CALDWELL: Jean McLaughlin Talbot, 81, of Caldwell, died
Saturday Nov. 22, 1986 at home of natural causes.
Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. today at Flahiff Funeral
Chapel of Caldwell. Mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, at St. Mary's
Catholic Church, Caldwell, with Father Koelsch as celebrant.
Burial will follow in Canyon Hill Cemetery, Caldwell.
Mrs. Talbot, a retired registered nurse, was born July 18,
1905, at Dumbarton, Dumbartonshire, Scotland, a daughter of
John and Jane McCallum Duncan. She attended Dumbarton Academy,
and later immigrated to Canada in August of 1922 with her
mother. She entered nurse's training at Whitby, Ontario,
Canada. She graduated as an RN in 1927, and did postgraduate
work at Bellville General Hospital in Ontario, Canada. She
married Dr. Hugh McLaughlin on June 1, 1930 at Toronto,
Canada. Later they moved to Boston before moving to Idaho in
1937. Dr. McLaughlin died in the service in 1943. After
raising eight children, she resumed her nursing career at the
Caldwell sanitarium. She also worked at Caldwell Memorial
Hospital for 20 years, and was nursing supervisor for the
obstetrics and maternity ward. she married Gerald Talbot on
Dec. 26, 1957, in Nevada. Mr. Talbot died in August of 1980.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caldwell;
Catholic Women's League; a volunteer for the American Red
Cross; and a member of the Idaho State Nurses Association. She
was also involved with the Lady Shriners.
Jean was proud to become a U.S. citizen in 1974. Her tender
spirit, old-country mannerisms and wit were qualities that
gained her the love and respect of many outside her immediate
family. She enjoyed camping, snowmobiling, reading and
Survivors include three sons,
Hugh, Kenneth, and Tony McLaughlin; four daughters, June
Monson, Grace Koga, Mary Kruger and Gina Lujack; a stepson,
Afton Talbot: a stepdaughter, Clarice Stultz; 33
grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces
and nephews. Five brothers, two sisters, a son and a grandson
also died earlier.
Memorials may be made
to St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caldwell; or to the Mountain
States Tumor Institute Hospice Program, 151 E. Bannock St.,
Friends may call today from
11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel in Caldwell.