services for Derold E. Lynskey, 70, of
Nampa, who died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1988, in a
Nampa care center, will be held at 1:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 27, in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
The Rev. Archie
Thornton of Boise will officiate under direction of
Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.
Mr. Lynskey, a
retired law enforcement officer, was born Nov. 4, 1917, at Norma, N.D.
He moved with his
family to Melba in 1939. He
served in the Army Air Corps during World War II and in the
U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.
He married Ada M.
Glover on March 2, 1945, at Raton, N.M.
After his discharge, they moved to
Wash., where he was employed with
the Bellingham Transit Co. He
entered law enforcement in 1953, first with the Nampa Police
Department, then the Canyon County Sheriff's Office, and
later with the Idaho State Police.
He later was Valley
County Sheriff at Cascade, retiring in January 1977.
He was a security
guard for First Security Bank from October 1977 to December
a lifetime member of the Idaho-Oregon Peace Officer's
Association; the National Sheriff's Association; and was
named to Who's Who in Government in 1977-78.
his wife, Ada of Boise; four sons, Gary of
Belvidere, Ill., Marlin of Boise,
Rick of Coeur d'Alene, and Alan of Nampa; two brothers, Otis
of Melba, and Bruce of Nampa; a sister, lone Fine of Melba;
and numerous nieces and nephews.
His parents; two
brothers, Lowell and Clive; a niece; and a nephew, died
Friends may call at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa
until 9 p.m. today; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m.
until noon Saturday and may meet at the cemetery for