April 5th, 2011
ABERDEEN â€” Pam Muirbrook passed away March 31, 2011, at her home.
She was born on Dec. 5, 1950, to Elda Voth and Kenneth Schroeder. On Aug. 19, 1968, she was adopted by Roger Maisch. She grew up in the Aberdeen/American falls area and graduated from Aberdeen High School. She attended the University of Idaho and received a B.S. degree in Social Work (a career she never relinquished).
While at the university, she married Paul Muirbrook on Aug. 19, 1972. Pam and Paul raised two children, Tanya Muirbrook (Ray) of Portland, Ore., and Zack (Jamie) Muirbrook of Idaho Falls.
Everett Dean Shipley, 70, of Blackfoot, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2011, at the Renaissance Assisted Living Center in Blackfoot after a courageous battle with Alzheimerâ€™s.
He was born on July 30, 1940, to Orson Floyd and Leone Ruth Call Shipley.Â He was the fourth of six children.
Dean spent his growing up years in Chesterfield, making many great memories. He grew up working hard and playing hard. He went to school in Chesterfield until his family moved to Springfield his senior year.
Thelma Lou Adams Wolfley 89, of Riverside passed away April 3, 2011, in Blackfoot at the The Willows Assisted Living Center.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday April 6, 2011, at 11 a.m. in the Moreland 6th Ward, Blackfoot Idaho Northwest Stake Center, (95 North 740 West, Moreland) conducted by Bishop Mark Adams.Â The family will meet with friends and relatives from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday April 5, 2011, at the Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot and for one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.Â Interment will follow at the Riverside-Thomas Cemetery.Â
Memorial services for William John "Jack" England will be Friday, April 15, 2011, at the Moreland 1st Ward at 1 p.m.Â He passed away Jan. 27, 2011, in Fairbanks, Alaska. The family will meet with visitors from noon to 12:45 p.m.
Yukiko Matsuura (left) and June Cannon display thousands of origami cranes made by residents of a senior assisted living center in Shizuoka, Japan, where Cannon's parents live. "They want to be part of this relief effort," Cannon said.
Folding origami cranes is an ancient Japanese tradition and symbolizes healing prayers. One thousand cranes are folded for the wish of the maker, Cannon said. Mr. Yoshioka from Japan folded 2,000 cranes and donated them for this evening's relief concert for Japan.
FIRTH â€” A barn burned to the ground Monday afternoon near Firth.
Firemen with the Shelley-Firth Fire Department were able to contain the fire at 537 E. 700 N.
"With the wind blowing, we were able to stop the fire from spreading to other structures that were nearby," said Firth Fire Chief Bruce Anthony.
The fire was contained to just the yard near Steve Holzclaw's home.
What burned was an open barn where cattle were fed.
"It was not used at the present time," Anthony said.
Two pumpers, one tanker and three brush fire trucks responded to the fire.
John Leonard Nation, 84, of Blackfoot, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2011 at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home of Blackfoot and will be announced.
Everett Dean Shipley, 70, of Blackfoot, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2011 at the Renaissance Assisted Living Center in Blackfoot.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 7, 2011 at the Moreland LDS Church, 740 West 175 North in Moreland.
The family will greet friends Wednesday evening from 6:30-8 p.m. at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling in Blackfoot and again Thursday morning from 10-10:45 a.m. prior to the service at the church.
Interment will be in the Moreland Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mary Leone Broadhead, 88, of Blackfoot, passed away, April 2, 2011 at the High Gate Manor in Yakima, Washington.
Services are pending and will be announced by the Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot.
Thelma Lou Adams Wolfley 89, of Riverside, Idaho passed away April 3, 2011 in Blackfoot, Idaho at The Willows Assisted Living Center.
Thelma was born March 12, 1922 in Riverside, Idaho to Maurice William and Ellen Melissa (Homer) Adams. She attended school in Blackfoot and Moreland. She graduated from Moreland High School in 1940.