Services for Elza Frances Kellogg, 70, of 416 Dufur St., Nampa, who died Friday, Dec. 2 at a Nampa
hospital will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Alsip
Funeral Chapel with Bishop David Badger, bishop of the Nampa
Second Ward Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
with military graveside rites by the Divin-Slonecker American
Legion Post #126 of Melba will follow in the
was born Dec. 1, 1913 at Webster County, Missouri to Murl F.
and Laura O. Kellogg. At
a young age he moved with his parents to Jefferson, Iowa
where he was reared and educated. He married Wavel M. Wilde on
April 9, 1939 in Melba. Their
marriage was later solemnized on Feb. 21, 1952 in the
Idaho Falls, Idaho
After their marriage
they moved to Pendleton, Ore.
He entered the U.S.
Navy on March 30, 1944 and served during WW II.
He was honorably
discharged on Dec. 25, 1945 and returned to Pendleton.
owned and operated restaurants in Pendleton and
They later moved to Mt. Vernon, Ore.
where he was in the logging industry.
They moved to
Nampa in 1957 and he was employed as a barber in
Nampa and Boise for several years.
They moved to Melba in
1965 where he owned and operated the Melba Barbershop for 12
years. He later
retired and they moved to Nampa.
He was a member of the Nampa Second
Church and had served a
Northwestern States Mission for the L.D.S. church.
While living in Melba
he served as a councilman and Mayor of the city of
for nine years. He was
also a member of the Divin-Slonecker American Legion Post #126
is survived by his wife, Wavel, of Nampa; two sons, Merle A.
Kellogg, Mesa, Ariz., Eldon F. Kellogg, Spokane, Wash.; one
daughter, Barbara Henrichs, Nampa; three sisters, Zora Pugsly,
Jay Em, Wyoming, Zula Alcorn, and Zena Albrecht, both of
Portland, Ore.; 14 grandchildren, one great grandchild and
several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his
parents and two brothers.