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Information for Elsie Butherus Fehrer

6 July, 1912 - 2 July, 1990

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

July, 1990

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Elsie Fehrer

    Elsie Fehrer, 77, of Nampa, died Monday, July 2, 1990, at the Nampa hospital.  Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, July 6, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.  Elder Gary D. Grimes, a Seventh-day Adventist pastor, will officiate.
    Mrs. Fehrer was born July 6, 1912, at Longmont, Colo., a daughter of Jacob and Katherine E. Siebenlist Butherus.  She moved with her family to Idaho as a child and attended schools at Dubois and Burton.  She later returned to Kansas where she married Adam Fehrer Sept. 7, 1932, at Nekona, Kan.  They made their home at LaCross, Kan., until moving to Boulder, Colo., and later to Nampa in 1937.  Elsie was an outstanding housekeeper and also helped Adam as a bookkeeper in the shop for Adam's Auto Repair.  Mr. Fehrer died Dec. 26, 1989.
    She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
    Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Evaine P. and Barbara Fehrer of Boise, and Lynn and Joyce Fehrer of Nampa; a daughter and son-in-law, Carole and Jim Scott of Nampa; two brothers, Wesley Butherus of Homedale and Albert Butherus of LaCenter, Wash., four sisters, Mollie Heffel and Boise, Hannah Summitt of Kuna, Lilian Wagner of Parma and Helen Payne of Caldwell; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
    Her parents, a brother and a sister preceded her in death.
    Friends may call until 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Friday at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa, and may meet at the cemetery for services.

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