Press Obituaries

Nellie Crowder

Nellie Luella Crowder “Nellie Blue”, 86, of American Falls, ID, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 in Payette, ID. Nellie was born in Rombauer, MO, to James and Laura Ethel on Feb. 2, 1928. She graduated from Wapato High…

Brent Wheeler

Brent Hulse Wheeler, 65, of American Falls, ID, passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, after complications from pneumonia. Born in Preston, ID, on Aug. 28, 1948, Brent was the first of four children born to the late Washington Fay and…

Paul Howard Sjelin

In loving memory of Paul Harold Sjelin February 13, 1924-February 12, 2014 Paul Sjelin was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Feb. 13, 1924 of Swedish immigrants Carl and Alma Sjelin. After completing his eighth grade year in a one room…

Joyce Lambert

Joyce Elaine Strange Lambert, 66, American Falls, passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at Portneuf Medical Center. She was born May 16, 1947 in Caldwell, ID, to Dean Strange and Jean Gardner Strange. There they raised her and her three…

Verla Rae Hartley Haskell

Verla Rae was born on August 28, 1930 in American Falls, ID, to James and Janie Hartley of Rockland, ID. She passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. Most of Verla Rae’s childhood…

Jalene Michaelson Phillips

Jalene Michaelson Phillips went to be with our Heavenly Father on January 30, 2014, surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on February 15, 1960 in Pocatello, ID, to Robert and Doris Long…

Kenneth Platt Price

Kenneth Platt Price, 65, passed away at home on Friday, January 31, 2014, surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer. Ken was born in Malad, ID, on Jan. 8, 1949, the first of four children born…

Nels “T.J.” Winters

Nels “T.J.” Winters (87) passed away peacefully on January 30, 2014 at the Veterans Home in Pocatello. He was born on April 4, 1926 to Thomas E. and Beatrice M. Campbel Winters in Chester, ID, as the first son of…

Wallace Klassen

Wallace Neil Klassen was suddenly taken home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Wally was born on Sept. 15, 1950, to Otto and Eunice Klassen in American Falls, ID. Wally grew up…

Daniel Russell Stanger

Daniel Russell Stanger died peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 in Dillon, MT. He was born in Pocatello, ID, on May 29, 1936. He was the second son of James Daniel Stanger and…