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George Perschon Obituary
George Perschon, 88, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away on Monday July 4, 2016 at Bingham Memorial Hospital.
He was born on June 11, 1928 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Arthur Perschon and Elisabeth Giersch. He was raised in Salt Lake City, Utah and graduated from Granite High School in 1946. He continued his education in agricultural studies at Utah State. He served an LDS mission in South Dakota area.
On December 28, 1956 he married Mabel Renee Peterson in the Salt Lake City temple.
Fifty years ago George and Renee moved from Utah to Idaho where they farmed, ranched and built a quality beef herd. In his free time he enjoyed woodworking, fishing, reading and was a member of the Bingham County Historical Society. He loved visiting with friends and neighbors. He enjoyed taking a daily drive around the farms and rides to his ranches as often as possible. His wife and family were important to him and he was always showing his concern for them.
He was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in many callings always promoted missionary work.
He is survived by his children, Renette (Delbert) Loosli of Blackfoot, Idaho, Clarinne (Alan) Williams of Provo, Utah, Brett (Gina) Perschon of Blackfoot, Idaho, Diane "Anne" Perschon of Rockport, Maine, Steven (Sandra) Perschon of Blackfoot, Idaho and Trina (Ryan) Stearns of Chubbuck, Idaho; 21 grandchildren; and 25 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Mabel Renee Perschon, his parents Arthur and Elisabeth, and his siblings, Betty, Bob and June.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the Blackfoot West Stake Center, 101 N 900 W. The family will meet with friends and relatives from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, July 8, 2016 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot and for one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will follow at the Moreland Cemetery. Condolences may sent to the family online at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, 500 Huntsman Way, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108 or to the Bingham County Historical Society,121 N Shilling, Blackfoot, Idaho 83221.
Published in The Morning News on July 9, 2016
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