Information for Edna Lee Grice McVey
19 January, 1907 20 February, 1969
From the Idaho Statesman
26 February, 1969

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Mrs. Edna Lee McVey

    CALDWELL - Services for Mrs. Edna Lee McVey, 62, of 409 East Elm, Caldwell, who died Thursday at her home will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Flahiff Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Fr. William Wassmuth of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest.
    Mrs. McVey was born Jan. 19, 1907, at Boise where she was reared and attended school.  At the age of 19, she moved to Long Beach, Calif., and returned to Boise 10 years later to take care of her mother.  She was married to Jacob A. McVey, Oct. 8, 1938, at Weiser.  They lived in Boise for three years where he was a house mover and building contractor.  The family then moved to McCord Air Force Base, Tacoma, Wash. where Mr. McVey constructed barracks and she was employed in an airplane plant.
    In 1943 they moved to McCall where they owned and operated the Pine Ridge Cottages for two years.  They then moved back to Boise for two years, and then went to Caldwell in 1945 where Mr. McVey did house contracting.  Mr. McVey died Sept. 2, 1964, at Caldwell.
    Survivors include a son, Dale McVey, Cascade; four daughters, Mrs. Dorotha Seat, Lake View, Mich., Mrs. Helen Seiberg, Mrs. Betty Holton, and Mrs. Lynda Pratt, all of Caldwell; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a sister.


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