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Obituary – Dale Bolingbroke

Dale Bolingbroke

Dale Alan Bolingbroke, 72, died Tuesday evening, January 17, 2017, at the Rosetta Assisted Living in Pocatello, Idaho, after several years of ill health.

Dale was born December 10, 1944, in Pocatello to Ephraim T. and Zella Daniels Bolingbroke and was raised in Arbon Valley, where he attended school for grades 1-8. He later attended high school at American Falls. During this time he worked when needed on the farm, helping his parents and brothers with the annual planting and harvesting of the wheat. After graduating from American Falls High School, he attended Idaho State University in Pocatello where he received his Bachelor’s Degree. He then attended Utah State University in Logan, Utah, where he received his Master’s Degree.

After Graduation, Dale began his career in teaching at Blackfoot High School. After several years of teaching Dale transferred to Idaho State University for many years of satisfying work. In his later career he worked for Americorp where he assisted the elderly.

Dale was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He enjoyed studying history, government, and politics, and he was very familiar with the local history.

Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Donna Bolingbroke, wife of his brother John Ronald, of Phoenix, Arizona, and Patricia Bolingbroke, wife of his brother Gerald, of Independence, Missouri, one nephew, William Bolingbroke, and three nieces, Tanya Finger, Rhonda Bodlak, and Michelle Ballantyne. His parents and three brothers, Glen, Ronald, and Gerald Bolingbroke preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held Monday, January 23, at 11 am in the Cornelison Funeral Home, 431 N. 15th Ave., Pocatello, where family will receive friends one hour prior. Interment will be in the Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

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