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DeEsta Cureton- Bidwell Funeral Home of St. Anthony, Idaho
DeEsta Curr Cureton

   DeEsta Cureton, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother,sister and aunt died in her home in Chester, ID. on June 20, 2014 at the age of 61.

DeEsta was born in Ashton, ID. on May 17, 1953 the daughter of Larry and Geraldine Curr. She graduated from South Fremont High School in 1971 and then went on to Career Beauty College and studied to be a beautician. After graduating from Beauty College, DeEsta accepted a marriage proposal from her sweetheart, William Thomas Cureton and on July 7, 1972 they eloped to the Rexburg Courthouse. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple, on Feb. 28, 1975.

Together they had three children, Nicholas, Laurel, Alex. They raised their family in the Chester area. DeEsta was an active member of the LDS Church and held many positions including Nursery, Relief Society President, Scout Leader and Primary Leader.

DeEsta's passions in life included quilting beautiful blankets, cooking, baking wonderful food, traveling. One of her absolute favorite things to do was taking her motorcycle for a ride during a warm summer day. She loved the feeling of freedom and enjoyed most rides with her husband at her side.

DeEsta is survived by her husband William Cureton, her mother Geraldine Curr as well as her son Nicholas (Heidi) and his 3 children (Miklo, Mason and Matthew) her daughter Laurel (Jeff) Young and her son Alex (Michelle) and his 3 children (Addison, Ethan, and Isabel). She is survived by four siblings, Glayde (Cathy) Curr, Diane (Jim) Fillerup, Daniel (Karen) Curr and Brian (Donna) Curr.

DeEsta was preceded in death by her father Larry Curr and a younger brother Jim Curr.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the Ashton Stake Center with Bp. Michael McDonald officiating. Friends may call at the Bidwell Funeral Home Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church Thursday from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. just prior to the services. Interment will be in the Chester Cemetery.

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