Information for Lucile Eleanor Nash Danforth
23 February, 1915 – 12 May, 1984
Obituary from the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services for Lucile Eleanor Danforth, 69, of Wilder
Route, who died Saturday, May 12, in a Salt Lake City
hospital, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Flahiff
Funeral Chapel of Homedale.
The Rev. Kenneth Pitts of the Community Friends Church,
Homedale, will officiate, assisted by the Rv. Clare Wilcuts of
the Boise Friends Church. Interment will follow in the Wilder
Mrs. Danforth was born Feb. 23, 1915, at Sharpsburg,
Ill., a daughter of Robert and Goldie Peters Nash. She moved
with her family to Homedale in 1917 where she was reared and
educated graduating from Homedale High School in 1933.
She married William L. Danforth on June 8, 1954, in
Winnemucca, Nev. The made their home in Homedale where she
was a homemaker and Bill worked for Tom Morris Equipment. In
1976 the moved to their new home on the Danforth Homestead
across the river from Homedale.
She was a member of the Homedale Friends Church for 30
years and an active participant in the Friendship Circle. She
was a charter member and a member of the Gem Priscilla Club
for 40 years.
She is survived by her husband of Homedale; two
daughters, Leonna Lannigan of Caldwell and Linda Ekren of
Jerome; a sister, Pauline L. Bright of Homedale; four
grandchildren, Brad and Darin Lannigan of Caldwell and Lori
and Tevian Ekren of Jerome; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and by a
brother, Hoyt Nash.
Friends may call at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale,
today from 6 to 8 p.m., and Wednesday from 9 a.m. Until noon.
Memorials may be made to the Friends Church in
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