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Information for Ernest Andrew Dyke

24 April, 1914 - 20 May, 1991

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

May, 1991

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Ernest Dyke

    Ernest A. Dyke, 77, of Nampa, died Monday, May 20, 1991, at the Nampa hospital following an extended illness.  Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, May 24, at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.  The Rev. Carl Dowell, pastor of the Nampa Bible Baptist Church will officiate.  Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.  Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Mr. Dyke was born April 24, 1914, at Lawton, Okla., to I.A. and Hazel Fuller Dyke.  He was reared and educated in Pomona, Calif.  He married Alma L. Winter Dec. 4, 1933, at Logan, N.M., and they moved to Pomona where he worked in the orchards.  During World War II he went to work for McDonnell Douglas in Long Beach, Calif.  He retired in 1972, after 25 years and they moved to Nampa, where they had since resided.  He was a member of the Nampa Bible Baptist Church and a member of the AFL-CIO No. 148.
    He is survived by his wife, Alma of Nampa; two sons and daughters-in-law, Stanley L. and Kay Dyke, Meridian. and Larry L. and Kay Dyke, Nampa; a sister and brother-in-law, Peggy and Bill Robbins, Montclair, Calif.; two brothers, Herbert Dyke and his wife June, Pomona, and Wendell Duke, San Diego, Calif.; a sister-in-law, Ruby Dyke, Ontario, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, William and Alvin; two sisters, Viola Dyke and Gracie Dyke; a son, Ernest Dyke J.; a daughter, Virginia Dyke; a grandson, Randy Dyke; and two sons at birth.

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