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Beatrice Merz

Mar. 7, 1924 - Mar. 31, 2018

Date of Service: Apr. 7, 2018

Beatrice Helen Merz (94) passed away March 31, 2018. She was born March 7, 1924 in Rupert, Idaho to Lawrence and Katherine (Penner) Olenslager. She married Peter Henry Boldt on February 19, 1943 in Idaho Falls, ID. She is survived by her son Lawrence (Marcy) Boldt of Jackson, ID, two daughters Pamela (Steve) Darrington of Declo, ID, and Diana (Dennis) Montgomery of Rupert, ID, one sister Naomia (Delford) Bliss, fifteen grandchildren, and forty-six great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her two husbands, her parents and one sister Shirley (Howard) Williams.

Pete and Beatrice farmed near Aberdeen, ID for the first six years of their marriage. They bought a farm in the Jackson area where they farmed until 1966 when Pete passed away. Beatrice married Vernon Merz November 16, 1968. They farmed and lived in the Heyburn area. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Hansen Mortuary in Rupert. A viewing will take place for one hour prior to the funeral service. Burial will be in the Rupert Cemetery following the funeral. Services are under the direction of Joel Heward Hansen Mortuary.

Condolences for Beatrice Merz

From David Fortier:
To Lawrence, Pam and Diana and extended family, Beatrice was a very strong and wonderful lady that we will miss and remember all of the family activities that she shared with all of us. I remember the building of the home for the growing family and many good events in the neighborhood with our families.
From Janet Bernad Cozakos:
To the Boldt family so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. May her memory be eternal.
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