Press Obituaries

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…

Mary Jane Coman

October 25, 1929-August 7, 2013 Mary Jane was born in Blackfoot, ID, to Frank and Della Lacy. When she was one year old, her family moved to Pocatello. She had two older brothers, Ralph and Ray. After graduating from Pocatello…

John Max Huber

In Loving Memory December 5, 1945 – August 9, 2013 Walla Walla resident John Max Huber, 67, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at his home. John was born Dec. 5, 1945, in American Falls, ID, to Gottlieb Max and…

Lawrence “Larry” Funk

Lawrence L. Funk left this world on July 31, 2013 at Portneuf Medical Center. He had suffered with COPD for several years and it developed into congestive heart failure. His death was unexpected. He was born on Sept. 10, 1939…