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March 2nd, 2011

Robert ‘Bob’ Robison 1936-2011

March 2, 2011

Robert Mark Robison, 74, died Friday, Feb, 25, 2011 in Boise.
He was born Dec. 22, 1936, in Richfield, Utah, to Mark Asa Robison and DeNiese Sayer.
A Jehovah’s Witness since his youth, he was an active member until his death.
Bob grew up in Blackfoot and married Joyce Maree Gray on June 9, 1958. They had four children; Marty Mark, Kirk Robert, Michael Alexander and Molinda Maree. Bob worked in the roofing business. They lived 10 years in Hailey and built a unique, beautiful log home near the Wood River. Next, they lived in Alaska five years before moving back to Boise.

March 1st

Joann Jensen, 64

March 1, 2011

Joann Jensen, 64, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at Bingham Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

Warren Israel ‘Is’ Merrill, 82

March 1, 2011

Warren Israel “Is” Merrill, 82, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at Renaissance Assisted Living in Blackfoot.
A funeral service will be held at noon on Saturday, March 5, 2011. at Blackfoot 4th Ward, 520 N. Shilling Avenue.
Family will meet with friends and relatives from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2011 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot and for one hour prior to services at the church.
 Interment will follow at the Moreland Cemetery.

Eric V. Hauser

March 1, 2011

Eric was born in Columbus, Ohio, where his father was stationed in the military. He lived his first four years in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. In 1965, the family moved from Ohio to California; in 1970, from California to Blackfoot. He died of an apparent heart attack in Kent, Wash.

February 24th

Rita Marie Snipe Wettenbone, 67

February 24, 2011

Rita Marie Snipe Wettenbone, 67,of Fort Hall passed away Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.

Vonda Mae Bohney O’Shea, 65

February 24, 2011

Vonda Mae Bohney O’Shea, 65, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at her home.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot.
The family will meet with friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Fielding Memorial Park Cemetery in Idaho Falls. 
Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

Dean R. Hill, 66

February 24, 2011

Dean R. Hill, 66, of Blackfoot passed away Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, at Bingham Memorial Hospital.
No further services are planned at this time.
Family is under the care of Hawker Funeral Home.

Kenneth E. Douglass, 85

February 24, 2011

Kenneth E. Douglass, 85, of Pocatello passed away Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Portneuf Medical Center.
According to his wishes direct cremation services will take place under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date and a full obituary will be published in Friday’s paper.

Betty J. Burback, 81

February 24, 2011

Betty Jean Nussbaum Burback, 81, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, in Pocatello.
She was born on Aug. 29, 1929, in Montpelier. She was the youngest of six children born to John Jacob and Emilie Anderegg Nussbaum.
When Betty was eight months old, her family moved to Pocatello. She attended Pocatello High School, graduating in 1946.
She married George Charles “Charlie” Burback, her childhood friend, on Dec. 1, 1947, upon his return from military service. They had two children: David (Linda) of Corvallis, Ore., and Sandra (Kim) Rogers of Blackfoot.

February 22nd

Kenneth W. Ditto, 72

February 22, 2011

Kenneth W. Ditto, 72, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at his home.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of the Hawker Funeral Home.

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