Obituaries from January 2012
J. Claudius Barnes
J. Claudius Barnes, 69 of Mountain Home, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, at his home. A celebration of Claudius's life will be held on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist, 2425 American Legion Boulevard in Mountain Home. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel...
Death Notice - Courtney Cassandra Roberts
Courtney Cassandra Roberts, 3-month-old daughter of Emily and Michael Roberts, died on Jan. 30, 2012, at a local hospital.
Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chape in Mountain Home.
On Jan. 27, 2012, we lost our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, Frieda Jones. She passed away in her home surrounded by family and friends after a brief illness. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, 115 North 4th East Street in Mountain Home, with internment at Mountain View Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel...
Marian Ruth Madison
Marian Ruth Madison, 85, our dear sweet loving mother, has passed peacefully on Jan. 27, 2012, while in the caring hands of Cedar Crest of Mountain Home. We grieve the loss of her beautiful spirit that we've loved so much, but now we welcome with happiness her joyful loving memory into our hearts eternally...
Shirley Louise Davies Hering
Shirley Louise Davies Hering, 86, who had a genuine vigor and zest for life, passed away on January 25, 2012. A viewing will be on Thursday, February 2, 2012, from 5:00pm until the 7:00PM Rosary at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel. The funeral mass will be held on Friday, February 3, 2012, at 10:00AM, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church and burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery...
Deborah Diane Holloway-Gilliam
On Jan. 18, 2012, Deborah Diane Holloway-Gilliam passed away in Spokane, Wash., at the age of 52, surrounded by her family. Born in Albany, Ore., and raised in Mountain Home, Idaho, she spent years traveling this beautiful country as a free spirit before settling in Spokane in 2009...
Rulon Young Jr.
Rulon Richard Young Jr., born Aug. 12, 1957, passed away at home on Jan. 13, 2012, surrounded by his family, after a long battle with cancer. Junior was the first-born child to Rulon R. "Dick" and Delila L. Malcolm Young. He grew up in Salmon, spending much of his time in the outdoors hunting and fishing. In 1975 he graduated from Salmon High School, intent on going to Idaho State University to study pharmacy...
Carol Ann (Teff) Green was born Feb. 9, 1934, in La Cross, Wisc., and passed away of natural causes Dec. 22, 2011, in Mountain Home, Idaho. A graveside service was held Dec. 27th at Mountain View Cemetery in Mountain Home. She married Cedric Curtis Green Aug. 10, 1959, in Lansing, Iowa, and they celebrated 52 years of marriage on Aug. 10, 2011. Carol was a homemaker who enjoyed the genealogy of her family, stamp collecting, quilt making and she loved birds and squirrels...
Edward ("Persh") Vance
Edward Pershing Vance, 93, passed away Jan. 10, 2012, in Bozeman, Mont. He was born July 6, 1918, in Mountain Home, Idaho, to Ernest and Laura (Beer) Vance, and grew up there on a farm. After graduating from Mountain Home High School, Persh enrolled in the University of Idaho at Moscow, where he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity, and where he received a bachelor's degree in range management in 1941...
Lorraine Hiler Lanphere
We are sorry to announce the death of our sister, Lorraine Hiler Lanphere. Lorraine was the daughter of Fred W. Hiler and Elva Gibson and step-daughter of Addie Hiler Whitt, and great granddaughter of Pioneer Idaho families. She grew up in Glenns Ferry in the midst of her large, extended family that lived there then. She graduated from Glenns Ferry High School, Class of 1941, and graduated from Albion State Normal School with a teaching degree...
Our beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Helen Joyce Sandstrom, 92, of Glenns Ferry, passed away on January 11, 2012. Joyce was born on October 1, 1919, in Superior, Wisconsin to Herman and Cora Oesterreich, where she was raised along with her sisters Jeanne and Lee. She was a graduate of Superior State College and was a teacher in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Texas and Glenns Ferry...
Death Notice - Stanley Davison
Stanley Davison, 68, of Prairie and Indian Valley, Idaho, passed away January 4, 2012 of natural causes at a Caldwell care center. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 14, 2012, 2:00PM at the Sovereign Grace Fellowship Church in Nampa.
Rollie Jones, 88 years old, was born Sept. 11, 1923, to Robert and Deborah Jones in Buffalo, Wyo. He was the youngest of four children. The family moved to Washington state in the late '30s and settled in the Seattle area before the war. He married Lois Lee Day from Juanita, Wash., on Dec. 7, 1944, in Greensboro, N.C., prior to shipping overseas as a B-25 bomber pilot...
On Jan. 7, 2012, Richard Alvin Boettcher lost his battle with cancer as he went to meet his Lord and Savior. Richard was born on Nov. 30, 1936, near Wolf Point, Mont. He was the son of Bernard Walter Boettcher of Blue Earth, Minn., and Mandy Christina (Lucky) Boettcher of Williston, N.D...
William "Bill" D. Jamieson, 81, of Mountain Home, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at his home, following an illness. A viewing will be held from noon until 1:30 p.m., on Monday, Jan. 9, at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel. Graveside services will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery in Mountain Home...
Rose Ann (Kite) Niedling, 84, of Mountain Home, passed away on Jan. 1, 2012, at a Boise hospital. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., on Friday, Jan. 6, at the Christian and Baptist Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel...
My dear mother, Gladys Spence, 98, of Grand View, went to Heaven on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011. A graveside service was held Friday, Dec. 30, at Mountain View Cemetery in Mountain Home. Arrangements were under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel...