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Information for Charles Richard Nettleton
30 August, 1895 - 1 July, 1985
The Idaho Press-Tribune
July, 1985

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Charles Nettleton
    Funeral services for Charles R. Nettleton, 89, Nampa, who died Monday, July 1, at a Nampa hospital, will be held at 8 p.m. today, at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's Catholic Church by the Rev. Merle J. Fisher, S.M.  Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
    Mr. Nettleton, a retired district manager for the Bureau of Land Management, was born Aug, 30, 1895, at Silver City, a son of Villo F. and Margaret A. Joyce Nettleton.  He attended school at Silver City and Murphy and graduated from Boise High School.  He was a veteran of World War I.  He was raised on his family's ranch near Murphy and lived there until 1932.  He married Evelyn Kelly and moved to Seattle, returning to Idaho in 1934.  He then worked in construction near Boise until 1936 when he joined the Bureau of Land Management.  He served in the Shoshone district and was district manager in the Salmon and Idaho Falls districts.  He retired from BLM service in 1960 and has since resided in Nampa.  He became interested in Owyhee County pioneer cemeteries and spent several years documenting and renovating the cemeteries in Wagon Town, De Lamar, Fairview and Silver City.  He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church.
    He is survived by a sister; Emeline Nettleton of Nampa; a brother, Joe Nettleton of Reynolds Creek; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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