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Information for Regina Echevarria Bastida

7 September, 1898 - 20 February, 1991
from the Idaho Press - Tribune,
dated February, 1991

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Regina Bastida

     Regina Bastida, 92, of Nampa, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 1991, at her home. Vigil services will be celebrated at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Nampa.  The Rev. Father Juan Carranco, S.M., will be the celebrant.  Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Nampa.
     Mrs. Bastida was born Sept. 7, 1898, at Ondarroa, Viscaya, Espana, a daughter of Santiago and Thomasa Badiola Echevarria.  She was raised and attended schools there.  She came to the United States in 1920, settling in Boise.  She married Juan Bastida Jan. 29, 1921, in Boise where they made their home.  They were engaged in the Sheep business and she frequently cooked in sheep camps for several years.  They moved to Nampa in 1935 and operated a Basque boarding house, the Modern Hotel.  They retired in 1947 and made a trip back to Spain to visit and were there for a few months.  They returned to Nampa where she has since resided.  Mr. Bastida died June 30, 1959.
     She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church and of La Organization Independente Sociale.
     Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Flora Jayo of Boise, Alice and Bob Tullis of Boise, and Blanche and Max Swindell of Nampa; a brother, Doroteo Echevarria of Ondarroa, Spain; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
     She was also preceded in death by her parents, a granddaughter, three sisters and two brothers.

     Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1528 Vista Ave., Boise, 83705; to the Hospice Service in care of Mercy Medical Center, Nampa; or flowers may be sent.


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