Press Obituaries

Fern Lenore VanHorn England

Fern Lenore VanHorn England passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014, peacefully at home at the age of 98 surrounded by family.  She led a rich and wonderful life. Fern, the daughter of Lee and Nola VanHorn, was born October 10,…

Jesse (Bud) M. Phelps

Jesse (Bud) M. Phelps was born May 24, 1920 in Arbon, Idaho to Frank and Rose Phelps and he passed away March 7, 2014 at the Power County Nursing Home in American Falls, Idaho.  Frank and Rose had five children…

Laurel Fern Adkins George

Mother, sister, aunt and grandma passed away May 16, 2014 in Pocatello, Idaho. Laurel was born July 4, 1929 to William Harmon Adkins and Linnie Lee Pennington. She got her schooling in American Falls, Idaho. She is the eleventh of…

Richard H. Brucks

Richard H. Brucks, 73, of Bellevue, WA, went home to be with Jesus after a long battle with cancer on Monday, April 28, 2014, surrounded by his family at his home. Richard was born January 22, 1941, to Emmanuel and…

Sydney Collings Peterson

Sydney Collings Peterson was born to J.R. (Russ) and Myrom Collings in American Falls, ID, on July 2, 1942, and passed away in Bozeman, MT, on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Her life was full of laughs and her million dollar…

Floraine Nielsen

Floraine Nielsen was called home to her Lord and family on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. She was the last living member of the Charles and Lydia Nielsen family. The third of six children, she was born Nov. 22, 1922 at…

J. F. Foster

J. F. Foster was born to James Fern Foster and Margaret Joy Rathjens Foster on April 21, 1950. Due to a farming accident in December of 1949, J never met his father. Lynn Freeman later married Joy and became J’s…

Douglas Lee Adams

American Falls – Douglas Lee Adams, 64, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Doug was born on Jan. 7, 1950, to Donald and Shirley Adams in Grundy, WV. On June 10, 1993 Doug married Kathleen (Hensley) Adams in Las…

Howard Klempel

Howard Klempel, a veteran, a farmer/rancher, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, passed from this earth to be with his heavenly Father on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Howard was born June 26, 1925 in Aberdeen, ID, to Frank and…

Mikel David Pierce

Mikel David Pierce, 78, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in American Falls. He was born on Jan. 20 1936, in Geneva, MN, to Manford and Edna Franklin Pierce. He was the youngest of nine children. Mikel graduated from Pine…