Graveside services for Leonard Henry Knowlton, 75, of
Nampa who died Wednesday, March 4, at a
Nampa care center, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday
The Rev. Leo W. Reed, pastor of the Nampa First Baptist Church,
will officiate, under the direction of the Alsip Funeral
Friends may meet at
Mr. Knowlton was born Dec. 21, 1911, at
Lebanon, S.D., to Hillary and Josephine Lamb Knowlton.
He was reared and
educated at Alexandria, Neb.,
graduating from high school in 1929.
married Helen Goodman in August 1932 at
and they made their home in
went to work for the Union Pacific Railroad in 1936.
He retired as a
locomotive engineer in 1976 and they had resided in Nampa since.
was a member of the Baptist Church and the Brotherhood of Locomotive
Firemen and Engineers.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; two daughters,
Patricia Bradley of Nampa and Marilyn (Mrs. Max ) Nunenkamp
of Fairfax Station, Va.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jay
and Karen Knowlton and Dennis and June Knowlton, all of
Boise; two sisters, Nettie Craig of Fairbury, Neb., and Ruby
Sharpe of Seward, Neb.; 10 grandchildren; and several nieces
He was preceded in death by a brother and several
Friends may call at the Nam-pa Alsip chapel Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and
Monday from 8 a.m. to noon.