Anita Martell Rumbaugh
17 September, 1947 - 29 June, 1995
From The Idaho
6 July, 1995
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Rumbaugh, 47, of Caldwell, died at home after a short bout
Memorial services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Friday
at the Oregon Trail Church of God, 20057 Old Highway 30,
Caldwell. Pastors Bill Shepherd and Don Hardenbrook will
officiate. Burial will be at the Greenleaf Cemetery. Services
are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Anita was born the first child of Jake R. and Vada N. Martell
of Greenleaf, on September 17, 1947. She attended the country
schools Franklin, Lone Tree, and Pleasant Ridge. She was
actively involved in Youth for Christ, drill team, choir, and
drama productions while attending Caldwell Junior and Senior
High Schools. She furthered her education at Warner Pacific
College in Portland and also earned a dental assisting degree.
On September 1, 1968, Anita married Melvin Rumbaugh in
Caldwell, where they made their home. Their daughter, Nichole,
was born on April 3, 1974. Anita spent most of her working
years as a secretary/office manager for Morrison Knudsen Co.
She was a Beta Sigma Phi Sorority member and her diverse
interests included Bridge, Scrabble, yard sales, auctions, and
being a professional model. An important part of her life was
her involvement in the Oregon Trail Church of God. Anita used
her God-given talents to benefit the church youth and music
She is survived by her husband, Mel; her daughter, Nichole;
parents, Jake and Vada Martell; grandmother, Marie Fulkerson
of Salmon; brother, Jim Martell and his wife, Sandra of
Greenleaf; a sister, Cheryl Hardy and her husband, Bruce of
Pendleton, Indiana; three nieces, Ashley Martell, Marly and
Abby Hardy; and a grand-nephew Ezekiel Martell. She was
preceded in death by her nephew, Jason B. Martell.
Friends may call at Dakan Funeral Chapel today from 5:00 to
8:00 p.m. as the viewing will be held.
The family suggests memorials to be made to the Oregon Trail
Church of God Youth or flowers may be sent.
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