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Cloverdale Funeral Home, Cemetery & Cremation

The Cloverdale name has been synonymous with excellence and compassion for over 70 years, proudly serving the Treasure Valley Families Since 1936, and it is because of our people that we are known as Idaho's most trusted funeral service provider. Our staff works hard to earn that trust by being dedicated to the simple philosophy of taking care of each and every family as we would our own.

Cloverdale Memorial Park was founded on the outskirts of Boise on September 16, 1935. Early photos show teams of horses being used to work the ground and to make the pond along Fairview Ave. The first burial at Cloverdale was of Mrs. Verna Mae Carey, which took place on August 3, 1936. Mr. Dan Gibson purchased the cemetery on May 20, 1960, and constructed the Cloverdale Funeral Home in 1964. Cloverdale Funeral Home and has grown from serving approximately 40 families in its first year in business to serving over 600 families in 2009. Cloverdale is the only full-service funeral home, crematory, and cemetery combination facility in the state of Idaho.

Terrace Lawn Memorial Gardens was started by a church group in 1958. Mr. Dan Gibson (owner of Gibson Funeral Home in downtown Boise and founder of Cloverdale Funeral Home) purchased the cemetery from a stock company in 1968. Mr. Gibson’s son Tim Gibson purchased the cemetery in 1988, and since 2007 Cloverdale and Terrace Lawn have been a part of Carriage Services.


Our Obituaries

Delma Josephine Grimes

December 18, 1936 - May 24, 2015

Delma Josephine Grimes, 78, of Nampa, Idaho, passed away at her home on Sunday, May 24, 2015. Born in Nampa on December 18, 1936 to Loman and Della Smith, Delma was also educated in Nampa, and met her future husband, Donald Grimes, at the Rollerdrome. Don had been stationed at Mountain Home Air Force Base at the time. The two were married on December 24, 1953 and moved to Mountain Home, living...
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Lola Pauline Anderson

July 17, 1918 - May 23, 2015


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Heliodor Piper

July 5, 1923 - May 16, 2015

Heliodor Joseph Piper died May 16, 2015, at the ripe young age of 92, of natural causes. He was married and is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Piper, of 39 years. The couple was by each other's side in his final hours at West Hills Hospital in West Hills, CA. Heliodor (Elio), was born July 5, 1923 to Jozefa and Ottomar Piper in Kowal, Poland to a family of five. His first marriage to...
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Christopher Wendell Babcock

August 13, 1965 - May 13, 2015

Chris was born in Pocatello, Idaho but spent most of his life in Seattle, Washington. Chris worked in the fishing and construction industries and apartment management. In recent years Chris returned to Boise to be near family. He continued to work in construction until his untimely death. Chris died of severe brain damage and his death is under police investigation. We will miss him every day...
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Robert A. Baker

July 25, 1932 - May 12, 2015

Robert A. (Spike) Baker died on May 12, 2015 in the timber frame home he built on the Payette River in Gem County. Spike was born in Boise, Idaho on July 25, 1932 to Alton (Pete) Baker and Marjorie Gerlach Baker who lived in Mayfield, Idaho. He was nicknamed "Spike" at an early age and he maintained the name came from his parents putting him in a gunny sack and hanging him on a spike on the...
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Norma Hinkle

July 31, 1930 - May 12, 2015

Our dear beloved Norma M. Hinkle, 84, went home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ from her home in Nampa, Idaho on May 12, 2015. Norma was born July 31, 1930 in Norristown, Penn. She is preceded in death by her mother and father, Jimmy and Mary Lyons; her sister, Elaine Wright; brothers, Jimmy and Jack Lyons. Norma is survived by her husband of 63 years William C. Hinkle Sr. (Bill);...
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Mavis Elaine Buck

May 31, 1937 - May 12, 2015

Mavis Elaine Buck of Boise, Idaho passed away May 12, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital in Meridian, Idaho. Mavis was born May 31st, 1937 in Arkansas City, Kansas and lived most of her long, happy life in the Treasure Valley. She had a long career as an Escrow Officer and a Real Estate Agent in Boise. She is preceded in death by her youngest son, Gary Edward Buck and survived by a large, loving...
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Denise Irene Giesler

December 27, 1930 - May 12, 2015

Denise Irene Davis Giesler, 84 of Meridian, Idaho passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015 after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Denise was born on December 27th, 1930 in Wheatland, Wyoming to George & Juanita Davis. As a small child, Denise and her younger siblings; Carole & Gary moved to Idaho where she began school at Little Willow Creek in Payette. While attending Fruitland High School...
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LaRue Harris-Wolf

December 17, 1926 - May 8, 2015

LaRue Harris Wolf, 88, passed in Boise, Idaho. She was born on December 17, 1926 in Richfield, Utah, and loved spending her time camping, site seeing and playing cards. LaRue married Benjamin H. Harris on February 17, 1946, who passed in September 1991. She later married Wayne W. Wolf in January 1993, who passed in May 2009. LaRue is survived by her children, Bruce H. Harris and Shonna S. Harris;...
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George Duane Rice

March 17, 1926 - May 8, 2015

George Duane Rice, 89, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. He was the husband of the late Mary Grace (Runfola) Rice who passed away in 1992. A Celebration of Life graveside service will be held on Friday, May 15, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Terrace Lawn Memorial Gardens: 4225 E. Fairview Ave., Meridian. Military Honors will be provided by the United...
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Gladys Dorothy Babcock

April 12, 1917 - May 8, 2015

Gladys D. Babcock (98) went to be with the Lord on May 8 in Boise surrounded by family. Gladys was the 2nd of 3 daughters born to Walter R. McDowell and Hazel L. Moore McDowell on 4/12/1917 in Montana. While Gladys was a toddler, the family moved to her beloved Idaho. Her nick name, Happy B, typified her disposition, despite the fact that before the age of 10, she had lost her mother and older...
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Paul L. Ellis

February 22, 1935 - May 8, 2015

Paul Laverne Ellis lived 80 years, most of them in Wranglers and cowboy boots. On Friday, May 08, 2015, he joined his son, Danny, and his Savior, Jesus. Paul was born on February 22, 1935, in Longmont, Colorado, to Elmer and Lucy Ellis. He lived in Missouri until he moved with his family to Buhl in 1953, where he met the love of his life. Paul and Joyce were married on November 12, 1954, and...
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Lucinda Faith Zumr

June 14, 1957 - May 5, 2015

Lucinda (Cindy) Faith Zumr, 57, of Boise passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loving family on Tuesday, May 5 following a 21 month battle with pancreatic cancer. Cindy was born June 14, 1957 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey; the daughter of William and Nancy Lechtenberg. The family relocated to Boise in November of 1972. She graduated from Borah in 1975. In 1992, Cindy accomplished a longtime...
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Carmen Elizabeth Oliver

May 8, 1951 - May 4, 2015

Carmen Elizabeth Oliver, 63, of Meridian died May 4, 2015 at her home. Arrangements are under the direction of Cloverdale Funeral Home.
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Robert Dwayne McFarland

October 6, 1945 - May 1, 2015

Bob passed away on May 1, 2015 of natural causes. Bob was born in Aberdeen, Washington on October 6, 1945 to Dwayne and Violet McFarland. He lived in the Aberdeen area until he was in the 4th grade when the family moved to Boise in 1955. Bob attended Garfield and Franklin Grade Schools, West Junior High and graduated from Borah High School in 1963. After graduation he enrolled at Boise...
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Phillip Dale Hanson

August 27, 1946 - April 25, 2015

Phillip Dale Hanson was born August 27, 1946 in Pocatello, Idaho, to Irene (nee' Lystrup) and Herbert Dale Sant. Phillip lived up to his name; he was a lover of horses all his life and Phil was loved all his life by all his family, aunts, uncles, cousins, from grandparents to grandchildren. Phil enjoyed people and they enjoyed him. He liked fishing and especially, hunting. But if asked what was...
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Molly M. Hill

April 6, 1950 - April 23, 2015

Molly Margaret Hill, 65, of Boise died April 23, 2015 at her home. Arrangements are under the direction of Cloverdale Funeral Home.
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James Henry Graham

August 30, 1921 - April 21, 2015

James Henry Graham, 93, of Boise died April 21, 2015 at his home. A viewing will be held on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 9:30 am at Cloverdale Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at Cloverdale Memorial Park at 10:00 am.
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James Edgar Mayfield

March 18, 1924 - April 21, 2015

Reverend James E. Mayfield, 91, of Boise, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. A visitation for family and friends will take place from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Cloverdale Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 27 at the Cloverdale Funeral Home in Boise. Pastor Ron Phillips, son-in-law, will be officiating. Burial will...
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Miriam S. Simpson

June 14, 1918 - April 20, 2015

Miriam passed peacefully at home, in her sleep after a long decline. She was born to Dominic and Severina Toscano (a railroad man and a housewife) in San Jose, California and spent most of her younger life in the Bay Area. She married Edward Spencer (a building contractor) and had two children with him, son Gary and daughter Gayle, before he died at age of 39. Miriam raised her two children...
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Harold Anthony Mayerka

January 28, 1942 - April 19, 2015

Harold "Pee Wee" Mayerka, owner-operator of H&M Heating and Air Conditioning, passed away peacefully in the company of friends and family at a local hospital Sunday April 19th at 5:05pm. Harold had battled esophageal cancer for the past 3 years, but never lost his zest and spice for life. While in his 70's, and undergoing radiation and chemotherapy, Harold amazed everyone and brought cheer ...
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Pauline Diak

November 13, 1933 - April 18, 2015

Pauline (Hinis) Diak of Waterfall, PA, died peacefully at 10:35 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital in Meridian, Idaho where Pauline had called home for the past 20 years. Pauline was born in Broadtop City, PA on November 13, 1933 to Stella Chetchz and Frank Hinis. She was raised along with her 9 brothers and 3 sisters and went on to marry George Diak in February 14th, 1963. ...
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Ruby Martha DeMott

August 12, 1919 - April 18, 2015

Ruby Martha DeMott, 95, of Boise died April 18, 2015 at a local hospital. No services are planned at this time.
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Harold Julius Hagedorn

October 4, 1944 - April 17, 2015

Harold "Harry" Julius Hagedorn, 70, passed away in Boise, Idaho with family at his side on April 17, 2015 from cancer-related health issues. Though now at his Savior's side, he is sorely missed for his rock-solid faith and thankfulness for God's grace, his big heart and quick smile, his booming voice, and for always being there with a word of encouragement. Harry was born on October 4, 1944 to...
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Russell E. Lowe

August 4, 1943 - April 16, 2015

Russell (Ed) Lowe 1943-2015 Ed, 71, passed away April 16, 2015.  Born August 14, 1943 to Elna and Russell Lowe in Ogden, UT. Raised and graduated HS in Twin Falls, ID.  Served in the Air Force 1964-68, including a tour in Vietnam.  Graduated ISU in Pocatello.  Moved to Boise in 1981.  Survived by wife Caryn, daughter Marni, sons Evan, Aaron and their families. The family thanks all Dr.s and staff...
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Helen Elizabeth Clark

December 11, 1937 - April 15, 2015

We celebrate the life of Helen E. Clark, mother, grandmother, sister, teacher and loving friend ~ Our Irish Queen! She passed away peacefully in her home on April 15, 2015 with love all around, leaving a legacy of family and friends who miss her greatly! A memorial mass with be held on Thursday April 23, 2015 at 11 a.m. at St. Mark's Catholic Church, 7960 W. Northview St. in Boise. Interment...
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Benito V. Benavidez

November 19, 1973 - April 13, 2015

Benito Benavidez, 41, of Boise, Idaho has joined our heavenly father on April 13, 2015.  He was born in Burley, Idaho on November 19, 1973 to George and JoAnn Benavidez. Ben graduated Pocatello High School and was working on his bachelor's degree.  Something that he was very passionate about was sports. Win or lose he was a major fan of the Green Bay Packers and the New York Yankees. He'd make...
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Jeffrey Lin Avery

August 14, 1957 - April 12, 2015

Jeffrey Lin Avery, 57, of Wasilla, Alaska died April 12, 2015 in Meridian. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Cloverdale Funeral Home.
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Virginia Len Norris

December 16, 1955 - April 8, 2015

Virginia "Ginger" NorrisVirginia Len "Ginger" Sali Norris, 59, has left to be with her husband, Sam. Also preceded in death; parents, Gregory Sali and Dorothy Wilkinson Sali; sisters, Caroline and Annette. Ginger is survived and remembered by her sons, Van and Beau; grandchildren, Averill and Michael; siblings, Joe, Bill, Glenda and Trink. Our wonderful mother passed on April 8, 2015 quietly and...
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Leonard Daniel Mormando

August 31, 1923 - April 7, 2015

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John Joseph Bergin

July 8, 1932 - April 6, 2015

John Joseph Bergin 1932-2015 John Joseph Bergin passed away in the evening of April 6, 2015, with his wife by his side. John was born in Baraboo, Wisconsin, on July 8, 1932, to Francis John and Cornelia Egerer Bergin. Jack, as he was known by his family and friends, was raised and schooled in the Milwaukee and West Bend areas. He worked at a dairy and at West Bend Aluminum Company until he...
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Velma Jeanne Chapman

February 15, 1928 - April 5, 2015

Velma Jeanne Chapman, beloved wife, mother and friend, passed away peacefully in Meridian, Idaho on April 5, 2015. She was born in Kemmerer, Wyoming February 15, 1928 to Mildred "Daisy" & Clarence Cole and graduated from Lander Valley High School and Barnes Business College in Denver. Velma married her high school sweetheart, Frank Dwight Chapman, and they celebrated their 67th wedding...
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Kenneth Lee Vickers

April 28, 1933 - April 4, 2015

Born April 28, 1933 in Caldwell, Idaho, to Louie and Thelma Vickers. Died at the age of 81 on April 4, 2015, in his Boise home surrounded by loved ones after a long and courageous battle with cancer. A viewing will be held on Saturday April 11, 2015, from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Cloverdale Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 10:00 AM at Cloverdale...
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Dorothy F. Button

November 3, 1919 - April 1, 2015

Dorothy F. Button was born November 3, 1919 in Mondamin, Iowa to William Eytchison and Eva Del (Jobe) Eytchison. "Mom" Dorothy was loved and surrounded by her entire family in her final days. Her lifetime was filled with a passion for her family and adventure that took her around the world, including the Holy Lands. Dorothy and Alvin Edward Button were married on July 22, 1936 in Boise, Idaho. ...
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Letha Celeste Alexander

January 12, 1933 - April 1, 2015

Letha Celeste Alexander, 82, of Boise, passed away quietly in her sleep on April 1, 2015. Celeste was born into a large family on January 12th 1933 in the rural community of Florence, Alabama. She went to Bell City High School in Missouri where she met James Alexander. On December 16, 1952 they were married. They remained a loving couple for 41 years until the time of Jim's passing. Celeste...
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Homer Richard Garrett

