D.D. “Toad” Bohn


Malad, Idaho……..Doris Duffin (Toad) Bohn, 83, long time Malad resident passed away on Thursday November 26, 2015, following a long illness. Toad was born February 3rd, 1933 in Richfield, Utah a son of Gay and Wanda Duffin Bohn. Toad was raised in Joseph, Utah on a small family farm and attended school in Joseph and later Salt Lake City, Utah. In 1953 Toad was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict and where he served 2 years. After the family moved to Salt Lake, Toad and his father operated a construction business working on many projects all across the west. Toad married Bonnie Woolley and to that marriage was born 3 children, Sheryl, Rick and Cindy. They were later divorced. June 21st, 1980 Toad married Elaine Mansfield Estep in Elko, Nevada. He spent the rest of his life living in Malad, Idaho. Toad owned and operated a construction company building diversion dams and roads. He and Elaine owned and operated an insurance business and Toad was also a gentleman farmer. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Toad was active in the community where he served as an Oneida County Commissioner, in the Lions Club and a member of the American Legion. He was named Businessman of the Year by the Malad Chamber of Commerce in 1987. Toad was known for his friendliness, wit, warm smile and his willingness to help anyone. He will be missed by all who knew him. Toad is survived by his wife Elaine M. Bohn, Malad, Idaho, his 3 children Sheryl (Todd) Miller from Magna, Utah, Rick Bohn of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, Cindy Bohn from West Jordan, Utah and Troy (Julie) Estep, Malad, Idaho, 8 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren with one more on the way. He is also survived by 2 sisters, Barbara Rushton, Beaver Dam, Arizona, Betty (Richard) Miller, Beaver Dam, Arizona. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, numerous aunts and uncles, his brother-in-law Dale Rushton and nephew Troy Delgado. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 1 at 12 noon in the Malad LDS 6th Ward Chapel, 400 N 200 W. Friends may visit with the family on Monday evening from 7-8 pm at the Horsley Funeral Home and on Tuesday at the funeral home from 10:30-11:30 am prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Malad City Cemetery where military rites will be accorded. Condolences may be sent to www.horsleyfuneralhome.com

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