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April 11th, 2011

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.

Lynn M. Wolfley, 89

April 11, 2011

Lynn M. Wolfley, 89, of Riverside passed away April 8, 2011, in Blackfoot, five days after his lifelong companion of 70 years, at The Willows Assisted Living Center.
Lynn was born May 12, 1921, in Etna, Wyo., the youngest of 11 children to Henry Louise and Jeanette May McGavin Wolfley. He attended first through eighth grade in Etna and graduated from Moreland High School in 1940, where he excelled as a boxer.

Arlin Taylor, 94

April 11, 2011

Arlin D Taylor, 94, of Firth passed away at his home on April 8, 2011. of natural causes.

April 8th

Roger Patterson, 59

April 8, 2011

Roger Patterson, 59, of Aurora, Ill., and formerly of Blackfoot passed away Thursday, April 07, 2011.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.

April 7th

Scott Campfield, 41

April 7, 2011

Scott Campfield, 41
Scott Campfield, 41, of Blackfoot, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at his home.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.

VaLayne Weeks, 57

April 7, 2011

REXBURG — VaLayne Weeks, 57, of Rexburg, passed into our Father’s loving arms on April 5, 2011, at Madison Memorial Hospital.
She was born June 2, 1953 in Pocatello to Don and Elaine Mangum.
A beloved wife, mother of 11, grammie of 23, sister, daughter and friend, she was a “groupie” and loved spending time with everyone in her large family! She loved life and was a very positive and happy person. She had a heart of Gold and shared it with everyone she met.

April 6th

Edward Allen Harrison, 89

April 6, 2011

Edward Allen Harrison, 89, of Aberdeen passed away Monday, April 4, 2011, at Bingham Memorial Hospital and Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center in Blackfoot. 
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, 2011, at the Aberdeen LDS Church.
Family will meet with friends from 10-10:45 a.m. prior to services at the church.
Arrangements are under the care of Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.
Condolences may be sent to the family at

April 5th

Leon Esplin, 78

April 5, 2011

Leon M. Esplin, 78, of Basalt, passed away at home on April 3, 2011.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 8, 2011, at the Firth Stake Center (823 North 675 East) in Basalt. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Nalder Funeral Home (110 West Oak) in Shelley and Friday from 10-10:45 a.m. before the services at the church. 
Interment will be in the Shelley Hillcrest Cemetery.
Condolences can be sent to the family at

Harry N. Lewis, 87

April 5, 2011

POCATELLO – Harry N. Lewis, 87, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 3, 2011, at his home surrounded by loving family members.
Funeral services for Harry will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9, 2011, at Wilks Funeral Home, 211 W. Chubbuck Road. A viewing will be held 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 8, 2011, and for one hour prior to the services at the funeral home on Saturday. The interment will follow the services at Restlawn Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the Pocatello Veterans Honor Guard.
Condolences for the Lewis family may be sent online at

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