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,
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.