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May 26th, 2011

Lori Elizabeth Hammond, 55

May 26, 2011

Lori Elizabeth Hammond, 55, of Blackfoot returned to her Father in Heaven on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at Portneuf Regional Medical Center in Pocatello surrounded by her family, after a long fight with her health challenges. 
She was born Sept. 14, 1955, in Raymond, Alberta, Canada, to Dale LaRoy Still and Agnes Marie Bourne Still, the eldest of four children and many foster brothers and sisters.

May 25th

Lori Hammond, 55

May 25, 2011

Lori Hammond, 55, of Blackfoot passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at Portneuf Regional Medical Center in Pocatello. 
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 27, 2011, at the Thomas LDS Church. Family will meet with friends and relatives from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2011, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot and for one hour prior to services at the church.
Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com .

May 24th

Marguerite King, 95

May 24, 2011

Marguerite Y. King, 95, of Firth passed away May 23, 2011, at her home under hospice care.
Arrangements are pending under the direction of Nalder Funeral Home in Shelley.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.nalderfuneralhome.com.

Charley Gyder, 77

May 24, 2011

SUN CITY, Ariz. — Charley Gyder of Sun City was born April 6, 1934, in Franklin, Penn., to Ruth and Charles Gyder and was the youngest of three children.
Charley attended Penn State University in 1952 with the ROTC Program and graduated in 1956 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

Lila Lemmon Baldwin, 96

May 24, 2011

Lila Lemmon Baldwin, 96, of Rockford passed away May 22, 2011. at her home.
She was born Feb. 21, 1915, in Garfield, Idaho, the youngest daughter of Washington Lemmon and Ida Ethel Hamilton.
Her early childhood was spent in Marysville, near Ashton. In 1928, her father bought a large farm in Tyhee. She graduated from LDS Seminary and from Pocatello High School in 1933.

May 23rd

Elna E. Hunter, 89

May 23, 2011

Elna E. Hunter, 89, of Blackfoot, passed away May 20, 2011, at her home with her family around her.
She was born Dec. 5, 1921, in Blackfoot, the daughter of Fredrich and Ida Linkiet Wieland.
Elna was raised in Blackfoot and graduated from Blackfoot High School.
She married Benjamin Hunter on April 5, 1945, in Seattle, Wash.
They moved to Blackfoot and have resided here since.
Elna worked as a clerk and Dan’s Mighty Market for many years.
She enjoyed gardening, growing her flowers, embroidery and needlepoint.

Vonda Clarice Longmore Fisher, 79

May 23, 2011

Vonda Clarice Longmore Fisher, 79, of Blackfoot, passed away May 19, 2011, at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born in Blackfoot on Jan. 31, 1932, to Lester G. and Estella May Anderson Longmore. She was the second of eight children. When Vonda was seven years old, she moved with her family to Salt Lake City, Utah. After living there for three years, they returned to Blackfoot where she attended school and graduated from Blackfoot High School.

May 20th

George Charles Burback, 86

May 20, 2011

George Charles Burback, 86, of Pocatello passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011, at his home.
He was born of Feb. 12, 1925, in Parker, Idaho. Charlie was the first of four children born to George Louis and Vera Ford Burback (Heltne). He attended Pocatello High School.
Charlie entered the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1943, seeing action in England and Germany as a tail gunner in B-17s. He was honorably discharged in 1946.
He married Betty Nussbaum, his childhood sweetheart, on Dec. 1, 1947. They had two children- David (Linda) of Corvallis, Ore., and Sandra (Kim) Rogers of Blackfoot.

Don Leon Arnold, 80

May 20, 2011

Don Leon Arnold, 80, of Blackfoot, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at his home after a courageous battle with renal failure.
He was born June 12, 1930 in Pocatello, the son of Lloyd Lester and Hattie Howell Arnold.
Don graduated from Pocatello High School and joined the Navy. He served during the Korean Conflict in Guam. He was honorably discharged and served in the National Guard in Pocatello for four years.
On April 20, 1951, he married Doreen Hansen in Pocatello.
Don was a member of the Elks Lodge. He worked as a machinist at MTR, ATR, TRA (all at the INEEL) and retired in 1994.

May 19th

Paul Elliot Leffler, 42

May 19, 2011

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.

 

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