Ray Kucera Graveside services for Ray Kucera, 77, of
Nampa, who died Friday, Dec. 6, at the
Nampa hospital, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday
at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
The Rev. Jerome J.
Murray, S.J., chaplain of
Center, will officiate.
Services are under
the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel,
Mr. Kucera was born Aug. 9, 1908, in Hayes
Neb., to Joseph and Meryllle Agnes McKillip
Kucera, and was reared and attended schools in Nebraska. He
farmed in Nebraska
for several years prior to moving to
Grants Pass, Ore.,
in 1934, where he farmed. He
later moved to Tulelake, Calif.,
and worked as a carpenter and then was engaged in the
construction of high voltage electrical transmission lines.
He married Myrtle K.
Riggs Davis on Oct. 27, 1952, at Reno,
Nev., and they made their home at Merrill, Ore.
He later was foreman
of the Tulelake Cold Storage facility.
He retired in 1962
and they moved to Bliss and resided there until moving to Nampa in October, 1985.
was a member of the Catholic Church and a former member of
the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge in Oregon.
is survived by his wife, of Nampa a daughter, Joan VanMatre of
Calif.; a brother, Guy Kucera of Bellflower, Calif.; a
sister, Inez Womble of
Calif.; four grandchildren, twelve
great-grandchildren and some nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in
death by his parents, a son, two brothers and a sister.