Charlotte G. Norquist, 78, of Nampa, died Friday, Jan. 31,
1992, at a Boise hospital. Graveside services will be
held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Hillcrest Memorial
Gardens, Caldwell, with the Rev. Father Milt Holmes of Grace
Episcopal Church, Nampa, officiating. Services are
under the direction of Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel,
Mrs. Norquist was born Aug.
14, 1913, in Nampa to Fred G. and Lola F. Miller Michener.
She grew up and attended Nampa schools, graduating from
Nampa High School in 1931. She then attended Link's
Business College in Boise. Thereafter, she worked for the
Caldwell News-Tribune as a re-porter and in the
press room. She Married Wm. C. Norquist Nov. 29, 1941,
in Boise. Mr. Norquist was in the Army Air Corps, and
when the Pearl Harbor attack came eight days later, he was
sent to the Aleutian Islands. He later served in
England and after Normandy served in France and Germany.
They lived at several different duty stations to which he
was attached. He retired in December 1959, and they
returned to Nampa. He died July 7,1990.
Charlotte was a member of the Episcopal Church. She
and Bill were both members of the Idaho Archaeological
Society and each had devoted 20 years of volunteer service
to that organization. She won centennial recognition
for meritorious service in 1991.
Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Maxwell B.
and Teri Norquist of Caldwell; a brother, Ben F. Michener of
Nampa; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her