Nora Pearl (Moore, Jenkins, Westphal) Steinman 1922 ~ 2016 Nora Pearl "Pearl" Steinman passed away of natural causes on Friday, September 16, 2016 in Boise, Idaho. She was in the care of her loving family and the staff of the Apex Care Center. Pearl Steinman was born Nora Pearl Moore in Buffalo, Missouri on January 9, 1922 to Raymond Moore and Permelia Mabel Holt Moore. She was the youngest of five children that included: Claude Moore, Bonnie Moore Shelton, Clyde Moore, and George Moore. She graduated from Boise High School in 1940 and later graduated from Boise Business College. She was active in high school talent shows and theatrical productions. She worked as a secretary to the Nampa Chamber of Commerce and Jones-Claiborne Insurance. During World War II, she was a member of the Minute Maids of Boise, selling war bonds. She was also active in and held a life membership in the Mercy Hospital Auxiliary, and served as President of the Auxiliary. She served for several years as a member of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority for the Snake River Stampede rodeo. She was a member of the Nampa First Church of the Nazarene and enjoyed serving for over 25 years as the Director of the Care House for the First Church. In 2004, she was honored by being selected as Nampa Citizen of the Year by the Mayor and City Council of Nampa, Idaho. Pearl married Fred C. Jenkins on May 24, 1944, in Boise, Idaho. Fred served as a Lieutenant and pilot for the Army Air Corps, Eighth Army, and European Theatre. They had four children: Jeffrey Craig, Jamie Christine, Charles Edward, and Fred Brian (Fritz). Nora Pearl was blessed with seven Jenkins grandchildren: Sara Christine, Nora Kelsie Lorraine (Conger), Selby June Marie, Charles Edward (III), Chloe Robyn, Shelby Briane, and Micah Elliott. After Fred's death, she married Carl Westphal. After Carl's death, she married Warren Steinham in 2005. Pearl and Warren spent six wonderful years together traveling in their motorhome throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Pearl was very active, even into her later years. She loved fishing, golfing, tennis, and was a championship bowler during the fifties and sixties in Nampa, Idaho. She loved rooting for her children and grandchildren in their sports and academic activities. She especially enjoyed her companionship and golf games with Avis, her friend from the third grade, until Avis's death in 2015. She also enjoyed spending time and golfing with longtime friend, Faith Fastabend. She is survived by her children: Jamie (Tom) Shropshire, Charles (Sherry) Jenkins, and Fritz (Traci) Jenkins; her grandchildren; her nieces, Carolyn Shelton Lukson and Colleen Hawes; and her nephews, Vernon Moore and Denny Shelton. She is predeceased by her husbands: Fred Jenkins, Carl Westphal, and Warren Steinman; her parents; her siblings; and her son, Jeffrey Jenkins. A memorial service will be held Sunday, October 23, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Nampa First Church of the Nazarene, 601 16th Avenue S. in Nampa, Idaho. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Pearl's name to the First Church Care House. We wish to thank all the staff at the Apex Center in Boise for their care and assistance.
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