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Edith Bidwell - Bidwell Funeral Home of St. Anthony, Idaho

Edith Bidwell - Bidwell Funeral Home of St. Anthony, Idaho
Edith Bidwell

   Edith Ann Aston Bidwell 90, died Dec. 21, 2008 at her home in Grant from incidents to age.

Mrs. Bidwell was born April 17, 1918 at Blackfoot, Idaho the daughter of Roy Aston and Delpha Elizabeth Argyle Aston. She grew up in Blackfoot where she attended her schooling graduating from Blackfoot High School in 1936. Following high school she worked at Kresses before serving a LDS Mission to the Northern States Mission from 1942 to 1943.

She married George H. “Bud” Bidwell on Nov. 17, 1943 in the Logan LDS Temple. They made their home on the Bidwell Family farm in Grant where they have since resided. Edith was always actifve in the LDS Church serving in several positions in the church. She helped her husband on the farm and worked at J.C. Penny’s in Idaho Falls for 11 years. She always had a well kept home and yard, and enjoyed celebrating every holiday throughout the year. She also enjoyed riding her bicycle, crocheting baby shawls, oil Painting pictures, and taking trips in their camper with friends.

She is survived by her Husband, George H. Bidwell of Grant, three sons - Ronald K. (Linda) Bidwell, Grant, ID.; Gary D. (Linda) Bidwell, St. Anthony,ID.; John T. (Trudy) Bidwell, Rexburg, ID. 11 Grandchildren, 13 Great Grandchildren, 10 Step Grandchildren and 24 Step Great Grandchildren. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters Bea VanOrden, and Dorothy Ziemba , One Brother Joseph Aston and three Grandchildren, and a daughter -in-law Jeanne.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Dec. 29, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. in the Grant LDS Church with Bp. Blaine Ball, officiating. Friends may call at the Church Sunday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. and again Monday one hour prior to the time of services. Burial will be in the Grant Central Cemetery under the direction of the Bidwell Funeral Home in St. Anthony.

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