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Alvena Louise Spurrier

June 26, 1931 ~ November 25, 2018 (age 87)

Alvena L. Spurrier, 87, of Boise, Idaho passed away on November 25, 2018.

Mrs. Spurrier was born in Elk Falls, Kansas to Hugh and Mary Royse.  She spent her early years helping on the farm with her family and graduated from Longton High School in 1949. 

She moved to Wichita, Kansas with her husband Joe Spurrier in 1953.  There they enjoyed time with family including outdoor activities such as fishing, camping & hunting.

In 1970 the family moved to Boise, Idaho where they enjoyed more fishing & hunting time with family.   She held different production positions until she was able to achieve her wish to help others and was hired at St Lukes in housekeeping and retired as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

In her later years, Mrs. Spurrier enjoyed gardening, knitting, crocheting and spending time with friends and family.  She was also devoted member of the Mountain View Church of the Brethren.

She is survived by her son Brett Spurrier of Boise; daughters Teresa Snavely of Boise and Janice Wilson of Wichita, Kansas; sisters Susan Epperd of Augusta, Kansas and Mary Lynn Howell of Wichita, Kansas and numerous grand and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. ‎

Mrs. Spurrier was preceded in death by her husband Joe Spurrier, brother Fred Royse of Winfield, Kansas and sister Joyce Kelly of Neosho, Missouri. 

Services will be held at Mountain View Church of the Brethren on December 4 at 1pm or December 5 at 11am. 


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