Archive - Obituary
Vicki Bullock Williams, 61, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her loving family and friends.
Vicki was born May 13, 1952 in Pocatello to Leo Everett Bullock and Helen Mar Romriell.Â Vicki graduated from Marsh Valley High School.Â She has lived the past 30+ years in Blackfoot.Â
On March 23, 1984, Vicki married Lynden Williams in Pocatello.Â
Leathie Valarie Dixey, 65, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 atÂ Quinn Meadows in Pocatello.
She was born Nov.29, 1948 in Pocatello to Ralph Frances Dixey, Sr. and Virgie Gibson Dixey.
She attended school in Blackfoot and has lived her entire life in the area.
She married Marvin Lee Tissidmit in August 1965.Â He preceded her in death on June 12, 2008.
Leathie taught school at Sho-Ban school and drove school bus as well.Â She was bilingual and taught the Shoshone language. She worked as a teacher's aide for Blackfoot School District for several years.
Irene O. Hammond blessed her family with her example of love and faith.Â She passed away peacefully at her home on her birthday, December 4, 2013, at the age of 93.
She was born Melva Irene Ogborn December 4, 1920, in Blackfoot, Idaho, to Charles L. and Montana Boice Ogborn.Â Irene grew up in Blackfoot during the depression, the youngest of four children, and attended Blackfoot schools through her junior year.Â She moved with her parents to Omak, Washington, in 1937, where she graduated from high school.
JoAnn Williams, 80, ofÂ Moreland passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 from a long term illness.
JoAnn was born Dec. 25, 1932 in Montpelier to James Rasmussen and Mary Emma Barkdull Rasmussen.Â She lived her early life in Pocatello and later moved to Moreland.Â She attended Pocatello High School.
On Oct. 31, 1951 JoAnn married Blake Williams in Winnemucca, Nev.Â They had three sons, Steve, Brent and Rick.
JoAnn was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and enjoyed visiting teaching.Â
Greg â€śSlimâ€ť Smith, 63, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Slim came into this world on Aug. 2, 1950, born to Grant G. Smith and Charlotte Britt Smith.Â He was born in Helena, Montana and spent his early childhood years in Helena and Bozeman, Montana before his mom and step-dad located to Blackfoot in 1963.Â Slim quickly made Blackfoot his own, making friends along the way.Â He graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1968 and has lived in Blackfoot since then.
CDR Ronald Stoddart, 82, died Nov. 23, 2013 after a brief struggle with leukemia.
Ron was born on Sept. 29, 1931, in Idaho Falls, the first child of Lewis James and Verda Mae Judd Stoddart.
When he was a young boy the family moved to Blackfoot where Ron attended school through graduation.
He joined the U.S. Navy in August 1950, and followed his dream to become a naval aviator.
He married his beloved wife, Jean Marie Harvey, on Dec. 18, 1965.
Grace Smith Lilya, 90, of Groveland/Rose, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 at her home.
She was born July 9, 1923 in Riverside, the daughter of Don Cleveland Smith and Alice Velma Ogden.
On July 9, 1943 she married Claude Everett Lilya in the Logan LDS Temple. He preceded her in death on March 10, 2011.
Willis William â€śBillâ€ť Cunningham passed away quietly at his home Wednesday, November 20, 2013.
He was born August 27, 1918 in Woodville, Idaho, the seventh child of John and Laura Cunningham. The flu epidemic was in full swing and took his mother nearly three months later. Bill graduated from Idaho Falls High School, the only one of his family to do so.
After high school, he began working for room and board at his brother-in-lawâ€™s service station. He was an avid fisherman and began tying flies and selling them. He sold a lot and soon started selling fishing tackle.
Guelda D. Moser, 90, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Monday, November 25, 2013 at her daughter, Carynâ€™s home.
She was born April 6, 1923 in Shelley, Idaho to Abraham Roy Summers and Julia Fern Arave.
She graduated from Shelley High School.
Guelda married Burdette Pixton and they later divorced. On October 24, 1953, she married Richard â€śDickâ€ť Moser in Blackfoot. He preceded her in death on November 5, 1971. She then married Bill Hocking, Sr. in June of 1972 and they later divorced.
Judy M. Frederick West, 58, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
Judy was born August 11, 1955 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Gene Frederick and Stella Wewers. She was raised in Blackfoot and attended school in the Snake River School District.
On July 5, 1984 Judy married Ray LeRoy West in Reno, Nevada.
Judy was a member of The Catholic Church.