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March 21st, 2011

Franklin J. Colson, 80

March 21, 2011

Franklin J. Colson, 80, of Blackfoot passed away Friday, March 18, 2011, at South Davis Hospital in Bountiful, Utah.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2011, at the Riverside 2nd LDS Ward.
The family will meet with friends on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot.
Interment will be in the Riverside-Thomas Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent online to condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

Randy L. Snell, 55

March 21, 2011

Randy L. Snell, 55, of Riverside passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011, at the Bingham Memorial Hospital.
Services are pending and will be announced by the Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.

March 18th

Danny Leroy Dahlquist, 58

March 18, 2011

Danny Leroy Dahlquist, 58, of Blackfoot passed away Sunday, March 13, 2011, at his home.
Survivors include his wife Cherryl Camphouse Dahlquist of Blackfoot; a son, Johntahon Dahlquist of Missoula, Mont.; a brother, David Dahlquist of Boise; a sister, Lila Johnson of Ririe.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dave and Fern Dahlquist; and one brother, Richard.
We would like to thank everyone for their prayers on Danny’s passing.
Services were conducted on March 15, 2011, in the Grove City Cemetery.

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Louise Lewis, 80

March 18, 2011

Elizabeth “Betty” Louise Lewis, 80, of Pocatello, passed away on March 12, 2011, at the Ashley Manor in Chubbuck.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 19, 2011, at the Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling in Blackfoot.
The family will meet with friends on Friday at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. and again on Saturday for an hour prior to services.
Interment will be in the Riverside Thomas Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

Don Taylor McCandless, 83

March 18, 2011

Don was born at Lewisville to Joseph H. and Donna Taylor McCandless, and joined three brothers, Lyman, Ray and Truman. Don graduated from Midway High School in 1945 and entered the Coast Guard for a short time and then the Maritime Service. He was in the 8th Army during the occupation of Japan and the 6th Army during the Korean Conflict.

March 15th

Gregory Lynn Wright, 61

March 15, 2011

Gregory Lynn Wright, 61, of Pocatello passed away Saturday, March 12, 2011, at the Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.
Gregory was born July 29, 1949, in Modesto, Calif., to Owen Winford Wright and Bethine Alice Colthier. He was raised and attended schools in Brea, Calif. 
Gregory served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War from Nov. 22, 1967, to Nov. 21, 1973.
He lived the past seven years in Pocatello and before that had lived in numerous places.
Gregory married Brenda Inman; they had three children and were later divorced.

Nina Anderson Mecham, 85

March 15, 2011

Nina Anderson Mecham, 85, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Saturday, March 12, 2011 at the Willows in Blackfoot.
Nina was born on May 20, 1925 in Goshen, Idaho to Andrew Christian Anderson and Clara Marie Jensen. She attended schools in Shelley, Thomas, Moreland and graduated from Blackfoot in 1943. Later she attended Business College in Pocatello. She lived in Goshen, Shelley, Riverton, Thomas, Riverside, Blackfoot and Pingree.
On March 20, 1944 Nina married Alvin John Mecham in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.  They were later divorced.

Etha (The Hat Lady) Eversole Justesen Hiatt, 96

March 15, 2011

Etha was born on April 22, 1914, in Dixon, Wyo., to Elzie Earl Eversole and Emma Louisa Stocks. She was the second child of eight and the first girl in the family. She always looked up to her older brother, Sanford (deceased), who took her on many adventures as they were growing up.
As the oldest girl in the family she took care of her younger siblings, Frank (deceased), Lee (deceased), Dale (deceased), Lucille (deceased), Don (Evanston, Wyo.) and Patricia (Mrs. Bill Meehan, Layton, Utah).

Judith ‘Judy’ Lee Rundle, 72

March 15, 2011

Judith “Judy” Lee Rundle, 72, of Blackfoot passed away Friday, March 11, 2011 at her home.
Judy was born Aug. 26, 1938 in Detroit, Mich., to Norval Wenner and Henrietta Woiderski. Judy graduated from Firth High School in Michigan in 1957. She lived in Michigan until 1961, when she moved to Southern California. She lived there until 1997, when she moved to Blackfoot and has lived here ever since.
On Aug. 4, 1966 Judy married Douglas Rundle in Santa Anna, Calif. 

Rolla John Windley, 80

March 15, 2011

November 27, 1930 – March 11, 2011
Our beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Rolla John Windley, 80, of Lindon, Utah, passed away on March 11, 2011, in Salt Lake City, Utah due to heart failure.
He was born in Bloomington, Idaho, on Nov. 27, 1930, on Thanksgiving Day. Rolla was the fifth of six children born to John Gordon Windley and Vilda Thornock Windley.

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