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Information for Boyd Burnie
9 January, 1913 13 January, 1993
From the Idaho Press Tribune
January 1992

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Boyd Burnie

     Funeral services for Mr. Boyd Burnie, 80, of Nampa, who died Wednesday, January 13, 1993, at the Nampa hospital will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 20, 1993, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa, Pastor Dick Shaw of the Caldwell First Baptist Church will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
      Boyd Burnie was born on January 9, 1913, in Wyboncy
, Kansas, to George and Carrie Adolph Burnie.  He moved with his family at the age of one to Nampa.  At the age of 9, the family moved to Wendell where Boyd farmed until he was 23.  He married Kathleen Jacobson on July 5, 1935, in Caldwell.  They moved to the Payette area where they farmed.  In 1941, they moved to Nampa where they have since resided.
      Boyd worked for the Midway
School District for over 30 years as their school janitor and bus driver.  He was also a very talented carpenter always doing work around the school and making things for the kids.  He also enjoyed making things for his own grandchildren.  He and his wife also worked on their home farm.  He retired from the school at the age of 67.
      Boyd was an avid fisherman and was a member of the Nampa square dancing group, Dudes and Dolls.
      He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Burnie of Nampa; a son, Jerry L. Burnie of Nampa; two daughters, Bonnie Knie of Caldwell and Wilma Jean Nichols of Chiliquin
, OR; two sisters, Thelma Smittle of California and Ruby Huntly of Twin Falls; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.
      He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and three grandsons.
      Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
      Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association of Idaho, 3295 Elder St., Suite 140, Boise, Idaho 83705; or flowers may be sent.