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Information for Artenia M. Blakly Huffer

27 July, 1928 - 7 October, 1995

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

8 October, 1995
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Artenia Huffer

    Artenia M. Huffer, 67, of Caldwell, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 1995, in a Caldwell hospital of natural causes.  Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell with rites by Hermosa Chapter #32, Order of the Eastern Star, Caldwell.  Entombment will follow in the Building of Reverence at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Artie was born July 27, 1928, in Roswell, to George and Estella Blakley.  She attended the Roswell Grade School and graduated from Parma High School in 1946, the first graduation class after Roswell and Parma schools consolidated.  After graduation, she worked for Mountain Bell and later for Sears.
    She married Harry L. Huffer April 15, 1951, in Winnemucca, Nev. She was employed by Caxton Printers in Caldwell for 35 years, retiring in 1986.
    Artie was a member of Hermosa Chapter #32, Order of the Eastern Star in Caldwell and Iris Temple, Daughters of the Nile, Boise.
    Surviving are her husband, Harry L. "Jack" Huffer of Caldwell; a sister, Ellen E. Wood of Boise; three brothers, C.W. "Chick" Blakley and his wife, Frances, of Boise, Wilner Blakley of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Everett Blakley and his wife, Norma, of Denver, Colo.; and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Mac; and two brothers, George and David.
    Her family suggests that memorials be made to the Idaho Lung Association or to a favorite charity.
    Friends may call at Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday.

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