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Mrs. Margaret Ann Ormsby, 72, of 607 Sixteenth Avenue South, a resident of Nampa since 1928, died yesterday in her home [July 27, 1953].
Mrs. Ormsby was born Feb. 18, 1880, in Hopkinton, Iowa. She was married in Hopkinton in November, 1897, to William Ormsby. The couple moved to Iowa, and in 1913, to Grandview. They lived there until coming to Nampa. Mr. Ormsby died in Nampa in December, 1939.
Mrs. Ormsby was a member of the Methodist Church, Colfax Rebekah Lodge and the Women’s Relief Corps. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Irene Scribner, Burns, Ore. and Mrs. Helen Stanford, Nampa; two sons, George Ormsby, Vale, Ore., and Sam Ormsby, Boise; two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Evans, Dallas, Texas, and Mrs. Clara Bartell, Monticello, Iowa; three brothers, George Vesey, Renton, Wash.; Henry Vesey, Delhi, Iowa, and John Vesey, Boone, Iowa, and 22 grandchildren.
Services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Edmunds Chapel. Rev. Robert Crenshaw of South Side Boulevard Methodist Church will officiate, and burial will be in Kohlerlawn Cemetery. Colfax Rebekah Lodge will take part in the graveside service.
Idaho Free Press, July 28, 1953
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman