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Information for Leta P. Stephens Fountain

8 February, 1910 - 3 February, 1991

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

February, 1991

Contributed by Carrie Jolley


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Leta Fountain

     Leta P. Fountain, 80, of Caldwell, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 1991, at her home of natural causes. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Pastor Kenneth Pitts of the Friends Church, Greenleaf, will officiate. Burial will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
     Mrs. Fountain was born Feb. 8, 1910, at Ering, Mo., a daughter of Mark A. and Carrie Willows Stephens. She was reared and educated in Missouri. She married Olen H. Fountain June 1, 1930, at LaGrange, Mo. The couple farmed in Lewis County, Mo., until moving to Caldwell in 1947. She had worked for Glen L. Evans Fish Fly, Simplot and Crookhams.
     She enjoyed embroidery, quilting all kinds of handiwork and had a marvelous sense of humor.  Leta was thoughtful, caring and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, always putting everyone before herself.
     She is survived by her husband, Ilen of Caldwell; a son, Don Fountain of Caldwell; a daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Bob Dines of Caldwell; a brother, Roy Stephens of LaGrange; a grand-daughter, Dawn Renae Bilbrey of Caldwell; two grandsons, Scott Fountain in Arizona and Rod Dines at the University of Idaho in Moscow; a great-grandson, Josh Bilbrey of Caldwell; several nieces and nephews; a foster son and his family, Lonnie and Doris Michel of New Meadows, Neil and Patsy Michel and Tammy and Doug Dasy, all of New Meadows, and Phil and Linda Michel, Diane and Toney Hollis and Cathy Williams all of Boise.
     She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and a grandson.




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