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Delbert Marvin Hughes

Delbert Marvin Hughes was born July 19, 1933 to Marvin and Ilene (Hutchison) Hughes at Idaho Falls, Idaho. Delbert passed away December 22, 2012 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls with his family at his side.Delbert lost his father in 1945 and from the age of 13 lived with his grandparents, Ivan and Elizabeth Hughes. He ...

Wilda “Babe” Fayle

Wilda ‘Babe’ Fayle of Salmon passed away at the age of 103 on Tuesday morning, December 25, 2012 at Discovery Care Centre. Babe was born November 1, 1909 at Junction, Idaho which was one mile north of the present town of Leadore. Her parents were Will and Annie Denny Vreeland. She was their only child. She grew up on the family ranch with her ...

Death notice
George B. Woodie, 85, passed away Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls.Funeral Services will be held today, January 3, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Howe Community Center. A viewing will be held for one hour prior to the service.  Interment will be in the Howe Cemetery under the direction of the Anderson ...

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