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Information for Oscar Edwin Pearson
6 June, 1895 - 31 May, 1984
From the Idaho Press-Tribune

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Oscar Pearson
    Services for Oscar E. Pearson, 88, of Route 1 Melba, who died Thursday, May 31, in a Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
    The Rev. J. Harley Adams, pastor of the Melba Friends Church, will officiate.  Interment with graveside rites by the Melba I.O.O.F. Lodge 150 will follow in the Melba Cemetery.
    Mr. Pearson was born June 6, 1895, in Ivanhoe, Minn., where he was reared and educated.  After his schooling he moved to Colorado.
    He married Morna Belle Cogdill Sept. 21, 1921, in Craig, Colo.  They later homesteaded near Craig until 1927, when they moved to Idaho and settled in the Melba area where they farmed.  He retired from farming in 1955.
    Mrs. Pearson died Dec. 6, 1978 and he had resided in Melba since.  Mr. Pearson attended the Melba Friends Church and was a member of the Melba I.O.O.F, Lodge 150 and a member of the Melba Grange.
     He is survived by one son, Oscar F. "Bud" Pearson, Gooding; two daughters, Mrs. Veil (Roberta) O'Dell, Kuna and Mrs. Edna B. Freelan, Nampa; seven grandchildren, Glen O'Dell, Melba, Gary O'Dell. Olympia, Wash., Mike Pearson, Gooding, Diane Stucky, Moundridge, Kan., John Wood, Nampa, Gayle Nye, Boise, and Jodi Adamson, Nampa; and 13 great-grandchildren.
    Memorials may be made to the Melba Park.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Monday from 8 a.m. to service time.



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