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Information for George Jacob Laubhan

23 October, 1915 16 December, 1987

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

December, 1987
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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George Laubhan

    Memorial services for George Jacob Laubhan, 72, of Nampa, who died Wednesday, Dec. 16, at home of natural causes, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Nampa South Side Boulevard United Methodist Church.
    The Rev. Chris Torp, pastor of the church, will officiate. Private family burial preceded the services at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nam-pa.

    Mr. Laubhan was born Oct. 23, 1915, at LaJuanta, Colo. He was reared and educated in La-Juanta, Rocky Ford and Denver, Colo.
    He entered the U.S. Army in 1941 and served during World War II. He was assigned to the 1st Calvary Division, Troop G, in El Paso, Texas.  He rode in the last parade of the 1st Clavary (sic) Mounted Division.
    He then went to Miami, Fla., where he entered Officers Training School. He was later commissioned second lieutenant.
    He married Betty Boynton Dec. 30, 1942, at Kansas City, Mo.
    On April 6, 1946, he was honorably discharged and they moved to San Francisco, Calif.  He went to work for Royal Typewriter Co.  They later moved to Medford, Ore., for a short time.  They returned to California and settled in Palo Alto, where they owned and operated the Laubhan and Co. Realty for 25 years, retiring in 1979.  They moved to Nampa, where they had since resided.
    His hobbies included fishing, hunting, carving and writing.
    He was a member of the Nampa South Side Boulevard United Methodist Church and had been a member of the Palo Alto Rotary Club, the executive board of the Boy Scouts of America and the executive board of the Foothill College of Real Estate.
    He is survived by his wife of Nampa; two sons and daughters-in-law, George G. and Terry Laubhan of Caldwell and John W. and Renee Laubhon of Alta Loma, Calif.; three brothers, Ben, Harry and Vernon Laubhan, all of Colorado; a stepsister, Betty Stone of Colorado; and two grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by two brothers and sister.
    Memorials may be made to the Nampa South Side Boulevard United Methodist Church or the Hospice Program, in care of Mercy Medical Center, 1512 1th Ave. Road, Nampa 83651.

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