Services for Shelba
Ann Harris Blaisdell, 62, of Caldwell, who died Saturday, Aug.
16, at home of natural causes, will be held at 10 a.m.
Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Caldwell stake center.
Bishop Galan Rogers will officiate. Burial will
follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, under the
direction of the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Mrs. Blaisdell was born Sept. 21, 1924, at Woodruff,
Idaho, to Morgan W. and Mary Harris. She attended
schools in Malad City, graduating from Malad High School with
honors in 1942. She attended Utah State University of
Logan, Utah, and the University of Utah at Salt Lake City.
She married Reed R. Blaisdell June 25, 1947, in the
Logan LDS Temple. She lived in Salt Lake City and
Chicago, Ill. while her husband studied for his medical
degrees. She returned to Idaho in 1953, settling in
Caldwell, where she had since resided and was active in
numerous school, civic and church activities.
She was employed for several years as a realtor with
All American Realty and Chuck Karn Realty in Caldwell.
She was a member of the Idaho Realtors Association,
past president of the American Association of University
Women, and a member of the southwest Idaho Dental Auxiliary.
She was a member of the Caldwell Fourth Ward LDS
Church. She had served in all church organizations, had
been ward Relief Society president, and at he time of her
death had served as stake Relief Society president.
She enjoyed homemaking, sewing, cooking, golf and
She is survived by her husband of Caldwell; tree sons,
Dr. Lynn R. Blaisdell of Boise, Dr. John D. Blaisdell of
Caldwell and Dr. Mark H. Blaisdell of Bountiful, Utah; her
mother, Mary W. Harris of Malad; two sister(s), Larue Harris
Briggs of Annadale, Va., and Helen Harris Tanner of Boulder,
Colo.; two brothers, Morgan D. Harris of Las Vegas, Nev., and
David R. Harris of Malad; and 11 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Morgan W.
Harris; a sister, Delene Harris Parry; and a grandson.
Memorials may be made to the Mountain States Tumor
Institute, in care of Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1286,