Harry A, Koontz, 81, of Nampa,
died on Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, in
Loma Linda, CA,
from cancer. Funeral
Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb.
1, 1997, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Rev. Robert Manley
of the College Church
of the Nazarene will officiate.
Burial will follow
at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
Harry A. Koontz was born on August 16, 1915, in
Blaine, Montana. He
grew up on ranches in the Dillon, MT, area before serving 5
years in the U.S. Army during WWII.
He met his wife,
Pat, in 1942 in Melbourne, Australia,
and following WW II she came to the United States where they were
celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this past
November. He worked
as a tool and die maker for 25 years until retiring from the
Naval Weapons Center in China Lake, California, in 1970.
In 1971 he and his
wife moved to the Nampa area where he raised
cattle with his brother, Lloyd.
is survived by his wife, Olga Patricia (Jones) Koontz,
Nampa; a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia Louise and Loy
Vincent, Ridgecrest, CA; 2 grandsons, Robert Michael
Anderson, Nampa and Stephen Anderson, Tulsa, OK; 3 sisters,
Mabel Williss, Ethel Ray McNees and Afton Marchessau, all of
Dillon, MT; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Lloyd and Kay
Koontz, and Jim and Mille Koontz, Gladewater, Texas.
Harry was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather who
will be greatly missed.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today
from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.