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Information for Rae E. Harrel Baarda
20 April, 1902 - 3 April, 1986
From the Idaho Press-Tribune,
dated April, 1986
Contributed by
Delilah Barnard

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Rae Baarda

    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 Nazarene.
     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
Point Loma Nazarene College, San Diego, Calif., will officiate.
     Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
Caldwell.  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, Wyoming 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 Union.
     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.