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Information for Miriam N. Passmore McCracken
18 April, 1925 13 October, 1986
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
October, 1986

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Miriam McCracken

    Services for Miriam Nan McCracken, 61, of Middleton, who died Monday, Oct. 13, at home of natural causes, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Middleton United Methodist Church.
    The Rev. Mark Johnson will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Middleton Cemetery, under the direction of the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell,
    Mrs. McCracken was born April 18, 1925, to Charles and Harriett Roselle Passmore at Wayne, Kan., and she was reared and educated in that area.  She moved to the Belleville, Kan., area, where she worked for the Bell Telephone Co. as office manager.
    She married Wendell McCracken Jan. 24, 1944, at Belleville.  They lived there until October 1947, when they moved to Middleton. In 1955, they moved to the Idaho Falls area, where she worked as a hostess at the Flamingo Restaurant.  They moved to Caldwell in 1964 and to the Middleton area in 1965.  She worked at the J.R. Simplot Co. for several years.
    She enjoyed reading, oil painting, traveling, cooking, pets and people.  She was a member of the Middleton United Methodist Church and VFW Auxiliary Caldwell Post No. 3886.  She had served as a cub scout den mother, was involved in the PTA, and belonged to a Bible study group.
    She is survived by her husband of Middleton; a son, Charles McCracken of Pocatello; two daughters, Gerry Denman of Boise and Wendy Miller of Nampa; a brother, Clyde Passmore of Idaho Falls; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by a brother.
    Memorials may he made to the Middleton United Methodist Church building fund; or to the Mountain States Tumor Institute, 151 E. Bannock, Boise.
    Friends may call at the Caldwell Flahiff chapel today from 2 to 8 p.m.

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