for Letha M. Martell, 73, of Caldwell,
who died Saturday, January 30, 1993, at a
hospital will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 3,
1993, at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Reverends James and
Tom Dougherty will officiate.
Burial will follow
at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
Mrs. Martell was
born February 27, 1919, at Star,
Idaho, a daughter of James and Laura
Niccols. She was
reared and educated in Star, graduating from Star High School.
She married Gust Martell on June 11, 1939, at
Idaho, and the couple lived on a farm near Star
until 1949 when they moved to the
community where they farmed.
Mr. Martell died in 1973 and Letha moved to
where she has since resided.
needlework and making afghans, traveling here in
was an active member of the Oregon Trail Church of God and
was involved in the Women's Missionary Society.
two sons, Robert Martell and Verlyn and his wife, Carolyn
Martell, all of Caldwell; two daughters, Violet and her
husband, Calvin Trapp of LaGrande, Oregon, and Esther
Martell of West Virginia; a brother, George Niccols of
Emmett; and a sister, Eva Wall of Parma; seven
grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces
She was also preceded in death by a son, Virgil Martell; two
sisters and two brothers.
suggests memorials be given to the American Heart
Association, 270 S. Orchard, Suite B, Boise, Idaho 83705; or
the Oregon Trail Church of God, Caldwell, Idaho.