Jim Dell Munsee
Jim Dell Munsee, a 60-year-old Paul resident, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, at Cassia Regional Medical Center in Burley.
He was born March 18, 1944, in Paul, the son of Vernal Eugene and Bertha Rau Munsee. He graduated from Minico High School in 1962. He attended the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, where he received his bachelor's degree in bank and finance.
Survivors include two children, Paige Robertson and Braden Munsee, both of Salt Lake City, Utah; his mother, Bertha Munsee of Paul; two sisters, Patricia Bent of Boise and Karan Wills of Paul; and three nieces, Susan Bent of Boston, Mass., Pam Martini of Las Vegas, Nev., and Danya Wood of Twin Falls.
He was preceded in death by his father, Vernal Munsee on Oct. 15, 1984; and a nephew, Steven J. Bent on Aug. 18, 2004.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at the Paul Cemetery, with Bishop Kelly Arritt officiating. Friends may call from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. prior to the service on Monday at the Payne Mortuary, 221 W. Main St. in Burley.
Marvin H. Duncan
Marvin H. Duncan, 76, retired minister of the gospel for almost 50 years, died Wed. Oct. 20, 2004.
Visitation with family will be held from 2-5 p.m. Sunday and the service is at 10 a.m. Monday at Resthaven Mortuary.
Mr. Duncan was born Nov. 4, 1927, in Alton, Ill., to Edwin Monroe and Edith M. (Loker) Duncan. Mr. Duncan was the minister of Community Bible Church in Filer, Idaho; Berean Bible Church, Genoa City, Wis.; a founding member of Berean Bible Church, Alton, Ill.; and a past general secretary for the Things to Come Mission. He was a mold maker for Owens IL Glass Co. and Cub Master for Pack No. 30 in Alton, Ill.
Survivors include, wife, Marlene; daughter, Athana; son, Darrell; son and daughter-in-law, Derek and Lily, all of Wichita; brothers, Leland and Don both of Alton, Ill.; sisters, Theresa Overath of Wilsonville, Ill., Floy Cover of Highland Springs, Va.; grandchildren, Caroline Loder of California, Drew Duncan of Wichita; and great-grandchild, Alex Loder of California.
Memorials have been established with World of Grace Mission, P.O. Box 1160, Collinsville, IL 62234, Grace Bible Church, P.O. Box 644, Defiance, OH 43512, Berean Bible Society, P.O. Box 756, Germantown, WI 53022 and American Cancer Society.
Loraine L. Bryan
Loraine was born Sept. 20, 1925, in Canora, S.D., to Vernon and Lela Loudenburg. She passed away Oct. 19, 2004.
At a young age, the family moved to Loveland, Colo., and it was there she met and later married Lester V. Bryan. She was the mother of four, two boys and two daughters, Don (Doris) Bryan of Henderson, Nev., Jay (Sharon) Bryan of Twin Falls, Debra Bryan (deceased) and Mitzi (John) Morris of Seattle, Wash.
Loraine was blessed with many nieces and nephews along with three grandsons, one granddaughter, one step-grandson, one step-granddaughter and two great-grandsons.
Loraine was preceded in death by both of her parents, daughter and one brother.
Other survivors include brother, Jerry (Mardell) Loudenburg of Salida, Colo.; and sister, Sharon (Danny) Makris of Woodland Park, Colo.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at the First United Methodist Church, Twin Falls. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the organ fund at the Twin Falls United Methodist Church or a favorite charity.
Fred Gardner went home to be with Christ on Thursday, Oct. 21, due to complications from cancer.
Fred was born on March 28, 1916, in Farnam, Neb., to Floyd and Bessie Gardner. He was an active athlete at Farnam High School where he graduated in 1934. Fred was drafted into the U.S. Army, then joined the Air Force and served in the Pacific Theater servicing airplanes during World War II.
Fred married Flossie Beer on May 12, 1944, in Filer, Idaho. After a honeymoon to Seattle, they lived in Tennessee until his discharge from the Air Force. Since that first year Fred and Flossie have made their home in Filer. Fred spent his life being civic minded. He was a member of the Filer City Council, the Filer Library Board, the Filer American Legion, where he served as commander, and the Boy Scouts of America. Fred's faith has always been a very important part of his life. He was active in the Filer First Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday School for many years, did visitation, was sought after to do building projects and repairs and was serving on the Board of Deacons at the time of his death.
