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July 25th, 2011

Myrtle E. McNee, 94

July 25, 2011

Myrtle E. McNee, 94, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away July 22, 2011 at Bingham Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation in Blackfoot. 
 She was born December 18, 1916 at St. Anthony, Idaho to Richard LeRoy Broadhurst and Edna Mae Godfrey Broadhurst, the second child and only daughter of four children.
On April 7, 1934 she married Dean C. McNee.  Four children were born to this union.  They farmed in the Egin area and later moved to Firth where they also farmed. 

July 21st

Floyd Chester “Chet” Wahlen, 90

July 21, 2011

Floyd Chester “Chet” Wahlen, 90, of Aberdeen passed away Monday, July 18,
2011, at his home.
Chet was born Jan. 15, 1921, on the farm where he still lives. He was the sixth child of seven children born to Fred and Alma Malmstrom Wahlen. He was welcomed into the family by two brothers, Clarence (Clix) and Ferris and one sister, Mabel Phillips Gull.

William ‘Bill’ D. McKinster 1934-2011

July 21, 2011

LEWISTON — Bill McKinster of Lewiston passed away on July 6, 2011, at the age of 76 at Tri-State Memorial Hospital in Clarkston, Wash.
Bill was an investigator in animal health for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, retiring in 1989; then returning to animal health for the Idaho Department of Agriculture, retiring in 2004.

July 20th

Mary Louise Chapman, 91

July 20, 2011

Mary Louise Chapman, formerly of Blackfoot, passed away on June 20, 2011, with her family at her side. She will be remembered as a loving and generous wife, mother, grandmother and friend.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at the Grove City Cemetery in Blackfoot. Arrangements are under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

Gwenevier ‘Gwen’ LuDean Fisher, 59

July 20, 2011

Gwenevier “Gwen” LuDean Fisher, 59, of Fort Hall passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011. at the Southwest Idaho Advanced Care Hospital in Boise surrounded by her family.
She was born May 13, 1952, to Edison Dixey, Sr. and Adeline “Eldean” George in Blackfoot.
Gwen attended elementary and junior high school in Blackfoot and graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1970. She later attended Idaho State University, taking secretarial classes.
On Nov. 5, 1982, Gwen married the love of her life, Glenn D. Fisher.

July 19th

Gwen Fisher, 59

July 19, 2011

Gwen Fisher, 59, of Fort Hall passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011, at the Southwest
Idaho Advanced Care Hospital in Boise.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.

Sindy Higley

July 19, 2011

Sindy Higley, formerly of Blackfoot, passed away July 16, 2011, at her home in Kuna after a five-year battle with cancer. Sindy was the wife of Scott Higley, also formerly of Blackfoot.
Funeral services will be held July 19 at 11 a.m. in the Kuna 3rd Ward building on Deer Flat Road in Kuna. The family will meet with friends at 10 a.m. before the services. A burial service will be on Wednesday, July 20, at the Mountain View Cemetery in Pocatello at 11:30 a.m.

Chester Wahlen, 90

July 19, 2011

Chester Wahlen, 90, of Aberdeen passed away Monday, July 18, 2011, at his home.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 25, 2011, at the Lakeview LDS Chapel in Springfield. Family will meet with friends and relatives from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, July 24, 2011, and from 9-10:30 a.m. on Monday prior to services at the church.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.  Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

July 18th

Becky Darla Freeman, 47

July 18, 2011

Becky Darla Freeman, 47, of Blackfoot passed away July 15, 2011, at the Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello.
She was born Nov. 6, 1963, in Pocatello the daughter of Raymond Thorpe and Gloria Hencley Reed.
Becky attended school in Blackfoot.
She lived in Wapello during her childhood years. She then moved to Blackfoot,Goshen and Riverside and moved back to Blackfoot for the remainder of her life.
Becky worked at Basic American foods as an operator and supervisor for 23 years.

July 14th

Marion Orland 'Pat' Fielding, 87

July 14, 2011

SUMMERVILLE, Ore. — Marion Orland 'Pat' Fielding, 87, of Summerville, passed away at his residence, Saturday, July 9, 2011. His funeral service was Wednesday, July 13, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 11206 South McAlister Road, Island City. Graveside services were at Desert Lawn Memorial Park, 1401 South Union Street, Kennewick, Wash.

 

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