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KEARNS - Eva, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Kearns, died at the family home at Twentieth and Hazel streets, of membraneous croup yesterday morning and was buried in the afternoon at Morris Hill cemetery. Rev. I. F. Roach officiating at the funeral service.
Idaho Daily Statesman, July 18, 1905.
Card of Thanks for Mary Rachel Kindall. Card of Thanks - We wish to thank our many friends for their kindness during the sickness and death of our little daughter and granddaughter, Mary Rachel Kindall. Also for the beautiful flowers from Mrs. Sam Shook, Mrs. A. C. Laster, Mrs. Lulu McClure, Mrs. F. P. Garver, and F. O. Johnson. Signed: Mrs. Etta Kindall, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Kindall.
Meridian Times, June 1, 1917
Note: from the Idaho Death Index- KINDALL, RACHEL MERIDIAN Birth 07/10/1916 Death 05/24/1917 .
Death of Daughter of Guy E. King. Funeral services for La Neva King, the young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Guy E. King, who died quite suddenly Friday evening, were held from the Methodist church Sunday afternoon, at 2:30. Rev. Charles McCoard conducting the services. The circumstances surrounding the death of this little girl were pathetic as the child had been a cripple since a babe. Acute millitory tuberculosis is give by the physician as the cause of death. Had La Neva lived until the 18th of this month she would have been 6 years old. She was a sweet child and loved by everyone. As the only child, she was the idol of her parents, and they have the sympathy of the community in this their hour of grief.
Meridian Times (Meridian, Idaho), March 9, 1917.
Funeral services for Violet McClure, young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McClure, were held Friday afternoon at the M. E. Church. Although the weather was severe, there was a large gathering of people to show their respects to the departed, and to the bereaved family.
Meridian Times (Meridian, Idaho), March 16, 1917.
Joseph Kinney dies in Oakland - Word was received in Boise yesterday that Joseph Kinney, the well known citizen, had died in Oakland, Cal, Wednesday morning shortly before 11 o'clock. He and Mrs. Kinney had gone to California about six weeks ago for the benefit of his health. The immediate cause of his death was heart failure, superinduced by asthma. Mrs. Kinney will arrive in the city Sunday afternoon with the remains. No arrangements have as yet been made for the funeral. Mr. Kinney served with the Union army during the civil war as a teamster. He was discharged at Fort Laramie in 1866 and went to Silver Bow, Montana, where he mined for a short time. From Silver Bow he came to Boise in the same year and had been a resident of this city ever since. In 1878 he went into partnership with Lou Cryer. He moved to the northwest corner of Seventh and Main streets in 1892, and conducted a profitable business. Mr. Kinney was a director of the Intermountain Fair association and a valued member of the board. He built a splendid home on Warm Springs avenue some two years ago and owned some valuable real estate in Boise. Lengthy article.
Idaho Daily Statesman, February 10, 1905.
The funeral of Joseph Kinney, who died in Oakland, California, last Wednesday, will be held at St. John's Cathedral this morning at 10 o'clock. High mass will be celebrated by Bishop Clorieux. Interment will be in the Catholic Cemetery. Mrs. Kinney, who arrived with the body of her husband on Monday night said Mr. Kinney was stricken by an attack of heart trouble a week before his death. After being in a stupor for 30 hours, he rallied and was able to leave his bed and take exercise. A hemorrhage of the brain follwed and Mr. Kinney realized that his end was near. His only regret was that he could not return to Boise and say farewell to the many dear friends he left behind.
Idaho Daily Statesman, February 15, 1905.
A large number of pioneers and others attended the funeral services of the late Joseph Kinney at St. John's cathedral yesterday morning. The services were conducted by Bishop Glorieux, assisted by Fathers Fuchs and Golden. The pall bearers were James A. Pinney, Martin Curran, Steve Smith, Henry Fasbinder, Martin Lovery, Edgar Wilson, J. F. Loelsch, B. H. Coleman, Harry Parnell, and Robert Alkman. Interment was in a temporary vault at the Catholic Cemetery. A permanent vault will be provided later. The floral offerings were beautiful and included a magnificent wreath from the fair directors.
Idaho Daily Statesman, February 16, 1905.
Believed to have been suffering under a religious delusion, Mrs. May Langley, mother of five children and wife of H. M. Langley of Meridian, committed suicide Sunday noon at their Boise home on North 15th street, by drinking a six-ounce bottle of poison. She left three notes, one addressed to her husband, one to her mother, who lives neat the Franklin school, and one to the public. Lengthy article. Funeral services for Mrs. May Langley were held Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the McBratney funeral chapel. The Rev. W. W. Van Dusen officiated and interment was in Morris Hill cemetery.
Meridian News Times (Meridian, Idaho), November 18, 1927.
Lester L. Lewis
Obituary. Lester L. Lewis.CALDWELL.---Funeral services for Lester L. Lewis, 56, Wilder, superintndent of the Wilder School District, who died Wednesday at a Caldwell Hospital, will be announced by the Peckham-Dakan-Davis Chapel.
Idaho Free Press (Nampa, Idaho), July 22, 1965, p. 2.
Licklider - Mrs. Sarah Licklider died Monday afternoon about 4:30 o'clock at 1811 North Thirteenth street from cancer, aged 67 years. The funeral will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Nazarene church, Rev. Benjamin Valjean officiating. The remains will be interred in Morris Hill Cemetery.
Idaho Daily Statesman, February 21, 1905.
Mrs. Louise Liddiard died at a Boise hospital Saturday evening after a lingering illness, aged 50 years. She is survived by her husband, John Liddiard, and nine children-Florence, Ray, Eva, Ruth, Hester, Elmer, Kenneth, Marie and Preston, all living in this city except Ray, who is with his regiment in France. She leaves three sisters, Mrs. M. E. Simons of Boise, Mrs. Nora Shafer of Seattle and Mrs. C.R. Millis of Wyoming, and two brothers, Eugene A. and Lee Daniels of San Diego, California. She was a member of the L.D.S. church and was born in Wauship, Utah. The body was taken to the family home, 1717 North Twelfth street. No funeral arrangements have been made.
BURIAL: Morris Hill Cemetery Record, p. 273. Liddiard Louie C. J-038-3 bur 19 Feb 1918.
The Idaho Statesman, February 17, 1918, p. 5.
LUNDBY. Undertaker Williamson has returned from Silver City with the body of Peter D. Lundby, whose death occured there last September. The remains were brought to Boise for interment in Morris Hill cemetery.
Idaho Daily Statesman, July 8, 1905.
Naomi A. Lynn, 84, a longime resident of Boise, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997, in a Las Vegas, Nev., hospital following a long illness. Naomi moved to Las Vegas in April of this year to live with her daughter Joann. Naomi was born May 4, 1913, at Carey, Idaho, the third child of Lee & Margaret Abbott, and moved to Boise at age 5. She married Roy Smith in 1935 and moved to Ohio where they had two daughters. Naomi and her daughters moved back to Boise when Roy died in 1940. She remarried in 1943 to James Lynn and had another daughter. Naomi worked as a nurse at the Veterans Hospital, as well as Mercy and St. Alphonsus, but her real avocation ws her love of gardening. Her flower gardens and yards were works of art. Naomi is survived by three daughters, Barbara Rasmussen of Boise, Joann Griffith of Las Vegas, Nev. and Billie Peterson of Saratoga, Wyo. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by brothers, Norman and Ted Abbott; sister Hazel Johns; and half sister, Leona Coates. As per Naomi's request, no services will be held. She will be laid to rest beside her mother in Morris Hill Cemetery.
The Idaho Statesman, December 21, 1997.