Harry E. Pitman, 93, of Nampa passed
away peacefully on Wednesday, April 23, 1997, surrounded by
his family. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m.
on Monday, April 28, 1997, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Rev. Steve Moore will officiate. Burial will follow at
the Melba Cemetery.
Harry E. Pitman was
born on Sept. 2, 1903, in Alexandria, Nebraska. He lived
in Alexandria until he graduated from high school. The family
then moved to Idaho to farm. He lived in Montana for a year
where he taught school to Russian Mennonites. He then
moved to Southern California where he attended a year of
pre-med school while running a landscaping business in Beverly
Hills. He then started a successful home contracting
business which he ran until he moved with his family back to
Idaho in 1948. He established a cattle feeding operation
with his partner, Jack Baker. He retired in 1972.
He stayed active mentally and physically until his illness in
November of 1996.
Harry is survived by
his wife, Carla Pitman, Nampa; 6 daughters, Barbara Hill,
Meridian, Judith Leffler, Marsing, Dorothy Puccioni, Santa
Rosa, CA, Patricia Fish, Missoula, MT, Margaret Hopkins, Melba
and Wendy Nau, Star, ID; 1 step-son, Steve Grant, Star, ID and
many many grandchildren and great-grandchildren and numerous
nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in
death by his parents, 3 brothers and 3 sisters.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel on Saturday and
Sunday from 1 to 8 p.m.