Luster, 84, of Nampa, died on Monday, Nov.
18, 1996, at her home from natural causes.
services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20,
1996, at Hillcrest
Pastor Robert Cooke
of the Centennial Baptist
Church in Caldwell will officiate.
Friends and family
are asked to meet at the cemetery.
Services are under
the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Luster was born on March 10, 1912, at Meeker,
Oklahoma, the daughter of Arthur and
Ila Maness. She was
reared and educated in
She married Reed Von
Luster on Sept. 11, 1932, at Rossville. OK.
They moved to Idaho in 1935.
Sylvia was a
warm, caring, loving mother, grandmother and sister.
Everyone who was
fortunate to know her was immediately drawn to her for her
wonderful sense of humor and her gracious hospitality.
Sylvia dearly loved
to play dominoes and pinochle and was a dynamic competitor.
She was a great cook
and anyone who ever sat at her table never went away hungry.
We'll all especially
miss her cookies, which she made with love and seemed to be
magically always available.
survived by four daughters, Betty Jensen and her husband,
Hap, Caldwell, Helen Grove, Nampa, Carol Johnson and her
husband, Terry, Caldwell, and Kathryn Marlene Jepko and her
husband, Joseph of Nampa; 9 grandchildren, 14
great-grandchildren; 2 devoted sisters, Ida Nelson, Nampa,
and Mary Beulah Reay, Horseshoe Bend, ID.
She was preceded in
death by her husband, Reed; several brothers and sisters, a
grandson, Joey and a son-in-law, John Grove.
heartfelt thank you for the tender, loving care given to her
by Irish Aune, her private nurse and special friend; staff
of XL Hospice, especially, Terri Combs and Nicole Spencer,
and to Dr. Jonathan Chu, her devoted doctor and friend.
We would like to
thank Marlene, our sister, for all the sacrifices she made
for our mom during her illness.
Words can't express
how much she gave. Indeed,
we love her for that.
Friends and family may call at the Alsip Funeral
Chapel today until 9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to
family suggests memorial contributions to XL Hospice,
25 Wall St., Nampa 83651.