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Nora Emily Reader


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Nora Emily Reader Obituary
Nora Emily Reader of Burley, Idaho passed away Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 at the Cassia Memorial Hospital in Burley. Before her death, she was residing at the Highland Estate Assisted Living Facility, also in Burley. Nora was born May 29, 1931 in Basalt, Idaho the daughter of Samuel and Emily Butler. 
On Aug. 23, 1949, she married Marvin Speth Reader in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He preceded her in death on July 4, 2012. Nora grew up in the Blackfoot area, graduated from Blackfoot High School, worked at the Roxy Theater and M.H. Kings.
She worked many years with her mother and father in the family upholstery business. In 1966, Nora moved to Burley where she worked for J.R Simplot Processing Plant, retiring in 1993. 
She loved to sew, croquet, scrapbook and collect coins and Nora spent as much of her time with her family as she could. Nora is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 
She is survived by her daughters, Penny (Keith) Taylor of Blackfoot, Marva (Donny) Pickering of Burley and Judy (Javier) Cortinas of Rupert, Idaho; one sister, Leah English of Idaho Falls, Idaho; 10 grandchildren, 22 great- grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. 
Nora was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Reader, her parents, three sisters, three brother-in-law's, one grand son-in-law and one great grandson. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21 at the Morrison Funeral Home, 188 South Hwy. 24, Rupert, Idaho.
Urn placement will follow in the Paul Cemetery. The family would like to give a special thank you to the many care givers at the Cassia Memorial Hospital and Burley Hospice Program for the special care that was given to Nora and her family. 
Condolences may be left at morrisonpayne.com. Cremation and services under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home in Rupert.
Published in The Morning News on Oct. 21, 2016
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