"Bob” Harper, 59, of Nampa, beloved father and grandfather,
went to be with his Lord on Friday, Nov. 15, 1996. Funeral
services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20,
at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa. Burial will follow in
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Bob was born Feb. 18, 1937, at Lansing, Mich., to Edward
and Bertha Jones Harper. In the fourth grade, he moved with
his family to Nampa, Idaho, where he was reared and attended
College High. He married Glenda Horn on Oct. 16, 1965, at
Nampa, where they have made their home. Bob worked as a
maintenance supervisor for H.H. Keim Meat Packing Co. in Nampa
for 22 years.
He attended Capital Christian Center in Boise.
A loving husband, father and grandfather, Bob was always
generous with his time and willing to help others. In his
recent years of retirement, his hobby had become cooking for
loved ones and friends.
We are all going to miss him here on Earth, but will
rejoice to see him again in Heaven.
He is survived by his wife, Glenda of Nampa; three
daughters, Debra Kadel of Nampa, Margo Barnett and her
husband, Dwayne of Nampa, and Jill Butterworth and her
husband, Thad of Meridian; two sons, Michael Harper of Nampa,
and Kent Harper and his wife, Gloria of Nampa; a brother,
Harold Harper of Three Lakes, Wis.; three sisters, Marian
Felder of Nampa, Helen Waller of Shreveport, La., and Joyce
Thompson of Olympia, Wash.; and 10 grandchildren, Matthew
Kadel, David Kadel, Tyrel Barnett, Dylan Harper, Nikki Price,
Josiah Butterworth, Victoria Buell, Thea Buell, Rebecca Buell,
and Hiliary Buell.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Alsip