Archive - Obituary
February 21st, 2012
POCATELLO â€“ Raeola Jensen Rhead, 84, passed away on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, in Pocatello after a long fulfilling life and has now joyfully joined her loved ones who have long awaited her return.Â
She was born on Oct. 23, 1927, in Shelley to Marple Beaumont Jensen and Gertrude Vivian Gardner Jensen.
She attended Shelley schools, graduating in 1945.Â She completed a cosmetology course and began working as a beautician with her mother and sister Wyonna.Â Raeola also worked as a beautician for Nalders Funeral Home in Shelley.Â
Helen N. Hansen, 86, of Blackfoot, passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family members and the help of Creekside Hospice.
She was born Jan. 9, 1926 in Blackfoot to Paul Novasad and Suzie Kralik.
Helen lived in Idaho Falls, Moreland, Salt Lake City, Utah; and most of her life in Blackfoot. She graduated from the eighth grade at St. Margaretâ€™s Catholic School.
She married Frank Lusher Hansen and he passed on Feb. 8, 1964. She later found her companion, Howard Yanski, who brought her great joy and happiness. He also preceded her in death in November of 1974.
Harold Terry Child, 65, of Firth passed away Feb. 15, 2012 at Bingham Memorial Hospital.
He was born Aug.22, 1946 at Shelley to Harold T. and Amy Pearl Madsen Child.Â He attended schools in Firth, graduating from Firth High School in 1964.Â He then attended Weber State University.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Terry married Jennifer Sethmann and they had two children, Shawn and Kristan.Â They were later divorced.Â He worked for the Oregon Liquor Commission, retiring after 30 years.
POCATELLO - Ruth Elvona Ormond, 98, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 at the Portneuf Medical Center.
Ruth lived all 98 years in beautiful Idaho. Born in La Belle to Orian and Elva Smout, Ruth graduated from Rigby High School in 1933. She married Enos Vernal Ormond June 21, 1933 in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Logan Temple.
Donald Byron Jackman, 87, of Blackfoot passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 at Portneuf Medical Center.
He was born June 14, 1924 in Blackfoot to Byron Jackman and Mildred Matilda Samuelson, among the original settlers of the Rose area, where he lived his entire life. He married the love of his life, Merle East on Oct. 28, 1951. He served in the Army Air Corps in World War II, primarily in Okinawa, Japan. He loved his family most, then horses, rodeo, cutter racing, and baseball, and running a close second to his family, golf.
H. Terry Child, 65, of Firth passed away Feb. 15, 2012 at Bingham Memorial Hospital. Services are pending under the direction of Nalder Funeral Home in Shelley.Â Condolences can be sent to the family at www.nalderfuneralhome.com.
Ruth Virginia Ellsworth, 87, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 at The Willows in Blackfoot.
No formal services are planned at this time.Â Family is under the care of Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.Â
Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Floyd Junior Evans, 73, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 at Bingham Memorial Hospital.
He was born Dec. 15, 1938 in Winnemucca, Nev., to Ernest V. Evans and Daisy M. Renfro.
Floyd moved to Blackfoot at the age of 15 and though he has lived in various places throughout his life, including the Salt Lake area from 1973-2003, he has always called Blackfoot his home.
He served in the US Army.
On March 16, 1962, he married Barbara Lamb in Elko, Nev.
Floyd owned a janitorial contracting business with his wife, Barbara since 1979 and cleaned many businesses in Blackfoot.
Edwin Jones, 85, passed away on February 13, 2012 at the Lost Rivers Hospital Extended Care Center in Arco. Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of the Anderson Family Funeral Home in Arco.
Minerva Osborne, 80, of Gibson passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 in Pocatello, Idaho.
Minerva was born Oct. 6, 1931 in Fort Hall to James Osborne Sr. and Jesse Sequints Osborne.Â She attended Stewart Indian School in Carson City, Nev., until the 10th grade and later received her GED at the age of 50.
Minerva held various jobs for the tribe.Â In her free time she enjoyed traditional hand games, Bingo, beadworking, camping and watching basketball.Â Most of all she enjoyed her grandchildren and her Native American traditions.