Information for Edna Faye
22 February, 1912 - 25 February, 2003
From the Idaho Statesman
Contributed by Bill Carpenter
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Obituary - Edna Faye Carpenter, 91, of Caldwell, passed away
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003, at a Caldwell assisted living center
of natural causes. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m.
Thursday, March 6, at the Wilder Cemetery, Wilder, with Rev.
Ralph Cornwell officiating. Services are under the direction
of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Edna was born Feb. 22, 1912, at Providence City, Texas, to
Mr. and Mrs. Murray Bossart. She graduated from high school in
Laverne, Okla. Edna married Harry Carpenter on Aug. 24, 1931,
and together they moved to Colorado for a short time before
returning to Oklahoma. In 1933, Edna and Harry moved to Wilder
where they farmed in the Fargo Community. They came to
Caldwell in 1946 where they resided until moving to eastern
Idaho where they lived for 20 years. Together they returned to
Caldwell in 1987 where they have since resided.
Edna was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and a Past
Worthy Matron. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and ceramics.
Edna was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be
Edna is survived by her husband, Harry of Caldwell; her two
daughters, Beverly Ledbetter of Blackfoot and Pat and her
husband, Martin Galvin of Middleton; her two sons, Mel and his
wife, Dottie Carpenter of Reno, NV and Bill Carpenter of
Bozeman, MT; her sister, Virginia Dohner of Blaine, WA; nine
grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and
Memorials may be made to Canyon County Animal Shelter, 5801
Graye Lane, Caldwell, ID 83607.
photo available upon request.
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