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Obituaries from March 2008

Phil Taylor (03/26/08)
Phil Taylor, 56, died March 14, 2008, following a tragic accident while on a snowmobiling trip with one of his best friends, Johnny Liggett. A memorial celebration and reception was held at the American Legion Hall in Mountain Home on Saturday, March 22. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home...
John Liggett (03/26/08)
Johnny Liggett of Meridian, formerly of Mountain Home, died March 14, 2008, near Prairie. A memorial celebration was held Saturday, March 22. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home. John was born on December 19, 1950, in Sedwick, Kan., the son of William M. and Otheal (Love) Liggett. He died with his lifelong friend, Phil Taylor. They "will be greatly missed by all who knew them," his family said, adding that "John is remembered as always having a story to tell. "He was a man who would go out of his way to help anyone, regardless of knowing them for 20 minutes or 20 years." On Feb. 29 of this year, he retired after working 25 years for Idaho Power. He is survived by: three children, Michelle Carper, Rachel Liggett, and Cheryl Knobel; two brothers, Jack and Jerry Liggett; a sister, Linda Graham and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Lona Love, and a brothe, William Liggett.
John Liggett (03/26/08)
Johnny Liggett of Meridian, formerly of Mountain Home, died March 14, 2008, near Prairie. A memorial celebration was held Saturday, March 22. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home. John was born on December 19, 1950, in Sedwick, Kan., the son of William M. and Otheal (Love) Liggett. He died with his lifelong friend, Phil Taylor. They "will be greatly missed by all who knew them," his family said, adding that "John is remembered as always having a story to tell. "He was a man who would go out of his way to help anyone, regardless of knowing them for 20 minutes or 20 years." On Feb. 29 of this year, he retired after working 25 years for Idaho Power. He is survived by: three children, Michelle Carper, Rachel Liggett, and Cheryl Knobel; two brothers, Jack and Jerry Liggett; a sister, Linda Graham and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Lona Love, and a brothe, William Liggett.
Paul Binford (03/26/08)
Paul C. Binford, 87, of Mountain Home, died Sunday, March 23, 2008, at a local care center. At his request, no services are planned. Paul was born on Dec. 14, 1920, in South Bend, Wash., the son of James and Dora Anna Binford. He was raised and schooled in South Bend...
Thomas Kodesh (03/26/08)
Thomas Ralph Kodesh, 92, of Mountain Home, died Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at Elmore Medical Center in Mountain Home. A viewing was held Monday, March 24, at Demaray's Gooding Chapel. Graveside Services were at held Tuesday March 25, at Richfield Cemetery in Richfield, Idaho, with Reverend Dave Buechler officiating...
Shirley Prichard (03/26/08)
Shirley Ruth Prichard, 76, of Mountain Home, died March 15, 2008, in a Boise hospital after complications of surgery. Shirley was born in Kansas City, Mo., on Dec. 16, 1931, to Edward and Vonna Ruth Hogendorn. She had been a Mountain Home resident since 1992 after her family moved here from Fresno, Calif...
Terry Peterman (03/26/08)
Terrell "Terry" Kenton Peterman, 57, of Mountain Home, died Sunday, March 23, 2008, while at home with family, after a two-year battle with brain tumors. "Terry's deep faith in God sustained him throughout this difficult time. He taught us all that death is not to be feared when we are safe in the hands of God," his family said. A viewing will be held on Thursday, March 27, from 4-7 p.m. at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 28, at 10:30 a.m. at the Mountain Home Church of the Nazarene, 950 N. 7th East St. Internment will follow at 3 p.m. at the Idaho Veterans Cemetery in Boise. Terry was born to Kenton H. Peterman and Ruth Jerome Peterman on May 9, 1950, in Nampa. Raised in Idaho, he grew up working on a dairy with a family until he graduated from Middleton High School in 1969 and then entered the US Army, where he served as a Chief Warrant Officer during the Vietnam War. Terry flew both gunships and troop-carrying helicopters throughout Vietnam and as part of the military's secret Lam Son mission into Laos. Terry received commendations for his performance and was awarded two Purple Hearts during his military service. Terry partnered with his father, Kenton, and brother, Jerry, in their Peterman Farms agribusiness operation in Mountain Home for the past 34 years. During that time he used his helicopter experience to do crop dusting. Later he enjoyed operating the large baler, harvesting alfalfa. He and his wife, Debbie, spent many "dating hours" in the baler. Then he had a passion for planting corn and watching it grow, his family said. "He was well known as a man of integrity as well as one with a keen sense of humor," his family noted, adding that "Terry appreciated the fellowship and support of his church family, especially his Bible Study group, at Mountain Home Church of the Nazarene." Terry is survived by: his wife of almost seven years, Debbie; sons Dan Peterman of Boise and Ben and his wife, Julie Peterman, of Mountain Home; his mother, Ruth Jerome Peterman; sisters Kaye and her husband, Jim Black, and Susan Conley, all of Tampa, Fla., his sister Paula and her husband, Alton Huyser, of Shoshone; his brother, Jerome ("Jerry"), and his wife, Tresa Peterman of Mountain Home, two nieces and a nephew; his mother in-law, Frieda Bertsch of Mountain Home; stepdaughters Sarah and her husband, Jeff Carothers, of Grand View, Cassie Davis of Bruneau, and four grandchildren. Terry was preceded in death by his father, Kenton, in 1997. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to Angels Anonymous, c/o Horizon Home Health, 560 N. 6th East St., Mountain Home, ID 83647, or MSTI, 100 E. Idaho, Boise, ID 83712, or World Vision, P.O. Box 9716, Federal Way, WA 98063.
Roland Biswell (03/26/08)
Roland Mordie Biswell, 72, of Boise, formerly of Hammett and Mountain Home, died Thursday, March 20, 2008, at St. Alphonsus Hospital in Boise. A viewing was held Monday, March 24, at Summers Funeral Homes, Boise. Graveside services were held Tuesday, March 25, at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery...
Hazel Lingle (03/26/08)
Hazel Lingle, 88, of Deer Trail, Colo., formerly of Mountain Home, died March 18, 2008, in Castle Rock, Colo. Memorial services will be held Thursday, March 27, at 11 a.m. at First Southern Baptist Church in Mountain Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home...
Earl Miller (03/19/08)
Earl Chester Miller, 82, of Ronan, Mont., formerly of Bruneau, died Friday, March 14, 2008, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Mont. Funeral services were held Monday, March 17, in Ronan Alliance Church in Ronan. Graveside services will be held today, Wednesday, March 19, at Hot Springs Cemetery in Bruneau at 2 p.m...
Neil Boyce (03/19/08)
Neil B. Boyce, 83, of Salem, Ore., formerly of Glenns Ferry and Hagerman, died Saturday, March 8, 2008, at a care center. A graveside service was held Friday, March 14, at Glenn Rest Cemetery in Glenns Ferry. Arrangements were under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home...
Bill Rediker (03/19/08)
Wilbert "Bill" H. Rediker, 84, of Mountain Home, died Monday, March 17, 2008, at a local hospital. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 22, at Faith Lutheran Church beginning at 11 a.m. Bill was born on Feb. 23, 1924, in Lincoln, Kan., the son of Martin and Emma Rediker...
Gary Spence (03/19/08)
Gary Ray Spence, 52, of Mountain Home, died Thursday, March 13, 2008, at his home. A potluck to celebrate his life will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, at his family's home, 760 NE Mashburn Rd. Gary was born on Jan. 25, 1956, the son of Leo C. and Joanne Spence, in Mountain Home. Gary lived his life in Smith Prairie and Mountain Home...
Tom Brown (03/19/08)
Thomas "Tom" M. Brown, Jr., 88, an Air Force Veteran of 31 years and long-time Mountain Home resident, died Saturday, March 15, 2008, in Mountain Home. Per his request, there will be no services. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel...
Dan Kelly, III (03/19/08)
Dan Kelly III, 69, of Mountain Home, died Saturday, March 15, 2008, at his home, from an extended illness. Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, March 19, at 10 a.m. at the First Congregational Church.Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Mountain Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home...
Neil B. Boyce (03/14/08)
Neil B. Boyce, 83 of Salem, Oregon, formerly of Glenns Ferry and Hagerman, passed away on Saturday, March 8, 2008 at a local care center. A graveside service was held on Friday, March 14, 2008 at Glenn Rest Cemetery in Glenns Ferry. Arrangements were under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home...
Hazel Steen (03/12/08)
Hazel McAnulty Steen, 88, of Glenns Ferry, died March 4, 2008, with her daughter and granddaughter at her side. Memorial Services were held Monday, March 10, at the Glenns Ferry United Methodist Church. Inurnment followed at Glenn Rest Cemetery in Glenns Ferry. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home...
Esmerejildo Vasquez Castillo, Jr. (03/12/08)
Esmerejildo Vasquez Castillo, Jr,, 63, of Mountain Home, died Friday, March 7, 2008, at a local hospital. A viewing and rosary were held on Monday, March 10, at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel. Funeral mass was held on Tuesday, March 11, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church. Burial followed at Mountain View Cemetery in Mountain Home...
Bob Bucey (03/12/08)
Robert "Bob" W. Bucey, 68, of Mountain Home, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at a Boise hospital. Graveside inurnment was held at Mountain View Cemetery on Friday, March 7. Arrangements were under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel. Bob was born on April 5, 1939, in Smithfield, Ohio, the son of Wendell and Alice (Truex) Bucey. Bob was schooled in Ohio and worked as a Produce Manager in a grocery store in Smithfield...
Bob Haahr (03/05/08)
Bob Haahr Robert "Bob" L. Haahr, 41, of Florence, Ariz., formerly of Mountain Home and North Dakota, died Feb. 21, 2008, at his home in Florence. Visitation and funeral services were held on Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Florence, with Pastor Harley Faber officiating. Military Honors were done by VFW Post #1677 of Casa Grande, Ariz. Inurnment will be in the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix, Ariz. at a later date...
Dale Jensen (03/05/08)
Dale Jensen Dale Theodore Jensen, 61, of Glenns Ferry, died Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, at his home, surrounded by his family. A memorial celebration of his life will be held Friday, March 7, at 10 a.m. at the VFW Hall in Glenns Ferry. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home...