Archive - Obituary
October 15th, 2014
Helen Merkley Madsen, 87,Â left our world to be with Dad, the love of her life, on September 23, 2014. Â
Born on February 1, 1927 to Chauncey and Rosella Merkley in Blackfoot, Idaho, she was the youngest of four children.Â She grew up on the family farm northeast of Blackfoot and graduated from Blackfoot High School.Â After graduation, she took a job with the Bingham County Extension Agent. Â
Adell (Minton) Gilton, Corgatelli died peacefully at the home of her daughter, Janie Secrist, surrounded by loving family on 12 October, 2014 in Arco, Idaho at the age of 93.
Bertha May Butler, 83
Bertha May Butler, 83, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at the Bingham Memorial Hospital.
She was born November 12, 1930 in Salmon, Idaho, to Waldemar Alexander and Verna May Brown Halton. She was raised in Salmon and attended school there. Following graduation, she attended Albion State Normal School, and then went to Ricks College to obtain her teaching certificate.Â
The Honorable Robert Claude Brower died Sunday, October 12 at the University of Utah Medical Center from cancer. Brower was best known as Magistrate of the Seventh District Court of Idaho, serving in Bingham County from 1975 to 1996.
Norris Daniel Randolph, 62, of Blackfoot, Idaho, passed away peacefully at his home on October 10, 2014.
Norris was born on December 13, 1951, in Anoka, Minnesota, to Robert Randolph and Ethel Tedman Randolph. At an early age, Norris left home and traveled to California where he enlisted in the United States Navy. Following his service, Norris moved to Idaho where he graduated from Idaho State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree.
Myrtle Ellen Jepson, 93, our precious mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, went home to her Savior on October 8, 2014, surrounded by her family.Â She was born on August 22, 1921, in Marriott, Utah, to Joseph Henry and Martha Ritchie Gooch. She grew up in Marriott, Utah, and Riverside, Idaho. She was the youngest of 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls, all deceased.
Engelbert 'Bert' Wolfgang Schroeder, 80
Engelbert Wolfgang Schroeder "Bert," age 80 was born Oct. 21, 1933 in Rockford, Idaho. He passed away Oct. 2, 2014 at Renown Medical Center in Reno, Nev.
He was raised and graduated high school in Blackfoot Idaho. He was a longtime farmer who began farming in Taber, Idaho and eventually moved his family to Winnemucca, Nev. in 1977 to farm. He later was a heavy equipment operator for Hunewill Construction.
In 1958 he married Janet Bergeman from Pingree, Idaho and they celebrated their 56th anniversary this year.
Dora Anderson Pratt Barnes, 88, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, October 4, 2014,Â after courageously battling cancer and a stroke.Â
She was born in Jamestown, Idaho,Â on July 23, 1926 to Terrence Christian and Cora Harker Anderson.Â During childhood the family moved several times, eventually ending up in Blackfoot.
Ileen Fried, 67
One of earthâ€™s most beautiful souls left to start a journey in the heavens as our angel. Before she left she planted seeds that have grown into the most beautiful flowers. These flowers blossomed into wonderful children, and deeply rooted friendships.
On Oct. 2, 2014, Ileen Fried, 67, passed away surrounded by loved ones.
Roscoe E. â€śBudâ€ť McMullin, 91, died of natural causes on Sept. 27, 2014.Â
He was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho in 1923. He married F. Yvonne Poulsen in 1943 who preceded him in death in 2007.
Bud is survived by his daughter, Sandra van der Meer of Spokane, Wash. and son Brent (and Betty) McMullin of Oregon City, Oregon, 4 grandchildren, 2 great- grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.Â