Archive - Obituary
February 8th, 2011
Peter Ward, 36, of Groveland passed away Monday, Feb. 7, 2011 at his home.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.
Dr. Varon LeRoy Howell, known to many as Principal, mentor, teacher, and friend, graduated on February 3, 2011, with Honors from the school of mortality.
â€śBig Vâ€ť, as many knew him, was born on March 9, 1929, to Reta (Fackrell) and Newell Howell in Blackfoot, ID. The locals knew him as fun-loving and outgoing. He was their High School basketball superstar!
Thelma Cossaboom, 92, of Pocatello passed away Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, at the Hillcrest Haven care center in Pocatello.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.
Beth Marion White, 93, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at her home.
Beth was born at home on the family farm five miles southeast of Idaho Falls on Feb. 28, 1917, to Marcia Elizabeth Asper Twichel and Alvin Lester Twichel. She attended schools in the Idaho Falls School District and graduated from Idaho Falls High School in 1935, going on to college at Utah State University (then Agricultural College), graduating in 1938.
Barbara Dowd, 88, of Pocatello passed away peacefullyFriday, Jan. 28, 2011, at an assisted living center in Pocatello.
As per her wishes, Barbara was cremated. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at Downard Funeral Home, 241 North Garfield Ave., Pocatello. (208) 233-0686.
Friends who wish may send online condolences to the family by visiting www.DownardFuneralHome.com.
SPOKANE, Wash. â€” Betty M Peterson, 89, graduated from life while surrounded by people who loved her on Jan. 26, 2011.
She was born Beth Monk on May 2, 1921 in Plano, Idaho, into the loving family of Fredrick Lloyd and Charlotte Grace (Laswell) Monk and big sister Clarice. Her early years where filled with life on a farm, graduating from high school in Blackfoot and sailing through cosmetology school in Pocatello.
FORT HALL - Tamara Pocatello, 40, passed away at a local facility. Traditional Native American viewing and visitation will be held at the Racehorse-Robles residence on East Ballard Road and Highway 91 at 10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 31. A funeral service will be held at the same location at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 1, and burial in the Cedar Cemetery on Reservation Road will follow. Funeral arrangements are under the care of the family.
Betty Lee Anthony, 82, of Firth, Idaho passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at her home in Firth.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 31, 2011 at the Kimball Ward LDS Church with Bishop Boyd Petersen conducting.
The family will meet with friends and relatives from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, January 30, 2011 at Hawker Funeral Home and again for one hour prior to services at the church.
Interment will be in the Firth Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dennis Myron Park, 65, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at the Renaissance Assisted Living in Blackfoot.
He was born June 29, 1945 in Blackfoot, Idaho the son of Myron Earl Park and Orva LaRee Lilya.
He graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1963.Â He then attended Ricks College for 2 years and for a short time at Utah State University.
Dennis was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served a Spanish speaking mission in Fresno, California from1966-1968. His father passed away while he was serving a mission.
Mary Buckland, 91, of Blackfoot, passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at the Idaho Falls Care and Rehab.
She was born November 21, 1919 in Blackfoot, Idaho the daughter of Harry Hamilton and Bertha Marriott.Â Her youth was spent with summers on the ranch in Springfield and the school year in the Blackfoot until American Falls Dam took the ranch.
Mary lived in the Blackfoot area most of her life and received her education in Blackfoot, graduating from Blackfoot High School in 1937.