A memorial service was held Tuesday, April 24, at Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.
Dominick on Jan. 1, 2007, 3 ½ months premature, weighing only 1 lb. 9 oz.
"He was very strong willed," his family said. "Everything thrown at him he fought, he was very happy and loved to be held. He loved attention. He is dearly loved and will be truly missed."
Dominick is survived by: his mother and father, Patricia and Jeremy Payne of Mountain Home; sister Taylor Payne; his maternal grandparents, Randy and Kathy Paris of Arizona; his paternal grandmother, Tina Payne; his paternal grandfather, Gary Payne, and Francene Stoneburner of Mountain Home; his maternal grandmother, Emma Mattox; his maternal grandfather, Joseph, and his wife, Ruth Paris; his paternal great-grandparents, Don and Linda Tveidt and Bob and Jackie Payne; paternal great-great-grandmother Phyllis Allred, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Luke's NICU, c/o St. Luke's Health Foundation, 190 East Bannock, Boise, ID 83712.