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Lawrence “Larry” Funk

Lawrence L. Funk left this world on July 31, 2013 at Portneuf Medical Center. He had suffered with COPD for several years and it developed into congestive heart failure. His death was unexpected. He was born on Sept. 10, 1939…

How to take over the world

There is a great force at play in the world today, a force that’s beyond comprehension, that threatens to rule all we hold dear. That force is: nostalgia. It seems to be the driving force for my generation, who spent…

American Falls Day one to remember

Kudos to all of the Greater American Falls Area Chamber of Commerce members and other volunteers and participants in this year’s American Falls Day activities Saturday, Aug. 3. Despite obstacles of all shapes and sizes (and naysayers who suggested it…

Howard Ray Wiebe, 69

Born: August 4, 1943. Died: July 25, 2013 Howard Wiebe’s spirit passed from this earth on Thursday, July 25, at his home in Aberdeen, ID. In doing so, Howard left a long standing legacy of loving friends and relatives. But…

Lois K. Harms

Lois K. Harms, 99, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday morning July 24, 2013 at 1:35. Born Zella Lois Kliewer on May 9, 1914 in Newton, KS, to Frank J. and Kate (Dalke) Kliewer, Lois was the third…

Monte Jack Treasure

Monte Jack Treasure died of natural causes on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at the age of 79. He lived the last years of his life at Pocatello Care and Rehabilitation. Monte was born in Downey, ID, on March 8, 1934…

Ethelyne K. Roberts

Ethelyne K. Roberts, 87, was called home to her heavenly family on July 18, 2013. She was born on Oct. 21, 1925, to Thomas Emery “Doc” and Karen Marie (Knudsen) Roberts in Pocatello, ID. She was the second of eight…

Karoline Baisch, 89

Karoline Schmidtgall Baisch, 89, of American Falls, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at Monte Vista Hills Healthcare Center in Pocatello after a long illness. She was born May 9, 1924 in Aberdeen, ID, the daughter of Henry and…

Not missing a missing tooth

Dear rotten tooth, Somewhere, somehow, you descended from the bad genes of some distant relative. If someday I have the chance in the great hereafter to find that relative, I’m going to have a few words with him about you.…

Joe Thomas

A Memorial Open House will be held on Thursday, July 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hazard Creek Clubhouse to celebrate the life of Joseph (Joe) Thomas, son of Brian and Janis Thomas, who passed away on June…