Barbara Jean Magica Cresse
Published in Idaho Statesman on January 4, 2011

Barbara Jean Cresse, 78, from Mountain Home, died of natural
causes Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at a Boise hospital.

A memorial service will be held at 11am on Thursday, January 6,
2011, at Rost Funeral Home McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain

Barbara was born August 14, 1932 in Los Angeles, CA to
George M. and Mary E. Megica. She graduated from
High School
in Washington, DC in 1951 and then attended George Washington

She met Jerre at Randolf Air Force Base and they married at Lackland Air Force Base
on August 10, 1956. Barbara and Jerre had three sons, Steve, Dave, and Bill; and now
have two granddaughters, Emma and Quinn. Barbara was a devoted sister, wife, and
mother; an avid reader, and loved movies. Barbara also enjoyed travel. She traveled
extensively in Europe during Jerre's Air Force career, and later opened and managed
the Global Travel office in Mountain Home.

She was a former President of the Mountain Home Rotary Club.

She is survived by her husband Jerre, sister Elizabeth and brother in law Ralph Short,
son William and daughter in law Ktrina, and son Steven and daughter in law Karen. She
is preceded in death by her father and mother and son David.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mountain Home Senior Citizens Center,
1000 N 3rd E, Mountain Home, ID 83647.