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Obituary for Milton Chester Harris
6 May, 1890 - 15 February, 1959
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Monday, 16 February, 1959
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Milton Chester Harris

     Milton Chester Harris, 68, of 516 Maple St., Nampa, died Sunday afternoon at a Nampa hospital following a sex week illness.  Mr. Harris was born May 6, 1890, at Salem, Idaho, and married Bertha R. Jones at St. Anthony on Oct. 30, 1913.
     The couple moved to the Boise Valley in 1934 and farmed near Wilder and Homedale until his retirement in 1955, when they moved to Nampa where they since resided.  He was a member of the LDS Church.
     Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bertha Harris of Nampa;  five sons, Lyle Harris, Caldwell Max Harris, Heppner, Ore., Boyd Harris of Salt Lake, City, Utah, Rich Harris, Boise, and Dee Harris of Nampa;  three daughters, Mrs. Mary Beth Larkin of Lacrosse, Wash., Mrs. Betty Rawlins and Mrs. Treva Jean Rasmussen, both of Boise;  26 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren;  a brother, Charley Harris of Dubois, Idaho;  five sisters, Mrs. Annie Martinson, Idaho Falls, Mrs. Myrtle Rappleye, Nampa, Mrs. Lorena Prinn, Seattle, Wash., Miss Beatrice Harris and Mrs. Genevieve Graves, both of Long Beach, Calif.
     Arrangements are pending at the Dickard-Edmunds Chapel in Nampa.




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