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 Blanche Marie <I>McMurtrey</I> Nield

Blanche Marie McMurtrey Nield

Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, USA
Death 31 Oct 2012 (aged 76)
Burial Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 100007398 · View Source
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Blanche Marie McMurtrey Nield, 76, of Idaho Falls, passed away on October 31, 2012, at her home of natural causes.

She was born July 23, 1936 in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Robert Milton McMurtrey and Julia Fern Brown McMurtrey. She grew up and attended schools in the area, graduating from Idaho Falls High School.

On May 7, 1957, she married Allen Jay Nield in Coltman, Idaho. He preceded her in death on January 8, 2004. Blanche was a devoted mother and homemaker.

She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed poetry, painting, camping, and fishing. She especially loved her family and spending time with them.

Survivors are:
Daughter: Karen (Russell) Bass, Idaho Falls, ID
Daughter: Terry Livingston, Idaho Falls, ID
Son: Barry Nield, Idaho Falls, ID
Daughter: Julie Knowlton (Tom) Dinning, Farmington, NM
Son: Kenny (Lisa) Nield, Idaho Falls, ID
Daughter: Kathy (Doug) Halbrook, Idaho Falls, ID
Son: Kevin Nield, Idaho Falls, ID
Daughter: Joni Gallagher (Dave Broussard), Idaho Falls, ID
Daughter: Becky Gardner, Idaho Falls, ID
Son: Scott Nield, Idaho Falls, ID
Daughter: Amy (Mike) Wheeler, Rigby, ID
Brother: Kay (Gayla) McMurtrey, Idaho Falls, ID
Sister: Joan Noble, Elma, WA
Sister: Judy Price, Rigby, ID
29 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jay Nield; a son, Michael Nield; a brother, Robert McMurtrey; a granddaughter, April Wilde; and a great grandson, Rocky Wisdom.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2012, at Wood Funeral Home (273 N. Ridge). The family will visit with friends on Friday from 6:30-8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 1-1:45 p.m. prior to the services, both at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

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  • Created by: Barb
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100007398
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Blanche Marie McMurtrey Nield (23 Jul 1936–31 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100007398, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Barb (contributor 46936813) .