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Naomi Hoskins


1928 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Naomi Hoskins Obituary
Naomi Hoskins, 88, of Rockford, passed away Monday, June 20, 2016 at Gem Village in Blackfoot.
Naomi was born Jan. 16, 1928 in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Hiram M. and Lillian Amelia Rodgers Wright. She attended Sage Creek Grade School and Blackfoot High School. She later attended nursing school. Naomi has lived in Idaho Falls, four years on the Nolan Ranch.
On Oct. 31, 1943 she married Lewis Anderson, they were later divorced. In April 1963, she married Dale Hoskins in Ely, Nevada.
Although Naomi did not have a religious affiliation she had a firm belief in God.
Naomi was a past member of the Eagles and Emons Horse Club and worked as a sheepherder, at various potato sheds, farmed and worked as a bartender for 40 years.
Naomi loved teaching her children to camp, hunt and fish. She enjoyed horses, tending her garden, flowers and Christmas cactus.
She is survived by her children: Hiram (Debbie) Anderson of Layton, Utah, Lenna (Bruce) Dawkins of Rockford; brothers, George Wright and Rodger Wright, both of Weiser, Idaho; sisters,Maxine Casper of Kent Oregon, Elaine Chavez of Oceanside, California and Joye Reed of Osgood, Idaho; 17 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Sheldon Hoskins and Merlin Andersen; one daughter, Cheryl Van Buskirk; one brother, Melville Wright and three sisters, Mary Elizabeth Ostrander, Verda Wright and Alice Louise Wright.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 24 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot. The family will greet friends for one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Grove City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to: www.hawkerfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Morning News on June 22, 2016
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