G. Hull of Boise died on Saturday, April 9, 1994, in a Boise
hospital after a long illness.
Services will be held at 1 :30 p.m. on Wednesday, April
13, 1994, at Summers Funeral Homes, Boise Chapel. Bishop
Marlin Patterson of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day
Saints, Nampa 13th Ward, Nampa, ID. Burial will follow at
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Donald was born on April 2, 1932, at Powers, Oregon, the
son of Elvin and Milla Hull. He graduated from Powers High
School and then attended the University of Oregon for two
years. He joined the U. S. Army and was an Intelligence
Sergeant in Korea and was discharged in 1954. He married
Phyllis Stanley in 1955 at Coos Bay, Oregon. He entered auto
sales as his vocation in Portland in 1955. They later moved
to Corvallis and he became a Volkswagen partner-dealer before
purchasing Town & Country Volkswagen in Nampa/Caldwell on
January 29, 1967. He then built a Volkswagen dealership in
Ontario and had interests in dealerships in Pocatello and
Nampa before purchasing Treasure Valley Volkswagen in 1981.
The Dodge-Jeep and Chrysler-Plymouth dealerships in Nampa
were recently included.
He was Volkswagen Dealer of the year in 1978 (National #
1) . He was a member of Nampa Elks, past Director of Idaho
Auto Dealers Association, the Volkswagen Dealer Council and a
longtime member of Broadmore and Terrace Lake Country Clubs.
He was also a BSU Booster and a loyal fan.
Don loved his family and friends, his cabin at Terrace
Lakes, golf, flying his plane, fishing, snow mobiling and the
To his loved ones, he would like to leave this note:
I'd like the memory of me to be a happy one. I'd like to
leave an after glow of smiles when life is done. I'd like to
leave an echo whispering softly down the fairway of happy
times and laughing times and bright and sunny days. I'd like
the tears of those who grieve to dry before the sun. Of happy
memories that leave when life is done.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Hull of Boise; a
son, Ollis and daughter-in-law, Candy Hull of Nampa; a
daughter, Kathleen and son-in-law, Steve Fisher of Boise; a
mother, Milla Hull of Nampa; a brother, Robert C. and
sister-in-law, Lou Hull, of Portland, Oregon; a brother,
Clarence and sister-in-law, Pat Hull of Chehalis, Washington;
and a beloved grandson, Chase Hull. He also leaves behind
many loved ones and business associates in Boise, Nampa and