Fred worked as a mechanic and for Asgrow Seed Company and later as a millwright for CK Brown Company until his retirement in 1981. He then served part time as a consultant for CK Brown. Fred was an avid reader and loved to work in his shop where he built beautiful doll houses, doll house furniture, curio shelves and many other items for his children and grandchildren. He also was an avid gardener, who enjoyed giving others the bounty of his gardens as well as canning tomato juice with Flossie.
Fred and Flossie raised four children, Phyllis (Chuck) Ross of Hagerman, Pamela (Gordon) Pedrow of Longmont, Colo., Linda (Stephen) Hartgen of Twin Falls and Randy (Annette) Gardner of Burley. The Gardner's have 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Fred was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, one brother and a granddaughter.
Fred will be remembered as a man of few words, great bear hugs, integrity and his love for his family and his God.
A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at the Filer First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Gary Gilman officiating. Interment will follow in Filer Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. with the family greeting friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at White Mortuary, "Chapel by the Park." The family suggests memorials to the Filer 1st Baptist Church, 254 Highway 30, Filer, ID 83328.
Roy L. Gray
Roy L. Gray, 63, of Kimberly, died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, at his home.
He was born April 2, 1941, in McCallister, Okla., the son of James and Viena Gray. At the age of 5, he moved with his family to Fresno, Calif. He attended schools there and graduated from high school in 1959. He later attended Fresno Community College. He was married to Kathryn Hart on July 3, 1979, in Reno, Nev. He moved to Kimberly in 1982 and worked at Cactus Petes until forced to quit due to ill health. He enjoyed fishing and camping.
In addition to his wife, Kathy, of Kimberly, he is survived by six children, Janice of Arkansas, Shelley of Lewistown, Mont., Carol June Gray Baker of Arkansas, Travis L. Gray of Modesto, Calif., Burt VanDyke of Modesto, Calif., Dallas L. Gray and daughter-in-law, Erin of Twin Falls; loved ones he considered his children, Karla Gonzalez and Casey Gines; and by two brothers, Leon James Gray and Paul Gray, both of Modesto, Calif. He was preceded in death by his parents.
At Roy's request, no services are planned. Arrangements are under the direction of White Mortuary, "Chapel by the Park." The family suggests memorials to Lighthouse Christian Fellowship, 259 Main Ave. E., Twin Falls, ID 83301.
Doris Opal Van Sickel
Doris Opal Van Sickel, 93, formerly of Glenns Ferry, Idaho, passed away on Oct. 22, 2004.
She was born Dec. 15, 1910, in Lancaster, Mo., to Charles and Mary Ridel. Doris attended Kirksville Teachers College and taught elementary school for four years. She married Harold Van Sickel on May 7, 1935. They lived in Adair County, Mo., until her failing health from tuberculosis forced them to move to Colorado. In later years, they lived in New Mexico and Dietrich. They moved to Glenns Ferry in 1948, where Harold farmed until retiring.
She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and had a zest for life. Doris loved spending time with her family, and in her earlier years loved to cook and tend a very large garden. She loved to sew and knit, and spent many days fishing with Harold.
Doris was a member of the Methodist Church in Glenns Ferry for many years, until moving to Pocatello. She was loved by many and will be missed by many.
She is survived by a son, Jim (Nancy) Van Sickel of Pocatello; three granddaughters, Debbie (Bud) Schritter, Cindy (Sean) Haney and Karla (Patrick) Holm; 10 great-granddaughters; and brother, Lowell Ridel of Huntsville, Mo. Doris was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers and one sister.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, at the United Methodist Church in Glenns Ferry. Burial will be in Glenns Rest Cemetery in Glenns Ferry. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Summers Funeral Home in Mountain Home, Idaho. Doris' family would like to thank Hillcrest Haven for all the love, caring and compassion that was given to her.
Samuel Rios, 46, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, in Harlingen, Texas.
