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February 24th, 2011

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.

Dean R. Hill, 66

February 22, 2011

Dean R. Hill, 66, of Blackfoot passed away Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, at Bingham Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.

Eric Hauser, 50

February 22, 2011

KENT, Wash. — Eric V. Hauser, 50, died Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, in Kent, Wash., of an apparent heart attack. Cremation has taken place.
Eric graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1979. He was the eldest son of Ralph and Mary Hauser of Blackfoot.
A complete obituary and notice of a memorial service will be forthcoming.

Samuel Doyle Jones, 91

February 22, 2011

Samuel Doyle Jones, 91, of Blackfoot, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, at the Bingham Memorial Hospital from complications incident to age.
He was born March 18, 1919, in Riverton, Idaho to Samuel Henry and Emily Curtis Jones. He attended schools in Blackfoot. During school, he was active in choir, band (he was the drum major), drama and tennis. Later he became the Blackfoot City Champion in singles and doubles.
On Aug. 11, 1936, he married Lucille Gardner in Blackfoot. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple on Feb. 2, 1938. They made their home in Blackfoot.

Richard ‘Dick’ Dee Johnston, 78

February 22, 2011

Richard, “Dick” Dee Johnston, 78, of Blackfoot passed away on Feb. 19, 2011, at Renaissance Assisted Living in Blackfoot.
Dick was born on June 1, 1932, at his grandmother’s home on a farm near Logan, Kansas, to Kenneth and Beulah Johnston.

February 21st

Gabriel Martinez Coronado, 87

February 21, 2011

Gabriel Martinez Coronado, 87, of Shelley passed away Feb, 16, 2011, at his home.
He was born March 24, 1923, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, to Antonio and Alejandra Martinez Coronado.
He married Maria Conception Tapia on May 14, 1944, in Real De Catorse, Mexico.  In 1949 they came to America. They moved to Shelley in 1958 where he was a longtime employee of R.T. French and Pillsbury companies. He was the father of 12 children.
He was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Idaho Falls.

February 18th

Peter Clark Ward, 36

February 18, 2011

Peter Clark Ward, 36, of Blackfoot, Idaho was peacefully reunited with his mom and loved ones on Monday, February 7, 2011 at his home following a brief and sudden illness.
Peter was born May 23, 1974 in Pocatello, Idaho to Daroll R. Ward and Bonnie K. Dimos. He attended school in the Blackfoot School District, graduating from Blackfoot High School 1992. Other than living in Salt Lake City for a short time, he spent his lifetime in Blackfoot.
Peter worked at various construction jobs. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing, camping, bowling and spending time with friends.

February 17th

Gabriel Coronado, 87

February 17, 2011

Gabriel Martinez Coronado, 87, of Shelley passed away Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, at his home.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church on 9th and Lee Streets in Idaho Falls. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Nalder Funeral Home (110 West Oak) in Shelley.  A Rosary service will start at 5 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. 
Interment will be in the Shelley Hillcrest Cemetery.  Condolences can be sent to the family at www.nalderfuneralhome.com.

 

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