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
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
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.
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.