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Information for Darrel H. Gammel

31 August, 1932 - 17 November, 1995

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

19 November, 1995

Contributed by Helen Strine

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Darrel Gammel

    Graveside services for Darrel H. Gammel, 63, of Caldwell, who died Nov. 17, 1995 at his home of natural causes will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 1995 at the Parma Cemetery, Parma, Idaho. Military rites will be by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.

    Mr. Gammel was born August 31, 1932 at Tobias, Nebraska, a son of Henry and Christine Vohount Gammel and moved to Parma in 1941. Darrel served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. After the war he returned to Parma where he resided most of his life. Darrel worked for the Nestle Company in Nampa. He married Rita C. Tuckness on January 14, 1978, at Winnemucca, Nevada. The couple had resided in Caldwell for the past nine years.

    Survivors include his wife Rita of Caldwell; a son Sharkey Dean Gammel of Branson, Missouri; a step-son, Allen Tuckness of Spokane, Washington; a daughter Tina Cikanek of Harrison, Arkansas; four brothers, Bernard Gammel of Parma, Robert “Bobby” Gammel of Rock Springs, Wyoming, Roger Gammel of Boise and Gary Gammel of Parma; four sisters, Dorothy Thienpoint of Rock Springs, Wyoming, Katherene Johnson of Caldwell; Sharon Foley of Quincy, California and Aggie Silkett of Renton, Washington; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.

     Friends may call Sunday from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.


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