Information for Jane Gahley Atteberry
14 April, 1894 –
17 February, 1983
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services for Jane G.
Atteberry, 88, of 2814 S. Indiana, Caldwell, formerly of
Wilder, who died Thursday, Feb. 17, at a Caldwell nursing home
of natural causes, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Saturday,
at the United Methodist Church, Wilder, by the rev. Sue Nelson
Caille. Interment will follow at the Lower Boise
Cemetery, under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel,
She was born April 14, 1894, at Orleans, Neb., to John
and Mary Gahley. She came to Parma with her family in
1908 and attended school at Ten Davis and Parma. She
also attended the College of Idaho. She married Orville
Atteberry on Feb. 3, 1915, at Wendell, Idaho. Mr.
Atteberry died in October of 1971. They farmed in the
Ten Davis area until 1917 and then farmed in the Wilder area
until 1941. Mrs. Atteberry managed the hot lunch program
for many years at the Wilder School. During World War
II, she cooked for the Wilder Farm Labor Committee, made up
mostly of Jamaican workers and the workers' children.
She was the last surviving member of a family of 15 children.
She was a member of the Wilder United Methodist Church, the
Charity Rebekah Lodge 75 of Wilder, and the Wilder Book Club.
she is survived by two sons, Linsey A. Atteberry of
Albuqueraue, N.M., and Elmo A. Atteberry of Sierra Vista,
Ariz.; one daugther, Mrs. Link (Leora) Noe of Wilder; 14
grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and two sons,
Lt. Charles Atteberry, both killed in World War II.
Memorials may be made to the Wilder United Methodist