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Information for Phillip Miller Dibben
11 August, 1915 2 April, 1997
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
5 April, 1997
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Phillip Dibben

     Phillip Miller Dibben, 81, of Nampa, entered into rest Wednesday, April 2, 1997, at his home after a long illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, April 7, 1997, at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
     Phillip was born August 11, 1915, near Alma, Nebraska, a son of Charles and Sarah Gipe Dibben. He grew up in Nebraska, Colorado, Missouri and Kansas. He married his sweetheart Dorothy Faubion, on May 4, 1940, at Stockton, KS. Later they moved to Idaho where five children were born to that union. He worked several jobs around Caldwell until he retired.
     Mr. Dibben was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He loved camping, fishing, hunting and the great outdoors. The love of his life was his horse, Champ.
     He was a faithful servant of  God and a member of the Oregon Trail Church of God where he served as a greeter and an usher for several  years.
     He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; three sons and their wives, Dennis and Glenda, Roger and Debra, of Middleton, Dwane and Penny of Mt. Home; two daughters, Phyllis Duborko of Nampa, and Connie and her husband, Gordon Ensign, of Puyallup, WA; eighteen grandchildren and twenty-three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Leroy and his wife, Leona, of Caldwell, Albert of Parma; four sisters, Iola and her husband, Paul Busing of Fairbury, NE, Katherine and her husband, Bill Dorman, of Caldwell, Ruth Byars of Nampa, and Leta Kelly of Bayfield, CO. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and three brothers.
     A special thank you to friends, neighbors, Mercy Hospice and Ida-Health nursing staff, for all the wonderful care and support.  All were deeply appreciated.
     Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.

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