Maria Anne Groom, 50, of Idaho Falls, died Friday, June 6, 2014, at New Beginnings Girls Home.
She was born Aug. 28, 1963, in Rigby to Gordon Kenneth Groom and Janice Anne Johnson Groom. She attended Child Development Center in Idaho Falls and graduated from several special needs programs.
She worked at Development Workshop in Idaho Falls for many years.
Maria was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
She loved bowling and participating in Special Olympics.
She enjoyed doing embroidery, spending time with her family and friends, and celebrating holidays and birthdays.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Mark Gordon Groom.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 12, at Eckersell Memorial Chapel, 101 W. Main St. in Rigby.
Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. prior to services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Annis-Little Butte Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com.
Published in Post Register on June 10, 2014