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Information for Benjamin F. Michener
4 January, 1912 12 August, 1994
From The Idaho Press Tribune
15 August, 1994

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Benjamin Michener

    Benjamin F. Michener, 82, of Nampa, died Friday, August 12, 1994, at the Nampa hospi-tal. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday. August 16, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell. The Rev. Milt Holmes of Grace Episcopal Church, Nampa, will preside. Arrangements are under the direction of Per-sons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa. Mr. Michener was born Jan-uary 4, 1912, in Nampa, a son of Fred and Lola F. Miller Michener, and was reared and attended schools here, gradu-ating from Nampa High School. During World War II he served in the Aleutian Island. He married Jennie A. Spurlock on September 26, 1952, at Nampa. After the ser- vice he worked as a pressman for both the Free Press and the Press-Tribune, retiring in 1960. Then he went to work for the Nampa Park system. Ben loved the outdoors and spent many hours hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Grace Episcopal Church, Joseph H. Murray Post No. 18, American Legion, and Colonel Stotsenberg Post No. 3465, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
    Survivors include his wife, Jennie of Nampa; a nephew and his wife, Max and Teri Norquist of Caldwell.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte Norquist.

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