Martin Horne, 93, of Nampa,
died on Monday, Oct. 28, 1996, at a Nampa care center. Funeral
services will be conducted at 10: 30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 4,
1996, at Grace Bible Church, 311 C. Midland Blvd., Nampa.
Pastor Torn McCall will officiate. Burial will follow at the
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell. Services are under the
direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Martin Horne was born on July 1, 1903, in Aneta, North
Dakota, to Peter and Sophia Bekkelund Horne. His parents had
immigrated from Norway. He was the first of the children born
in the United States after his parents had immigrated. The
family settled in North Dakota where they farmed. In 1925 he
moved to Portland, Oregon, where he met and married Esther E.
Becker and they were married on Nov. 20, 1929. They had 6
children. In 1952 they moved to Nampa so their children could
attend Northwest Nazarene College.
Martin was self-employed as a carpenter and built homes in
Oregon, California and Idaho. He was also involved in church
construction and farming. His wife preceded him in death on
Sept. 9, 1985. He was a very active member of the Grace Bible
Church. He spent a number of years serving as Sunday School
Superintendent in various Churches that his family attended.
He married Irene Bell on June 28, 1986, and they made their
home in Nampa.
He survived by his wife, Irene Horne of Nampa; 4 daughters
and sons-in-law, Viola and Wes Tucker, Otis, OR, Eleanor and
Stan Hansen, Kelso, WA, Virginia and Gerald Zellmer,
Davenport, WA, and Joan and Art Ellis, Denver, CO; his son and
daughter-in-law, LeRoy and Suzanne Horne, Nampa; a sister,
Alice Young, Nampa; 14 grandchildren and 16
He was also preceded in death by an infant son and 8
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9
p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The family suggests memorials to Grace Bible Church, 31 1
Midland Blvd., Nampa 83651, or flowers may be sent.