Cryptside services for Geneva M. Reid, 80, of Boise,
formerly of Caldwell, who died Friday, Aug. 16, at a Boise
hospital of natural causes, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m.
Monday at the Building of Reverence in Hillcrest Memorial
Gardens, Caldwell. The Rev. Kurt J. Kremlick Jr. of
the South Minister United Presbyterian Church, Boise, will
officiate under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel,
She was born Nov. 17, 1904,
in Randolph County, Ill., to William and Margaret Lillian
Cathcart McMaster. She was reared and attended schools
in Randolph County. She graduated from high school in
1924 and soon after became a teacher. She married C.R.
Reid on Dec. 31, 1942, in Illinois. They moved to
Caldwell in the mid 1940s where they both taught school.
She had taught fourth grade at Lincoln School, Caldwell, and
later at Washington School. She retired in 1967.
Her husband had been principal at Van Buren School,
Caldwell, until his retirement in 1970. They then moved to
Arizona for a short time and then back to Illinois. In
1973 they moved to Boise where they have since resided.
She was a member of South Minister United Presbyterian
Church, Boise, and of the Women's Association of Boone
Memorial Presbyterian Church, Caldwell. She was also a
member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, a teachers'
organization of the ETA chapter, Caldwell, and of the
Retired Teachers Association.
survived by her husband of Boise and brothers Riley and
Alvin McMaster of Sparta, Ill. She was preceded in
death by three sisters. Viewing hours are Sunday from
3 p.m. to 9 p.m. The family suggests memorials may be
made to South Minister United Presbyterian Church, Boise, in
care of Dakan Chapel, Box 1386, Caldwell, 83606.