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,
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.