Memorial services for Reta E. Pierce,
80, of Boise and formerly of Parma, who died Wednesday, Dec.
2, at a Boise nursing home, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday
at the Kirkpatrick Memorial Community Church, Parma.
Larry Ragains of Parma will officiate under the direction of
Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Private burial will be
at Roswell Cemetery, Roswell.
Pierce was born April 1, 1907, at Burns, Kan., to Sherman and
Inise Sayre. As a small child she moved with her family
to the Roswell-Parma area.
Marshall Pierce, Oct. 14, 1924. They lived in the Parma
area until moving to Boise in 1985 in order for her to be
nearer to medical treatment.
Pierce was a member of Iras Temple No. 40; Daughters of the
Nile; and the Mt. Olive Chapter No. 52 Order of the Eastern
Star in Parma.
Mrs. Pierce is survived
by her husband of Boise; two daughters and sons-in-law, Geneva
and Louis Poletti of Boise and Betty and Don Johnston of
Parma; two sons and daughters-in-law, Marvin and Linda Pierce
of San Diego, Calif., and Duane and Betty Pierce of Abilene,
Texas; a twin sister, Leta Forsdick of Payette, and sisters
Lucille Allen of Parma and Blanche Davison of Notus; 12
grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the St. Alphonsus kidney dialysis
unit in care of St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, 1055 N.
Curtis Road, Boise 83704.