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,
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
They lived in
until 1972 when they moved to
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.
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.
was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one
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.
83651, or flowers may be sent.