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Althea Birch - Bidwell Funeral Home of St. Anthony, Idaho
Althea B. Birch

   Althea Birch 83, a longtime resident of St. Anthony passed away March 21, 2012 in the Madison Memorial Hospital following a lingering illness with cancer.

Althea was born July 9, 1928 in Egin Bench Idaho the daughter of Ernest and Lora Cruser Bradshaw/ She grew up in the Egin area and attended the old Edmunds School. She graduated from High School in St. Anthony and then attended the Steven Henninger Business College in Salt Lake City, UT.

She married Gray Birch on Jan. 29, 1949 at Egin, Idaho. The marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. She really enjoyed her family.

She is survived by her husband Grey of St. Anthony, Children - Dennis (Jerrolyn) Birch, St. Anthony, ID.; JoLyn (Steven) Wallace, Fruit Heights, UT.; Eric Birch & Nancy Tobler, Alpine, UT.; Warren (Kathleen) Birch, Casper, WY.; 16 Grandchildren, 14 Great Grandchildren. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a infant daughter Alysn, two brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, March 26, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Anthony 3rd & 4th LDS Chapel with Bp. Kyle Moore, Presiding. Friends may call at the Bidwell Funeral Home Sunday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. and at the Church Monday one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in the Parker Cemetery.

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