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Information for Howard  E. Nafziger
July 19, 1912 May 1974
From the Nampa Press-Tribune, dated May 1974
Contributed by Helen Strine

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Howard Nafziger

     Funeral services for Howard Nafziger, 61,  500 22nd Ave. So., well-known Nampa clothier, who died Friday in a Salt Lake City hospital following a very short illness, will be conducted on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the College Church of the Nazarene, with Rev. Clarence Kinzler, pastor of the church, officiating, and assisted by Dr. J.H. Mayfield, assistant to the president for community relations of Northwest Nazarene  College. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, with services and interment under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel.    
     Mr. Nafziger was born July 19, 1912, at Fisher, Ill. and resided at White Sulphur Springs, Montana prior to coming to Idaho in 1927. He was a graduate of Nampa High School, and then worked for Sol Spear in the clothing business, for many years.
     Prior to opening a clothing business with Chuck Banks known as Nafziger-Banks Mens Store he was operating 2 clothing stores, one in Nampa, and one in Caldwell, known as Nafziger Mens Stores. Mr. Nafziger has long been active in both church and community affairs.
     He was a member of the College Church of the Nazarene, a member and former director of the Nampa Lions Club; a member of the Boise Committee on Foreign Affairs, chairman of the Advisory Board of the Salvation Army, member and past director of the Knife and Fork Club. He had been a booster of local athletics, and was a former co-owner of Radio station K.A.I.N. of Nampa.
     Mr. Nafziger was married to Doris Grim March 29, 1936 at Nampa.
     He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Doris Nafziger of Nampa, by one son, Dr. Dean Nafziger, of Portland, Oregon; by one daughter, Mrs. Mac (La Donna) Webb of Nampa, his father, Christian Nafziger, Albany, Oregon, his stepmother, Mrs. Della Nafziger, of Albany, 2 brothers, Wilbert of Lebanon, Oregon, and Mervin, St. Paul, Minn; one sister, Miss Florence Nafziger, serving as a missionary in Indore, India, and by 3 grandchildren, Jay, Jeff, and Jac Webb, all of Nampa.

     He was preceded in death by his mother, 1 brother and 1 sister.