Zoe B. Brooks, 77, of Nampa, died Saturday, July 3, 1993, at
an Edina, Minnesota, hospital. Funeral services will be held
at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday,
July 7, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Nampa. Rev. Tom Larson of the
Nampa First United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial
will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
Zoe was born February 8, 1916, to Elmer and Donna
Ensign Bestick at Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, where she was
reared and educated. She married Earl M. Brooks on September
25, 1941, at Ruby Valley,
Nevada. Because of her
husband’s involvement with the United States Fish and Wildlife
Service they made their home in several states, including
and California, before moving to Nampa. They have made Nampa
their home since 1967.
Zoe was a member of the
United Methodist Church. She
loved to read and enjoyed flowers, gardening and the outdoors.
She is survived by her husband of Nampa; two sons, Bruce
Brooks of Sandy, UT, and Bill Brooks of Nampa; two daughters,
Becky Papike of Princeton
MN, and Mary
Silverthorn of Seal Rock, OR; six grandchildren, Erin, Ben and
Chris Brooks, Kari Papike, Jennifer and Julie Ross; and a
great-grandson, Zackary Jordan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters
and two brothers.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Nampa
First United Methodist Church building fund, 404 12th
Ave. S., Nampa, ID 83651.