Obituary for Winifred Martha Fretwell Shaver
21 November, 1877 - 25 February, 1959
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Thursday, 26 February, 1959
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Mrs. Winifred Shaver
Services for Mrs.
Winifred W. Shaver, 81, of 714 Chicago St., Caldwell, who died
Wednesday at a local nursing home, will be conducted at 2 p.m.
Friday at the Middleton Baptist Church. Rev. James
Dobson and Rev. James Austin will officiate. Interment
will be at the Middleton cemetery under the direction of the
Mrs. Shaver was born Nov. 21, 1877, in Kahoko, MO., and
was married to James Thomas Wilson, on Sept. 1, 1895 at
Kahoka, Mo. They came to Idaho in 1902 settling at
Middleton where they owned and operated a butcher shop from
1906-17, when they moved to a farm near Middleton. She
and her husband helped build and furnished the grounds for the
present Middleton Baptist Church.
Mr. Wilson died in 1931. In 1942 she was married
to W. W. Shaver at Caldwell.
She was a member of the Middleton Baptist Church.
Survivors in addition to her husband, W. W. Shaver, are
two sons, Salm Wilson of Caldwell, and Hurley Wilson of
Meridian; three daughters, Mrs. Leona March, Sacramento,
Calif., Miss Lillian Wilson and Winifred Wilson both of Santa
Cruz, Calif.; two brothers, Everett Fretwell of
Fruitland and Grover Fretwell of Portland; a step
daughter, Mrs. Frances Felthouse, of Coeur d'Alene; a
stepson, Lee Shaver of Seattle, Sash.; three
grandchildren and five great-grandchildren and one