Jack Waldo Tolman

of Burley, Idaho
Born: January 21, 1925 in Oakley, Idaho
Died: October 4, 2012 in Twin Falls, Idaho
Age: 87 years old

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.

You have indicated this comment should be removed.


The comment has been submitted for review. Thank you .

Janie Carr and Brandon Tolman said on Wednesday, Oct 10 at 12:44 PM

To the family, Remember that we love and care about you. Hold tight to the memories for comfort. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Kent Young said on Monday, Oct 8 at 8:05 AM

Renae and Don,I was so sorry to hear of your loss. May God bless you all.

Add to guestbook


Comment: 250 Characters Left

KMVT is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules: Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards. AS FAR AS THE COMMENTING RULES: KMVT encourages users to suggest removal of comments that violate any of the house rules: 1. Keep it clean - This is a public forum, open to civilized people who do not appreciate obscene, vulgar or sexually-oriented language, no matter how creatively spelled. 2. Keep it civil - Don't defame, threaten, abuse or invade the privacy of other readers or the subjects of stories. No racism, sexism or any other sort of -ism that degrades another person will be tolerated. 3. Keep it truthful and legal - Don't lie, impersonate another individual or post comments that advocate illegal activity. 4. Keep on topic - Stay focused on the subject at hand. Do not post advertisements or solicitations for funds, goods, or services. 5. Be responsible - Comments are the sole responsibility of those who post them. 6. Share your knowledge - Give us your eyewitness accounts, background and observations. If you see a factual error in a story or think there are issues we should follow up on, please e-mail us at webmaster@kmvt.com or call 208-733-1100 ext 3060. 7. Exercise your authority - Police these comments and suggest removal of those that violate the house rules. 8. And remember - Rules violators may be permanently banned from commenting. Questions about commenting or other inquiries about this site may be sent to: webmaster@kmvt.com

Rasmussen Funeral Home

1350 E 16th
Burley , ID
Phone: 208-678-2100