Information for Dilla Tucker Winslow
17 February, 1899 - 20 June,
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Winslow, 92, of Nampa and formerly of Greenleaf, died
Thursday, June 20, 1991, at a Nampa retirement center of
natural causese. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30
a.m. Tuesday, June 25, at the Greenleaf Friends Church. Pastor
Walter Lee of Nampa will officiate with burial following in
the Greenleaf Cemetery. Services are under the direction of
Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Dilla was born Feb. 17, 1899, at Elwood Neb., the daughter of
Wade and Cora Tucker. She moved with the family to the pioneer
settlement of Greenleaf, Idaho, in 1910. She graduated from
Greenleaf grade school and Greenleaf Friends Academy. Dilla
earned her B. A. from Pacific College (now George Fox College)
in 1924 and a B. A. from the College of Idaho in 1927.
Her post graduate work included study at the University of
Washington, Northwestern University and Iowa State University.
She spent 38 years in the teaching profession, most of which
was in the Wilder and Nampa areas. In addition to this she did
some teaching at George Fox College and the Greenleaf Academy.
She married Tedford H. Winslow, June 28, 1959, at Nampa,
Idaho. Mr. Winslow died Jan. 6, 1982.
She more recently has resided at the Sunny Ridge Manor at
She is survived by three nieces, Doris Frank of Caldwell,
Hazel Tucker of Greenleaf and Catheryn Winslow Bell of Idaho
Falls; and four nephews, L.W. "Tuck" Tucker of Meridian, Dale
Winslow of Greenleaf, Sam Farmer of Newberg, Ore., and David
Farmer of Washington, D.C.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her
parents, three nieces, two sisters and a brother.
Friends may call Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Dakan Funeral
The family suggests that memorials be made to the Greenleaf
Friends Academy, Greenleaf, Idaho or to George Fox College in
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