Services for Florence E. Putnam. 89,
648 Carol St., Nampa, who died Tuesday. Jan. 3, at a Nampa
hospital, will be conducted Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Alsip
Fr. Merle S. Fisher,
S.M. of St. Paul's Catholic Church, will officiate.
Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Putnam was born Dec. 4, 1894, at Holdrege. Neb. to Eugene
and Ade Barnes. At the age of 5 she came to Medina,
Wash., near Seattle, with her parents in a covered wagon.
She was reared and educated in Medina. She married Clyde
E. Putnam March 10, 1920, at Medina. They lived in
Washington until 1936 when they moved to Caldwell, where they
farmed in the Pleasant Ridge District. They later moved
to Middleton and then to New Plymouth where they continued
farming for a number of years. They then moved to
Gridley, Calif., for three years and later returned to Idaho
and farmed in the Sand Hollow District. In 1967 they
moved to Nampa. He died Jan. 2, 1974, and she had
resided in Nampa since. She was a member of St. Paul's
She is survived by one
son, Owen D. Putnam, Nampa: two daughters, Patsy Teter and
Elsie Averett, both of Nampa; four grandchildren; and 10
She was preceded
in death by her husband and two brothers.