Merl F. Pfeifer, 73, of Caldwell,
died Saturday, Sept. 21, 1996, at home. Graveside
services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Wednesday Sept. 25,
1996, at Parma Cemetery. Rev. Don Hardenbrook of the
Oregon Trail Church of God will officiate. Services are
under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Merl was born Feb. 9, 1923, in Scottsbluff, Neb., to Floyd and
Clara Case Pfeifer. He came to Idaho with his family as a
small boy, settling in Caldwell. He married Darlene
Jarvis Sanders in 1949. He worked in stock yards around
the Treasure Valley for a while and then he started his own
house-moving business in 1953.
were his hobby and he participated in numerous parades and
fairs around Idaho.
include 4 sons, Kenneth Pfeifer and his wife, Kris of Nampa,
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pfeifer of Calif., John Pfeifer and his
wife, Bonnie of Caldwell, and Bob Pfeifer of Caldwell; one
daughter, Penny Barrett of Baltimore, Maryland; one brother,
Clarence Pfeifer of Fruitland, Idaho; two sisters, Leona Hall
of Middleton, and Velma Deines of Weiser; 9 grandchildren, and
numerous nieces and nephews.
preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters.