Ida E. McKowen,
87, of Nampa, died Sunday,
June 24, 1990, at the
hospital. The rosary
will be recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at
Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa. Graveside
services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 28, at
Mount Calvary Cemetery,
The Rev. Merle J.
Fisher, S.M., of St. Paul's Catholic Church
Miss McKowen was born Aug. 12, 1902, at
Wamego, Kan., a daughter of William H. and Emma E.
Pinnick McKowen. She
grew up and was educated in
Kansas. She moved to
Alliance, Neb., in 1941 where she lived with the
Francis Todd family and cared for the Todd children.
She later worked as
a CSA technician at St. Joseph Hospital.
She came to Nampa
in 1948 to again join the Todd family and went to work at Mercy Hospital
in the same job until she retired.
She continued to
live with the Todd family for several years until entering a
She was a member of M. Paul's Catholic Church.
four nieces, Harriett Phillips of Moscow,
Idaho, Bernadine Wolf of
Grass Valley, Ariz., Velma Wilson and Mary Turner, both of Wamego, Kan., and a
nephew, Carl Mensch of Denver, Colo.
She was preceded
in death her parents and three sisters.
Memorials may be
made to Paul's Catholic Church or flowers may be sent.
Friends may call
until 9 a.m. today, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at
Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, and may meet at the cemetery
for services on Thursday.