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Denise Nelson Herbst


1951 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Denise Nelson Herbst Obituary
Denise Nelson Herbst was born on July 21, 1951 and passed away on November 30, 2016.  
Denise attended grade school in Wapello, ID and graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1969.  
She liked to travel and went on several overseas tours with friends and family members. Denise had numerous hobbies and liked crafts including sewing, wood working, and needle point. She had a love for all animals and had numerous pets and her favorites were her cats.
Denise worked in retail sales for most of her career. Her employment included working as an Assistant Manager at Ernst, in materials management at State Hospital South, and was employed at Home Depot in the kitchen and bath design department at the time of her death.
She was married to Lon Herbst and later divorced.  
Denise was preceded in death, two weeks earlier, by her father, Lynn J Nelson; and a nephew, Jeremiah Horrocks.  
Denise is survived by her mother Edyth Nelson, Blackfoot, ID; brothers, Lynn Roy (Pamela) Cour d' Alene, ID, Michael Lee Nelson Idaho Falls, ID, Kenneth George (Paula), Allen, TX, Daniel (Mary), Blackfoot, ID; sister, Jeanette Horrocks, Blackfoot, ID; and John Bohler her beloved companion of nearly 30 years of Pocatello, ID. She was loved by her nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 5, 2016 at the Rose LDS 2nd Ward, 403 North 150 West in Blackfoot. The family will meet with friends and relatives from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, December 4, 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 Grove City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Morning News on Dec. 3, 2016
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