Orveta Lee (Simmons) Krajnik

December 29, 1926 ~ November 21, 2019 (age 92)


Orveta “Pete” Krajnik, 92, of Nampa, went home to be with her Lord In the early morning of Thursday Nov. 21, 2019.

 On Dec 29, 1926 a baby girl was born to Roy and Beulah Simmons in Nampa, Idaho where she attended Lone Star Elementary and Nampa High School. On Oct 09, 1943 she married the love of her life Ed Krajnik. They had a loving marriage of seventy-six years. They worked together on their farm in the vicinity of the Karcher Mall. Moving later to a farm south of Nampa off of Deer Flat. After retiring they built their dream home on the hill overlooking Lake Lowe on Rim Rd. From that marriage came two children, Lana Grimmett (Krajnik) and Gary Krajnik. Mom was a league bowler where she became one of the top five bowlers in Nampa. She loved painting and belonged to the art Guild of Nampa. She was a long-time member of the Bennett club where she baked lots of pies for farm auctions. Ed and Orveta enjoyed their friends’ playing cards and traveling with the Gem Sprouts Chapter of Good Sams. They enjoyed camping and fishing whenever possible. In the winter they took time to travel the states and abroad.

            Orveta is survived by her husband, Ed Krajnik; her children, Lana Grimmett and Gary and Pam Krajnik; six grandchildren, Kelly Murrey(Matt), Kevin Braithwait, Mike Krajnik (Jennifer), Jodie Skaug (Ben), Sara Dixon, Amy Colo(Rob); 16 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Velma Sanders and Earl Simmons and a niece and nephew, Darlene Kennel and Dennis “Moose” Murray.

There will be a viewing and visitation on Sunday, Dec 1 from 5 – 7 PM at the Nampa Funeral Home, Yraguen Chapel, 415 12th Ave. So. – 208-442-8171. A private graveside service will precede the Celebration of Life Service at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1 PM on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 at the Lakeview Bible Church, 1010 W. Greenhurst Rd in Nampa.

The family wishes to thank the following for their loving care for Orveta; Linda, La Vonne, Susie and Brent from Journeys Hospice and a special thanks to Home Watch care givers.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Lakeview Bible Church, 1010 Greenhurst Rd., Nampa 83686; Pet Haven, 333 Orchard Ave. Nampa, ID 83651 or the Nampa Salvation Army, 403 12th Ave. So., Nampa, ID 83651.

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December 1, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Nampa Funeral Home
415 12th Ave. So.
Nampa, Idaho 83651

Celebration of Life
December 2, 2019

1:00 PM
Lakeview Bible Church
1010 W. Greenhurst Rd.
Nampa, Idaho 83686

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