Rosary devotions for Alvin T. Morrison, 72, of
Parma, who died Thursday, Jan. 30, at a
Nampa nursing home, will be recited at 6 p.m.
Sunday at the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic
mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's
Catholic Church, Caldwell.
Caulfield will officiate. Interment will be at 11:30 a.m.
Monday at the Wilder Cemetery,
under the direction of the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
was born June 14, 1913, in
Caldwell, to Roy and Sodina Morrison.
He was reared and educated in Central Cove near Wilder and
High School in 1932.
married Lois Stevenson on Dec. 12, 1932, in
The couple made their home in Central Cove, where
they farmed. In
1957, they moved to Emmett and then to
Garden Valley in 1958, before returning to the Parma area in 1961, where
he had since resided.
Mr. Morrison devoted his life to farming and
loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing.
He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
He was a
member of the Catholic Church, a lifetime member of the
Parma Rod and Gun Club and a member of the National Rifle
He is survived by his mother of Boise; six sons, Robert
Morrison of Roseburg, Ore., Richard Morrison of Kent, Wash.,
Thomas Morrison of Fruitland, Dan Morrison of Parma, Lynn
Morrison of Homedale and Terry Morrison of Payette; three
daughters, Peggy Morrison of Nampa and Patricia Lish and
Kathleen Soliz, both of Parma; two sisters, Lucille
Christensen of Boise and Mary Wines of Ontario; 26
grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and two nephews.
He was preceded
in death by his wife, his father, three sons and two
Memorials may be made to the Hospice Program at
Mercy Medical Center.