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Information for George Kugler

10 September, 1901 - 30 July, 1989

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

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George Kugler

    George Kugler, 87, of Nampa, died Sunday, July 30, 1989, at a Nampa care center.  Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.  Mr. Leonard "Pete" Honald of the Church of Christ, Nampa, will officiate.
    George was born Sept. 10, 1901, at Eustis, Neb., a son of Gotlieb and Christina Boekel Kugler.  He moved with his family to northern Idaho in 1911 and completed his education there.  He returned to Nebraska in 1920 to farm the home place at Cozad.  He married Letha Binegar Dec. 25, 1923; however they were divorced in 1933.  He then married Zelma Bailey on April 6, 1936.  They moved to the Melba Valley in 1948 and farmed there until 1976.  Zelrna died July 6, 1975.  He continued to live on the farm until 1983 when he moved to Nampa.
    He was a member of the Melba Lodge No. 150, I..O.O.F.  
    Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Dale Dewayne and Jeanne Kugler of Broken Bow, Neb.; a daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Glen Roe of Nampa; two grandsons, Fred Roe of Caldwell and Dennis Kugler of Omaha, Neb.; two granddaughters, Jennifer Oldham of Nampa and Nancy Byington of Elko, Nev.; two brothers, John of American Falls and Walter of Coeur d'Alene; four sisters, Martha Stock of Lexington, Neb.; Mina Adams of Denver, Colo., Elsia Pia of El Cajon, Calif., and Clara Croll of Fresno, Calif.; 13 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  His parents and two brothers, Bill and Bob, preceded him in death.
    Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 4620 Overland Road, Suite 211, Boise, 83705; or flowers may be sent.
    Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel and may meet at the cemetery for services.




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