Information for Bertha Mae Applegate
22 July, 1889 – 22 December, 1982
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Graveside services for
Bertha Mae Applegate, 93, of Wilder, who died Wednesday, Dec.
22, in a Nampa nursing home, will be conducted at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, at the Wilder Cemetery by Pastor Keith Yarter of the
Golden Gate Baptist Church, Wilder, under the direction of
Chapel of the Chimes, Meridian.
She was born July 22, 1889, at Ava, Mo. She moved
with her parents to Oklahoma where she was reared and
educated. She married Preston Applegate on Dec. 25,
1910, in Oklahoma. They moved to Caldwell in 1926 and
then moved to a farm at Wilder in 1942. Her husband died
in June of 1964.
She is survived by four sons, Ab Applegate of Wilder,
Delbert Applegate of Ellensburg, Wash., Robert Applegate of
Boise and Melvin Applegate of Council; one daughter, Mrs.
LeRoy (Lorie) Holmes of Seattle; 14 grandchildren; two
great-great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and two
Memorial contributions may be made to the Golden Gate
Baptist Church of Wilder in her memory.
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