Information for Mary Elizabeth Reschke Weick
15 August, 1888 - February, 5, 1971
Obituary from the Idaho Free Press
Monday, 8 February, 1971
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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FALLS - Mary Elizabeth Weick, 82, a Caldwell resident for 53
years, died at the Rexburg home of her son Friday night.
Graveside services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at
the Canyon Hill Cemetery in Caldwell under the direction of
Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church. Interment will be
under the direction of the Wood Funeral Home of Idaho Falls.
Mrs. Weick was born Aug. 15, 1888, at Fall City, Neb.,
the daughter of Frederick and Maria Becker Reschke. She
lived at Fall City for 29 years, attending public schools
there. She graduated from the Deaconess hospital Nursing
School at St. Louis, Mo.
She married Otto Albert Weick April 21, 1915 at Verdon,
Neb., and they moved to Caldwell in 191. They celebrated
their Golden Wedding Anniversary in 1965. He died Dec.
Mrs. Weick was a registered nurse and housewife through
her adult life. She was active in Boone Memorial
Presbyterian Church and its women's organizations. She
held many offices in the Notus Grange and the Canyon County
Pomona Grange, including that of treasurer, for many
years. She also was known for her gardening.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Bertha H. Newman
of Nampa and Mrs. Emma L. Morris of Seattle, a son, Henry O.
Weick of Rexburg, 11 grandchildren, four great grandchildren,
and one sister, Mrs. Margareta Mez of Fall City, Neb.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter.
Full-sized headstone photo
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