Obituary for Marie Katherine Combs Pickel
3 January, 1914 - 8 January, 1993
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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K. Clifton, 79, of Nampa, died Friday, Jan. 8, 1993, at a
Nampa care center. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1993, at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel,
Nampa. Bishop Dennis Wells of the Kuna Third Ward,
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will officiate.
A private family burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial
Marie was born Jan. 3, 1914, in Gering, Nebraska, a
daughter of Henry J. and Carrie A. Nelson Combs. The
family moved to Middleton, Idaho, where Marie was raised and
educated. In January 1931 she married H. ?ivesay and
they lived in the ? and Caldwell area. In ? 1947 Marie
married Ernest Pickel and they made their home in Meridian for
several years. In March 1952 Marie married Delbert
Clifton and she and Delbert Lived in Nampa. In 1972,
Marie moved back to Meridian where she lived for 17 years.
She then returned to Nampa where she has since resided.
Marie had many favorite activities, which included her
flowers, ceramics, potluck dinners, bowling, her dogs, card
games and especially her grandchildren.
Marie was the president of the Residence Council at
Nampa Care Center, a member of the Royal Neighbors, and the
She is survived by a son and his wife, Delbert and Tina
Clifton of Nampa; three daughters and sons-in-laws, Glenda
Kennedy of Chino, Calif., Peggie and Forrest Stimpson of
Melba, and Kay and Rocky Young of Nampa; 8 grandchildren; 5
great-granddaughters; a great-grandson; and numerous nieces
Marie was preceded in death by her parents, 3 husbands,
6 brothers, 2 sisters, and a grandson, Lyle Stimpson in 1986.
Memorials may be made to a favorite charity or flowers
may be sent.