Graveside services for Oscar C. “Smoke” Brumback, 68, of 703 6th
St. No., Nampa, who died Saturday, Oct., 1 at a Nampa
hospital, will be conducted 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the
Hillcrest Memorial Garden, with the Rev. Arthur R. Hauge,
pastor of the Nampa Calvary Baptist Church, officiating, and
graveside rites by the Nampa Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No.
Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery. Services and
interment are under the direction of Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Mr. Brumback was born May 31, 1915, at Diggins,
Mo., to S.W. and Mahala
Brumback. He was reared and educated in Kansas. He came to
Nampa with his family in 1932 and married Elizabeth “Betty”
Long June 13, 1935
in Boise. They farmed in the happy Valley area near Nampa
until 1937 when he began work for the government in Garden
Valley. That same year
they moved to California where he worked in a defense plant.
They returned to Nampa in 1944, and began work for the C.B.
Oil Co., in Nampa. In 1953, he started his own auto mechanic
shop known as Smoke’s Repair, which he owned and operated
until his retirement due to ill health in 1972.
He was a member of the Nampa Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge
No. 1140 and a member of the Legion of the Moose. He held
various offices in the organization. He also was a charter
member of the Snake River Stampede Saddle Club.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; two daughters, Mrs.
Nancy Knowlton, Nampa, Mrs. Mahala Bohlen, Rainier, Ore.; one
son, Wallace E. Brumback, Bowmont; one sister, Mrs. Euraclee
Campbell, Nampa; four grandsons, four granddaughters, one
step-grandson, three step-granddaughters and numerous nieces
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers
and one great-grandson. Contributions may be made to the
American Heart Association, 5777 Overland R., Boise, 83705,
Hospice Program, in care of Mercy
Medical Center, 1512 12th
Ave., Rd., Nampa, or flowers may be sent.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today from
noon to9 p.m. and Monday between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.