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Claudia Virgin - Bidwell Funeral Home of St. Anthony, Idaho
Claudia Marotz Virgin

     Claudia Marotz Virgin 70, of Boise, Id. died Sept. 6, 2009 following a four year battle with breast cancer.

Claudia was born May 20, 1939 at Ashton, Idaho the daughter of Max and Ruth Marotz. She grew up in the Ashton area where she graduated from High School She also graduated from Utah State University in l957 and then from the University of Nevada, Reno with her masters degree. She taught school for 45 years teaching in the Old Green Timber School, Ashton Jr. High, North Fremont High School, and various schools in Boise.

She loved downhill skiing, sewing, cooking, animals but most important to her was her family. She was foster parent to 17 children all while she was raising 8 children of her own.
The family lived in the Twin Groves area for many years.

She is survived by her children Bonita Lyn Thomsen, Austin, TX.; Jeff Virgin, Nampa, ID.; Jeri Benson , St. Anthony, ID.; Monique Duncan, Boise, ID.; Jennie Kalco, Rigby, ID.; John Virgin, Rexburg, ID.; Simone Goetz, Edmond, OK.; Clint Thomsen, Carson City, NV.; She is also survived by one sister Margo Smith, Ashton, ID. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by one Grandson Jace Virgin.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday Sept. 11, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Anthony Idaho LDS Stake Center. Friends may call at the Bidwell Funeral Home Thursday evening from 6 - 8 p.m. and again at the church friday one hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Ashton Pineview Cemetery.

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