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Information for Melvin J. Frazier

14 May, 1916 - 28 October, 1991

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Melvin Frazier

    Melvin J. Frazier, 75, of Nampa, a former Ontario, Ore., resident, died Monday, Oct. 28, 1991, at the Veterans Home in Boise.  Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  the Rev. Kenneth W. Ball, assisted by the Rev. Vernon L. Wilcox, both of the First Church of the Nazarene, Nampa, will officiate.  Burial will follow at Kohlerlawn Cemetery, Nampa.
    Mr. Frazier was born May 14, 1916, at Natoma, Kan., a son of Jacob C. and Eva J. LaRue Frazier, and moved with his family to Nebraska where he grew up and attended schools, graduating from Oxford High School.  He married Loretta Mildred Payton Jan. 30, 1953, at Cozad, Neb., and they made their home in Nebraska for several years and he worked at a grain elevator and served as a volunteer fireman for Cozad.  He completed a home study course for the ministry for Nazarene churches in Saint Edward, Neb.; Raton, N.M., Carlsbad, N.M., and Santa Fe, N.M., for many years.  He retired in 1976.  They later moved to Salem, Ore., where they were district supervisors of apartments fro the Rockwood Development Corp. and later transferred to the Treasure Valley and supervised apartments in Nampa, Mountain Home, Twin Falls, Boise, Meridian, McCall, Payette and Nyssa and Ontario, Ore.  Both taught school and she was a school secretary for a time with Mel working as a teacher's assistant and a special education teacher.  Mrs. Frazier died in June 1990.
    He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Nampa.
    Survivors include three sons and two daughters-in-law, Steve Frazier of Manhattan, Kan., Leroy and Carolyn Frazier of Coquille, Ore., and Rodney and Jeanette Frazier of Nampa; two daughters and a son-in-law, Sue and Marvin Fleming of Raton, N.M., and Kathy Barker of Nampa; a sister, Fern Boyer of Cozad, Neb.; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
    He was also preceded in death by his parents.
    Friends may call until 9 p.m. today, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, and until service time on Friday at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.   

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