Born in Caldwell, Idaho, Rios was originally from Pharr, formerly stationed in Laredo, Texas, had lived in Harlingen for five years, and was a border patrol agent since 1986. Samuel Rios entered on duty at the Laredo North Border Patrol Station on July 5, 1988. He attended the 223rd Session of the United States Border Patrol Academy in Glynco, Ga. After completing the Border Patrol Academy, Rios returned to the Laredo North Border Patrol Station for 10 years from 1988-1998. In 1996, Rios was promoted to senior patrol agent at the Laredo North Border Patrol Station. In 1998, Rios transferred to the Port Isabel Border Patrol Station. In 2001, Rios was promoted to supervisory border patrol agent at the Port Isabel Border Patrol Station. In 2002, Rios transferred to the Fort Brown Border Patrol Station, where he served as a supervisory border patrol agent.
Rios is survived by his wife, Ida Rios; a daughter, Kristina Rios, both of Harlingen, Texas; his father, Salvador Rios of Mission, Texas; four brothers, Salvador (Susie) Rios Jr. of Pharr, Texas, Saul (Mary Lou) Rios of Rupert, Sigifredo (Pearl) Rios of Mission, Texas, and Seferino Rios of Houston, Texas; seven sisters, Sonia (Rolando) Palacios of Edinburg, Texas, Santos Rios of South Bend, Ind., Sylvia Rios of Rupert, Susana (Rolando) Paz of Long Beach, Calif., Sandra (Alfredo) Sanchez of Eagle Pass, Texas, Sara (Manuel) Goni and Yvette Rios, both of Rupert; an uncle, Candelario Ramirez of Laredo, Texas; an aunt, Lydia Garza of Bryan, Texas; and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces.
Visitation was held Oct. 15, 2004, at Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan. Funeral services were held Oct. 16, 2004, at St. Margaret's Catholic Church.
Ralph W. Child
Ralph Wadsworth Child, 92-year-old Burley resident, died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at his home in Burley.
He was born May 19, 1912, in Roy, Utah, the son of Abiah Wadsworth and Emma Clydie Olmstead Child. He married Sophia Marguerite Child on March 25, 1937, in Coalville, Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various callings. Mother and Dad moved to Idaho in 1951. He farmed in the Pella and Hunt areas.
Survivors include three daughters, Charlene (Vaughn) Simper of Grand View, Betty (Reid) Barlow of Arvada, Colo., and Ann (Gene) Jensen of Burley; a son, Duane (Gloria) Child of Portage, Utah; three brothers, Ellis Child of North Ogden, Utah, Norman Child of Brigham City, Utah, and Dale Child of Rupert; two sisters, Thelma Weir and Fern Kearl, both of Roy, Utah; 15 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marguerite, on Aug. 16, 2001; his parents; a grandson, Destry Koda Child; a great-granddaughter, Mattie Rose Barlow; two brothers, Fred Child and Leslie Child; and a sister, Neta Rees.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at the Burley West Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2420 Parke Ave., with Bishop Brian Barlow officiating. Burial will be in the Pella Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Payne Mortuary, 221 W. Main St. in Burley, and from 10 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the funeral on Tuesday at the church.
Dora B. Norris
Dora B. Norris of Twin Falls passed away Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at her home.
She was born March 9, 1926, near Burley, Idaho, of John O. and Ellen E. "Genie" (Thompson) Heacock, the 18th of 20 living children born to that couple. She had a hard start in life being the only one of a set of triplets to be born alive. It was an honest, hardworking and loving family that made do with very little. At the age of 13, she responded to the gospel message and was baptized in the name of Jesus Christ and received the gift of the Holy Ghost. She has lived for the Lord ever since with the aid of many of her fellow Christians. These all at various times: Elmer and Lillian Messner, Len and Rhoda Foulk, Earl and Hilma Hine. Pastor B.M. and Elvera David gave her a place to live so she could go to church and finish Twin Falls High School for which she has always been grateful. She married Carl F. Norris June 24, 1948, and to this union were born four children. They have lived in Twin Falls since that time except for four years in Pocatello between 1973-1977. She was a good wife and mother.
