Clarence Harold Roberts, 86, of
Nampa, went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 21, 1995, at
a Nampa nursing home, after a battle with Parkinsons Disease.
Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. on
Thursday, August 24, 1995, at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Rev. K. D. Cole of the Deer Flat Free Methodist Church will
officiate. Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Clarence was born on May 13,
1909, at Edison, Nebraska, the 13th child of Charles and Julia
Roberts. He attended a rural elementary school in
Nebraska. After his father died, he took over the farm.
Clarence married Edna Dora Knuth on March 1, 1931. In
1936 they moved to Missouri, later moving to Oregon. In 1951,
he moved his family to Nampa. Clarence held many
occupations in his lifetime, including: farming, laborer at
the P.F.E. Shops, Edmarks, Honstead Motors, maintenance at
Mercy Medical Center, and then retiring in 1971.
Clarence was an avid rock hound. He made beautiful pieces of
jewelry, as well as clocks, until his illness forced him to
quit. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and
great-grandfather. His laughter will be remembered
always. God put a new star in heaven this day.
Clarence is survived by his wife, Edna of Nampa; 4 daughters,
Marjorie Arnold, Caldwell, Henrietta (Mrs. Johnny) Bernardo,
Draper, Utah, Claramae (Mrs. Ken) Akiyama, West Jordan, Utah,
Barbara (Mrs. Jim) Clark, Tahuya, Washington; 12
grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and
He was preceded in death by
his parents, 6 brothers, 6 sisters, a son-in-law, John Arnold,
and a grandson, Ronald Kawano.
may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Parkinsons
Disease Foundation, St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center,
1055 N. Curtis Rd., Boise, Idaho 83706.