Information for Leo Neal Martineau
8 October, 1912 13 November, 1990
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
November, 1990

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Leo Martineau

    Leo Neal Martineau, 78, of Caldwell, died peacefully Tues-day, Nov. 13, 1990, at his home, The Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Nampa.  The Rev. Father Francis Springer, S.M., pastor, will be the celebrant.  Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Nampa.
    An Idaho native, Leo was born Oct. 8, 1912, at Nampa, a son of George and Clarinda Rivett Martineau.  He graduated from St. Paul's School and from Nampa High School where he was active in sports.  He married Evelyn Turner in November 1936, in Nampa, and they farmed south of Nampa for 16 years.  Evelyn died in May 1953.  Leo married Kay Myers Hambley June 29, 1958, in Nampa.  After selling his farm, he worked for Robert Inselman as a backhoe operator until his retirement in 1974.  Leo and Kay moved out by Lake Lowell in 1981 where he loved to watch the geese fly by and to raise a big garden.  He loved his home and Leo was loved by his wife, children, grandchildren and family.
    Leo was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church all his life; a life member of Nampa Lodge No, 1389 BPOE; and a member of the Operating Engineers, Local No. 370 of Spokane, Wash.
    Survivors include his wife, Kay of Nampa: four daughters and sons-in-law, Joanne and George Stallings of Eugene, Ore., Joyce and Milas Turney of Alameda, Calif., Pat and Wayne Smith of Oreana, and Connie and Bob Winterfeld of Nampa; a brother, Ve Martineau of Nampa; five sisters, Anna Strait of Spokane, Wash., Cecilia Schmitt and Rita Ward, both of Nampa, Alvina Callsen and Theresa Knox, both of Caldwell, 10 grandsons and a granddaughter; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and two brothers.


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