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September 23rd, 2010

Elena Francine Robertson, 67

September 23, 2010

KUNA — Elena Francine Robertson, 69, of Blackfoot, passed away Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, in Boise with her family by her side. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 24, at the LDS Chapel at 4225 N. Linder Ave., Kuna. Interment will follow the services at Dry Creek Cemetery.

Lon William Herbst, 60

September 23, 2010

POCATELLO-Lon William Herbst, 60, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, at his home.
Lon was born Feb. 1, 1950, to E. Randall and Margie Ireton Herbst in Blackfoot, Idaho.
He attended Groveland Elementary, Blackfoot Junior High, and graduated from Blackfoot High School.
Lon joined the Army in 1969 and served on active duty in Southeast Asia. While serving in the military he received several awards.
Lon married Kristina Alleen Jenkins on Jan. 18,1982, and they were later sealed in the Los Angeles LDS Temple.

Janice H. Thurman

September 23, 2010

Janice H. Thurman of Blackfoot, 71, passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 20, 2010, while surrounded by family. 
She was born on Feb. 12, 1939, in Blackfoot, to Robert and Velma Hansen.  With the exception of one year in Salt Lake City, she lived her entire life in Blackfoot, where she was known by many. 

September 22nd

Alma Jemmett Reid, 88

September 22, 2010

Alma Jemmett Reid, 88, passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, at her home near Blackfoot.
She was born Dec. 21, 1921, in Shelley to Clifford and Daphne Webb Jemmett.  She was the middle child of a loving family of four girls and five boys.
Alma was raised along Cedar Creek in the Blackfoot River Mountains. She boarded part time in Firth to attend high school, and then went on to business college in Salt Lake City, Utah. She worked for the Navy Depot in Clearfield, Utah, until returning to Idaho to marry her cowboy sweetheart, Fred Reid, on Dec. 27, 1942. 

September 20th

Seth J. Taylor

September 21, 2010

Seth J. Taylor, 86, passed away Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, at home.

Roger M. Williams

September 21, 2010

Roger M. Williams, 55, passed away Sept. 18, 2010, in the arms of his loved ones at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
He was born Feb. 22, 1955, in Idaho Falls to Alton E. Williams and Joyce Elizabeth Obrey Williams.
Roger grew up in the Idaho Falls-Iona area and attended Bonneville High School.
He worked as a heavy equipment mechanic at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) for 27 years. Prior to working at the INL, he worked at Ermal’s and had an automotive repair shop at his home.  He was a member of the Eagles Lodge.

Kay Perkins Lyman, 95

September 20, 2010

Kay Perkins Lyman, 95, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 15,
2010, in Blackfoot.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at the Blanding LDS Stake Center in Blanding, Utah. Family is under the care of Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot. Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

Seth J. Taylor, 86

September 20, 2010

Seth J. Taylor, 86, of Emmett and formerly of Blackfoot died Friday, Sept. 17, at home.
Services pending and under the direction of Potter Funeral Chapel in Emmett.

Alma Reid, 89

September 20, 2010

Alma Reid, an 89-year-old Presto area resident, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, at her home surrounded by family following an illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Hawker Funeral Home.

Cloris Butler Benson. 97

September 20, 2010

Cloris Butler Benson, 97, passed away peacefully on Sept. 8, 2010, at home. She looked forward to being reunited with loved ones that had gone before her.
She was born Aug. 3, 1913, to Ethel Jackson and Marion Butler in Driggs where she grew up, went to school and worked on the farm. In 1932 she went to Provo to attend BYU.
On Sept. 12, 1934, she married Winston Benson in the Logan LDS Temple. They raised their family in Blackfoot where she taught kindergarten for 22 years.

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