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November 28th, 2011

Harold Daniel Schmidt, 84

November 28, 2011

FORT HALL- Harold Daniel Schmidt, 84, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at his residence, surrounded by his family.
Harold spent his early childhood in Nebraska, where he lived on his family’s farm. He later moved to Shelley where he attended high school. Harold eventually settled in Fort Hall where he and his wife raised their family together. Harold resided in Fort Hall until his passing.
Harold married Donna Parkin on Aug. 20, 1948 and their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple in September of 1977.

Clendon Merrill, 75

November 28, 2011

Clendon Webster Merrill, 75, passed away Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011 at his home.
He was born June 17, 1936 in Rockford, the son of Kenneth and Uarda Merrill.
He attended Snake River Schools where he enjoyed attending agricultural classes and was active in FFA; he was awarded the District Star Farmer his senior year. He graduated from Snake River High School before attending Ricks College.
Clendon served an LDS mission to the Samoan Islands. After his mission he attended Utah State University where he studied agriculture and business.

Jennifer Michelle Lake, 17

November 28, 2011

Jennifer Michelle Lake, 17, of Pocatello, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Nov. 21, 2011.
Jenni was born on Dec. 18, 1993 in Pocatello to Diana Frederick and Michael Lake. She was the third of Michael and Diana’s eight children and also has an older brother, a younger sister, two stepbrothers and one stepsister.

November 22nd

Wallace Dean Hart, 85

November 22, 2011

Wallace Dean Hart, 85, of Blackfoot, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 at his home in Blackfoot.
Wallace was born on Oct. 7, 1926 in Idaho Falls to Clarance and Seretta Mae Green Hart. He was raised in the Pocatello area and graduated from Pocatello High School. He attended Idaho State University and later earned an accounting degree from Brigham Young University.

Sarah Constance Asmus, 18

November 22, 2011

Sarah Constance Asmus, 18, of Blackfoot passed away Sunday, Nov. 20,
2011 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Sarah was born March 24, 1993 in Idaho Falls to Kurt Paul Asmus and Elaine Garbarino Asmus.
Sarah was the beloved sister to Rachel Josephine Asmus. She lived her entire lifetime in Blackfoot, attending school in the Snake River School District, graduating in 2011 from Snake River High School as the valedictorian of her class and president of the Honor Society.

Loyal E. Birchell, 96

November 22, 2011

Loyal E. Birchell, 96, of Blackfoot, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 at the Bingham Memorial Extended Care Facility in Blackfoot.
Loyal was born on March 21, 1915 in Roosevelt, Utah to Ephriam Smith and Straussie May Schilslar Birchell. He was raised in the Roosevelt area, attended schools in Ouray and Vernal, and graduated from Roosevelt High School.
Loyal served in the Army 77th Division and was a part of the U.S. occupational force in Japan.

Leah W. Thompson, 89

November 22, 2011

Leah W. Thompson, 89, of Blackfoot, passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 at her home.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 at the Blackfoot 14th Ward LDS Chapel.  The family will meet with friends and relatives from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, 2011 at Hawker Funeral Home and again for one hour prior to service at the church.  Interment will be in the Grove City Cemetery. 
Condolences may be sent to the family at: condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

November 21st

Renae Marshall Faler, 76

November 21, 2011

Renae Faler passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, in Blackfoot. Mom started life in Rigby, born on Aug. 29, 1935 to Alta and William Marshall.

Leah W. Thompson, 89

November 21, 2011

Leah W. Thompson, 89, of Blackfoot, passed away Nov. 18, 2011 at her home.
Services are pending and will be announced by the Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.

James Clint and Jayden Chad Mecham, infants

November 21, 2011

James Clint and Jayden Chad Mecham, infant twins of Keith and Natalie Mecham, passed away Nov. 18, 2011 at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.
Service are pending and will be announced by the Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.

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