Memorial funeral services
for Hattie A. Higginson, 73, 1423 11th Ave. S., Nampa, who
died Monday in a Tulare, Calif., hospital as a result of
injuries sustained in an automobile accident, will be
conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa,
with the Rev. Wesley Johanson, Nampa Lutheran Brethren Church,
officiating, assisted by Bishop James H. Kotter, Nampa Eighth
Ward Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Interment
will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
She was born Feb. 16, 1905, at Ceresco, Neb., where she
was reared and educted. She attended Wesleyan College in
Lincoln, Neb., and graduated from Lincoln Business College.
She moved to Idaho in 1943. She married Milo Higginson Dec.
24, 1943, at Lava Hot Springs, where they resided for two
In 1945 they moved to Nampa, where she worked as a
bookkeeper for Amalgamated Sugar Company for several years.
In 1953 they moved to Kennewick, Wash., where she worked as a
bookkeeper for Kennewick General Hospital for 11 years. They
returned to Nampa in 1976.
She was a member of the Nampa Lutheran Brethren Church and
the Royal Neighbors of America.
She is survived by her husband, Nampa; two daughters,
Dorothy Turner, Denver, Colo; and Carol Pollock, San Antonio,
Texas; three brothers, Fred Schmidt, Powell, Wyo., Sigfried
Schmidt, Lincoln, Neb., and Paul Schmidt, Kuna; a sister, Mrs.
Claude (Anna) Campbell, Nampa; an aunt in Germany; and 11
grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a
brother and a sister.