Services for Edna Josephine Pitkin,
91, 2008 Hird Ave., Caldwell, who died Thursday, Nov. 17 at a
Caldwell nursing home, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at
the Caldwell Second Ward Chapel, Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints, by Bishop Richard Priest.
Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell,
under the direction of the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
She was born Feb. 9, 1892 at Taylorsville, Utah, to John B.
and MaryAnn Bauman Mauchley. She moved with her family
to Millville, Utah, in 1901. She later met Raymond
Pitkin and they were married on April 21, 1915 in the Logan
LDS Temple at Logan, Utah.
In 1917, they
moved to Idaho and she had lived in the Caldwell area for more
than 35 years. She cooked at the Lakeview Rural School
for several years and had done a great deal of babysitting for
many area residents for many years. She was also active
in the LDS Church.
She is survived by
two sisters, Dora Johnson, Hyrum, Utah, and Myrtle Toolson,
Sacramento, Calif., and many nieces and nephews. She was
preceded in death by her husband, who died in November of
1960, two brothers and two sisters.
Friends may call at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, Monday
from 4 until 9 p.m. and on Tuesday at the Caldwell LDS Second
Ward Relief Society Room from 1 until 1:45 p.m.