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
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.