Information for Christian Johnny "John" Pfeifer
23 October 1916 - 1 February 1997
Obituary from The Caldwell News-Tribune
4 February 1997
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo



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John Pfeifer

     Christian J. "John" Pfeifer, 80, of Caldwell, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 1997, at a Boise hospital.  Graveside services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 6, 1997, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m., Thursday at the Deer Flat Free Methodist Church, Caldwell.  Rev. Al Nelson will officiate.  Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
    Mr. Pfeifer was born Oct. 23, 1916, at Harrisburg, Nebraska, a son of Christian and Iva Campbell Pfeifer.  He was reared and educated in Nebraska and served with the U.S. Army during WW II.  Following his military service, he moved to Idaho and married Juanita Griggs on Jan. 25, 1946, in Caldwell.  The couple was later divorced and he married Betty Sampont on May 14, 1949, at Winnemucca, NV.  John worked as a stockman at area sale yards prior to his retirement.  He always enjoyed working with livestock.
    Surviving, in addition to his wife, Betty of Caldwell are four sons and their wives, Steven and Verna Hall of Caldwell, Bill and Christine Pfeifer of Caldwell, Chris and Margy Pfeifer of Nampa and Mike and Carol Pfeifer of Twin Falls; two daughters, Saundra and Harry Bork of Baker City, Oregon, and Cathy Pfeifer of Caldwell; two sisters, Gladys Graham of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Edith Streeks of Harrisburg, Neb.; 14 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother and 3 sisters. The family suggests memorials to the Deer Flat Free Methodist Church Building Fund, 17703 Beet Road, Caldwell, ID 83605.



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