Margaret King, 51

Wednesday, January 5, 2005

Margaret Leslie "Squeek" King, 51, of Mountain Home, died Dec. 30, 2004, at a local care center.

As per her wishes there will be no funeral services. Cremation is under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, Mountain Home.

Margaret was born Aug.16, 1953, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, where she grew up. Margaret attended school in the Mountain Home Schools.

Margaret and Dale Wurtz were married in Boise, where they had three children. They later divorced and she moved back to Mountain Home to be closer to her father, Bailey King.

Margaret was very creative in cooking, sewing, knitting and crocheting, her family said. She loved raising Pit Bull dogs and trained them as service animals for the handicapped.

She is survived by: her parents, Bailey and Carolyn King, of Mountain Home; three children, Brian, Mark, and Andrea Wurtz, all of Boise; four brothers, Bailey King II of Boise, and Howard King of Florida, John King of Mountain Home, and James King of Burley, three grandchildren, an uncle and an aunt.

Memorial contributions can be made in her name, Margaret "Squeek" King, to the Elmore County Humane Society.