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Information for Kermit E. Hale

26 September, 1918 - 11 July, 1987

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

July, 1987
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Kermit Hale

    Graveside services for Kermit E. Hale, 68, of Middleton and formerly of Nampa, who died Saturday, July 11, at home of natural causes, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    The Rev. Leo W. Reed of the Nampa First Baptist Church will officiate, under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  Friends may meet at the cemetery.
    Mr. Hale was born Sept. 26, 1918, at Salem, Miss.  He lived with his family in several states while growing up.
    He served in the U.S. Army from 1939 to 1945, spending some of his tour of duty in Europe.  Following his discharge, he moved to Nampa.
    He married Lois Anthony in 1946. They divorced in 1968.
    He worked as a carman at the Union Pacific Fruit Express Shops in Nampa from 1946 to 1979.
    In March 1986 he moved to Middleton.
    He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Carman of American.
    He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Larry Rowe of Middleton and Janice and Bill Moser of Payette; a stepson and his wife, Charles and Trudy Anthony of Nampa; a brother, Konald Hale of Tahoe City, Calif.; a sister, Dolores Eddins of Gardena, Idaho; five grandchildren; two granddaughters; and a great-granddaughter.
    He was  preceded in death by a sister.
    Memorials may be made to the Hospice Program at Mercy Medical Center, 1512 12th Ave. Road, Nampa 83651; the Idaho Lung Association, 2621 Camas St., Boise 83705; or flowers may be sent.
    Friends may call today until 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Alsip chapel.

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