McCormick, 85, of Nampa, died Thursday, March
28, 1991, at home of natural causes.
will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 1, at the First
Congregational Church, 1007 C. Midland Blvd., Nampa.
was born in Garber, Ill., Sept. 25, 1905, the
son of Dr. R.C. and Margaret Kerby McCormick.
He attended school
Ill., and graduated from high school in Flemming, Colo.
from the College of Idaho
in 1928, he began his retailing career with the Golden Rule
Store in Caldwell.
After his marriage
to Dorothy Dudley, June 14, 1931, they moved to Emmett.
His career spanned
50 years with stores in Cambridge, Parma and the Nampa Idaho
Department Store, where he retired in 1975.
He was a charter
member of the First Congregational Church in 'Nampa
where he served in many capacities. He was a member of the
Scottish Rite Order, AF & AM, the Nampa Toastmaster's Club,
charter member of the Emmett Lion's Club and a longtime
member of the Nampa Treasure Valley Lion's Club where he
served in all of the offices.
By this club he
recently was honored by being named a Melvin Jones Fellow,
for dedicated humanitarian services, the highest award given
by the Lion's Club International Foundation.
his wife, Dorothy of Nampa; two daughters, Peggy Waterman
and her husband, Dr. Wilbur of Caldwell, and Mary Lou
Mansfield and Paul Wallwork of Vancouver, Wash.; two
sisters, Doris Widener and Marjorie Dugan, both of Santa
Rosa, Calif.; six grandsons, Tim and Lin Waterman of Boise,
Warren Waterman and his wife, Susan of Meridian, John
Mansfield of Ithica, N.Y., Fred Mansfield of Honolulu,
Hawaii, and Paul Mansfield of Eugene, Ore.; two
granddaughters, Jenny Howe and her husband, Dr. Roger of
Lafayette, Calif., and Laura Shannon and her husband, Eric
of Bremerton, Wash.; three great-grandchildren; a niece; and
The family suggests memorial be made to the First
Congregational Church, Narnpa, or to the Idaho Lion's Eye
Bank, c/o St. Alphonsus Hospital, 1055 Curtis Road, Boise