Obituaries from January 2004
Carole Hoadley, 58
Carole R. Hoadley, 58, of Mountain Home, died Jan. 19, 2004, in the arms of her husband of 42 years, John. At her request a private religious service was held at her home. Cremation is under the direction of Summers Funeral Homes, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home...
David Brophy, 62
David R. Brophy, 62, of Mountain Home, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at his residence. Per his request no services will be held. Cremation is under the direction of Summers Funeral Homes, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home. David was born Aug. 8, 1941, in Washington, D.C., the son of Robert and Dorothy (Maring) Brophy. He grew up in Billings, Mont., graduating from Billings High School before joining the Air Force...
Robert Grigg, infant
Robert J. Grigg, 8-month-old son of James and Gena Grigg of Mountain Home, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at the Elmore Medical Center Hospital. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29, at the Assembly of God Church in Mountain Home. Cremation is under the direction of Summers Funeral Homes, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home...
Doreen Lajoie, 74
D. Doreen Lajoie, 74, formerly of Bruneau, died Jan. 2, 2004, in Golden, Colo. She was born April 24, 1929, the only child of Dorothy Tindall Cahalan and Walton Cahalan. She spent her early years on the Cahalan ranch near Bruneau, and received her early education there...
Beckham Thompson, Jr., 72,
Beckham Thompson Jr., 72, Great Falls, Mont., formerly stationed at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, died Jan. 23, 2004. No services are planned. Cremation will take place under the direction of Chapel of Chimes Funeral Home. Born Feb. 11, 1931, in Dawson Springs, Ky., he grew up and attended schools in Wyanet, Ill. ...
Eunice Shorts, 76
Eunice Arlene Shorts, 76 of Mountain Home, died Jan. 18, 2004. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Summers Funeral Home. A family memorial service will be held at a future date. Memorial prayers will be offered at Faith Lutheran Church, 1190 N. 6th East St., Mountain Home on Jan. 25 at 10:30 a.m...
Dan Blackwell, 72
Daniel "Dan" H. Blackwell, 72, died in Boise on Monday, January 12, 2004. Graveside services were held Friday, Jan. 16, at Glenn Rest Cemetery in Glenns Ferry. Arrangements were under the direction of Summers Funeral Homes, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home...
Doris L. Bridwell, 72
Doris L. Bridwell, 72, formerly of Mountain Home, died Tuesday, Jan 13, 2004. Doris was born May 27, 1931, in Mountain Home to Alice and Eric Kessel. She moved to Siskiyou County, Calif., in her early 20s. In 1950, Doris married Bob Bridwell. Together they were partners in hunter safety instruction for more than 30 years. For many of those years she and Bob helped raise abandoned or orphaned deer and other animals that the Department of Fish and Game would bring to their house...
Gary Tucker, 58
Gary Neal Tucker, 58, of Melba, formerly of Glenns Ferry, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at his sister's home in Payette, surrounded by his loved ones. Funeral services were held Jan. 15, at Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel in Payette. Pastor Eldon Isaac officiated...
Grace Walworth, 80
Grace G. Walworth, 80, of Mountain Home, formerly of Franklin, Pa., died Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at the Elmore Medical Center Hospital. Per her request no services will be held. Cremation is under the direction of Summers Funeral Homes, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home...
Joe Acarregui. 56
Joseph Terry Acarregui, 56, of Prairie, died Jan. 5, 2004, from complications of a burn injury. Rosary services will be held Friday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m. at Summers Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home. Funeral services will be held Jan. 10, beginning at 1 p.m., also at Summers. A reception will be held at the American Legion hall following the services...
Delmer Boylan, 87
Delmer Reese Boylan, 87, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at his home in Bruneau. A private cremation was held and a memorial service will be held in Bruneau this spring. Delmer was born in Republic, Kan., on March 21, 1916, to Clarence Earl Boylan and Margaret Mae Youngman. He had two younger brothers, Otto and Marvin. His father was a carpenter and building contractor, and moved from Kansas to Boulder, Colo., then to Sandpoint, Idaho, in 1926. The family moved to Harper, Ore., in 1928...
Ambrose Handel, 91
Dr. Ambrose B . Van Handel, 91, of Boise, formerly of Hammett, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at a Boise Hospital of natural causes. Services were held Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at Cloverdale Funeral Home in Boise. He was born May 26, 1912, in Green Bay, Wisc., to John and Nellie Van Handel...