Information for Golda Marie Gaskins

24 September, 1903 - 22 December, 1992

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

December, 1992
Contributed by Eellitta Stone


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Golda Marie Gaskins

    Funeral services for Golda Marie Gaskins, 89, of Nampa, who died Monday, December 22, 1992, at a Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 30, 1992, at the Nampa First Church of the Nazarene. Rev. Robert Miller and Rev. Kenneth Ball, pastors of the church, will co-officiate. Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell. Services are under the direction of Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Golda M. Gaskins was born on September 24, 1903 in Withamsville, Ohio to Dennis and Pearl Fiscus Gaskins. She moved with her family to Yankton, South Dakota at the age of five where she attended school. She attended the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, S.D. where she graduated with a B.A. degree in 1926 and a M.A. degree in 1934. She also attended the University of Michigan. After her schooling she became a school teacher and completed a 40-year career. She also supervised the setting up of a school library at De Witt, Michigan. She retired in 1969 and moved to Nampa where she has since resided.
    She was a member of the Nampa First Church of the Nazarene, a past member of the Royal Neighbors of America, The Womanís Century Club in Nampa, the Adelphian, the National Retired Teacherís Association, and the Esther Carson Missionary Society.
    She is survived by a sister-in-law, Helen Gaskins of Nampa; a nephew and his wife, Robert and Betty Gaskins of Nampa; two nieces and their husbands, Connie and Bill Johnson of Meridian and Norma and Bud Horton of Boise; 11 grandnieces and nephews; 16 great grandnieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Russell Gaskins, and a nephew, William Gaskins.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel on Monday and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 8 a.m. to noon.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a family disabled childrenís fund, care of West One Bank, 1112 1st St. S., Nampa, Idaho 83651 or to the NFMS Missionary Fund, care of the Nampa First Church of the Nazarene, 600 15th Ave. S., Nampa, Idaho 83651.


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