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Information for Russell A. McKee
14 October, 1918 - 17 January, 1983
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
January, 1983

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Russell McKee

    Services for Russell A. Mckee, 64, of Kuna Route 1, who died Monday, Jan. 17, in a Nampa hospital following a short illness, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with Wes Johansen, pastor of the Lutheran Brethren Church of Nampa, officiating. Friends may meet at the cemetery. Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
    He was born Oct. 14, 1918, at Minot, N.D., to George and Helena McKee. He was reared and educated near Minot. He moved to Nampa in the early 1940s.
He married Ann Perkins on Aug. 18, 1944, at Payette. Following their marriage, they made their home in Nampa for three years prior to moving to Reynolds Creek in Owyhee County. He and his brother, Edward, were involved in custom farm work for a number of years. In 1961 he and his wife moved to Kuna where they made their home. He was employed as a mechanic at Armour and Company in Nampa from 1958 until his retirement in 1979.
    He is survived by his wife of Kuna; one daughter, Mrs. Vance (Jackie) Woodruff, Star; two sisters, Mrs. Esther Bequette, Rock Island, Wash., and Mrs. Alva Alderman, Velva, N.D.; one brother Edward McKee, Nampa; three grandsons, Barry, Todd and Loren, and one granddaughter, Rachelle. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters.
    Memorials may be made to the Mercy Medical Center Hospice Program, 1512 12th Ave. Rd., Nampa 83651 or flowers may be sent.

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