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Errol Lenard Huntsman

August 20, 1940 — September 17, 2011

Errol Lenard Huntsman, 71, of Idaho Falls, peacefully returned to his Heavenly Father on Saturday September 17th at his home surrounded in the love of his family.  He was a wonderful Husband, Father, Brother and Friend.

He was born Aug 20, 1940, to Lenard Glenore Huntsman and Evelyn Balmforth Huntsman in Idaho Falls.  He was the 3


of 10 children.  He grew up in the Idaho Falls, Shelley and Osgood areas where he attended schools and learned to be a hard worker.

He learned to drive a car at an early age and he remembers being close to 14, when he would get up early in the morning and drive in the dark from Osgood, to the dry farms on Taylor Hill.  He would plow in those fields till dark, and drive home again. 

He thoroughly enjoyed working with his hands and making things work.  At the age of 16 he got a job at Automotive Electric.  He loved working there so much, he bought the business.  He worked there for 47 years.

On June 29


, 1962, he married his sweetheart Myrna Ray, in the Idaho Falls Temple.  They celebrated 49 years together this year.  They have 3 children, 10 grandchildren and 1 great grand child who they completely enjoy.

He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  He loved serving in many various callings throughout his life.  He also served  6 years in the National Guard.

He enjoyed his family and friends very much and loved to go camping, hunting, hiking, fishing and riding motorbikes.  He especially loved rock hunting and has rock hound grandchildren to prove it!  He enjoyed making things grow, especially his garden and flowers.

He is survived by his wife, Myrna Huntsman of Idaho Falls, sons, Trent (Kathy) Huntsman of Shelley, Heston (Teri) Huntsman of Idaho Falls, daughter Keersten (David) Jensen of Idaho Falls, 10 grandchildren Brielle, Lynzi, Alyssa, Rachel, Ray, Jade, Hunter, Megan, Ashlen and Porter, and 1 great grand child, Xander.  His brother’s Terry (Marge)Huntsman, Idaho Falls, Bowen (Merlyn)Huntsman  Idaho Falls, Varcel (Tawnya)Huntsman, Idaho Falls, Dennis (Freen) Huntsman , Idaho Falls, sister’s Kay (David) Zorn, Idaho Falls, Rochelle (Garth) Campbell, Basalt, Debbie Penrod,  San Antonio, Texas, Cindy (David)Cleaves, Pocatello, Heidi (Monte)Pittman,  Boise, Idaho.  He is preceded by his parents, Evelyn and Lenard Huntsman.

Viewing will be at Nalder Funeral Home (110 W. Oak) in Shelley Tuesday the 20


from 7 to 8:30.  Graveside services will be at Fielding Memorial on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011 at 11:00.

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