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Information for Mable Marie Kinsley Robley
3 December 1901 - 16 February 1986
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
February 1986
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Mabel Robley

     Services for Mabel Marie Kinsley Robley, 84, of Nampa, who died Sunday, Feb. 16, at the Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Nampa First Church of the Nazarene, 600 15th Ave. S.  The Rev. Jerry White, pastor of the church, will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.  Services and interment are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
     Mrs. Robley was born on Dec. 3, 1901, at Artesian. S.D., to John and Ida Millage Kinsley.  She was reared and educated in South Dakota, graduating from high school in Piano, S.D. She married George Lester Robley on July 19, 1919. in Mitchell. S.D.  She attended Bible school at the Faith Home School in Mitchell.  She graduated on Aug. 18, 1935, from Preacher's Study Course, and was ordained an elder in the Church of the Nazarene in Minnesota in 1936.
    They farmed in Mt. Vernon, S.D., until 1936 when they moved to Madison.  In 1943 they moved to Nampa to make their home.  Mr. Robley died on March 24, 1982, and she had resided in Nampa since.
    She was a member of the Nampa First Church of the Nazarene.  As an elder she pastored at Grace Church in Mt. Vernon, S.D., from 1934 to 1936 and also pastored at Madison, S.D., from 1936 to 1943.  For 20 years she was the Vacation Bible School director for the Idaho-Oregon District.
    She had been a member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union since 1937 and was given a life membership on Nov. 3, 1968.  She served as the Idaho state president from 1966 to 1972.
    Mrs. Robley was also a Licensed Practical Nurse and practiced her nursing for many years in South Dakota and Idaho.
    She is survived by a foster son, Harland Richard Lutz of Wilmore, Ky.; one sister, Winnie Kurtenbach of Mitchell, S.D.; three grand-children; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lavilla Lois, in 1929.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Nampa First Church of the Nazarene or flowers may be sent.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m.

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