Wyina Whitney Pfost, who lived all of her 90 years in Idaho
went to be with her Heavenly Father on May 31, 1994, at a
Nampa hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 10
a.m. on Monday, June 6, 1994, at Flahiff Funeral Chapel,
Caldwell, with Pastor Wayne Schuler of the Middleton First
Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow at the
Addie was born
August 22, 1903, at the family's Marble Front Ranch. Her proud
parents were H.M. and Dollie Whitney. She joined a
brother, Orville and a sister, Nellie. Next came her
brother, Walter who became her frog-hunting buddy. After
her brother George was born and when Addie was fifteen, her
sister, Florence was added to the family. Addie enjoyed
entertaining her little sister and taking her places.
She had fond memories of her school years at Marble Front.
Her favorite noontime game was keeping the ball away from the
boys with Ruth Fuller. She lovingly remembered her
teacher, Miss Bales.
Middleton High for 2 years. Then she and her best
friend, Emily McIntyre, rode the streetcar to Caldwell High.
She enjoyed playing basketball for both schools.
On November 12, 1930, Addie married Cecil Pfost at the Emmett
Methodist Church. They were married for 56 years. Their
son, Mel, was born at the Whitney ranch and their daughter,
Lanetta, was born at their home in Middleton. They lived
in Middleton for 22 years and then moved to Lansing Lane where
they had since resided.
Addie was a
member of the Middleton First Baptist Church. She
enjoyed the fellowship of her church family. She will be
missed not only by her family who loved her dearly, but also
by all of her cherished friends whom she loved.
Addle is survived by Mel and his dear wife, Irma; her
daughter, Lanetta; a sister, Florence Tinsley of Boise; a
sister-in-law, Georgia Whitney of Caldwell; seven
grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson;
and several nieces and nephews.
preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three brothers,
a sister and a granddaughter, Cyndi.