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Information for Louise I. Day Deffries
18 May, 1926 1 April, 1996
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
June, 1991
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Louise Deffries

     Louise l. Deffries, 69, of Nampa, went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 1, 1996, having passed away at a Nampa retirement center.
     Funeral Services will be con  ducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 1996, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa. Rev. Roy Litsey, pastor of the Bethel Church of the Nazarene will officiate. Burial will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
     Louise I. Deffries was born on May 18, 1926, in Mt. Vernon, WA, the daughter of Lloyd and Ina Day. At the age of 2 her family moved to Nampa, Idaho, where she was reared and attended school. During her junior high school years the family moved to Yakima, WA. She later returned to Nampa, graduating from Northwest Nazarene Academy in 1946.
     She married Bill Deffries on July 1, 1946. Following their marriage they lived in several cities in Washington. In 1972 they moved to Cambridge, Idaho, and to Nampa in 1978 where they have since resided. For a number of years Louise worked as a day-care director. She was a longtime member of the Church of the Nazarene. She started teaching Sunday School when she was 14 years old and enjoyed her many years of working with youth in various programs in church and school. For several years she also worked as the church wedding coordinator.
    Louise is survived by her husband, Bill Deffries, Nampa; son and daughter-in-law, John and Sue Deffries, Nampa; daughter and son-in-law, Robbyn and Rick Lande, Nampa; 2 granddaughters, Lisa and Tiffany Lande, Nampa; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Cecil and Frances Day, Selah, WA, and Earl and Lula Day, Yucaipa, CA; 3 sisters and brothers-in-law, Evelyn and John Schweitzer, Nampa, Elsie and Stan Magee, Sumner, WA, and Ila and Delmar Cherrinton, Nampa.
     She was Preceded in death by her parents and an infant sister.
     Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
     The family suggests memorials to the Northwest Nazarene Scholarship Fund, 623 Hollv St., Nampa 83686, or flowers may be sent.

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