Elizabeth “Vi” Breckon, 81, of Nampa, died Monday, December 5,
1994, in Nampa after a 10-year siege of Alzheimers. Funeral
services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, December 9, 1994,
at the Nampa
Smith Building, L.D.S.
Church, 1500 Smith Ave.
Ext. Bishop Veldon Hill, bishop of the
11th Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints will officiate. Interment will follow in the Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens. Services are under the direction of the
Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Vi was born on August 30, 1913, at Buhl, Idaho to William
A. and Mollie Cary Helt. At a young age she moved to the
Happy Valley Community near Nampa with her family, where she
was reared and educated. She graduated from Nampa
High School. After her
schooling she moved to Ontario, Oregon. She married C. Blaine
Breckon November 1, 1936, at Weiser, Idaho, and they lived in
Ontario. Their marriage was later solemnized at the Idaho
Temple on February 16,
They moved to Port Orchard, Washington, during WWII, where
her husband was employed at the U.S. Navy Yard in Bremerton.
In 1945 they came to Nampa where they have since resided.
Vi was a member of the Nampa 11th Ward
L.D.S. Church. She had
been active in various church activities including the Women’s
Relief Society, Primary Children and was also a Den Mother.
She also enjoyed sewing, and was an extremely fine
seamstress. She loved her home and her flowers, especially
the roses. She enjoyed traveling in the mountains. The Red
Fish Lake area and
McCall were always a delight for her.
She is survived by her husband, C. Blaine Breckon, Nampa;
1 son and daughter-in-law, David and Karen Breckon, Tucson,
Arizona; daughter and son-in-law, Merry and Andrew Morales,
Gladstone, Missouri; 1 brother, Leon Helt, Caldwell; 2
sisters, Mildred Biggers, Couer d’Alene, Idaho, Neva Floyd,
Portland, Oregon; 7 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; and
several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 brothers,
Bill and Eldred; and 1 sister, Nina.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the
Alzheimers Association, 4620 Overland road, Boise, Idaho
Friends may call at the Alsip funeral Chapel on Thursday
from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday, at the Smith building from 1
to 1:45 p.m. The
family will greet friends at the
Alsip funeral Chapel on
Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.