Paul Elliot Leffler, 42

Paul Elliot Leffler, 42, of Pocatello passed away Monday, May 9, 2011, following an illness while in the company of family members  at a local hospital. 
He was born on June 24, 1968, in Pocatello to Laura Marie (Monroe) and Paul C. Leffler. He graduated from Pocatello High School in 1986. While in school he enjoyed being on the baseball team. After high school, Paul jointed the military. He served in the Army for five years. He was an Apache helicopter crew chief during Desert Storm. Paul loved fishing and hunting.
Paul was preceded in death by his mother Laura. He is survived by his father Paul C. Leffler of Arizona; his brother Paul Kelly Leffler of Las Vegas, Nev.; his grandmother, Romona Moss of Blackfoot; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews as well as is companion, Valorie Traughber, and her children Savanah and Jimmy.
As per his wishes, cremation is under the care and direction of Downard Funeral Home, 241 North Garfield Ave., Pocatello (208) 233-0686. There are no public services being planned at this time. 
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