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Information for LaVisa Elizabeth Helt Breckon
30 August, 1930 – 5 December, 1994
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
7 December, 1994
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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LaVisa "Vi" Breckon

     LaVisa 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 Nampa 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 Falls, Idaho, L.D.S. Temple on February 16, 1950.
    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 83705.
     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.