Information Merl Franklin Engle
29 September, 1904 – 4 October, 1995
Idaho Press-Tribune, 6 October, 1995.
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Funeral services for Merl Franklin Engle, 91, of Homedale, who
died October 4, 1995 at a Caldwell Care Center will be
conducted at 10 a.m., Sat. Oct. 7, 1995 at the Flahiff Funeral
Chapel, Caldwell. Mr. Nolan Taggert of Homedale will
officiate. Burial will follow at the Canyon
Mr. Engle was born Sept. 29, 1904 at Nebraska,
a son of Frank C. and Cora Vantress Engle. At a young age he
moved with his family to Idaho. Merl married Venita Lyons on
Feb. 16, 1928 at Caldwell. He farmed in the Deer Flat area for
45 years. After his retirement in 1975 the couple moved to
Homedale where he had since resided. Venita died in 1982. Merl
married Geneva Auker at New Plymouth in November of 1983.
Merl enjoyed gardening and the outdoors and loved
He was a member of the LDS
Survivors include two sons, Cecil and Leonard Engle, both
of Homedale; four daughters, Josie and her husband, Harold
Olinger of Emmett, Carma Margeson of Puyallup,. Wash., Darla
and her husband Butch Moran of Wamic, Oregon, and LaDean
Eicker of Homedale; two brothers, John Engle of Nampa and Paul
Engle of Caldwell; a sister, Ruth Lingel of Caldwell; 17
grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several
great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
photo available upon request.
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