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Son of John Sacks

Obituary of Son of John Sacks. The child that drowned in the irrigation ditch Tuesday (June 29) was the three year old son of John Sacks, who was working for Thomas Gess on his ranch just below town. After the child was missed a prompt search was instituted and when the water was turned off from the ditch the body was found about a mile below the house.

Idaho Statesman, July 1, 1897.

Charles E. Share

Obituary of Charles E. Share. A well known pioneer, Charles E. Share, died at Nampa last Friday at the age of 82 years. He was a pioneer stage driver for the Wells Fargo company, and had a route between Silver City and Boise, starting in 1874. Mr. Share and his wife opened a stage station on Reynolds Creek, which they conducted for nearly 35 years. In 1874 he married Miss Ida Dryden, a niece of Dr. Reynolds. The funeral of Mr. Share was held at Nampa last Sunday, and was largely attended. Dr. Reynolds was present from here.

Meridian Times (Meridian, Idaho), February 23, 1917.

Maria Euphresia Daniels Simonds

Mrs. Marie Simonds died at her home, 2011 North Thirteenth Street, Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock from apoplexy. She had been down town in the forenoon doing some shopping, and arrived home with some purchases at about 11 o'clock, an at once complained of not feeling well. After preparing the noon-day meal fro her husband, she retired on the couch and soon became unconscious. A physician was immediately called, but nothing could be done. She was 69 years of age, and besides her husband, George J. Simonds, she leaves four daughters and one son: Mrs. John Sullivan of Seattle, Washington; Mrs. Maggie Daly of Rigby, Idaho; Owen R. of Lamont Siding, Idaho; Miss Lillian M. and Miss Winona Simonds, both of Salt Lake, Utah. The body is being held at the Fry, Summers & Krebs parlors until relatives are heard from.

Idaho Statesman, August 24, 1919, p. 5, col. 3.

Funeral Notice. SIMONDS---Services for Mrs. Marie Simonds will be held Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Latter-day Saints church. Bishop William H. Edgley will conduct the funeral. Burial at Morris Hill. Funeral by auto.

Idaho Statesman, August 26, 1919, p. 5, col. 2.

Mrs. Len Sing

SING - Mrs. Len Sing died yesterday morning. The funeral, which will be held by the Chinese, will occur this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the undertaking parlors of Schreiber & Brennan.

Idaho Daily Statesman, December 24, 1905.

Note: It is not known for positive that this burial is in Morris Hill, but the cemetery contains a large Chinese section. Often the Chinese were buried in a shallow grave until only the bones were remaining. These bones would then be returned to the homeland for final burial.

Eldon William "Dick" Smith

Services for E. W. "Dick" Smith, 59, of 3102 Catalina Drive, who died of natural causes Tuesday at a Boise hospital will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday in Rexburg and at 10:00 a.m. Saturday in Boise. Interment will be in the Morris Hill Cemetery. He was born March 26, 1920, at Rexburg where he was reared and educated. He graduated from Ricks College. He served in the U.S. Army for three years during WWII; . . . He and his father pioneered much of the bench area adjacent to Rexburg. He was a state senator for five terms. He was married to Helen Hillman of Rexburg. He married Marylyn Black Pope on December 17, 1977, at Tahoe, Nevada. He was a member of the LDS Church, served a mission to Canada and was a member of the Rexburg High Council. Surviving are his wife of Boise, a son, Richard Fred Smith of Rexburg, four daughters, Mrs. Robert (Kristine) Hosac and Mrs. David (Debbie) Cleverly of Boise, Mrs. J. D. (Michele) Graham of Rexburg and Mrs. Perry (Karen) Hawkins of Idaho Falls.

The Idaho Statesman, November 15, 1979, p. 2B.

George Clarence Smith

Funeral notice of George Clarence Smith. Funeral services for George C. Smith, who died in Boise Thursday, will be conducted at the Schreiber & McCann chapel Sunday aftertoon at 3:30. The Rev. William Crosby Ross will officiate. Burial will be in Morris Hill Cemetery.

Idaho Statesman, October 13, 1935, p. 6.

Mary E. Smith

SMITH - The funeral of Mrs. Mary E. Smith will take place this afternoon at 2"30 o'clock from the home of her mother, Mrs. J. D. Daly, 415 Main. Interment will be in Morris Hill Cemetery.

Idaho Daily Statesman, April 27, 1909.

Mrs. Orville Stark

Funeral of Mrs. Orville Stark. While her two babies lay sleeping in an adjoining room, Mrs. Orville Stark, 26 years old, of 2706 West Jefferson street, Boise, committed suicide by a shot from a revolver. Despondency, cause of poor health, is said to have been the cause. An inquest held Monday morning by Coroner McBratney, resulted in a verdict that she came to her death by a self-inflicted sunshot wound. Mrs. Stark was the wife of Orville Stark, brother of the Stark brothers of Meridian. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the First Christian church in Boise and burial was at Morris Hill. Deceased leaves two small children.

