Raymond H. Rails, 76, of Nampa, died
Thursday, Feb. 14, 1991, at his home of natural causes.
Funeral services wili be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18,
at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa. The Rev. Russell
Steiner, pastor of the Melba Community Baptist Church will
officiate. Interment will follow at the Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
born Oct. 5, 1914, at Sargent, Neb., to James and Mabel Ray
Rails, the oldest of six children. He was reared and
educated in Sargent and after his schooling he farmed with his
parents. He married Pansy Ellen Deal Sept, 30, 1936, at
Taylor, Neb., where they farmed. In 1945 they moved to
Nampa and farmed on Amity Road. In 1951 they moved to
Howe, Idaho, where they continued farming. They later
returned to Nampa and in 1974 he went to work for Amalgamated
Sugar Co. He retired in 1984 and they had resided in
He was a member of the
Howe Community Church in Howe. Ray loved the outdoors
and his favorite pastime was going coyote hunting with his
He is survived by his wife,
Pansy of Nampa; five sons, Ronald Ralls, Kuna, Larry Ralls,
Jerry Ralls and Jim Ralls, all of Nampa, and Lynn Ralls,
Boise; two daughters, Karen (Mrs. Don) Isham, Howe, and Sandi
(Mrs. Glenn) O'Dell, Melba; a brother, Rolland Ralls, Sargent;
three sisters, Ruble Johnson, Ontario, Ore., Rea Nicholson,
Howe, and Reva Kerfoot, Caldwell; 23 grandchildren; 12
great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Hospice Program,
Mercy Medical Center, 1512 12th Ave. Road, Nampa 83686;
Mountain States Tumor Institute, 151 E. Bannock St., Boise
83702; or flowers may be sent.
may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel until 9 p.m. today and
from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday.