Information for Rae E. Harrel Baarda
20 April, 1902 - 3 April, 1986
From the Idaho Press-Tribune,
dated April, 1986
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Funeral services for Rae E.
Baarda, 83, of Nampa, who died Thursday, April 3, at the home
of her sister in Nampa, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday at the Nampa
First Church of the
The Rev. Jerry White, pastor of the church: the Rev.
Vernon L. Wilcox, associate pastor of the church: and the Rev.
Robert L. Miller, of
Calif., will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
Services and burial are under the direction of the Alsip
Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Mrs., Baarda was born April 20, 1902, at Steelton,
Pa., and was reared and
educated in Pennsylvania. She lived in Nebraska,
and Denver, Colo., before moving to California.
She married Ray Harrel July 16, 1927, in Lancaster,
Calif. Following their
marriage, the couple made their home in Terra Bells, Calif.
He preceded her in death in 1971.
In 1975 she moved to Nampa to make her home. She married
Dave Baarda on Jan. 24, 1977, and they made their home in
Nampa. He preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 1985.
She attended the Nampa
First Church of the
Nazarene and was a member of the Womens Christian Temperance
She is survived by two sisters, Catherine Merriweather of
Nampa and Marie Ellsworth of Oakhurst, Calif.: one stepson,
Pete Baarda of Nampa; three stepdaughters, Dora Van Beek of
Nampa, Grace Saarloos of Apple Valley, Calif., and Martha
Twamley of Lakewood, Calif.; 12 stepgrandchildren, seven
great-stepgrandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.
The family suggests that memorials may be made to the
Mercy Medical Center Hospice Program, 1512 12th Ave. Road,
Nampa, 83651; the Nampa First Church of the Nazarene, 600
15th Ave. S., Nampa, 83651; or flowers may be sent.