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Information for Allen Leroy Mendenhall
2 July, 1896 2 April, 1983
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
April, 1983

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Allen Mendenhall

    Graveside services for Allen L. Mendenhall, 86, of 620 10th Ave. So., Nampa, who died Saturday, April 2 at his home, will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Middleton Cemetery.  Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. at the Nampa Community Church of God with Pastor Norman Archer of the church, officiating, assisted by Pastor Jim Chandler.  Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
    He was born on July 2, 1896 at Princeton, Idaho where he was reared and educated.  He served in the U.S. Army during W.W.I.  He was married to Gertrude Johnson on Sept. 26, 1926 at Lewiston.  Following their marriage they made their home for a few years in Northern Idaho.  They lived in Middleton for 20 years.  They later lived in Portland, Ore., and Frazier Park, Calif.
    In 1966 they moved to Nampa where they had since resided.  He worked in the lumber industry for many years.  He was a member of the Nampa Community Church of God, an honorary member of the W.C.T.U. and a member of the War Eagle Barracks No. 459 Veterans of W.W.I.
    He is survived by his wife of Nampa; two sons, Ray Mendenhall, Nampa and Gerald Mendenhall, Portland, Ore.; three daughters, Mrs. Mary Wright, Portland, Mrs. Iris Goff, Aurora, Ore., and Mrs. Annie Beazel, Quartz Hill, Calif.; one brother, Clinton Mendenhall, Moscow, Idaho; three sisters, Mrs. Sarah O'Brien, Bethany, Okla., Mrs. Millie King, Paeroa, New Zealand and Mrs. Hester Morton, Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada; 21 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel Monday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.  The family suggests memorials to Gideons International.



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