Shellie Dawn Herbst

                    September 17, 2009

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IDAHO FALLS, ID -- Shellie Dawn Cordingley Herbst, 49, of Idaho Falls, passed away September 17, 2009, after an eight-year battle with cancer, living six years longer than expected.

She was born November 15, 1959 in Ashton, to Guy Delane Cordingley and Connie Rae Robinson Cordingley. She grew up and attended schools in the Ashton area.

On May 18, 1996, she married John Dale Herbst in Idaho Falls. Together they raised two daughters, Laci and Magan. Shellie was a stay-at-home mom.

She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She held many callings, including Relief Society secretary and Young Women’s secretary. Shellie enjoyed softball, volleyball, and basketball. She liked sports and any outdoor activities. She loved spending time with her family and friends.

Shellie is survived by her husband John, and daughters Laci and Magan, all of Idaho Falls, her parents, Delane and Connie Cordingley of Ashton, ID, brother Shane (Kim) Cordingley of Layton, UT, and brother Kurt (Heather) Cordingley of Ashton, ID. She was preceded in death by her Cordingley grandparents and her Robinson grandparents.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at the St. Leon LDS Ward Building (6925 North 15 East) with Bishop D.J. Teigart officiating. The family will visit with friends Monday evening from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. and from 10 - 10:45 a.m. prior to services, both at the church. Burial will be in the Ashton-Pineview Cemetery under the direction of Wood Funeral Home.


Condolences received online:

Pat Jacobi
Dear John and family, I am so saddened by the death of Shellie. She was a wonderful friend, mother, wife, I loved her as if she were my sister and I will always keep her in my heart. I will pray for you all and know that she is with Heavenly Father now where there is no pain.
Love, Pat Jacobi

Jackie and Weldon Richardson
Our heartfelt sympathy and love goes out to all of you.
Jackie and Weldon Richardson

Barbara (Nii) Kehoe-Rounds
I am so very sorry to hear about Shellie. Not only does your family and mine go way back, but Shellie worked at the daycare that I had my boys at many years ago, when they were babies and in preschool.(they are 24 and 26 now.) She was such a good person. My deepest sympathy to you and your girls.
Sincerely, Barbara Rounds, Jupiter, Florida

Mark F. Herbst
May You Rest in Peace.

TeAnna Drummer
John, Laci, and Magan,
I am so sorry for your loss. Shellie was a wonderful person who will be truly missed by everyone. My prayers and blessing are with you.
TeAnna Drummer

Dana Stephens
To John Herbst & Connie and Delane Cordingley:
Shellie was the best friend ever, she was a wonderful mom & wife. She was a special daughter, It was an honor to call her my friend. My prayers are with all her family, she will be in my heart always.
Love ya Shell

sherry stephens tew
To John, Magan, Laci and entire Cordingley family, On behalf of my family, we send our heartfelt condolences.What a dear and caring person Shellie was .Always concerned about how others were doing and their families. I will miss her. She was my sister's friend and even though we weren't close she became mine also. What a courageous and strong person Shellie was. I will never forget her. May she rest in peace.

I'm very sorry for your loss. Even thou I hadn’t seen her in years shellie was one of my best friends growing up. My heart is sadden and my prayers are with you. Always, Jess Smithies

Bert & Gaye Webster
To the family of:
Delane and Connie Cordingley
We were so sorry to hear about Shellie's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. May you have peace and comfort in the days ahead.
Sincerely, Bert and Gaye Webster

Michele Geier-Richards
John, Laci, and Megan,
My thoughts and prayers are with you. I love you and I want you to know how much I loved Shellie. She was such a wonderful friend and I am sorry I could not be there for you.

Craig and Theresa Kelsey
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our deepest prayers are with you at this very sad time.
Craig and Theresa Kelsey and Family


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Death: September 17, 2009

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Wood Funeral Home
Idaho Falls, ID