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Information for Elma Dayley Henry

12 October, 1913 - 8 December, 1996

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

December, 1996
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Elma Henry

    Elma Dayley Henry, 83, of Nampa, died Sunday, December 8, 1996, after a short illness.  Vigil services will be held today, December 11, at 7 p.m. at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Thursday at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Nampa.
    Mrs. Henry was born in the village of Basin, Idaho, which was founded by her pioneer ancestors.  She attended school in Oakley, Idaho. She moved to Burley, Idaho, where she met and married John P. Henry in 1933.  She and her family moved to Nampa in 1941 and became members of St. Paul's parish.  She was very active in church functions and was a past president of the Catholic Daughters of America.  She was also a past president of the Idaho State Women's Bowling Association, and was elected, in 1977, to the Idaho Bowlers Hall of Fame.  She and her late husband John, were co-proprietors of the Nampa Bowling Center and the Gem Lanes in Nampa.  She later worked at the Nampa Senior Center and was a member of several local Bridge Clubs.  Her many friends, both young and old, recognized her as a very special lady.
    She is survived by two sons, Pat of Carmel, California, and Bernie of Duvall, Washington; a sister, Leona Jamison of Rupert, Idaho; a brother, Charles Dayley of Spokane, Washington; two grandchildren, Mark and Michael; and 2 great-grandchildren.
    Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today, at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.

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