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Information for Hattie Amanda Schmidt Higginson

16 February, 1905 - 17 July, 1978

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

July, 1978
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Hattie A. Higginson

    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 years.
    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.

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