POCATELLO-Lon William Herbst, 60, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, at his home.
Lon was born Feb. 1, 1950, to E. Randall and Margie Ireton Herbst in Blackfoot, Idaho.
He attended Groveland Elementary, Blackfoot Junior High, and graduated from Blackfoot High School.
Lon joined the Army in 1969 and served on active duty in Southeast Asia. While serving in the military he received several awards.
Lon married Kristina Alleen Jenkins on Jan. 18,1982, and they were later sealed in the Los Angeles LDS Temple.
Lon loved to spend time with his nieces and nephews. He also loved to spend time in the outdoors hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and camping. He was also an active member of the American Legion in Blackfoot.
Lon is survived by sisters; Tamra (Tony) Vara of Pocatello; Sue (Kim) Grover and Carla (Jay) Beasley, both of Blackfoot; and brother, Bradley (Jennifer) Herbst of Winston-Salem, N.C.
He was preceded in death by his wife; both of his parents; sister-in-law Sheila T. Herbst, and grandparents; John and Mabel Herbst and Elmer and Myrtie Ireton.
Graveside services for Lon will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, at the Grove City Cemetery, 1 Willow Drive, with military rites provided by the American Legion Post No. 23.
The funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Wilks Funeral Home, 211 W. Chubbuck Road, 238-8000.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.wilksfuneralhome.com.