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Idaho State Journal, 07/22/04
POCATELLO - Darrel F. Booth, 76, Pocatello, died Monday evening, July 19, 2004, at a Salt
Lake City medical center.
He was born August 16, 1927, at St. Charles, Idaho, to Lovell and Vidella Bunderson Booth.
He attended schools in St. Charles, Paris and Utah State University.
Darrel married LoAine Sorenson August 23, 1949, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He served in
the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He owned and operated Booth Construction Co. in Pocatello and later enjoyed working with
his sons in the business. Darrel enjoyed fishing, hunting, horses, farm work, and loved
the association with his family and friends.
He is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and served an LDS
mission to the Northwestern States. He also served in various church positions including
elder's quorum and Sunday school presidencies. Darrel was associated with the Boy
Scouts of America, past member of the Pocatello Lions Club and was a member of the
Pocatello Housing Authority.
He is survived by his wife, LoAine, of Pocatello; four sons, Kevin (Susan) Booth, Doren
(Laurie) Booth and Ryan (Rachael) Booth, all of Pocatello, Brandon Booth, Portland, Ore.;
four daughters, Nyla (Ronald) Richins, Minneapolis, Minn., Jolayne (Conley) Willmore,
Taylorsville, Utah, FaDene (David) Pincock Omaha, Neb., Denise (Jimmy) Burrup Pocatello,
Idaho; 26 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Doris (Evan) Mellor,
Farmington, Utah. He was preceded in death by his parents, one grandson, Scott Willmore, a
brother, Lynn and a sister, Linda.
Funeral services will be Friday, July 23, 2004, at 11 a.m., at the Highland LDS Sixth
Ward, 2000 South Fairway Drive, with Bishop Lorry Pitcher officiating. The family will
receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday evening, July 22, at the Cornelison-Henderson
Funeral Home, 431 N. 15th Ave., and from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial
will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens, with military graveside rites by the Pocatello
Veterans Honor Guard