Press Obituaries

Steven Ray Neu

Steven Ray Neu, 64, of American Falls, ID, returned to his Heavenly Father on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 after an extended illness. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. Steven was born May 23, 1949 and was the…

Karen Sue Fernau

Our Heavenly Father called our beautiful angel home on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. Karen Fernau was born June 17, 1951 to Paul and Clara Marie Sampson. She was the eighth of nine siblings. She married the love of her life,…

Dorothy “Dotti” A. Martin

Dorothy “Dotti” A. Martin, of Pollock Pines, CA, age 75, passed away in her sleep Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 in her home. Dotti was born Aug. 31, 1937 to Rowe and Ella Bolton in American Falls, ID. After high school…

Wanda Whittier

Wanda Williams Whittier, 91, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 of a short illness at her home in Idaho Falls with her family by her side. She was born June 16, 1922, to Elmer H. and Verda Hannah Ball Williams in…

Pam Dyer

Pam Dyer, 63, of American Falls, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 at the Power County Nursing Home. She was born in Waldron, Ark., to Doris and Frederick Speaks. Her mom died when she was at a young age, and…

Raymond Gene Lowell Jr.

Raymond Gene Lowell Jr., 44, left this world Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. He leaves behind his mother Ruth Sparks. He enjoyed his best buddy “Bone-head” Andy; and five siblings, sisters Joyce Thompson and Juanita Graves from American Falls, sister Debra…

Della Thornton

After a week of heartfelt goodbyes from family and friends, Della Francis Stanger Thornton passed away on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. Though she was in and out at the end, she never lost her sense of humor, her concern for…

John R. Hayes

John R. Hayes was born Aug. 2, 1937 in American Falls, ID, to Wallace and Anita (Bade) Hayes. He passed at Pocatello, ID, on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 of natural causes after an exciting game of Bingo at the Shriner’s…

Galen M. McMaster

Galen M. McMaster passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 in Tacoma, WA. He was surrounded by Sigrid, his wife of 59 years, and family, including his four children, Roger, Vern, Dwight and Charlotte. Born June 24, 1928 in Twin…

John Hayes

Funeral notice John Hayes passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 in Pocatello. The funeral service will be held at 11 am, Friday, Aug. 16, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 656 Tyhee Ave. in American Falls. The visitation will be from…