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Obituary for Shirley Meacham Christophersen
1 May, 1929 - 16 August 1985
From The Idaho Press-Tribune,
August, 1985
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Shirley Christopherson

     Graveside services for Shirley M. Christophersen, 56, of Middleton, who died Friday, Aug. 16, of natural causes at her home, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, under the direction of the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
     She was born May 1, 1929, in Boise to Hollis and Josephine Meachem. She was reared and educated in Caldwell High School in 1947.  She married Leland (Mike) Christophersen on July 10, 1949, in Caldwell.  The couple resided in Boise from 1956 until moving to their present home east of Middleton in 1979 where they have since resided.  She had most recently worked as a secretary for White-Riedel & Co. in Boise until July of this year.
     She is survived by her husband of Middleton; one son, Michael of Boise; two daughters, Mary Jo Christophersen of Middleton and Holly Howell of Powell, Wyo.; one brother, Dick Meachem of Greenleaf, and four grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents.  The family suggests memorials may be made to the Mountain States Tumor Institute, 151 E. Bannock St., Boise, 83712, or the American Cancer Society.