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Kathlyn Atwood


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Kathlyn Atwood Obituary
Kathlyn Kolsen Atwood, 88, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Bingham County Skilled Nursing and Rehab.
Kathlyn was born April 3, 1928 in San Fransisco, California to Gurmen Peter Kolsen and Agnes Kirwin Kolsen.
Kathlyn attended and graduated from the Thomas High School.
On May 28, 1947 Kathlyn married Melvin Atwood in the Salt Lake City Temple. Together they raised their family in the Blackfoot and Pingree area.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Kathlyn loved her family and especially loved doting on her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Kathlyn is survived by her daughters, Diane (Keith) Hansen of Blackfoot, Kathy (Clay) Shackelford of Springfield; daughters-in-law, Valene Atwood of Nevada, Denise Atwood of Minnesota; brother, Jack Kolsen of Pocatello; sisters, Carol Bitton of Blackfoot, Joan Kolsen of Blackfoot; 16 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin; parents, Gurmen and Agnes Kolsen; sons, Dennis and Tom Atwood; and brothers, Larry and Peter Kolsen.
A grave dedication will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 31, 2016 at the Riverside-Thomas Cemetery under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent to Hawker Funeral Home at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Morning News on Jan. 3, 2017
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