Services for Mary Ellen Brenneman, 73, Nampa, who died Sunday,
Oct 27, at the Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 3 p.m.
Wednesday, at the Nampa
First Mennonite Church
with Pastor Robert E. Garber officiating. Interment will
follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Services and
interment are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Miss Brenneman was born March 15, 1912, at Kalona, Iowa,
to Joe and Alice Swartzendruber Brenneman. She was reared and
educated in Kalona. After her schooling she started
housekeeping in the area. She moved to Castleton,
N.D., in 1947. In
November of 1948, she moved to Nampa with her sister Ruth and
her family. While in Nampa she was a housekeeper and cared
for elderly couples in the area for many years. She retired
in 1977 and had resided in
She was a member of the Nampa
First Mennonite Church.
She is survived by two sisters, Ruth P. Earnest of Nampa,
and Mildred Hochstetler of Hamilton,
Mont.; one brother,
Maynard Brenneman of Kalona; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister,
Memorial contributions may be made to the Nampa First
Mennonite Church, 903 6th St. N., or flowers may be
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today from 1
p.m. to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.