services for Reed V. Luster, 79, of
Nampa, who died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1988, at
home, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Hillcrest Memorial
Gardens, Caldwell, with the Rev. Kenneth B. Britt,
pastor of the Nampa First Christian Church, officiating and
Masonic Rites by Ashlar Lodge 90, AF&AM.
Friends are asked to
meet at the cemetery. Services
are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Luster was
born July 25, 1908, at
At the age of 12 he moved with his
family to Oklahoma,
where he was reared and educated.
schooling he worked in the oil fields and also drove a milk
route. He married
Sylvia M. Maness on Sept. 11, 1932, at
Rossville, Okla. In
1935 they moved to Dixie, Idaho,
where he worked in the gold mine.
In 1936 they moved
to Cascade, where he worked in a lumber mill.
In 1943 they moved
to Boise, where he operated a dairy farm and had
a garage at Ustick. In
1947 they moved to
Nampa, where he owned and operated a
planing mill for several years.
He later went into
the construction trade and worked on the
Hells Canyon, Dworshak and Libby dams.
He also worked
around the valley for a while as a carpenter, retiring in
1973. He was a
member of Ashlar Lodge 90, AF&AM, the El Korah Shrine in
and the Scottish Rites Bodies.
He is survived by
his wife, Sylvia, Nampa; four daughters and three
sons-in-law, Betty J. and Everett Jensen, Caldwell, Helen L.
Grove, Troy, Idaho, Carol A. and Terry Johnson, Caldwell,
and Marlene and Joe Jepko, Mobile, Ala.; a sister, Vyrl Dean
Bowles, Modesto, Calif.; four granddaughters; five
grandsons; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, a sister, a
son-in-law and a grandson.
suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Association,
1528 Vista Ave., Boise 83705; or flowers may be sent.
Friends may call
at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m., all day
Friday until 9 p.m. and Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m.