Rosary for Paul C. Johnson, 72, of Nampa, who died Monday, Aug. 27, in a Nampa hospital, will be recited at 8 p.m.
Wednesday in Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.
of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at
St. Paul's Catholic Church,
The Rev. Merle J. Fisher, S.M., will be the celebrant.
will follow in Hillcrest Memorial
Gardens, Caldwell, with rites by Nampa Lodge 1389,
B.P.O.E., and Nampa Post 13, Disabled American Veterans.
Johnson was born Aug. 3, 1912, in Bowmont, Idaho,
to Paschal C. and Margaret Lee Clarke Johnson. He was reared
in this area and attended Bowmont
and Nampa High School.
He served in the U.S.
Army from 1940 throughout World War II and was medically
discharged in 1945 after five years overseas duty.
married Linda Madariaga in November, 1945, in
They made their home
here and operated the Paradise Club for 17 years.
He then was employed
by Archie Taylor at Goodman Oil Company for 10 years.
He later was a field
man for the Bird's Eye Division of General Food, Inc., from
1957 until retiring in 1974.
was a life member of both Nampa Lodge 1389, B.P.O,E. and of
Nampa Post 13, Disabled American Veterans.
is survived by his wife of Nampa; two daughters, Verna Lee Peck,
Walla Walla, Wash.,
and Mary Jo Bell, Nampa; two brothers, John D. Johnson, Lewiston and Clark W. Johnson, Eagle; nine
grandchildren; one great-grandson; and numerous nieces and
He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers,
and one sister.