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Information for Gladys N. Baltazor Jerome

16 February, 1913 - 9 September, 1992

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

September, 1992
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Gladys Jerome

    Gladys N. Jerome, 79, of Boise, a former Nampa resident, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1992, at a Boise hospital.  Vigil services will be celebrated at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:30 p.m. Friday at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Nampa, by the Rev. Father Paul Mathews, S.M.  Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Nampa.
    Mrs. Jerome was born Feb. 16, 1913, at Nampa, a daughter of Walter L. and Ora Belle Lynn Baltazor.  She grew up and attended schools here and graduated from Nampa High School in 1931.  She attended a beauty college and became a licensed beautician, then owned and operated a beauty shop in Melba for several years.  She married Dwight W. Jerome Aug. 28, 1939, in Nampa and they made their home in Kuna until moving to Nampa in 1962.  She worked for the J.R. Simplot Food Processing facility in Caldwell from the mid-'50s until she retired in 1976.  Mr. Jerome died Oct. 22, 1972.  She remained a Nampa resident until moving to the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Boise two years ago.
    She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church and a past president of the Legion of Mary at St. Paul's Church.
    Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Loren K. and Sharon Jerome of Nampa; a daughter, Verna Heath-Balls and her husband, Keith, of Boise; two sisters, Violet Mason and Mildred Leslie, both of Nampa, a granddaughter, JoAnn C. Jerome of Nampa; and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.
    Memorials may be made to the Coronary Care Unit of St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, 83706; to the Idaho Diabetes Association, 1528 Vista Ave., Boise, 83705; or flowers may be sent.
    Friends may call until 9 p.m. today, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and until 2 p.m. Friday at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.

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