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Geraldine Anton - Bidwell Funeral Home of St. Anthony, Idaho
Geraldine Anton

   Geraldine Anton 77, died Nov. 6, 2010 at her sons home in Idaho Falls following a lingering illness with cancer.

Mrs. Anton was born Aug. 22, 1933 at Mount Pleasant, Utah the daughter of Harald P. Beckstrom and Hazel Lee Beckstrom. She grew up in Bingham county, West Jordan, Rupert, Idaho, Utah and Idaho. While she was attending high school in West Jordan she got married to Elmer Nelson.

On Jan. 28, 1978 she married Edmund “Butch” Ralph Anton at St. Anthony where they lived. Mr. Anton died in Nov. of l999. Geraldine enjoyed bingo, pinochle, quilting, cooking. She worked as a waitress, bar maid, managed a ranch, and worked in local potato warehouses.

She is survived by her children - Dean Nelson, Idaho Falls, ID.; Larry Nelson, Portland, OR.; Tamera Kay Albrethsen, Lewisville, ID.; Lynn Nelson, Filer, ID.; Jr. Anton, Mudlake, ID.; and Jimmy Anton, Florida. a sister Margie Garrett, St. Anthony and a brother Dick Beckstrom, Rexburg. Id. 15 Grandchildren 20 Great Grandchildren. Besides her husband she was preceded in death by both parents and a granddaughter.

At Geraldine’s request she was cremated and Memorial services will be conducted Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 at 12 noon in the Bidwell Funeral Home in St. Anthony.

 

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