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Information for Julia Esther Triggs Callaham
21 July, 1898 – 10 October, 1986
From the Idaho Press Tribune
October 1986

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Julia Callaham

      Services for Julia E. Callaham, 88 of Caldwell, who died Friday, Oct. 10 at a Caldwell nursing home of natural causes, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Parma.
      The Rev. Ed Nichols of the Parma Church of the Nazarene will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Wilder Cemetery.
      Mrs. Callaham was born July 21, 1898, in Lincoln County, Neb., to Jonas and Mary Triggs.  She was raised and educated at Maxwell, Neb.
      She married Albert Carl Callaham July 25, 1916.  They lived and farmed in Lincoln County until they moved to Idaho in 1936. She worked in farm work and in later years worked as a nurse’s aide at the Nyssa, Ore., hospital.
      Her hobby was raising flowers.
      She was a member of the Parma Nazarene Church and the Parma Senior Citizens.
      She is survived by five sons, Jonas of Klamath Falls, Ore., Earl of Nyssa, Ore., Ervin of LaGrande, Ore., and Richard and Raymond, both of McCall’ four daughters, Lela Porter of Grants Pass, Ore., Clara Lovitt of Parma, Bettie Blenkinsop of Nampa, and Sadie Schultz of Homedale; a brother, Elmer Triggs of Grand Island, Neb.; 40 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; and numerous stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.
      She was preceded in death by her husband Albert; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, four sisters and a brother.
      Friends may call today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Parma Dakan chapel.
      Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, care of Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell 83606



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