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Information for Marcelle Ball Smart Karpus

7 March, 1906 - 30 December, 1984

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

Wednesday,2 January 1985
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Marcelle Karpus

    Services for Marcelle B. Karpus, 78, Nampa, who died Sunday, Dec. 30 at her home, will be conducted at 2 p m. Thursday at the Canyon Chapel, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 143 Central Canyon, Nampa.
    Bishop Roger Kotter of the Nampa Eighth Ward will officiate.  Interment will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Mrs. Karpus was born on March 7, 1906 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Isaac and Rachel Ball.  She was reared and educated in Salt Lake City.  She moved with her family to California.  She married Ray Karpus on Oct. 13, 1936 in Berkely, Calif.  Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake City Temple.  They lived in California until 1972 when they moved to Nampa.
    She was an active member of the Nampa Eighth Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in the Primary, Relief Society and Mutual while living in California.
    She is survived by her husband, Ray Karpus, Nampa: two daughters, Mrs. Fred ( Beverly) Breneman, Nampa, and Mrs. Paul (Barbara) ) Gordet of Pleasant Hill, Calif.; one brother, Russell Ball, Provo, Utah; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one grandchild.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel Wednesday from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and at the Canyon Chapel from 1 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Mercy Medical Center Hospice Program, 1412 12th Ave. Road, Nampa, 83651, or flowers may be sent.

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