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Information for Daisy H. Thomas Kiel Conant
19 April, 1918 – 27 February, 1985
From the
Idaho Press Tribune
February 1985
Contributed by Bonnie Dilworth

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Daisy Conant

      Rosary for Daisy H. Conant, 66, of Caldwell, who died Wednesday, Feb. 27, in a Caldwell nursing home, will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
      Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with the Rev. John Koelsch as celebrant.  Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
      Mrs. Conant was born April 19, 1918, in Geneva, Neb., to Robert R. and Perlly Belle Beckman Thomas.  She was reared and educated in
Geneva.  She married Henry Richard Keil on Sept. 4, 1938, in Fairmont, Neb.
      They came to Marsing in 1950 and in 1954 they moved to the Nampa-Caldwell area.  She worked at
Caldwell Memorial Hospital in the housekeeping department for 17 years.  Mr. Keil died June 10, 1974 in Nampa.
      She married Gerald F. Conant on
Jan. 26, 1981 in Caldwell where the couple have since resided.  She did volunteer work at the Idaho State School and Hospital at Nampa for a number of years.  Her main hobbies were oil painting, sewing and traveling.  She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Caldwell, a former member of the Sage Hen and Jump Creek Ladies’ groups.
      She is survived by her husband of Caldwell; four daughters, Korlyn Williams of Wasilla, Alaska, Shirley R. Feldtman and Donna Newton, both of Nampa and Frances Jean Moore of Anchorage, Alaska; two stepsons, Wayne Bunker of Livermore, Calif., and Dale L. Conant of Boise; two stepdaughters, Wanda Moss of Caldwell and Donna Smity of Turlock, Calif.; four sisters, Fern Bracy of Rose Hill, Iowa, Anna Miles of Ontario, Ore., Edna Snodgrass of Fairmont, Neb., and Dorothy Peterson of Geneva, Neb.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
      She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, a granddaughter, two brothers and a sister.
      Memorials may be made to the Juvenile diabetes Association,
1528 Vista Ave., Boise, Idaho 83705 or to the Elk’s Rehabilitation Hospital, P.O. Box 1100, Boise, Idaho 83701.
      Friends may call Saturday from 9 a.m. until
8 p.m. and Sunday from 1 until 7:30 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
      Pallbearers will be Randy Conant, Gregg Feldtman, David Newton, Dale Conant, Kevin Hensen, and Earl McJunkin

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