Graveside services for Mrs. Louise E. Nystrom, 87, of Nampa,
who died Wednesday, June 22, 1994, at the Nampa Hospice
House, were conducted at 10:30 a.m. today, June 24, at the
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell. Rev. Glenn
Schafer of Nampa officiated. Services are under the
direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Louise E. Nystrom was born on July 21, 1906, in Grand Forks,
North Dakota, to Peter F. and Hulda Ulrech Werstlein.
She was reared and educated in North Dakota, graduating from
Grand Forks High School. She married Hardy Nystrom on
June 11, 1935, in Grand Forks. They moved to Salem,
OR, in 1947 and lived there until moving to Nampa in 1984.
Louise worked in her family grocery store as a young girl
and she also worked as a retail sales clerk for a short
time, but her real love was working as a homemaker for her
She was an active church
member all her life and most recently enjoyed attending the
Nampa College Church of the Nazarene.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and
Howard Thomas of Nampa and Josephine and Brad Sack of
Timonium, MD; a son, Richard S. Nystrom Sr. of Sherwood, OR;
nine grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and a
cousin, Eleanor Bodahl Lind of Nampa.