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Information for Beulah M. Riggs Roush Lownsdale

15 July, 1907 27 November, 1983

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Beulah Lownsdale

    Services for Beulah M. Lownsdale, 76, of 227 Owyhee Ave., Nampa, who died Sunday, Nov. 27, in a Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa, with Dr. John W. Wallace, pastor of the Nampa United Presbyterian Church, officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    She was born July 15, 1907, at Ashland, Neb. In 1918, she moved with her family to Nampa where she was reared and educated.  She was married to Robert P. Lownsdale on March 15, 1953, at Nampa where they made their home.  He died in April of 1973.  She worked at Western Union for many years, retiring in 1963.  She was a member of the Nampa Elks Ladies 1389, the Nampa Chapter 30, Order of Eastern Star, and the Nampa Woman's Century Club.
    She is survived by one daughter, Mr. Eldon (Marva Dene) Smith, Nampa; one step-daughter, Jeanne Nelson, Sunnyside, Wash.; one step-son, Bob Lownsdale, Newbury Park, Calif.; three brothers, Jesse Riggs, Stockton, Calif., Glenn Riggs, Mountain Home, and Dwight Riggs, Arcadia, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents and five brothers.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Memorials may be made to the Idaho Lung Association, Inc., 2621 Camas Street, Boise, 83705 or flowers may be sent.


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