Information for Lila Grace Stover Ferguson
April, 1905 - 18 March, 1986
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
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services for Lila Grace Stover Ferguson, 80, of Marsing, who
died Tuesday, March 18, at a Caldwell nursing home, will be
held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Wilder Cemetery.
The Rev. Clare Willcuts will officiate, under the direction
of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Mrs. Ferguson was born April 18, 1905, at Turnip Hollow, Pa.,
to Samuel and Elsie Graff Stover. She moved with her
family to the Homedale area in 1917.
After finishing her education, she married Robert H. Ferguson
on July 2, 1925, at Boise. They lived in the Homedale
area, where they farmed. In 1942 they moved in to town.
She worked at various packing sheds for several years.
She managed Dale's Cafe in Homedale from the mid 1950s to
1963; Steve's Cafe from 1963 to 1968; and the Owyhee Lanes
Restaurant in Homedale from 1968 to 1972.
She retired in 1974, then moved to the Marsing senior
citizens housing complex in 1978.
She was a member of the Marsing Senior Citizens and the
Homedale Friends Community Church.
She was an avid sports fan and enjoyed sewing, gardening,
raising flowers, reading romance and Western novels, and
She is survived by a brother, Frank Stover of Marsing; a
brother-in-law, Kenneth Ferguson of Redwood City, Calif.;
three sister-in-law, Golden Hooper of Ontario, Ore., Lucinda
Gordan of Freemont, Calif., and Othell Hisey of Kelseyville,
Calif.; two grandchildren, Kelly of San Bernardino, Calif.,
and Shanly Ferguson of Reno, Nev.; three great-grandchildren,
Jennifer, Sarah and Joseph Ferguson of San Bernardino, Calif.;
three nieces, Ruby and Dorothy of Coeur d'Alene , and Erma of
Emmett; and a nephew, Daryl Stover of Caldwell.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; two
children, Robert and Virginia Ferguson; and two brother, Jim
and Clemence Stover.
Memorials may be made to the Marsing Senior Citizens Center
or to the Friends Community Church, Homedale.
Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday from 9
a.m. to noon at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale.
Family friends are invited to a potluck dinner at the Marsing
Senior Citizens in Marsing at 4 p.m.
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