Archive - Obituary
February 17th, 2011
POCATELLO â€” Lyle Donald Hoskins, 76, passed away Friday Feb. 11, 2011, at his home in Pocatello. He was surrounded by his loving family and friends and his faithful companion Bosco Dog.
Lyle was born Aug. 25, 1934, in Blackfoot, son of Lyle Donald Hoskins and Mary Reta Wallace Hoskins.
John Thomas Clark, known among his friends as â€śJohnâ€ť, â€śTomâ€ť, â€śJohnnyâ€ť and â€śJ.T.â€ť to his railroad buddies, passed away at his home after a short illness with a cancerous brain tumor.
He was born Oct. 16, 1926, in Moreland to Harold Adams and Mary Edna Bunn Clark, joining his older sister Jeanne Siddoway, brother Keith Harold Clark and later a younger sister, Audrey Randall.
John Thomas Clark known among his friends as â€śJohnâ€ť, â€śTomâ€ť, â€śJohnnyâ€ť and â€śJ.T.â€ť to his railroad buddies, passed away at his home after a short illness with a cancerous brain tumor.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at the Moreland LDS Chapel, 740 W. 175 N. in Blackfoot, with Bishop Keith Keller conducting.
The family will meet with friends and relatives from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot and again for one hour prior to services at the church.
George Robert Ney, 79, of Blackfoot passed away Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at his home.
George was born Feb. 21, 1931, in Decatur, Ill., to Carl Winter Ney and Pearl Susan Dunkel. He was raised and educated in Decatur.
George served in Japan during the Korean Conflict in the United States Navy, his ship, the USS Preston, went throughout the world during his service. After serving in the Navy, he lived in Southern California from 1958 to 1972, until he relocated to Blackfoot in 1972. He has lived here ever since.
George Robert Ney, a 79-year-old Rose area resident, died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at his home following an illness.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, at the Rose LDS Church, 403 N. 150 W. under the direction of the Hawker Funeral Home. The family will meet with friends at the church on Wednesday for an hour prior to services.
Interment will be in the Riverside-Thomas Cemetery where military honors will be provided by the Stewart Hoover Post #23 of the American Legion.
Peter Clark Ward, 36, of Blackfoot was peacefully reunited with his mom and loved ones on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at his home following a brief and sudden illness.
Peter was born May 23, 1974, in Pocatello to Daroll R. Ward and Bonnie K. Dimos.Â He attended school in the Blackfoot School District, graduating from Blackfoot High School in 1992.Â Other than living in Salt Lake City for a short time, he spent his lifetime in Blackfoot.
Peter worked at various construction jobs.Â In his free time, he enjoyed fishing, camping, bowling and spending time with friends.
NAMPA â€” Cless LeRoy Olney, 87, of Nampa and formerly of Blackfoot passed away Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at Karcher Estates in Nampa.
He was born Dec. 26, 1923, in Smithfield, Utah, the son of Hyrum LeRoy Olney and Annis Seamons.
He graduated from North Cache High School and attended Utah State University.
Cless served in the Army in Germany during World War II.
On March 19, 1948, he married Margaret Merrill.Â She preceded him in death.Â He then married Dorothy Carlson on Dec. 18, 1976, and she passed away July 21, 2003.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Arlis Lloyd Morris Jr., 64, passed away peacefully at his home in Kathleen, Ga., on Jan. 20, 2011.
Lloyd was the second of four children born to Arlis Lloyd and Lena Myree Haynie Morris in Wichita Falls, Texas.Â As a small child he moved with his family to Arco where his father worked as an electrician at the AEC (INEL).Â He attended schools in Butte County and excelled in football, basketball and track.Â Lloyd graduated in 1965.
Peter Ward, 36, of Groveland passed away Monday, Feb. 7, 2011 at his home.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.
Dr. Varon LeRoy Howell, known to many as Principal, mentor, teacher, and friend, graduated on February 3, 2011, with Honors from the school of mortality.
â€śBig Vâ€ť, as many knew him, was born on March 9, 1929, to Reta (Fackrell) and Newell Howell in Blackfoot, ID. The locals knew him as fun-loving and outgoing. He was their High School basketball superstar!