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Information for Wayne Lowell Bacon
23 May, 1909 16 February, 1990
From the Idaho Press Tribune,
dated February, 1990
Contributed by Delilah Barnard

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Wayne Bacon

    Wayne L. Bacon, 80, of Nampa, died Friday, Feb. 16, 1990, at his home.  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.  The Rev. A. Joseph Housh of the First United Methodist Church, Nampa, will officiate.  Private family interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
     Mr. Bacon was born May 23, 1909, at Okfuskee
, Okla., a son of Dudley G. and India Stevens Bacon.  He grew up and attended schools in Oklahoma.  He then followed the rodeo circuits, and later worked as a ranger in Yellowstone National Park.  He married Gladys P. Rowell on  Sept. 24, 1941, at Drumright, Okla.  He was then working the oil fields and refining plants and in the course of his work, the lived in several different states.  He retired in 1965 and they moved to Nampa, where they have since resided.
     His favorite hobby was training and working with horses.
     Survivors include his wife, Gladys, of Nampa; a son, Ronald W. Bacon of Nampa; a daughter, India L. Byington of Nampa; a brother, Jack Bacon of Stroud, Okla.; two sisters, Nina Jones of Bristow, Okla., Fern Ridenour of Cushing, Okla., seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, a daughter, two brothers and a sister.

     Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to noon Monday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.