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Information for Earl Merl Odle
18 December, 1896 - 28 December, 1980
The Idaho Press-Tribune

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Earl Odle
    Funeral services for Earl M. Odle, 84, of 319 Elder St., Nampa, who died at his home on Sunday will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Robert G. Mock, Nampa Church of the Brethren, officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    He was born on Dec. 18, 1896 at Superior, Neb.  In 1900 he moved with his family by immigrant train to the Greenhurst Community near Nampa to farm.  He married Lena Harrison on March 24, 1919 in Nampa and they lived in Nampa where he continued farming until retiring in 1961.  She died Dec. 21, 1968.  He was a member of the Church of the Brethren.  He was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
    He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Ila Marie) Crisp, Meridian; a granddaughter, Mrs. Mike (Catherine) Barayasarra, Meridian; a sister, Ethel Cole, Nampa; a brother, Ira Odle, Sacramento, Calif.; and six nephews.
    Memorials may be made to the Mountain States Tumor Institute Nursing Depart-ment, 151 East Bannock, Boise, 83702 or flowers may be sent.

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