Funeral services for Henry G. Race,
69, of Melba Route 1, who died unexpectedly Monday at his
home, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Alsip
Bishop Harris A.
Stephenson, of the Melba Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints will officiate. Interment will follow
at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens on Karcher Road.
Mr. Race was born June 24, 1903 at Port Angeles, Wash.
He lived there and worked for the Rainier Lumber Mill as a
boiler repairman for 20 years. He continued to live
there until 1949, when he moved to the Melba valley, where he
had since made his home. He had been employed by Jack
Morris and his son, Robert Morris, for the past 22 years.
He had served as a 4-H leader for several years.
He was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Grange at Port Angeles,
Wash. He was also a member of the Walters Butte Grange at
Melba. He was baptized in the Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter Day Saints on June 19, 1965, and has since been a
member of the Melba Ward.
survived by his wife, Mrs. Louella Race, of Melba Route 1;
three sons, Alvin Race of Nampa, Lester Barr, serving with the
U.S. Army, and William Race, of Boise; one daughter Mrs.
Jeanne Nelsen, of Bell, Calif.; three step-daughters, Mrs.
Alene Klinginsmith of Parma, Mrs. Viola Rindels of Newport,
Wash. and Mrs. Goldie Newby, of Nampa; three step-sons, Floyd
Casper of Caldwell, Carl Casper of Burley, and Robert Casper
of Newport, Wash. and by 27 grandchildren and 16
great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one