Information for Elizabeth Z. Wolfe Leeper

5 November, 1908 11 November, 1986

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

November, 1986
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Elizabeth Leeper

    Services for Elizabeth Z. "Lizzie" Leeper, 78, of Caldwell, who died Tuesday, Nov. 11, at home of natural causes, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    The Rev. Bill Free of the Caldwell Church of Christ will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Mrs. Leeper was born Nov. 5, 1908, at Dickerson, N.D. She attended schools there in North Dakota but had to quit school after the death of her mother to take care of other brothers and sisters.  Their family moved to the Belfry, Mont., area, where they lived until moving in 1939 to the Emmett-Ola area.  They moved to the Caldwell area in the early 1940s.
    She worked at several different packing sheds and for Swift in Caldwell.  Later she worked as a cook for the United States Forest Service until she retired due to poor health.
    She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, embroidering and was an excellent cook.
    She is survived by a son and a daughter-in-law, R.B. "Tony" and Frances Wolfe of Emmett; a daughter and son-in-law, Ethel and Lyle Cooper of Middleton; a brother, Nick Wolfe of Belfrey; a special friend, Calvin Turpin of Caldwell; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters and a grandson.
    Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 166 S. Cole Road, Boise 83709.
    Friends may call at the Caldwell Flahiff chapel Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon.


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