Press Obituaries

Patricia Bragg Larson

Heaven became a little bit brighter and earth a little bit duller on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, when Patricia Bragg Larson returned home. She passed away peacefully surrounded by family in Rupert, ID, due to unknown circumstances. Patricia was born…

Wallace “Wally” Savage

Wallace “Wally” Stanley Savage passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 in his home from natural causes at 84. Wally was born on Nov. 9, 1929 in Dietrich, ID, and lived as a young child in Springfield, ID. Wally was…

Gerry Nelson

Gerry Nelson, 81, resident of the Rockland community for the last 15 years, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013 after a brief battle with cancer. Gerry was born to Ray and Clara Mathews Nelson, Feb. 23, 1932 in Preston, ID.…

Gilbert J. Barnard, 82

Gilbert J. Barnard, 82, beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to all, passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 in Blackfoot, ID. Gilbert was born July 31, 1931 in American Falls, ID, to William T. and Elizabeth Backman Barnard.…

Letho E. Waddoups

Letho E. Waddoups, 88, of American Falls, passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. The visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at Davis-Rose Mortuary, 170 Idaho St., American Falls. The graveside service with military honors will…

Betty Jean Walker

Betty Jean Walker, 85, of American Falls, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, American Falls 3rd ward, 650 Pocatello Ave.,…

Berdean Dahlke

Our loving wife, mother, sister and friend left this life peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. She had been fighting Systemic Lupus for the past 14 years. Berdean was known for her love and service. She had a beautiful voice and…

Otella Anderson

Otella Irene Harwood Anderson, 93, of American Falls, ID, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. She was born Oct. 15, 1920 in St. John, WA, to Ira “Let” and Laura Harwood. The family moved to Idaho in 1924 and farmed…

Nile Earl Darling

Nile Earl Darling, 90, of Ontario, OR, formerly of Jerome, ID, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 with his family by his side. A viewing was held from 6 to 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 13, at Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel, New Plymouth,…

Berdean Dahlke

Della Berdean Dahlke, 68, of American Falls, returned to her Heavenly Home, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, American Falls 4th Ward.…