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May 9th, 2014

Dorothy Jane Twitchell, 92

May 9, 2014

Dorothy Jane Twitchell
1922-2014
LIVED TO BE  92, was married to her high school sweetheart, Bill Twitchell, for 71 years and died in his arms.  It just doesn’t get much better than that.  Dot Jane as she was known in her youth grew up in Blackfoot, Idaho but spent most of her married life in Fort Wayne, Ind. 

May 8th

Mae Mie Endow, 90

May 8, 2014

Mae Mie Endow, 90, was born in Pocatello, Idaho to Charles Chusaburo and Masa Kanno Kanomata on Feb, 27, 1924. She passed away on May 5, 2014, at Bingham Memorial Hospital due to complications from pneumonia.
She was raised in the Pocatello area and attended Emerson Elementary School, Irving Junior High School and Pocatello High School. 

May 7th

Howard Kelley Harper, 50

May 7, 2014

Howard Kelley Harper, 50, of Idaho Falls, passed away on May 4, 2014, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
He was born June 10, 1963, in Blackfoot, Idaho, to John J. Harper and Carolyn Hill Harper.  He grew up and attended schools in the area, graduating from Blackfoot High School. He continued his education by attending Brigham Young University and finished his bachelor’s degree at Idaho State University. He later received his Doctorate of Neuropsychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in Fresno, Calif.

Dorrel Duane Harker, 49

May 7, 2014

Dorrel Duane Harker, 49, passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center following complications from a stroke.
He was born Aug. 4, 1964 in Idaho Falls to Gordon and Nola Harker.
He graduated from Firth High School in 1983. He then served in the Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He married Stephanie Peterson Aug. 15, 1985 in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple and they had four daughters Jessica Lynn, Brittany Lee, Courtney Ann, and Ashley Amy.

May 6th

Edith Clark Christensen, 89

May 6, 2014

Edith Clark Christensen, 89
Feb. 21, 1925-May 3, 2014
Edith (Clark) Christensen passed away at Clearwater Valley Hospital in Orofino, Idaho on Saturday, May 3, 2014. She died due to complications of a short illness and age.

May 5th

Paul Tod Woods, 72

May 5, 2014

Paul Tod Woods, 72, of Springfield Idaho, passed away Friday, May 2, 2014, due to complications of Parkinson’s disease. He peacefully passed away while surrounded by his family.
Paul was born Sept. 21, 1941 in Fremont, Mich., to Melville Tod and Miriam Stewart Woods. He was raised in Michigan and graduated from high school in South Lyon, Mich.  Following graduation he attended the University of Idaho, earning a bachelor’s degree in Forestry.  While there, he met OraLee Sasser whom he later married on June 22, 1962 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. 

May 2nd

Rulon James Love, 87

May 2, 2014

LOGAN, Utah – Rulon James Love passed from this life to the arms of his sweetheart on April 21, 2014.
He was born in Layton, Utah on Jan. 21, 1927 to George H. and Maud (James) Love. He always said he was born "lovely" and forgot to change. He graduated from Davis High School where he wrestled and played football. His nickname was "Moose" because of his large stature.

April 30th

Daren Drew Nelson, 81

April 30, 2014

Daren Drew Nelson, 81, of Post Falls, Idaho, passed away quietly at home on Nov. 3, 2013, in his favorite chair, surrounded by his family.
He was born Sept. 18, 1932, to Oscar and Lena (Ard) Nelson and worked his family’s potato farm in Firth, Idaho, until serving his country in the Army.
Daren Nelson was a man of many talents and interests. He was a hardworking man, a good husband and father, and a true patriot. He was a man of few words and strong opinion.

April 29th

Renae Sims Humburger, 77

April 29, 2014

Renae Sims Humburger, 77, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014 at the Willows Care Center in Blackfoot, Idaho.

She was born June 27, 1936 in Arco, Idaho to Stanley and Vivian Combe Blattner. Renae was raised and attended schools in Arco where she graduated from Butte County High School in 1955.

April 25th

Barry J. Winterbottom, 64

April 25, 2014

Barry J. Winterbottom, 64, of Blackfoot, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014 at his home.
He was born Nov. 30, 1949  in Blackfoot, Idaho, to Elmo and Ida Walters Winterbottom. He lived his entire life in Blackfoot, where he attended school at Blackfoot High School.
At the young age of 20, Barry enlisted in the United States Army from 1969-1970 and served in Vietnam War. He was awarded a Purple Heart for wounds received in action. 
On Sept. 3, 1972 he married Winona Galloway Edmo in Elko, Nev. They later divorced.

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