Services for William F. "Bill" Radke, 80, of Nampa who died
Thursday, March 19, at home of natural causes, will be held
at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Nampa Trinity Lutheran Church.
The Rev. Barak Anderson, pastor of the church, will
officiate. Burial will follow at the Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, under the direction of the Alsip
Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Mr. Radke was
born June 11, 1906, at Golden Valley, N.D., where he was
reared and educated. He later completed courses at
National and LaSalle colleges. After his schooling he
started working in the banking industry.
He married Onah Lea Davis in 1946 and they lived in Seattle,
Wash., where he worked as an accountant for the Federal
Public Housing Agency. In 1954 they moved to
Anchorage, Alaska, where he was comptroller for the Alaska
Railroad. They moved in 1959 to Great Falls, Mont.,
where he was comptroller for the Malmstrom A.F.B. In
1962 they moved to Mountain Home, where he was with the U.S.
Corps of Engineers. From 1964 to 1972, he was an
accountant for Hamilton A.F.B. in California. He
retired in 1972 and they moved to Nampa, where they had
He was a member of the
Nampa Trinity Lutheran Church, the Association of Federal
Employees and the Association of Retired Persons.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; a daughter, Dorothy
Jean Miller of New Town, N.D.; a son, Robert L. Radke of
Beulah, N.D.; two brothers, Dan H. Radke of Lodi, Calif.,
and George Radke of Golden Valley; five grandchildren; two
great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sisters and nine brothers.
Memorials may be made to the Mercy Medical Center Hospice
Program, 1512 12th Ave. Road, Nampa 83651; The Trinity
Lutheran Church, 612 C. Midland Blvd., Nampa; or flowers may
Friends may call at the
Nam-pa Alsip chapel today until 9 p.m. and Saturday from 8
to 10 a. m.