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April 18th, 2011

Sandra Rossi, 66

April 18, 2011

Sandra Rossi, 66 year old Pingree resident, died Sunday, April 17, 2011, at her home following an illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Hawker Funeral Home.

L. John Hennefer, 80

April 18, 2011

L. John Hennefer, 80 year old Riverside resident, died Sunday, April 17, 2011 at a Pocatello hospital following an illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Hawker Funeral Home.

Rual Fullmer Campbell, 83

April 18, 2011

Rual Fullmer Campbell, 83, of Idaho Falls passed away peacefully Friday, April 15, 2011, in Shelley. He was under the care of Hands of Hope Hospice.
He was born Nov. 17, 1927, in Tetonia to Anna Almedia Fullmer Campbell and Bryant Garr Campbell. He was the sixth of 11 children. His family moved from Providence, Utah, in 1900 to homestead the Tetonia dry farm.
He attended schools at Tetonia Elementary, Driggs Junior High and Driggs High. Rual loved sports, especially playing baseball. He began working at a very young age and was a hard worker and a devoted family man.

Wilford Ballard Sr., 79

April 18, 2011

Wilford Ballard Sr. (aka Wolfie), 79, of Pocatello, died at a local hospital following an illness. 
He was born March 22, 1932 in Fort Hall to Julius and Katie Hill Ballard. 
He married Leota Amy Ponzo in Fort Hall. He worked as an auto mechanic with Johnson’s Auto. He then went to Fort Worth, Texas, where he took training to become a certified welder in 1959-60. 
Upon returning to Idaho he worked for the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes as a certified welder working in the Soil and Moisture Department until he retired. 

Tobie Kade Robinson, 23

April 18, 2011

Tobie Kade Robinson, 23, of Blackfoot, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2011, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
He was born March 1, 1988, in Pocatello to Ronald Kay and Rhonda Kim Murray Robinson. Tobie was the third of four boys. He lived in Pocatello and Boise until the age of six when his family moved to Blackfoot.

Gary M. Gay, 67

April 18, 2011

Gary M. Gay, 67, of Blackfoot, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.                                                                  Gary was born May 7, 1943, in Pocatello to Walter Scott and Blanche Viola Davis Gay.  He has lived his entire life in Southeast Idaho, primarily in Blackfoot, graduating from Snake River High School in 1961.                                                                    On June 15, 1962, he married his one and only love, Joan M. Rossi, in Pingree.  Gary was a member of St.

April 12th

Roger Patterson, 59

April 12, 2011

Roger Patterson, 59, of Sugar Grove, Ill., passed away April 7, 2011 in Geneva, Ill. He was born Feb. 6, 1952, in Borger, Texas, to TJ and Virginia Patterson.
He was a member of the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church. He enjoyed playing in the hand bell choir; he was a member of their Evangilism and Membership committee; and was active on a church committee to start a community garden.
Roger retired from United Airlines and was currently working at Hesed House, a homeless shelter in Aurora, Ill.

Doris A. Smith, 97    

April 12, 2011

Doris Andersen Smith, 97 a lifelong resident of Blackfoot, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, April 9, 2011.
Doris was born on Feb. 18, 1914, in Blackfoot. Her parents were James Henry Andersen and LeVerna Call Andersen. She attended Blackfoot High School and graduated in 1932. She attended college in Pocatello for two years and received her teaching certificate. She taught school in Gorveland for two years. She married Thomas B. Smith In Pocatello on June 21, 1936.

April 11th

Doris A. Smith, 97

April 11, 2011

Doris A. Smith, 97, of Blackfoot passed away Saturday, April 9, 2011, at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 15, 2011, at the 6th Ward LDS Chapel, 660 Teton, Blackfoot..Family will meet with friends from 9:30-10:45 a.m. at the church prior to the service.
Services are pending and will be announced by the Hawker Funeral Home.

Ralph F. ‘Bugs’ Dixey, Jr., 74

April 11, 2011

POCATELLO — Ralph F. Dixey, Jr., 74, passed away Friday, April 8, 2011. at the Pocatello Care and Rehab Center.
He was born Aug. 4, 1936 in Fort Hall to Ralph F. Dixey, Sr. and Virgie Gibson Dixey. He has lived his entire life in the Gibson area of Fort Hall. He attended school in Blackfoot and Chemawa Indian School in Salem, Ore.
In February, 1959, he married Daisy Wenee at Fort Hall.
Ralph served in the United States Navy during the Korean War, aboard the U.S.S. Richard B. Anderson.

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