Information for William Jay Pooley
25 October 1891 - 13 August 1965
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
October 1965
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo



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Will J. Pooley

     NAMPA—Services for Will J. Pooley, 73, 407 19th Ave. N., who died Friday in a Boise hospital, will be conducted Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Alsip Chapel. The Rev. Thomas W. Wilbanks of the Nampa Congregational Church will officiate.  Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    Mr, Pooley was born Oct. 5, 1891, in Fedora, S. D., to Mr. and Mrs. William Pooley and was reared in South Dakota.  He married Mazie McCartney June 2, 1911, in Winner, S. D. They lived in South Dakota until they came in 1944 to Nampa, where Mr. Pooley had since lived. He was a retired farmer.  Mrs. Pooley died Feb. 26, 1965.
    Mr. Pooley was a member of the Nampa Congregational Church.
    Survivors include five sons, Orval, Robert, Howard and Donald Pooley, all of Nampa, and William Pooley, Boise; four daughter, Berneita Miller and Mrs. Darrel (Velda) Sprague, both of Dupree, S. D., Mrs. Raymond (Loretta) Kapp, Eugene, Ore., and Mrs. William (Geraldine) Anderson, Custer, S. D.; a brother, Deo Pooley, Nampa; three sisters, Mrs. Cora Ingalls, Springvale, N. Y., Mrs. Ivan Skarr, Glendora, Calif., and Mrs. Gladys Mischler, Yucaipa, Calif.; 49 grandchildren, and 35 great-grandchildren.  A daughter, Erma Ria, and a son, Delbert Wayne, two sisters and a brother also preceded him in death.


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