May 29, 1931 - March 27, 2015

Homer R. "Bud" Garrett, 83, Boise, Idaho, passed away on March 27, 2015, due to kidney failure. Bud was born on May 29, 1931 in Boise, Idaho, the eldest son of Laura and Homer L. "Bud" Garrett. He was raised in and around the Boise valley where he attended many different schools in Boise and developed longtime friendships. When he was 15 years of age, his family moved to Dietrich, Idaho. Before...
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Wanda Jean Weast

March 5, 1929 - March 27, 2015

Wanda Jean Weast passed away March 27th, 2015 at a Boise nursing home after a long illness with dementia, surrounded by her husband and family. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2015, 2:30 pm at Cloverdale Funeral Home with a burial following at Meridian Cemetery. Jean was born on March 3, 1929 in Gaylord, Kansas to Mr. and Mrs. Preston Eller. She married her high school...
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Susan Gayle Williamson

April 3, 1943 - March 26, 2015

Dr. Susan G. Williamson passed away quietly at home on March 26th surrounded by her husband (Paul Zimmerebner), her three daughters (Mara McMillen, Marissa Emmons, Mindi Lacy), and her sister (Lynda Hall). She is survived by the aforementioned, as well as, her 5 grandsons, 1 granddaughter, numerous nieces and nephews, & her brothers: Howard Benham & Clark Benham. Susan was one of those rare souls...
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Maurice Powell SoRelle

May 3, 1940 - March 26, 2015

Maurice "Mick" SoRelle passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife, children and loved ones on Thursday, March 26, 2015 after an extended illness. He is so loved by all his family and friends. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Cloverdale Funeral Home, 1200 N. Cloverdale Rd., Boise with Pastor Roy Billings officiating. A viewing will be held on...
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Jack Gage Fisher

March 30, 1925 - March 25, 2015

Captain Jack G. Fisher, USNR (ret), 89, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Meridian, ID. A graveside service with full military honors will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 1 p.m. in the committal chapel at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery, with Chaplain Dave Tish officiating. Attendants are asked to arrive at the cemetery by no later than 12:45 p.m. Jack was born in Olathe,...
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Eddie Hannifin

May 6, 1922 - March 25, 2015

Eddie Elmer Hannifin May 6, 1922 - March 25, 2015 Eddie Elmer Hannifin passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 25th at North End Ivy Place care center. Eddie was born May 6, 1922 in Walla Walla, Washington while his mother was visiting her sister for the weekend. He was the son of Lawrence and Edena Hannifin. After attending catholic schools and growing up in Boise, he graduated from Boise...
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William Herman West

August 31, 1923 - March 22, 2015

William Herman West, a beloved man, passed away peacefully at home on March 22, 2015. William, also known as Bill, was born August 31th, 1923 to Michael and Ethel (Beserock) West in Butler Pennsylvania and lived in Eagle Idaho for the last 50+ years. He had two Brothers, Michael and identical twin Brother, Willis and one Sister, Elizabeth West. Married for 67 years, Bill met and wed his "Sweetie...
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Leslie Louis Mitchell, Jr.

October 15, 1951 - March 19, 2015

Les Mitchell peacefully passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital in Boise, ID after a long battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loved ones. Les was born on October 15, 1951 in Cheyenne, WY to Leslie Mitchell & Colleen Ward Mitchell. He was raised in Pocatello, ID. He later moved to Eugene, OR to go to college at the University of Oregon where he received his Bachelor...
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June Arlene Bowman

June 1, 1931 - March 18, 2015

June Arlene Bowman passed peacefully at her home in Nampa on March 18, 2015. June was born on June 1st, 1931 in Nebraska to Arthur and Genevieve Moore. Her twin sister Jeanette; sister, Leona; and sister, Jenice rounded out the family. June married Loren Bowman on August 11th, 1950, in Nampa, Idaho, where they bought a home and raised two girls, Linda and Patti (both of Nampa, Idaho). Linda and...
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Dennis C. Rath

September 16, 1945 - March 15, 2015

Dennis C. Rath passed away at home on March 15, 2015 after a lengthy battle with brain cancer. He was born September 16, 1945 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He grew up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin graduating from Memorial High School and Chippewa Valley Technical College both in Eau Claire. Dennis moved to Boise Idaho in 1982 and to Meridian Idaho two years later. He joined the U.S. Army in 1964 serving...
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Anna Urrusuno

August 8, 1920 - March 13, 2015

Anna Ynes Urrusuno (Ann) was born in Boise August 8, 1920, the fifth of the five children of Lazaro and Ynes Echevarri Urrusuno. Lazaro and Ynes were born, grew up and married in 1910 in Naxitua, Bizkaia, where their first child, Jose, was born. (Lazaro first came to Idaho in 1902.  He worked in Jordon Valley then owned and operated the Merino Bar in Boise.  He returned to Bizkaia to be married)....
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James Oiyvin Pogue