She is survived by her husband and children, Elvera (Mike ) Moore of Sonora, Calif., Ruth (James) Blanton of Mt. Vernon, Ky., Tim (Karen) Norris of Twin Falls and Sylvia Norris who lives at home when she isn't visiting her sisters. Four of her siblings also survive, Melvin (May) Heacock of Fairfield, Idaho, Kay Satterwhite of Nacogdoches, Texas, Gilda (John) Gagne of Bellingham, Wash., and Tom Heacock of Moreno Valley, Calif. Other survivors include grandsons, Daniel (Tory) Norris and Lance (Stephanie) Moore; granddaughters, Rebekah (Rick) McGee, Angela and Bethany Blanton, Sherry (Jonathan) Bray and Christina Moore; and six great-grandsons; and two great-granddaughters.
Her siblings, Bill, Walt, George, Rob, Sarah Currier, Frank, Martha Karrick, Mary Breeding, Steve, Selma Longridge, Chuck, Jerry, Clyde, Dorothy Francisco and Fred, and a grandson, Russell Norris, preceded her in death.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at Bethel Temple Church with the Rev. Allen Picklesimer officiating. Interment will follow in Sunse
Correnne Caldwell, 95, passed away Oct. 22, 2004, due to natural causes at the Gooding Memorial Hospital in Gooding.
Correnne was born on the family farm on Blessinger Lane, near Star, Idaho, on Nov. 30, 1908. Her parents were Clarence Benton Shelton and Etta May Lamper Shelton. She attended Central Park School and graduated from Star High School. Correnne attended the College of Idaho for two years to become a teacher, and then taught third and fourth grades at Linder and Star schools for 10 years. She married Ralph Caldwell June 6, 1937. They had the privilege of living near the beautiful Snake River during Ralph's career at Idaho Power.
Correnne loved helping other people, growing flowers, and her family. Her interests included walking, helping her mother on the farm, teaching children, and cooking. When people remember Correnne, they will always recall her "very, very good" angel food cakes. Correnne showed her faith in God many ways, including attending the Friends' Church in Star and the Hagerman Methodist Church.
Correnne is survived by her son, Joel (Cora) Caldwell of Gooding; and granddaughter, Ann Marie Caldwell of Seattle; two sisters, Betty Matthews of Boise and Helen (Harry) Carruthers of Meridian; one brother, Harold Shelton of Meridian; and numerous nieces and nephews. Correnne was preceded in death by her husband; parents; three brothers, Norman "Buzz" Shelton, Stanley Shelton and Howard Shelton; and two sisters, Mildred Jenkins and Dorothy King.
The family appreciates the loving care provided by her doctors, Douglas O. Smith M.D., Reid Lofgran D.O., and Ian Kunz P.A.; by the nursing staff at Gooding County Memorial Hospital; the staff at Gooding Rehabilitation and Living Center and the staff of First Choice Hospice.
A private graveside farewell service was held at Elmwood Cemetery in Gooding, conducted by Pastor Michael Hollomon. Arrangements are under the direction of Demaray Funeral Home. Instead of flowers, memorials may be made to a favorite charity.
Terry Lee Pine
Terry Lee Pine, 39, of Glenns Ferry, father, son and friend, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, at the home of a friend due to natural causes.
Terry was born April 30, 1965, at San Luis Obispo, Calif., to Arthur and Velma Pine. He was then raised in the Bay area, Salt Lake City, Utah, area until his family moved to Glenns Ferry in 1980, where he graduated from Glenns Ferry High School in 1983. Terry spent many years working in the automotive industry, which he enjoyed. He spent his free time talking and watching sports with his son, taking weekend road trips, which he loved, and spending every free moment he had playing on his computer.
Terry is survived by his mother, Velma Pine of Glenns Ferry; his buddy and son, Joshua Pine of Bremerton, Wash.; his brother, Jim Pine and wife Sue of Camino, Calif.; his brother, Phil Pine of Salt Lake City, Utah; many nieces and nephews and cousins and friends, as well as his best friend and the love of his life, Marci Barnard of Meridian, Idaho. He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur, and sister, Mary.
Terry's wishes were for a private memorial and cremation directed by Summers Funeral Home in Mountain Home.
Terry will be deeply missed by all those that loved him. We love you, Terry.