Archive - Obituary
November 1st, 2011
BOZEMAN, Mont. â Leona-Ruth Vadnais Fechter Long, 69, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 following a valiant battle with cancer.
Arrangements are under the direction of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service 113 S. Wilson Avenue, Bozeman, Mont.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.dokkennelson.com.
Memorial services for those who knew Leona from the Pocatello and Blackfoot areas are pending and will be announced at a later date.
Dolly Elizabeth Chandler Siepert, 93, formerly of Blackfoot, passed away Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 at her sonâs home in Idaho Falls.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.
Martha Deon Gooch Ostergar Munson, 91, formerly of Blackfoot, passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 in Washington, Utah.
Martha Deon Munson, 91, formerly of Blackfoot, passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 in Washington, Utah.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.
Geott C. Ferris, 90, of Blackfoot passed away Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 at the
Renaissance Assisted Living in Blackfoot.
He was born Jan, 4, 1921 in Weiser to Ora C. Ferris and Vina May Dawson Ferris.
He attended school through the eighth grade. He grew up on the family farm in Weiser and later ran the farm for a number of years. He also lived in Blackfoot and Aberdeen.
He was very active in 4-H while on the farm. He also enjoyed hunting. After he moved to Aberdeen, Geott always raised a large garden.
Walter âVernâ Inskeep 77, of Aberdeen passed away Monday Oct. 17, 2011. He was a loving husband, father, and friend with a wonderful sense of humor that will be missed greatly.
Vern was born July 22, 1934, in Blackfoot to Walter and Esther Jensen Inskeep. He was raised in the Pingree-Aberdeen area, where he attended school.
Vern joined the Army where he attended the Sixth Army Food School. He served as a cook for the Army officers in Fort Lewis, Wash.
On August 12, 1955, he married Jean Jarrett. They were married for 10 years, had one son, Major, and were late divorced.
Geott C. Ferris, 90, of Blackfoot passed away Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 at the Renaissance Assisted Living in Blackfoot.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot.
The family will meet with friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
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Robert âBobâ Jay Wilkes, 83, of Springfield passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2011 at his home.
Robert Jay Wilkes was born Nov. 24, 1927 to Julia Ann Preece and John Wilkes.Â Bob lived in Burley and later moved to Pocatello where he attended school.Â Bob married Donna Lou Barrett (deceased), together they had a son, Robert and a daughter Robin Ann.
Bob ran the Bargain Barn in Pocatello and then moved to Springfield to raise his race horses.Â He later married Jeroldine Holbrook.Â Together they owned and operated the Hitching Post Lounge for 40 years.Â
Jewel K. âKittyâ Bolinder, 62, of Firth passed away with her husband Terry by her side, Sunday morning, Oct. 16, 2011 at the University of Utah hospital from complications of multiple strokes.
Kitty was born Dec. 7, 1948, in Hawaii to James and Beatrice Sayles.Â She grew up and attended school in Hawaii, then went on to serve in the military as a nurse in her early adult years.
Jewel K. âKittyâ Bolinder, 62, of Firth passed away Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday Oct. 22, 2011 at the Firth Stake Center (823 North 675 East) in Basalt.
The family will receive friends Friday from 7-8:30 p.m. at Nalder Funeral Home (110 West Oak) in Shelley and Saturday from 9:30-10:40 a.m. before the services. at the church. Interment will be in the Firth Cemetery.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.nalderfuneralhome.com.