Glen McDonald, 86, of Nampa,
died on Sunday, Nov. 6, 1994, at a
care center. Funeral
services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12,
1994, at the Nampa Stake
Center of the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
1500 Smith Ave., Nampa.
Bishop Rick Chandler
will officiate. Burial
will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial
Gardens, Caldwell. Services
are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Glen was born on January 12, 1908, at
Utah, to Robert and Irona McDonald,
the fifth of nine children.
He attended Irving
School in Holladay, the L.D.S. High School,
and graduated from
Junior College in 1931.
He married Sarah
Elizabeth Hoagland on May 4, 1933, in the
They moved to Boise in 1937, where Glen managed a beauty
shop for the Excelcis Company.
In 1939, the couple
moved to Nampa
where he opened his own shop and the family made their home.
Involvement in community and church services was an
important aspect of Glen's life. During World War II,
between 1943 and 1945, he served in the
infantry. He served
a stake mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints, in addition to serving as Nampa stake mission
president for two years. He
served in several bishoprics, on the high council, and
taught seminary. He
spent many years doing genealogical research and writing
Glen was active in the Boy Scouts of America, acting as a
Scout Master, and received one of the highest honors in
Scouting, the Silver Beaver Award.
was a self-taught musician, composing several musical
scores, and was involved in various choirs and musical
enjoyed being outdoors, always gardening, doing yard work,
or taking a grandchild for a walk.
was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth, his parents,
four brothers and one sister.
is survived by his brother, Ralph of Salt Lake City, Utah;
two sisters, Harriet Fish of Flagstaff, Arizona, and Alice
Olsen of Salt Lake CW Utah; four sons and daughters-in-law,
Jay and Darla of Lancaster, California, Kim and Dianne of
Laughlin, Nevada, Brent and Nancy of Nampa, and Scott and
Nanette of Nampa; 21 grandchildren and 9
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today
until 9 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The family
will greet friends at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today from 7
to 9 p.m.
The family suggests memorials to the Nampa Stake
1500 Smith Ave., Nampa 83651.