Services for Ruth Myrtle Journagan Richesin, 82, of Nampa,
who died Wednesday, Dec. 12, in a Nampa hospital, will be
held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
The Rev. Leo W. Reed, pastor of the
Nampa First Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment
will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Mrs. Richesin was born June 17, 1902, in Lead Hill, Ark., to
Samuele and Eveline Journagan. She was reared and
educated in Arkansas. She married Wayne Richesin on
Sept. 10, 1922, in Arkansas. They lived in Oklahoma
and Missouri and moved to Idaho in 1935, settling in the
Melba area. They moved to Nampa in 1938. In 1951
they opened the Snack Shop Restaurant which they owned and
operated until 1963. Mr. Richesin died July 27, 1968.
She had been a lifetime member of the
First Baptist Church.
She is survived
by five daughters, Mrs. Gordon (Neola) Strom of Boring,
Ore., Mrs. Albert (Cloe) Schwandt of Rockford, Ill., Mrs.
Murle (Evelyn) Romjue of Nampa, Peggy Lay of Moss Lake,
Alberta, Canada, and Mrs. Eugene (Connie) Ertel of
Sacramento, Calif.; two brothers, Enlow Journagan of Omaha,
Ark., and Clifton Journagan of Aurora, Mo.; a sister, Opal
Huiting of Knoxville, Tenn.; 14 grandchildren; and 17
She was preceded
in death by her husband, a granddaughter, Kristian Schwandt,
two infant grandchildren, and a son-in-law, James Lay.
Memorials may be made to a favorite charity, or flowers may