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Information for Frank Allen Harris

5 July, 1903 - 20 November, 1986

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

November, 1986
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Frank Harris

    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 Minnesota.
    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.

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