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Information for Eva Asp Peterson Aarland Kniefel

3 december, 1891 - 3 December, 1984

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

December, 1984
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Eva Kniefel

    Graveside services for Eva Kniefel, 93, of Caldwell, who died Monday, Dec. 3, in a Caldwell nursing home, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the Roswell Cemetery, Roswell.
    The Rev. William C. Wailes of the Sterry Memorial Church, Roswell, will officiate, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.  Memorial services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Sterry Memorial Church in Roswell.
    Mrs. Kniefel, a homemaker, was born Dec, 3, 1891, in Astoria, Ore., to Andrew and Maria Asp. She was reared and educated in Astoria and married Sigfried Peterson in 1911, in the Arena Valley, Wilder.  
    The couple made their home at Astoria until Mr. Peterson's death in 1919, when she returned to Wilder.  She married Lars Aarland in 1921, in the Arena Valley and he died in 1940. She married William H. Kniefel in 1950 in Caldwell, where she had since resided. Mr. Kniefel died in 1971.
    She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Beulah Chapter 75 in Wilder, of which she was past worthy matron.  She was also a member of the Arena Valley Grange and the Arena Valley Circle.
    She is survived by two sons, Edward Peterson and Lars Aarland, both of Caldwell; a stepson, Clarence Kniefel of Parma; two daughters, Mildred Hudson of Ventura, Calif., and Cecelia Smith of Jerome; two stepdaughters, Florence McNeel of Portland and Irene Roberts of Caldwell ; a sister, Hannah Johanson of Madras, Ore.: numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    Her parents, two brothers, a sister and a stepdaughter died earlier.
    Memorials may be made to the Sterry Memorial Church, Roswell, or to a favorite charity.
    Friends may call Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.

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