Services for Violet Nelson, 90, of 1108 13th Ave. S., Nampa,
who died Monday, July 25, in a Nampa nursing home, will be
conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Nampa, with Bishop Kenneth Ashcraft of the Nampa Sixth Ward
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officiating.
Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
She was born Dec. 4, 1892, at Escalante, Utah, where she was
reared and educated. She married David Rulon Nelson in
1911 at the Salt Lake City, Utah L.D.S. Temple. They
made their home in Driggs, Idaho, for a number of years.
In 1926, they moved to Nampa to make their home. Mr.
Nelson died in January of 1972. She had been a very
active member of the L.D.S. Church. She served as
relief society president, was active in the MIA program and
she and her husband served a mission at McDermitt, Nev.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Floyd (Marcelle)
Johnson, Fruitland, and Mrs. Ray (Rhea) Rackley, Lake
Oswego, Ore.; one sister, Mrs. Maud Taylor, Rexburg; four
grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one
She also was
preceded in death by five sisters.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel until 9