October 7th, 2014
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.
This week, Oct. 5-11, is National Fire Prevention Week.
"People are encouraged to check their smoke alarms," said Blackfoot Fire Department Capt. Dave Krumenacker. "This is one of the easiest things you can do to protect yourself, your family and your valuables.
"Whenever you change your clocks [for Mountain Standard Time], change batteries in your smoke detectors," he said.
The time change is on Sunday, Nov. 2.
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
The upheaval of World War I had created gloom over the country but on June 4, 1918, in a little home in Basalt, Idaho, True Frances Hanny presented herself as a bright spot in the lives of her parents, Albert Franklin Hanny and Nellie Florence Dye.
Soon after her birth the family moved to Firth where True was fortunate to spend the remaining 96 years of her life. On Sept. 30, 2014 True left this life to join those of her family who have gone on before her.
Â Lynden Vance Erickson, 41, of Idaho Falls, passed away Oct. 1, 2014.
Â Lynden was born April 11, 1973, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Victor Otto Erickson and Betty Jean Schley Erickson. He grew up and attended schools in Idaho Falls, and graduated from Skyline High School. He also attended Ricks College where he received his Associateâ€™s Degree.
On Oct. 24, 1997, he married Sarah Jo in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.Â To this union were born three daughters, Hannah, Hallee, and Harper. Lynden and Sarah made their home in Idaho Falls. Lynden worked for Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.Â
Larry Thomas Brown, 72, passed away at his home on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 in Blackfoot, Idaho due to complications following cancer..
Larry was born on Sept. 19, 1942 in Blackfoot, ID to his parents, Earl and Ethel Brown. He received his high school diploma while serving his country in the U.S. Navy.Â
He married Della Pyper in 1960. Together they had three children; they later divorced. He married Carol Anderson and together had two children; they later divorced. He married Faye Davis in 1983 and divorced in 2013.Â
About 30 women of Muslim faith gathered for prayer, food and camaraderie at the opening of Pocatello's new mosque on Fifth Street in Pocatello on Friday evening. The gathering marked the breaking of a fast and the celebration of Eil-al-Adha, a holiday that celebrates the scriptural figure Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son.
If you need a lift in your life, talk to cancer patient Deserae Jones of Blackfoot.
Asked what advice she would give others, Jones said, "Attitude is everything.
"I'm around a lot of cancer patients," she said. "Some are happy; some are negative.
"You need to accept the situation and move on," Jones said. "The key is a positive attitude."
Last May, Jones discovered a "weird lump" while washing. That discovery was made on a Friday. She went to a doctor the following Monday, had a mammogram on Wednesday and was told she had cancer on Saturday.
THOMAS â€”Â If there was any downside to the Lady Panthers win over Marsh Valley on Tuesday it was the service game.
Snake River did not serve well the entire match and that allowed the Eagles to stay in the match a little longer than many in attendance thought.
Thursday, the Lady Panthers welcomed Teton to Thomas and from the opening serve the Panthers had fixed their issues from two days prior.
The Panthers serving was the key to match as in each set a big run set up by strong serves.
Snake River won the match in straight sets 25-14, 25-13, 25-13 at Snake River High School Thursday night.
Braden Stanton Rock, 15, of Wake Forest, passed away on Monday Sept. 29, 2014, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on his way to school after leaving a church-sponsored youth scripture study group he attended daily.
He was born in Bingham County, Idaho, and was currently a sophomore at Heritage High School.Â Braden was a very driven young man. With him, it was go hard or go home.Â A straight-A student, he was a perfectionist by nature, and he loved to go the extra mile and do whatever it took to stand out and make sure his work was the best it could possibly be.Â Â