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David Rightenour Bidwell Funeral Home of St. Anthony, Idaho
David Rightenour

   David Rightenour 75, passed away Sept. 24, 2011 following years of health problems.

David was born Sept. 6, 1936 at Carey, Idaho the son of James Herklas and Vivian Wilde Rightenour. He grew up and attended school between West Yellowstone and El Cajon, California. He also attended Ricks College, B.Y.U. in Provo, UT. and the University of Southern California. He received a Bachelor’s degree in engineering and worked most of his life for the State of California as a engineering geologist.

He married Helene Leigh on Oct. 24, 1963 in West Yellowstone. The marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. They lived in Sacramento, CA.: Lancaster CA.; and West Yellowstone, MT.

He was a active member of the LDS Church. and served on the Hebgen Lake Planning Board.

He is survived by his wife Helene of West Yellowstone, Children -Michelle (Robert) Ashby, Fresno, CA.; David L Rightenour, West Yellowstone, MT. Timothy L “Tim” Rightenour, Meridian, ID.; Sisters - Lawana Rightenour, Aloha, OR.; and Betty Urquidi, Blackfoot, ID.; 7 Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday,Sept. 30, 2011 at 12 noon. in the West Yellowstone LDS Church with Bishop Tad Wilstead, officiating. Friends may call at the church Friday from 11:00 a.m.. until the time of services. Burial will be in the Fir Ridge Cemetery near West Yellowstone, MT.

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