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Information for James Elmer Little

22 October, 1923 26 July, 1983

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

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James Little

    Services for James Elmer Little, 59, of Boise, who died Tuesday, July 26, at home after a long illness, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hillview United Methodist Church, Boise, by Dr. James D. Hulett.
    Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Karcher Road, Caldwell, under the direction of the Alden-Waggoner Funeral Chapel, Boise.
    He was born Oct. 22, 1923, in Glenns Ferry, Idaho.  He graduated from Nampa High School in 1942, and attended the College of Idaho.  He married Norna Davis on July 6, 1948, in Nampa.
    He served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1943 to 1946.  He worked for the Idaho Power Co. from 1949 to 1983, beginning in Nampa, where he was employed as a groundsman, lineman and troubleman and then in Twin Falls in the sales department.
    He was later transferred to Weiser and Blackfoot as district manager for those areas.  In 1976, he was transferred to Boise, where he was division manager of customer services and energy management.
    He was a member of the Hillview United Methodist Church in Boise and served as an adult Sunday School teacher.  He was also a member of Boise Toastmasters Club 51, SCORE, and Cherry Lane Golf Course.
    He is survived by his wife, a son, Dick Little; two daughters, Diana Ingersoll and Patty Little; two granddaughters, Melissa and Betsy Little; a grandson, Eric Ingersoll; two brothers, Lester Little and Pat Little, all of Boise; two sisters, Mae Dines and Velma Ward, both of Caldwell; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ray C. Little of Nampa.
    A memorial fund will be established at Hillview United Methodist Church in his memory.

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