Almeta Good

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Almeta Hilty Good, 87, of Lucille, Idaho, formerly of Indian Cove, died Monday, July 21, 2008.

A memorial service was planned for Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Riggins Assembly of God Church.

Almeta was born in Nampa to George B. and Hannah E. Hilty on Dec. 20, 1920.

On October 27, 1941, she married Dan Good. Most of their married life they lived in various places in Idaho, raising their six children.

Almeta enjoyed painting, gardening, and listening to bird songs. She was an avid reader, especially of the Bible, her family said. "Hymns and spiritual songs were a great joy to her, as well as engaging her children and grandchildren in games of Probe and tea parties and sharing ideas on maintaining a happy, healthy life."

She is survived by: her husband, Dan; sons David (Bonny) Good of John Day, Ore., Forrest (Brenda) Good of Harpster, and Philip (Julie) Good of New Meadows; daughters Yvonne (Ron) Todd of Grangeville, Charity (Jim) Eckwortzel of Pollock, and Rachel (Jim) Rupp of Lucille; 17 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her two sisters, Adelia Hilty and Georgia Schmidt, a son, Lee Andrew Good, a granddaughter, Aimee, and a great-grandson, Dreyden.