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Obituary for Marie Katherine Combs Pickel Clifton
3 January, 1914 - 8 January, 1993
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
January, 1993
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Marie Clifton

     Marie 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 Gardens, Caldwell.
     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 Eagles.
     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 and nephews.
     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.