Canfield Booth, 76, of Boise, died Saturday, April 5, 1997, at
Dakan Funeral Chapel, Parma. Burial will follow at Parma
Lorene was born November 8, 1920, in Mountain View,
Idaho, near Roy, Idaho. She was the daughter of John
Wesley and Mary Jane Malcolm Canfield. She attended
school in Fairview and American Falls, graduating from
American Falls High School in 1938. She attended Idaho
State University and received a teaching certificate.
Lorene taught in several locations in southern Idaho before
moving to Parma where she taught for many years. In 1949
she met and married Leonard Booth and together raised four
Survivors include her husband, Leonard Booth; 3
daughters, Marva Booth Kelley, Janice Booth McKie and Joni
Booth, and 2 granddaughters, Hayley and Allyson McKie, all of
Boise; 3 brothers, John Canfield of Pocatello, Lewis
Canfield of Rupert, and Joe Canfield of American Falls.
a sister, Margaret McBride of Arco; and many special and
beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins.
We can't imagine anyone more lively and fun to be with.
We can't imagine a teacher who reached more children or cared
more about them. We can' imagine a grandmother who
treasured her grandchildren more. We can't imagine a
better wife and mother. We love you and we'll miss you.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Carl and
Archie; her parents, John and Mary; a sister,
Hazel Littlefield; and daughter, Jolene Kaye Booth.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dakan Funeral
The family suggests that Memorials be made to the
Jolene Kaye Booth Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o First
Security Bank, 202 Grove St., Parma, Idaho 83660.