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Information for Stanford Elmer Allen
26 August, 1926
29 January, 1987
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
January, 1987
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Stanford Allen

     Services for Stanford Elmer Allen, 65, of Caldwell, who died Thursday, Jan. 29, at his home of natural causes, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
     The Rev. I.W. Dickey, pastor of the Marsing Church of the Nazarene, the Rev. John Sinclair, associate pastor of the Caldwell First Christian Church and the Rev. Kenneth B. Britt, pastor of the Nampa First Christian Church, will officiate.  Chapel rites will be by the Southside Grange No. 99.  Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
     Mr. Allen was born Aug. 26, 1921, to Elmer and Florence Allen at Ogallalla, Neb.  At a young age e moved with his family to California and then to the Boise Valley in 1928.  He was reared and educated at Nampa.  In 1937 he moved to the Lakeview community, where he farmed with his father.
     He married Verda Wood Oct. 14, 1943, at Meridian.  Since their marriage they had farmed and made their home in the Lakeview community.
     He was a member of the First Christian Church of Caldwell and had been recently attending the Marsing Church of the Nazarene.  He was a member of the Nampa Countryman's Club, the National Grange, the Idaho State Grange, the Canyon County Pomona Grange and the Southside Grange.  He had served on the Upper Deer Flat Volunteer Fire Department and was a former member of the board of directors of Producers Supply Co-op.  He enjoyed shop work and woodwork as a hobby.
     He is survived by his wife of Caldwell; two daughters and their families, Lois and Larry Hillman and their sons Gregory and Matthew, all of Poulsbo, Wash., and Laneal and Ted Chirin and their son Machael, all of Nampa a son and his family, Rex and Judy Allen, their son Lucas and their daughter LaKrista, all of Marsing; a sister, Elizabeth (Mrs. Tom) Thomas of Nampa; three brothers, Dean Allen of Nampa; two aunts, Nora Seaman Wiles and Iva Doner, both of Nampa; an uncle, Emmett Fairchild of North Platte; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
     He was preceded in death by his parents.
     The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity, or flowers may be sent.