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From: "Peter Blades" <>
Subject: Ezra Thomas Rackham and Marie Clements Rackham, Idaho
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2003 23:17:14 +0930

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Subject: [IDBEARLA] Ellen Gould (1930-2003) Obit

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Rexburg Standard Journal, 09/22/03

Ellen Gould 73, a longtime resident of St. Anthony, died Sept. 20, 2003, at
Madison Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 9, 1930, in Sugar City, the
daughter of Ezra Thomas Rackham and Marie Clements Rackham. She grew up in
the Thornton and Lorenzo areas, attending school in Lorenzo and Rigby.

She married Eldon Ray Gould on March 1, 1947, in Lorenzo. They lived in
Spencer, Chubbuck, Pocatello, Soda Springs, Georgetown, Mackay and in St.
Anthony for the past 40 years. Mr. Gould died Aug. 19, 1978.

Ellen worked in many of the local potato warehouses and for many years
worked for Fremont General Hospital.

She is survived by seven children; Larry Ray Gould, Sheila Joy Marquez,
Gordon Earl Gould, Sandra Jean (Jovito) Chavez, Wesley Joe Gould, Brent
Eldon Gould and Eva Marie (Heriberto) Reynoso; siblings, Milton Rackham,
Myrtle (Robert) Williams, Bert Lee Rackham, Leroy Clark Rackham, James
Kendall Rackham and Albert Elwood Rackham; 25 grandchildren; and 47

Besides her husband she was preceded in death by two brothers, Ernest Ezra
and Claude Walter, and two children, Randy Lee and Barbara Jean.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at noon at the St. Anthony 3rd
and 4th Ward LDS Church with Bishop Jack Cordon officiating.

Friends may call at the Bidwell Funeral Home Tuesday evening from 7-8 p.m.
and at the church from 11 a.m. to noon.
Burial will be in the Wilford Cemetery.

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