Meridian News Times (Meridian, Idaho), October 7, 1927.

Infant Stephens

The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam I. Stephens, living near Kuna, was buried in the Meridian cemetery last Thursday.

Meridian Times, March 30, 1917.

Mrs. Helen Sullivan

SULLIVAN - The funeral of the late Mrs. Helen Sullivan, wife of Joseph Sullivan, was held from the family home at 1317 Bannock street at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon, and was largely attended by friends of the deceased. The services were conducted by Dr. R. A. McKinley and burial was in Morris Hill cemetery.

Idaho Daily Statesman, July 27, 1905.

Rayburn J. Suter

Obituary. Rayburn J. Suter. CALDWELL.---Rayburn J. Suter, 56, Parma Route 1, died this morning in a Caldwell hostipal. He was born Aug. 21, 1909, at Fairmont, Mo. Services are pending at Peckham-Dakan-Davis Chapel.

Idaho Free Press (Nampa, Idaho), August 23, 1965, p. 2.

Infant Thompson

The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Thompson of Boise died in Baker City on Wednesday, February 1. The funeral took place yesterday afternoon from the residence of Hartley Roberts, 437 South Ninth Street, Dr. I. F. Roach officiating. Interment was in the Masonic cemetery.

Idaho Statesman, February 5, 1905.

Fred Thurman

Death of Fred Thurman. MERIDIAN, Feb 8.---Fred Thurman, who underwent an operation for appendicitis on Saturday, died this afternoon. Deceased was about 30 years of age, and was very well known in the Boise valley, having been raised in this section.

Idaho Statesman, February 9, 1905.

MERIDIAN, Feb. 10.---One of the largest funerals ever held in this city was that of Fred Thurman, who died last Wednesday evening and was buried today in the Odd Fellows' cemetery east of town. Mr. Thurman leaves a wife and four small children, the youngest a babe of scarce three months, to mourn his death.

Idaho Statesman, February 11, 1905.

Virginia Moran Timmel

Mrs Virgina Moran Timmel died Saturday morning at the family home. 1622 west Franklin street at the age of 67 years. Mrs Timmel had been a resident of Boise for 23 years. She is survived by five sons and two daughters,Earl Timmel of Boise, Fred of Oakland California, Ronald of Marsyville California, William of American Lake Washington and Winfred of Seattle Washington.The daughters Mrs Margaret Klien and Miss Blanche Timmel of Boise. The Funeral will be held Monday Morning at 10:00 am at Summers and Krebs Chapel. The Rev. A.F. Colver will officate and burial will be in Morris Hill Cemetary.

Idaho Statesman (Boise, Idaho), Sunday, July 23, 1927.

Information provided by Jack Timmel

Family Information:

William Timmel, Born June 12, 1847 in Zanesville Ohio, Father: Ferdinand G. Timmel, Mother: Anna M. Rinehart. Married Mahala Virginia Moran Oct. 16, 1884 in Upshur County West Virgina. Mahala Virgina Moran was born Sept 18, 1860 In Upshur county West Virginia. Father: Patrick Moran, Mother: C Samantha.

Children born to William and Virginia:

Earl Timmel Born Oct. 6, 1886 in Township of Western Nebraska. Died Oct. 1969, Boise Idaho Morris Hill Cemetary
Winfred Frank Timmel Born Feb. 24, 1894 Fairbury Nebraska, Died May 1975
Fred Timmel Born in 1888 Fairbury Nebraska, Died 1968
Roland Timmel No other information
Dillon Timmel Born abt 1892 Fairbury Nebraska
Blanch Timmel Born Feb. 1896 Fairbury Nebraska, Died in 1980 somewhere in California
Margaret Timmel no other information

William Timmel

William Timmel died Tuesday evening at the home of his son, Earl C. Timmel, 1316 N. 11th Street, at the age of 80 years. Mr Timmel has been a resident of Boise for 25 years.He is survived by seven children, Earl C. of Boise, Fred of Oakland, Roland of Marysville Calif., Dillon of American Lake, Washington; Winford Timmel of Seattle, Miss Blanch Timmel and Mrs Lawrence Klien of Boise. The body is at Summers and Krebs Chapel and the funeral arrangements will be announced later.

Idaho Statesman (Boise, Idaho), Thursday, Feb.2, 1928.

The funeral of William Timmel Friday at 2 o'clock at Summers and Krebs Chapel. The Rev. W.W. Van Dusen will officiate and burial will be in Morris Hill Cemetery.

Idaho Statesman (Boise, Idaho), Friday, Feb. 3, 1928.

Information provided by Jack Timmel


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