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Idaho State Journal, 04/06/03
MONTPELIER, Idaho - Verma Nelson Lindsay, 95, passed away Friday, April 4, 2003 in Tucson,
AZ. She was born in Bloomington, Idaho November 12, 1907 to Mary Agnes and Adelbert Henry
Nelson. She attended schools in Bloomington and Paris, Idaho.
She married Rulon Beach Lindsay December 17, 1927. They spent time in Chicago, IL and
Ogden, UT during Dr. Lindsay's schooling. They moved to Cokeville, WY in 1932, where
he began his practice. In 1936 they moved to Montpelier. Dr. Lindsay passed away in 1964.
Later Verma moved to Tucson, AZ in 1998.
Verma chaired the Red Cross Knitting Program during the second World War and later the Red
Cross Blood Bank. She was also chairperson for the Cancer Society for some years.
Verma moved to Tucson in 1998 where she resided in a retirement home. She made many
friends and was again knitting for underprivileged children.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Rulan B. Lindsay; her daughter, Elaine
Schoper; two sisters, Opal Anderson and Twilla Berger; four brothers, Verle William, James
Lowell, Adelbert Ronald and Doyle Erwin Nelson.
She is survived by one sister, Thorma Headlee; one brother, Theo Nelson; both from
Montpelier; a daughter, Marian Horsley (Ralph), Tucson, AZ; one son-in-law, Dr. Glenn
Schoper of Boise, Idaho; ten grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and two
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 9, at 1:00 p.m. at the Matthews Mortuary
Chapel in Montpelier. Friends and family may visit from 11:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. prior
to the service. She will be buried in the Montpelier Cemetery following the service.
The family requests donations to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, 120
Wall Street, New York, NY 10005-4001 or your favorite charity.