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Information Irene Jane Shannon Pinther
31 July 1911 - 17 October 1990
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
October 1990
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Irene Pinther

     Funeral services for Mrs. Irene Jane Pinther, 79, Nampa, who died on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1990, at the Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Russell Hendrickson, pastor of the Nampa First Baptist Church and the Rev. Alfreda and Jim Batdorff, Irene's daughter and son-in-law, officiating.  Entombment will follow in the Building of Reverence at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Mrs. Pinther was born July 31, 1911, at Aurora, Colo.  At an early age she moved with her family to Nampa where she attended school in the Sunny Slope area.  She was married to Alfred Arno Pinther Feb. 13, 1932, at Nampa, where they made their home.  She worked at the Stone Poultry Co., in Nampa, from 1946 to 1958.  She was a member of the Nampa First Baptist Church.   Her great love in life was her family, her husband, Alfred, her four children and their spouses, her 12 grandchildren and her 17 great-grandchildren.  Her husband preceded her in death June 2, 1985.
    Irene is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Alfred R. and Carolyn Pinther, Henderson, Nev., and Ernest Curt and Ilene Pinther, Rupert, Idaho; two daughters and sons-in-law, Joan and Webber Shows, Springfield, Va., and the Rev. Alfreda and Jim Batdorff, Coos Bay, Ore.; a sister, Beula Brannan, Nampa; a sister-in-law, Pearly Shannon, Portland, Ore.; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and a very dear friend, Myrtle Thiel.
    She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, three brothers and two sisters.
    The family suggest memorials to the Nampa First Baptist Church, 1437 3rd St. S. Nampa 83651 or flowers may be sent.

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