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Information for Mary Cegnar
25 April, 1880 - 20 July, 1967
From the Idaho Free Press
22 July, 1967
Contributed by Bonnie

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Mary Cegnar

      HOMEDALE Ė Rosary for Mrs. Mary Cegnar, 87, Homedale, who died Thursday morning at a Caldwell hospital, will be recited at 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Homedaleís Flahiff Chapel.
     Requiem Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Hubertís Catholic Church in Homedale by the Rev. Fr. John Morgan. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery at Nampa.
     Mrs. Cegnar was born April 25, 1880, in Skofja Loka, Yugoslavia. She grew up there, and came to the United States in 1907. She settled in Rock Springs, Wyo., where she was married to Frank Cegnar on Feb. 11, 1907. Mr. Cegnar worked in the coal mines at Rock Springs.
     In 1914, the couple moved to Homedale, purchased sagebrush land and began farming. Mrs. Cegnar had lived at Homedale since. Mr. Cegnar died May 21, 1938, in Nampa.
     Mrs. Cegnar was a member of St. Hubertís Catholic Church, the Rosary and Altar Society of the church, and S.N.P.J. Slovenian Lodge.
     Surviving are three sons, Frank Cegnar of Boise and John Cegnar and Lewis Cegnar, both of Homedale; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Jesenko, Homedale; 13 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
     She was preceded in death by four brothers, three sisters, a son, Vincent who died in 1927 in Nampa, and a granddaughter Miss Linda Cegnar, who died Sept. 23, 1966, in Homedale.

Image below is a link to the location of the
gravesite in Mt. Calvary cemetery.

Images contributed by Bonnie Dilworth


Mary's marker is located at number 10.  Her husband Frank Cegnar
is on the opposite side of this same marker.


Larger headstone photo available upon request.

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