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Erwin Schatz

Erwin Schatz 80, passed away at home on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Erwin was born Aug. 21, 1934 to William and Beda Rosander Schatz. He grew up on the family farm west of American Falls, taking over the farm with…

Sunbeam “Bea” Curl Heaton

May 25, 1919 – Nov. 20, 2014 Sunbeam “Bea” Curl Heaton passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Edgewood Spring Creek Manor in American Falls. Sunbeam was born on May 25, 1919, outside American Falls in Sunbeam to Thomas, J.…

Donald Ray Simms

Donald Ray Simms passed peacefully Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 in Pocatello, ID, with his wife and children by his side. During the week, he was visited by all eight children, numerous grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, sons and daughters in law, friends,…

Colleen Shelman, 87

Colleen Shelman, 87 of Ammon, ID, passed away Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, ID. She was born Oct. 14, 1927 in Aberdeen, ID, the daughter of Robert Otto Lee and Chloe Wride…

Cecil “Evan” Wride

Cecil “Evan” Wride, 78, of Aberdeen, Idaho, peacefully, passed away at his home November 21, 2014 from Diabetes. Evan was born on December 3, 1935, at his home, in Aberdeen, Idaho to Marion “Bush” Wride and Helen Taggart Wride. He…

Ella Lucille Allen, infant

Ella Lucille Allen, infant daughter of Marcus and Shantel Allen, passed away Thursday, Nov. 20, at Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. She was born Nov. 10, 2014 in Blackfoot, ID. Our perfect little Ella lived 10 perfect, wonderful, and happy…

A.F. bodybuilder places in two competitions

American Falls High School alumni and season city employee Travis Williams has had a good month with respect to another interest he pursues. Williams has placed in two body building competitions this month. Most recently Williams placed first in his…

Sometimes its easier to fix stupid

Our City by A.F. Mayor Marc Beitia The original congratulatory email arrived on my city computer at 4:58 p.m. on Feb. 24 of this year. I received the follow up last night. I have made several ‘phone calls in between…