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Information for William R. "Pete" Nourse
10 July, 1913 - 15 October, 1981
The Idaho Press-Tribune
October, 1981

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William "Pete"

    Graveside funeral services for William R. "Pete" Nourse, 68, Route 7, Box 376, Caldwell, who died Thursday in a Nampa hospital will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday in Middleton Cemetery by Dr. Charles A. Crane of the First Christian Church, Caldwell, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    He was born July 10, 1913, in Clint Texas, to Robert W. and Marie Stone Nourse.  He moved with his family to a ranch in Wyoming when he was 11.  They moved to Datil, N.M., when he was 15.  He married Frances Anderson on May 29, 10935, in Los Lunas, N.M.  He was a mechanic and also worked on road construction until 1941.  They moved to California, where he joined the Boilermakers Union.  He worked on Steel construction at various locations in eight Western states.  In 1956, they moved to the Caldwell area, where they farmed and he also worked on construction.  He retired in 1979.
    He is survived by his wife of Caldwell; two sons, Robert E. of Middleton and George W. of Caldwell; a brother, John of Datil, N.M., two sisters, Catherine Mills of Sheridan, Wyo., and Elizabeth Burris of Socorro, N.M.; five grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth in 1974, and by a brother.
    Friends may call at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, from 1 to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 130 p.m. Monday.  The family will receive friends at the chapel from 7 to 9 p.m. today.

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