J. L. Peck
Services for J. L. Peck, 78, 737 Beachwood St., Eagle, who
died Thursday, Aug. 18, in a Boise hospital following an
illness, will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the
Alden-Waggoner Chapel, Boise, with the Rev. Benny C. Boling,
Boise First Christian Church, officiating.
Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, with
fraternal rites by Ashland Masonic Lodge 19, AF&AM of Nampa.
He was born June 11, 1905, in Lund,
Ida., and grew up and attended schools in Rockland and
Pocatello. He married Opal Bright in American Falls
March 11, 1926. She died June 5, 1965. He later
married Faye H. Pulley, Oct. 30; 1965, in Carson City, Nev.
He founded the Shield Seed Company in Nampa in 1943.
In 1952, he affiliated with Sunland Industries and moved to
Fresno, Calif. He later joined the seed division of
F.M.C. corporation out of Modesto, Calif.
He and Mrs. Peck returned to Idaho in May of 1981, and have
resided in Eagle since that time. He was a past
president of the California Seed Association, was a member
of Ashland Lodge 90, AF&AM, a member of El Korah Temple
Shrine of Boise, the Scottish Rite Bodies, the Nampa Shrine
Club, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Optimist
Club of Fort Boise, and was a past Toparch of Sciots Pyramid
No. 15 of Modesto, Calif.
survived by his wife of Eagle; one son, Dale Peck of Walla
Walla, Wash., one daughter, Mrs. William D. (Nadine) Hale of
Cascade; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Thomas (Karen) Zenor of
Meridian; six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, three
step-grandchildren, and one step-great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to the Mountain States Tumor