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Information for Fern Edna Yelm Powers
9 February 1924 - 30 September 1992
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
1 October 1992
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Fern Powers

     Fern Edna Powers, 67, of Caldwell, died Wednesday, September 30, 1992, at her home.  Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, October 2, 1992, at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.  Pastor Norman Rutzen of the Valley United Pentecostal Church, Caldwell, will officiate, under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  A private family viewing will precede the services.  Family and friends are asked to Rather at the cemetery.
    Mrs. Powers was born February 9, 1924, at Genoa, Nebraska, the daughter of Emil E. and Irena E. Morris Yelm.   She married Lester Eugene Powers on May 26, 1943, at Nebraska.   Together they moved to Idaho in 1952 and settled in Caldwell where she had since resided.   She enjoyed many things including flowers and birds.  She was very devoted to her husband of 49 years, Lester, and her children and grandchildren.  They love her dearly and will miss her very much.
    She is survived by her husband, Lester of Caldwell; 6 daughters, Charlene Verlander and Marlene Nelson of Caldwell, Louise Miller of Deer Park, WA., June Spencer of Meridian, Gayla Tyson of Caldwell, Karla Elliott of Nampa; a son, Robert Powers of Caldwell; 12 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, Bob, Dick and Eldon Yelm of Caldwell; 2 sisters, Virginia Chapman of New Plymouth, and Eve Rowley of Adrian, OR.
    She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister.




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