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Brian Reed Capell

November 24, 1958 — October 25, 2020

On Sunday, October 25, 2020 Brian Reed Capell, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle passed away at the age of 61.

Brian was born on November 24, 1958 in Downey, ID to Reed and Nola (Myers) Capell. He was brought home from the hospital on Thanksgiving Day which became a favorite family holiday. He was the third child of four. He grew up working hard on the farm and attended school in Arimo, ID graduating from Marsh Valley High School and later from Idaho State University with a degree in civil engineering.

He married the love of his life, Anna Mary Gazewood, on January 21, 1994 and together they had a blended family of four children. His proudest accomplishment was his family, he always put them first in his life.
The majority of Brian's career was spent working at the Union Pacific Fruit Express and Bannock Paving where he became a friend to many. Brian loved the adventures of life and traveling the Pacific Northwest with Anna. He had a passion for cooking, riding ATV's, rockhounding, camping, hunting, fishing, playing pinochle, he loved football (Go Steelers!), and most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Brian was preceded in death by his parents Reed and Nola Capell and two grandchildren, baby Michaelson and baby O'Lexey.

He is survived by his wife, Anna Mary Capell, his four children and 14 grandchildren, Ross (Nicole) Capell, Jimmy (Andolina) O'Lexey, Lindsey (Wade) Michaelson, and Lacy (Clinton) Nations. Sisters, Audrey Chandler, Janice Briscoe, and Brenda Capell. Several nieces, nephews, large extended family, and many friends.

A visitation will be held from 6-8 pm Thur., Oct. 29 at Wilks funeral home, 211 West Chubbuck Road, Chubbuck, Idaho. Masks are required for all services and viewings.

On Friday October 30th webcasting of the service will be availible online. Due to covid restrictions and limited seating family will reach out to specific individuals to attend the service in person. All others are encouraged to watch the service online and sign the online guest book for the family. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Fri., Oct. 30 at the Arimo LDS Church.

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Visitation

Thursday, October 29, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Mountain time)

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Funeral Service (Invitation only)

Friday, October 30, 2020

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

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Burial

Robin Cemetery

, Arimo, ID 83214

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