Services for Johannes Kannegaard, 94, of Melba Route 1, who
died Jan. 31 in a Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 1 p.m.
Wednesday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel with the Rev. George
Beard, pastor of the Nampa Trinity Lutheran Church,
will follow in the Melba Cemetery
with graveside rites by Melba I.O.O.F. Lodge 150 and military
rites by the Melba American Legion Divin-Slonecker Post 126.
He was born Dec. 20, 1888, at Torring,
He was reared and
educated in Denmark.
At the age of 19 he
moved to Boise.
He served in the U.S.
Army during W.W. I and following his honorable discharge
returned to Boise and married Marie Hansen.
marriage, they made their home in Melba where they farmed.
She died in February
He had continued to make his home in Melba.
He attended the Nampa Trinity
Church, was a member and past Noble Grand and
Chaplain of Melba I.O.O.F. Lodge 150, was a charter member of
the Walters Butte Grange 130, a charter and lifetime member of
the American Legion Divin-Slonecker Post 126, a member of the
Farm Bureau and the Scandanavian Society of
is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Ellis (Ann)
Greenfield, Melba; seven grandchildren
and five great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sons and one
Memorials may be made to the Memorial Fund of the
612 C. Midland Blvd, Nampa, 83651 or flowers may be sent.