John B. Reding, 98, of Nampa, a retired
farmer, died Thursday, May 3, 1990, at a Nampa care center.
Rosary devotions will be recited at 8 p.m. Sunday at Flahiff
Funeral Chapel of Nampa. Mass of Christian Burial will
be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Paul's Catholic
Church, Nampa. The Rev. Merle J. Fisher, S.M., will be
the celebrant. Concluding services will follow at
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Mr. Reding was born Feb. 7, 1892, at Nagem, Luxembourg, a
son of Peter and Magdalena Thinnes Reding, and was reared
and attended schools there. He came to the United
States in 1915, and worked at Dell Rapids, S.D., for a time.
He married Anna C. Thinnes June 6, 1919, at Kearney, Neb.,
and they made their home and fanned at Lexington, Neb.
They moved to Nampa Feb, 14, 1941, and farmed here until he
retired. He received his U.S. citizenship Feb. 12,
1946. Mrs. Reding died Nov. 23, 1984.
He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, Nampa.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Raymond and
Arlene Reding of Nampa; eight grandchildren, Darlene Cross
of Caldwell, Lynn Reding, Jerry Reding, John Reding and Jeff
Red-ing, Mary Caywood, Sue Mestrovich and Angela Thueson,
all of Nampa; 20 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and
He was preceded in death by
his parents, an infant son and a sister.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul's Catholic Church, or
flowers May be sent.
Friends may call
today until 9 p.m. Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., on
Sunday, from 1 to 9 Monday, from 9 until 10:30 a.m. at
Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.