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Information for Wayne A. Hume

11 June, 1924 - 14 October, 1986

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

October, 1986
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Wayne Hume

    Services for Wayne A. Hume, 62, of Caldwell, who died Tuesday, Oct. 14, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident west of Caldwell, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    The Rev. Ed Nichols of the Parma Church of the Nazarene will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Wilder Cemetery.
    Mr. Hume, a practical nurse, was born June 11, 1924, at Wilder, to Stanley and Gladys Hume.  He was raised on a Notus farm and attended Notus schools for 12 years.
    He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1943, and served as a medic with a portable surgical unit in New Guinea and the Philippines.  He was awarded the Bronze Star.
    He married Barbara L. Allison June 15, 1952, at Caldwell.
    He dairy farmed for 22 years in the Centerpoint community.  At the age of 50 he enrolled in the practical nursing course at Kaley Medical Training Center.  He began work at the Caldwell Memorial Hospital in 1974, where he was employed at the time of his death.
    He received the Dr. Thomas F. Frist Sr. Humanitarian Award in August 1979.
    He is survived by his wife of Caldwell; a daughter, Jennifer, at home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce and Romona Hume and Bob and Charlene Hume, all of Caldwell; a sister, Maxine Glover of Boise; a brother, Floyd Hume of Chewelah, Wash.; his mother-in-law, Golda Allison of Caldwell; and numerous sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, grandnieces and grandnephews.
    Active pallbearers will be Bob Glover, Don Wamstad, Bob Robertson, Roger Allison, Elwyn Allison, Hugh Presnell, Jack Allison, Doug Swartz, Wes Kennelly and Wally Taylor.  Honorary pallbearers will be his nursing colleagues.

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