Services for Elsie Adeline Packer, 81, of Garden Valley, Idaho, formerly of Emmett, Idaho, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at home, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the Garden Valley Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Garden Valley. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Emmett Cemetery. There will be a viewing Wednesday from 3 until 8 p.m. at the Potter Funeral Chapel in Emmett.
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Elsie was born on June 18, 1931, in Rapid City, S.D. She was employed at the Foodland Grocery and at Albertsons in Emmett for many years.
She is survived by her children Nate and Kris Packer of Nampa and Carrie and Ed Nichols of Newberg, Ore.; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death her husband D'Orr Packer; a daughter Glenna Welch; her second husband John Johnston; three brothers and two sisters; and her parents L.C. McFarland and Ann Elizabeth Currier McFarland.
Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross or to the
Potter Funeral Chapel
228 East Main Street
Emmett, ID 83617
Published in Emmett Messenger Index from Feb. 18 to Mar. 18, 2013