in 1945. He worked shearing sheep, ranching and working for U&I Sugar Company.

April 27th

Wanna Mae Williams, 87

April 27, 2011

Wanna Mae Williams, 87 of Blackfoot, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at her home.
She was born Sept. 2, 1923, in Shelley, the daughter of Lawrence Spencer “Dick” and RDella Mae Johnson Plant.
Wanna was raised and educated in the Blackfoot area.
She married Paul Maurice Williams, Sr. on Nov. 23, 1940, in Reno, Nev.
Wanna was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was a visiting teacher.
She enjoyed making quilts and visiting with people, especially her family.

Joe Caldwell, 30

April 27, 2011

Joe Trent Caldwell, 30, of Pingree, died Monday, April 25, 2011, as a result of complications due to asthma.
He was born Dec. 17, 1980, in Idaho Falls, the son of Brent and RaNae Caldwell. He attended Snake River schools and graduated from Snake River High School in 1999, where he was a member of the FFA. He attended college at Idaho State University and studied mechanical engineering. Joe was employed by S.M. Stoller where he was a teamster for the Idaho CERCLA Disposal Facility.

April 26th

Lee W. Buttars, 91

April 26, 2011

CENTERVILLE, Utah — Lee W. Buttars, 91, passed away, Sunday, April 24, 2011.He was born Dec. 5, 1919 at Clarkston, Utah, the son of David Alexander and Rosetta Loosle Buttars. He grew up on the family farm and from an early age assisted his father and brothers with farming chores.
He graduated from North Cache High School in 1938. He earned his B.S. degree in Agriculture with a minor in chemistry from Utah State Agricultural College (USU) in 1948.
Lee served an LDS mission to the Western United States from 1941 to 1943, serving mostly in Wyoming and South Dakota.

Salvador S. Hernandez, 86

April 26, 2011

Salvador S. “Savior” Hernandez, 86, of Blackfoot, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 23, 2011, at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Pocatello surrounded by family.
He was born Sept. 2, 1924, in Blackfoot, the son of Nicholas and Rosario Hernandez.
He grew up in Blackfoot and attended school at St. Margaret’s Catholic School in Blackfoot. In 1944 he joined the US Army and served in the South Pacific during World War II, where he was wounded in action. He received the Purple Heart Award and was honorably discharged in 1946.

 

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