Information for Sarah Elizabeth Hoagland McDonald
14 September, 1914 2 July, 1993
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
July, 1993

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Sarah McDonald

    Sarah Elizabeth McDonald, 79, of Nampa, died Friday, July 2, 1993, at the Nampa hospital.  Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 10, 1993, at the Nampa 6th Ward Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 143 C. Canyon St.  Bishop Rick Chandler will officiate.  Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.  Services are under the direction of Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Elizabeth McDonald was born Sept. 14, 1913, in Emmett, Idaho, to James T. and Mary Hoagland. In 1917 she moved with her family to Salt Lake City, Utah, where she was reared and graduated from the LDS High School.  Following high school, she attended the LDS Business College.  She married F. Glen McDonald on May 4, 1933, in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple.  In 1940 they moved to Nampa where they made their home.  Elizabeth was a sports enthusiast who enjoyed attending her sons and grandchildren's sporting events.  She was a super scouter being a den mother and helping her four sons receive their Eagle Scout awards.  Elizabeth was able to be at home with her sons while keeping the books for her husband's beauty shop.  Her compassion was evidenced by the care she gave, in her own home, to her mother and father for 20 years, and for the last 13 years of care to her husband, Glen.  She had great interest in the welfare of all her grandchildren and loved to be with them as much as possible.  Helping her children and her grandchildren attain an education was an integral part of Elizabeth's life.  Her love of people was evidenced by the many visitors she received in her home. S he was active in many organizations of the LDS church including Scouting, M.I.A., and the Relief Society.  Elizabeth delighted in quilting and knitting, making hundreds of items for her friends and family.  She was a wonderful mother and grandmother and her Family will miss her dry wit and her talent for listening.
    Elizabeth is survived by her husband, Glen; two brothers, Jim Hoagland of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Bud Hoagland of Hope, Idaho; two sisters, Vera Allen of Orem, Utah, and Irene Brown of Phoenix, Arizona; four sons and daughters-in-law, Jay and Darla of Lancaster, California, Kim and Dianne of Laughlin, Nevada, Brent and Nancy of Nampa, and Scott and Nanette of Pocatello; 21 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.
    The family suggests memorials to the Nampa Stake Missionary Fund, 1500 Smith Ave., Nampa 83651; or flowers may be sent.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel on Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  The family will greet friends at the Alsip Chapel on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.


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