Information for Charles "Dean"
1935 - 13 December, 1986
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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services for Charles "Dean" Driskell, 51, of Caldwell, who
died Saturday, Dec. 13, in the Caldwell hospital of natural
causes, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Wilder
Dale Peterson will officiate, under the direction of the
Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Mr. Driskell, a plant manager for
Idaho Concrete Co., was born Feb. 9, 1935, at Richville, Mo.,
to Charles and Edna Driskell. In 1944, he moved to
Idaho, graduating from Wilder High School in 1955.
He married Thelma Kirstine Oct. 28, 1956.
He late married Virginia Mika April 13, 1974, at Caldwell.
He had been employed by Idaho Concrete since 1963.
He was a member of the Caldwell Elks Lodge No. 1448.
He was a sports enthusiast in high school, and was an avid
He is survived by his wife of Caldwell; a son, Michael K.
Driskell of Caldwell; a daughter, Deanne Lauree Wight of
Caldwell; two stepdaughters, Mary Ellen Mika of Caldwell and
Glenda Mika Dailey of Elmhurst, Ill.; his mother of Parma;
five sisters, Alberta Hodge and Janice Collins of Notus, Daisy
Clinton of Wilder, and Ida Ellen Sloan and Bessie Driskell of
Homedale; three brothers, Darel Driskell of Caldwell, John
Driskell of Parma and Melvin Driskell of Wilder; his
grandfather, John Gentry of Parma; a grandson; two
granddaughters; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father; his grandmother, Mary
Ellen, a stepson, Jonathon Mika; and a nephew.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to
a favorite charity, care of Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box
1386, Caldwell 83606.
Friends may call today from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Caldwell
Free larger headstone photo available upon
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