Mary E. Frans, 82, of Nampa, died Thursday, May 31, 1990, at
the Nampa hospital. Graveside services will be held at
11 a.m. Monday, June 4, at hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
Caldwell. The Rev. Donald J. Brown of the Star Friends
Church will officiate.
Mrs. Frans was born March 3, 1908, at Fay, Okla., a daughter
of Henry C. and Marie Woldridge Tomlinson. She grew up
and attended schools there. She married Elvin M. Frans
Dec. 22, 1929, at Watonga, Okla., and they made their home and
farmed in Oklahoma until moving to Nampa in February 1939.
They later moved to Melba and thereafter to California where
she was a licensed practical nurse at the Camarillo State
Hospital. She was divorced in 1961. She retired
and returned to Nampa in May 1971. She had worked at the Idaho
State School and Hospital for a time.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Marion Kale
and Donna Frans of Nampa; two sisters, Opal Siddons of
Redmond, Wash., and Martha Bouher of Watonga; four
grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and a
Friends may call from 1 to 9 p.m. today and from 9 to 10 a.m.
Monday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa and may meet at the
cemetery for services.