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.
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
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