February 27, 1924 - March 12, 2015


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Ian Michael Blankenship

January 14, 1987 - March 11, 2015

Ian Michael Blankenship, 28, of Eagle died March 11, 2015 at his home. A celebration of Ian's life will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, March 20, 2015 at Cloverdale Funeral Home.
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Eva Mae West

August 11, 1928 - March 10, 2015

Eva passed unexpectedly and quickly in the comfort of home early morning March 8th, 2015 in Eagle Idaho. She was born in Payette Idaho on August 11th, 1928 to Grace and Robert Miley and grew up in Boise with her Sister, Betty and Brother, Harold (Bud). Married for 67 years, Eva met and wed her "sweetie" William Herman West in Boise. Eva and William built their family home in Eagle Idaho where...
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Margaret Ann Diven

February 24, 1931 - March 9, 2015

Margaret Ann Diven was born February 24, 1931 in Nyssa, Oregon. She was the second child of Harland and Elsie Diven. Margaret had two siblings, her older surviving sister Alma Lee Landreth and her younger brother Richard Diven who passed away in 2011. Shortly after her birth, the family moved to Caldwell, Idaho. The family moved back to Nyssa when she was 12 years old to live on the family...
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Donald James Huey

December 18, 1919 - March 9, 2015

Don Huey came straight from the old school, the far-off place where people kept their word, treated others with respect, and listened to and loved those around them. Don passed away Monday in the company of family at the age of 95.                Wherever he went, Don approached everyone same, listening to all people had to say. He loved stories, those of others but also sharing his own, although...
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Anthony Thomas West

September 17, 1963 - March 7, 2015

Anthony Thomas West passed away at home early morning March 7, 2015. Anthony was born September 17th, 1963 to Eva and William West in Boise Idaho. Anthony, better known to his family and friends as Tony, now joins his older Brothers William and Daniel in Heaven. Tony had a passion for music, photography and animals. He created his own, unique sounds, was skillful at playing the guitar, drums...
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Margaret C. Davis

October 4, 1929 - March 6, 2015

Born in Port Jervis. New York on October 4, 1929 Passed in Boise, Idaho on March 6, 2015 Margaret lived in Sherman Oaks, California for 50 intervening years, where she owned a home with her husband Bob and raised 3 children: Holly (Spouse-Jerry), Mindy (Spouse-Robert) and Robbie (Spouse-Nicole) and 2 grandsons, Ryan and Kyle who all lived nearby in their San Fernando Valley homes. She attended...
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James W. McCue

June 27, 1975 - March 5, 2015

James W. McCue, 39, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 5, 2015 with his family by his side. He was the loving husband of Lisa (Reimann) McCue. The couple married on September 30, 2000. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Cloverdale Funeral Home Chapel, 1200 N. Cloverdale Rd., with Pastor Dean Herring officiating. Burial will follow the...
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Elmer Arnold Rolof

July 14, 1938 - March 2, 2015

Elmer A. Rolof, 76, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2015 in Meridian, ID. He was the loving husband of Dianna J. (Arney) Rolof. Mr. Rolof was born on July 14, 1938 in Ipswich, South Dakota. He retired from the Idaho Dept. of Corrections in 1989. His colorful employment history included US Navy military service, working as a contractor for NASA, California ranch owner, catering company owner,...
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Devrin Ruether

December 20, 1973 - March 2, 2015

Devrin Nickolaus Harry Ruether, 41, of Meridian died March 2, 2015. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Cloverdale Funeral Home.
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Julio Cesar Granados

July 5, 1974 - February 28, 2015

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Joseph Paul Mais

December 9, 1920 - February 28, 2015

Joseph Paul Mais, known to all as Paul, was born December 9, 1920 on a farm in New Sweden Idaho. He died February 28, 2015 in Boise, Idaho at the age of 94. His parents were Joseph John Mais and Eva Phillipp, who married in 1919 after Joe got home from the service. Paul moved to Idaho Falls in 1928, attended Holy Rosary through grade school and graduated from Idaho Falls High. After...
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Jaala Hilary Bement

October 18, 1979 - February 27, 2015

Jaala Hilary Bement, 35, of Prairie City, Oregon, passed away February 27th, 2015, in a Boise hospital from complications due to breast cancer. Jaala was born on October 18th, 1979 in Ontario, Oregon to Timothy and Debra Bement. Jaala grew up and attended her first years of grade school in Ontario. She was outgoing and made friends easily. She enjoyed playing softball and soccer. She was kind and...
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Rosella Katherine Elsbree

January 1, 1926 - February 26, 2015

Rosella (Rose) Elsbree passed away at the age of 89 on Thursday, February 26 at a Boise hospital with family by her side. She was born in Williston, North Dakota on January 1, 1926, the daughter of Jul and Gunda Haugen. She had eight sisters and four brothers. She graduated from Williston High School, then moved to Seattle, Washington. She married Howard Elsbree in 1947 in Everett, Washington....
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Paul Harmon Davis

August 16, 1932 - February 25, 2015

On Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 5 a.m., Paul died at home after a long battle with COPD and diabetes. Paul was born in Wilford, Idaho on August 16, 1932. He went to school in Wilford and Sugar City. He was drafted into the Army on February 3, 1953. For a time, he was stationed on Eniwetok where the first hydrogen bomb was tested. He was discharged as Sgt. On February 2, 1955. Paul married...
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Luella Faye Wheeler

September 1, 1935 - February 23, 2015

Luella Wheeler, age 79, a loving wife, mother, sister and friend, lived life to the fullest. Beautiful, smart and athletic, Lu stole Karl's heart the night they met and they married in their teens. Sweethearts always, Lu loved life with Karl, raising her children, keeping beautiful homes as they crisscrossed the US and the Philippines, and hosting fun parties. Lu took up golf and duplicate bridge...
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Edna Ruth Phifer

July 17, 1924 - February 20, 2015

Edna R. Phifer , 90, of Meridian, Idaho died Friday at Diamond View Assisted Living. Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday February 28th at Cloverdale Funeral Home. (Cloverdale and Fairview) Sharon Phifer will be officiating the Memorial. Edna was born in 1924 in Vernonia, Oregon to B.J. and May Cram. She was raised in a family of 9 children and moved all over Oregon. While living in...
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Myrna Benton

June 26, 1929 - February 19, 2015

Minnie "Myrna" Benton, born June 26, 1929 to Hyman and Pauline Altman at Marcy Place in the Bronx, a borough of New York City, passed away Thursday, February 19, 2015, at her home in Garden City. The only daughter in a family with three boys, Marine Colonel Sidney J., Irving and Stanley, she was a bundle of energy to keep up with her entire life. Her father always said she was safe from...
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Donald L. Sabala

September 24, 1939 - February 19, 2015

Donald Louis Sabala passed away peacefully surrounded by family on February 19, 2015. Don was born on September 24, 1939 along with his identical twin brother, Ron, to Louis and Rua Dell Sabala. Don spent his life living in Idaho. He graduated from Boise High School, class of 1958, which was the last graduating class when Boise High was the only public high school in Boise. Don then attended...
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Derrel Beal Jensen

February 18, 1942 - February 18, 2015

Derrel B. Jensen, 73, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at his residence. He was the loving husband of Sheila (Andersen) Jensen. The couple was married on March 16, 1963, spending 53 years of their lives together. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Monday, February 23, 2015 at the LDS Church: Franklin Ward, 2299 N. Five Mile Road, Boise. Viewings will be held on...
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Janet White

September 20, 1930 - February 17, 2015

Janet White of Boise, Idaho died peacefully in her sleep on February 17, 2015 surrounded by her family. During her long life, she lived in many places including San Francisco, California; Dunellen, New Jersey; New York City; Pakistan; Shippensburg, Pennsylvania; and Boise, Idaho. Janet and Jack, her twin, were born on September 30, 1930 to Harold and Edna (Mekemson) Swenson. She had two older...
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Ricky Lee Christiansen

August 11, 1954 - February 16, 2015

Ricky Lee Christiansen, 60, of Boise died February 16, 2015 at his home. Arrangements are under the direction of Cloverdale Funeral Home.
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Jeanette S. Rementeria

February 16, 2015

In 1923, Jeanette was born in Boise, Idaho to Glenn and Selma Lungren. She lived most of her life here in Boise. with her husband of 44 years, Avel Rementeria. They had two children, Terry Rementeria and Jan Rementeria-Walters. She spent most of her life as a housewife and a few years working in child care. Her passion was bowling with her friends of many years. She is survived by her children,...
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Wayne Crawford

June 6, 1952 - February 14, 2015

Wayne Alan Crawford, 62, passed away on February 14, 2015 in Sun City West, AZ after a valiant struggle with cancer with his wife and daughter by his side. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Cloverdale Funeral Home, 1200 N. Cloverdale Rd., Boise. There will be a reception held in Cloverdale Reception Hall following the service. Wayne was born on...
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Jacqueline Claire Burkett

September 17, 1937 - February 13, 2015

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Thomas Holt Haga, MD

February 14, 1951 - February 13, 2015

Thomas Holt Haga, 63 years old, passed away in his home surrounded by family on Friday, February 13th, 2015. Tom was born to Robert and Dorothy Haga of Norfolk, Virginia. After spending his high school years as a star athlete and academic, Tom was thrilled to receive early admission to the University of Virginia, where his college years as a Zeta Xi refined his love for blue blazers, khakis, and...
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Barbara J. Calderon

January 12, 1936 - February 12, 2015

Barbara J. Calderon, 79, died on Thursday, February 15, 2015. She was the loving wife of Solly "Sol" Calderon. Services and interment for Barbara will be held in Seattle at a later date. Barbara was born in Kansas on January 12, 1936 to the late Harold and Lee (Champagne) Kimbrough. For most of her life Barbara worked in the hospitality industry dedicating her life to the service of others. In...
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Allen Dale Hurd

