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Information for Corliss Constable
5 May, 1912 13 August, 1985
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Idaho Press Tribune
August 1985
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Corliss Constable

      Services for Corliss Constable, 73, Nampa, who died Tuesday, Aug. 13, will be held 1 p.m. Friday at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel in Nampa by the Rev. Joseph Housh, Nampa First United Methodist Church.  Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
      He was born May 5, 1912, at Norwalk, Iowa, a son of Oliver P. and Effie Grace Wynkoop Constable.  He moved with his parents to a farm near Penora, Iowa.  He married Mildred Trent Feb. 14, 1929, at Redfield, Iowa, and worked as a welder throughout the southern states during World War II.
      The family moved in 1946 to Idaho, where he operated heavy equipment for A.H. and Clarence Bruck.  He worked at the Caldwell Sears store for 15 years as a service manager and as Canyon county building supervisor for 11 years prior to retirement.  Since 1982, he had worked at a senior citizen park near Donnelly and Cascade.  He served as president of this organization from 1984 until his death.
      He is survived by his wife, Peg, of Nampa; two daughters, Phyllis Nadine Van Hees,
Okanogan, Wash., and Corlene K. Crane of Salem, Ore.; a daughter-in-law, Jeanette Constable of Spokane, Wash.; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
      He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Robert Constable of Spokane, who died in March 1985.

      Memorials may be made to the Hospice Service in care of Mercy Medical Center, Nampa, or to the first United Methodist Church, or flowers may be sent



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