Information for Pedro Lete

24 February, 1898 13 January, 1987

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

January, 1987

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Pedro Lete

    Rosary devotions for Pedro "Tio Pete" Lete, 88, of Nampa, who died Tuesday, Jan. 13, at home, will he recited at 8 p.m. Friday at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 1515 8th St. S., Nampa.
    Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul's Catholic Church with Father Merle J. Fisher, S.M., celebrating.  Burial will follow at the Mount Calvary Cemetery, Nampa, under direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Mr. Lete was born Feb. 24, 1898, at Andoain, Guipuzkoa, Spain, to Domingo and Romano Lete.  He was reared and attended school in Spain.  
    He came to the United States in 1916 to work for his brother, Simon Lete, in the sheep business.  He had also worked for several other sheep businesses in southwestern Idaho, including John Ereno's ranch at Nampa and the Nicholson sheep ranch at Melba.
    He retired in the early 1970s and had lived with his nephew, Elias Lete, at Nampa for the past two and one-half years.
    He was one of the original members of the Euzkaldunak, Inc. of Boise.
    He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, Nampa.
    He is survived by several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces, and great-grandnephews.
    He was preceded in death by six brothers and five sisters.
    Memorials may be made to the Euzkaldunak Inc., P.O. Box 2613, Boise 83701; St. Paul's Catholic Church, 1515 8th St. S., Nampa 83651; or to a favorite charity.


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