Marilyn Faye Sheppard, resident of Nampa, Idaho died on November 22, 2010, while at the hospital in Boise, Idaho due to complications of surgery.
Marilyn was born in Shelley Idaho on January 30, 1943 to John Paul and Lucille Hjelm. John passed away when she was 8 but Oliver Everett joined the family completing the family circle once again.
A graduate of Firth High School, she spent most of her life in the Shelley/Firth area, but has lived in Nampa for the past 10 years.
On June 23, 1961 she married Leland Sheppard and they began a family life of their own. They raised five children, Kail, Kristie, Angela, Kendall & Malina.
She spent her life in service to her family, friends, and community. One of her favorite hangouts was always the kitchen and there was never enough cookbooks. Her many talents included, sewing, painting, gardening, cooking and she recently started playing the piano.
She is survived by her brother, Gerald, her children and their spouses: Kail and Barbara, Steven and Kristie, Robert and Angela, Kendall, Alfred and Malina, her awesome grandchildren: Misty, Alaina, Jessica, Kerra, Clinton Chase, Jennalee, Brandi, Scott, Spencer, Charlie, Mathue, Anthonie Shauntae, and Joeseph and three great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, December 2, 2010 at Nalder Funeral Home, 110 West Oak Street in Shelley. The family will received friends Thursday morning from 10:00 till 10:40 A.M. at the funeral home. Interment will be at the Riverview Cemetery.