Services for Milo W.
Higginson, 68, of Nampa, who died Tuesday, Oct. 2, in a Boise
hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Canyon
Chapel Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 143 C.
Canyon St., Nampa.
Bishop Roger Kotter of the Nampa Eighth Ward LDS Church,
will officiate. Interment will follow in the Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens. Services are under the direction of the
Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Mr. Higginson was born Nov. 3, 1915, at Hatch, Ida. to
Thomas Henry and Clara Almina (Detton) Higginson. He was
reared and educated at Hatch. He served in the U.S. Army-Air
Force during World War II.
He married Hattie A. Schmidt Dec. 24, 1943, at Lava Hot
Springs where they lived until 1945 when they moved to Nampa.
In 1953 they moved to Kennewick, Wash., where he worked for
Welch's Grape Juice Co. He later went to work at the Hanford
and General Electric Plants in Richland until he retired in
1976 and they returned to Nampa. Mrs. Higginson died in July
of 1978. He married Nola Preston Nov. 17, 1979, at Logan,
Utah, and they made their home in Nampa.
He was an active member of the Nampa Eighth Ward LDS
Church where he was serving as Ward Clerk and was a High
Priest. While in Kennewick he served as Ward Clerk, served a
Stake Mission and was Dance Director.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; two daughters, Mrs.
Ron (Dorothy) Turner, Denver, Colo., and Mrs. Gerald (Carol)
Pollock, Ft. Lewis, Wash.; one step-daughter, Mrs. Jim
(Louise) Wilson, Kuna; one step-son, James Preston, Rexburg;
one sister, Caroline H. Parkin, Twin Falls; one brother,
Joseph W. Higginson, Ogden, Utah; and 11 grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his parents, three
brothers, one sister and one step-son, Dan C. Preston.