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Francisca Robles Gasper

October 4, 1924 — July 4, 2022

Francisca Robles Gasper

Francisca R. Gasper passed away of natural causes on July 4, 2022. She was 97. Born in Texas. She married at 19. She lived in Pocatello for several years and her family grew. After some time, she divorced, and lived as a single mother with limited English proficiency.

She worked long and laborious hours to provide for her family’s needs. Once her children were grown, she met and married Charles Gasper, a WWII veteran. Together, they shared their love for travel, fishing, camping, gardening, and vintage cars. Throughout her life, she was a devout Catholic. She lived independently as long as she could.

Francisca is survived by Jose Avila (Sandy), Raul Avila (Celiene), Isabel Avila (Wayne Christensen) Claudio Avila (Vicki), and Jesse Avila. She was born into a family of 14 children of which there are 3 surviving siblings, brothers, George (Estelle) Robles, Paco Robles; sister, Graciela Estrada.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Jorge, and Guadalupe Robles; and daughters, Maria Rogers, Gloria Romero; and Rebecca Otero.

A viewing will be held on Friday, July 8, 2022, from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM at the Manning Wheatley Funeral Home, 510 N. 12th Ave. Pocatello, ID 83201. A service will be held, Saturday, July 9, 2022, at 11:00 AM at Saint Anthony’s Catholic Church, 524 N. 7th Ave. Pocatello, ID 83201 followed by interment at Mountain View Cemetery. Instead of flowers, please consider planting a tree available on the Manning Wheatley Funeral Home website.

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Friday, July 8, 2022

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510 North 12th Avenue, Pocatello, ID 83201

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Interment

Saturday, July 9, 2022

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