Obituary for James Anthony Evertz
21 June, 1908 - 28 March, 1986
From The Idaho Press-Tribune,
Contributed by Helen Strine
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James Anthony Evertz, 77, of Nampa, who died Friday,
March 28 at home, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday
at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 612 C.
Midland Blvd., Nampa.
Barak K. Anderson will officiate with burial to follow
in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell. Services
and interment are under the direction of the Alsip
Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Mr. Evertz was born June 1, 1908 in Minnesota. At
an early age he moved with his family to Montana where
he was reared and educated. He married
Luella A. Dennis on Oct. 22, 1932 at Mandan, N.D. They
lived in Minnesota until 1943, when they moved to Nampa.
He worked at the H.H. Keim Meat Packing plant for a few
years before going to work for the Union Pacific
Railroad. He retired from the UPRR in 1974.
His wife died in 1933.
In 1984 he married Edna in Nampa where they made
their home. He attended the Trinity Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; a daughter,
Margaret (Mrs. Marion) “Peggy” Meyer of Nampa; son,
Hubert “Mike” Miller of Lynch-burg, Tenn.; several
stepchildren; a brother, Francis Evertz of Terry, Mont.;
19 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Marian
Cahoon, in 1972.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today
until 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and at
the church on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to time of