Michaelis, 84, of Nampa, died on Monday, Feb. 26, 1996, at a Nampa hospital.
will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 29, 1996, at
of the Nazarene,
600 15th Ave. So.
Pastors Robert L. Miller, Kenneth Ball and Stephen Borger
will officiate. Burial
will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial
Gardens, Caldwell. Services
are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Michaelis was born on Sept. 21, 1911, in
Kansas, the son of Henry and
Pauline (Reuber) Michaelis.
He grew up in Russell
County, attending school there and was
confirmed in the German Lutheran
Church built by his
farmed for his sister, Agatha, a widow, until he was called
to the armed forces on June 13, 1942, serving in the U.S.
Army Air Corps as a supply clerk.
He served in No.
for a year and was honorably discharged on Dec. 26, 1945, at
the end of WWII. He
came to Idaho
in 1947 and worked for his brother, August Michaelis of
Michaelis Builders as a finish carpenter until he retired.
He used his skills
in many areas at
Church of the Nazarene.
On June 1, 1948, he
married Esther Thompson at the
First Church of the Nazarene.
The ceremony was
performed by the Rev. Melza Brown.
Rev. Vernon Wilcox
was his Sunday School teacher for many years.
Robert served as a
den father in the Boy Scouts of America for 4 years and
assisted in Little League Baseball with his two sons.
Some of his greatest
joys were watching his sons and grandsons ride in the rodeos
and attending his family reunions in Kansas.
He was a member of
the Nampa First
Church of the Nazarene.
survived by his wife, Esther Michaelis, Nampa; 2 sons and
daugh ters-in-law, Stephen and JoAnn, Portland, OR, and
David and Konnie, Caldwell, ID; a daughter, Norma Cortez,
Nampa; a son-in-law, Oscar Cortez, Nampa; grandchildren,
Whitney Wishart, Portland, OR, Marcus and Mason Michaelis,
Caldwell, ID, and Andrea and Matthew Cortez, Nampa; sisters,
Agatha Keith in Kansas, Lorrine Lohoff in California;
brothers, August Michaelis and his wife, Pat of Idaho and
Leroy Michaelis in Kansas, Jacob Michaelis and his wife,
Betty in Kansas; brother-in-law, Walter Horn in Kansas;
sisters-in-law, Bessie Michaelis and Minnie Rufenacht both
in Kansas; and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded
in death by his parents, Henry and Pauline Michaelis;
brother, Art; and sisters, Elma Lohoff and Clara Horn.
Friends may call
at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m. and on
Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.