Archive - Obituary
January 9th, 2012
Lyda Elizabeth Roberts Kniffin, 92, of Fort Hall, Idaho passed away Friday, January 6, 2012 at her home.
She was born July 25, 1919,Â in Owyhee, Nevada, the daughter of Bud and Elsie Gilbert Roberts.
Lyda attended school in Stewart and Elko, Nevada.
She married Thomas Chuck Kniffin and they later divorced.
Lyda has lived in the Fort Hall area for the last 65 years.
She work as a nurse for Bannock Medical Center, St. Anthony Hospital, Bingham Memorial Hospital and Indian Health Services.
Florence M. Johnson, 90, of Pocatello, died January 7, 2012 at a local care facility in Pocatello.
No services are planned at this time. Services are under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.
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Venice âVinceâ Pratt, 76, of Blackfoot passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
Vince was born Jan. 21, 1936 in Blackfoot to Joseph Adelaar Pratt and Alta Adel Hagen. He attended school in Blackfoot, Shelley and Salmon. He spent some time in California, moving back to Blackfoot in 1968.
Vince served his country in the United States Marines stationed most of the time in Japan.
On June 3, 1976 Vince married Karen Scott in Blackfoot.
Ronald Wilburn Marlow, 88, of Payette, passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2011 at The Cottages, Weiser.
A viewing for family and friends will be from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 6, 2012 at Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel, Payette.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 5 at the Bethany Presbyterian Church, 1712 W. Idaho Ave., Ontario, Ore.
Burial with military honors will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Payette. Condolences may be made to Ronâs family at www.shaffer-jensenchapel.com.
Kim Dallin Watt, 59, of Blackfoot passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.
Donna Belle Reed Benson, 90, died Jan. 2, 2012, with her family by her side at her granddaughterâs home in Stansbury Park, Utah.
Donna was born on Oct. 30, 1921 in Iona to Albert C. and Ivy Bernice Scoresby Reed.Â Her father was the only person in his family to join the LDS Church, and after moving west from Pennsylvania, he met Ivy.
Lowell A. Dance, former Bingham County Assessor and former judge for the State of Idaho Ad Valorem Tax Court of Appeals, died in his sleep Jan. 1, 2012.
He was born on Feb. 18, 1926 at Thomas, the son of William Dance and Mary Anderson Dance. He attended Wilson Grade School, Moreland High School and Ricks College. His education at Ricks College was interrupted by World War II. He entered the United States Army in 1944. After heavy artillery and radio repair training, he served in the 985th Signal Service Company in Italy during the closing months of the war.
Venice Pratt, 76, of Blackfoot passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
Services are pending and will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home.
Donna Benson, 90, of Tooele, Utah, passed away Monday, Jan. 2, 2012.
Services are pending and will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.
Diana Suzanne Myers, 55, of Blackfoot lost her battle with cancer on Dec. 26, 2011, surrounded by her family at home.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 at the Emanuel Lutheran Church, 1110 Parkway Dr., Blackfoot.
In lieu of flowers, if you wish, memorial contributions mayÂ be made to the Humane Society.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home, condolences may be sent to the family at: firstname.lastname@example.org.