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Leland McCracken - Bidwell Funeral Home of St. Anthony, Idaho
Leland McCracken

  D. Leland McCracken 57 died suddenly during his sleep on May 15, 2009 at his home in Tetonia.

Leland was born June 28, 1951 at Driggs, Idaho the son of Donald Leland and Myrna Beesley McCracken. He grew up in Teton Valley where he attended his schooling graduating from Teton High School in 1969.

He married Kathy Reece in 1971 and they had two children. He was later married to Lesli Kelly. He lived his entire life in Teton Valley but he enjoyed traveling. He worked as a heavy equipment operator. His love in life was his grandchildren and fishing. He was well known in Teton Valley for his expertise in fishing. He fished on Jackson Lake his whole life.

He is survived by his wife Lesli Kelly-McCracken, Tetonia, ID.; sister Debbie (Jim) Wood, Rigby, ID.; son, Michael Lynn McCracken, Idaho Falls, ID.; daughter, Kristy McCracken, Tetonia, ID.; mother, Myrna Beesley (Ralston) Anderson, Rigby, ID.; two grandchildren Isaac and Ethan and one niece. He was preceded in death by his father.

Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in the Hayden Cemetery with Bp. Ronald Berry, conducting. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bidwell Funeral Home in St. Anthony.

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