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Information for Melva J. Windsor Mortimer
11 December, 1913 3 September, 1995
The Idaho Press-Tribune
September, 1995

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Melva Mortimer
    Melva J. Mortimer, 81, of Tillamook, Ore., and formerly of Nampa, died on Sept. 3, 1995, in a Tillamook care center.  Graveside Services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, 1995, at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell. Rev. Roy Litsey, pastor of the Bethel Church of the Nazarene, Nampa, will officiate.
    Melva J. Mortimer was born on Dec. 11, 1913, in Portland, OR.  She was reared and educated in the Portland area.  She married Wayne M. Mortimer on Aug. 12, 1939, in Kelso, WA.  They made their home in Wisconsin until 1946 when they moved to Kelso.  Melva worked as a nurse's aide in a Longview, WA., hospital for a number of years.  In 1984, she and Wayne moved to Nampa.  Wayne preceded her in death on Nov. 28, 1986.  In 1993, she moved to Tillamook, OR.  Melva was a member of the Church of the Nazarene.
    Melva is survived by 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Pastor M. Alan and Rebecca Mortimer, Tillamook OR, and David and Jan Mortimer, Nampa; a daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Phillip Mason, Phoenix, AZ; a brother, Chester Windsor, Newberg, OR; a sister, Marjorie Huchins, Denver, CO; 9 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.
    She was also preceded in death by a brother, Delmar; a sister, Helen; and 2 grandsons.
    The family suggests memorials to the College Church of the Nazarene Music Dept., 504 E. Dewey Ave., Nampa 83686.

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