Services for Frank
Birt,89, of Nampa, who died Tuesday, Sept. 29, at the Nampa
hospital, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Alsip Funeral
The Rev. William G. Arthur, former pastor of the Napa
First Congregational Church, will officiate. Burial will
follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Birt was born May 7, 1898, at Smithfield, Neb.,
where he was reared and educated.
He married Odessa Frazell June 2, 1926, at Holdrege,
Neb. They celebrated their 61st anniversary in June.
Following their marriage, they farmed in Smithfield
until February 1936, when they moved to a farm near Nampa.
He farmed for a number of years and then worked for three
years for Harold Bailey Construction and two years for Charles
Chase before returning to farming.
In 1953, he retired and they moved into Nampa.
He loved the land, life, and his family.
He was a member of the Nampa First Congregational
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; a daughter and
son-in-law, Betty and Richard Stiehl of Nampa; a sister,
Florence Voreis of Westminister, Calif.; two sisters-in-law,
Ruth Birt of Meridian and Kay Birt of Morristown, Ariz.; two
granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces
He was preceded in death by four brothers and two
Memorials may be made to the Nampa First Congregational
Church, 1007 Midland Blvd., Nampa 83651; or flowers may be