Obituary for John Henry Lentfer
1 March, 1873 - 11 January, 1959
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Tuesday, 20 January, 1959
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services for John
Henry Lentfer, 85, of Homedale were conducted at 2 p.m. today
at the Peckham-Dakan-Davis Chapel. C. L. Archer of the
Jehovah Witness Church of Homedale officiated. Interment
was in Wilder cemetery.
Mr. Lentfer was born March 1, 1873, in Fairmont, Neb.,
and was reared in Nebraska. He married Alma Mohr, in
Trenton, Neb., on Sept. 16, 1897.
He resided in Nebraska until 1926 when they moved to
Burr Oak, Kan., and in the fall of 1934 they came to Idaho and
located at Homedale, where he farmed until 1945 when he
retired and moved into Homedale.
Survivors in addition to his wife, Mrs. Alma Lentfer,
are two sons, Neal Lentfer of The Dalles, Ore., and Jack
Lentfer of Homedale; five daughters, Lily Lentfer and
Mrs. Susie McConnel both of Homedale, Mrs. Lulu Bloyd, Parma;
Mrs. Marie Niles, Gresham, Ore., and Mrs. Ellis Petit, Murr
Oak, Kan.; a sister, Mrs. Tillie Bussman, Red Bluff,
Calif.; a brother Lewis Lentfer, in Minnesota; 27
grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
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