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Information for Mary J. Hess Giefer

20 July, 1890 - 6 January, 1983

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

January, 1983
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Mary Giefer

    Rosary for Mary J. Giefer, 92, 2814 S. Indiana Ave., Caldwell, who died Thursday, Jan. 6, a t a Caldwell nursing home, will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday a t St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caldwell, by the Rev. John W. Morgan.  Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    She was born July 20, 1890, a t North Washington, Iowa, to Joseph and Mary Hess and was reared and educated there. She married William P. Giefer Nov. 20, 1912, at North Washington. They farmed near Hospers, Iowa, for many years until they moved to Sioux City, Iowa, in 1940. In 1957, they moved to Caldwell. Mr. Giefer died in March of 1965 and she has since resided at Caldwell. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caldwell.
    She is survived by three daughters, Rita Staab, Dawson, Minn., Frances Eyler of Caldwell, and Joan Hintz of Tinley, Park, Ill.; 16 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by a son, two daughters, four brothers and two sisters.
    Friends may call at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 until 8 p.m.
    Memorials may be given to a favorite charity.

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