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December 19th

James Bolinder, 45

December 19, 2011

James Alric Bolinder, 45, of Firth, passed away of natural causes on Dec. 15, 2011, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.
He was born April 30, 1966, in Idaho Falls to Oscar Alric Bolinder and Catherine Lorraine Likes Bolinder. He grew up in the area, graduating from Firth High School.
On Oct. 19, 1994, he married Sarah Logue in Las Vegas, Nev. From this union came a son, Jack, their pride and joy. James and Sarah were later divorced.
He had worked for Fanning Wholesale, Swift Trucking, Wiklund Trucking and Killpack Trucking and retired on disability from GPOD.

Mirella P. Reed, 36

December 19, 2011

Mirella P. Reed, 36, of Pocatello and formerly of Pingree, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011 at her home.
Mirella was born May 17, 1975 in Pocatello. Her parents are Marvin and Maria Guadalupe Alcaraz Preston. She was raised and lived most of her life in Pocatello but spent some time in the Blackfoot and Pingree areas. She graduated from Pocatello High School.
She was married to Sam Preston and they were later divorced.
On May 12, 2000, she married Ryan Reed and a year later their marriage was further solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on May 12, 2001.

Evelyn Ruth Leffler, 85

December 19, 2011

Evelyn Ruth Leffler, 85, of Blackfoot, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011 at her home.
She was born Dec. 11, 1926 in Leadore to Samuel William and Minnie Christina Michaelis Sims. She was raised and received her education in Leadore. During her lifetime she has lived in Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Montana, Arizona and in Blackfoot since 1978.
On May 24, 1947 she married Keith D. Leffler in Dillon, Mont. He preceded her in death.
Evelyn was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church.
In the early years of her marriage she worked at J.C. Penney’s.

William Brett Hall, 52

December 19, 2011

William Brett Hall, 52, of Blackfoot, passed away Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011 at the Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.
Brett was born March 23, 1959 in St. Johns, Ariz., to Harrison Parley and Esther Val Brewer Hall. He was raised and received his education in Arizona. Following graduation from high school, Brett attended Arizona State University, earning a BA in education. Brett has lived in Show Low and Tempe, Ariz., and in Blackfoot.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served a full-time mission to Oakland, Calif.

Adelina L Marquez, 81

December 19, 2011

Adelina L Marquez, 81, of Blackfoot passed away Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011 at Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing and Rehab.
She was born Sept. 23, 1930 in Manvel, North Dakota, to Thomas and Angela Rangel Lucio. She has lived in the Blackfoot area for many years.
She married Charlie “Carlos” Marquez. He preceded her in death on April6, 1984.
Adelina worked for Sunspice Potatoes for 25 years.
She loved Bingo, sewing, watching the food network and traveling.

December 16th

Dane Tyler Petersen, 17

December 16, 2011

Dane Tyler Petersen, 17, of Groveland passed away Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, in Groveland.
He was born April 28, 1994 in Idaho Falls with his stunning blue eyes and perfect hair, to Chad Tyler and Marsha Richardson Petersen.
Dane attended school at Irving Kindergarten, Groveland and was currently a senior at Blackfoot High School. He was very artistic and loved the art classes at school.  He also helped tutor second grade students in his Mom’s class.
He had worked at Miles Bus Co. with his dad and had also helped Kent Gray with his ice business.

William Brett Hall, 52

December 16, 2011

William Brett Hall, 52, of Blackfoot, passed away Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011 at Portneuf Medical Medical Center in Pocatello.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

Jay Phillips, 81

December 16, 2011

William Jay Phillips, 81, passed away peacefully on Sunday Dec. 11, 2011 surrounded by loving family. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 19, at the Aberdeen LDS Chapel with Bishop Keith Phillips and Pastor Dean Lifshay officiating.
Interment will follow the services at the Aberdeen Cemetery with veteran’s honors by the Aberdeen American Legion Post 59. A reception will follow at the LDS Chapel. Visitation will be held Sunday, Dec. 18, from 5-6:30 p.m. at Davis-Rose Mortuary, American Falls and at 10 a.m. before the funeral at the church.

Adelina Marquez, 81

December 16, 2011

Adelina Marquez, 81, of Blackfoot passed away Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011 at the Bingham County Skilled Nursing and Rehab in Blackfoot.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

December 14th

Rhoda Virginia Keele, 75

December 14, 2011

Rhoda Virginia Keele, 75, of Pingree, passed away Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 at her home following a struggle with cancer.
She was born May 24, 1936 along with twin brother, Robert, in Pocatello to Ray Parkinson and Lexie Sundstrom.
She grew up in Tyhee and Riverside and graduated from Blackfoot High School.
Rhoda married Robert Roddam and they were later divorced. Forty years ago on July 17, 1971, she married Ronald Blain Keele. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.  They lived in Blackfoot for a short time before moving to Pingree.

 

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