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Information for Albert Elwood Oglevie
30 November, 1993 - 20 February, 1993
The Idaho Press-Tribune
February, 1993

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Albert Oglevie
    Albert E. Oglevie, 95, of Nampa, died Saturday morning, February 20, 1993, at his home in Nampa.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 23, 1993, at the Greenleaf Friends Church, Greenleaf.  Pastors Kenneth Pitts of the Greenleaf Friends Church and Stephen Oglevie of the Rupert Church of the Nazarene will officiate.  Interment will follow at the Greenleaf Cemetery.  Services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Mr. Oglevie was born November 30, 1897, near Northbranch in Jewell County, Kansas, the son of John and Jessie Oglevie.  He graduated from Northbranch Friends Academy in 1918 and then attended Friends University in Wichita, Kansas, for two years.  On March 30, 1921, he married Frances Jones at Northbrarich.  Five children were born to them, Agnes, Dean, Velma (who died at birth), Arlene and Lewis.
    They farmed near Northbranch for fifteen years.  During the Depression he also taught school for seven of these years.  In 1935, the family moved to a farm near Greenleaf, Idaho, to enroll their children in Greenleaf Academy for their education.  Mr. Oglevie later worked for the Caldwell News-Tribune as circulation manager for twenty-two years.  He and his wife, Frances, have made their home at the Surmyridge Retirement Center in Nampa for the past thirteen years.
    Mr. Oglevie was always active in schools and the Greenleaf Friends Church.  He served as chairman of the Northbranch Academy Board and after his retirement from the Caldwell News Tribune, he served as treasurer for the Greenleaf Friends Church for ten years.
    Surviving are his wife, Frances; two sons, Dean Oglevie and his wife, Charlotte of Post Falls, Idaho, and Lewis Oglevie and his wife. Sherrill of Colorado Springs, Co.; two daughters, Agnes Tish and her husband, Alva of Greenleaf, and Arlene Richardson and her husband, John of Seattle, Wa.; fourteen grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.
    His family suggests that those wishing to send memorial contribution in lieu of flowers, do so to the Greenleaf Friends Academy.
    Friends may call at the Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell from 4 to 8 p.m. today.



 

 

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