Mary Tufte Park
Mary Emma Tufte Park, 88 of Mountain Home, passed on Oct. 18, 2016. Mary Mullins was born on Jan. 27, 1928, in Putnam County, Mo., to Jesse and Myrtle Mullins. At the age of one, her family moved to Grinnell, Iowa. She was the middle child of seven children. She graduated high school from Grinnell, Iowa, and on July 1945 married Curtis Dobbs. To this union were born three daughters...
Charles Barcinas Cruz was called to rest on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 at the age of 54 at St. Alphonsus Hospital in Boise. Charles is predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Maria S.N. Barcinas and Antonio T. Barcinas; paternal grandparents, Soledad G. Cruz and Manuel L.G. Cruz; and mother, Rita B. Cruz...
Gloria Jean DeThorne, age 75 of Mountain Home, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, at the Kuna Living Center in Kuna. A memorial service is being planned for December at the Christian and Baptist Church in Mountain Home. Cremation is under the care of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel, in Mountain Home...
Page Ann Liles, age 41, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at her home in Hammett following an illness. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel, in Mountain Home.
Olga Gerarda Pedersen, age 81 of Mountain Home, passed away on Oct. 12, 2016, at Poplar Grove Assisted Living in Glenns Ferry. Olga was born in Java, Indonesia, on Nov. 6, 1934, as Olga G. de la Fosse to David Emanuel de la Fosse and Jeane Gerarda Ernestine. They later moved to Holland...
Laura Fay Buchanan, 70, died on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 at the Hells Canyon Park on the Snake River. This year, Laura and her husband, James "Buck," were spending their 30th year vacationing at the Hells Canyon Park.
Linda S. Blankenship, age 72 of Mountain Home, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at her home. No formal services will be held. Cremation was under the care of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel, in Mountain Home. Linda was born Aug. 14, 1944, the daughter of Delmar and Charlotte Prest in Council, Idaho...
LaVerna Byers passed from this life on Oct. 1, 2016 in Boise, Idaho. Her earthly journey began in Walthill, Neb., on March 30, 1927, as the first child of Glenn and Olive Garwood. Always the "big sis," she tried to ride herd on her rambunctious little brothers, played piano for her tap-dancing sisters as they entertained the crowds at the Old Settlers Picnics in Walthill and started a tradition of the "Great Gathering of Garwood Kids" biannual reunion, which continued through 2012...
Karen Sasz, age 80, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, in Mountain Home. She was born April 24, 1936, in Boise, Idaho, to Wiley Emerald "Mac" and Pauline McMurtrey. Karen grew up in Mountain Home on the family ranch with her five siblings.
While in high school, she met and married Carter Jarrell Jr. who was stationed at Mountain Home Air Force Base. Their union produced four daughters: Jerrie, Carrie, Terri and Cheri. Together, they owned and operated Don's Texaco. Karen and Carter later divorced.
Ralph Warren Groefsema, age 90, passed away on Aug. 29, 2016, at Cedar Crest Care Center in Mountain Home of natural causes. A memorial service will be held Oct. 20, 2016, at 10 a.m. at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel, and graveside inurnment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery with military honors...
Salvatore "Sam" Galluzzo, age 85 of Mountain Home, passed away on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, at Grace Elizabeth Independent Living Center in Mountain Home. A celebration of Sam's life will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at Bud and Caron Adams' home, located at 450 East 2nd North St., on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. Cremation was under the care of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.
JoEtta Marlene Rheuby, 57 of Mountain Home, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at a Boise hospital. Arrangements are pending at Summers Funeral Homes, Boise Chapel.
James Harold Barley
Dec. 31, 1932 -- Oct. 1, 2016 Jim was called home by our Lord on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, after a long battle with congestive heart failure. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, from 5 to 7 p.m. followed by a Rosary at Summers Funeral Home 3629 Ustick Rd., Meridian, Idaho, 83646...
Lori Whitefeather, age 52 of Owyhee, Idaho, passed away suddenly at her home on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel, in Mountain Home.
Rebecca Ann Heatley, age 86 of Mountain Home, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at her home. Cremation was under the care of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.
Rena Madsen-House, age 77 of Mountain Home, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at her home. A Celebration of Life / Birthday will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at American Legion Post 26. Cremation is under the care of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel...
Michael Fredrick Reynolds has completed his journey here on Earth, slipped the restraining bonds of life and went away on his final and greatest adventure. Mike was diagnosed in 2006 with Leukemia, and while fighting cancer, he was diagnosed in March 2016 with Transverse Myelitis...