Herbert Walton Forbes
February 9, 1922 – October 16, 2013
Twin Falls HERBERT WALTON FORBES Herbert Walton Forbes, 91, of Twin Falls passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at his home in Twin Falls.
Herbert was born February 9, 1922 in Jerome, Idaho to Harry Herbert and Hattie Faye Forbes.
Herbert graduated from Hazelton High School in 1940. After graduating, he joined the U.S. Air Force.
Herbert and Anna Laura Pabst met in Twin Falls, Idaho. Her eyes caught his attention. They were married on August 29, 1942.
Herbert enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling and golf. He was always tinkering, making up his own inventions and could fix anything.
Herbert worked for Idaho Power Company. In 1972, Herb was transferred from Shoshone to the Engineering Department in Twin Falls, Idaho. He retired after 37 and-a-half years of service.
Herbert is survived by his sweetheart of 71 years, Anna Laura Forbes of Twin Falls; three daughters, Kathy (Rod) Wiberg of Littleton, Colorado; Heidi Snyder of Jerome, Idaho; and Terri (Tom) Simmons of Chubbuck, Idaho; as well as one brother, Duane (Doris) Forbes of Paradise, California; 17 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
At Herb’s request there will be no public service. Arrangements are under the direction of Trent Stimpson and staff at White Mortuary, Chapel by the Park, Twin Falls.