Information for Lester Elihu Garrett
12 October, 1908 – 28 March, 1994
From the Idaho
29 March, 1994
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Funeral services for Lester E. Garrett, 85, of Middleton,
who died Monday, March 28, 1994, at the Idaho State Veteran’s
Home in Boise, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 31,
1994, at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Reverend Don
Hardenbrook of the Oregon Trail Church of God will officiate,
with Lodge #52 Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Military
Rites by the V.F.W. Burial will follow at the Middleton
Cemetery, Middleton, Idaho.
Mr. Garrett was born October 12, 1908, at Kingston,
Arkansas, a son of Alva and Mary F. Little Garrett. He was
raised in Clarksville and moved with his family at a young age
to Idaho. Lester moved to Middleton in 1927 and was a
sheepherder for twelve years. In 1942 he joined the Navy and
was stationed in the Aleutian Islands where he was an airplane
mechanic. After his honorable discharge in 1945 he returned to
Middleton where he farmed and ranched until his retirement in
1974. Lester married Iva Harvey in 1981 and the couple resided
Lester was an avid fisherman and waa a member of the Odd
Survivors include his wife, Iva of Middleton; five
stepsons, Robert Gans of Middleton, Brent Harvey of Battle
Mountain, Nevada, James Harvey of Middleton, Thomas Harvey of
Indian Valley, Idaho, and Claude Harvey of Valmy, Nevada; two
stepdaughters, Carolyn Sparks of Battle Mountain, Nevada, and
Nancy Smith of Elko, Nevada; four brothers, Colby Garrett of
Caldwell, Andy Garrett of Bothell, Washington, and Alva
Garrett of Middleton; 19 step grandchildren, 4 step
great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
Friends may call today from 3 until 8 p.m. at the Flahiff
Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
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