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Information for Lester L. Kimble

27 December, 1903 - 7 April, 1995

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

10 April, 1995
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Lester Kimble

    Lester L. Kimble, 91, of Caldwell, died Friday, April 7, 1995, at the Caldwell hospital of natural causes.  Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, 1995, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.  Pastor Brian D. Dyer of the Ustick Church of the Nazarene will officiate.  Services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Lester was born December 27, 1903, at Imperial, Nebraska.  He married Bertha Stumbaugh in 1930 in Trenton, Nebraska.  The family moved to Idaho in 1944, settling in Caldwell.  Lester worked for Canyon County, building many of the area's bridges and roadways.  He retired from the county in 1966.
    Lester enjoyed fishing for catfish in Lake Lowell and the Snake River for many years. Lester was a charter member of the Canyon Hill Church of the Nazarene and a faithful member of Ustick Church of the Nazarene where he enjoyed his many friends of the church.  He had a great affection for Pastor Dyer and his family.
    Mrs. Kimble passed away in January of 1990.
    Surviving are three step-sons, Melvin C. Stumbaugh and Robert R. Stumbaugh of Caldwell and William W. Stumbaugh of Cupertino, California; a stepdaughter, Irene I. Darbin of Caldwell; 16 grandchildren; and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren, nephews and nieces.
    His family requests that memorials be made to the Ustick Church of the Nazarene in Caldwell.
    Friends may call at Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell from 3 to 8 p.m. today.

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