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June 3rd, 2011

Carl J. "Buzz" Broadhead

June 3, 2011

A burial service will be held at Fielding Memorial cemetery on Friday, June 10, 2011, at noon for Carl J. "Buzz" Broadhead.
Carl was born in Payson, Utah, on Nov. 27, 1940, to Perris and LaVerne Beck Broadhead. He moved to Idaho in 1958 and lived in Rose.
In 1964, he took his family on a trip to California and loved it there so much that he found a job there and lived in California the rest of his life.
He ran a food business in San Bernardino at the National Orange Show Grounds for many years. He then retired in Apple Valley, Calif.

Ethel Roberts Hernandez, 89

June 3, 2011

POCATELLO — Ethel Roberts Hernandez, 89, a former longtime Fort Hall resident and wife of the late Manuel Hernandez, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at the Gables Assisted Living in Pocatello of causes incident to age. 
Ethel was born Dec. 23, 1921, the daughter of Samuel Leo Roberts and Elva Fanny Call Roberts in Chesterfield. 
Ethel was raised on the family farm in Toponce where she spent many memorable days helping her mother with the household chores and her father in the fields tilling the soil with horsedrawn farming equipment.

June 2nd

Ida L. “Kelly” Plevick, 73

June 2, 2011

Ida L. “Kelly” Plevick, 73, of Blackfoot, passed away Monday, May 30, 2011, at
Bingham Memorial Extended Care in Blackfoot. 
Kelly was born Oct. 3, 1937, in New Bedford, Mass., to John Kelly and Stella L. Souza. She moved to the Blackfoot area in 1990 and has lived here ever since.
Kelly is survived by her daughters, Laura (John) Boodry of Blackfoot, Tamra McHale of Pennsylvania and Debbie (Gabe) Young of California; son Jeffrey Lizee of Boise; brothers, Thomas and Johnny; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

June 1st

William Frew, 81

June 1, 2011

William Frew, 81, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2011 at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.
He was born December 18, 1929 in Roberts, Idaho to Stanley W. and Lilly Jardine Frew. Bill was raised in the Roberts area where he received his education, graduating from Roberts High School in 1947. He enlisted in the United States Army and served his country with honor.
On January 5, 1969 he married Nevada Hawley in Reno, Nevada. They made their home in Howe, Idaho where Bill ranched and farmed most of his working life. 

Jack Edwin Merritt, 77

June 1, 2011

Jack Edwin Merritt, 77, longtime businessman and resident of Blackfoot passed away Thursday, May 26, 2011 at his home. He was under the care of his dedicated and loving wife and the staff of Blackfoot Home Health and Hospice.
Born January 5, 1934 in Afton, Wyoming the third of eight children to Paul Merritt and LaFawn Skinner Merritt. After graduating from Rigby High School, he enlisted in the Army and served in Newfoundland during the Korean War.
He married BernaDine Hawker on Friday, July 13, 1956 in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.

Ida L. Plevick, 66

June 1, 2011

Ida L. Plevick, 66, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Monday, May 30, 2011 at Bingham Memorial Extended Care in Blackfoot.
Funeral services are pending and will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home.

Marilyn M. Jolley, 75

June 1, 2011

Marilyn M. Jolley, 75, of Firth passed away peacefully May 26, 2011 at her home under hospice care.
 
She was born June 6, 1935 in Shelley, Idaho to Marion C. and Voilet Mitchell Esplin.  She attended school in Shelley, Basalt, and graduated from Firth High School.
 
She married Merlyn D. Jolley in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on December 7, 1956.
 
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where she served in the Primary, Young Womens and Relief Society Organizations.  She also served with her husband in the Idaho Falls Temple.
 

Marguerite Young King, 95

June 1, 2011

Marguerite Young King, 95, of Firth died peacefully in her home on May 23, 2011.
 
Marguerite was born November 17, 1915 in Coyote (now called Antimony) Utah to William Riley and Clara Belle Savage Young.  She attended high school in Circleville, Utah.
 
She married Merrill L. King on May 8, 1933.  When they had saved enough money to travel to Salt Lake City, they were sealed in the temple on February 6, 1934.
 

Darthella Leavitt, 80

June 1, 2011

Darthella Leavitt peacefully passed away May 25, 2011 at the age of 80 surrounded by family at her home at The Gables Assisted Living Center of Shelley. 
 
She was born June 13, 1930 to Jesse Stephen and Mary Alta Collings Downs in Deer Lodge, Montana.  She grew up in Lewisville Idaho where she attended Midway High School. 
 

Timothy Fredrick Swenson, 65

June 1, 2011

POCATELLO - Family and friends of Tim Swenson announce his departure on 21 May 2011 to a new home, now in heaven with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Timothy Fredrick Swenson, 65 passed away from the ravages of cancer at Portneuf Regional Medical Center in Pocatello, Idaho on Saturday, May 21,2011 surrounded by his family.

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