Altsie Butterfield, 72, of Nampa, died Wednesday, April 10,
1991, at the Caldwell hospital. Memorial services will be
held Saturday, April 13, at 11 a.m. at the Nampa 4th
Ward Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 143 S.
Canyon, Nampa. Bishop Max Everton of the Nampa 4th
Ward will officiate. Interment will follow in the Hillcrest
are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Mrs. Butterfield was born March 25, 1919, at Lyons Falls,
N.Y. Altsie was reared
and educated in Lowville N.Y., graduating from Lowville High
School in 1937. She began her teaching career in a one-room
school house and continued teaching for several years. Her
speciality was reading with an emphasis in phonics. She
married James LeRoy Butterfield Aug. 2, 1941,
at Lowville. Upon James’ retirement in 1978, they moved to
Butterfield passed away July 21, 1988. After Mr.
Butterfield’s death, Altsie moved to Nampa and had resided
there since. Altsie was a member of the Nampa 4th
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Bishop
James and Nancy Butterfield of Pocatello and Stephen and Gaya
Butterfield of Nampa; three daughters and sons-in-law,
Patrician and David Palmer of Longmont, Colo., Carol and
Kenneth Hutchins of Rochester, N.Y. and Mary Hanson of Cedar
City, Utah; a sister Mary Fairchild of Lowville; 21
grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by two
brothers and a sister.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Idaho Youth
Ranch, Box 534, Rupert, ID 83550; or flowers may be sent.