Services for Ray A. Morden, 90, of Parma,
who died Friday, Dec. 30, at a Caldwell nursing home, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday
at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, by the Rev. Jim
McMillan of the Caldwell Free Methodist
follow at the Wilder
He was born Dec.
6, 1893, at Barrie Island,
He moved with his parents to a farm north of Nampa in 1896.
Ten years later, the family moved into Nampa where he finished
school. As a young
adult, he worked as a livestockman, and entered the U.S.
Army in 1917. He
served as a medic in France and following his discharge from the
service, he returned to
He married Anna
Ditton on Dec. 19, 1930, in
The couple made their home in Nampa until 1932 when they moved to Sheaville, Ore.
In 1939, they moved to the Dixie Community west of
Caldwell, where they lived until 1972, when they
moved to Parma,
where they have since resided.
He engaged in
dairy farming until retiring in 1959.
He is survived by
his wife of Parma; one son, James "Jim" Morden of the Phillipines; one
brother, Delbert Morden of Hemet,
Calif.; one sister, Dorothy Young of Madras, Ore.;
and three grandchildren.
He was preceded
in death by his parents and two brothers.
Friends may call
at the Flahiff Chapel,
Caldwell, Thursday from 1 until 8
Memorials may be given to a favorite charity.