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Information for Mamie Estella Sassarwase Averill
27 March, 1891
20 December, 1967
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Wednesday, 27 December, 1967
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Note - Obituary mentions that Mamie's death was
December 29, but the date of the newspaper is
December 27.  Further evidence shows that
she died 20 December.  Also, another article
shows that she was also survived by two sisters,
Mrs. Minnie Edgecomb of Nampa, and Mrs. Iva
Law of Alexandria, Nebraska.


Mamie E. Averill

     NAMPA - Funeral services for Mamie Estella Averill, 76, of 307 Banner St., who died Dec. 29 while visiting her son at Augburg, Germany, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Nampa First Baptist Church with rev. Leo Reed, pastor, officiating.
     Private entombment services will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel.  Friends may call at the chapel until noon on Friday.
     The family suggests contributions to the Memorial Fund of the Nampa First Baptist Church, or flowers may be sent.
     Mrs. Averill was born March 27, 1891, at West Point, Neb., and was reared and attended schools there.  She was married to Carl E. Averill on May 25, 1910, at Fairbury, Neb.  They resided at Alexandria, Neb., until 1936, then moved to Nampa, where she ha since made her home.  Mr. Averill preceded her in death in 1955.
     She was a member of the Nampa First Baptist Church, a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary, the Eagles Lodge Auxiliary, the Rebekah Lodge, the American War Mothers Chapter of Nampa, and the Royal Neighbors of America.
     She is survived by three sons, Richard Averill of Youngstown, Ohio, Kenneth Averill of Caldwell, Idaho and M-Sgt. Jerald E. Averill with the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany; five daughters, Mrs. Phillip G. Eisenhaer of Granite Falls, Wash., Mrs. Robert J. Messenger of Grand View, Idaho. Mrs. Clair W. Herbert of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Lester Hall of Livingston, Mont., and Mrs. Frank Nyiri of El Monte, Calif.; 24 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
     In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, four brothers, and one sister.