Funeral services for
Gustav Kletke, 76, 1215 Dewey, Nampa, who died Thursday in a
Caldwell nursing home following an extended illness, will be
conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Nampa, with Rev. Lorin W. Short, pastor of the Nampa First
Assembly of God Church, officiating, assisted by Rev. Paul
A. Yadon, pastor of the Parma United Pentacostal Church.
He was born Sept.
2, 1899, in Russia.
At the age of 14 he came to the
and landed at
Baltimore, Md. He then came west to Monroe, Wash.,
where he attended schools. He was married to Faye Zerger
Sept. 10, 1933, at Monroe. They resided at Monroe for 10 years prior to moving to Bremerton, Wash.
In July of 1947 they moved to Parma,
where they resided for many years until moving to
in May of 1965. Mr. Kletke was a member of the First
Assembly of God Church of Nampa.
He is survived by
his wife of Nampa; two sons, Paul A.,
Kletke, Sultan, Wash., and
John E. Kletke, Meridian; two daughters.
Mrs. Melvin (Shirley) A. Pugh, Oceanside, Calif., and Mrs.
Leland (Dorothy) Swanson, Caldwell; two brothers, Robert
Kletke, Tyler, Tex., and Rudolph Kletke, Seattle, Wash.; one
half-brother, George Maser, Roseburg, Ore.; two sisters,
Mrs. Edith Geldard, Seattle, and Mrs. Bertha Leevers,
Snohomish, Wash.; five granddaughters, one grandson, two
great-granddaughters, and numerous nieces and nephews. He
was preceded in death by two half-brothers, and one