Archive - Obituary
October 26th, 2013
Ruth Lucille Kinney Nelson King, 74, of Blackfoot passed away at her sister, Karen Cornelisonâ€™s home in Rexburg on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
Â She was born March 31, 1939 in Pocatello, to Gerald Chester and Bessie Jones Kinney.Â She was raised and attended school in Pocatello for most of her early years, then moved to Pingree in 1957 where she graduated from Snake River High School in 1958.
Wilma Edra Cowley, Shiner, 94, of Coalinga, CA., passed away peacefully in her sleep, Friday, October 18, 2013 at the home of her daughter, Jaymee Orton, in Blackfoot, Idaho.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â She was born May 24, 1919 in Sunnyside, Utah to Claude Quayle and Ruth Tatton Cowley, the youngest of three sisters.Â
Darlene Bitton Draper Poole was born May 5, 1923 in Riverside, ID and passed away in Bingham Memorial Hospital on October 18, 2013.Â She is the daughter of John W. Bitton and Althea Bingham Bitton.Â
Darlene graduated from Moreland High School in 1941 where she had enjoyed participating in music and played basketball.
Donna Marie Hall, 46, of Blackfoot, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013 at the Bingham Memorial Hospital.
Donna was born February 21, 1967 in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Donn Austin and Maxine Jane Hunt Bate.Â She was raised in the Osgood-Roberts area and attended school in Rigby.Â Donna has lived in various places in Southeast Idaho and has resided in Blackfoot the last six years.
In 1987 she married Lewis Ehardt, they were later divorced.Â On February 7, 1994 she married William Hall in Idaho Falls.
Barbara Desa Cammack Anderson, 81, of St. George, Utah and formerly of Blackfoot, passed away Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 at her home in St. George.
Â She was born Nov. 15, 1931 in Sterling at the home of her parents,Â Rulon Francis and Desa Jane Theobald Cammack.Â She was a premature twin, weighing slightly less than two pounds.Â Her twin brother, Rulon, passed away shortly after birth, but with her parents' devoted care,Â Barbara survived and grew into a delightful little girl.
Johnny Dell Nugent, 70, of Sterling, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 at his home.
He was born Nov. 19, 1942 in Sterling to Arnold Napoleon and Della Phillips Nugent.Â Johnny was the 12th of 14 children.
During his childhood, Johnny attended schools in the Grandview/Springfield area.Â He attended Aberdeen High School where he met his only love, Susan Joanne Anderson.Â They were married Oct. 21, 1959 in Rigby.Â
Elder Colt Daniel Kunz, 20, passed away Oct. 9, 2013 in Tampico, Mexico while serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He was born on Aug. 11, 1993 in Rexburg and was the youngest of 10 children born to Ryan and Ranae Hathaway Kunz.
Colt grew up on the family farm in Victor. Riding horses, moving pipe, riding four-wheelers and motorbikes and working alongside his family were many activities he enjoyed. He became an Eagle Scout at age 13.
Helen Stoddard Patrick was a loving mother, devoted wife, and friend to many.Â She was born in 1923 in Kimball and passed away at her home on Oct. 9, 2013. Helen spent her life making others feel welcomed, respected, and loved.
Marengo-Gary Lynn Carter, born Dec.7, 1937 in Mount Clemens, Mich., died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, peacefully in his home, surrounded by his children, after a long illness. Gary was a devoted husband and father.
Gary met Carol Grace Beyer in Mt. Clemens where on June 25, 1960 the couple married and spent the next 53 years together. Carol Grace Carter passed away one day prior to Gary, only one short day apart. Today they are in paradise where they will be together forever.
Frank Walker Galloway, 87, of Blackfoot passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 at Pocatello Care and Rehabilitation in Pocatello.
Frank was born Sept. 28, 1926 in Gibson
to Charles Walker Galloway and Lillian Dixey.Â He was raised south of Blackfoot on Diggie Road.Â He attended boarding school in Fort Hall and then was drafted into the Army.Â He served in the Army from 1941 to 1945 in WWII and the Korean Conflict.
Â In June of 1948 Frank married Georgina Teton in Blackfoot.Â Georgina passed away in November of 2008.