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Death Notice
Death noticeRex J Andersen, 38, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2013 from a snowmobile accident in Driggs, Idaho.Funeral Services were held Monday, December 30, 2013 at the Moore LDS Stake Center. A viewing was held Sunday, December 29, 2013 at the Anderson Family Funeral Home in Arco. Interment was in the Lost River Cemetery under the ...

Ethel M. Peck

Ethel Marie Malsy Peck, 74, passed away December 15, 2013 at her home in Challis. She was born May 21, 1939, to Francis B. and Helen Clifford Malsy in Engelwood, New Jersey.Ethel was very active in high school and while in her sophomore year became deeply interested in the art of discussion and debate. As a member of the National Forensic League ...

Death Notice
Laurens Donahue Hosford, 86, of Mackay, Idaho died Friday, December 27, 2013 at an Ontario, Oregon care center. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Boise, Idaho. Burial will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, January 3, 2014 at Mount McCaleb Cemetery in Mackay, Idaho. Arrangements are by Summers ...

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