Private family memorial
services for Frank Allen Harris, 83, of Nampa, who died
Thursday, Nov. 20, at his home, will be held Saturday at the
Alsip Funeral Chape1, Nampa.
The Rev. Kenneth B. Britt, pastor of the Nampa First
Christian Church, will officiate. Private burial will follow
in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Mr. Harris was born July 5, 1903, at Prosser, Wash., to
Henry and Martha Jane Winter. As a small boy he moved with
his family to Nampa and attended grade school. In 1918 he
moved to Deer Creek, Minn., and finished his high school
education, receiving a sports scholarship to the University of
In 1923 he returned to Nampa and began to work for the
Union Pacific Railroad as a civil engineer. He went to work
for the Pacific Fruit Express Co. in 1926.
He married Ruth U. Hickox June 28, 1931, in Nampa. In
1943 he accepted employment by the International Blacksmith's
Union as an international representative. In 1947 he became
self-employed as a real estate and insurance broker in Los
Angeles, Calif. He moved to San Bernardino, Calif., in 1949
and continued to work in insurance and real estate until his
retirement in 1968, when he and his wife returned to Nampa.
They had resided there since.
He was a member of the Nampa First Christian Church.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; two sisters,
Winnefred E. Crooks of Nampa and Rebecca D. Robertson of
Spokane, Wash.; a brother-in-law, Everett F. Hickox of
Ontario, Ore.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice Program, 1512 12th
Ave. Road, Nampa 83651; or flowers may be sent.