March 6, 1925 - February 12, 2015

Allen D. (Dale) Hurd completed his life's journey Feb. 12, 2015, at his Boise home. He was born on March 6, 1925, to Harold and Dora Hurd in Hastings, Nebraska, and spent his first ten years on the family farm at nearby Juniata. By the mid-30's, the spreading Dust Bowl and the Great Depression dictated the family move from the Nebraska plains to the newly verdant Snake River Plain and a farm in...
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James E. Blackwood

March 11, 1948 - February 11, 2015

James E. Blackwood, 66, of Nampa, Idaho passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. James was born March 11, 1948 in Stibnite, Idaho to William and Violet Blackwood. James graduated from Kuna High School in 1966 and married his high school sweetheart, Roxanna Hastriter and had three children. He is survived by his two daughters, Kimberly (Trent) Coleman of...
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Madelyn Vivian Walker

February 24, 1916 - February 10, 2015

Madelyn Vivian Walker, 98, of Meridian, Idaho went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, February 10, 2015. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, February 16, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Valley Shepherd Church of the Nazarene, 150 W. Maestra Street, Meridian, Idaho 83642. After the service there will be refreshments and fellowship to remember this grand lady. Madelyn was born February 24,...
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Patricia Muriel Ross

July 18, 1936 - February 6, 2015

A Visitation for Patricia Ross will take place at Cloverdale Funeral Home on Monday, February 9, 2015 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. A Grave Side Committal Service will take place the next day (Tuesday, February 10, 2015) at Terrace Lawn Memorial Gardens at 1:00 pm. In the event of heavy rain, the Committal Service will be held in the Garden Room of the Cloverdale Funeral Home Reception Center with a...
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Paul Samuel Morris

March 12, 1923 - February 6, 2015

Paul S. Morris March 12, 1923 - February 6, 2015 Paul Samuel Morris, 91, passed away Friday February 6, 2015 at his home in Boise surrounded by family. Paul was born March 12, 1923 to Samuel and Eva Morris in Union, South Carolina. He was the third of five siblings. His early life was a simple time spent growing up in company owned housing in the Monarch Mill Village, in Union, South Carolina....
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Herbert William Cowham

July 13, 1931 - February 5, 2015

Herbert William Cowham, 83, of Boise, was called home by our Heavenly Father on Thursday, February 5, 2015. He passed away of natural causes.Herb was born on July 13, 1931 to Mildred and Lawrence "Bus" Cowham in Twin Falls, Idaho. He graduated high school in May of 1949 from Twin Falls High School.After graduating high school, he went into the military and served in the Air Force in July 1949 and...
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Leona Mae Slade

October 30, 1934 - February 5, 2015

Leona B. Slade Leona Mae "Mae-mae" Bourque (bork) Slade, 80, who lived in the City of Boise, Idaho, has begun the return journey home to her family in Heaven on February 5, 2015. She was born in a small Acadian coteau (community) northeast of Abbeville, Louisiana, called Charone (sha-rone) on October 30, 1934. Having preceded her on this journey are her father, Emile "Meelo" Bourque, and...
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Elizabeth Mae Eide

November 20, 1920 - February 3, 2015

Elizabeth Mae "Betty" (Lydiatt) Eide, 94, died on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 at her home. She was the loving wife of the late Elmer Eide. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, February 9, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. in the Cloverdale Funeral Home Chapel, 1200 N. Cloverdale Rd., Boise. A viewing for the public will begin at 1 p.m. on Monday prior to the service. Burial will follow services...
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Patricia Maud Lambert

November 13, 1933 - February 2, 2015

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Marjorie Anna Beattie

September 9, 1913 - February 2, 2015

A lively spirit has left this earth to take her place in the heavens. Marjorie Anna Beattie (Obergfell), beloved mother, aunt and grandmother, passed away peacefully on February 2 after a long life of 101 years. Marjorie "Marge" was born on September 9, 1913 in Sidney, Montana and was raised alongside her beloved sisters, Mae and Barbara, on a homestead farm, one of the Obergfell families farming...
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Debra Jean Beckley

May 4, 1953 - January 31, 2015

Debra Jean BeckleyLoving mother and caregiverDebra J. Beckley (Deb) 62, passed away on Saturday, January 31, at her home in Eagle after a long illness.Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 7th at 11:00am at Cloverdale Funeral Home. Debra was born May 4, 1953 in Boise, Idaho. She was a Bishop Kelly graduate and lived in the Boise area most of her life. In 1961 she became a flight...
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Gary Barham

July 11, 1955 - January 30, 2015

Gary E. Barham, 59, of Boise passed away in his home on January 30, 2015. Gary was born in Council, Idaho on July 11, 1955. He moved to Boise in 1962. Gary attended Longfellow Grade School, North Junior High and Boise High School. He was a natural playing the horn and played football during his school years. Gary was a devoted Pittsburgh Steelers fan and was always proud of his collection of hats...
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Edward Estes

April 11, 1921 - January 30, 2015

Edward Estes (Buster) was born on 04/11/21 in Oregon to Florence and Jesse Estes. Ed married Mary Agnes Estes in 1956 residing in Lowman Idaho until 1960 when they moved to Boise, Idaho. Ed loved and lived to fish. Ed was the joy of all his family and friends. He will truly be missed.  Ed was preceded in death by Mary Agnes Estes (wife) and Michael Estes (son).  Survived by daughters Sue E....
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Garth Howard

June 7, 1925 - January 28, 2015

Garth Ray Howard, of Meridian died January 28, 2015 at a local assisted living facility. Cremation is under the direction of Cloverdale Funeral Home.
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Van Jack Norris, Jr.

