Information for Milo Wilford Higginson

3 November, 1915 - 2 October, 1984

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

October, 1984
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Milo Higginson

    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.



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