Ardonald "Don" Boren,
76, of Nampa, died Monday, March 11, 1996, at a Nampa
hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m.
Thursday, March 14, 1996, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Rev. Bill Garrett, pastor of the Nampa First Christian Church
will officiate, with chapel rites by the Nampa Chapter #30
Order of the Eastern Star. Burial will follow in the
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Don was born on August 11, 1919, at Whiterocks, Utah,
to Issac and Essie Jacobs Boren. At a young age, he
moved to Emmett with his family, and later to Dietrich.
They then moved to Nyssa, Oregon, where he was reared and
educated, graduating from high school there in 1937. After his
schooling he worked at a service station in Nyssa, where he
learned to work on cars.
In 1941 he went to work for the Union Pacific Railroad.
He married Louise English on August 17, 1941, at her
parents' home in Roswell, Idaho, and they made their home in
Nampa. While working for the railroad, he also managed
the American Oil Service Station in Nampa for 10 years.
He retired from Union Pacific as a Locomotive Engineer in
1981, and they have resided in Nampa since. He also
worked for a time at Alsip Funeral Chapel. Don enjoyed
working in his yard; working on cars and playing cards.
One of his greatest joys was being with his grandchildren.
Don was a member of the Nampa First Christian Church.
He was also a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive
Engineers, a member of Ashlar Lodge #29 A.F. & A.M., a member
and past Worthy Patron of the Nampa Chapter #30 Order of the
Eastern Star, a member of the Nampa Knife and Fork Club and
had been a member of the Nampa Lions Club.
He is survived by his wife, Louise of Nampa; 3
daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and George Asselin, Nampa,
Beth Ann and Mostafa Tarkeshian, Salt Lake City, Utah, Jeanine
and Kendell Kim, Nampa 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Sidney
and Eunice Boren, Cle Elum, Washington, Herbert and Martha
Boren, Lebanon, Oregon; 4 sisters, Lottie Seitz, Lebanon,
Oregon, Florence Fenwick, Pocatello, Idaho, Viola Larrance and
her husband Everett, Hines, Oregon, Ida Mae Haynes and her
husband, Jack, Boise; 8 grandchildren, Paula Herrera and her
husband Jaime, Nampa, Mike Asselin and his wife Shannon,
Nampa, Jeff Knutson, Chris Knutson, Aaron Holstein, all of
Boise, Abraham, Benjamin and Andrew Tarkeshian, all of Salt
Lake City, Utah; 2 great-grandsons, Devin Asselin and Trey
Herrera of Nampa; 2 great-granddaughter, Priscilla Kim, Nampa;
and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a
brother-in-law and 2 grandchildren.
The family suggests memorial contributions to M.S.T.I
West, 308 E. Hawaii, Nampa, Idaho 83686, or flowers may be
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today from
5 to 9 p.m., Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday from
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.