Services for Benjamin A.
Hale, 82, of Middleton, Route 1, who died Friday, Feb. 18, at
a Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday
at the Middleton Second Ward Chapel, Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints by Bishop Craig R. Baird. Interment will
follow at the Middleton Cemetery under the direction of the
Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
He was born Dec. 11, 1900 at Grover, Lincoln County,
Wyoming where he lived until age 14 when his family moved to
Emmett. He married Ollie Slate on Sept. 25, 1924 and she died
He married Dora Fisher on Aug. 6, 1940 in Emmett and they
lived there until moving to Middleton in 1960 where they have
He had been a farmer and worked in construction with his
brothers until his retirement in 1969. He was a member of the
Middleton Second Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
He is survived by his wife, Middleton; two sons, Arthur of
New Plymouth and Dallas of Emmett; two daughters, Mrs. Arden
(Pauline) Atkinson of Parma and Mrs. Bill (Mildred) Lemon of
Wheaton, Mo.; two sisters, Hattie Brogen of Meridian and
Nettie Moore of Payette; 25 grandchildren; 39
great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was
preceded in death by two sons, four brothers and three
Friends may call at the Flahiff Chapel, Caldwell, Monday
from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m.