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Information for Granville Stanley Nelson
25 March, 1905 - 21 March, 1976
The Idaho Press-Tribune
March, 1976

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G. Stanley Nelson
NAMPA—Funeral services for Granville Stanley Nelson, 70, Nampa Route 7, who died Sunday at a Boise hospital, will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Alsip Funeral Chapel with Bishop Robert E. Lee of the Nampa 6th Ward Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, officiating.  Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    Mr. Nelson was born March 25, 1905, at Worcester, Mass.  The son of N.L. and Maude Noble Nelson, he spent the early part of his life in Provo, Utah, where his father was a professor at Brigham Young University.  He finished his high school education at Downey, and then attended Idaho State College, and Stanford University. He was married to Armenta Deppe in Pocatello July 8, 1935.  He was in the Navy Construction Battalion during the Second World War.  After his naval service he and his family moved to Boise, where they resided until 1958 at which time they moved to the Nampa area.  In 1948 he and Demond Deppe formed Nelson-Deppe, a local construction firm.  He was a member of the Nampa 6th Ward L.D.S. church, the Nampa Elks Lodge No. 1389, The Boise Aerie No. 115, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and was a member of the Associated General Contractors.
    He is survived by his wife, of Nampa, one son, Lawrence S. Nelson. Nampa, four sisters, Cally Thomas and Dorothy Woodruff of Salt Lake City, Utah, Muriel Wilding of Downey, and Helen Miller of Richfield, Utah; and three grandsons, Joseph, Michael, and David Nelson of Nampa.  He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Thomas Nelson. and one sister, Barbara Rasmussen.  The family suggests donations be made to the Bloom Coronary Care Unit at St. Luke's Hospital in Boise.

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