for Baxter R. Mervin, 70, of Nampa,
who died Thursday, Jan. 16, in Nampa, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at the Alsip
Bishop Craig M.
Castagneto of Nampa will of ficiate.
follow in the Hillcrest Memorial
Mr. Mervin was born on March 16, 1915, in Sweet
to Charles and Jessie Kier Mervin.
He was reared and
educated in the Treasure Valley. After
his schooling he worked in the potato packing plants in the
area. He married
Fern M. Ellis on April 4, 1940, in
He contined working
in the packing sheds until 1954 when he went to work for the
city of Nampa. He
worked for the street department until his retirement in
1978, and the couple had resided in Nampa since that time.
He is survived by
his wife of Nampa; two daughters, Jean Garman and Karen Watson of Nampa; three sisters, Rosella Pettit of
Nampa, Marcella White of
and Luella Ryder of
Calif.; six grandchildren; eight
great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in
death by his parents, four brothers and two sisters.
suggests that memorial contributions may be made to the
Mercy Home Health Care in care of the Mercy Medical
Center, 1512 12th Ave. Road, Nampa, 83651, or flowers may be sent.
Friends may call at
the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m. and Monday from
8 to 9 a.m.