Clifton R. Jessen, 84, of Nampa,
died Friday, Feb. 15, 1991, at the
funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19,
at the Hillcrest
chaplain at Mercy Medical
Center will officiate.
Friends are asked to
meet at the cemetery. Services
are under the direction of Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Cliff was born Sept. 10, 1906, at Greeley, Colo.,
to Jesse and Pearl Myers Jessen.
In 1910 he moved with
his family to the Black Canyon area near Caldwell where they homesteaded and he was
reared and educated. The
family farmed and raised sheep.
At the age of 10 he
took his first band of sheep to
He married Vera Wing Aug. 1, 1925, at Emmett and they
made their home in Caldwell. In
1938 they came to Nampa where they had since resided.
Cliff had been
employed at Swifts and Co., Caldwell, Kings Packing Co.,
Nampa, and retired from Boise Valley
Pack in Eagle as a meat salesman in 1969.
Cliff's main interests
were hunting, fishing and camping.
is survived by his wife, Vera of Nampa; three sons and
daughters-in-law, Robert "Bob" and Donna Jessen, Eagle, Cecil
and Betty Jessen, Vancouver, Wash., and Kenny and Betty J.
Jessen, Boise; three daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and
Herman Boston, Caldwell, Beverly and Frank Kennedy, Valencia,
Calif., and Peggy and Richard Moss, Meridian; three brothers,
Dave, Clarence and Ray, all of Caldwell; a sister, Marie
Scheuffele, Boise; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren;
and numerous nieces and nephews.
was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson, LaMar, in
1971, and a twin sister at birth.
family suggests memorials be made to the Mountain States Tumor
Institute, 151 E. Bannock St., Boise 83702; or flowers may be
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today
until 9 p.m., Monday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 8
to 11 a.m.