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Information for Henry George Race
24 June 1903 - 6 November 1972
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
November 1972
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Henry G. Race

     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 Funeral Chapel.
    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.
    He is 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 sister.


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