Jack Waldo Tolman
Burley, Idaho – Jack Waldo Tolman, age 87, of Burley, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at St. Luke’s Magic Valley Regional Medical Center in Twin Falls.
Jack was born Jan. 21, 1925, in Oakley, Idaho, the 8th of 11 children born to Parley Lambert Tolman and Lydia Vilate Tolman. He served in World War II. He married Elaine Millard on March 12, 1947, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They moved to Burley in 1948 and lived for 61 years in the same house. They are the parents of seven children. He owned Tolman Upholstery in Burley. Jack was always active in the LDS Church and served in many positions, including as a missionary with his wife to Oklahoma and in the Logan Utah LDS Temple. He had a strong testimony and enjoyed visiting different temples. He loved going fishing and traveling with his family.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents; nine siblings; and one grandchild, Jacque Elaine Tolman.
Jack is survived by his wife, Elaine Tolman of Burley; his children, Julie Stohel of Caldwell, Ronald (Jacque) Tolman of Boise, David (Lorinda) Tolman of Burley, Renae (Don) Halverson of Rupert, Sheryl (Mike) Brown of Rupert, Mark (Debbie) Tolman of Caldwell, and Scott (Teri) Tolman of Boise; one brother, Jaren (Norma) Tolman of Mesa, Arizona; 27 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Burley LDS Stake Center, 2050 Normal Ave., with Bishop Larry Kloepfer officiating. Military rites will be provided by the Mini-Cassia Veterans Organization. Burial will be in the Marion Cemetery in Oakley.
Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Rasmussen Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th St., in Burley, and from 10 until 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at the church.