Graveside services for Robert E.L.
Poland, 75, of Caldwell, who died Sunday, November 1, 1992, at
the Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday,
November 6, 1992, at the Wilder Cemetery, Wilder, Idaho.
Dale Peterson will officiate. Military Rites will be by
the Idaho National Guard under the direction of Flahiff
Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
was born on February 19, 1917, at Wilbur, Colorado, a son of
George and Barbara Poland, He was reared and educated
there. He moved to Idaho in 1934 and settled in Payette.
He entered the U.S. Army and served during WW II. After
his discharge he served in the Idaho National Guard until
retiring. Robert had worked for the Union Pacific
Railroad for 30 1/2 years. He married Betty Farnworth
Gale on February 12, 1077, at Winnemucca, Nevada. They
resided in Caldwell.
Robert enjoyed the
outdoors and was an avid fisherman.
Survivors include his wife, Betty; three children, Mona
Centers, Roberta Kendall and Robert Poland; two stepsons,
David and Richard Gale; eight grandchildren; five
stepgrandchildren; one great-grandson; four brothers, Ted,
Bert Ray and Huberts; four sisters, Ernestine, Bonnie, Betty
He was preceded in death by
his parents, one brother and two sisters.
Friends may call Thursday from 3 until 8 p.m. and Friday from
8 until 10 a.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.