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Kenneth L. Mehrtens

Kenneth L. (Bush) Mehrtens was born August 17, 1942 in California. Ken passed away December 24, 2013 at the University of Utah hospital. He leaves behind two sons, Anthony of Hawaii and Chris of California.Ken’s profession was landscaping, hence the nickname “The Bush Doctor.” He lived in Oregon until the early 1980s when he moved to Idaho, ...

Kenneth L. Mehrtens

Reed Meyerhoffer Nielsen, Sr.Wonderful husband, father, grandfather, church leader and friend to all, Reed Nielsen passed away January 11, 2014 in Gooding, Idaho at the age of 91 years. His life touched for good everyone in his reach. He loved people and cared for them in all of their needs. He was tolerant and kind in all his dealings with his ...

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