Mary Ann Estep Zabala

of Gooding, Idaho
Born: November 23, 1947 in Gooding, Idaho
Died: April 26, 2013 in Boise, Idaho
Age: 65 years old

Gooding, Idaho - After a short battle with leukemia and her mother, Virginia at her bed side, Mary Ann, 65, a resident of Gooding, left us to join her departed husband, Marcos, in heaven on April 26, 2013.

Mary Ann was born in Gooding, Idaho on Nov. 23, 1947 to George and Virginia Estep. She attended Gooding schools and graduated from Gooding High School in 1967. After high school, Mary Ann enrolled in Beauty College in Boise where she received her degree in 1969. She began her career as a beautician in Gooding and had operated her business for the last 45 years.

Mary Ann was very dedicated to her business as a hair dresser, putting in long hours and long days in order to appease her customers. Mary Ann would even travel to the local nursing or assisted living homes to do her clients hair.

She met her husband Marcos while in Gooding. They were married on October 3, 1981 and resided in their home on Nevada Street, in Gooding.

Mary Ann’s greatest joys were getting firewood with her belated husband, Marcos; walking the dogs (In all types of weather); making sure her mother’s hair was always perfect; spending evenings with her mother and the dogs; and praying the Rosary.

Mary Ann was preceded in death by her father George Estep and her husband Marcos Zabala.

Mary Ann is survived and remembered with love by her mother Virginia Estep; brother Brent Estep (Jean); sister Brenda Krahn (Kenny); and her nieces and nephews.

Recitation of the Rosary will be held at 11:00 am, on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Gooding. A memorial service will immediately follow at the Church. Private inurnment will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in Gooding at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to your local animal shelter; or St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Gooding.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Demaray Funeral Service – Gooding Chapel.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting the obituary link at

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Lori k michals said on Saturday, Apr 27 at 6:48 PM

mary ann you were very dear to me I will treasure the times sitting in youre shop how you kept my hair so professionally done when I was working at the hospital i,ll miss you dearly rest in peace youre loving cousin lori

Anne Lipe said on Monday, Apr 29 at 8:26 AM

The kindness you showed to my mom and others at Bennett Hills will not be forgotten. You will be greatly missed.

Martin Huber said on Monday, Apr 29 at 2:25 PM

Maryann was such a sweet loving careing person. I worked with her husband for many years. You will be dearly missed marryann

Terri Pendleton said on Wednesday, May 1 at 11:15 AM

WE will miss Mary Ann's touch as she did such a lovely job for many of our residents at DeSano Place Suites in caring for their hair care needs. We will miss her efficiency and her smile. Rest in Peace, the staff and resdients of DeSano Place Suites.

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