Information for Delbert L. Powers
28 November 1926 - 1 February 1988
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
7 February, 1988
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo



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Delbert Powers

     Graveside funeral services for Delbert L. Powers, 61, of Nampa, who died Monday, Feb. 1, 1988, at his home, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 8, 1988, at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    Rev. Joseph Housh, pastor of the Nampa First United Methodist Church will officiate.  Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.  Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Delbert L. Powers was born on Nov. 28, 1926 at Rulo, Neb. to Robert and Hattie Powers.  At a young age he moved to Kearney, Neb. with his parents where he was reared and educated, graduating from Kearney High School.
    After his schooling, he started working in the construction business.  He later entered the U.S. Army and served during WWII.  He was honorably discharged and returned to Nebraska.
    He married Mardell Roberson in 1947 at Holdrege, Neb.  In 1956 they moved to Twin Falls.  He later owned and operated several used car lots.  He retired and has resided in Nampa since.  He enjoyed fishing and traveling.
    Delbert is survived by two daughters, Louise (Mrs. Lee) Gepford, Nampa, Linda (Mrs. Patrick) Place, Roseburg, Ore.; four grandchildren, Robert and Shelly Gepford, both of Nampa and Jason and Jackie Place, both of Roseburg, Ore.; one sister, Nellie Strong, Caldwell and two brothers, Forrest and Lester E. Powers, both of Caldwell.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and three brothers.


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