Archive - Obituary
March 7th, 2012
Robert Lake, 70, of Blackfoot passed away at his home following a courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, March 4, 2012.
He was born on July 11, 1941 in Downey to LaVell Lake and Lanabelle Fox Lake. Robert graduated from Marsh Valley High School and then went on to serve in the US Air Force until he was honorably discharged on Nov. 4, 1959. He lived in Arizona for 32 years where he worked as a truck driver in the copper mine in Miami. Robert enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping, as well as doing yardwork, reading books and being with his family.
Wayne Humphries, 88, of Shelley passed away at Mount Vernon Assisted Living in Idaho Falls on March 6, 2012.Â He was under the care of Aspen Home Health and Hospice.Â
He was born Sept. 18, 1923 at Rose(near Blackfoot) to Harold Humphries and Ora May Chaffin Humphries.Â When he was a few months old the family moved to the Woodville area (west of Shelley) where Wayne grew up and attended the Taysom School and Shelley High School.
Claude Theron Wren, 96, of Blackfoot passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2012 at The Willows Care Facility in Blackfoot.
Claude was born on May 27, 1916 in Sugar City.Â He was the second of 12 children born to Theron Field and Eltha Marie Ricks Wren, He was raised in the Ririe area and later moved to the Blackfoot area with his family.Â Claude graduated from Blackfoot High School and later took some classes through the VoTech Program at Idaho State University.
Viola Belnap Collard Stuart, 95, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2012, at The Gables Assisted Living in Blackfoot.
Viola was born June 17, 1916, in Kilgore to Edith and George Belnap.Â She attended school in Sugar City, Pocatello, and graduated from Blackfoot High School.
Â Â On Nov. 7, 1934, she married Jarrold Edward Collard in Blackfoot and then was sealed in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple on Dec. 19, 1934.
Cinthia Chandler, 53, of Blackfoot passed away Friday, March 2, 2012.
Cinthia was born Aug. 24, 1958 in Blackfoot to Ross and LaFay Chandler.Â She spent her childhood in Firth, graduating from Firth High School in 1976. She later attended Idaho State University in Pocatello. Throughout her life she lived in Spokane, Wash., and Blackfoot.
Violet Fern Sullivan, 84, of Blackfoot passed away Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 at Bonaventure in Idaho Falls.
Violet was born Sept. 4, 1927 in Fort Hall to Henry Hansen and Erma Brown. She lived in Fort Hall, Blackfoot, Nampa and Yuma, Ariz. She graduated from Pocatello High School and continued her education at the LDS Business College in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Iva Lee Osborne, 83, of Fort Hall passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family.
Iva Lee was born Feb. 6, 1929 in Fort Hall to James Osborne Sr. and Jesse Sequints. She was a lifelong resident of the Fort Hall Reservation. She attended school at the Fort Hall Indian Mission and the Stewart Indian Boarding School in Carson City, Nev.
ARCO â€” Randall Todd Hale, 49, passed away Friday, March 2, 2012 at Lost River Medical Center in Arco after finally succumbing to lung cancer surrounded by his family.
Randall was born June 18, 1962 in Blackfoot.
Randall is survived by his wife Lorie Taylor Hale of Mackay; parents, father Delvin and Roxanne Hale of Arco; mother Barbara Hancook of Phoenix; children Anton Randell Hale of Coeur dâ€™Alene, Mystiesta Shade Hale of Idaho Falls; and granddaughter Camerin Christine of Coeur dâ€™Alene.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, his daughter Tara Sierra, and his niece Andral Parrish.
George William Â Dillard, 86, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2012, in Arco at the Lost River Hospital.
Funeral services are pending at Anderson Family Funeral Home in Arco.
Francisco Becerra, 82, of Blackfoot passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 at his home.
He was born April 5, 1929 in Mexico to Mateo Becerra and Felipa Valadez.
He attended schools in Mexico. He lived in Mexico, Los Angeles, Calif.; and Blackfoot for the past 15 years.
He married Victorina Orozco in Los Angeles, Calif.
He was a member of the Catholic Church.
Francisco worked as a custodian for ITT General controls. He enjoyed music and going to the park in California.