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Irma Evelyn Rukavina

Irma Evelyn Rukavina passed away Monday, July 22, 2013, at her home in Pocatello, Idaho following a year-long struggle with cancer.Irma was born July 20, 1927 in Warren, Ohio, to Harriet LaDue and Aurthur Schlafke.  She grew up in Ashtabula, Ohio. In 1946, she and her mother and brothers moved to Mackay, Idaho.  There she met Louis Rukavina and ...

Rowe David Naillon

Rowe David ‘Dave’ Naillon, 77, passed away July 17, 2013 in Nampa, Idaho. He was born May 17, 1936 in Mackay, Idaho to Burlen Rowe and Virginia Evadna (Tewalt) Naillon. Dave grew up in various southwestern Idaho towns where his mother taught school. He graduated from Melba High School in Melba, Idaho in 1954. After high school, he worked at ...

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