Information for Wayne Dewey Draper
November, 1922 - 11 November, 1995
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
15 November, 1995
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
Many hours have been spent providing the
information you see on our website. Please
let us know, using the email address below,
if you have found useful information or
if you enjoyed the website. Thanks!
Draper, 72, of Glenns Ferry, and formerly of Nampa, passed
away Saturday, November 11, 1995, at his residence.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 16th, at
the First Baptist Church in Glenns Ferry. Burial will
follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Caldwell.
Arrangements are under the direction of Summers Funeral Homes,
McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home.
Wayne was born on November 20, 1922, in Gurley, NE, to Paul
and Ruth (Folks) Draper. He graduated high school in
Sunol, NE, and attended Nebraska State Teachers College at
Chadron, NE. He moved to Nampa, ID, in 1940 and married
Marjorie Highbarger of Nampa on April 23, 1943, in Caldwell,
ID. They farmed in Boise Valley for the next 25 years,
their two sons Larry and Dennis grew up there.
Wayne served on the Lone Tree School Board for 8 years and
was a charter member of the Vallivue School Board. He
also was an A.S.C. committeeman and served as a Deacon of the
First United Presbyterian Church in Nampa.
Wayne and Marjorie moved to King Hill, ID, in 1968 and farmed
in the Pasadena Valley for the next 24 years. While
living in King Hill, he served as Vice President and President
of the Owyhee Beet Growers Association and also as Vice
President and President of the National Beet Growers
Association, and one term on the Elmore County FHA Board.
Wayne is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Marjorie;
his son Larry and wife Patti of Nampa; 2 grandsons, Capt.
Ronald Draper and wife Tracy of Lexington, KY, and 2nd Lt.
Randy Draper and wife Brooke of Savannah, GA; 2
great-granddaughters, Alexis and Kenidi; his sisters, Hazel
Hogan of Klamath Falls, OR, and Ruth Barker and husband
Herbert of Fullerton, CA.
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Dennis;
and a brother, Roy.
Obituaries are transcribed as published by the newspapers, or as sent to
by others. Spelling and grammar will not be changed in the article itself
a note may be posted upon request to help correct errors. If
a correction note, please send source(s) for the correction.