Obituaries from June 2007
Rod Forbis, 61
Rodney "Rod" John Forbis, 61, of Mountain Home, died Saturday, June 23, 2007, at a Boise hospital, with his older daughter and son at his side. A public viewing will be held on Thursday, June 28, from 4-6 p.m. at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 29, at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel, with burial to follow at Mountain View Cemetery...
Helen Larson, 80
Helen C. Larson, 80, of Glenns Ferry, died Monday, June 25, 2007, at her home. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, at the VFW Hall, in Glenns Ferry. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home...
Melva Potthast, 62
Melva Marie Potthast, 62, of Pine, died Monday, June 25, 2007, at her home.
Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home.
Juan Morales Gutierrez, 43
Juan Manuel Morales Gutierrez, 43, of Bruneau, died Sunday morning, June 17, 2007, in an automobile accident near Hammett. A viewing will be held on Friday, June 22, from 5-8 p.m. with a rosary at 6:30 p.m. at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel, in Mountain Home...
Walt Hobdey, 87
Walt Hobdey, 87, of Bliss, died on Monday, June 11, 2007 at his home.
Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.
At his request, no services are planned at this time.
Donnie Garner, 73
Donnie R. Garner, 73, of Newport, Idaho, formerly of Glenns Ferry and a former police chief for Mountain Home, died on Saturday, May 19, in Spokane, Wash., after a long battle with cancer. Donnie was born April 6, 1934, in Glenns Ferry, son of Michael and Edna (Fromel) Garner. He spent his youth in Glenns Ferry, graduating from high school in 1952...
Lee Norris, 69
Lee Norris, 69, died Tuesday, May 28, in Prairie, of natural causes. Services will be held at Prairie Cemetery on Saturday, June 23, at 11 a.m. Lee was born in Fort Collins, Colo., June 24, 1947, to Donald W. Norris and Mary Alice Reed. The family soon moved to the Treasure Valley, where he graduated from Nampa Senior High School...
Paul Giberson, 67
Paul Edward Giberson, Sr., 67, of Mountain Home, died Tuesday, May 8, 2007, at a care center in Everett, Wash., after a long battle with COPD. At his request, no services will be held. A private celebration of his life will be held in Mountain Home in July...
Jo Barta, 89
Johanna "Jo" Marie (Evers) Barta, 89, formerly of Mountain Home, died May 27, 2007, at a Pocatello care center. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 6 at 2 p.m. in the Downard Funeral Home, 241 N. Garfield Ave., Pocatello, with Bishop Gary Packham conducting. Burial and grave dedication will be June 7 in Mountain View Cemetery in Mountain Home...
George Stepp, 76
George M. Stepp, 76, of Bruneau, died Friday, May 25, 2007, at his home. Services are to be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel. George was born on Nov. 27, 1930, in New Kensington, Pa., to George and Lola Stepp. He was schooled in Scranton, Pa.. He worked as a chef cooking in many restaurants in several large national parks...
Donald Keith, 75
Donald Francis Keith, 75, formerly of Glenns Ferry, died March 12, 2007, at his home in Folsom, Calif. Friends and family are invited to a graveside service planned for June 17 at noon, at the Bruneau Cemetery, followed by a specially prepared video and buffet lunch at the Bruneau Legion Hall...
Biff Smith, 86
Harley "Biff" Smith, 86, formerly of Glenns Ferry, died May 29, 2007, at his home in Nevada. A viewing will be held at the Glenns Ferry LDS Church from 10-10:30 a.m on Saturday, June, 9. A service will follow. A graveside memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. at Glenn Rest Cemetery...