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James Lee Brannen

November 27, 1967 — January 22, 2019

James Lee Brannen, 51, of Shelley passed away January 22, 2019 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

James was born November 27, 1967 in Seattle, Washington to Jim H. Brannen and Kathleen R. McDonald Brannen. He married Karma Beard Ohman in Idaho Falls.

“Jamie would like to let you all know that his work here is done. He received a call, a sort of an offer you can’t refuse, for an appointment from which he from which he will not be returning. This assignment comes with a huge sign on bonus, a reunion with family and friends he has not seen in a long time. Job security is exactly 110 percent. His new mission takes him to a wonderful place where he will be socializing, dancing, singing, playing the drums and throwing a football. Music, laughter and love are guaranteed. Food there is unlimited and amazing! He left detailed instructions for his wife to celebrate his mission here, which has now been completed. Low adherence to this instruction will not be tolerated.”

Memorial services will be February 9, 2019 at 3:00 pm at Grace Falls Church 525 River Parkway Idaho Falls, Idaho. Services are under the direction of Nalder Funeral Home in Shelley.

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

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