Robert Edward Carlson
Robert Edward Carlson, 79, Leadore, passed away at his residence, November 14, 2004.
Robert was born in Salmon on June 23, 1925, the son of Nels Edward and Greta Hudelson Carlson.
Robert grew up and attended school in Leadore and graduated from Leadore High School in 1944. Robert played basketball and football for Leadore.
On June 23, 1949, Robert married Norma Hutchings at her parent’s home in Gilmore, Idaho and their marriage was sealed later in the Idaho Falls Temple.
Robert was born with a love for airplanes and flying and he received his private pilot license. Robert loved adventures which included snowmobiling, four-wheeling, riding motorcycles, 1929 Ford trucks and horses.
His life revolved around his family. He was a rancher all of his life. He retired in 2001 and was rehired to help work the ranch.
Robert is survived by his wife Norma and is dearly loved by his daughter Eunice and Scott Tyler, his five grandchildren Jamie, Julie, Kimberly, Hollie and Richard; two great-grandchildren, Mathew and Jessica and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father and one brother.
Funeral services were held Friday, November 19 at the Leadore Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with Bishop Merrill Beyeler conducting. A 1929 Ford truck led the procession with Robert’s casket for burial in the McRea Cemetery
The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the Leadore EMTs or to Salmon Valley Hospice, 506 Vandreff Street, Salmon, Idaho 83467.
Arrangements and services were by Salmon River Funeral Chapel of Salmon.
Hazel Ilene Harrison, 89, passed away November 11, 2004 at her home in Challis.
Hazel Ilene Osborne was born to Robert M. Osborne and Dolo Pearl Jones Osborne on October 28, 1915 in Roseboro, Arkansas. She married Jack Berry Harrison in 1936. They moved to Grants, New Mexico in 1937 where a daughter Jackolyn Sue was born, and in 1939 a daughter Carolyn Bob was born.
They moved to Hondo, Arizona, in 1941 where a son, Terry Russell was born. Then they moved to Lakeview, Oregon in 1942. In 1946, a daughter Sharon Gay was born. They lived in Lakeview until 1956. They moved to Ukiah, California. She lived there until 2003, then moved to Challis to live with her daughter Jackolyn and to be near her son Terry.
In Lakeview she worked as a telephone operator and as a clerk. In Ukiah she retired from Montgomery Ward and then worked as a shoe sales clerk until 1986. She then lovingly cared for her daughter Sharon from 1986 until Sharon’s death in 2002.
Hazel was a talented seamstress and quilter, making many beautiful quilts for family members. She enjoyed gardening and nursed many sick houseplants back to health for family and friends. She was also an avid reader.
She was preceded in death by her husband Jack in 1972; her daughter Sharon in 2002; her daughter Carolyn in 1939; her mother Pearl; father Robert; sister Rene; brother Homer; and grandson Terry Bert Hansen.
She is survived by daughter Jackolyn, son Terry, seven grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.
She will be laid to rest in Ukiah Cemetery
in Ukiah, California, next to her husband Jack.
Funeral services will be held at the Ukiah Cemetery. Arrangements were by Challis Funeral Home, 121 Main Street, Challis.
Jerry P. 'Jump' Giampedraglia
Jerry P. “Jump” Giampedraglia went to be with the Lord on October 31, 2005.
His family wrote:
Thank you for sharing your love and life in so many ways with us. You grew up in Challis, joined the Navy, fought in the Korean War, walked many paths in your life and never met a stranger. Your generosity, adventures, laughter and love preceded you. The memories will live forever amongst many!”
“The last 10 years have been with Marilyn Shull and many friends in Donnelly. Thank you Dad. God bless you. The reunion in heaven included Paul (father), Gladys (mom), Beverly (sister) and Jeffrey Paul (son) and many more.”
“We love you, Dad.”
Thomas J. Shinderling
Memorial services for Thomas J. Shinderling were conducted at the Jones & Casey Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 4, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. in Salmon.
Thomas James Shinderling, 74, of Challis, passed away on December 30, 2004 at Steele Memorial Hospital.
He was born on March 26, 1930 in Newark, Ohio, the only child of Clee and Lyda (McKee) Shinderling.
The family moved west when Tom was 3 years old. They settled in Mackay, where Tom attended school and graduated with the Class of 1949.
Following graduation, Tom went to work for the American National Bank in Mackay and in 1951 entered the U.S. Army. He was stationed in Germany during the Korean War and upon honorable discharge, he re-turned to Mackay to work for the Soil Conservation Center.
Tom and Ruth Anne Ivie were united in marriage on May 22, 1954 in Challis and of this union four children were born: Ted, Kathy, Clee and Wesley.
They moved to Cobalt where Tom worked in the mill. They moved to Challis in 1973 where Tom was employed by the City of Challis until his retirement in 1992.
Tom enjoyed the outdoors and the many hunting and fishing trips with his boys down on Colson Creek. Family gatherings on holidays, special occasions or just on a whim were a delight for Tom.
