Amelia O. Miranda
POCATELLO — Amelia O. Miranda, 70, of Pocatello, Idaho, passed away suddenly September 9, 2012 in Pocatello.
Amelia was born September 17, 1941 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She attended Tyhee Elementary, Alameda Jr. High and was a proud student of Pocatello High School and Chilocco High School in Oklahoma. She then attended Idaho State University for a brief period in the nursing program. She spent most of her life here in Pocatello and Fort Hall being a loving mother, grandmother and wife.
She married the love of her life at age 20, Cuberto G. Miranda, on November 16, 1961.
Amelia loved to read. She also enjoyed gambling, sewing, dancing, fishing, camping and traveling. She was also a collector of coins, cookie jars, carnival glass and salt and peppershakers.
She was a member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and Episcopal Church.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Miranda, Pocatello, brother, Jose Oresco, Fort Hall, sisters: Carmelita Oresco Williams, Pocatello, Esperanza Ignacio (Johnny) Miranda, Chubbuck, son, Paul Miranda, Kimberly, Idaho, daughter, Elena Miranda, Pocatello, granddaughter, Alesha (Dustin) Nicholas, Pocatello; Aubrey Miranda, Dyersburg, Tenn., grandsons: Erick and Anthony Estrada, Pocatello, and 5 great-grandchildren: Dylan Guthrie, Noah Spradling and Contessa Nicholas, Gabriel and Ricky Miranda.
Amelia was preceded in death by Pearl Edmo Oresco and Jesus Oresco. Funeral services for Amelia are at 2 p.m. Friday, September 14, 2012, at Wilks Funeral Home, 211 W. Chubbuck Road, Chubbuck, Idaho.
Family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 13, 2012 and one hour prior to services on Friday at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Wilks Funeral Home, 238-8000.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.wilksfuneralhome.com