Archive for Thursday, September 20, 2007

Obituary: H. Helen Staples


September 20, 2007

Hilda Helen Gerstenberger Staples, 87, Rexburg, Idaho, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007, in Rexburg. Inurnment will be at a later date in Eudora Cemetery.

She was born March 28, 1920, in Eudora, the daughter of Homer Herbert and Erna Augusta Magdelena Gerstenberger. She grew up in Eudora and graduated from Eudora High School. She also attended business school in Kansas City.

Mrs. Staples worked as an administrative assistant from 1962 to 1985. She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Eudora.

She married George W. Staples on April 19, 1942, in Vancouver, Wash. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son, Michael Staples, Green Valley, Ariz.; and a daughter, Sharon Sundwall, Rexburg; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

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