Information for Audrey Evolena Knee Smith Stirm
30 May, 1912
– 11 December, 1967
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Tuesday, 12 December, 1967
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Audrey E. Stirm
MIDDLETON - Mrs.
Audrey Evolena Stirm, 55, Caldwell Route 1, died Monday
evening at a Nampa nursing home following several months of
She was born May 30, 1912, at Emmett, Idaho, and at an
early age she moved with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Knee,
to Prineville, Ore. She later moved to Crane Creek, near
Payette, where she married Ivan Smith in 1928. In 1937
she was married to Fred J. Stirm at Boise and they lived at
Little Willow Creek until 1947. They then moved to their
farm near Middleton, where they had since resided. She
had been employed by Swift & Co. in Nampa and by the J.R.
Simplot Co. She was a member of the Church of God of
Prophecy in Caldwell.
She is survived by her husband in Middleton;
four sons, Elvin E. Smith of Boise, Ivan M. Smith of Salt Lake
City, Ronnie C. Smith of Eureka, Mont., and Milton F. Smith of
Pocatello; a daughter, Mrs. Myrle Tharp of Pocatello;
four brothers, Donald Knee of Chehalis, Wash., Wesley
Knee of McCall, Clifford Knee and Clarence Knee of Baker,
Ore.; two sisters, Mrs. Orpha Dyer of Durkee, Ore., and
Mrs. Alta Zumalt of Roseville, Ore., and 15 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the
Flahiff Funeral Chapel. The Rev. R.L. William, pastor of
the Church of God of Prophecy, Fresno, Calif., will officiate
assisted by the Rev. Paul H. Thompson and The Rev. David
Westberg. Interment will follow at the Middleton