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August 15th, 2011

Martha Ann Jenkins Burton, 76

August 15, 2011

Martha Ann Jenkins Burton, 76, of Blackfoot, passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, at the Idaho Falls Care and Rehab Center.
She was born in Pocatello on Aug. 30, 1934, to Edward Ross and Minnie Hansen Jenkins.
Martha was raised and attended school in Aberdeen, graduating from Aberdeen High School in 1952.  Following graduation she attended the College of Idaho and Yakima Business College.  She lived and worked for a time in Seattle, Wash. 

August 10th

John Paul Orr, 65

August 10, 2011

John Paul Orr, 65, of Firth passed away Aug. 6, 2011, at his home after fighting melanoma for 15 years.
Memorial Services will be held at noon Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, at Calvary Chapel, 4250 South 25th East, Idaho Falls, with Crockett Stearns officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 South Ammon Road.

Joan Phyllis Becker, 81

August 10, 2011

Joan Phyllis Becker, 81, of San Jose, Calif., a former Firth resident, passed away Aug. 6, 2011 in San Jose.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, at Nalder Funeral Home (110 West Oak) in Shelley. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 12:30-1:45 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Riverview Cemetery.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.nalderfuneralhome.com.

August 9th

Lois Tyler Navo, 96

August 9, 2011

Lois Tyler Navo, 96, a matriarch of the Lemhi Shoshone-Bannock people passed away peacefully on July 6, 2011, at her home.
She was born to John Tyler Jr. (Lemhi sub-chief) and Mary Bearhat Tyler on the Fort Hall Bottoms of the Fort Hall Indian Reservation on Jan. 1, 1917.

William 'Bill' Franklyn Lewis, 73

August 9, 2011

In loving memory of our Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Friend and the most giving man on earth, William "Bill" Franklyn Lewis.
Bill, 73, of Blackfoot passed away on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011,  after a short fight with Multiple System Atrophy (Parkinson Plus) at the Gables in Pocatello surrounded by his family. 
He was born on Aug. 12, 1937, in Bridgeport, Conn., to Floyd Uriah Lewis and Helen Amelia Braerman.

August 8th

Sylvia Waddoups Allen, 87

August 8, 2011

Sylvia Waddoups Allen, 87, of Idaho Falls, passed away Aug. 2, 2011, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center of congenital heart failure.
Sylvia was born Jan. 8, 1924, in Paulto Edmond Earl Waddoups and Minerva Ireta Skinner Waddoups.
Sylvia married George Allen Aug. 31, 1943, in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Their marriage was solemnized on Jan. 17, 1946, in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. They made their home in Blackfoot, where she worked as a griddle cook at the INEL.

William “Bill” Franklyn Lewis, 73

August 8, 2011

William “Bill” Franklyn Lewis, 73, of Blackfoot, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at The Gables assisted living center in Pocatello.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

Martha Ann Burton, 76

August 8, 2011

Martha Ann Burton, 76, of Blackfoot passed away on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, at Idaho Falls Care and Rehab Center.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced., of Blackfoot passed away on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, at Idaho Falls Care and Rehab Center.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

August 5th

Kenneth Everett Rodgers, 65

August 5, 2011

Kenneth Everett Rodgers was born August 11, 1945 in Blackfoot, Idaho to Russel Joseph and Verda Lottie Rodgers. He lived in Texas for most of his adult life and resided in Euless, Texas for the past several years. He passed away in his home after a short fight against cancer on Friday, July 29, 2011. He was 65 years old.
He graduated from Snake River High School in 1963. He worked for American Potato for several years. After moving to Texas, he worked in the swimming pool business. He had a passion for the outdoors that included playing golf but mostly enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Evelyn Ruth Capson Stites, 71

August 5, 2011

Evelyn Ruth Capson Stites, 71, of Tulare, Calif., went home to our Heavenly Father on July 8, 2011.
Evelyn was born in Ely, Nev., on March 4, 1940, but lived most of her life in Blackfoot area before coming to the cities of Visalia in 1986 and Tulare in 1996.
Evelyn was a retired restaurant manager and home health aide for agencies in this area.

 

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