August 6, 1956 - January 28, 2015

Van Jack "Sam" Norris, Jr.Van Jack "Sam" Norris Jr., 58, left this world on January 28, 2015 at his home in Boise. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Ginger; his eldest son, Van, and younger son, Beau; grandchildren, Averill and Michael; sisters, Judy, Dianne, Shirley and J. Sam is preceded in death by his loving parents, Van Jack Senior and Naomi Leah Randall Norris, and his sister, Sharron...
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Bryce Thomas Carr

August 20, 1994 - January 27, 2015

Bryce Thomas Carr, 20, of Boise died January 27, 2015. A celebration of his life will be held at 3:00 pm on Monday, February 2, 2015 at Canyon Springs Christian Church in Middleton.
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Steven K. Johnson

November 4, 1949 - January 26, 2015

Steven K. Johnson, 65, of Caldwell died January 26, 2015. Viewing will be Wednesday, February 4, 2015 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm at Cloverdale Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will follow beginning at 1:00 pm.
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Kathryn Swindell French

July 29, 1955 - January 23, 2015

Kathy Swindell French, a wonderful mother and loving wife, passed away unexpectedly last week in her home in Boise, Idaho at the age of 59. She was born on July 29, 1955 to Rex and Phyllis Swindell in Nampa, Idaho, where Kathy had a beautiful childhood with siblings Dave and Nancy. After graduating from BSU in 1974, she started her retail career at JC Penny and then the County Seat, where she...
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Margaret Ann Rudofsky

August 14, 1939 - January 22, 2015


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Thomas Henry Corbett III

January 22, 1923 - January 22, 2015


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Patricia Elaine Morgan

February 12, 1928 - January 21, 2015

On January 20, 2015, Patricia Elaine Morgan, 86, of Boise passed at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center after a short illness. Patty, a constant scholar, lived a full life of love, service and quiet dignity. She was the precious daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Wm. G. Bolander, beloved wife of Dr. Clayton C. Morgan and adored mother of her four children: Cathleen Marie, Clayton Michael, Frank William and...
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Ramon Tomas Ysursa

January 21, 1920 - January 21, 2015

Ramon Tomas Ysursa entered and departed this life on the same day exactly ninety-five years apart on January 21. Six blocks separated the place where he was born from where he died in Boise. In between those boundaries of time and space, he lived a quiet, full life of dignity and service. He passed on surrounded by his family. Born in 1920, his childhood was spent in the heart of downtown Boise,...
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Dean Michael Hoffman

January 13, 1952 - January 20, 2015

Dean Michael Hoffman1952 ~ 2015Dean Michael Hoffman, Age 63, passed away on January 20th at home, of natural causes. Dean, an identical twin, was born on 01/13/52 in Logan, Utah. Dean attended St. Joseph's Elementary and Irving Jr. High in Pocatello, where he spent idyllic summers with his twin brother on the Portneuf River. After graduating from Capital High in Boise, Dean joined the Navy on 8/6...
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H. Geraldine Bender

January 14, 1924 - January 19, 2015

Gerry Bender, 91, passed away peacefully with family by her side at The Cottages of Meridian on January 19, 2015 after a long battle with Alzheimers Disease. She was born Helena Geraldine Burch on January 14, 1924, at her family farm in central Kansas. She completed high school in Roxbury, Kansas, and graduated from Stewart Beauty Academy of Cosmetology in Salina, Kansas. In 1946 she married...
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Louise Evelyn Bell

July 29, 1920 - January 19, 2015

Louise Evelyn Bell, 94, of Boise died January 19, 2015 at a Nampa care facility. A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, January24, 2015 at 11:00 am at Cloverdale Memorial Park.
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Anne Irene Kibble

July 18, 1924 - January 19, 2015

Anne Irene Kibble, 90, passed away on January 19, 2015 at her home in Meridian, Idaho, following an extended illness. Anne was an Idaho native born in Middleton, Idaho on July 18, 1924 to Albert Barr Smith and Blanche Goodall Smith. She was the eighth of nine children. She attended various schools in the valley west of Boise and graduated from Eagle High School in 1942. Part way through the WWII...
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Molly Mack

September 12, 1947 - January 18, 2015

Mary Lynn (Molly) Mack passed away on January 18, 2015. Molly was born on September 12, 1947 in Boise, Idaho to William Connor and Jane Erbst. Molly attended St. Mary's grade school; St. Teresa's High School and was a member of the first graduating class of Bishop Kelley High School in 1965. Molly attended Boise Junior College. She married Jim Mack in 1974 in Boise. They had two sons, Ryan...
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