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Information Merl Franklin Engle
29 September, 1904 4 October, 1995
Idaho Press-Tribune, 6 October, 1995.
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Merl Engle

     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 Hill Cemetery, Caldwell.
     Mr. Engle was born Sept. 29, 1904 at Nebraska,
Iowa, 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 fishing.
     He was a member of the LDS
Church, Homedale.
     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.


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