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Obituary for Josephine Noreen Elwood Dunagan
5 June 1903 16 July 1985
From the Idaho Press-Tribune,
dated 16 July 1985
Information contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Josephine Dunagan

    Services for Josephine N. Dunagan, 82, of Pine Grove, Calif., formerly of Nampa, who died Tuesday, July 16, in her daughter's home in Jackson, Calif., will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at the Nampa Friends Church, 723 13th Ave. S.  The Rev. Ron Friedrich, church pastor, will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Jack Willcuts, general superintendent of the Friends Church.  Private family interment will follow in the Greenleaf Cemetery.  Services and interment are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
     Mrs. Dunagan was born June 5, 1903, in Wilsonville, Neb., to Wesley and Emer Herrington Elwood.  At a young age she moved to Sutton, Neb., with her parents, where she was reared and educated, graduating from high school there.  She later attended normal school.  She then taught school in Nebraska.  She married Roy V. Dunagan on Jan. 11, 1923, in Sutton.  They moved to western Nebraska where they farmed.  In 1926 Mr. Dunagan started pastoring for the Friends Church in Alexandria, Ind.  They moved to north Idaho in 1936 and in 1940 they came to Riverside Community near Nampa where they pastored.  They moved to Fairfield in 1953.  In 1980 they returned to Nampa.  In January of 1985 they moved to Pine Grove, where they have since made their home.  Mrs. Dunagan was a member of the Nampa Friends Church and had been an active member of the Friends Women's Missionary Fellowship.
     She is survived by her husband of Pine Grove;  four sons, Gerald and Ronald, both of Boise, Waldo of Wenatchee, Wash., and Arnold of Eugene, Ore.;  one daughter, Mrs. Harry (Angela) Fields of Jackson, Calif.;  12 grandchildren;  and eight great-grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by her parents, five sisters and one brother.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the Nampa Friends Church, the Sunnyridge Manor in Nampa, or flowers may be sent.  Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m.



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