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Information for Mary Teresa Gabicagacoechea Larrinaga Kinne

21 May, 1927 - 4 January, 1993

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

January, 1993
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Mary Kinne

    Mary Teresa Kinne, 65, of Anchorage, Alaska, a former Treasure Valley resident, died Monday, Jan. 4, 1993, at her home in Anchorage.  Vigil services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  The Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Nampa.  Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
    Mary Teresa was born May 21, 1927, in Nampa, a daughter of Luis and Salu Gabicagacoechea Larrinaga, and grew up and attended schools in Nampa, graduating from Nampa High School in 1944.  She then attended nursing school at Mercy Hospital, graduating as a registered nurse in 1947.  She worked at Mercy Hospital and then for Dr. Frederick D. Koehne.  She married M.W. (Wallie) Kinne Sept. 18, 1950, in Nampa.  They moved to the Lewiston-Clarkston area and she worked for several years at St. Joseph's Hospital, Lewiston and later for the Tri-State Hospital in Clarkston.  They returned to the Boise-Meridian area in 1966 and she worked as a Public health nurse in Boise until retiring in 1983.  Wallie Kinne died April 25, 1976.  She lived in Meridian until 1987 when she moved to Anchorage for three years; then back to Nampa in 1990.  She moved back to Anchorage in June, 1992.
    Her greatest joys in life were her nursing skills and in later years her grandchildren.  
    Mrs. Kinne was a long-time member of the Euzkaldunak Organization in Boise and frequently chaperoned trips of the Oinkari Basque Dancers. She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church in Nampa and later of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Meridian.
    Survivors include one daughter  and son-in-law, Micaela Luis and Stephen Jones of Anchorage; her mother, Salu Larrinaga of Nampa; a brother, Louie Larrinaga of Boise; a grandson, Treyvlin Jones; a granddaughter, Nekane Jones, an aunt and uncle, Marie and Joaquin Arte of Nampa; one niece, Micaela Swanson and two nephews, Robert and John Larrinaga.
    She was also preceded in death by her father, Luis; three uncles, Joseph, Jeff and Edward Gabica; and one nephew, Thomas Larrinaga.
    Memorials may be made to the Euzkaldunak Organization, c/o Marguerite Larrinaga, 6741 N. Glencrest Way, Boise, 83703, or flowers may be sent.
    Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, and 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.

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