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Information for Irene N. Kincaid Cate Moberly
16 September, 1899 4 December, 1983
The Idaho Press-Tribune
December, 1983

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 Irene Moberly
    Irene Moberly Services for Irene N. Moberly, 84, of Middleton, who died Sun-day, Dec. 4, in a Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Middleton United Methodist Church. 
    The Rev. Charles Chase will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Middleton Cemetery, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Caldwell.
    She was born Sept. 16, 1899, at Boise, a daughter of Robert and Mary Kincaid.  She attended school at Eagle and the Weiser Institute. 
    She married Emmett L. Cate on Oct. 16, 1918, at Boise.  They made their home in Texas.  Mr. Cate died in Texas in 1926.  She returned to Idaho where she married Lonn Melvin Moberly in 1928 at Middleton.  He died in 1955.
    She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Middleton where she was active as a Sunday school superintendent and teacher, a choir member, and played the piano for many years.  She taught piano for many years.  She taught piano lessons until retiring in June of 1983.
    She was a member of the Grange 6, Middleton, and worked as treasurer and clerk for the Village of Middleton for 19 years.  She had also served as clerk for the school board for 2 1/2 years.
    She is survived by six sons, John W. Cate of Chehalis, Wash., Richard Cate of Middleton, Dr. William B. Cate of Bellevue, Wash., J. Howard Moberly of Anchorage, Alaska, Verle D. Moberly of Salt Lake City and Lewis Moberly of Payette: 22 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, two sisters and a granddaughter.
    Friends may call at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Caldwell Wednesday from 1 to 8 p.m.
    Memorials may be made to the Middleton United Methodist Church building fund.

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