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Information for Jean McLaughlin Talbot
18 July 1905 - 22 November 1986
From The Idaho Daily Statesman
Tuesday, 25 November 1986 - Page 2C
Contributed by Dan Fowler

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Jean Talbot

     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 traveling.
    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., Boise 83712.
    Friends may call today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel in Caldwell.

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