Muriel Rayola Neff, 83, of Blackfoot passed away Saturday, Nov.3, 2012 at The Gables in Blackfoot,.
She was born Sept.13, 1929 in Blackfoot, the daughter of Wilbert Atwood and Muriel Duckworth Atwood.
Rayola attended grade school in Pingree and graduated from Blackfoot High School.
On June 6, 1948, she married Charles Neff in Blackfoot,. He preceded her in death on July 10, 2005.
She was a member of the Lutheran Church.
Rayola belonged to a bowling league and was on the board of directors at Dawn Enterprises. She was instrumental in starting Dawn Enterprise. She also belonged to a bridge club.
Rayola was a wonderful wife and partner in the family farm business. She enjoyed gardening, playing Bridge and Pinocle with friends and family. She loved to fish and always looked forward to her sisters coming and spending time with them and their family.
She is survived by children, Mike (Diane) Neff of Blackfoot,;Susan Waldhalm, Blackfoot; Lloyd (Janet) Neff of Salmon; brother, David Craig (Marge) Atwood of Blackfoot; sisters, LaRue Hetler of Salem, Ore.; Fontella (Doug) Cobbley of Idaho Falls, and nine grandchildren, Shawn (Nissa) Neff, Kristene (JB) Hutson, Brandon (Jeanie) Neff, Bryan Neff, Kyle (Ebonie) Neff, Caitlin (Jose) Vargas, Charlie Neff, Taryn Neff and Lloyd Wayne Neff, nine great-grandchildren, Steton, Keeva, Jesse Neff, Tawni Hutson, Willian Hutson, Trace Neff, Kyndle and Emilia Vargas and Elly Neff.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles Neff; two sons, Don Neff and Carl Ray Neff; son-in-law, Joe Waldhalm; brothers, Wilbert, John and Lynn Atwood; sister, Dale Whiting and brothers-in-law Lutie Whiting and Lloyd Hetler.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov.7, 2012 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave.
The family will meet with friends on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Grove City Cemetery. The family suggests memorials be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 849 West LeVoy Drive #210, Salt Lake City, UT., 84123
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