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Begonia Simonia CortaJune 8, 1920 ~ November 3, 2017 (age 97)
Begonia Simonia Corta, 97, of Caldwell, Idaho, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017 of natural causes. Begonia was born on June 8, 1920 at the ranch in Arock, Oregon to Sebastian (Frank) and Florintina Larrusea. She was raised on the ranch, educated in a one-room schoolhouse in Arock; walking to and from school every day.
Begonia married Edward Corta on October 16, 1943. They had a very loving and happy 50-year marriage. In 1966, Edward and Begonia moved to Caldwell, Idaho where she resided for 51 years.
Survivors include her son Ronald Corta, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and her brother, Phidel Larrusea. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Edward Corta; brothers: Julio, Jim and Boni; and sisters: Inex, Elbeda and Beatrice.
A Rosary Recital will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Flahiff Funeral Chapel in Caldwell. Mass will be celebrated on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Jordan Valley, Oregon.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to St. Luke’s children’s hospital in Boise, Idaho. Condolences can be given at www.flahifffuneralchapel.com