Each year in the fall, Tom received a very special visit from his cousin Dick. They grew up together and were more like brothers than cousins.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth, of 50 years; two sons, Ted Shinderling and his wife, B.J. of Elk Bend, Wesley Shinderling of Challis, one daughter Kathy Woodbridge and her husband, Perry of Challis; five grandchildren, Travis and Kyle Shinderling of Challis, Raymond Shinderling of Elk Bend, Daniel Woodbridge of Challis and Becky Woodbridge of North Pole, Alaska; three great-grandchildren, JoLynn, Emily and Ella Gillson of North Pole and his cousin Dick Morgan of Sarasota, Florida.
Tom is preceded in death by his parents and his son Clee in 1996.
Frank Heavrin, 88, of Emmett, passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2004 at St. Al’s Hospital in Boise after an accident while doctoring a horse.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 30, at Potter Funeral Chapel in Emmett. Interment will follow at the Brownlee Cemetery
Frank was born May 12, 1916 at “Grandma” Church’s home in Dry Buck near Banks to Harry C. & Laverne Johnson Heavrin. He grew up playing in the rocks and dry hills of Sweet, Dry Buck & Banks. The family moved a lot and he changed schools several times. On one move from Banks to Spring Valley between Christmas and New Years he quit school having finished the 5th grade. He started his life long ranching career herding pigs for a farmer in Spring Valley at age 12.
On October 14, 1935 he married Esther M. Pratt at Boise. Six children were born to this union. The family raised Hereford cattle starting at Brownlee and then Cascade. Frank worked for several ranchers while the family was growing up. He worked many years for the Payette River Cattle Association, running cattle in Bear Valley. They drove the cattle starting at Letha to Horseshoe Bend to Banks and on to Crouch, over the mountain to Deadwood and then to Bear Valley.
In the early 1970s Frank and Esther ended 35 years of marriage. He was working in Stanley at this time. He was a true cowboy and always had a horse around. For the next 30 years he dearly loved going to Stanley for the summer to irrigate and run cows. He had many friends in Emmett, Garden Valley, Lowman and Stanley. He never met a stranger and was a kind, loving gentle man. We will all miss him.
He is survived by many friends, family and people who loved him dearly including his six children, Mary Lee (Kenneth) Biggers, Boise; Larry (Joyce) Heavrin, Emmett; Don (Janet) Heavrin, Boise; Audrey (Butch) Hall, Star; Bonnie (Dave) DeChenne, Elgin, OR; Billie (Chick) Coelho, Ontario, OR; 16 grandchildren: Connie, Darlene, Jim, Jeanne, John, Julie, Judy, Tonya, Catherine, Wendy, Bob, Debbi, Pat, Pamela, Erik and Keith; 43 great-grandchildren; and a set of identical twin great-great-grandsons due next spring; two brothers, Al of Sweet and Glen (Blanche) of Meridian; sisters, Mildred Arthur of Conton, MS, baby sister, Vera Fix, Clarkston, WA; sister-in-law, Velma Heavrin and brother-in-law, Wallace Pratt and his special friends Charlie and Kathy Willard, Emmett.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Carl, George and Clinton and sister Alice.
Dad, we love you and will miss you.
Donald Elisha “Don” Cordingley, 89, of Idaho Falls, formerly of Ashton, died Dec. 13, 2004 at Idaho Falls Health and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born March 3, 1915 in Marysville, Idaho, to Warren Cordingley and Ethel Durney Cordingley. He attended grade school at Higginsville, high school in Ashton, and one year of college at Idaho State University.
On Dec. 12, 1936, he married Helen Elizabeth Wilcomb in Idaho Falls. The marriage was solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on April 20, 1948. He worked for the Forest Service for four years. In 1945, he served in the U.S. Army as a staff sergeant in Okinawa.
Following military service, he worked for Fall River Electric as a lineman for almost five years, then farmed for 16 years in Ashton. They moved to Challis in 1970, where he ran the Challis Hot Springs Resort for 18 years. They retired in 1991 and moved to Idaho Falls in 1995.
He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various positions. He was one of seven presidents in the Yellowstone Stake and was instrumental in the building of the first church at Mack’s Inn. He and Helen served a two-year Stake Mission at Parker, Idaho.
He was a great hunter and fisherman and loved sports of every kind. In his youth, he enjoyed participating in the American Dog Derby at Ashton. Don was a friend to everyone and loved everybody.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Cordingley of Idaho Falls; son Bob (Arlene) Cordingley of Grant, Idaho; daughter, Reinita Cordingley of Idaho Falls; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother Earl Cordingley; and a sister, Vera Reynolds.
Funeral services were Saturday, Dec. 18, at Wood Funeral Home in Idaho Falls, with Bishop Mark Richardson of the Idaho Falls LDS 16th Ward officiating. Burial was at the Ashton-Pineview Cemetery. Military Rites were performed by the Ashton American Legion Post 89.