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John Paul Smith

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“John was such an inspiration to so many new aspiring Conservation Officers with IDFG. John's hard work, determination, ethics and guidance will...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Gary Gadwa - Stanley, ID

“I am sorry to hear of John's death.. May you find strength from your family and friends at this time . at this time of sorry 2Th 3:16 ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: rh 3:16 Sherman.Kinkel - GA

“Dear John, Mabel, and family,I haven't seen many of you in a long while, but I won't soon forget the card games, animal skins on the walls, or the...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Robyn Gardner - Salt Lake City, UT

“You will surely be missed. I love you Uncle John and I have such great memories of my summer visits growing up and you and Aunt Mabel taking me...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Kelly Enfield Johnson - Tucson, AZ

“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. I will always remember those tanks of fish. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Karen Beilsmith - Vancouver, WA

“We love you grandpa! You will forever be in our hearts. We love you so much grandma. Many hugs!! Craig, Theresa and family ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Theresa Kelsey - Priest river, ID

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John was born on August 17, 1926 and passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2018.

John was a resident of Rexburg, Idaho at the time of passing.

Unbeknownst to him during the battle, his brother Frank was also on the island but with the Sixth Marines.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 17th at Flamm Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Sutton Cemetery with military rites.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Idaho Food Bank.