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Information for Arland L. Hodgson

30 September, 1904 - 11 May, 1985

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

May, 1985
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Arland Hodgson

    Graveside services for Arland L. Hodgson, 80, of Nampa, who died Saturday, May 11, in a Nampa nursing home, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    The Rev. Joseph Housh of the First United Methodist Church, Nampa, will officiate, under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Mr. Hodgson, an insurance representative, was born Sept. 30, 1904, in Pleasantville, Iowa, to Charles and Marie Amos Hodgson.  He was reared and educated in Pleasantville where he married Ruby Bacon.  They moved to Wichita, Kan., in 1931 where he worked as a policeman.
    They moved to Caldwell in 1945 where he was an insurance representative for Mutual Life of New York.  Mrs. Hodgson died in 1961.
    He had resided for the last 20 years in Napa, Calif.  He moved to Nampa in April of this year.
    He was a member of the First Christian Church.
    He is survived by two daughters, Marilyn (Mrs. Rocky) Merrick of Nampa and Beverly (Mrs. Tom) Morris of Homedale; eight sisters; a brother; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
     A brother and a died earlier.

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