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Information for Mary Justine Bercier Schrimpster

5 March, 1901 - 28 January, 1964

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

30 January, 1964

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Mary Schrimpster

       NAMPA Rosary for Mrs. Mary Justine Schrimpster, 62, 720 13th Ave. S., Nampa, who died Tuesday at a local hospital, will be recited at 8 p.m. Tomorrow at Shepherd Mortuary.  Requiem High Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul's Catholic Church, with the Rev. Fr. Edward McMonagle as celebrant.  Concluding services will be at Mount Calvary.
       Mrs. Schrimpster was born March 5, 1901, at Belcourt, N. D.  She attended school at Grand Forks, N. D., and also Haskell Institute at Lawrence, Kan., where she graduated in June 1925.  She taught school for two years at Shiprock, N. M.  She was married to Abraham Schrimpster on Nov. 1, 1925.  They moved to Pocatello in 1933, where they lived until moving to Nampa in June 1947, and had lived at Nampa since that time.
       She was a member of St. Paul's Legion of Mary, and the church's Altar Society and choir.
       Survivors include her husband, at home in Nampa; three daughters, Mrs. Rita Ann Guyer of Pocatello, Mrs. Lovella Florine McCuaig of Plattsburgh, N. Y., and Mrs. Elizabeth Jean Berger of  Easton, Pa.; two sisters, Mrs. Thomas Azure of Rolla, N. D., and Mrs. Mary J. Veverdure of Grand Forks, N. D.; and six grandchildren.


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