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Information for Maye O'Keefe Potter
19 August 1911 - 25 October 1992
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
27 October 1992
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Maye Potter

     Vigil services for Maye Potter, 81, of Nampa, who died Sunday, Oct. 25, 1992, at a Homedale care center, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Nampa.  Father Paul Mathews, S.M., will be the celebrant.  A Rite of Committal will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Nampa.  Cremation was under the direction of Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Maye was born August 19, 1911, in Silver City, Idaho, a daughter of David and Margaret Leahy O'Keefe.  The family moved from Silver City to Nampa in 1924 where she graduated from Nampa High School.  Maye married a local insurance man, Donald "Pat" Potter, in 1934.
    She was a life member of the Lady Elks of Nampa Lodge #1389, B.P.O.E., Nampa, and a charter member of the Idaho Women's Bowling Hall of Fame.  Maye was also active in many charities until failing health curtailed her activities.
    She is survived by her children, Betty Webb of Concord, Calif., Donald "Bill" Potter of Tualatin, Ore., Barbara Golightly of Nampa; a brother, Arthur O'Keefe of Nampa; two sisters-in-law, Marie Nineman of Richland, Wash., and Deloris O'Keefe in Kansas; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her husband in 1961 and a brother, Pat O'Keefe, formerly of Boise.
    Memorials may be made to the Idaho Chapter of the American Diabetes Association, the American Cancer Society, or flowers may be sent.

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