Category: Press Obituaries

Christy Seefried Hernandez

Christy (Chris) Seefried Hernandez was born April 13, 1949 to William Fredrick and Shirley May Gneiting Seefried at the LDS Hospital in Idaho Falls, ID. She was the second of four children born to this family. Christy’s early years were…

Clarence F. Gohl

The wheat is in the granaries. Potato trucks are rumbling down the road, carrying the spuds to be loaded into the cellars. Wheel lines are in place to give the sugar beets one last drink before being harvested. Clarence Gohl…

Joyce Claunch, 87

Joyce May Claunch passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. She was born July 17, 1931 in Pocatello, ID, to Joseph Lee and Anna Fifield May. When she was two the young…

Darrell Wesenberg

Darrell Marvin Wesenberg passed away unexpectedly at age 78, on Monday, July 30, 2018. Darrell was born and raised in Verona, WI. He always said that he had an ideal childhood and often shared stories of his time growing up…

Merritt Thornhill

Donald Merritt Thornhill, 85, of American Falls, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 at home with loved ones by his side. As per his wishes there will be no services. He wanted to keep it short and to the…

Ben Cavaness

Ben Cavaness, 75, passed away at Portneuf Medical Center from complications of Parkinson’s Disease Tuesday morning, Aug. 28, 2018. Ben was raised in Salmon, ID. He was one of five children of Jesse Faye and Ross Cavaness. Ben served six…

Alicia Trevino

Alicia Reyes Trevino, 60, passed away on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 at her home in Aberdeen, ID. Funeral services were held on Friday, Aug. 24, at 11 a.m. at the Templo Emanuel, 280 Polk St., American Falls, ID. A viewing…

Edward George Jensen

Dec. 19, 1929 – Aug. 25, 2018 Edward George Jensen, age 88, of Pocatello, ID, passed away following an illness at his home surrounded by his family on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. George was born Dec. 19, 1929 in Rexburg,…

Dennis Clinger Smith

Dennis Clinger Smith was born Jan. 26, 1946 to Thomas William Smith Jr. and Mildred Clinger. Dennis had two siblings, Jim Smith and Vivian Smith Little. His early years were spent farming west of Idaho Falls. After graduating high school,…

Bill Blakely

Death notice William F. (Bill) Blakely passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. He was born in Butte, MT, then worked as a deputy sheriff for 25 years in California. When he retired he moved to American Falls, ID. Condolences and…