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Information for Josephine Hill Andersen
20 August, 1889
7 September, 1991
From the Idaho Statesman
September, 1991
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Josephine Hill Andersen

     WILDER - Josephine Hill Andersen, 87, of Wilder, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 1991, in a Homedale care center.
     Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Wilder Cemetery,  Arrangements are under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
     Josephine was born Oct. 31, 1903, at Marysville, Ohio, a daughter of William I. and Verla Hill.  She moved at an early age with her family to the Fargo community, southwest of Wilder on the Snake River.  After attending grade school in Fargo and high school in Wilder, she attended the College of Idaho in Caldwell, graduating in 1927.  She taught school in Cambridge, where she married Lougene Andersen on May 25, 1928.  They moved to Wilder, where Josephine taught first grade for many years.
     She was active in the Rebekah Lodge; Order of Eastern Star; Ladies Auxiliary, Patriarch Militant; the Fargo Club; Rook Club; and Study Club.
     Josephine will be remembered for chalk talks she gave, and poetry she wrote for community events.
     Survivors include her husband, Gene of Wilder; a son, Dale E. Andersen of Caldwell; a son and daughter-in-law, Merle and Sue Andersen of Wilder; a daughter, Janet Thomas of Boise; three brothers, Bennett Hill of Nampa, Robert Hill of Bend, Ore., and Donald Hill of San Diego, Calif.; two sisters, Frances Day of Sunnyvale, Calif., and Doris (Mrs. Don) Stewart of Parma; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents.
     Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.


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