Andrew E. “Andy” Anderson, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2008 at the Pocatello Care and Rehab Center after a long illness.
He was born July 15, 1953 in Afton, WY, to Eugene A. and Madeline Walker Anderson. He attended school and graduated from Star Valley High School. He also graduated from Idaho State University with a degree in social work.
He met Nancy Cox Harris in American Falls. They were married April 19, 1983 in Elko, NV. This marriage gave him the bonus of two young sons who he helped raise as his own.
He worked for Lamb Weston, dogcatcher for the City of American Falls, the Idaho State Highway Department and later part time for Juvenile Justice in Pocatello.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Errol Walker.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Nancy; sons, Shawn (Jennifer) Anderson, Matthew (Michelle) Harris; brothers, LaVon A. (Terry) Walker of Benton City, WA, Scott (Linda) Walker of Kettle Falls, WA; sisters, Eunice (Jim) Hansen of Montpelier, Lawanna (Stephen) Campbell of Afton, WY; his in-laws, Sarren and Bettie Cox of Pocatello; two brothers-in-law, Chuck (Sherrie) Cox of Boise, and Mike Cox of Cody, WY; his grandchildren, Brittani, Megan, Jordon and Abby Anderson and Madeline and Nathan Harris.
The celebration of Andy’s life will he held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the American Falls Congregational Church, 745 Bennett Ave. in American Falls. A potluck will follow; bring your favorite dish to share.
Evelyn Williams, 87, of Chandler, AZ, formerly of Idaho Falls, and Springville, UT, passed away Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, at the Morelos Care Home in Chandler, AZ.
She was born May 8, 1921, in Rigby, to Lorenzo William Walker and Stella Jenkins Walker.
She was raised and attended school in Rigby, ID, graduating from Rigby High School. On Dec. 19, 1943, she married Owen A. Rennie in Rigby. Their marriage was solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple May 15, 1946. He preceded her in death. She married Alexander Williams, June 4, 1983 in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.
Evelyn was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in many capacities, her favorites being dance director and family history extraction. She worked as a telephone operator, as a bookkeeper for the Idaho Potato Growers in Aberdeen, owned and operated the Bonneville Motel in Idaho Falls, and worked as a clerk for Chesbro Music Co. for 17 years.
She enjoyed crocheting, bowling, reading, playing the organ, temple work and family gatherings.
She is survived by her daughters: Cheryl (Ed) White of Phoenix, AZ, Linda (Karl) Fielding of Chandler, AZ, Joy (Byron) Gourley, of Green Cove Springs, FL, Karen (Kelley) Thueson, of Mapleton, UT; sons, Richard (Debbie) Rennie, of Boise, John Michael Rennie, of Las Vegas, NV; step-children, Joy (Bill) Moss, of Rexburg, Gary (Kathryn) Williams, of Lubbock, TX; a sister, Ardath Walker Carlsen, of Rexburg; brothers, Roderick Lynn (Sharon) Walker, of Rigby, Dan J. (Judy) Walker, of Rigby, John Kent (Julie) Walker, of Idaho Falls, William Ned (JoAnn) Walker, of Rigby; 41 grandchildren, 92 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Owen A. Rennie, and Alexander Williams; a son, James William Rennie; sisters, Florence Elizabeth Walker, Betty Jeanne Spaulding; brothers, Ray Lorenzo Walker, and Glen Zay Walker; and a step-son, Paul Williams.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, in the Boulevard and Rose Park Ward Chapel in Idaho Falls. (351 W. 14th St.).
The family will visit with friends from 10 to 10:45 a.m. that morning at the church. Burial will be in the Rigby Pioneer Cemetery under the direction of Eckersell Funeral Home in Rigby. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com.
Bradley Dallas Havlicak, 50, of Rockland, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008.
Brad was born July 2, 1958 in Pocatello, to Dallas Havlicak and Gail Eichinger Havlicak. Brad grew up in Rockland, and attended school at Rockland until the seventh grade when his family moved to American Falls during the fall and winter after harvests. Brad graduated from AFHS in 1976.
Brad farmed with his dad and others in the community for many years and farming was one of his great passions. He was a long-haul truck driver until an eye disease forced him to give up the road. Brad loved the outdoors, snowmobiling, and anything that allowed him to play on equipment with two or more wheels. Along with the other outdoor activities Brad loved to ski and garden. He always had time for friends whenever they needed help of any kind. Brad was an accomplished mechanic, like his dad, and loved fixing anything with a motor.
Brad is preceded in death by his father, Dallas. He is survived by a daughter, Rachael Ramirez (Adrian); and grandchildren, Adrian, Jazmin, Joe and Moises; his mother, Gail Havlicak; sister, Annette Lynott (Kevin); and nieces, Amberly, Connor and Alyssa; and his cat, Toby.
The family requests that donations be made in his name to the Idaho Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 427 North Main, Suite K, Pocatello, Idaho 83204.
The graveside service was held at Falls View Cemetery in American Falls at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 17. A lunch will follow at the American Falls Public Library Community Room. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Rose Mortuary in American Falls.