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Information for Ray Broadus
2 March, 1914 17 November, 1991
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
November, 1991
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Ray Broadus

     Ray Broadus, 72, of Nampa, died Sunday, November 17, 1991, at a Nampa nursing home.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, 1991, at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Rev. Allen Nelson of Caldwell will officiate.  Private interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
     Mr. Broadus was born March 2, 1914, at Norwood
, Missouri, to Joe and Bertha Broadus.  He was educated in Norwood and Kansas City, Missouri.  In September of 1942 he joined the Naval Air Corps and served for four years.   After his discharge from the military he returned to Kansas City where he lived and traveled as a hardware salesman until 1959 when he bought a hardware store in Topeka, Kansas.  He married Hazel McKee Pennington in 1946.  They resided in Topeka until his retirement in 1976 when they moved to Caldwell.
     Mr. Broadus joined Rosedale Masonic Lodge in Kansas City in 1948.  He transferred his membership to Mr. Moriah Lodge #39 A.F.&A.M. in Caldwell, in 1976.
     He is survived by three brothers, Joe Broadus of Sacramento, Ca., Lynn Kesner and Fred Kesner, both of Caldwell; four sisters, Nell Marie Miller of Nampa, Katheryne Holliburton of Kansas City, Kansas, Eudora Terry of Caldwell and Opal Payne of Appleton City, Missouri; and numerous nieces and nephews.
     Friends may call at the Dakan Chapel in Caldwell from 4:00 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening and from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday.
     Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Foundation or to a favorite charity.